Four back-to-back explosions have been reported in Jalalabad City of Nangarhar province, as confirmed by local officials to media sources. Provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said that two civilians injured as a result of explosives placed at the side of a road in PD1 of the City. More details to follow.

18 May 2019

It has been reported that multiple blasts occurred in Jalalabad city on Saturday. Moreover, a blast occurred in Kabul city as well. More details to follow.

18 May 2019

Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah says that they have asked air forces and international partners to be more precise in conducting air operations to reduce the causalities of civilians. "We have been severely affected by the incident, and we hope that such incidents and events should be prevented in the future," said Chief Executive Office on Saturday

18 May 2019

The Acting speaker of lower house declared Mir Rahman Rahmani as the winner of speaker election. Newly elected MPs of the lower House of Parliament on Saturday started the process of electing the house speaker. The main contenders for the position were Mir Rahman Rahmani and Kamal Nasir Osuli. However neither of the two candidates, Rahmani and

18 May 2019

The National Security  Council in a statement confirmed that several policemen, including Colonel Gran Habib, Commander of 601 Highway, were killed in an airstrike. The airstrike was carried out “mistakenly by the Resolute Support forces” in Nahr-e-Saraj district in Helmand, as per the NSC statement. The airstrikes in Afghanistan killed as many as 18 Afghan police officers

18 May 2019

Spokesperson of Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Hami Aksoy, released a statement in response to a question regarding the sabotage attack on commercial ships in the Gulf of Oman and attacks on oil Pipelines in Saudi Arabia. Mr Aksoy said that they follow with concern the reports regarding the act of sabotage perpetrated against four commercial ships in the Gulf of Oman on

18 May 2019

Newly elected MPs of the lower House of Parliament on Saturday started the process of electing the house speaker. The main contenders for the position were Mir Rahman Rahmani and Kamal Nasir Osuli.   However neither of the two candidates succeeded in getting the position as the Wolesi Jirga speaker as they got 123 and 55 votes respectively. A

18 May 2019

Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani announced on Twitter that he met with his Japanese counterpart Kono Taro. The two discussed various projects and initiatives of JICA in Afghanistan and also talked about Afghan-led peace efforts. On Friday, Rabbani met with EU’s foreign and security policy service DSG Pedro Serrano and discussed various aspects of the strong partnership between Afghanistan & the EU, including support for an

18 May 2019

Security officials have reported the arrest of head of Taliban Military Commission in Herat. This official of the insurgent group was wounded following a clash with Herat police forces and subsequently arrested by Herat police forces, said Ministry of Interior spokesman Nusrat Rahimi. According to Rahimi, the arrested individual is by the name Saddam who has been involved

18 May 2019

16 individuals were killed and wounded in Oba district of Herat province, as per local officials. Jailani Farhad, spokesperson of Herat province told Reporterly on Saturday that the explosion which was caused by IED attached to a motorcycle left two people including a child killed and 14 others were wounded. This explosion occurred in Bazar of Obe

18 May 2019