Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Mohsen Baharvand has met with Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Mirwais Nab at the Dougharoun-Islam Qala border point, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and caretaker of the Foreign Ministry of Afghanistan Mohammad Hanif Atmar held talks on a broad range of issues in Tehran.
The dastardly attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir last week and its shocks are being felt far and wide. It might have a bearing on the progress of Afghan peace talks as well. Pakistan’s envoy to Kabul said on Tuesday that peace talks between the United States and the Afghan Taliban would be affected if India showed […]
Afghan ambassador to Iran said that bilateral cooperation between Iran and Afghanistan is enhancing in political, economic, cultural and security domains. Nasir Ahmad Nour made the remarks on Saturday in a special ceremony held at Afghan embassy in Tehran to celebrate Afghan Independence Day. The political will of the two countries is to continue to […]
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi has vehemently condemned the assassination of a prominent Afghan shia cleric in Herat. According to the official website of Iran’s Foreign Ministry, in a Monday statement, Ghasemi expressed regret over the assassination of Mohammad-Jafar Tawakkoli, a religious scholar from the western province of Herat, and said such attacks which have […]
A suicide bomber killed 12 people and wounded more than 30 on Monday at the entrance to Afghanistan’s rural rehabilitation and development ministry in the west of Kabul, government spokesmen said. No group immediately claimed responsibility. “Woman, children and employees of the (rehabilitation) ministry are among the victims,” Najib Danish, spokesman for the interior ministry, […]
At least three armed insurgents were killed and four others wounded during military operations in Kunduz province, north of Afghanistan, a local official said saturday. “Security forces launched a military operation in Imam Sahib district of Kunduz province, on Friday night, killing three militants and injuring four others,” Ghulam Hazrat Karimi, a police spokesman in […]
The deputy commander of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces for international affairs Brigadier General Qadir Nezami has met with Afghanistan deputy minister of defense for policy and strategy in Tehran on Wednesday. Tamim Assi, Afghanistan Deputy Minister of Defense for Policy and Strategy and his accompanying high-ranking military delegation have arrived in Tehran at […]
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani is calling on the Taliban to take part in peace talks to “save the country.” Ghani spoke Wednesday at the 2nd Kabul Process Conference attended by representatives from more than 20 countries and international organizations, AP reported. Ghani said the Afghan government will provide facilities and security for those Taliban who […]
The Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel destroyed a Taliban control and command center in a mountainous province and defused 30 improvised bombs, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday. “The ANA Air Force launched airstrikes on Monday in Wardoj district, Badakhshan province, destroying an enemy control and command center together with four vehicles and amount of weapons […]