Imran Khan opposes fencing of Durand Line

Sunday, 20 August 2017 02:43 Written by

A prominent Pakistani politician has opposed with the fencing of Durand Line with Afghanistan as the issue remains one of the main factors behind the deteriorating ties between Kabul and Islamabad.

US war on drugs in Afghanistan failed: Moscow

Sunday, 20 August 2017 02:42 Written by

The US anti-drug campaign in Afghanistan, on which Washington spent $8.5 billion, has failed; the production of drugs in that country is still high, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday.

80 soldiers under siege in Faryab

Sunday, 20 August 2017 02:42 Written by

A military commander in Faryab province – in Afghanistan’s north – on Friday said that at least 80 Afghan National Army soldiers were under siege by insurgents during the past 20 days.

President Trump on Saturday indicated his administration has settled on a course of action to move forward in the U.S. war in Afghanistan, but he offered no details a day after meeting with top advisers at Camp David.

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has allocated to date Dh1.2 billion ($326 million) in Abu Dhabi government grants and concessionary loans to 18 development projects in Afghanistan.

The Balkh provincial council member Asif Momand has warned of repercussions if the government failed to properly pursue his torture case involving the governor of Balkh province Ata Mohammad Noor.

Afghanistan marks 98th Independence Day

Sunday, 20 August 2017 02:33 Written by

President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday placed a bouquet at the Freedom Monument in Kabul to mark 98th anniversary of Afghanistan’s independence.

The minister of rural rehabilitation and development (MRRD) says imbalanced development has forced some people to take up weapons for their rights.

Daesh insurgents issued a statement on Tuesday and claimed responsibility for the attack on Mirza Olang valley in Sayyad district of northern Sar-e-Pul province, which claimed the lives of over 50 people.

Daesh torches civilian houses in Nangarhar

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 02:40 Written by

Six Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS) fighters suffered casualties during a clash with Afghan forces in Haskta Mina district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Tuesday.