- NATO envoy confer on peace, support to Afghan forces
- The White House said that the US President Joe Biden is committed to bring the Afghan conflict to a responsible end and consult troop withdrawal with the US partners around the world.
- After European Union (EU), the UK Embassy to Kabul has pushed for the urgent need and establishment of the High Council of National Reconciliation (HCNR), citing it vital to provide directions for the Afghan peace negotiations.
- The Afghan negotiating sides in Doha have agreed in principle on the procedural rules for intra-Afghan talks following nearly three months of controversies holding back progress.
- The project, once producing thousands of tons of crops, was launched by the Soviet Union in 1967 during the leadership of King Mohammad Zahir Shah but ceased operating after the civil war broke out in Afghanistan during the 1990’s.
- Project also known as Band Sardeh Project, the country’s major agricultural scheme in southern Ghazni province, is one of the many other infrastructural facilities affected by conflicts while most parts of the land it covered are grabbed by strongmen and local people.
- The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has extolled the recent agreement between Afghanistan and Pakistan on a shared vision for bilateral relations and regional stability.
- Reports suggest progress is made on the procedural issues obstructing the intra-Afghan talks in Doha for more than two months.
- 4 January 2021
KABUL: General Scott Miller, the US and NATO commander in fghanistan, conferred on the country’s security conditions with the high Afghan security officials.
- 3 January 2021
KABUL: The Qatari Emir has pledged efforts for making a nationwide ceasefire possible in Afghanistan during the next phase of Afghan peace talks.
- 2 January 2021
KABUL: The British Deputy Ambassador to Afghanistan, Ian Collard, deems peace the only solution to halt killings and war in Afghanistan, calling for a reduction in violence.
- 30 December 2020
KABUL: In a meeting with the Afghan media community, the US envoy to Afghanistan has stressed press freedom in Afghanistan as one of the most significant gains over the past 19 years.
- 28 December 2020
KABUL: Pakistani foreign ministry has reiterated its commitment to lasting peace in Afghanistan, warning negative statements from some Afghan circles against Pakistan on its role in the Afghan peace would harm the process.
- 28 December 2020
KABUL: Citing Ulema and Islamic leaders’ weak role in the Afghan peace process, a private company has come to the fore to build their capacity in collaboration with Al-Azhar University in Egypt.
- 27 December 2020
KABUL: Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump’s nominee for ambassador to Afghanistan, William Ruger, said that his country had accomplished its goals in Afghanistan, and it was time to withdraw from the country.
- 27 December 2020
KABUL: European Parliament says peace negotiations are the only way for settling the conflict in Afghanistan, asking the Taliban to declare a ceasefire because talks alongside violence would end up in futility.
- 26 December 2020
KABUL: Promising Indonesia’s continuous contribution to the Afghan peace process, a delegation of Indonesian Mohammadiyah Scholars Council during a visit to Kabul have called on the Taliban to shun violence.
- 25 December 2020
KABUL: U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has strongly condemned the death of the Free and Fair Election Forum Head Yousaf Rasheed, several doctors working in Puli Charkhi, and women’s rights activist Farishta Kohistani.