The Ministry of Interior (MoI) spokesperson, Masoud Andarabi says providing security during elections is our top priority. He added that security at 4,942 polling centers will be provided. During the Ministerial Council meeting today, Andrabi said, “During this year, due to increase of security forces’ operations and movements, Taliban’s casualties have risen.” He assured that the result

26 August 2019

U.S. Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad in a twitter statement clarified that the Reuters report, which quoted two unnamed Talib commanders who alleged that US would cease support of the Afghan forces as part of any agreement, was not true. He further added that “No one should be intimidated or fooled by propaganda”. He made it clear

26 August 2019

Security officials reported that nine Taliban insurgents were killed and one injured in Helmand province.     Ministry of Interior in a statement on Monday said that as a result of several operations carried out by Afghan National and Defense Forces in Nehr Saraj, Nawi, Sangin districts and Lashkar Gah City of Helmand nine Taliban were killed and another

26 August 2019

At least four people were killed and three wounded in a road accident in Nangarhar, officials confirmed. The Nangarhar province press office in a statement said that a Toyota Hilux collided with another vehicle at 10 AM local time in the vicinity of Muhmand Dara district of Nangarhar. The impact of the collision was such that four

26 August 2019

The Taliban group announced that the employees and offices of Salaam telecommunication company will be a military target for the group. Salaam company has not paid attention to their warnings and hereafter all employees and installations of the company will be a military target for its fighters, Taliban group in a statement said on Monday. The group

26 August 2019

The Taliban field trails in charge for three districts of Ghazni province has been killed in an air-strike, local officials said on Monday. The Ghazni province press office in a press release said, “Fateh Khan who was in charge of Taliban field trails for Andar, Giro and Deh Yak districts has been killed in Barimzai area of Deh Yak district.”

26 August 2019

An American Democrat, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar believes it's time for American troops fighting in the nearly two decade long war in Afghanistan to come home. Nevertheless, she's also open to keeping a limited U.S. military presence in the country. Amy Klobuchar is also running for the post of president. “You could always have training footprints and people working there ready to go if

26 August 2019

At least 15 prisoners were rescued from a Taliban prison in Kunduz province, as per security officials. The rescue operation held in Imam Sahib district in the northern province of Kunduz, was done by Afghan Special Forces, Special Operation Corps said in statement on Monday. In a joint operation carried out by Afghan commando and 09 Unit

26 August 2019

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani met Saudi Arabia’s King Salman at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Sunday. President Ghani expressed his happiness at visiting the Kingdom. King Salman also welcomed the president and his delegation to Saudi Arabia courteously. During the meeting, they reviewed relations between the two countries,ways of developing and strengthening them in various fields and the latest developments in Afghanistan.

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