Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on Sunday released its yearly report on violence against women and said in the last year (1396 Solar Year) over 4,000 cases of violence against women were registered by the commission.
President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday addressed a ceremony for the joint general command of the Police and National Directorate of Security Special Units where he said security agencies must take intelligence gathering seriously.
Candidates for the first deputy and second deputy speakers and secretary of Wolesi Jirga failed to win enough votes on Saturday when and the Administrative Board election went to the second round -- set for Sunday
The Afghan national defense and security forces have killed at least six militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani says the enemies of the country are not capable to confront the Afghan national defense and security forces as he hailed the Afghan forces for securing the trust of the nation, calling it one of the major achievements of the security and defense forces.
A total of 13 rebels on Friday left rebel-held areas in the Syrian capital Damascus' Eastern Ghouta countryside toward a government-run crossing point to be evacuated to an unknown destination, state TV reported.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami highlighted the country’s support for peace and security in neighboring countries, Afghanistan in particular, saying Tehran is ready to help Kabul in its efforts to combat terrorism.
The deputy Afghan foreign minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai has said Afghanistan is open to hold talks regarding the concerns of Pakistan as efforts are underway to attract the cooperation of the country in the fight against terrorism and regional cooperation.
Mohammad Mohaqiq, the second deputy of Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, said the First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum should return to Afghanistan and that foreigners should not interfere in this matter.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country’s troops will enter Syria’s northern city of Afrin “at any moment,” less than two months after Ankara launched a full-scale cross-border offensive into the Arab country in a declared bid to eliminate the US-backed Kurdish People's Protection Units ...
Five dozens of Taliban militants were killed in two hours of an airstrike called in after a large number of the rebels stormed a security post in Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province last night, an official said Thursday.