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Iranian Spokesman Condoles Death of Afghan Counterpart in Terror Attack

Iranian Spokesman Condoles Death of Afghan Counterpart in Terror Attack

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian administration’s spokesperson Ali Rabiee offered condolences on the death of one of his Afghan counterparts in a roadside bomb explosion in Kabul. - Politics news - In a statement on Monday, Rabiee condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul that killed three people, including Zia Wadan, the spokesman for the National Public Protection Force, a security...

Top Afghan Security Official Slams Escalating Taliban Attacks

Top Afghan Security Official Slams Escalating Taliban Attacks

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – National Security Adviser to Afghanistan’s president Hamdullah Mohib deplored an escalation in the destructive activities of the Taliban in his country. - Politics news - In a meeting with Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani, held in Tehran on Tuesday, Mohib said the agreements signed between the US and the Taliban have not reduced the...

Afghan Top Security Official to Visit Iran Tuesday

Afghan Top Security Official to Visit Iran Tuesday

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – National Security Adviser to Afghanistan’s president Hamdullah Mohib will visit Tehran on Tuesday for talks on the bilateral and regional issues. - Politics news - Mohib is scheduled to arrive in Tehran on December 22 for a one-day visit at the invitation of Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani.The senior Afghan adviser and Shamkhani are...

Afghan Govt., Taliban to Resume Peace Talks in January

Afghan Govt., Taliban to Resume Peace Talks in January

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban will resume in early January as the two sides take a break after reaching agreement on procedural ground rules for sustaining their dialogue to end the war. - World news - The talks between the Afghan sides began in Qatar in September, months after the United States and the Taliban struck a deal on the withdrawal...

Iranian Deputy FM Meets with Afghan Leaders in Kabul

Iranian Deputy FM Meets with Afghan Leaders in Kabul

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi held meetings with top Afghan officials in Kabul for talks on various issues. - Politics news - In a meeting on Saturday, the Iranian diplomat and Chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah talked about the course of Afghan peace negotiations and the...

1 Killed As Rockets Hit Multiple Locations in Afghan Capital (+Video)

1 Killed As Rockets Hit Multiple Locations in Afghan Capital (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – One individual was killed after at least four rockets were fired near the Hamid Karzai International Airport and the Khwaja Rawash area in Kabul, the Afghan Interior Affairs Ministry reported. - World news - Multiple rockets landed at Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport as well as the Khwaja Rawash area early in the morning on Saturday, December 12.Informing about...

Afghan Civilian Casualties from Air Strikes ‘Tripled’ Under Trump

Afghan Civilian Casualties from Air Strikes ‘Tripled’ Under Trump

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The number of Afghan civilians killed in air strikes jumped more than three-fold from 2017, a Costs of War project report said. - World news - Civilian deaths in Afghanistan have soared by a whopping 330 percent under US President Donald Trump, according to a new report which blames the administration’s move to loosen military rules of engagement three years ago.During...

Iran Hails New Deal in Afghan Peace Talks

Iran Hails New Deal in Afghan Peace Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson welcomed a recent deal between the Afghan government and the Taliban to press on with peace talks. - Politics news - In a statement on Thursday, Saeed Khatibzadeh reaffirmed Iran’s support for peaceful solutions, restoration of calm, and establishment of security in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.He also...

Kuwaiti, Afghan FMs Decry Assassination of Iranian Scientist

Kuwaiti, Afghan FMs Decry Assassination of Iranian Scientist

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The foreign ministers of Kuwait and Afghanistan condemned the assassination of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. - Politics news - In separate telephone conversations with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday, the senior Afghan and Kuwaiti diplomats denounced the assassination.Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah...

3 Killed As 14 Rockets Hit Multiple Targets in Afghan Capital (+Video)

3 Killed As 14 Rockets Hit Multiple Targets in Afghan Capital (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Several blasts have rocked Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, while at least 14 rockets landed in various parts of the city, killing and wounding over a dozen, authorities told media. - World news - Afghanistan's interior ministry said that 14 rockets hit Kabul, killing three people and wounding 11 others, local 1TVNews reported. An Afghan television station shared...