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Dozens of rebels killed in fresh crackdowns

AT News Report KABUL: At least 75 militants have been killed and 20 others wounded in multiple extensive military crackdowns conducted by the Afghan security forces across the country in the past 24 hours, security officials said Sunday. The Ministry of Defense in a statement said that Afghan National Army …

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Key Taliban commander killed in Helmand airstrike

KABUL: Mullah Ahmad, the Taliban’s intelligence chief for the southern Helmand province was killed in an Afghan air force strike along with his two fighters, authorities said. The military in Helmand said the Taliban commander was mastermind of major attacks in the province. Mullah Ahmad was killed along with two …

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Winter operations against rebels ‘successful’

KABUL: The government says that during the winter operations, heavy casualties were inflicted on the armed opposition groups, with the security forces regaining more areas. Ghafoor Ahmad Jawid,spokesman of the ministry of defense said on Wednesday that the operationsgoing on in different provinces,would continue untilthe end of the winter. He …

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New mayor assigned to Kabul

AT-KABUL: Ahmad Zaki Sarfaraz has been appointed as new Kabul Mayor based on a decree issued by the Presidential Palace on Wednesday. The President Ghani’s new appointment made after 4-month, and during that period the Kabul Municipality was running by acting mayor. The decree states that the appointment of Ahmad …

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Clerics stress intra-Afghan dialogue

KABUL: Religious scholars in the northern Baghlan province urge that only intra-Afghan dialogues could help Afghans end the war. They said Wednesday that people are tired of war and that an intra-Afghan negotiation is urgently needed to find a way for the end of the two-decade war. They said that …

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Ahmadi appoints as acting Minister of Commerce

AT-KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday appointed his economic advisor Ajmal Ahmadi as acting Minister of Commerce and Industries. “In line with the paragraph 13 of article 64 of the constitution of Afghanistan, the appointment of Mr. Ajmal Ahmadi as acting of minister of commerce and industries of the Islamic …

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