TimeLine Layout

July, 2021

  • 13 July

    Lavrov says US in pursuit of military bases near Afghanistan

    AT News KABUL: Russia says that the United States is attempting to establish military bases in Afghanistan’s neighboring countries. Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov, said Tuesday that Washington has not yet left Afghanistan, adding that it still interferes and launches airstrikes inside the country. He said that the United States …

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  • 13 July

    Army regains control of key district in Badakhshan

    AT News KABUL: The government says that it had recaptured Keran-o-Menjan district of northeastern Badakhshan province. The ministry of defense said in a statement on Tuesday that at least 32 Taliban fighters were killed and 14 others wounded in operations conducted by the Afghan security force in northern the province. …

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  • 13 July

    Afghanistan tops agenda at SCO summit

    AT News KABUL: Afghanistan’s conflict will be dominating the agenda of talks at Shanghai Cooperation Organization Foreign Ministers’ summit on Tuesday and Wednesday in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Afghan Foreign Minister Hanif Atmar and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov have left for Tajikistan to attend the SCO Foreign Ministries summit where the …

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  • 13 July

    Taliban warn Turkey of ‘consequences’ over its Kabul airport plans

    AT News KABUL: Taliban warned Turkey on Tuesday against its plans to provide security for Kabul airport after US-led foreign troops pull out of Afghanistan, warning Ankara of “dire consequences”. In a statement on Tuesday, Taliban opposed the presence of Turkish forces in Afghanistan. “Turkish officials had decided, with the …

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  • 12 July

    Fighting engulfs Ghazni; Afghan forces resist Taliban onslaught

    AT News KABUL: Fighting inside Ghazni city has intensified, local sources said on Monday, as Afghan security forces are putting up fierce resistance against the Taliban who are pushing with a heavy offensive across the embattled provincial capital of Ghazni province. The Taliban are using people and homes as shields. …

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  • 12 July

    Karzai meets Ghani, warns of foreign plots

    AT News KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai in a meeting for his successor Ashraf Ghani discussed the current situation of the country and the ongoing peace process. Karzai hoped that government officials be aware a foreign plot that iis going on against the country and people and take practical steps …

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  • 12 July

    Taliban capture town near Chinese border

    AT News KABUL: Taliban have captured Wakhan, a key district of northern Badakhshan province bordering China’s Xinjiang province, officials said on Monday. Provincial council members were cited by Sputnik as saying that Wakhan has fallen to the Taliban. The militants have closed in on the zero point on frontiers with …

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  • 12 July

    Taliban keep strong ties with al-Qaeda; Ghani’s aide

    AT News KABUL: Wahid Omar, an adviser to President Ghani claims that Taliban militants still hold strong relationship with the al-Qaeda terrorist network and jointly attack on government institutions. “This is a relationship between two bodies who believe violence, believe terrorism and believe killing of people. This relation is as …

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  • 12 July

    US resumes immigration visas for Afghan allies

    AT News KABUL: The US embassy in Kabul resumed Special Immigration Visa (SIV) to evacuate thousands of Afghan interpreter and staffs supported the U.S. mission in Afghanistan. “The U.S. Embassy Kabul has resumed immigrant visa interviews. The initial phase will involve rescheduling applicants who had their interviews postponed to mitigate elevated COVID risk,” …

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  • 12 July

    Turkmenistan ramps up military at Afghan border

    AT News KABUL: Turkmenistan has begun ramping up of its military presence along its borders with Afghanistan, moving an arsenal of heavy weaponry and aircrafts and helicopters, Turkmen officials were cited as saying on Monday. A Turkmen security official has said that more troops are being sent from a military …

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