The NATO mission’s statistics, on the other hand, show a far lower proportion: only three percent of the 7,260 casualties it counted were caused by Afghan security, and only two percent by international forces. The NATO figures were released 31 October through the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), which reports to the US Congress on how American funds are spent.
Deputy Defense Minister: Iran to Increase Cruise Missiles’ Range, Producing Laser Air Defense

Deputy Defense Minister: Iran to Increase Cruise Missiles’ Range, Producing Laser Air Defense

Iranian Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Qassem Taqizadeh said that his country is working on a project to increase the range and precision of its cruise missiles, adding that research ...
17 November 19 - 00:01
Hamas Warns: “We Won’t Allow Zionist Entity to Pick Time, Place of Each Clash”

Hamas Warns: “We Won’t Allow Zionist Entity to Pick Time, Place of Each Clash”

Hamas spokesperson Fawzi Barhum said on Saturday that the Zionist entity will bear “the results of its ongoing aggression faced with the opposition and the Palestinian people.”
16 November 19 - 23:58
I hold no grudge against Nawaz Sharif: Pak PM Imran Khan

I hold no grudge against Nawaz Sharif: Pak PM Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that he has no grudge against former PM Nawaz Sharif and unwell Sharif's health was more important than their political differences. According to reports,...
16 November 19 - 23:48
Bolivia’s growing crisis turns deadly as 5 killed in clash

Bolivia’s growing crisis turns deadly as 5 killed in clash

Bolivia’s political crisis turned deadly after security forces opened fire on supporters of Evo Morales in a central town, killing at least five people, injuring dozens and threatening the interim ...
16 November 19 - 23:44
Deadly car bomb blasts rip through bus terminal in al-Bab town, 18 killed

Deadly car bomb blasts rip through bus terminal in al-Bab town, 18 killed

At least 18 civilians have been killed, while at least 27 others were wounded, in a car bomb attack in the northern Syrian border town of al-Bab, according to the Turkish defence ministry.
16 November 19 - 23:39
Afghanistan Beat West Indies In 2nd T20I To Level Series At 1-1

Afghanistan Beat West Indies In 2nd T20I To Level Series At 1-1

Karim Janat took five wickets as Afghanistan restricted West Indies to 106-8 after setting them a target of 148.
16 November 19 - 23:20
Taliban Should Break Links With International Terrorism: Petraeus

Taliban Should Break Links With International Terrorism: Petraeus

Former commander of US forces in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, in a joint article with Vance Serchuk, an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, published an ...
16 November 19 - 23:06
Roadside bombing kills 3 civilians in Afghanistan

Roadside bombing kills 3 civilians in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province

Three civilians have been confirmed dead as a roadside bombing launched by militants struck a car in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province on Friday, said an army statement released on Saturday....
16 November 19 - 22:37
Afghan president receives Chinese ambassador

Afghan president receives Chinese ambassador's credential letter

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani received the credential letter of Wang Yu, China's new ambassador to Afghanistan, here in the Presidential Palace on Saturday, said a statement of the Presidential ...
16 November 19 - 22:22
AIHRC Shocked By Report of Abusing Over 500 Boys in Logar School

AIHRC Shocked By Report of Abusing Over 500 Boys in Logar School

Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) in a statement said to be shocked and outraged by reports about sexual abuse of over “500 children and youth” from six schools.
16 November 19 - 19:44
Afghanistan says prisoner swap postponed as Taliban did not meet conditions

Afghanistan says prisoner swap postponed as Taliban did not meet conditions

Anas Haqqani, Mali Khan and Hafiz Rasheed are still in government custody, said Palace spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi on Twitter. Sediqqi said the Taliban did not comply with government conditions,...
16 November 19 - 18:10
Western Taliban hostages may be dead: Afghan parliament speaker

Western Taliban hostages may be dead: Afghan parliament speaker

Two Western hostages held by the Taliban since 2016 are likely to be dead, speaker of Afghanistan's lower house said on Saturday.
16 November 19 - 15:58
10 Civilians Reportedly “Burned by Taliban” in Jawzjan

10 Civilians Reportedly “Burned by Taliban” in Jawzjan

Afghan local officials say at least ten civilians have been burned by the Taliban insurgents in Jawzjan province.
16 November 19 - 13:40
615 ISIS militants, their family members have surrendered to Afghan forces so far: MoD

615 ISIS militants, their family members have surrendered to Afghan forces so far: MoD

At least 615 ISIS militants have surrendered to the Afghan forces together with their family members in eastern Nangarhar province so far, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said.
16 November 19 - 13:28
Trump issues pardons to 2 U.S. military officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan

Trump issues pardons to 2 U.S. military officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan

The U.S. President Donald Trump has issued pardons to U.S. military officers accused of war crimes in Afghanistan, the White House confirmed.
16 November 19 - 13:11
UN mission in Afghanistan accused of interfering in presidential elections

UN mission in Afghanistan accused of interfering in presidential elections

The Council of Presidential Runners has accused the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan of interfering in presidential elections.
16 November 19 - 12:19
Stoltenberg Stressed The Importance of NATO’s Training Mission in Afghanistan

Stoltenberg Stressed The Importance of NATO’s Training Mission in Afghanistan

The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has stressed the importance of NATO’s training mission in Afghanistan.
16 November 19 - 10:01
Afghan Film Festival Opens In Australia

Afghan Film Festival Opens In Australia

The 50th anniversary of Afghan-Australian diplomatic relations was commemorated by a film festival in Canberra that began on Friday.
16 November 19 - 09:46
Iran to keep helping Palestinians against Israel with no reservation: Imam Khamenei

Iran to keep helping Palestinians against Israel with no reservation: Imam Khamenei

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Imam Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Tehran will keep helping the Palestinians with no reservation, and calls on other Muslim countries to follow suit.
16 November 19 - 00:44
President Assad: American Presence in Syria Will Generate Military Resistance

President Assad: American Presence in Syria Will Generate Military Resistance

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has stressed that nobody believes that Turkey will repatriate 3 million Syrian refugees to the northeast of the country and this is a deceptive humanitarian ...
16 November 19 - 00:37