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Taliban overrun Uruzgan’s Dihrawod district: Police

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Nov 13, 2020 - 11:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban captured the Dihrawod district of central Uruzgan province after two months of fighting, an official said on Friday. District Police Chief Jan Mohammad Karimi told Pajhwok Afghan News said the Taliban captured district...
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Peace deal with US effective: Taliban

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Nov 10, 2020 - 12:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban have urged the American president-elect that implementation of the Doha agreement is the most effective tool of ending the conflict between both the two countries. In a statement, the Taliban said the Doha deal, signed...
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Taliban expect Joe Biden to abide by Doha deal

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Nov 09, 2020 - 18:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban say they expect US president-elect Joe Biden to abide by the deal signed with his predecessor Donald Trump in Doha to remove American troops from Afghanistan .
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Taliban destroy parts of Ghazni-Paktika highway

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Nov 08, 2020 - 17:04
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials say Taliban militants have destroyed a 500-meter portion of the Ghazni-Paktika highway, a claim the insurgent group denied. Haji Mohammad, acting chief of Andar district of Ghazni province, told Pajhwok Afghan...
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6-member Taliban group detained in Parwan

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Nov 02, 2020 - 11:23
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A six-member Taliban militant group has been arrested in central Parwan province, local officials said on Monday.
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20 Taliban killed, weapons destroyed in Badakhshan airstrike

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Oct 30, 2020 - 12:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty Taliban have been killed, three hideouts and some weapons destroyed in the Afghan Air Force strike in northeastern Badakhshan province, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Friday. The strike took place in the Yaftal Bala...
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Al-Qaeda "heavily embedded" within Taliban in Afghanistan: UN official

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Oct 30, 2020 - 09:38
KABUL (Pajhwok): Top UN official has said that Al-Qaeda is still "heavily embedded" within the Taliban in Afghanistan , in spite of a historic US-Taliban agreement earlier this year, according to a media report on Thursday. Earlier this year, the US...
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US, Taliban talk factors behind rising unrest

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Oct 29, 2020 - 12:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): Taliban and US officials held talks in Qatar on rebel prisoners and names of rebel leaders on blacklists, the Taliban political office said on Thursday. The delegation-level talks were attended by Taliban political office head...
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Taliban, Daesh deputy district chiefs held in Nangarhar

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Oct 25, 2020 - 16:21
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): One Daesh and one Taliban ’s shadow deputy district chief have been detained by security forces in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.
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188 civilians killed, injured in Taliban attacks: MoI

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Oct 24, 2020 - 16:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): Fifty-one civilians have been killed 137 others wounded in the Taliban attacks in the past one week, The Interior Ministry (MoI) on Saturday. The Taliban carried out 356 attacks during the period, the MoI wrote on its facebook page...
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Taliban set up checkpoints on key highway

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Oct 19, 2020 - 15:31
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have established checkpoints on the Kabul -Kandahar Highway in southern Ghazni province, where they search vehicles and collect tax, drivers and passengers said on Monday.
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American forces reject Doha Agreement violation

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Oct 18, 2020 - 18:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): US Forces in Afghanistan on Sunday spurned Taliban ’s claim of violating the Doha Agreement by conducting airstrikes in Helmand and Farah provinces. “We categorically reject the Taliban's claim the United States has violated the US-...
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Taliban wants peace agreement with US bottom-line for talks: Saleh

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Oct 16, 2020 - 18:49
KABUL (Pajhwok): First Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Friday said that Afghan nation commemorate their heroes but no Afghan remembered and dropped tears for the fall of Taliban ’s regime after 25 years. Saleh expressed the view while addressing a...
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251 civilians suffer causalities in Taliban attacks

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Oct 14, 2020 - 14:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior Affairs on Wednesday said 251 civilians suffered causalities in Taliban attacks during the past week across the country. Tariq Aryan, MoI spokesman, wrote on his Twitter account that the civilian causalities...
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Helmand: 170 Taliban killed in last 48 hours

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Oct 12, 2020 - 16:08
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 170 Taliban militants have been killed and hundreds of others wounded in security forces operations during the last 48 hours in southern Helmand province, police said on Monday. Police Chief Brig. Gen. Khalil Rahman...
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Trump will win reelection, hope Taliban

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Oct 11, 2020 - 08:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban hope US President Donald Trump, who said last week that all American troops should return home by Christmas, will win next month’s election. "We hope he will win the election and wind up US military presence in...
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Trump’s announcement a positive step: Taliban

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Oct 08, 2020 - 14:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Thursday hailed President Donald Trump’s pledge to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by Christmas. The spokesman for Taliban’s political office in Qatar welcomed the US leader’s announcement in a brief statement...
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Join hands for Islamic govt, Taliban urge Afghans

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Oct 06, 2020 - 15:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban have called on all sides to understand the sensitivity of the time and join hands for the establishment of an inclusive, independent and Islamic government. The Taliban said this in a statement issued on the 19...
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No plan to meet Ghani: Taliban’s political office

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Oct 06, 2020 - 08:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): Taliban leaders have no plans to meet President Ashraf Ghani during his visit to Qatar, the militant movement’s political office in Doha says. On Monday, Ghani left for Doha and held talks with top Qatari officials besides meeting...
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21 Taliban killed, 17 injured in Uruzgan fighting

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Oct 01, 2020 - 13:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 20 fighters have been killed and 17 others wounded in clashes and airstrikes in central Uruzgan province, an official claimed on Thursday. Ahmad Shah Sahil, the governor’s spokesman, said the insurgents -- armed with...
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