Posts Tagged ‘afghan’

Trump Threatens Afghan Armageddon: U.S. ‘plans’ for the Afghan War might prove a crime against humanity

On February 4, 2002, a Predator drone circled over Afghanistan’s Paktia province, near the city of Khost. Below was al-Qaeda’s founder Osama bin Laden — or at least someone in the CIA thought so — and he was marked for death. As Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld put it later, both awkwardly and passively: “A decision was made to […]

Afghan president wins 2nd term – preliminary election results

Afghanistan’s chief executive, Abdullah Abdullah, polled second with 39.52 percent. The results were originally set to be released in October, but were repeatedly withheld due to technical problems and amid allegations of vote tampering from various candidates. Now, before the final results are announced, candidates have the right to file complaints. Abdullah’s office already said in […]

Afghan Papers Inadvertently Document WaPo’s Role In Spreading Official Lies

Afghan Papers Inadvertently Document WaPo’s Role In Spreading Official Lies Above Photo: From Fair.org The Washington Post’s publication of the “Afghanistan Papers” (12/9/19) unveiled over 2,000 pages of unpublished notes of interviews with US officials involved in the Afghanistan War, from a project led by the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) to […]

“Undeniable Evidence”: Explosive Classified Docs Reveal Afghan War Mass Deception

By Tyler Durden In what’s already being hailed as a defining and explosive “Pentagon papers” moment, a cache of previously classified documents obtained by The Washington Post show top Pentagon leaders continuously lied to the public about the “progress” of the now eighteen-year long Afghan war. The some 2,000 pages of notes from interviews of senior officials who […]

Iran: Peace talks should involve Gov’t, Afghan groups

FNA – Iranian Ambassador to the UN Majid Takht-e Ravanchi underlined that the government and all Afghan groups should be present in any peace talks. Takht-e Ravanchi made the remarks in New York on Wednesday, addressing a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on Afghanistan. He added that after years of insecurity and instability, […]

Did the US-funded Afghan Border Outpost Help Tajikistan in Neutralizing ISIS Terrorists?

On November 6th, early in the morning at 7:50 AM local time, the Interior Ministry of the Republic of Tajikistan published a statement about an attack on a Tajik border outpost in “Ishqobod” along the border with Uzbekistan. The first statement informed that 15 of the assailants and 2 members of the state forces have died.  […]

Moscow interested in including Iran in Russia-China-US format of Afghan talks – Russian top diplomat

Sputnik – Russia has an interest in Iran joining the Russia-China-US format for Afghanistan talks, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday. “We have a dialogue with them [the United States] on Afghanistan. There is a Russia-China-US format that Pakistan has joined. There is interest in connecting Iran to this format. It can be […]

Confidence-building for presence of Afghan private sector in Chabahar, a top priority: official

MNA – The Director General of Sistan and Baluchestan Ports and Maritime Department General Behrouz Aghaei said that building confidence for active presence of Afghanistan’s private sector in Chabahar port, facilitating transit of agricultural produce and encouraging entrepreneurs for launching a shipping line between India and Afghanistan are of the top priorities in Chabahar Port. […]

FM Zarif, Afghan official discuss security issues

MNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with Afghanistan National Security Adviser Hamdollah Moheb on Wednesday. Accompanied by high-ranking delegations, the two officials discussed issues of mutual interests, especially Afghanistan’s peace and security. Afghanistan has long been suffering security concerns, which hike the risk of incidents occurring in the shared […]

Afghan Peace: A Pre-requisite for Prosperity in Eurasia Region

October 10, 2019 by Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan for The Saker blog Afghanistan is a landlocked country located within South-Central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and China. With its population of 35 million approximately, having a GDP (nominal) of 22 billion US dollars in total, and per capita income […]

30 Afghan civilians killed by US airstrikes on alleged drug lab – UN

   A United Nations report says it has determined that 30 civilians were killed in U.S. air strikes on alleged drug-processing facilities in western Afghanistan four months ago. The report published on October 9 said that five civilians were also wounded in air strikes on more than 60 sites. which U.S. forces identified as drug-production […]

The Price of “Freedom”? US Drone Massacres Dozens of Afghan Farmers as They Slept

By Matt Agorist Jalalabad, Afghanistan — Imagine for a moment that you had just finished a long day’s work with two hundred other farmers. You were settling down to relax for the night, when out of nowhere, Hellfire missiles rain down from drones in the sky and blow up dozens of your coworkers, maiming and […]

Observe 9/11 Anniversary by Calling for an End to the Afghan War

On the eve of the 18-year anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks and the illegal U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, the United States and the Taliban completed nine rounds of peace talks with no deal. Although they had reportedly reached an agreement in principle, Donald Trump insisted on a secret meeting at Camp David with […]

Here’s how Trump stealthily conspires with the Military-Industrial Complex to keep the Afghan War going forever.

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Joint Iran-Afghan IT expo kicks off in Kabul

Amin Alemi  Press TV, Kabul Kabul is hosting a three-day information technology exhibition. Iran and Afghanistan have jointly organized this event. Tens of Iranian and Afghan companies have participated in this exhibition to put on show their latest achievements. Although security and political stability are known as the most necessary thing Afghanistan needs, the […]

CIA Afghan Paramilitaries Prevent Restoration of Peace

By Stephen Lendman Source US aggression in Afghanistan continues unabated in its 18th year. Prospects for restoring peace and stability to the war-torn are more illusory than likely. Talks between Trump regime and Taliban representatives have been ongoing since July last year.  Claims about concluding them successfully in the near-term are wishful thinking — not […]

Afghan president: Our future cannot be decided outside

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he does not want outsiders to meddle in Afghanistan’s internal affairs, as the United States attempts to negotiate a deal with the Taliban militant group. In a televised speech on Sunday, Ghani said that Afghans had to decide their fate, not outside powers, even if they were allies. “Our […]

UN Report Shows US Forces Kill More Afghan Civilians than ISIS and Taliban – COMBINED

Matt Agorist, The Free Thought Project Waking Times For the last several decades, the US government has openly funded, supported, and armed various terrorist networks throughout the world to forward an agenda of destabilization and proxy war. It is not a secret, nor a conspiracy theory—America arms bad guys. The situation has gotten so overtly […]

UN Report: US Forces Kill More Afghan Civilians than ISIS and the Talibans Combined

The war in Afghanistan has reached new levels of insanity as a UN report shows US forces are killing more civilians than ISIS and Taliban combined. For the last several decades, the US government has openly funded, supported, and armed various terrorist networks throughout the world to forward an agenda of destabilization and proxy war. […]

Senior Iranian, Afghan officials meet in Tehran

Tasnim – A ranking Afghan parliamentary delegation met with the foreign minister of Iran here on Sunday. Led by Speaker of the House of Elders of Afghanistan (aka Mesherano Jirga) Fazal Hadi Muslimyar, the visiting Afghan delegation has visited Tehran within the framework of parliamentary cooperation between the two Muslim neighbors. The Afghan parliamentary team […]

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