Kabul: The Afghanistan Meteorological Department (AMD) warned of the possibility of heavy rainfall and floods, thunder, and storm across Kunar, Nuristan, Panjshir, Parwan, Kapisa, Baghlan, Samangan, Bamyan, Kabul, Laghman, Nangarhar, Badakhshan, and Logar provinces, on Sunday and Monday. The AMD has forecast rainfall of 10-20 millimeters in various parts of the aforementioned provinces. In other news, the 6th exhibition of domestic products under the banner

4 July 2021

Kabul: Local officials in Badghis province reported that Taliban attack on the outskirts of Qala-e Naw district, the provincial capital, was repulsed. Provincial Governor Hesamuddin Shams told Radio Azadi that 11 Taliban insurgents were killed and nine others were wounded, during the clashes, whilst two civilians were also killed as a result of Taliban’s mortar attack. A local source, who asked to remain anonymous,

4 July 2021

Kabul: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Sunday reported 1,243 new positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported 84 deaths and 806 recoveries from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases now stand at 125,937, while the number of reported deaths is 5,283. The

4 July 2021

Kabul: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Sunday rejected Taliban’s claims of having captured districts. MoI Spokesman Tariq Arian stated that the ANDSF have temporarily shifted from one area within some district centers to another area, which is not meant collapse of these districts. Arian said that the Taliban are unable to keep a district or use any vehicles they claim to have captured,

4 July 2021

Kabul: Afghanistan has unveiled a new visa policy months after Pakistan had announced a new liberal visa policy for Afghan nationals that include long-term visas with multiple entries for businessmen, students, families, tourism and medical visas. “The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has introduced a relaxed visa regime for Pakistani citizens as a goodwill gesture and economic, social, cultural and expansion of relations between Pakistan

4 July 2021

Kabul: In an interview with an Indian newspaper, The Hindu, former Afghan president Hamid Karzai has said that the US has failed in its mission in Afghanistan, and said hopes for regional security solutions depend on Russia, China, Iran and India, and an end to extremism by Pakistan. Karzai stated that he believed there was no terrorism in Afghanistan, and no extremism in Afghanistan.

4 July 2021

Kabul: The civil aviation authority of Afghanistan said in a statement that the radar and VSAT systems guiding flights from Bagram airfield and Hamid Karzai International airport reactivated. Both the systems were deactivated before Resolute Support vacate the Bagram airbase in the north of Kabul. It comes after local residents of the Bagram district of Parwan province started plundering the military base soon after

4 July 2021