President Ashraf Ghani has appointed Ahmad Zaki Sarfaraz as Kabul mayor. The Presidential Palace said in a statement he will Kabul's mayor until such time as mayoral elections are held.

Map. History of Afghanistan conflict

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Text of Moscow declaration in English Afghanistan1 month ago
Text of Moscow declaration in English Afghanistan
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ISKP has claimed that militants targeted an Afghan police in the 8th district, Kabul.
United States has not agreed on any timeline to pull U.S. troops from Afghanistan, says State Department.
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Two journalists killed in an attack on a radio station in Afghanistan
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President Ashraf Ghani has appointed Ahmad Zaki Sarfaraz as Kabul mayor. The Presidential Palace said in a statement he will Kabul's mayor until such time as mayoral elections are held.
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NATO has conducted an airstrike in Sangin district of Helmand province where 3 Taliban fighters were killed as a result. US Forces PAO in Kabul tells.
Reports that USA reinforcements, which came in late summer last year, left Farah AB1 month ago
Reports that USA reinforcements, which came in late summer last year, left Farah AB
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The Taliban: Washington pledged during the talks to withdraw half of its troops from Afghanistan by April
Senate approves Mideast policy bill, 77-23. Assists Israel and sanctions Syria. Also includes provision to oppose speedy Trump Administratoon troop withdrawal from Syria
The US Senate is adopting legislation opposing withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan and imposing sanctions on the Assad regime
"There have been no agreements that have actually been finalized" @CENTCOM's Gen Votel says of US talks with Taliban, just ".framework for continuing discussions"
Talks with Taliban in "very, very early" stages says head of @CENTCOM.
2 killed and 2 wounded in IED blast in Shinwar district1 month ago
2 killed and 2 wounded in IED blast in Shinwar district
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Head of Taliban delegation from Moscow: The results of our talks with Washington are successful
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21 People Sentenced to Prison over Kabul Intercontinental Hotel Attack
Afghanistan ISIS claims targeted assassination of a Policemen officer in Jalalabad
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UN, powers and Islamic countries should guarantee implementation of peace deal, Taliban delegation chief Stanikzai says at meeting with Afghan politicians in Moscow
Taliban member Abbas Stanakzai tells MoscowTalks envoys the country's Constitution is illegitimate and has been imposed on Afghans by  Kabul's administration. He says the Constitution in proving to be a barrier in the way of peace1 month ago
Taliban member Abbas Stanakzai tells #MoscowTalks envoys the country's Constitution is illegitimate and has been imposed on Afghans by Kabul's administration. He says the Constitution in proving to be a barrier in the way of peace
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Taliban call for removal of their members' names from blacklist
Ex-communist leader, Tanai shakes hand with Taliban representative, Abass Istanekzai.1 month ago
Ex-communist leader, Tanai shakes hand with Taliban representative, Abass Istanekzai.
Sohail Shaheen - Taliban political office spokesman - among those who arrived to Moscow for Afghanistan peace talks.1 month ago
Sohail Shaheen - Taliban political office spokesman - among those who arrived to Moscow for Afghanistan peace talks.
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Kremlin spox: We don't plan any contacts with Taliban delegation visiting Moscow.
As a regional power, Russia can help strengthen Afghan peace process launched by US, Ata Mohammad Noor says as he arrives at meeting with Taliban in Moscow1 month ago
As a regional power, Russia can help strengthen Afghan peace process launched by US, Ata Mohammad Noor says as he arrives at meeting with Taliban in Moscow
We are expecting 'a very good meeting and officially we'll be talking later on', @KarzaiH ex Afhganistan leader walking shoulder to shoulder with head of Qatar-based Taliban Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai.The latter agrees:'Yes'  'Inter-Afghan dialogue', very important event1 month ago
We are expecting 'a very good meeting and officially we'll be talking later on', @KarzaiH ex Afhganistan leader walking shoulder to shoulder with head of Qatar-based Taliban Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai.The latter agrees:'Yes' 'Inter-Afghan dialogue', very important event
Unidentified gunmen shot dead a policeman and took away his weapon in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday morning, an official said.
Afghan politicians and Taliban representatives gather for talks in Moscow1 month ago
Afghan politicians and Taliban representatives gather for talks in Moscow
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Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 21, including 11 policemen at checkpoint in northern province.
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At least 28 members of ANDSF killed including 25 ANA, 23 others wounded. Taliban red unit launched a coordinated attack against ANDSF posts in Talwaka 5 KMs south of Kundoz city, sources in Kundoz province tells.
Former Balkh governor and Jamiat member Atta Mohammad Noor says he will attend Moscow talks alongside few prominent Afghan leaders. He says in a tweet that the talks will be a pathway towards strengthening peace efforts led by the US and facilitated by other countries.1 month ago
Former Balkh governor and Jamiat member Atta Mohammad Noor says he will attend Moscow talks "alongside few prominent Afghan leaders". He says in a tweet that the talks will be a pathway towards strengthening peace efforts led by the US and facilitated by other countries".
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Former president Hamid Karzai has confirmed he will attend this week's peace talks in Moscow. He says this is the first step towards inter-Afghan dialogue
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