Ayaz Gul VOA News July 7, 2018 ISLAMABAD — Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan have attacked several locations in a troubled southeastern province, overrunning a key district headquarters and killing, among others, the regional commander of Afghan special police forces. The pre-dawn, coordinated assault targeted eight areas in Ghazni province, including Jaghato district, officials confirmed Saturday. Khaliq
Tolo News: Hundreds of protestors from Faryab province once again called on government to free Nizamuddin Qaisari, the police chief of Qaisar district and a close aide to the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, as their protest entered its fourth day on Friday. The protesters also said they want Dostum, who is in exile in Turkey, to return to the country. Click here to
1TV: Afghanistan’s First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum on Tuesday warned of consequences after a district police chief loyal to him was arrested by the government forces in northern Faryab province. Dostum, who is living in Turkey for more than a year, said that Nizamuddin Qaisari was arrested and taken to Kabul based on false reports and
Tolo News: Nizamuddin Qaisari, police chief of Qaisar district in Faryab province and a close aide to First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, was arrested by Special Forces on Monday afternoon in Faryab, a source from the 209 Shaheen Military Corps confirmed, but gave no details. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Office of President Ashraf Ghani’s First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum on Thursday said that relations between Dostum and the Presidential Palace (ARG) were improving, but officials gave no details about when Dostum would return to Kabul. Members of the public meanwhile said that Dostum has the right to return to his country –
VOA News May 5, 2018 Eligible voters across Afghanistan are registering for upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections while politicians try to shore up their alliances in preparation. Afghan Second Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum, a prominent Afghan Uzbek-ethnic leader and high-ranking government official who lives in exile, has become a pivotal figure for opposition
Ariana News: Jamiat-e Islami Afghanistan and Hezb-e Wahdat-e Mardom-e Afghanistan formed a coalition with Jombesh-e Melli Islami led by VP Dostum on 30 June 2017 in Ankara. Abdul Sattar Murad, a member of Jamiat leadership council said Wednesday that Dostum’s return to home was requested by the coalition. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Mohammad Mohaqiq, the second deputy of Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, said the First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum should return to Afghanistan and that foreigners should not interfere in this matter. Addressing a ceremony on 23rd death anniversary of Abdul Ali Mazari, the slain leader of the Islamic Unity Party of Afghanistan, Mohaqiq
BBC News: Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) are deciding whether to authorise an official war crimes inquiry into events in Afghanistan. They are due to begin examining written submissions from victims in Afghanistan about whom and what any potential investigation should focus on. The BBC has learnt that one of the most high-ranking officials to
1TV: They were sentenced to imprisonment in absentia by a primary court in Police District 2 of Kabul three days ago, sources told 1TV. Ahmad Ishchi, who made accusations that Dostum ordered his men to rape and torture him, however, said that he is not satisfied with the progress over the case. Click here to read