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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.

 
Ghani Bans Pakistani Trucks From Entering Afghanistan
23 Oct 2017 11:54

Ghani Bans Pakistani Trucks From Entering Afghanistan

The president has issued a decree banning Pakistani trucks from crossing into the country which means Afghan trucking companies could get more work.

 
Taliban infighting leaves 40 dead in Herat
22 Oct 2017 14:52

Taliban infighting leaves 40 dead in Herat

At least 40 Taliban militants were killed during an overnight night clash between two rival factions in the Shindand district of western Herat province, an official said on Sunday. Another 19 gunmen on both the sides were injured in the clash that occurred in Khofyan area of the district last night,...

 
US airstrike hit ISIS suicide training camp in Afghanistan leaving 40 dead
22 Oct 2017 14:06

US airstrike hit ISIS suicide training camp in Afghanistan leaving 40 dead

A deadly US airstrike targeted a training camp for the suicide bombers in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

 
Kabul Police Freed Teenage Boy, Detained 8 Kidnappers
22 Oct 2017 13:00

Kabul Police Freed Teenage Boy, Detained 8 Kidnappers

Kabul Police have rescued an 11-year old boy and arrested a group of eight kidnappers during a special operation, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement.

 
Explosion rips through a hotel in North of Afghanistan, casualties feared
22 Oct 2017 10:47

Explosion rips through a hotel in North of Afghanistan, casualties feared

An explosion ripped through a hotel in northeastern Takhar province of Afghanistan, leaving a number of people dead or wounded.

 
Kidnapped 11-year-old boy rescued in Kabul
22 Oct 2017 10:45

Kidnapped 11-year-old boy rescued in Kabul

Afghan police rescued a 11-year-old boy who was kidnapped in Kabul nearly two weeks ago, officials said Sunday.

 
15 army cadets killed in Kabul suicide attack
22 Oct 2017 10:26

15 army cadets killed in Kabul suicide attack

At least fifteen cadets of the Afghan army were killed in a suicide attack in Kabul city yesterday afternoon.

 
Ghani Left Kabul to Visit Gardiz District of Paktia Province
22 Oct 2017 10:23

Ghani Left Kabul to Visit Gardiz District of Paktia Province

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani leading a high-level delegation Left capital Kabul early this morning to visit Gardiz district of Paktia province, the Presidential Palace said in a statement.

 
Dostum slams security officials for failures after deadly mosque bombings
22 Oct 2017 10:19

Dostum slams security officials for failures after deadly mosque bombings

Afghanistan’s first vice president General Abdul Rashid Dostum strongly condemned the brutal attacks on mosques in Kabul and Ghor provinces as he slammed the security officials for the failures amid rising attacks on civilians.

 
Explosion Reported In Kabul Close To Military Academy
21 Oct 2017 15:56

Explosion Reported In Kabul Close To Military Academy

An explosion rocked the PD5 district of Kabul city at about 3.30pm on Saturday afternoon.

 
President Ghani sacks IEC secretary-general
21 Oct 2017 15:35

President Ghani sacks IEC secretary-general

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Saturday dismissed Imam Mohammad Warimach, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) secretary.

 
US, UNSC condemn Kabul, Ghor terrorist attacks
21 Oct 2017 10:05

US, UNSC condemn Kabul, Ghor terrorist attacks

The US UN secretary general and UN Security Council (UNSC) on Friday strongly condemned the terrorist attacks in Afghanistan that killed at least 70 people.