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Iran welcomes truce extension in Afghanistan

Iran welcomes truce extension in Afghanistan

TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (Press Shia) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi welcomed the Afghan government decision to extend truce after Eid al-Fitr holidays in the war-ravaged country.Bhram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of Iranian Foreign Ministry voiced his content with reciprocal commitment of Afghanistan’s government and Taliban terrorist group to the temporary ceasefire of Eid al-Fitr and...

UN chief welcomes Afghan-owned peace process

UN chief welcomes Afghan-owned peace process

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the announcement of a three-day partial ceasefire during the Eid al-Fitr holiday.This follows the recent announcement by the Afghan Government that it would begin a seven-day ceasefire on 12 June, the 27th day of Ramadan, and run to Eid al-Fitr. Guterres urged all parties concerned “to seize...

Taliban attack on Farah 'not a war on water '

Taliban attack on Farah 'not a war on water '

TEHRAN, May 21 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s ambassador to Afghanistan has said that Iran is not worried about constructing ‘Salma Dam’ in Afghanistan, rejecting the claims Iran was involved in Taliban attack on Farah city.Hamid Reza Bahrami made the remarks in an interview with Afghanistan ‘Tolo News ’ TV channel on Sunday evening. “When there are agreements between two countries...

Taliban attack on Afghan Farah city 'not a war on water '

Taliban attack on Afghan Farah city 'not a war on water '

TEHRAN, May 21 (Press Shia) – Iran’s ambassador to Afghanistan has said that Iran is not worried about constructing ‘Salma Dam’ in Afghanistan, rejecting the claims Iran was involved in Taliban attack on Farah city.Hamid Reza Bahrami made the remarks in an interview with Afghanistan ‘Tolo News ’ TV channel on Sunday evening. “When there are agreements between two countries to...

Taliban attack on Afghan Farah city 'not a war over water '

Taliban attack on Afghan Farah city 'not a war over water '

TEHRAN, May 21 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s ambassador to Afghanistan has said that Iran is not worried about constructing ‘Salma Dam’ in Afghanistan, rejecting the claims Iran was involved in Taliban attack on Farah city.Hamid Reza Bahrami made the remarks in an interview with Afghanistan ‘Tolo News ’ TV channel on Sunday evening. “When there are agreements between two countries...

Airstrikes kill 29 insurgents in S Afghanistan 

Airstrikes kill 29 insurgents in S Afghanistan 

LASHKARGAH, Mar. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – At least 29 armed militants were killed during air attacks by Afghan air force in Helmand province, south of Afghanistan, on Saturday, Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement released here on Sunday."The air force's warplanes targeted hideouts of Taliban militants in Gereshk, Nadali, Nahr-e-Saraj, Sangin and Marjah districts of southern Helmand...

Afghan forces kill 3 insurgents in northern province 

Afghan forces kill 3 insurgents in northern province 

KUNDUZ, Mar. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – At least three armed insurgents were killed and four others wounded during military operations in Kunduz province, north of Afghanistan, a local official said saturday."Security forces launched a military operation in Imam Sahib district of Kunduz province, on Friday night, killing three militants and injuring four others," Ghulam Hazrat Karimi, a police...

Afghan army destroys Taliban command center, defuses 30 bombs 

Afghan army destroys Taliban command center, defuses 30 bombs 

KABUL, Feb. 6 (Press Shia) –The Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel destroyed a Taliban control and command center in a mountainous province and defused 30 improvised bombs, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday."The ANA Air Force launched airstrikes on Monday in Wardoj district, Badakhshan province, destroying an enemy control and command center together with four vehicles and amount of weapons...

12 Taliban militants killed in air strikes in N Afghanistan 

12 Taliban militants killed in air strikes in N Afghanistan 

FAIZABAD, Feb. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – A total of 12 militants have been killed as the Afghan government forces warplanes pounded Taliban hideouts in the northern Badakhshan, Faryab and Sari Pul provinces on Monday, an army spokesman said.The government forces aircraft, including helicopter gunships, according to spokesman in the northern region Nasratullah Jamshidi, bombed Taliban hideouts in...

Kabul blast death toll hits nearly 100

Kabul blast death toll hits nearly 100

TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – According to new updates by local sources and media, the number of victims killed in the Saturday terrorist attack of Taliban on Kabul reaches nearly one hundred while 158 are announced wounded.As the clock ticks forward, the number of victims killed in Saturday terror attack of Kabul surges. While the early numbers were recounting around 40 killed and 140...