A suicide bomber drove a vehicle loaded with explosives into a base for Afghan defence forces in the country's east on Saturday, killing at least eight security personnel in an attack claimed by the Taliban.
The State of Qatar participated in the virtual opening meeting of the Core Group of the Support Platform for the Solutions Strategy for Afghan Refugees (SSAR).
The third phase of the Little Hearts program in Afghanistan is to be followed by more phases under a co-operation agreement with ARCS
HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani underlined that in implementation of the wise directives of His Highness the Amir ...
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar stressed the Taliban's desire to build peace and stability for the future of Afghanistan through negotiations
Following the comprehensive US-Taliban peace agreement signed earlier this year, the Afghanistan peace negotiations commence in Qatar on Saturday, the Government Communications Office (GCO) tweeted on Friday.
A ceasefire between the Taliban and Afghan government appeared to hold for the third and final day on Sunday, with hundreds of militant prisoners released in a bid to bring peace talks closer.
The Taliban's Doha-based office accused the Afghan government late Saturday of recapturing previously released prisoners from its ranks.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday signed a power-sharing deal, ending a bitter months-long feud that plunged the country into political crisis.