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Afghanistan, Iran trade $2.48b goods in 11 months

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Mar 19, 2018 - 10:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and Iran traded 5.32 million tonnes of non-oil commodities worth $2.48 billion in 11 months till Feb. 19, a news report said on Monday. In terms of tonnage and value, the commodity exchange growth of 18.64 percent and 8...
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Iran accident: 21 Afghan refugees injured

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Mar 18, 2018 - 16:55
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Twenty-one Afghan refugees have injured in a road accident in neighboring Iran two days ago, officials in southwestern Nimroz province said on Sunday.
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Iran invites Pakistan to participate in Chabahar port

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Mar 13, 2018 - 09:03
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Iran has invited Pakistan and China to participate in the Chabahar seaport, a project that also involves Afghanistan and India. Iranian Foreign Minister Dr. Javad Zarif, who held out the offer, sought to allay concerns in...
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Iran’s support for Afghan peace process lauded

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Mar 08, 2018 - 09:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul has commended Tehran’s stance on the peace process in Afghanistan, seeking cooperation from neighbours. Deputy Defense Minister Ahmad Tamim said Afghanistan highly valued its friendship with Iran. He said ties with Iran would...
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25 tons of chicken meat from Iran seized in Herat

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Feb 06, 2018 - 23:03
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Intelligence officials on Tuesday confiscated 25 tons of chicken meat after being smuggled into western Herat province from Iran, an official said.
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Terrorists’ goals beyond Afghanistan: Afghan envoy in Iran

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Jan 13, 2018 - 23:10
TEHRAN (Pajhwok): In a veiled reference to Pakistan, the Afghan ambassador in Iran has said regional countries should not categorize terrorist groups into ‘bad’ and ‘good’, stressing these groups are only bad. Dr. Nasir Ahmad Noor, the Afghan envoy...
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Current Afghan economy empowering terrorists: Farid

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Jan 09, 2018 - 18:17
TEHRAN (Pajhwok): Lawmaker Nahid Farid has said Afghanistan’s current economy is fueling terrorism as rebel groups are using energy and oil to meet their operational costs. Nahid, who is in Tehran, Iran’s capital, to attend the Tehran Security...
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Iran daily deports dozens of Afghan children into Herat

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Dec 21, 2017 - 17:57
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Iran has been deporting up to 50 Afghan refugee children into western Herat province on a daily basis, local officials said on Thursday.
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Chabahar Port first phase to inaugurate today

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Dec 03, 2017 - 05:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): The work on first phase of Chabahar port is set to be inaugurated by Iranian president and Indian authorities on Sunday. About two and a half years ago, Afghanistan, India and Iran signed a trilateral agreement based on which...
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Mohaqiq all praises for Iranian general, Afghans sent to Syrian war

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Nov 26, 2017 - 11:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): Deputy Chief Executive Officer Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq visited Tehran where he praised the fighters, including Afghans for their victories in Syria’s war . Mohaqiq thanked the fighters, including Afghans, for their victories in the...
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Iran deports hundreds of Afghan refugee children

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Nov 20, 2017 - 18:26
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Iran has deported at least 1,000 Afghan refugee children into western Herat and southwestern Nimroz provinces in the past two months, local officials said Monday. The children were deported through the Islam Qala border...
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Over 300 dead as powerful earthquake strikes near Iran-Iraq border

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Nov 13, 2017 - 18:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 300 people were killed and over 2,500 injured in a powerful earthquake that hit the Iran-Iraq border region late on Sunday. The earthquake was measured 7.3 magnitudeon Richter scale. Iranian media emphasised that the quake...
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President Trump orders more sanctions on IRGC

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Oct 14, 2017 - 13:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): Iran's most powerful security institution has come under mounting pressure from American President Donald Trump. In a wide-ranging White House speech on Friday, as reported by major media outlets, the US leader suggested targeting...
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Iran sends Afghan child soldiers to fight in Syria

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Oct 02, 2017 - 10:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan children, supported by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), are fighting against Syrian government forces, a global rights group says. In a report issued on Sunday, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said its research...
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Iran lures Afghan traders into investing in Chabahar port

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Sep 19, 2017 - 16:37
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Iranian officials have said Afghan traders can get a 25 percent discount on investment at Chabahar port besides availing land and other facilities. Afghan traders could export their fruits to other countries from the seaport...
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Kabul, Tehran need joint dialogue to crush terrorists: Ghani

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Aug 05, 2017 - 18:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani, during a meeting with his Iranian counterpart on Saturday, said Kabul and Tehran needed a joint discussion on eliminating terrorist groups, which he called common threat. At the head of a high-level...
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Iran ready to equip Kabul hospitals: minister

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Jul 19, 2017 - 23:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): Iran’s public health minister on Wednesday offered 500 medical educational scholarships to Afghan students, saying his country was ready to equip some hospitals in capital Kabul. A statement from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...
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Dozens rally in Kabul against Iran’s president

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Jul 09, 2017 - 21:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of people on Sunday staged a protest demonstration in Kabul against Iranian president Hassan Rouhani’s recent remarks about dams’ construction in Afghanistan.
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Iran may target Saudi, US interests in Afghanistan: Analysts

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Jun 09, 2017 - 08:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): Political experts view last week’s terrorist attacks in Iran as a drama staged by Tehran to increase meddling in other countries’ affairs on the pretext of chasing Daesh and other terrorist networks. Seventeen people were killed and...
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Rouhani beats Raisi in vote for second term

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May 20, 2017 - 20:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): Iran's President Hassan Rouhani was re-elected on Saturday in the country’s presidential election, with support from reformists. Iran’s interior minister, Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, on Saturday announced the results of the elections...
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