Army officials in the northern Afghanistan have reported the killing of a Taliban commander by his bodyguard. Khan Wali a commander of Taliban insurgents was killed by his bodyguard in Balkh's Khwaja Roshnaye village, press office of 209th Shaheen Corps said on Saturday. Khan Wali was reportedly a commander of a group of 50 Taliban insurgents
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said that the parties involved in war should accelerate their efforts to achieve nationwide and sustainable peace through Intra-Afghan talks. In a statement released on Saturday, Mr. Karzai expressed concerns over the recent increase in civilians’ causalities and said that he strongly condemns every kind of military operation which causes bloodshed
The National Directorate of Security (NDS) reported the arrest of a five-member Taliban network in Laghman province. The NDS elite forces arrested a five-member network in Mitarlam town, the capital of Laghman province, the NDS said in a statement on Saturday. The statement added that the five-member network, which used to operate secretly in Mitarlam, were were
56 Taliban insurgents including 4 commanders were killed in Ghazni province, as per local officials. The Press office of Ghazni province said, in a statement, on Saturday that, 56 Taliban fighters including four commanders and a local commander of the insurgents were killed on Friday night as a result of an ambush by local police, commando operations and airstrikes by the Afghan and Coalition
Security officials have announced the destruction of eight big Taliban hideouts in Helmand province. In a statement, the Afghan Interior Ministry said that following joint operations of the security forces for the clearance of some insecure areas in Nahri Saraj district of Helmand province, eight big hideouts of Taliban insurgents, which were used for organizing large-scale terrorist attacks in Helmand province, were destroyed.
Water Resources Management Department of the Ministry of Energy and Water has issued a warning for the possibility of flash floods and rise of water levels in some rivers. The Department said in a statement on Friday that based on the forecasts of meteorological organizations, the possibility of floods, due to precipitation and the rise of water levels in some rivers due to melting
The United States' Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad welcomed the meeting between President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistani PM Imran Khan and considered it to be a positive step in the relationship between two countries. In a tweet, Khalilzad welcomed the meeting between President Ghani and PM Khan on the sidelines of the OIC Summit in Mecca saying that, "Improved Afghan-Pak ties are key to reaching,