Fighting between Taliban and Islamic State in Afghanistan

Fighting between Taliban and Islamic State in Afghanistan

Heavy fighting has been fought between Taliban insurgents and Islamic State (IS) group members in eastern Afghanistan since Monday, local authorities said on Wednesday. The clashes are taking place in two districts of Nangarhar province, bordering Pakistan, where the IS has attacked villages controlled by the Taliban. “IS fighters have taken control of six villages […]

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Taliban optimistic for their negotiations with the United States

Taliban optimistic for their negotiations with the United States

Taliban talks last month in Qatar with the United States were a success, their chief negotiator said on a visit to Moscow on Tuesday. Zalmay Khalilzad, the US envoy to Afghanistan, where the United States has been engaged militarily for more than seventeen years, announced at the end of January that it had reached a […]

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Afghanistan significant progress in peace talks between US and Taliban

Afghanistan: “significant progress” in peace talks between US and Taliban

The United States and the Taliban have made “significant progress” this week in their peace talks to end the 17-year war in Afghanistan, even if they still face some major obstacles. “The meetings here have been more productive than they have been in the past, and we have made significant progress on crucial issues,” Zalmay […]

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Afghanistan: Women suicide bombers kill at least 35 worshipers in Shia mosque

Afghanistan: Women suicide bombers kill at least 35 worshipers in Shia mosque

The attack by two kamikazes in a burqa killed at least 35 people on Friday. The balance sheet increased on Saturday in Gardez, eastern Afghanistan, where the authorities counted 35 dead and 94 wounded in the aftermath of the attack of two suicide bombers in a burqa in a Shiite mosque, claimed by the jihadists […]

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