Afghanistan

Afghan war: Nearly 1,000 children killed last year: UN

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2019

KABUL (AT News): The United Nations says that 927 children were killed during clashes in 2018 across Afghanistan. The Afghan Human Rights Commission, condemns the killing of children as human crime by the war parties, calling on them to end conflicts as soon as possible. The United Nations has expressed concerns over the increasing civilian…

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US House committee subpoenas Trump’s Afghanistan envoy

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (AA): The House Committee on Foreign Affairs has subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s top diplomat charged with negotiating with the Taliban the terms of an Afghan peace plan. Chairman Eliot Engel subpoenaed Zalmay Khalilzad on Thursday after the committee said the State Department repeatedly failed — in February, April and September — to respond to…

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Taliban send warning to Trump in bitter exchange

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The war of words between the Taliban and President Donald Trump escalated Thursday as the Afghan insurgents warned that the US leader had failed to grasp “what type of nation he is dealing with”. The latest salvo in the bitter exchange comes a day after Trump boasted during a 9/11 anniversary ceremony…

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