Ustad Sayyaf arrived at the IEC with his entourage, including both speakers of upper and lower house of parliament, & a number of MPs #AFG
KABUL, Oct 2 (Reuters) – A U.S. bid to run unilateral
counter-terrorism operations in Afghanistan after 2014 is
threatening to derail a security pact between the two countries,
an Afghan spokesman said, underlining Afghanistan’s tenuous ties
with its main backer.
Most foreign combat troops are due to leave by the end of
2014, and the United States has been putting pressure on
Afghanistan to finalise a bilateral security agreement by the
end of this month.
for Hezb’s support”, An Afghan political analyst Ahmad Saeedi has written on his fb page, citing a trusted source 2/2
“Dr. Abdullah promised in a written 4 key ministries, 10 embassies & 12 provinces to Hezb-e-Islami if he wins the election in return…. 1/2
ISLAMABAD/KABUL (Reuters) – A former Afghan Taliban commander, who Pakistan said had been released at the weekend, is being held under virtual house arrest by his Pakistani handlers who watch his movements and listen to his phone calls, an arrangement likely to undermine his role as a peacemaker.
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was captured in Pakistan in 2010 and has since emerged as a figure Afghanistan, Pakistan and the United States believe could help persuade his former comrades to lay down arms and talk peace after the withdrawal of most foreign troops from Afghanistan next year.