The Attorney General's Office (AGO) addressed 1,974 cases of corruption in 1398, the official said on Monday. Head of AGO, Farid Hamidi at the State Accountability Program to the Nation said 291 of them were high-level cases. A total of 1,909 people linked to corruption cases were imprisoned. 102 million US dollars and 385 million afghanis were recovered, he said In total, AGO addressed 41,026

16 March 2020

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and China will provide diagnostic kits for coronavirus to Afghanistan, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said. The health minister, Firozudin Firoz in a press conference in Kabul said that we should take the coronavirus serious and take protective measures. He said that currently the test kits for coronavirus are only in Kabul and efforts are underway to provide for

16 March 2020

Local officials in Herat say the government and private schools are going to be online with cooperation of local media in Herat province. The Herat governor press office in a press release said that based on the decision of provincial emergency committee, all preventive measures have increased amid the coronavirus pandemic. The press release added that the protective

16 March 2020

The US-led international coalition in Afghanistan said there were no confirmed cases of coronavirus infections among coalition troops and personnel in the country, but quarantine areas have been established for those awaiting tests. "Our medical facilities in Afghanistan are prepared to implement appropriate quarantine or isolation measures, as appropriate while awaiting test results," a statement from NATO's Resolute Support said. Resolute Support declined to disclose

16 March 2020

Former NDS chief Rahmatullah Nabil says other terrorist groups will become active if the political crisis in the country is not solved. Nabil called on politicians to make an effort to end the crisis. He suggested that the government should not enter the intra-Afghan talks unless there is a political consensus on peace. Afghanistan has averted a full-blown

16 March 2020

Afghan local officials have confirmed that at least 13 security forces have been killed and wounded in Taliban's attack in Ghor province. The Chief District of Shahrak district, Haji Muhammad Kabiri told Reporterly that clashes erupted between Taliban and security forces in Salah Khana area at around 20:00pm on Sunday night. According to Kabiri, at least nine soldiers were killed and four others were wounded

16 March 2020

The Afghan National Police has arrested 150 suspected criminal on charges of different crimes in different clampdown carried out in western Herat province during the past 20 days. Provincial Police Spokesman, Abdul Ahad Walizada said that Herat police has conducted several crackdowns against criminals in the capital city and district of Herat province, in which 150 people accused of killing, armed robbery, kidnapping, drug

16 March 2020

Kabul Police have detected and defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IEC) in Kabul city. Police said, "Security forces have detected an IED which was attached to a Mercedes vehicle in PD12 of Kabul and defused it."   Officials added that the IED was defused by the engineering team of the National Security Directorate.

16 March 2020

The Lower House of Parliament expressed concerns about disagreements between President Ghani and Dr Abdullah Abdullah over presidential elections and offered to mediate between the two sides. The extraordinary meeting of the Afghan House of Representatives was held with officials from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Immigration, and Public Health. The meeting discussed the fight against

16 March 2020

Afghan local officials have confirmed that at least ten people have been killed and wounded in a traffic accident on Kabul-Kandahar highway in Zabul province. The spokesman of Zabul governor Gul Islam Seyal told Reporterly that a Coaster type vehicle has collided in Pakhkandi area of Shajoy district on Sunday evening. According to Seyal, at least four

16 March 2020