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Taliban kill 12 Afghan policemen, troops in separate attacks

The Taliban targeted the police on Tuesday in Afghanistan’s eastern Laghman province, killing four police officers, including a district police chief, provincial officials said.

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U.S.-Taliban negotiators ‘agreed in draft’ on troop withdrawal, counter-terrorism

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban political leaders have ‘agreed in draft’ regarding the withdrawal of forces and counter-terrorism during the fifth round of talks in Qatar.

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US-Taliban Peace Talks End In Doha With No Deal

The longest round of peace talks between the United States and the Taliban has ended with “real strides” being made but without an agreement on troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said on March 12.

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Taliban optimistic about Doha meeting with US

Before resuming talks with America’s special representative in Doha, the Taliban have voiced optimism about Monday’s meeting.

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Taliban Officials To Hold Talks In Moscow With Prominent Afghan Figures

A delegation of Taliban officials was set to hold talks in Moscow with prominent Afghan figures, including former President Hamid Karzai, but no government officials.

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Taliban, US, Pakistan hail progress in peace talks

Afghan Taliban on Sunday acknowledged that progress had been made in talks held last week in Qatar but denied reaching any agreement with their American interlocutors on a ceasefire and talks with the Afghan government.

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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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As Russia plans Afghan peace talks, Kabul questions Taliban’s motives

Just over a week ago, Afghan and US officials hoped that after 17 years of war, the Taliban was starting down a road to peace. Despite a deadly four-day attack on the city of Ghazni, President Ashraf Ghani had offered the insurgents a second cease-fire since June, and Taliban leaders had hinted that they wanted to continue private talks held with US officials in July.

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Afghanistan declares ceasefire with Taliban ahead of Eid-al-Adha festival

Afghanistan on Sunday declared a “conditional” ceasefire with Taliban militants ahead of the Eid-al-Adha festival this week. The ceasefire starts on Monday and will be in place for around three months, “provided the Taliban reciprocate”, President Ashraf Ghani said.

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۱۶ killed in Taliban attack on Ghazni City, eastern Afghanistan

Sixteen people have been killed and 33 others injured after Taliban militants launched a big offensive on Ghazni city, the capital of Afghanistan’s eastern Ghazni province on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Islamic State releases photos from Jowzjan battles with the Taliban

Earlier today the Islamic State released a photo-set from recent clashes with the Taliban in Afghanistan’s northern Jowzjan province. Scores of jihadists have been killed on both sides in the past two weeks.

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Ceasefire ends after deadly new attack on Taliban

A suicide bomber killed at least 19 people in Afghanistan yesterday, the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday ceasefire.

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Afghanistan extends unilateral ceasefire with Taliban after Eid celebrations

Afghanistan on Saturday evening extended its unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban. The government’s earlier ceasefire was to end on June 20. “The details about the extended ceasefire will soon be shared with the people,” said President Ashraf Ghani in a televised address, according to TOLO News.

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IS claims responsibility for Afghanistan Eid car bomb that killed 26

car bomb killed at least 26 people at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday, an official said, as soldiers and militants celebrated an unprecedented Eid ceasefire.

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Taliban resurgence threatens Afghan government, foreign actors alike

While the US-led attacks have failed to curb the activities of terrorist groups in Afghanistan, new reports suggest that the Taliban have increased their presence in rural areas near capital Kabul, to the extent that even the security forces do not dare to patrol those areas.

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The Latest: Taliban claim attack on Afghan government post

The Taliban have claimed responsibility for a blistering attack on a government compound in Afghanistan’s central province of Ghazni that killed at least 15 members of the security forces.

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