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    HIA vows to continue armed resistance

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) led by Gulbadin Hekmatyar, reassuring participation in the April elections, has vowed to continue its armed resistance until foreign troops exist in Afghanistan.



    Governance

    HIA to name preferred presidential candidate soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) led by Gulbadin Hekmatyar would soon announce a decision on supporting a particular candidate in the April presidential election, a senior leader of the faction said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thur



    Governance

    Hikmatyar asks Karzai to standby his refusal

    KABUL (PAN): Hizb-i-Islami Afghanistan chief Gulbadin Hikmatyar has called on President Hamid Karzai to standby his refusal to sign the security agreement with the US.



    Governance

    Positive talks held on polls with govt: HIA

    KABUL (PAN): A leader of the Gulbadin Hekmatyar-led Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) on Tuesday said the insurgent group wanted to play a role in next year’s landmark elections.



    Governance

    No participation in BSA Loya Jirga: HIA

    KABUL (PAN): The Gulbadin Hekmatyar-led Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) on Tuesday contradicted the government’s claim that representatives of the outfit would attend this month’s Loya Jirga on a security pact with the US.



    Governance

    HIA delegates meet Karzai, poll runners

    KABUL (PAN (PAN): A delegation of the Hezb-i-Islami (HIA) party, led by Gulbadin Hekmatyar, has held fresh talks with President Hamid Karzai and a number of presidential runners in Kabul.  



    Governance,Interviews

    Outsiders don’t want peace in Afghanistan: Hilal

    KABUL (PAN): The government and foreigners do not have any intention to proceed with substantive peace talks and there is no sign of stability returning to the country, claims a high-ranking member of the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) led by Gulbadin Hekmatyar.



    Governance

    Hekmatyar calls for sparing non-combatants

    KABUL (PAN): Voicing his strong aversion to federalism in Afghanistan, the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan chief on Tuesday asked his supporters to spare non-combatants.



    Governance

    Arghandiwal wants rebels to contest elections

    KABUL (PAN): The head of Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA)’s moderate faction, Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal, on Thursday called for insurgent groups to stop fighting and participate in elections.