Afghan analysts believe that the bombardment of US forces from B-52 aircrafts in Badakhshan would pave way for the Islamic State or Daesh to replace Taliban in the province.
After a written agreement was reached between representatives of protestors and Pakistan’s federal government, thousands of Pashtuns called off a protest sit-in they had staged in Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad, over a week ago. The Pashtun protestors have given the Pakistani government a month to meet their demands, warning they will return to the streets stronger and in great numbers if the government betrays its promises.
Afghanistan’s border forces are capable of giving a tit-for-tat response to Pakistan’s rocket strikes, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Tuesday.
An agreement was signed between Indian Ambassador to Kabul Manpreet Vohra and Afghan officials on Tuesday based on which India will provide $100 million USD for 108 small development projects in Afghanistan.
The Afghan national defense and security forces have foiled a deadly explosion in Kabul by seizing a vehicle packed with explosives.
President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday fired seven senior officials, including two generals, for negligence in preventing the recent attack on an army base in the capital Kabul.