Ariana: Dozens of Hizb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) supporters staged a protest rally in Kabul on Friday, demanding the release of the party’s prisoners from Afghan jails. Addressing the marchers, the Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar set the government a 10-day deadline to meet their demands. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s Hezb-i-Islami party is expected to hold anti-government demonstrations in Kabul on Friday, in protest over what they claim is government’s failure to fulfil its side of the peace agreement. Hekmatyar says the demonstrations will lead to the ousting of government leaders. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Hizb-i-Islami leader Gulbduddin Hekmatyar on Sunday warned that his followers will surround the presidential palace and force end of existing rule if the government doesn’t implement their deal. Speaking in a ceremony to mark Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan, Hekmatyar said that thousands of Hizb-i-Islami prisoners are still in government prisons and its supporters have
Tolo News: Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar at an event on Sunday blamed the Afghan government and the US for the deadlock in the Doha negotiations, saying that the United States has “failed” in its fight against the Taliban while calling the incumbent government “occupied.” Click here to read more (external link). Related US President Biden has
Tolo News: Officials at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul rejected the claim by Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, who said anonymous planes are involved in the illegal transfer of gold and money at the airport. Addressing a gathering on Friday, Hekmatyar said some “anonymous” planes land and take off “repeatedly” at the Hamid Karzai International
Tolo News: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, leader of the Hizb-e-Islami party, at a press conference on Sunday said that “the Taliban has not accepted the current government and an interim government is the only solution.” Hekmatyar, making comments about his recent trip to Pakistan, said that peace will come to Afghanistan and he will play his role
Tolo News: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of the Hizb-e-Islami party, at an Islamabad press conference on Tuesday said that the United States has been “defeated in Afghanistan,” adding that Washington has “no choice except to leave the country.” Regarding the current peace process between the negotiating sides in Doha, Hekmatyar said that the current talks
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 19, 2020 U.S. envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad warned on October 18 after a car bomb killed 14 people in Ghor in central Afghanistan that continued high levels of violence in the country could threaten the peace process. Khalilzad said in a series of tweets that violence has “stalked” Afghans
Khatir Pardes Abubakar Siddique Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty KABUL — Mohammad Younas is nostalgic about his time fighting with Azerbaijani forces in the war against Armenians for the Nagorno-Karabakh territory in the early 1990s. “If possible, I would again join the Muslims of Azerbaijan to defend them against non-Muslims,” he said, alluding to the predominantly
By Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News September 25, 2020 ISLAMABAD – Even as Afghan President Ashraf Ghani reiterated his demand for a cease-fire, few watching the peace talks in Doha expected a positive response from the Taliban. “[T]he Afghan people have a clear and urgent priority: a cease-fire. An urgent end to the violence will more than