Foreign Minister and Jamiat-e-Islami leader Salahuddin Rabbani on Monday said that terrorist leaders use youth as 'firewood' for their conflicts.

Taliban gain $2.5m from Russian fuel monthly

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 03:17 Written by

Russia is funding the Taliban in Afghanistan by giving its chiefs multi-million dollar payments to counter operations by NATO, it has been reported.

A new wave of deadly clash has erupted among the Taliban and ISIS militants days after the leader of the Taliban group Mullah Hebatullah Akhundzada called for a ceasefire between the two groups, believing that the motive of the two are the same in the ongoing insurgency in Afghanistan.

Local security officials on Monday said the Ghorak district of southern Kandahar province had been purged of militants and the national flag hoisted on the district center building.

The government should remain accountable for the alleged corruption committed in telecommunication service tax, the lawmakers and analysts stress, saying the government’s quietude about the issue is extremely worrisome. 

Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States are set to resume four-way discussions Monday in Oman in a renewed bid to seek a politically negotiated settlement to the Afghan war.

Fate of 14 Ghazni captives still a mystery: MPs

Monday, 16 October 2017 03:28 Written by

Wolesi Jirga members from southern Ghazni province say the fate of 14 people kidnapped from Qarabagh district five months ago is yet to be known.

Explosives-laden vehicle seized in Kabul: Police

Monday, 16 October 2017 03:28 Written by

Kabul police have prevented a massive terrorist attack plot by seizing an explosives-packed vehicle in the 5th police district of the capital, an official said on Sunday.

Kai Eide, former special representative of United Nations to Afghanistan, says he believes that closing the Taliban’s office in Doha will be a mistake and that the peace process with the group should be carried out in an orderly way.

The Taliban group in Afghanistan rejected the allegations by the ex-Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle regarding the rape of his wife and murder of his small child while they were kept as hostages by the group.