Imam Sahib district cleared of Taliban

Sunday, 11 June 2017 03:30 Written by

Jawed Salim, a Special Forces spokesman, said on Saturday Imam Sahib district of Kunduz province has been cleared of Taliban insurgents.

According to Salim, during a three day operation 80 insurgents were killed and 120 others were wounded.

The Unites States Forces in Afghanistan on Saturday confirmed the casualties of Afghan border police during overnight operations in southern Helmand province.

Afghanistan defeated the West Indies in their opening One-Day International (ODI) match by 63 runs, thanks to Rashid Khan’s seven wickets haul.

The Hezb-i-Islami Muttahid Afghanistan (HIMA) party on Saturday said the security forces needed moral support in the current situation in the country.

A number of analysts describe the role of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as pivotal in Afghan peace, urging the National Unity Government (NUG) to wisely utilize it. According to them, as many of SCO member states are geographically located adjacent to Afghanistan, they view the continuation of insecurity in Afghanistan as a serious threat to their security, a perk which the Afghan government should take advantage of in restoring peace and stability to the country.  

China has voiced its willingness to help Afghanistan speed up national and political reconciliation, peace and stability, the foreign ministry in Beijing said on Thursday.

7 killed, 16 injured in Herat explosion

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 03:17 Written by

At least seven people were killed and 16 others wounded in a blast in the capital of western Herat province on Tuesday, an official said.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Monday said the explosives used in Wednesday’s deadly truck bombing near Kabul’s Zanbaq Square were from Pakistan, and the material used was highly flammable.

The President Donald Trump administration’s Afghanistan policy will be finalized in the near future, said a top US official.

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, chief of Hezb-e-Islami party, has accused “some” regional countries of fueling the conflict in Afghanistan in an exclusive interview with Anadolu Agency, but he remained hopeful about an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace process.