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  • Ghani briefed on operations during visit to Commando Corps

    Ghani briefed on operations during visit to Commando Corps

    By Pajhwok on 19 January 2018KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has visited the Commando Corps in capital Kabul and evaluated the conduct of special... read more
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 11:50am -
  • Hundreds athletes participate in Kabul mountain climbing

    Hundreds athletes participate in Kabul mountain climbing

    By Navid Ahmad Barakzai on 19 January 2018KABUL (Pajhwok): The first-ever mountain climbing competition held on Friday in the Kurkh mountain in west of capital Kabul in... read more
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 11:14am -
  • UNSC discusses Afghanistan’s security situation, peace process

    UNSC discusses Afghanistan’s security situation, peace process

    By Navid Ahmad Barakzai on 19 January 2018KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Security Council (UNSC) would be holding a special meeting on security situation in... read more
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 9:54am -
  • 5 Al-Qaeda members killed in overnight Nangarhar raid

    5 Al-Qaeda members killed in overnight Nangarhar raid

    By Yousaf zarifi on 19 January 2018JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five members of Al-Qaeda Network have been killed in Afghan and foreign security forces joint operation in the Sherzado district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Friday.Attau…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 7:36am -
  • Balkh turmoil Afghanistan’ internal matter: US

    Balkh turmoil Afghanistan’ internal matter: US

    By Lalit K Jha on 19 January 2018WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): A day after US Ambassador John R Bass called for an urgent solution to ongoing dispute in Balkh, the Trump Administration on Thursday described it as an internal matter for Afghanistan... read m…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 7:13am -
  • 34 rebels killed in country-wide offensives: MoD

    34 rebels killed in country-wide offensives: MoD

    By on 19 January 2018KABUL (Pajhwok): Thirty-four militants have been killed and 33 others injured in security forces operations in different parts of the... read more
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 6:53am -

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  • MEHWAR: 70pc Of Afghans Dismayed At Wolesi Jirga

    MEHWAR: 70pc Of Afghans Dismayed At Wolesi Jirga

    A recent survey by Freedom House of Afghanistan reveals that almost 70 percent of people are not satisfied with the activity of the Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament).According to the survey, 64 percent of respondents have said they would not…
    - 14 Dec 16, 10:11am -
  • Syria Rebels To Leave Aleppo Under Evacuation Deal

    Syria Rebels To Leave Aleppo Under Evacuation Deal

    Civilians and rebel fighters were to start evacuating from Syria's Aleppo Wednesday under a deal that would end years of opposition resistance in the city.The evacuations which were expected to begin at 0300 GMT, according to the Syrian Observatory…
    - 14 Dec 16, 6:43am -
  • TOLOnews 10pm News 13 December 2016

    TOLOnews 10pm News 13 December 2016

    Top news in this Bulletin:Former Jawzjan governor and ex-member of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Ahmad Eshchi, who was allegedly assaulted by the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum last month, claims that he was also sexually a…
    - 14 Dec 16, 6:28am -
  • Govt To Probe Eshchi's Claims Of Assault By Dostum

    Govt To Probe Eshchi's Claims Of Assault By Dostum

    The Presidential Palace said in statement that the National Unity Government (NUG) will investigate former Jawzjan governor Ahmad Eshchi's claims of assault by First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum and his men.According to the statement,…
    - 14 Dec 16, 6:16am -
  • Afghan Boy Meets His Idol Messi

    Afghan Boy Meets His Idol Messi

    An Afghan boy who became an internet sensation after pictures of him wearing an improvised Lionel Messi football shirt went viral finally got to meet his superstar idol on Tuesday.Murtaza Ahmadi met the Barcelona forward in Doha, where the Spanish…
    - 14 Dec 16, 3:41am -
  • TAWDE KHABARE: Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    TAWDE KHABARE: Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Tuesday reiterated its call to the UN to lift sanctions against Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar.In this episode of Tawde Khabare, host Zabiullah Sadat discusses the topic with the following…
    - 13 Dec 16, 5:40pm -
  • TOLOnews 6pm News 13 December 2016

    TOLOnews 6pm News 13 December 2016

    Top news in this Bulletin:Former Jawzjan governor and ex-member of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Ahmad Eshchi, who was allegedly assaulted by the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum last month, claims that he was also sexually a…
    - 13 Dec 16, 4:51pm -
  • FARAKHABAR: I Was Sexually Assaulted By Dostum And His Men: Eshchi

    FARAKHABAR: I Was Sexually Assaulted By Dostum And His Men: Eshchi

    Former Jawzjan governor and ex-member of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Ahmad Eshchi, who was allegedly assaulted by the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum last month, claims that he was also sexually assaulted by Dostum and his…
    - 13 Dec 16, 4:38pm -
  • Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Tuesday reiterated its call to the UN to lift sanctions against Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar."Our expectation is that they (UN) officials respond positively to our recommendations," said…
    - 13 Dec 16, 3:52pm -
  • 70pc Of Afghans Dismayed Over Wolesi Jirga Performance: Survey

    70pc Of Afghans Dismayed Over Wolesi Jirga Performance: Survey

    A recent survey by Freedom House of Afghanistan reveals that almost 70 percent of people are not satisfied with the activity of the Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament).According to the survey, 64 percent of respondents have said they would not…
    - 13 Dec 16, 3:44pm -

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  • 5 senior Al-Qaeda leaders killed in Afghan forces raid in Nangarhar

    5 senior Al-Qaeda leaders killed in Afghan forces raid in Nangarhar

    At least five senior leaders of the Al-Qaeda terrorist network were killed in an operation of the Afghan security forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office said Friday that the senior leaders of the A…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 9:54am -
  • Pakistani officials says Taliban delegation refuse talks with Afghan govt

    Pakistani officials says Taliban delegation refuse talks with Afghan govt

    The Pakistani officials have said the Taliban group is not prepared to hold talks with the government as reports indicate that the Taliban supreme leader Mullah Hebatullah Akhundzada has sent a delegation to Islamabad to explore ways for reviving pea…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:50pm -
  • Man arrested on charges of raping his own mother in Herat

    Man arrested on charges of raping his own mother in Herat

    A man has been arrested on charges of raping his own mother in western Herat province of Afghanistan, the local security officials said Thursday. The man was arrested from the vicinity of the 11th police district of the city of Herat with the securit…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:21pm -
  • Suicide bomber killed by own explosives before reaching to his target

    Suicide bomber killed by own explosives before reaching to his target

    A suicide bomber was killed in an explosion triggered by his own explosives and before reaching to his target in eastern Nangrhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government in a statement said the incident took place late on Wednesday evening…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 11:22am -
  • Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan wins ICC Associate Cricketer of the Year Award

    Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan wins ICC Associate Cricketer of the Year Award

    The Afghan national cricket team player Rashid Khan has won the Associate Cricketer of the Year award of the International Cricket Council as the young Afghan cricketer has managed to attract global attention for his recent performances on the domest…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:56am -
  • Taliban chief sends delegation to Islamabad to explore ways for peace talks

    Taliban chief sends delegation to Islamabad to explore ways for peace talks

    The Taliban supreme leader Mullah Hebatullah has reportedly approved the visit of a Taliban delegation to Islamabad for preliminary talks on exploring ways to revive peace talks. Sources privy of the development within the Taliban ranks have told Reu…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 9:09am -
  • Taliban suffer casualties in Pamir-17 operations in Kunduz

    Taliban suffer casualties in Pamir-17 operations in Kunduz

    The Taliban insurgent suffered casualties during the ongoing Pamir-17 operations in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan as the military officials are saying that hundreds of rounds of Ak-47 ammunition were also confiscated along with an Improvise…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 7:51am -
  • Noor mulling to set deadline for uprising if talks with govt fails

    Noor mulling to set deadline for uprising if talks with govt fails

    The chief executive of Jamiat-e-Islami Ata Mohammad Noor says he will set a deadline for the widespread uprising if the ongoing talks between Jamiat-e-Islami and the Afghan government fails over the deadlock regarding the Balkh provincial political l…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 7:02am -
  • Militants suffer casualties in drone strikes in Afghanistan and Pakistan

    Militants suffer casualties in drone strikes in Afghanistan and Pakistan

    At least two people were killed and another individual was wounded in drone strikes along the Durand Line targeting the suspected militants both inside the Afghanistan and Pakistan territories, it has been reported. The officials in Pakistan’s trib…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 5:45am -
  • Khar believes US is in Afghanistan to create regional chaos

    Khar believes US is in Afghanistan to create regional chaos

    The former foreign minister of Pakistan Hina Rabban Khar believes that the US military has been deployed to spark chaos across the region in South Asia. In an interview with the CNN, Khar said “Not a conspiracy theorist, but the more I see how the…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 3:11pm -

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  • Afghanistan to begin construction work on TAPI pipeline in February

    Afghanistan to begin construction work on TAPI pipeline in February

    The Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) said on Wednesday that Afghanistan was ready to roll out its share of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline in February. According to theThe post Afghanistan to begin constructi…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 6:33pm -
  • 17bn AFN increase in development funds in Afghanistan’s 2018 budget

    17bn AFN  increase in development funds in Afghanistan’s 2018 budget

    The lower of the Afghan parliament, Wolesi Jirga, approved the national budget for 2018 on Wednesday after rejecting it the first time on December 16 for lack of “balance”  amongThe post 17bn AFN increase in development funds in Afghanistan’…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 6:16pm -
  • Power dam worth $20mn to be built in Paktia

    Power dam worth $20mn to be built in Paktia

    The Narai Khwlai power dam will be constructed at a total cost of USD 20 million in Ahmadkhel district of southeastern Paktia province. President Ashraf Ghani recently approved the costThe post Power dam worth $20mn to be built in Paktia appeared fi…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 4:22pm -
  • USAID launches project on job creation in Afghan agriculture sector

    USAID launches project on job creation in Afghan agriculture sector

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), launched the Promoting Value Chains–West project on Tuesday, JanuaryThe post USAID launches proj…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 3:41pm -
  • 2400 tons of wheat arrive in Kabul from India via Chabahar Port

    2400 tons of wheat arrive in Kabul from India via Chabahar Port

    The first consignment of 2400 tons of wheat as part of Indian government’s assistance to Afghanistan arrived to capital Kabul through Chabahar port. “Today,the first consignment of 2400 tons ofThe post 2400 tons of wheat arrive in Kabul from Ind…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Jan 18, 3:20pm -
  • Afghani drops against foreign currencies

    Afghani drops against foreign currencies

    The value of the Afghani currency continues to drop against foreign currencies amidst the ongoing political tension in the country. Afghanistan’s central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), has injected overThe post Afghani drops against foreign curr…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Jan 18, 4:04am -
  • National power grid extended to Ghazni province

    National power grid extended to Ghazni province

    President Ashraf Ghani attended an inauguration ceremony in Kabul, officially launching the extension of the national power grid to Ghazni. This represents a significant milestone in the development of Afghanistan’sThe post National power grid ext…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 1:22pm -
  • Maidan Wardak-Ghazni power project inaugurated

    Maidan Wardak-Ghazni power project inaugurated

    President Ashraf Ghani inaugurated the 220kw Ghazni-Maidan Wardak power project on Thursday in Chamtala area of the capital Kabul. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, he congratulated the people of the twoThe post Maidan Wardak-Ghazni power project i…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 5:31pm -
  • Afghan gov’t awards contract for Ghoriyan salt extraction to a private firm

    Afghan gov’t awards contract for Ghoriyan salt extraction to a private firm

    The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) awarded a contract for sedimentary salt extraction in the Ghoryan district  with the private firm Nasir Omid Salt Extraction Company. Acting Minister NargisThe post Afghan gov’t awards contract for Ghori…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 2:39pm -
  • Afghan gov’t reviews policies aimed at removing barriers to women in workplace

    Afghan gov’t reviews policies aimed at removing barriers to women in workplace

    Policies to support Afghan women who work in government were reviewed at a conference held today in Kabul. Over 150 officials, representing 36 ministries and independent agencies of the GovernmentThe post Afghan gov’t reviews policies aimed at rem…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Dec 17, 6:34pm -

The Guardian

  • Al-Qaida moves in to recruit from Islamic State and its affiliates
    Switch of loyalties seen as a key indicator of resilience of Isis as it evolves after territorial collapseAl-Qaida has been trying to win over extremists from Islamic State, while the Isis “caliphate” collapses amid heavy losses of men, material,…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • How the heroin trade explains the US-UK failure in Afghanistan
    After 16 years and $1tn spent, there is no end to the fighting – but western intervention has resulted in Afghanistan becoming the world’s first true narco-state. By Alfred W McCoyAfter fighting the longest war in its history, the US stands at th…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 6:00am -
  • Pakistan accuses US of treating it like 'whipping boy' as terror row grows
    Foreign minister says two countries have no alliance after Washington suspends almost $1bn in security assistancePakistan has said it is being treated like a “whipping boy” and has no alliance with the US after Washington suspended at least $900m…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 3:47pm -
  • US suspends security assistance to Pakistan to force action on Islamists
    US demands ‘decisive action’ on Afghan Taliban and Haqqani networkState department vague on detail but says cut adds to $255m already on holdThe United States announced on Thursday it was suspending security assistance to Pakistan for failing to…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 10:51pm -
  • Kabul protest hit by deadly bomb attack
    At least 11 people killed in suicide attack in Afghan capital as both Isis and the Taliban ramp up attacksA suicide attacker blew himself up near a crowd of police and protesters in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 25 others…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 7:26pm -
  • Joshua Boyle, former Taliban hostage, in court on sexual assault charges
    Canadian, 34, who was rescued with wife and children after nearly five years, also faced charges in Ottawa of forcible confinement and making death threatsJoshua Boyle, the Canadian man held hostage by Taliban-linked militants for nearly five years,…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 4:36pm -
  • Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump's 'lies and deceit' tweet
    Diplomat asked to explain US president’s comments accusing the country of taking aid but failing to help fight terrorismPakistan has summoned the US ambassador in a rare public rebuke after Donald Trump lashed out at Islamabad with threats to cut a…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Jan 18, 5:59pm -
  • 'Nothing but lies and deceit': Trump launches Twitter attack on Pakistan
    US president tweets saying Pakistan is providing ‘safe haven to terrorists’ and America was ‘foolish’ to give $33bn in aidDonald Trump has accused Pakistan of “lies and deceit”, saying America was foolish to have given Islamabad more than…
    - 18 days ago, 1 Jan 18, 5:00pm -
  • Its dreams of a caliphate are gone. Now Isis has a deadly new strategy | Hassan Hassan
    Territorial losses in Syria and Iraq mean Islamic State militants are igniting bloody sectarian insurgencies elsewhereIts much-vaunted caliphate has gone, crushed by the might of Russian, Syrian and US warplanes, Iran-backed militias, Kurdish forces…
    - 20 days ago, 31 Dec 17, 12:01am -
  • The Guardian view on the Kabul bombing: vicious identity violence | Editorial
    In a nation worn down by war, Isis’s ability to turn latent divisions into bloody slaughter should not be underestimatedAfghanistan’s 16-year war has largely been fought between the Taliban and a regime in Kabul backed by the US and Nato forces.…
    - 21 days ago, 29 Dec 17, 6:30pm -

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  • Two Taliban leaders killed in east Afghanistan: Nato

    Two Taliban leaders killed in east Afghanistan: Nato

    KABUL: Nato said its air strikes have killed two key local Taliban leaders in eastern Afghanistan.The international military alliance said in a statement issued on Monday that its forces killed the Taliban shadow administrator for Nangarhar province…
    - 24 Jan 11, 5:45am -
  • Ten militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

    Ten militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

    KABUL: Three suicide attackers detonated their explosives vests during a gunbattle with Afghan and coalition forces that left 10 militants and one civilian dead in Khost province of eastern Afghanistan.Provincial police chief Abdul Hakim Ishaqzia s…
    - 22 Jan 11, 11:10am -
  • Two Nato service members killed in Afghan attacks

    Two Nato service members killed in Afghan attacks

    KABUL: Nato on Thursday said two of its service members died in insurgent attacks in Afghanistan.It said one service member was killed Thursday in the north, while another was killed Wednesday in the south. It did not identify their …
    - 20 Jan 11, 5:25am -
  • Afghan underworld shows challenges for stability

    Afghan underworld shows challenges for stability

    MAHUMUD-E-RAQI, Afghanistan: The calls were threatening and they just wouldn’t stop. The extortion demand was several hundred thousands of dollars.“Or else,” said the caller.Fearful, the civil engineer started to pay. But it was never enough…
    - 18 Jan 11, 5:09am -
  • Several injured in Jalalabad explosion

    Several injured in Jalalabad explosion

    KABUL: Several people were injured in an explosion outside a music cassette shop in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan police said.General Aminullah Amirkhil, who directs the Afghan border police in four eastern provinces, said the explosion occurred Thur…
    - 13 Jan 11, 6:43am -
  • Suicide blast kills two in Kabul

    Suicide blast kills two in Kabul

    KABUL: A suicide bomber on a motorbike killed at least two Afghan security personnel and wounded four in an attack near the country’s parliament in Kabul on Wednesday, an Afghan government official said. The attack in the Afghan capital targeted…
    - 12 Jan 11, 5:01am -
  • Suicide car bombing kills three Afghan border police

    Suicide car bombing kills three Afghan border police

    KABUL: A suicide car bombing against a border police vehicle in troubled southern Afghanistan killed three border police guards, local authorities said.Monday’s attack was the second suicide bombing in four days against border police in the area…
    - 10 Jan 11, 7:24am -
  • Bomb blast kills policeman in Kabul

    Bomb blast kills policeman in Kabul

    KABUL: A bomb placed in a bag exploded on a road in downtown Kabul on Tuesday, killing a policeman and wounding two civilians, authorities said, in a relatively rare attack in the Afghan capital. There have been few attacks in …
    - 4 Jan 11, 5:23am -
  • US Senator proposes permanent bases in Afghanistan

    US Senator proposes permanent bases in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON: A leading Republican lawmaker on US military policy said he wanted American officials to consider establishing permanent military bases in Afghanistan.Senator Lindsay Graham of South Carolina said that having a few US air bases in Afgha…
    - 3 Jan 11, 5:46am -
  • Grenade attack in Kandahar kills child

    Grenade attack in Kandahar kills child

    KABUL: Insurgents threw hand grenades into two houses in the province of Kandahar, killing a child in one and wounding six people — including a woman and a child — in the other, a local official in southern Afghanistan said.…
    - 31 Dec 10, 8:59am -

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