Taliban will agree to ceasefire, Pakistan promises

Pajhwok KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban will agree on reduction in violence and a ceasefire with the Afghan government, Pakistan has promised. The assurance was held out by a Pakistani delegation, led by special envoy Mohammad Sadiq, during a two-day visit to Kabul. President Ghani’s Special Envoy for Pakistan Omar Daudzai told a private TV channel … Continue reading Taliban will agree to ceasefire, Pakistan promises

More Bombers Arrive in Qatar to Protect US Troop Pullout from Afghanistan

TEHRAN (FNA)- Two additional B-52 bombers have arrived in Qatar to provide security for the US withdrawal from Afghanistan that will begin May 1, the Air Force announced on Monday. "Two US Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, [North Dakota], arrived at Al-Udeid Airbase, Qatar, April 26," … Continue reading More Bombers Arrive in Qatar to Protect US Troop Pullout from Afghanistan

Three UN peacekeepers wounded in northern Mali attack

First established in 2013, the 13,000-strong MINUSMA has suffered one of the highest death tolls of any mission in UN peacekeeping history [Adama Diarra/Reuters] 25 Apr 2021 Three United Nations peacekeepers have been seriously wounded in a rocket attack on a military base in northern Mali, UN and local officials said. Olivier Salgado, the spokesman … Continue reading Three UN peacekeepers wounded in northern Mali attack

Rival groups clash in Somali capital over president’s mandate

The Somali president signed a law in mid-April extending his mandate for two years, stoking opposition [Feisal Omar/Reuters] 25 Apr 2021|Updated: 2 hours ago Gunfire erupted in Somalia’s capital on Sunday between security forces loyal to the government and others angry at the country’s leader as tensions spiked over President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed’s extended stay in … Continue reading Rival groups clash in Somali capital over president’s mandate

Rocket Attack on Kunar Governor’s office Injured 15

A rocket attack carried out on eastern Kunar governor’s office on Monday morning, wounding at least 15 people, the governor’s office said in a statement. The attack carried out at about 09:20 am (local time) while Quran recitation event was underway at the meeting hall.At least 15 people, including 4 with serious injuries were shifted … Continue reading Rocket Attack on Kunar Governor’s office Injured 15