Faryab security officials have reported the killing of three Taliban Red Army commanders in the province. 15 Taliban fighters, including the three commanders of the group, have been killed and seven others have been wounded as a result of air strikes in the Erklilk area of Qaisar distict in the province on Saturday, the press office of the provincial police command headquarters said in

29 September 2018

Facebook has reported that almost 50 million of its accounts were compromised with by a security breach. The company has informed that hackers were able to exploit a vulnerability in one of its features to access people's accounts. The breach was found out on Tuesday and Facebook had since informed the police. Affected Users have been prompted to re-login

29 September 2018

Russia has said that they will not allow Syrian militants to be sent to Afghanistan or another country, within the framework of an agreement with Turkey to refrain from military operations in Idlib. According to the agreement, Turkey has agreed to separate the armed opposition forces from radical militants. The United Nations considers these militants as terrorist groups Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said yesterday

29 September 2018

The Independent Election Commission has put up a cash penalty on 52 candidates for the parliamentary elections. As per IEC the penalties have been drawn on the grounds that the candidates began their campaigns prematurely, starting it before the scheduled timing. Rafai Rafiq Sediqui, the head of IEC Media Committee addressed a press conference on Friday and informed that the candidates were called out

29 September 2018

A delegation from the Afghan government has met with the Taliban in Saudi Arabia. A senior Taliban official said that the delegation was discussing the release of the Taliban’s detainees and the withdrawal of Taliban leaders from the UN blacklist, with the Afghan government delegation. According to Reuters, at the meeting, the Taliban were called on to co-operate with the government in terms of

29 September 2018

According to Kandahar Governor's spokesperson, a policeman from Kandahar killed two of his fellow policemen and wounded three others out of "deliberate" firing on Friday. The incident has been confirmed to have taken place in Raghistan district. The attacker has since fled the area and it has been confirmed by the spokesperson that an investigation has begun

29 September 2018

Two explosions were heard in Jalalabad city early this morning. A third explosion went off in Surkh Rod district shortly after. According to local sources, the explosions went off near schools of Nangarhar districts of Jalalabad's Deh Araban area as well as Surkh Rod district. The explosion has wounded at least one person so far and there have

29 September 2018