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Iran is a Friend and Colleague of Afghanistan’s Difficult days: Abdullah

Afghan NUG’s chief of executive directorate (CE) Abdullah Abdullah, said at a commemoration ceremony of the 40th victory anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran held at the Iranian embassy in Kabul on Thursday that despite challenges, the relations between Afghanistan and Iran is at high levels.

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‘Our goal is to bring peace’ – US commits to troops leaving Afghanistan

A senior US government official, speaking after six days of US peace talks with Afghan Taliban militants, said that Washington was committed to withdrawing foreign forces from Afghanistan to end more than 17 years of war.

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Endgame in Afghanistan

THE endgame in Afghanistan is evolving rapidly. Expectations of an end to America’s long military adventure in Afghanistan have unleashed multiple moves to shape the country’s future.

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Endgame in Afghanistan

THE endgame in Afghanistan is evolving rapidly. Expectations of an end to America’s long military adventure in Afghanistan have unleashed multiple moves to shape the country’s future.

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US approached me seeking talks with Iran: Shamkhani

A close aide to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday US officials had approached him during a visit he made last month to Afghanistan to request talks with Tehran, Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

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two US envoys demanded to start talks between Iran and US

during his trip to Afghanistan two US envoys were demanded to start talks between Iran and US

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Iran reaches out to the Afghan Taliban in a bid to reconcile varying Afghan factions

Shortly after a high-ranking Iranian security official confirmed the existence of communication channels with the Afghan Taliban, a delegation from the group visited Tehran to hold high-level talks with Iranian officials. The move comes as different actors are trying to reach out to Taliban to initiate a national reconciliation in war-torn Afghanistan.

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US sees China, Russia and Iran as key players in Afghanistan

As Pakistan consults China, Russia and Iran to seek a negotiated settlement in Afghanistan, the United States too recognises that these three countries could play a key role in ending the Afghan conflict.

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Pakistan, Iran agree to fully support Afghan peace efforts

Pakistan and Iran have agreed to extend full support to the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned efforts for peace in Afghanistan.

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What Is Left for the US To Do in Afghanistan? The Answer: Lose.

These days it seems everything the U.S. military touches in Afghanistan turns to rubbish.

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UN Agency Reports Sharp Drop In Afghan Opium Production

Opium production in Afghanistan dropped by 29 percent last year, the United Nations anti-drug agency reported, a decrease attributed mainly to a severe drought.

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Belgium to Boost Troops Number in Afghanistan by Over 2.5 Times – Reports

The Belgian government approved a proposal by the country’s Defense Ministry to increase the number of troops in Afghanistan more than 2.5-fold in 2019, local media reported on Friday.

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Khalilzad returns to region to jump-start Afghan peace talks

The United States is once again sending its special representative, Zalmay Khalilzad, to Pakistan and Afghanistan to advance the goal of an intra-Afghan dialogue, the State Department announced on Friday. Mr Khalilzad, who will also visit the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, is coming with an inter-agency delegation on his third trip to the region in less than two months. He will stay in the region from Nov 8 to 20 and will meet Afghan government officials and other interested parties to “advance the goal of an intra-Afghan dialogue and negotiations that include the Taliban and lead to a sustainable peace,” the State Department said.

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Utah mayor killed in "insider attack" in Afghanistan, officials say

The mayor of a Utah city was killed during an attack in Afghanistan while he was serving with the state’s National Guard, the town’s temporary mayor Brent Chugg confirmed to CBS Salt Lake City affiliate KUTV. North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor died Saturday in an apparent “insider attack” in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.

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In Afghanistan, failure is heaped on failure

We have failed in Afghanistan, and our government is beginning to admit it.

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Afghan policeman launched attack that killed American soldier, US official says

An attack on U.S. troops in Afghanistan that killed one American was carried out by a member of the Afghan national police who is now in Afghan government custody, a U.S. official said Tuesday.

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