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India mulls security-related assistance to Afghan forces
25 Oct 2017 16:18

India mulls security-related assistance to Afghan forces

The government of India is mulling to increase security-related assistance to Afghan national defense and security forces, it has been reported.

 
Daesh Insurgents In Burqas Kill 15 Taliban Members In Jawzjan
25 Oct 2017 16:14

Daesh Insurgents In Burqas Kill 15 Taliban Members In Jawzjan

At least 15 Taliban insurgents were killed in a Daesh attack in Qoshtepa district of northern Jawzjan province on Tuesday, local officials confirmed.

 
MPs quarrel leave disrupts Wolesi Jirga session
25 Oct 2017 13:00

MPs quarrel leave disrupts Wolesi Jirga session

Deputy Speaker Humayoon Humayoon and three Wolesi jirga members clashed verbally at Wednesday meeting which resulted the session to be abandoned.

 
Chinese President Xi Jinping Gets New Five-Year Term
25 Oct 2017 12:24

Chinese President Xi Jinping Gets New Five-Year Term

Chinese President Xi Jinping was formally chosen to serve a second five-year term as Communist Party leader Wednesday.

 
Ghani Refuses To Join CPEC While Access To India Is Blocked
25 Oct 2017 11:55

Ghani Refuses To Join CPEC While Access To India Is Blocked

President Ashraf Ghani said he will join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor only once Islamabad allows connectivity between India and Afghanistan.

 
Airstrike target a gathering of 300 Taliban militants in Herat
25 Oct 2017 11:53

Airstrike target a gathering of 300 Taliban militants in Herat

A deadly airstrike targeted a large gathering of the Taliban insurgents in western Herat province of Afghanistan, leaving scores of militants dead or wounded, the local government officials said.

 
Kabul Told ‘Avoid Anti-Russian Hysteria Fanned By Western Media’
25 Oct 2017 10:31

Kabul Told ‘Avoid Anti-Russian Hysteria Fanned By Western Media’

Russia’s foreign ministry has once again rejected claims that it is backing the Taliban after the Afghan president implied last week that this was happening.

 
Taliban’s shadow district governor killed in Faryab infighting
25 Oct 2017 09:42

Taliban’s shadow district governor killed in Faryab infighting

A shadow district governor of the Taliban group has been killed in an infighting among the Taliban insurgents in northern Faryab prvince of Afghanistan.

 
Tillerson to Press Pakistani Leaders for More Action Against Militants
24 Oct 2017 16:32

Tillerson to Press Pakistani Leaders for More Action Against Militants

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is visiting Pakistan Tuesday to meet with leaders and reinforce the Trump administration's message that they need to take more action against the Taliban and other militant groups based in the country.

 
Taliban, IS clash in Afghanistan, over 20 dead
24 Oct 2017 15:46

Taliban, IS clash in Afghanistan, over 20 dead

Fighters loyal to Taliban and Islamic State militant groups clashed with each other in Afghanistan's northern Jowzjan province, leaving 23 dead, officials said.

 
Mysterious discrepancies spotted In Tillerson photographs with Afghanistan president
24 Oct 2017 15:39

Mysterious discrepancies spotted In Tillerson photographs with Afghanistan president

An apparent crude attempt to alter photographs of a meeting between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday in Kabul has set the Internet abuzz with questions.

 
HQN leader behind foreigners’ kidnappings, suicide attacks arrested in Kabul
24 Oct 2017 15:35

HQN leader behind foreigners’ kidnappings, suicide attacks arrested in Kabul

A key member of the Haqqani terrorist network having close links with Pakistan’s military intelligence, Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), and involved in foreigners’ kidnappings and suicide attacks in Kabul city, has been arrested by the Afghan security forces.

 
President Ghani arrives to New Delhi to meet Indian officials
24 Oct 2017 09:43

President Ghani arrives to New Delhi to meet Indian officials

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani today arrived in New Delhi, the capital city of India, to meet with the Indian officials, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Indian counterpart.

 
Nimroz traffic accident leaves 4 dead
23 Oct 2017 15:35

Nimroz traffic accident leaves 4 dead

Four people including three women working for an organization have been killed in a traffic accident in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said on Monday

 
20 ISIS suicide bombers among those killed in US airstrike: Silab Corps
23 Oct 2017 15:25

20 ISIS suicide bombers among those killed in US airstrike: Silab Corps

The Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army in the East has said at least twenty suicide bombers were among the several ISIS militants killed in US airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province.

 
Coalition commander vows to increase pressure on IS in Afghanistan
23 Oct 2017 15:00

Coalition commander vows to increase pressure on IS in Afghanistan

U.S. commander of international forces, John Nicholson, on Sunday vowed to increase pressure on Islamic State group in Afghanistan, two days after the group claimed deadly attack in Kabul.

 
President Ghani to visit India on Tuesday
23 Oct 2017 13:33

President Ghani to visit India on Tuesday

The Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is expected to visit India on Tuesday amid reports the US Secretary of State of Rex Tillerson is also visiting the country as part of his visit to South Asia.

 
Afghan government approves 10 new contracts worth 1.3 billion Afghanis
23 Oct 2017 12:18

Afghan government approves 10 new contracts worth 1.3 billion Afghanis

The Afghan government has approved ten new contracts worth 1.3 billion Afghanis during the last the meeting of the national procurement commission.

 
CIA expands campaign to hunt and kill Taliban in Afghanistan
23 Oct 2017 12:13

CIA expands campaign to hunt and kill Taliban in Afghanistan

U.S. CIA is reportedly expanding its counter-terrorism efforts in Afghanistan by sending small teams of highly experienced officers and contractors alongside Afghan forces to hunt and kill Taliban militants.

 
First batch of Afghan pilots complete Black Hawk helicopters training in USA
23 Oct 2017 12:09

First batch of Afghan pilots complete Black Hawk helicopters training in USA

The first batch of the Afghan Air Force pilots completed their trainings for the newly-deployed modern UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters.