Eight drug labs destroyed in Helmand

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 03:25 Written by

Eight drug labs were destroyed overnight in first raid backed by Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand, the Afghan presidency said Monday.

British teacher Robert Sampson says if the world reads Pashtu poetry they will understand the Afghans hate war and love peace.

A top commander of the border protection police forces in the East has rejected reports suggesting that the Pakistani forces have violated the Durand Line.

Taliban block Maimana-Jawzjan highway for traffic

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 03:18 Written by

Taliban blocked the Maimana-Jawzjan highway for traffic on Monday, leaving many people on both sides of the road, passengers said.

Casting doubts on the intention of, and the fight against narcotics launched by the US-led western coalition besides terrorism in Afghanistan, some political analysts stress that although drug trade has been one of the main sources of funding the Afghan war, both the Afghan government and the United States have ignored to prioritize the fight against the phenomenon. The analysts even claim the Taliban’s utter ban on opium cultivation led to the US intervention in Afghanistan to topple the Taliban regime. 

The administration of US President Donald Trump is pursuing a suicidal, self-destructive policy in Afghanistan which will only prolong a losing war there, according to James Petras, an American writer and retired professor.

Afghans to welcome if Taliban opt for peace: CEO

Monday, 20 November 2017 03:33 Written by

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah has said the Taliban should take part in peace talks when the opportunity arises.

Mesharano Jirga, the upper house of the Afghan parliament, approved the inclusion of terms “Afghan” and “Islam” in the Computerized National Identity Cards on Sunday (November 19).

As the Afghan government struggles to stem the Taliban insurgency and shore up its dwindling security forces, the US military is turning to a controversial solution long known to stoke unrest and exploitation: local militias.

Afghanistan Sunday handed a historic 185-run defeat to Pakistan in the final to clinch their maiden Under-19 Asia Cup trophy in Kuala Lumpur.