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Afghanistan and Belarus Sign Economic Agreements, MoUs
17 Aug 2017 12:25

Afghanistan and Belarus Sign Economic Agreements, MoUs

Belarus said it is ready to participate in the implementation of major projects in the production sector and the power engineering industry of Afghanistan.

 
Taliban Attacks Police Check Posts in Zabul
17 Aug 2017 11:18

Taliban Attacks Police Check Posts in Zabul

Taliban insurgents have attacked police check posts in different parts of Zabul province, killing 18 policemen, sources said.

 
US Soldier Killed in Fighting Against Daesh in Afghanistan
17 Aug 2017 10:45

US Soldier Killed in Fighting Against Daesh in Afghanistan

The US army confirmed that one of its soldiers was killed in fighting against Daesh insurgents in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday.

 
Trump to Meet National Security Team Over Afghanistan on Friday
17 Aug 2017 10:42

Trump to Meet National Security Team Over Afghanistan on Friday

The US president could either decide to send in thousands more troops or do the opposite and pull out completely leaving private contractors to help Afghanistan.

 
Saudi King Salman invites Qatar pilgrims to Hajj
17 Aug 2017 10:39

Saudi King Salman invites Qatar pilgrims to Hajj

Saudi Arabia had closed its land border with Qatar in June as part of an economic and political blockade.

 
Mosque prayer leaders arrested for involvement in magnetic bombings in Kabul
17 Aug 2017 10:05

Mosque prayer leaders arrested for involvement in magnetic bombings in Kabul

At least two people were arrested for being involved in magnetic bombings in Kabul city amid a steep rise in such bombings in the city.

 
Taliban Shadow District Governor Killed in Ghazni
16 Aug 2017 14:04

Taliban Shadow District Governor Killed in Ghazni

The shadow district governor of Taliban group and a senior member of Quetta Council were killed in Ghazni province, official said.

 
Afghanistan Rejects Russian Call For U.S. Troop Withdrawal
16 Aug 2017 13:48

Afghanistan Rejects Russian Call For U.S. Troop Withdrawal

Kabul has rejected Moscow’s call for the withdrawal of U.S. troops amid a debate in Washington over its future commitments to Afghanistan.

 
Tagab District Of Badakhshan Fully Cleared Of Taliban
16 Aug 2017 13:22

Tagab District Of Badakhshan Fully Cleared Of Taliban

Officials have said however that the surviving insurgents fled to neighboring Yamgan district following the military operation.

 
Afghan businessman Dawi sentenced to over 9 years in prison
16 Aug 2017 13:16

Afghan businessman Dawi sentenced to over 9 years in prison

Afghanistan's anti-corruption court Tuesday sentenced Abdul Ghafar Dawi, the owner of an oil company, to nine years and nine months in prison.

 
Terrorism a serious threat both for Afghanistan and Pakistan: Ghani
16 Aug 2017 12:16

Terrorism a serious threat both for Afghanistan and Pakistan: Ghani

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with the deputy foreign minister of Pakistan Tehmina Janjua in Kabul on Tuesday in his office in ARG Palace.

 
US Prepares First Black Hawk Deliveries to Afghanistan
16 Aug 2017 10:49

US Prepares First Black Hawk Deliveries to Afghanistan

The United States is on course to deliver the first batch of four Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk utility helicopters to Afghanistan in the coming weeks.

 
Ghani Orders Team To Probe Mohmand
16 Aug 2017 10:46

Ghani Orders Team To Probe Mohmand's Arrest

President Ashraf Ghani has assigned a delegation to investigate the arrest of a member of the Balkh Provincial Council.

 
2 civilians dead, 8 injured in Uruzgan blast
15 Aug 2017 14:51

2 civilians dead, 8 injured in Uruzgan blast

Two civilians have been killed and eight others injured in a landmine blast in the Chora district of central Uruzgan province, a lawmaker claimed on Tuesday.

 
Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid critically wounded: Shaheen Corps
15 Aug 2017 14:47

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid critically wounded: Shaheen Corps

The spokesman of the Taliban group Zabiullah Mujahid has been critically wounded during the operations in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan national army said.

 
U.S. confirms option to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan
15 Aug 2017 14:29

U.S. confirms option to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan

The United States has confirmed that full withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan is an option being considered.

 
Suicide Bomber Targets Convoy Of Security Forces In Kunduz
15 Aug 2017 14:11

Suicide Bomber Targets Convoy Of Security Forces In Kunduz

Four security force members were killed in a suicide attack in Chardara district of Kunduz province on Tuesday, local officials confirmed.

 
President Ghani Warns MoI to Remove Corruption
15 Aug 2017 12:37

President Ghani Warns MoI to Remove Corruption

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has warned the Ministry of Interior (MoI) to cut the ministry’s budget if it fails to remove corruption and bring reforms.

 
Clash in Balkh airport leaves 2 dead during arrest of Asif Momand
15 Aug 2017 12:21

Clash in Balkh airport leaves 2 dead during arrest of Asif Momand

A clash broke out in Balkh airport in northern Afghanistan during the arrest of the provincial council member Asif Momand.

 
Taliban calls for troops withdrawal in new open letter to Trump
15 Aug 2017 12:19

Taliban calls for troops withdrawal in new open letter to Trump

The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan has released a new open letter to President Donald Trump, calling for a full withdrawal of the foreign forces from Afghanistan.