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UNSC declares Masood Azhar “global terrorist”

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: Jaish-e-Mohammed founder Masood Azhar was finally declared a global terrorist by the UN Security Council on Wednesday The UN Security Council Committee statement: On 1 May 2019, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al-Qaida, and associated …

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Tayeb Jawad bags best diplomat award

AT News Report KABUL: Afghanistan’s Ambassador to the UK, Said Tayeb Jawad has been awarded with the 2019 Diplomat of the year award from Asia and Oceania by his diplomat peers, said Afghanistan Embassy in UK on Tuesday. Shamim Jawad, Jawad’s wife received the award on his behalf. “My husband was …

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US, Pakistan officials discuss Afghan peace efforts

AT News Report KABUL: US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice Wells and Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Islamabad on Monday, where they discussed issues related to the Afghan peace process with the Pakistani officials. Pakistani’s Foreign Office Additional Secretary …

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UN envoy meets Taliban leader, discusses peace process

AT News Report KABUL: The United Nations Secretary General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, met Taliban’s co-founder and head of the group’s political office in Qatar. Taliban said Friday in a statement that the meeting focused on the peace efforts, civilian casualties prevention and humanitarian assistance to needy people …

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