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Iran Denies Link to Arms Seized in Central Afghanistan

Iran has roundly dismissed claims of its links to a weapons cache discovered in Afghanistan’s central province of Ghazni, warning against attempts to harm growing relations between the two neighbors.

Iran Urges Facilitation of Dialogue between Taliban, Afghan Gov’t

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the international community to facilitate constructive dialogue between the Taliban group and the Afghan government in a bid to restore peace to the war-torn state.

Afghan Gov’t Must Be Part of Any Peace Plan: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran fully supports peace talks in Afghanistan with the leadership and participation of the Afghan government.

Iran Strongly Condemns Kabul Terrorist Attack

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has vehemently censured a suicide blast at a religious ceremony in the Afghan capital, which killed and wounded dozens of people, scholars, and clerics.

Iran Supports UN Initiative for Afghanistan Peace: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic throws its weight behind the United Nations’ efforts to bring back security and stability to the war-torn Afghanistan.

Iran Throws Its Weight behind Afghanistan Peace Process

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran strongly supports the ongoing peace process in Afghanistan as it believes there is no way other than national dialogue for restoring peace to the war-torn state.

25 Killed after Afghan Army Chopper Crashes near Iran Border

A helicopter operated by Afghan army crashed in western Afghanistan near the Iranian border on Wednesday, killing all the 25 people on board.

Iran Congratulates Afghanistan on Holding Parliamentary Elections

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has offered congratulations to the Afghan government and nation for holding parliamentary elections in the country successfully.

Iran Strongly Condemns Kandahar Attack

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has denounced a recent terrorist attack in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar which left a number of officials and ordinary people dead and wounded.

Suicide Attack on Afghan Demonstrators Kills 68, Wounds 165

A suicide attack on a protest gathering in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar has so far killed 68 people and wounded 165 others, the provincial governor's spokesman announced Wednesday.

Iran Dismisses Accusation of Training Taliban Militants

Tehran has vehemently rejected a report by British media, which claimed that members of Afghanistan’s Taliban militant group are being trained in Iran, saying such accusations are meant to harm close relations between the two neighbors.

Iran Strongly Condemns Assassination of Afghan Shiite Cleric

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has vehemently condemned the assassination of a prominent Afghan Shiite cleric.

Taliban Kills 30 Afghan Security Forces despite Ceasefire

In their first major attack since their Eid ceasefire, Taliban militants have killed 30 security forces in an ambush on two checkpoints in the far-western province of Badghis early on Wednesday.

Iran Hails Extension of Ceasefire in Afghanistan

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran welcomes the extension of truce between the Afghan government and the Taliban militants, adding that the Islamic Republic is happy with the decision.

Iran Condemns Deadly Bomb Attack in Afghanistan

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has categorically condemned the recent bomb attack in Afghanistan.

Iran Welcomes Ceasefire between Taliban, Afghan Government

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has welcomed the latest agreement between the Afghan government and the Taliban militants on a ceasefire on Eid al-Fitr celebrations that mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Iran Strongly Condemns Kabul Blast

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has vehemently condemned the latest bomb attack on a gathering of religious scholars in the Afghan capital Kabul which left tens of people dead and wounded.

Iran Denies Reports on Support for Taliban Militants

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has blasted certain efforts to divert the Afghan nation’s attention from the main causes of the perpetuation of war in the country by levelling unsubstantiated accusations against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran Ready to Help Afghanistan Fight against Terror

Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the emergence and expansion of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in Afghanistan is a "very dangerous phenomenon," expressing Tehran's readiness to cooperate with Kabul in the fight against terrorism.

Riyadh to Fund, Taliban to Protect TAPI Gas Pipeline

While Iranian officials maintain that it is unlikely the Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India (TAPI) pipeline project becomes operational, Saudi Arabia has pledged to provide its investment and Taliban militants vowed to secure it.

Dozens Killed, Wounded in Latest Suicide Blast in Kabul

At least 52 people were killed and 112 others injured after a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a crowd gathered outside a voter and ID registration centre in western Kabul on Sunday.

Iran Ready to Work with Uzbekistan in Restoring Peace to Afghanistan

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi says Iran is ready to establish cooperation with Uzbekistan to restore peace and stability to the war-torn Afghanistan.

Foreign Troops’ Pullout Precursor to Peace in Afghanistan: Iran

A top Iranian official says the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan is the prelude to moving towards peace in the country.

Iran Condemns Kabul Terrorist Attack

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has denounced a terrorist blast in the Afghan capital of Kabul, which left several people dead and injured.

Iran Ready to Help Afghanistan Advance Its Peace Process

Afghanistan’s Defence Minister Ahmad Tamim Asey and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi have discussed the Afghan peace process in Tehran.

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