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Iran complying with commitments under nuclear deal: Tillerson
19 Apr 2017 10:24

Iran complying with commitments under nuclear deal: Tillerson

The Donald Trump administration has notified Congress that Iran has been compliant with its commitments under the 2015 nuclear agreement, and that the administration is reviewing whether a continued suspension of the sanctions serves the national interests of the United States.

 
Syrian bus convoy attack is a war crime: OHCHR
19 Apr 2017 09:23

Syrian bus convoy attack is a war crime: OHCHR

The UN says that a deadly attack on a bus convoy carrying people from two Shia-majority villages in the Idlib province amounts to a war crime.

 
Taliban’s shadow governor among 16 killed in Kunduz airstrike
18 Apr 2017 15:20

Taliban’s shadow governor among 16 killed in Kunduz airstrike

At least sixteen Taliban insurgents including the shadow governor of the group for northeastern Takhar province were killed in an airstrike in northern Kunduz province.

 
Afghan forces arrest Taliban’s military commission chief for Baghlan
18 Apr 2017 13:01

Afghan forces arrest Taliban’s military commission chief for Baghlan

The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) personnel arrested a top leader of the Taliban group in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan.

 
Massoud to Ghani: You have got no right or power to fire me
18 Apr 2017 12:27

Massoud to Ghani: You have got no right or power to fire me

Ahmad Zia Massoud on Tuesday strongly reacted to his dismissal as President Ashraf Ghani's Special Representative on Reforms and Good Governance.

 
Afghan forces arrest 2 in Ghor for recruiting militants for ISIS
18 Apr 2017 11:01

Afghan forces arrest 2 in Ghor for recruiting militants for ISIS

At least two people were arrested by the Afghan security forces in northwestern Ghor province of Afghanistan as they were attempting to recruit militants for the DAESH terrorist group.

 
Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets with the New Representative of UN High Commissioner for Refugees
18 Apr 2017 09:50

Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets with the New Representative of UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani met this afternoon with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Ms. Fathiaa Abdalla in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 
Noor reacts at dismissal of Ahmad Zia Massoud by President Ghani
18 Apr 2017 09:30

Noor reacts at dismissal of Ahmad Zia Massoud by President Ghani

The provincial governor of the northern Balkh province and the Chief Executive of Jamiat-e-Islami party Ata Mohammad Noor reacted at the dismissal of Ahmad Zia Massoud by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.

 
McMaster Talks to Civilian, Military Leaders in Pakistan
17 Apr 2017 14:50

McMaster Talks to Civilian, Military Leaders in Pakistan

U.S. National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster is in Pakistan where he is holding meetings with both civilian and military officials on bilateral security matters and efforts to stabilize neighboring Afghanistan.

 
Taliban kill child and 3 women over alleged cooperation with govt in Sar-e-Pul
17 Apr 2017 14:23

Taliban kill child and 3 women over alleged cooperation with govt in Sar-e-Pul

The Taliban insurgents have executed a child and three women after charging them with the alleged cooperation with the government in northern Sar-e-Pul province.

 
US reaffirm support to improve and develop capabilities of Afghan Air Force
17 Apr 2017 13:34

US reaffirm support to improve and develop capabilities of Afghan Air Force

The United States reaffirmed support to improve the develop the capabilities of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) particularly the Afghan Air Force, the US National Security Adviser Gen. Herbert Raymond McMaster has said.

 
Senior security commander killed in Taliban ambush in Kunduz
17 Apr 2017 13:26

Senior security commander killed in Taliban ambush in Kunduz

A senior security commander was killed in an ambush by the Taliban insurgents in northern Kunduz province .

 
4 mine making factories destroyed in Afghan forces operation in Helmand
17 Apr 2017 12:26

4 mine making factories destroyed in Afghan forces operation in Helmand

At least four factories producing Improvised Explosive Device (IED) were destroyed during an operation conducted by the Afghan commandos in southern Helmand province.

 
Period of patience over,’ Pence warns as he visits Korea border
17 Apr 2017 11:08

Period of patience over,’ Pence warns as he visits Korea border

US Vice President Mike Pence, who is on a trip to South Korea, says the era of patience with North Korea is over, warning Pyonyang over its development of ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons.

 
Senate Urges U.S. to Target Terrorists Safe Heavens in Pakistan
17 Apr 2017 08:56

Senate Urges U.S. to Target Terrorists Safe Heavens in Pakistan

While senators welcomed ‘MOAB’ bombing on ISIS strongholds in Ningarhar province, they stressed over real anti-ISIS missions.

 
HR McMaster visits Afghanistan after MOAB attack
17 Apr 2017 08:46

HR McMaster visits Afghanistan after MOAB attack

McMaster discusses joint efforts to combat "terrorist groups", just days after US use of GBU-43 bomb in country's east.

 
Death toll in bomb attack on Syria evacuees rises to 112
16 Apr 2017 15:18

Death toll in bomb attack on Syria evacuees rises to 112

Many residents of Fuaa and Kafraya lost their lives after terrorists attacked their buses.

 
More than 2,000 Migrants Rescued in Dramatic Day in Mediterranean
16 Apr 2017 12:01

More than 2,000 Migrants Rescued in Dramatic Day in Mediterranean

More than 2,000 migrants trying to reach Europe were plucked from the Mediterranean on Friday in a series of dramatic rescues and one person was found dead, officials and witnesses said.

 
Turks begin voting in referendum on Erdogan powers
16 Apr 2017 11:48

Turks begin voting in referendum on Erdogan powers

People in Turkey have started casting their ballots in a controversial constitutional referendum that could place sweeping new powers in the hands of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with opponents fearing a possible authoritarian rule.

 
U.S. National Security Adviser in Kabul
16 Apr 2017 09:38

U.S. National Security Adviser in Kabul

.S. National Security Adviser H R McMaster is now in Kabul to have "very important talks on mutual cooperation".