Patsy Widakuswara VOA News July 3, 2023 WASHINGTON — Nearly two years after the chaotic American military withdrawal from Afghanistan, President Joe Biden’s statement that the Taliban is helping the U.S. push out al-Qaida from the war-torn country is reigniting controversy about the presence of terror groups there and the deal that ended the Afghan war.
8am: Despite warnings from international organizations about a looming food crisis in Afghanistan, Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada, the leader of the Taliban, has created a 40,000-person army due to internal conflicts. This was recently made public by Rahmatullah Nabil, the former national security chief of Afghanistan. Mr. Nabil reported that the Taliban leader has used government
Akmal Dawi VOA News August 4, 2022 Sirajuddin Haqqani has not responded to allegations that al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri lived under his protection in Kabul and he has not appeared in public since al-Zawahiri’s killing was reported, but Sirajuddin Haqqani still carries a $10 million bounty on his head for his alleged terrorist activities. The
Tolo News: Abdul Nafi Takoor, a spokesman of the Interior Ministry, said that a rocket hit an empty residence in the Sherpor area of Kabul city, adding there were “no casualties.” But Rahmatullah Nabil, former head of the National Directorate of Security (NDS), said on his Twitter page a US drone attacked an ISIS shelter
Aamaj: Former Director of National Directorate of Security, Rahmatullah Nabil, said that Hashmat Ghani brother of Afghanistan’s runaway president, Ashraf Ghani, met the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) officials to discuss the return of Ghani to the country. He added that Hashmat Ghani in Pakistan met ISI officials to discuss the return of Ghani as a consultant
8am: “Instead of fomenting and pervasive the talks between the majority and the ethnic minority at this time, it would be better to discuss and separate the traitorous minority from the patriotic majority,” Nabil tweeted on Saturday, December 4. Meanwhile, the remarks came as Ashraf Ghani’s former deputy interior minister at the University of Cambridge,
Tolo News: Abdullah, referring to the war in Panjshir, wrote on his Facebook page that imposing demands on people by force will not have positive results and will lead to the continuation of conflict and suffering. Mohaqiq, condemning the attack on Panjshir, wrote on his Facebook page that Panjshir did not deserve such a large-scale
Ariana: An official at the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) stated on Monday that preparations for a possible runoff are underway in the commission. However, election watchdogs stress that IEC does not have the capability of managing a possible runoff. Click here to read more (external link). More Election Related News Nabil Boycotts Vote Recounting
1TV: Afghan presidential candidate Gulbuddin Hekmatyar said on Sunday that an interim government must be formed before holding any future election in the country. Hekmatyar, who was addressing reporters in Kabul, claimed that as many as one million fraudulent votes were cast in favour of incumbent President Ashraf Ghani. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Presidential candidate Rahmatullah Nabil at a press conference on Tuesday said he knows of widespread fraud by two specific teams and there is a need for a second round to ensure a legitimate winner and a substantial voter turnout. According to Nabil, almost 1.5 million to two million people have voted in the election