TimeLine Layout

July, 2021

  • 17 July

    Afghanistan receives first airspace surveillance radars

    AT News KABUL: Afghanistan was handed over the first package of surveillance radars on Saturday, said the Civil Aviation Authority, a measure which will help foster airspace control and prevent from imminent militant attacks. Delivered at part of a €112m contract with Thales French Company, the radars will be installed …

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  • 17 July

    284 militants killed in raids

    AT News KABUL: At least 284 militants were killed and 205 were wounded since Friday after Afghan forces pounded the Taliban sanctuaries across Afghanistan. Afghan security forces staged counterassaults and engaged in clashes with the Taliban in Nangarhar, Ghazni, Khost, Maidan Wardak, Kandahar, Jawzjan, Sar-e-Pul, Samangan, Balkh, Helmand, Takhar and …

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  • 17 July

    Pakistan’s warning needs strong answer

    Officials in the presidential palace say that Pakistan has warned Afghan air force against any strike on the Taliban fighters in the Spin Boldak district. Spin Boldak fell to Taliban militants this week. The district lies on the so-called border crossing line of Durand that Afghanistan does not recognize as …

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  • 17 July

    EU voices support for Afghanistan quest for peace

    AT News KABUL: The European Union said on Friday it strongly supports Afghanistan peace process that leads to the end of war through a political settlement. Addressing a conference in Tashkent on Friday, Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell reiterated EU’s support for Afghan peace quest which leads to the end …

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  • 17 July

    Ghani seeks to bolster trade in Tashkent summit

    AT News KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani participated on Friday in an international conference in Uzbekistan and met with high-ranking officials of several countries. President Ghani addressed the international conference of Central and South Asia in Tashkent and called on officials of several countries such as Uzbekistan, India, US. He also …

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  • 17 July

    Hekmatyar calls for ceasefire ahead of Eid al-Adha

    AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: A temporary ceasefire, even if on terms set forth by the warring sides in Afghanistan, could contribute to stabilizing the situation in the country, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of Hezb-e Islami party told Sputnik. “If the countries of the region and the world agree to put …

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  • 17 July

    Karzai, Khan discuss peace, bilateral ties in phone conversation

    AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai talked to Pakistan Prime Minister Irman Khan on a phone call. They discussed the ongoing peace efforts in Afghanistan as well as good friendly ties between Kabul and Islamabad. Khan invited Karzai to visit Pakistan and the latter thanked for the invitation and …

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  • 17 July

    Khalilzad warns Taliban against ‘takeover of Afghanistan by force’

    AT News KABUL: As the Taliban are pushing deep into Afghanistan, U.S. Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said that Washington and its allies will never recognize or assist a Taliban government that takes power by force. US envoy said there was no ultimate military solution for Afghanistan conflict and that there …

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  • 17 July

    Pakistan’s vicious intensions regarding Wakhan corridor

    Commentary KABUL: The Islamabad Policy Research Institute released an incorrect map of Afghanistan that eliminated a huge part of northeastern Badakhshan province. The map highlights the areas controlled by the Taliban. According to the post, roughly 19% of the districts have been attributed to be under control of Taliban at …

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  • 17 July

    Russia fears spillover of conflict from Afghanistan

    AT News KABUL: Russia has warned that internal situation rapidly deteriorates in Afghanistan amid the hasty withdrawal of US and Nato troops from the war- buttered country. Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said in a conference on Central, and South Asia, opportunities and challenges that the situation rapidly deteriorates in …

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