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Sunday, 09 February 2020 06:23

28 Armed Taliban Joined Peace Process

Saturday, February 08, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) Twenty-eight armed Taliban given up violence and joined peace process in Nangarhar.
By handing over their weapons to security forces, the Taliban apologized for what they had done in the past to destroy Afghanistan and shed the blood of their compatriots, said they would than contribute to securing the people and rebuilding their country.
Shah Mahmood Meyakhail governor of Nangahrar urged other Taliban members to stop fighting and bloodshed and pursue peace.
Based on the figures, 142 Taliban members surrendered to government in Nangahrar this year.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, 09 February 2020 06:19

Terrorist Attack Prevented in Nangarhar

Sunday, February 9, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) A terrorist attack was prevented in Khogyani District, Nangarhar.
Security forces succeeded to discover a Taliban weapons cache.
The cache was located in suburb of Khogyani district.
Selab army corps media office in east of the country with releasing a statement said, dozens heavy and light weapons, bombs, mines were discovered and seized .
According to the army corps report, the terrorists wanted to attack on civil and militants institutions using these weapons.
No one has been detained in this regard.
According to another report, police with discovering of ten mines from busy roads of Nangarhar, prevented from a series of blasts.
Security officials blamed Taliban for failed mine planting.
T. Yarzada

Sunday February 9, 2020
Qala-e-Naw (BNA) Nine Taliban terrorist group were killed in Balamorghab District, Badghis yesterday.
Zafar army corps press office in west of the country told BNA, the militants were killed in air forces strike in Balamurghab district, Badghis.
A local leader of Taliban has been injured in the operation.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, 09 February 2020 06:17

Regions Cleanup from Insurgents in Balkh

Sunday, February 9, 2020
Mazar-e-Sharif (BNA) Six Taliban insurgents were injured and several villages have been cleared from insurgents in air strike of security troops in Balkh yesterday.
Mohammad Hanef Rezaee Shaheen 209 army corps spokesman told BNA, security forces operation with support of air forces took place in Charboldak district, Meherullah and Akbar known Mokhlis two Taliban leaders were also injured and their vehicle has been destroyed.
During the operation, several villages of Charboldak district were also cleared from insurgents, he added.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, 08 February 2020 10:15

Traffic Accident Took the Lives of Commuter

Saturday, February 08, 2020
Ghazni (BNA) A commuter was martyred and seven others have been injured in a traffic accident in Ghazni this morning.
Mohammad Aref Noori spokesman for Ghazni governor told BNA, as a result of car type of Mazda and a bus passenger crash in Kabul-Kandahar highway near Ghazni gate near Maidan-Wardak, a commuter was martyred and seven others were injured.
He added that the incident was caused by car drivers’ negligence and inattention of traffic rules.
The wounded were taken to Ghazni hospital for treatment.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, February 08, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) An irrigational canal put into exploitation in Sourkhroad District, Nangarhar.
The canal can irrigate 400 hectares of land.
Amanullah Mayankhail head of rural rehabilitation and development of Nangarhar told BNA, the construction of the canal has made the farmer optimistic about their prosperity in part of Sourkhroad district.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, 08 February 2020 10:14

Taliban Militants Killed in Kandahar Raid

Saturday, February 08, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) Eight Taliban militants were killed and six others have been injured in a clearing operation conducted by ANA forces in Kandahar last night.
The operation carried out on Taliban hideout in suburb of Maiwand district bazaar, two other Taliban associates were also arrested.
Atal army corps in south of the country with releasing a statement said, a hideout of Taliban with all war equipment has been destroyed in the operation.
The army corps confirmed that two other Taliban were also arrested in the operation.
According to reports, the militants were targeted on their hideout while terrorist activities.
Another report says, police of Kandahar with discovering of ten mines from busy roads of the province, prevented from a series of blasts.
No one has been detained in planting of mines.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, 08 February 2020 07:03

Taliban Leader Killed in Baghlan Conflict

Saturday, February 08, 2020
Kabul (BNA) A Taliban leader was killed in a clash by security troops in Baghlan yesterday.
Ahmad Jaweed Basharat spokesman for Baghlan security directorate told BNA, the Taliban leader known Sharwal was killed in a clash by security troops in Hosainkhail region, Pul-e-Khomri city, and capital of the province.
According to Basharat, two other insurgents have been injured and a vehicle of the insurgents was also seized in the clash.
He added that the leader of Taliban was involved in most of anti-government activities in Baghlan-Pul-e-Khomri highway.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, February 08, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan has been reelected to the vice-chair of the United Nations Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People during a meeting held recently.
Afghanistan permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador Adela Raza in a statement thanked the committee members for reelecting Afghanistan as a vice-chair.
“Afghanistan is honored by your confidence and will continue to do our best to fulfill this important commitment,” she said.
Over this past year, she said Afghanistan exercised the vice-chairmanship of the committee with a firm dedication to our brothers and sisters in Palestine.
“During this past year, we have shown solidarity to the cause of the Palestinians by raising the urgency of finding a solution to bring an end to decades of the long conflict.”
She said Afghanistan defended Palestine’s inalienable right for self-determination and strongly advocated this right at all forums and platforms.
“This includes the recent OIC’s emergency meeting in Jeddah following the meeting in July 2019 and the May 2019 Extraordinary Islamic Summit Conference, which was attended by President Ashraf Ghani showing Afghanistan’s commitment to the plight of the Palestinians.”
In the latter, President Ghani stressed how failure to address the plight of the Palestinian people has robbed several generations in the Middle East of the opportunity of living in stability and prosperity. “We must not allow this suffering to continue further.”
She said as a gesture of strong bond Afghanistan last year contributed 78,000,000 Afghanis to the budget of UNWRA under a strong belief the contribution would as a message that the Afghan people would continue to stand side by side their Palestinian brothers and sisters.

Saturday, February 08, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Special Representative of the President and the State Minister for Peace, Abdul Salam Rahimy, in his meeting with Tadamichi Yamamoto, UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan, and his accompanying delegation said that the government of Afghanistan will continue its efforts for the cessation of violence before the start of negotiations.
In this meeting, the State Minister for Peace thanked UNAMA for its cooperation in the Afghanistan peace process and emphasized on the effective role of this institution in the advancement of the Afghan peace process, the statement from the ministry told The Kabul Times.
Minister Rahimy provided information on recent developments in the peace process and called for UNAMA's continued support for the peace process. He also added that the Afghan people insist on the cessation of violence, and the government will continue its efforts to fulfill this demand before the start of negotiations.
Yamamoto reaffirmed UNAMA's continued support for the Afghanistan peace process and announced its readiness to cooperate more closely with the State Ministry for Peace.
Mentioning his recent visit to Iran, UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan emphasized on Pakistan's influence in the Afghanistan peace process, the ability of regional countries to facilitate the peace process, regional consensus and the role of these countries in the peace process.

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