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Turkmenistan cuts off power supply to northwestern Afghanistan
1 Jan 2018 14:49

Turkmenistan cuts off power supply to northwestern Afghanistan

Turkmenistan has cut off power supply to Afghanistan’s border provinces, Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) announced on Monday.

 
Taliban leader in charge of suicide attacks killed in Helmand
1 Jan 2018 14:18

Taliban leader in charge of suicide attacks killed in Helmand

A senior Taliban leader who was in charge of the suicide attacks has been killed in an airstrike in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan.

 
11 Daesh Insurgents Killed in Nangarhar: MoD
1 Jan 2018 11:46

11 Daesh Insurgents Killed in Nangarhar: MoD

Two other insurgents, including a Pakistani national, were also arrested during the operation by Afghan security forces.

 
Citizens Distressed as Noor Controversy Continues
31 Dec 2017 19:13

Citizens Distressed as Noor Controversy Continues

Atta Noor warns civil servants of Balkh province against referring administrative affairs, which are the prerogative of the governor, to someone else. Thumbnail

 
Afghan Air Force conducts 1,900 strikes in nine months
31 Dec 2017 17:36

Afghan Air Force conducts 1,900 strikes in nine months

Afghan Air Force has carried out 1,900 strikes targeting insurgents over the last nine months, officials said Sunday.

 
Taliban Key Commander Arrested in Jawzjan Province, Local Officials
31 Dec 2017 17:20

Taliban Key Commander Arrested in Jawzjan Province, Local Officials

A key commander of the Taliban militant group was arrested today in Sheberghan, the Capital City of Jawzjan province, the local officials reported.

 
Afghan govt approves two new major electricity projects worth $113m
31 Dec 2017 15:25

Afghan govt approves two new major electricity projects worth $113m

The Afghan government has approved two new major electricity projects to be implemented jointly by private and public sectors and having a total value of $113 million.

 
10 killed, dozens injured in Jalalabad blast
31 Dec 2017 15:01

10 killed, dozens injured in Jalalabad blast

The blast targeted funeral ceremony for a former Haska Mina district governor in Farmi Adda area, Lal Muhammad Durrani, deputy head of provincial council, who attended the event said.

 
Taliban execute abducted lecturer and student in Nangarhar
31 Dec 2017 13:40

Taliban execute abducted lecturer and student in Nangarhar

The Taliban militants have executed a lecturer and a student, days after kidnapping them in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

 
Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Transit Route To Open Soon
31 Dec 2017 10:57

Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Transit Route To Open Soon

A number of agreements were signed earlier this month by the presidents of the two countries including transit accords.

 
Deadly suicide attack foiled in Jalalabad city in East of Afghanistan
31 Dec 2017 10:37

Deadly suicide attack foiled in Jalalabad city in East of Afghanistan

The Afghan security forces have foiled a plot by the anti-government armed militant groups to carry out a deadly suicide attack in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of Nangarhar province.

 
NEW AGREEMENT SIGNED ENABLING ENHANCED UNITED NATIONS SUPPORT TO AFGHAN ELECTIONS
31 Dec 2017 10:03

NEW AGREEMENT SIGNED ENABLING ENHANCED UNITED NATIONS SUPPORT TO AFGHAN ELECTIONS

Donors pledged to fund up to 90 per cent of the US$28.4 million voter registration budget, in addition to pledging ongoing assistance to the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC).

 
Police among 11 injured in Mazar-i-Sharif roadside bombing
30 Dec 2017 20:50

Police among 11 injured in Mazar-i-Sharif roadside bombing

At least 11 people wounded as a police pick-up hit a roadside bomb in the capital of northern Balkh province on Saturday evening, officials said.

 
Despite removal, Noor resolutely proceeds as Balkh governor
30 Dec 2017 17:08

Despite removal, Noor resolutely proceeds as Balkh governor

About few days back, President Ashraf Ghani accepted Noor’s resignation and announced Eng. Dawood his replacement as Balkh Governor. However, Dawood has not been formally introduced to the slot.

 
Afghan Former Spy Chief Accuses Hekmatyar of Lobbying For ISIS
30 Dec 2017 13:55

Afghan Former Spy Chief Accuses Hekmatyar of Lobbying For ISIS

Hekmatyar has been lobbying and bargaining for the release of twenty plus Islamic State suspects who are in the custody of Afghan government, said Amrullah Saleh, a former Spy Chief of Afghanistan.

 
Pakistani military claims to have arrested Afghan intelligence facilitator
30 Dec 2017 11:29

Pakistani military claims to have arrested Afghan intelligence facilitator

The Pakistani military claims that an Afghan national who was acting as the facilitator of the Afghan intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), has been arrested during an operation.

 
75 Afghan women graduate from army training in Turkey
30 Dec 2017 10:30

75 Afghan women graduate from army training in Turkey

A total of 75 female Afghan officers successfully completed Friday a military training in Turkey.

 
Kabul Suicide Attack Victims Laid To Rest
30 Dec 2017 10:26

Kabul Suicide Attack Victims Laid To Rest

Families of Kabul attack victims once again called on government to ensure the safety of the people and prevent deadly attacks against civilians.

 
Sayyaf  condemned Daesh attack on Tabyan Cultural Center in Kabul
30 Dec 2017 10:19

Sayyaf condemned Daesh attack on Tabyan Cultural Center in Kabul

Sayyaf condemned Daesh attack on Tabyan Cultural Center in Kabul and said the insurgents were trying to show a grim picture of Islam to the world.

 
Journalists among 41 dead 89 wounded in Kabul suicide attack
28 Dec 2017 17:35

Journalists among 41 dead 89 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

Dozens of people, including few media representatives and a number of civilians among them, were wounded in the assault on Tebyan Centre, which also houses the Afghan Voice news agency.