Tag Archives: Afghanistan

HPC Welcomes U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks in Qatar

Afghanistan’s High Peace Council (HPC) has welcomed the recent meeting of U.S. delegation with Taliban representatives in Qatar, considered it as a positive step forward towards ending the 17-year-old war in the country. The U.S. delegation led by peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad met with representatives of Taliban in Doha on …

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Abdullah Calls for Collective Efforts of Regional Countries in Fight Against Terrorism

Addressing the 17th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Tajikistan on Friday, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah called for collective efforts of regional countries in the fight against terrorism.  Abdullah said that terrorism remains the biggest “collective” challenge in the region and that Afghanistan as a frontline state bears the bulk …

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Suicide Attack in Helmand Leaves Eight Dead

At least eight people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at the office of a candidate running for upcoming parliamentary elections in southern Helmand province on Tuesday afternoon, officials said. The incident took place at around 02:00 p.m. at the office of Mohammad Saleh Achakzay which also wounded 11 …

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