Tuesday, November 24

Tag: AFGHANISTAN

Exclusive: Planned $1 billion U.S. aid cut would hit Afghan security force funds – sources

Exclusive: Planned $1 billion U.S. aid c ...

NEWS
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A planned $1 billion cut in U.S. aid to Afghanistan would come from funds for Afghan security forces, according to three U.S. sources, a step experts said would undercut both Kabul’s ability to fight the Taliban and its leverage to negotiate a peace deal with them. FILE PHO ...
Afghanistan prepares to swap 100 Taliban prisoners for 20 security forces

Afghanistan prepares to swap 100 Taliban ...

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KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan began on Thursday the process of releasing from jail 100 Taliban Islamist militants in a prisoner swap for 20 of its security forces, a senior security official and a Taliban representative said. It is the first step towards freeing 6,000 prisoners held by the Afghan ... ...