The US-led NATO mission has failed in the counter narcotics combat besides the fight against terrorism. One of the main goals of US military mission in Afghanistan was to fight against opium; however, it was not only eliminated in its presence, but its graph has been hiking each year. This year, poppy is claimed to have been cultivated in many areas in the northern provinces besides the south of the country, and thus, Afghanistan has produced an amount of opium which is unparalleled over the past decade. 

An Afghan National Amy (ANA) soldier shot dead three US troops after an operation in eastern Afghanistan near the Pakistan border on Saturday, officials said.

MPs meet Ghani amid political deadlock

Monday, 12 June 2017 03:15 Written by

The Afghan lawmakers from the Lower House of the Parliament, Wolesi Jirga, met with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani amid political deadlock triggered after the deadly attacks in capital Kabul.

A prominent former Afghan Jihadi leader and political figure Sebghatullah Mojadedi has opposed with the protesters call for the removal of the top security officials.

President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif this weekend held a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Astana in Kazakhstan and agreed to intensify their joint efforts to fight terrorism.

A factory of the Taliban insurgents producing Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) was targeted in airstrikes in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, leaving at least eight insurgents dead.

A security operation has been launched in four districts of southern Helmand province to improve security situation there, the provincial governor said on Sunday.

Husna was five years old when she started learning religious books from her village’s mosque prayer leader, and also first grade schoolbooks from her neighbor’s daughter as she turned six years old.

Top American experts on Friday expressed concern over the current situation in Afghanistan noting that a large area of the country with 10 million people currently lived in areas which either controlled or contested by the Taliban.

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have met on the sideline of 17th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting and discussed range of issues including terrorism, a media report said on Saturday.