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Minister of Finance Participates at the 2nd Annual Meeting of AIIB Board of Governors
17 Jun 2017 11:13

Minister of Finance Participates at the 2nd Annual Meeting of AIIB Board of Governors

Eklil Hakimi, Minister of Finance Participated at the 2nd Annual Meeting of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Board of Governors in Jeju Island-South Korea.

 
Gen. Keane: 10,000 to 20,000 additional troops needed in Afghanistan
17 Jun 2017 10:27

Gen. Keane: 10,000 to 20,000 additional troops needed in Afghanistan

Gen. Jack Keane, former vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army, called the United States' 16-year-long involvement in Afghanistan a "disgrace" and said some 10,000 to 20,000 additional troops were needed to win the war.

 
700 ISIS militants killed in Nangarhar province in past 3 month
17 Jun 2017 09:37

700 ISIS militants killed in Nangarhar province in past 3 month

At least 700 militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in the past three months in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the commander of the 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army General Mohammad Zaman Waziri said.

 
US not to repeat past mistakes in Afghanistan: Mattis
15 Jun 2017 11:58

US not to repeat past mistakes in Afghanistan: Mattis

The United States secretary of Defense James Mattis has said the United States will not repeat the mistakes occurred in the past in Afghanistan.

 
UN Chief Meets War Displaced in Afghanistan on His Surprised Visit
14 Jun 2017 14:37

UN Chief Meets War Displaced in Afghanistan on His Surprised Visit

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday met with some Afghans displaced by conflict in the outskirts of Kabul following an unannounced visit to Afghanistan this morning.

 
Taliban claims 44 killed, wounded in suicide attack on Mullah Rasool militants
14 Jun 2017 14:09

Taliban claims 44 killed, wounded in suicide attack on Mullah Rasool militants

The Taliban group led by Mullah Hebatullah Akhundzada claimed responsibility behind the attack on Mullah Rasool’s faction in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, claiming that nearly 50 insurgents of the group were killed or wounded in the attack.

 
Clash in Kabul city leaves armed robber dead
14 Jun 2017 12:24

Clash in Kabul city leaves armed robber dead

An armed robber was killed during a clash with the security forces in Kabul city on Tuesday afternoon, the security officials said Wednesday.

 
London fire: Flames engulf tower block
14 Jun 2017 11:34

London fire: Flames engulf tower block

Thirty people are in hospital and there are fears that more may be unaccounted for after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London tower block.

 
Trumps Hands Mattis Authority To Set Troop Levels
14 Jun 2017 10:51

Trumps Hands Mattis Authority To Set Troop Levels

Still no decision on troop levels but Mattis has said Taliban are “surging” – a fact that needed to be addressed.

 
UN Secretary-General Arrives in Kabul to Meet Afghan Leaders
14 Jun 2017 09:59

UN Secretary-General Arrives in Kabul to Meet Afghan Leaders

The U.N Secretary-General António Guterres is in Kabul to meet with Afghan leaders over Afghanistan’s situation.

 
Amrullah Saleh Resigns as State Minister for Security Reforms
14 Jun 2017 09:31

Amrullah Saleh Resigns as State Minister for Security Reforms

The state minister for security reforms Amrullah Saleh has resigned from his position.

 
German experts to investigate deadly Kabul bombing that left over 150 dead
13 Jun 2017 14:08

German experts to investigate deadly Kabul bombing that left over 150 dead

A team of the German experts are expected to visit Kabul soon to investigate regarding the deadly May 31st bombing near the German embassy that left over 150 people dead.

 
Top Afghan army generals and officers jailed over deadly base attack
13 Jun 2017 13:47

Top Afghan army generals and officers jailed over deadly base attack

The commander of the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan National Army and several army officers and soldiers were jailed after a deadly attack that left more than 100 dead late in April this year.

 
New strategy about Afghanistan to include ‘Regional Approach’: Mattis
13 Jun 2017 13:07

New strategy about Afghanistan to include ‘Regional Approach’: Mattis

The US defense secretary James Mattis has said the new strategy of Washington about Afghanistan will include ‘Regional Approach’ as he expects to present his recommendations to President Donald Trump soon.

 
Over 90 Armed Militants Killed
13 Jun 2017 13:02

In Past 24 Hours,

Over 90 Armed Militants Killed

In past 24 hours, Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched nine Counter-Terrorism joint operations to clear some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan.

 
Afghan official sacked for acting against youths with
12 Jun 2017 13:49

Afghan official sacked for acting against youths with 'un-Islamic' hairstyles

An Afghan official has been dismissed for acting against youths with "un-Islamic" hairstyles.

 
Police arrest key Taliban insurgent in Wardak
12 Jun 2017 12:14

Police arrest key Taliban insurgent in Wardak

A key Taliban insurgent involved in a number of attacks in Kabul was arrested Monday, officials said.

 
Haqqani rejects that the network was involved in the recent deadly attacks.
12 Jun 2017 11:17

Haqqani rejects that the network was involved in the recent deadly attacks.

The Haqqani terrorist network has released a new audio message of the network’s leader Sirajuddin Haqqani, nearly two weeks after a series of deadly attacks hit Kabul city.

 
Afghan government approves 11 contracts worth 3.5 billion Afghanis
12 Jun 2017 10:04

Afghan government approves 11 contracts worth 3.5 billion Afghanis

The Afghan government has approved eleven contracts having a total of value of around 3.5 billion Afghanistan.

 
Ex-Afghan Jihadi leader opposes to Kabul protesters call for officials removal
11 Jun 2017 15:14

Ex-Afghan Jihadi leader opposes to Kabul protesters call for officials removal

Mojadedi also called on the protesters to end to the sit-ins and refrain from causing disturbances and issues to the residents of the city during the holy month of Ramadan.