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Afghan forces clear strategic Tora Bora of ISIS militants: Gen. Waziri
19 Jun 2017 10:16

Afghan forces clear strategic Tora Bora of ISIS militants: Gen. Waziri

The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) have cleared the strategic Tora Bora area of ISIS militants, inflicting heavy casualties to the fighters of the group, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) spokesman General Dawlat Waziri said Monday.

 
Airstrike Kills Two Senior Commanders of Haqqani Network in East of Afghanistan
18 Jun 2017 14:15

Airstrike Kills Two Senior Commanders of Haqqani Network in East of Afghanistan

Two senior commanders of Taliban-affiliated Haqqani Network were killed on Sunday in eastern Paktia province of Afghanistan, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

 
Five Policemen Killed, Nine Wounded In Paktia Attack
18 Jun 2017 11:25

Five Policemen Killed, Nine Wounded In Paktia Attack

Insurgents launched an attack early Sunday on the Paktia police headquarters in Gardez city, killing at least five policemen and wounding nine others.

 
Car bombing and coordinated suicide attack on police HQ in Paktia
18 Jun 2017 09:54

Car bombing and coordinated suicide attack on police HQ in Paktia

A group of suicide bombers launched a coordinated attack on a police headquarters in southeastern Paktia province of Afghanistan earlier today.

 
NATO confirms no fatalities in North of Afghanistan insider attack
18 Jun 2017 09:34

NATO confirms no fatalities in North of Afghanistan insider attack

The NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan confirmed no fatalities in the insider attack involving an Afghan soldier in northern Afghanistan.

 
Contract signed for design and plan of major Dar-ul-Aman administrative complex
18 Jun 2017 09:32

Contract signed for design and plan of major Dar-ul-Aman administrative complex

The Minister of Urban Development and Housing Syed Sadat Mansoor said Saturday that the new government complex for the ministries and other government institutions will be built in Dar-ul-Aman area covering hundreds of acres of land.

 
Afghanistan-India special air freight services to kick off today
18 Jun 2017 09:26

Afghanistan-India special air freight services to kick off today

The special air freight services between India and Afghanistan is expected to kick off from tomorrow, the officials have said.

 
Security Forces Re-Capture Tora Bora: MoD
17 Jun 2017 15:32

Security Forces Re-Capture Tora Bora: MoD

Acting minister of defense said on Saturday that since the beginning of the year 2,500 Daesh fighters have been killed in military operations.

 
Afghan government plans to double the number commando forces
17 Jun 2017 14:12

Afghan government plans to double the number commando forces

The Afghan government plans to increase the number of the commando forces of the Afghan national army as efforts are underway to implement the four-year security and development plan of the Afghan national defense and security forces.

 
17 Jun 2017 13:02

Contract signed to design government complex in Kabul's Darul Aman area

A contract was signed on Saturday to design government complex near historical Darul Aman palace, west Kabul.

 
USS Fitzgerald crash: Seven navy crew missing off Japan
17 Jun 2017 11:46

USS Fitzgerald crash: Seven navy crew missing off Japan

Seven US Navy crew members are missing after their ship collided with a merchant vessel off the coast of Japan.

 
17 Jun 2017 11:33

Explosion leaves 4 civilian workers dead in Laghman province

At least four civilians were killed in an explosion in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan in the early hours of Friday morning.

 
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.