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The security forces raided what it was called the “last tent” installed by the people protesting the government’s “carelessness” regarding the worsening security

 

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), but in Afghanistan is famous by its Arabic language acronym Daesh.  The group is widely known for its video of beheading civilians and military.

 

A suicide bomber who planned to blow himself among the people that had just broken their fast, went to al-Zahra mosque in the Dasht-e-Barchi neighborhood Police District 13.

 

India’s ‘Hekmatyar moment’ — a reference to the recent meeting between Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan Manpreet Vohra and leader of the Hizb-e-Islami group Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, better known as the ‘butcher of Kabul’ for the merciless acts of violence carried out by him in the 1990s – is upon us.

 

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani referred to Pakistan nine times in his 36-minute speech at the Kabul Process conference on June 6, a one-day meeting between the Afghan government and representatives of 27 countries and international organizations charged with restarting a peace process in this violence-torn country.

 

We applaud the women journalists of Afghanistan. We do so in recognition of their relentless bravery in breaking man-made cultural taboos.

 

Meaningful dialogue is very much important. There is simply no alternative to conciliation through a dialogue which leads toward some results.

 

Our region is coming under more threats and attacks carried out by different terrorist groups. Afghanistan as the main target of terrorism has been giving victims for long years.

 

Our country is experiencing disappointing days and nights especially for the past one week. When you get out of your residence and go to the downtown in Kabul, the face of the city reminds you the days of the 1992-1996 civil war; quiet, fearful and sad with almost closed markets and empty roads and sidewalks.

 

President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday officially opened the Kabul Process for Peace and Security Cooperation Conference, saying that six days ago, 13 brave Afghan policemen gave their lives to stop a sewerage truck packed with military grade explosives from entering the diplomatic compounded, a direct violation of Geneva accords.

 


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