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Afghanistan president won second term to run office 23 Dec 2019

Afghanistan president won second term to run office

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Afghanistan election commission said President Ashraf Ghani has won a second term and will stay in office, earning 50.64% of a preliminary vote count announced Sunday, but his opponents can still challenge the results. The Sept. 28 presidential poll results have been repeatedly delayed amid accusations of misconduct and technical problems […]

Ashraf Ghani Ahead in Afghan Election 22 Dec 2019

Ashraf Ghani Ahead in Afghan Election

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Afghanistan’s incumbent President, Ashraf Ghani won a slim majority of votes in a September 28 election based on what delayed preliminary results showed on Sunday. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said the total turnout in the presidential election, which was marred by allegations of massive fraud, was 1.9 million with Ashraf […]

Results of Afghanistan election rejected by Abdullah 22 Dec 2019

Results of Afghanistan election rejected by Abdullah

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Minutes after the Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan announced the preliminary election results, Abdullah Abdullah’s campaign in a statement called the results “fraudulent” and accused the IEC of supporting Ghani. Much-awaited and long-delayed preliminary results for the landmark presidential elections in Afghanistan were announced on Sunday. Afghanistan Election Commission announced […]

Ashraf Ghani in Kabul receives Iranian envoy 07 Dec 2019

Ashraf Ghani in Kabul receives Iranian envoy

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani received Iranian government’s special envoy Ebrahim Taherian in Kabul on Saturday, where the two sides conferred on mutual relations and peace progress in Afghanistan The Iranian diplomat said that Tehran supports the Afghan-led peace process. He noted that the Islamic Republic of Iran honors the Afghanistan Constitution […]

Govt, politicians in Afghanistan on the warpath over talks with Taliban 05 Feb 2019

Govt, politicians in Afghanistan on the warpath over talks with Taliban

 Afghanistan’s politicians are on the warpath with government over peace talks with the Taliban, a situation that threatens to disrupt the fragile political environment in the run up to general elections in July. After refusing to hold talks with Afghan officials for very long, the insurgent group has finally agreed to talk to Afghan politicians, […]

Afghan president calls on Taliban to ‘enter serious talks’ with Kabul 29 Jan 2019

Afghan president calls on Taliban to ‘enter serious talks’ with Kabul

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani called on the Taliban to “enter serious talks” with the government in Kabul Monday, following unprecedented marathon negotiations between the insurgents and the US in Qatar last week. “I call on the Taliban to… show their Afghan will, and accept Afghans’ demand for peace, and enter serious talks with the Afghan […]

Rockets hit near Afghanistan’s Presidential Palace 21 Aug 2018

Rockets hit near Afghanistan’s Presidential Palace

At least nine rockets hit near the area of Afghanistan’s Presidential Palace in Kabul, where President Ashraf Ghani was delivering speech to celebrate the Eid al-Adha on Tuesday. Afghan police say Taliban is responsible for the attack. According to reports the clashes are still ongoing in the capital, Kabul. Ghani heard the thud and interrupted […]

Afghan president offers Taliban new provisional ceasefire 20 Aug 2018

Afghan president offers Taliban new provisional ceasefire

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani declared a provisional three-month ceasefire with the Taliban in a televised broadcast Sunday, a move welcomed by Washington but yet to receive a reply from the militants themselves. The announcement followed a bloody week of fighting across Afghanistan which saw the Taliban launch a massive assault against the provincial capital Ghazni. […]

Despite rejection of his offer, Ghani hopeful Taliban will join peace talks 20 Jul 2018

Despite rejection of his offer, Ghani hopeful Taliban will join peace talks

TEHRAN – Despite the Taliban rejecting his offer to extend the ceasefire and join peace talks with the Afghan government, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is still hopeful that the militant group will come to the negotiating table. In an interview with RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan in Kabul on Monday, Ghani said the Taliban can still […]

Afghan President Calls on Taliban to Join in Peace Talks 28 Feb 2018

Afghan President Calls on Taliban to Join in Peace Talks

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 […]