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CIA-Backed Afghan Forces Commit Atrocities: HRW

The CIA-backed Afghan forces have committed summary executions and other grave abuses without accountability, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released on Thursday. According to the New York-based rights group, these forces have unlawfully killed civilians during night raids, forcibly disappeared detainees, and attacked healthcare facilities for allegedly …

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US Mission in Afghanistan Has Not Changed: Esper

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says Washington will continue to pursue an aggressive military campaign against Taliban and other terrorist groups until Afghanistan reaches to a political settlement. In a surprise visit, the Pentagon chief arrived in Afghanistan on Sunday. On Monday, Esper appeared at a joint press conference with …

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Taliban Besieges 80 Afghan Forces in Urozgan

At least 80 Afghan security forces are under Taliban siege in southern Urozgan province of Afghanistan since several days, the provincial governor told Ariana News. Provincial governor Mohammad Shafiq Asadullah Saeed that Taliban militants launched a huge attack over Gizab district about 10 days ago. He further said the insurgent …

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Taliban Delegation Visits China

Suhail Shaheen, the Taliban spokesman for Qatar office confirmed on Sunday that a delegation of the group led by Mullah Baradar the head of Taliban’s political office in Qatar is in China for talks. Taliban deputy leader met with Chinese Special Envoy for Afghanistan Deng Xijun in Beijing where they …

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