TimeLine Layout

July, 2021

  • 10 July

    Insurgents capture 2 military bases in Kandahar

    AT News KABUL: The Taliban have purportedly overrun two military outposts in PD 7 Kandahar’s capital city, a security source said on Friday. Provincial Police said that the reinforce security forces arrived in the area to push the militants back. Kandahar is insecure province in the south, where fierce clashes …

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  • 10 July

    Karzai lauds Kabul-Taliban ‘rapprochement’ in Iran

    AT News KABUL: Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has extolled the recent meeting between Afghan government and Taliban delegations in Tehran as “an effective step towards peace in the country”. He welcomed a joint statement by both the parties, who met in Tehran, which called the continuation of war a …

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  • 10 July

    Afghanistan receives 1.4 million doses of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine

    AT News KABUL: More than 1.4 million doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine arrived today in Afghanistan. Donated by the United States to COVAX, the 1,484,900 doses were delivered through the COVAX Facility’s dose-sharing scheme to the Government of Afghanistan. This is the first of two vaccine consignments …

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  • 10 July

    Taliban visit Moscow to woo Russia, harp on gains

    AT News KABUL: A Taliban delegation is visiting Moscow, in a bid to allay fears that the group’s territorial expansion won’t threaten Russia’s allies in Central Asia – the latest in a constellation of the Taliban’s trips across the region as part of peace process. Representatives of the Taliban flew …

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  • 8 July

    Dilip Kumar will be remembered in Afghanistan as legend and unparalleled star

    By Hafiz AhmadiKABUL: Dilip Kumar, the legendary and veteran Indian actor who has a great number of fans in Afghanistan passed away on Wednesday, July 07 due to illness at a Mumbai hospital.Kumar was born in a Muslim family of Pashtoon origin on December 11, 1922 in the Qissa Khwani …

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  • 7 July

    Afghanistan records 1,092 virus cases, 62 deaths

    AT News KABUL: Afghanistan has recorded 1,092 new cases of coronavirus and 62 deaths in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Wednesday. The new cases come positive out of 3,481 suspected samples in the past 24 hours. Another 1,062 patients have fully recovered during these hours and …

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  • 7 July

    India, Russia to hold talks on Afghanistan

    AT News KABUL: India, seen as a key player in peace-making in Afghanistan, is ramping up diplomatic efforts with Russia, with its External Affairs Minister heading to Moscow to discuss the current situation in the war-torn country. Indian foreign minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is, however, taking a detour in Iran where …

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  • 7 July

    Iran hosts Taliban, Afghan officials as US exits

    AT News KABUL: In the midst of a security vacuum being left by the United States in Afghanistan, Iran is hosting senior Taliban negotiators and Afghan officials, a Taliban spokesman said on Wednesday – the latest in a string of Tehran’s attempts to facilitate peace negotiations between the feuding factions …

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  • 7 July

    Battle rages as Taliban storm provincial town

    AT News KABUL: Taliban fighters attacked the Qala-e-Naw city the provincial capital of the least-developed province of Badghis in the northwest on Wednesday. There were conflicting statements from local officials. Provincial Governor Hesamuddin Shams on Wednesday before noon admitted that Taliban have all six districts and the battle was going …

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  • 7 July

    Chaos in Afghanistan raises stakes for Russia

    AT News KABUL: As the United States withdraws from Afghanistan, Russia is becoming exponentially troubled by worsening security situation in the country and is trying to step in to shore up sagging defences of its allies bordering Afghanistan. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday expressed Kremlin’s extreme worries about …

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