As fighting escalates and at least 17 districts fall to the Taliban, it is reported that the government’s negotiators have met with the Taliban political members. They have held their first meeting in Doha, Qatar. “The Afghan government and Taliban negotiators met in the Qatar capital Doha. This was the first discussion between – More…

  The US Special Envoy for Afghanistan has begun a new round of visits to Afghanistan, Qatar, and other countries in the region. The US State Department wrote in a press release yesterday evening: “Zalmai Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for the Peace Process in Afghanistan, has just begun a new tour (June 4), during – More…

  A new round of Afghan peace talks will begin in Doha, Qatar Following the escalation of violence and the severance of contacts between the peace delegation of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Taliban negotiators, a new booth of opportunity has now opened for the resumption of these talks, which has brought new – More…

    The following weeks have been difficult and exhausting for the country’s military on the battlefield. Instead of reducing violence during the holy month of Ramadan, the Taliban used their last military might to take control of parts of the country. The group said that the attacks were in defense of the geography that – More…

    The Taliban declared a three-day ceasefire on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, a move met with praise from the Supreme Council of National Reconciliation leadership, as the group has intensified their attacks against the Afghan security and defense forces.   “All fighters in the group have been instructed to stop their offensive attacks – More…

Zalmai Khalilzad, the US special envoy for Afghanistan peace, said that the world and the region were united in their opposition to the Taliban’s attempt to seize power through military operations and increasing their violence against the Afghan security and defense forces. According to a newsletter released by US Embassy in Kabul, the US officials – More…

The Taliban have said in connection with the delay in the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan that they will not attend any peace talks on Afghanistan until all foreign troops have left. Mohammad Naeem, Wardak, spokesman for the Taliban’s political office in Qatar, wrote on Twitter on Wednesday: “Unless all foreign forces leave the – More…

In the spike of a surge of violence in Afghanistan, on April 7, the Taliban have targeted the Kandahar Airfield and the U.S. military installations, as two sides breach the Doha accord.   Amid the Taliban’s ongoing attacks, the U.S. Department of Defense has called on the Taliban to “reduce their violence”. Meanwhile, the Taliban said – More…