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Taliban leader optimistic about peace, tries to reassure Afghans

14 March 2019, 6:27 PM

The Taliban political chief, who headed the militants’ delegation during the most recent round of peace talks with the United States, said on Thursday that he was optimistic and assured Afghans that they had no reason to fear a settlement.

Taliban attack on US-Afghan base repelled amid peace talks

1 March 2019, 10:41 AM

A Taliban attack on a United States-Afghan base was repelled in southeast Afghanistan, officials said on Friday, as fighting continues in the war-torn country amid a pause in ongoing peace talks between the insurgents and American negotiators in Doha.

US and Taliban pause peace negotiations

28 February 2019, 11:20 AM

The United States (US) and the Taliban have paused negotiations in Doha, with the diplomatic push aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan set to restart over the weekend following “solid” talks between the adversaries.

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Trump pushes withdrawal from ‘endless’ Afghanistan, Syria wars

3 February 2019, 8:44 PM

Pushing back against Republican opposition, US President Donald Trump reaffirmed his determination to pull US troops out of “endless wars” in Syria and Afghanistan, in an interview that aired Sunday, but he said they would stay in Iraq to watch Iran.

Afhganistan hopeful for peace between US and Taliban

27 January 2019, 3:17 PM

In the capital, Afghans watching from the sidelines said a deal between the militants and the government was vital to bringing an end to the more than 17 years of bloodshed.

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