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Blast outside Afghan MP Zahir Qadir
30 Aug 2017 11:21

Blast outside Afghan MP Zahir Qadir's residence in Jalalabad, two killed

A blast targeted Afghan lawmaker Zahir Qadir's residence in eastern city of Jalalabad on Wednesday.

 
Afghan Officials Said to Talk Nearly Every Day With Taliban
30 Aug 2017 10:21

Afghan Officials Said to Talk Nearly Every Day With Taliban

Despite seemingly stalled peace talks between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban, officials say the intelligence chief speaks by telephone with militant leaders nearly every day about the country's constitution and political future.

 
16 Civilians Killed In Foreign Forces Air Raid
29 Aug 2017 16:50

16 Civilians Killed In Foreign Forces Air Raid

Locals say foreign fighter planes carried out the airstrikes on Monday afternoon and that at least three planes had been involved.

 
Hekmatyar urges Pakistan not to turn Afghanistan into its regional rivalry hub
29 Aug 2017 15:07

Hekmatyar urges Pakistan not to turn Afghanistan into its regional rivalry hub

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmyat has urged the regional countries, specifically the neighboring Pakistan to refrain from efforts aimed at turning Afghanistan into its regional rivalry hub.

 
Taliban execute two important DAESH leaders in Nangarhar province
29 Aug 2017 15:04

Taliban execute two important DAESH leaders in Nangarhar province

The Taliban insurgents have executed two important leaders of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khorasan in Nangarhar province.

 
Death Toll Rises To Five In Kabul Explosion
29 Aug 2017 12:36

Death Toll Rises To Five In Kabul Explosion

Ministry of Interior confirms five people killed and eight wounded in an explosion outside a bank in Kabul.

 
$727 million contract awarded in support of Afghan Air Force, Special Mission Wing
29 Aug 2017 12:05

$727 million contract awarded in support of Afghan Air Force, Special Mission Wing

The United States has awarded a contract worth around $727 million in support of the Afghan Air Force and Special Mission Wing as efforts are underway to boost the capabilities of the Afghan national defense and security forces.

 
Afghan president issues order that calls for expansion of a Hindu rest house
28 Aug 2017 13:13

Afghan president issues order that calls for expansion of a Hindu rest house

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday issued an order that calls for expansion of a Hindu rest house in eastern province of Nangarhar.

 
UK plans ‘significant uptick’ in Afghanistan special ops – reports
28 Aug 2017 11:22

UK plans ‘significant uptick’ in Afghanistan special ops – reports

Hard on the heels of Donald Trump’s decision to wage a more aggressive war in Afghanistan, London reportedly prepares to ramp up SAS covert operations there. According to British intelligence, Afghanistan could fall to the Taliban if the US pulled out.

 
Pakistan Postpones Talks With US Officials
28 Aug 2017 10:47

Pakistan Postpones Talks With US Officials

Pakistan has postponed talks with a senior US official, which is the second such move in less than a week.

 
The national domestic revenue collections for the first six months of FY-2017 has increased by 9.7% in comparison with the first six months of the FY-2016
27 Aug 2017 15:45

The national domestic revenue collections for the first six months of FY-2017 has increased by 9.7% in comparison with the first six months of the FY-2016

A press conference was held on the comparison of national domestic revenue collection in the first six months of fiscal years of 2016 and 2017 in Khyber-Hall of the Ministry of Finance.

 
Key members of a terrorist group killed in Kunar airstrike
27 Aug 2017 14:55

Key members of a terrorist group killed in Kunar airstrike

At least two key members of a terrorist group were killed in an airstrike in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan on Saturday.

 
Daesh Stronghold Tal Afar About To Fall: Iraqi Military
27 Aug 2017 14:08

Daesh Stronghold Tal Afar About To Fall: Iraqi Military

According to military sources, Tal Afar has been cut off from the rest of Daesh-held territory since June.

 
Ismail Khan backs parliamentary system, Coalition for Salvation of Afghanistan
27 Aug 2017 13:32

Ismail Khan backs parliamentary system, Coalition for Salvation of Afghanistan

Ismail Khan, a senior Afghan politician, has voiced support for the proposed parliamentary system of governance.

 
Hotak Loses To Russian Rival In Dushanbe
27 Aug 2017 12:29

Hotak Loses To Russian Rival In Dushanbe

Afghanistan’s MMA fighter, Ahmad Wali Hotak, was knocked out by Denis Kanakov in the third round of Saturday’s fight.

 
21 Taliban killed. 19 wounded in Helmand offensive
27 Aug 2017 12:22

21 Taliban killed. 19 wounded in Helmand offensive

At least 21 Taliban insurgents have been killed and 19 others wounded during an air-and-ground operation in southern Helmand province, officials claimed on Sunday

 
Lebanon, Syria declare ceasefires in fight against ISIL
27 Aug 2017 11:14

Lebanon, Syria declare ceasefires in fight against ISIL

Lebanon declares truce to pave way for release of troops held by ISIL as Syrian army and Hezbollah halt separate battle.

 
ANA Soldier Defects To Taliban In Baghlan
27 Aug 2017 11:11

ANA Soldier Defects To Taliban In Baghlan

Security sources confirmed the soldier defected early Sunday and took with him at least three weapons.

 
Development plan of security, defense forces to be implemented with all force: Ghani
27 Aug 2017 10:32

Development plan of security, defense forces to be implemented with all force: Ghani

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the four-year security plan mainly, mainly consisting of the development national defense and security forces, will be implemented with all force.

 
Noor reaffirms hard stance against security institutions, officials after Kabul attack
26 Aug 2017 13:49

Noor reaffirms hard stance against security institutions, officials after Kabul attack

The provincial governor of the northern Balkh province and chief executive of Jamiat-e-Islami party has reaffirmed his and allies hard stance against the security institutions and officials after the deadly attack in Kabul that left scores of people dead or wounded.