news preview :  
Month :  
Year :  
News Type :  
Section :  
Afghan forces seize 152 weapons, 35325 rounds of ammunition in Nangarhar
13 Dec 2017 15:49

Afghan forces seize 152 weapons, 35325 rounds of ammunition in Nangarhar

The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) personnel have confiscated at least 152 weapons and 35,325 rounds of ammunition during an operation in Nangarhar province.

 
India voices support for Afghan-controlled reconciliation efforts
13 Dec 2017 15:24

India voices support for Afghan-controlled reconciliation efforts

Indian Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has said his government desired Afghanistan to emerge united, democratic, peaceful, stable and prosperous nation, a media report said on Wednesday.

 
Wolesi Jirga rejects draft budget for next year
13 Dec 2017 14:34

Wolesi Jirga rejects draft budget for next year

The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday rejected next year’s draft budget for what it called lack of balance among the provinces, allocations for unapproved administrative units and creation of unnecessary positions in some departments.

 
Afghan Air Force size to be tripled by 2023, says US General
13 Dec 2017 14:17

Afghan Air Force size to be tripled by 2023, says US General

U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Lance Bunch, the direcotr of the future operations, told reporters on Tuesday that the Afghan forces conducted their combat operations through 2017 with the lowest level of support from the coalition forces in the 16-year war here, and yet has had some of the most success ...

 
Ghani govt has to deliver on needed reforms: Tillerson
13 Dec 2017 10:47

Ghani govt has to deliver on needed reforms: Tillerson

The Afghan government has to ... create the conditions to have an inclusive government that allows for participation of all ethnic groups, including the Taliban,” he said in a town hall with State Department employees.

 
12th Afghanistan-Iran Joint Expo Kicks Off In Herat
13 Dec 2017 10:42

12th Afghanistan-Iran Joint Expo Kicks Off In Herat

A joint exhibition was held in Herat jointly by Afghan and Iranian industry owners and they put on show domestic made products.

 
ISIS attempts to occupy lands in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Iranian minister
13 Dec 2017 10:21

ISIS attempts to occupy lands in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Iranian minister

An Iranian minister has claimed that the Islamic State terror group is attempting to occupy lands in Afghanistan and Pakistan as the group has been suppressed in Syria and Iraq.

 
Taliban to face a very long winter, says US General
13 Dec 2017 09:44

Taliban to face a very long winter, says US General

The U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Lance Bunch has said the Taliban group will face a very logn winter as operations involving air campaign is underway against the group mainly focusing on fincial resouces of the group.

 
Ghani Appoints Two More Deputies For NSA
13 Dec 2017 09:39

Ghani Appoints Two More Deputies For NSA

The NSA spokesman says the office has five deputies who cooperate with the national security adviser in the relevant matters.

 
Explosion in Taliban leader’s house leaves 4 dead, wounded in Laghman
13 Dec 2017 09:35

Explosion in Taliban leader’s house leaves 4 dead, wounded in Laghman

An explosion ripped through the residence of a local Taliban leader in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan leaving at least four people dead or wounded.

 
Stoltenberg reappointed as NATO chief until 2020
12 Dec 2017 19:05

Stoltenberg reappointed as NATO chief until 2020

The former Norwegian prime minister, who took over in October 2014, will pilot the alliance into its next summit in Brussels in July with the North Korean nuclear crisis and US President Donald Trump's apparent ambivalence towards NATO looming large.

 
Government Being Reluctant in Election Process: IEC
12 Dec 2017 19:00

Government Being Reluctant in Election Process: IEC

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) says the government is being reluctant regarding the election process, warns that if the budget was not provided for the commission, holding the elections would not be possible on scheduled time.

 
Four Teachers of Afghan-Turk Girls Schools ‘Disappeared’ in Kabul
12 Dec 2017 18:24

Four Teachers of Afghan-Turk Girls Schools ‘Disappeared’ in Kabul

“Three Turkish and one Afghan teachers have been mysteriously disappeared,” said Ahmad Fawad Haidari, Deputy Director of Afghan-Turk schools, urging the Afghan security forces to give information in regard.

 
Afghan Women Cadets Under Training In India
12 Dec 2017 16:53

Afghan Women Cadets Under Training In India

Female cadets say the training in India is crucial because Afghanistan does not have much space for learning military skills.

 
US Service Member Dies in Vehicle Incident in Nangarhar
12 Dec 2017 10:37

US Service Member Dies in Vehicle Incident in Nangarhar

A U.S. service member died Monday as a result of injuries sustained during a vehicle incident in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, officials with U.S. Forces-Afghanistan announced in a statement.

 
Indians to Begin CASA-1000 Project in Afghanistan
11 Dec 2017 19:39

Indians to Begin CASA-1000 Project in Afghanistan

The project worth $2.1 million USD, will cross seven Afghan provinces, Minister of Energy and Water, Ali Ahmad Usmani, said.

 
Afghan, Indian army chiefs meet, discuss ties
11 Dec 2017 18:45

Afghan, Indian army chiefs meet, discuss ties

Afghanistan army chief Gen. Mohammad Sharif Yaftali has discussed military-to-military cooperation with his Indian counterpart.

 
Only enemies to benefit from Hekmatyar’s remarks, warns Abdullah
11 Dec 2017 13:21

Only enemies to benefit from Hekmatyar’s remarks, warns Abdullah

The Chief Executive of the Government of National Unity Abdullah Abdullah reacted at yesterday’s remarks of Hezb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar after he claimed that the share of certain tribes have been compromised in the government.

 
76 Militants Killed In Commandos Operation In Kunduz
11 Dec 2017 11:34

76 Militants Killed In Commandos Operation In Kunduz

The military operation was carried out by Afghan National Army Commandos in Imam Sahib district in Kunduz.

 
Woman Shot Dead by Taliban in Sar-e-Pul Province, says Local Official
11 Dec 2017 10:50

Woman Shot Dead by Taliban in Sar-e-Pul Province, says Local Official

The local officials in the northern Sar-e-Pul province say that a woman was shot dead by the Taliban militants over her family’s abiding the government.