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Tehran 30 February _US President Donald Trump has vowed to personally meet with leaders of the Afghan militant group that the American military sought to root out when it led a massive invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, dismissing criticism of the deal Washington signed with Taliban.
News ID: 45329    Publish Date : 2020/03/01


TEHRAN, Dec 19_Iran’s top security official has rejected US claims that it is providing weapons to the Taliban in order to fight the US influence in Afghanistan.
News ID: 44579    Publish Date : 2019/12/19


TEHRAN, Jul 18 - At least a dozen people have been killed and about 90 others wounded when Taliban militants attacked police headquarters in the southern city of Kandahar.
News ID: 42139    Publish Date : 2019/07/18


TEHRAN, Jul 16 -Eighteen Afghan soldiers have been killed during clashes with Taliban militants that erupted after the troops conducted a night raid on their hideouts to capture a top leader of the militant group, government officials say.
News ID: 42093    Publish Date : 2019/07/17


TEHRAN, May 30 - The Taliban say "decent progress" has been made in talks with senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there has been no breakthrough towards ending two decades of the US occupation of Afghanistan.
News ID: 40106    Publish Date : 2019/05/30


TEHRAN, May 28 - At least 18 members of Afghan security forces have been killed after Taliban militants stormed several posts providing protection to a historic minaret in western Afghanistan.
News ID: 40068    Publish Date : 2019/05/29


TEHRAN, May 11 - An Afghan official said that unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a female journalist and adviser to the country's parliament in the capital Kabul.
News ID: 39163    Publish Date : 2019/05/11


TEHRAN, May 06 - The Taliban stormed an army checkpoint in Afghanistan's western Farah province, killing 20 soldiers and abducting two, the latest in relentless attacks that the insurgents carry out even as they negotiate with the U.S. about ending the war, Afghan officials said Monday.
News ID: 38928    Publish Date : 2019/05/06


TEHRAN, May 05 - At least 20 people were injured after a Taliban suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed Humvee and blew himself up at the police headquarters in the northern Afghan city of Pul-e-Khumri, Afghan officials and the Taliban said on Sunday.
News ID: 38859    Publish Date : 2019/05/05


TEHRAN, May 03 -Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani says his government is ready to declare a ceasefire with the Taliban militant group as the grand peace assembly, known as a Loya Jirga, demanded an immediate and permanent truce.
News ID: 38753    Publish Date : 2019/05/03


TEHRAN, May 02 -Attendees at Afghanistan’s most important national gathering have urged ceasefire between the government and the Taliban militant group as a foretaste to a potential peace deal.
News ID: 38748    Publish Date : 2019/05/02


TEHRAN, Apr 21 - A highly-placed member of the Taliban militant group says the next round of negotiations between the outfit and the United States will focus on the timetable for the pullout of all foreign troops from Afghanistan.
News ID: 38229    Publish Date : 2019/04/21


TEHRAN, Apr 16 - The United Nations Security Council has denounced the Taliban’s launch of a spring offensive in Afghanistan, urging all parties to instead “seize the opportunity” to reach a political settlement.
News ID: 37981    Publish Date : 2019/04/16


TEHRAN, Apr 13 -The Taliban militant group has announced the beginning of its spring offensive in Afghanistan despite involvement in peace talks with the United States.
News ID: 37833    Publish Date : 2019/04/13


TEHRAN, Apr 11 -The Taliban have banned the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) from operating in Afghanistan, citing “suspicious” activity.
News ID: 37763    Publish Date : 2019/04/12


TEHRAN, Apr 08 - Afghan security forces are battling the Taliban for a fifth day after the insurgents launched a wide-scale attack in the western Badghis province, officials said Monday.
News ID: 37603    Publish Date : 2019/04/08


TEHRAN, Apr 04 - Under the cover of darkness, the Taliban launched a brazen attack early Thursday on an Afghan government compound in western Badghis province, killing at least 20 soldiers and policemen, officials said.
News ID: 37412    Publish Date : 2019/04/04


TEHRAN, Mar30-Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum has escaped unhurt from an attack by Taliban militants but one of his bodyguards has been killed in the assault.
News ID: 37259    Publish Date : 2019/03/31


At least 30 people, including civilians and police forces, have been killed in separate attacks by Taliban militants across Afghanistan, officials say.
News ID: 37248    Publish Date : 2019/03/30


TEHRAN, Mar 17 - Dozens of Afghan security forces have surrendered to the Taliban during intensified fighting by the militants for control of Afghanistan’s western province of Badghis, which borders Turkmenistan.
News ID: 36952    Publish Date : 2019/03/17