The “Presidential Candidates Council” has warned that if President Ashraf Ghani does not correct his behavior regarding the country’s highest interests, using the national options, they will focus on efforts to strengthen the peace programs. With approving the Solidarity Covenant, the Presidential Candidates Council calls President Ghani’s claims of giving money to candidates, selecting election commission’s members, providing security services for candidates as playing

25 August 2019

Security officials said that a member of Haqqani network was arrested in Kabul city. Kabul police in a statement confirmed that a member of Haqqani network who was involved in killing of government employees in the vicinity of Deh Sabz district was arrested. The statement further added that the person was arrested on Saturday night as

25 August 2019

Abdullah Abdullah, chief executive of the government and one of the presidential candidates, said that he will soon announce the third deputy CEO of his electoral team. Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah at a campaign rally of women held in support of Stability and Partnership Team made this statement. He did not comment who the third deputy chief executive office would be.

25 August 2019

Provincial officials reported that 16 Taliban insurgents including 2 Pakistani suicide bombers were killed in Ghazni province. The press office of Ghazni said in a statement that 16 Taliban insurgents including 2 Pakistani suicide bombers of the group were killed in the vicinity of Khogyani, Qarabagh and Khwaja Omari districts of Ghazni province. The statement added that 4 vehicles of Taliban insurgents were also

25 August 2019

The AIHRC denounced the civilian causalities in Zurmat district of Paktia and expressed hope that the Special Investigative Team of the government provide report on the civilian causalities. Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission in a statement said on Sunday that, “killing of civilians in armed conflict is a breach of human rights” and hoped that the Special Investigative Team of the government will provide

25 August 2019

Provincial officials reported that 6 security forces were killed in Zabul province. Speaking to Reporterly on Sunday, provincial spokesperson Gul Salam Khial said that Taliban group attacked a security outpost last night in Spin Aghbarak area in Qalat city, the capital of the province. He added, harm was inflicted on security forces but there is no exact report of the causalities.

25 August 2019

The Chairman of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the acting minister of finance, Mohammad Homayoun Qaiyoumi have signed an agreement of building a one hundred beds hospital and four clinics in Afghanistan, the Presidential Palace said in a press release on Sunday. The press release said, President Ashraf Ghani on his second day of trip to Saudi Arabia met with Dr. Bandar Al-Hejar,

25 August 2019

Security officials reported that a member of Samangan provincial council was killed by Taliban group in Baghlan province. Jawid Bisharat spokesperson of Baghlan police told Reporterly on Sunday that Taliban group killed Syed Abdul Halim Sadat, a member of Samangan provincial council along with another person in Chashm-e-Sher area of Baghlan province. Bisharat said that, the body

25 August 2019

Army in the northern part of Afghanistan reported that 30 Taliban insurgents and 3 security personnel were killed in Balkh province. 209 Shaheen Corps said in a statement on Sunday that as a result of air operations, artillery attacks and ANDSF operations carried out in past 24 hours on compounds of Taliban insurgents, in Sia Ab village of Sholgara district, Alamkhel village of Balkh

25 August 2019