Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Afghanistan

US withdrawal in Afghanistan up to 44% complete

CENTCOM said 300 C-17 cargo planes of material have departed Afghanistan while 13,000 pieces of equipment have been marked for destruction.

Pakistan Stops Official Contact with Afghan National Security Chief

Mohib not only repeated his allegations but called Pakistan a “brothel house.”

Afghans who helped the US now fear being left behind

The fate of interpreters after the troop withdrawal is one of the looming uncertainties surrounding the withdrawal.

Pakistan and Uzbekistan deny any US military base for Afghan mission

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi made the remarks to reporters in Islamabad, explaining that his government has adopted a policy that allows it to become "only partners in peace” and not join any future U.S. war.

Taliban, Afghan Govt Declare Three-Day Eid Ceasefire

Taliban instructed their fighters “to halt all offensive operations against the enemy countrywide from the first till the third day of Eid”.

US could Sanction Pakistan post-Withdrawal; Rubin

If the pattern repeat as for the last few times, it is not unlikely the US will sanction Pakistan after it withdraws from Afghanistan, and perceives it no longer needs Pakistan.

The lies that were told to sustain the US and UK mission in Afghanistan

Without American airpower holding back Taliban advances, the truths will be more violent, unpalatably bitter and lead to more lies, as a new chapter in decades of violence churns and swirls.

In meeting with Taliban, PM Imran Khan says intra-Afghan talks provide ‘historic’ opportunity for...

On Wednesday, as the Taliban delegation commenced its visit, Prime Minister Imran and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had discussed the progress in the ongoing peace process and strengthening of relations between the two countries. In a phone contact with Ghani, the premier reiterated Pakistan’s steadfast support for an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process leading to a political solution to the conflict.

Suspected rickshaw bomb kills 15, mostly children, at Afghan Koran reading ceremony

No-one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack and Mr Jumazada said an investigation was underway into why children were targeted.

”Apologize to the Afghan people”: China scoffs after Canberra demands Beijing retract poster about...

“The Australian government should bring the culprits to justice and offer an official apology to the Afghan people and make the solemn pledge that they will never repeat such crimes. They said that the Chinese government should feel ashamed. It is Australian soldiers who committed such cruel crimes. Shouldn’t the Australian government feel ashamed? Shouldn’t they feel ashamed for their soldiers killing innocent Afghan civilians?”.