Afghan Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Sunday that 31 Insurgents including 6 foreign terrorists have been killed in different parts of Ghazni province. "15 insurgents including 6 foreign terrorists killed, 8 including Mullah Hanif, a Taliban military commander arrested and 16 motorbikes were destroyed in ANA airstrikes and clearing operations in Gelan district of Ghazni Province", according to a statement.
The US and NATO Forces Commander in Afghanistan Gen. Scott Miller in a meeting with Nangarhar governor on Sunday assured that they are going to continue supporting the Afghan forces, despite an order about troop withdrawal – an issue which Miller says is rumors by “newspapers”. “I have seen the same rumors I have from the newspapers but all I would assure you is
President Ghani in a decree issued on Sunday appointed Amrullah Saleh as acting minister of Interior and Asadullah Khaled as acting minister of Defense. Amrullah Saleh and Asadullah Khaled have previously served as the National Directorate of Security (NDS) chiefs during former president Hamid Karzai’s adminsitration. President Ghani has assigned the State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs to
At least four militants were killed in a drone strike in western Farah province, according to a statement released y 207th Zafar Corps of the Afghan Military in the West. The statement added that the drone strike was carried out in the vicinity of Bakwa district. The statement further added that four militants were killed in the
A commander of the Afghan National Civil Order Police in Takhar province, Shah Tawoos, was killed in an attack by Taliban in Kunduz province on Sunday, Takhar police announced. Takhar police chief Abdul Bashir Rashid said commander Tawoos was on his way from Takhar to Kunduz when he faced Taliban ambush in Chartoot area in Kunduz. Rashid
The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) on Sunday announced the preliminary results in respect of parliamentary election results for eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. According to IEC announcement, Abdul Karimi has secured 10858 votes, Fraidoon Khan Momand 7721 votes, Abdul Rauf Shapoon 7324 votes, Amir Mohammad Yar 7198 votes, Mirwais Yasini 6698 votes, Alhaj Hazrat
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday expressed that US President Trump’s decision on withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan is welcomed by Pakistan and he said that the move will help further ongoing efforts for peace talks in Afghanistan. Dawn news agency of Pakistan quoted Qureshi as saying that Pakistan has also released some prisoners