The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Thursday reported 205 new positive cases of coronavirus out of 691 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported 12 deaths and 29 recoveries from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The cumulative number of total cases is now 43,240 the number of total reported deaths is

15 November 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has called on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to investigate the terrorist attacks and perpetrators on Afghanistan’s soil and the claims of Pakistani government. Recently, Pakistan’s army claimed that a tribal elder in Nangarhar province, identified as Fraidoon Khan Mohmand, was involved in the 2017 attack on Agriculture College in Pakistan's Peshawar.

15 November 2020

Amrullah Saleh, the first vice president says Afghanistan’s judiciary should hold an open trial for the detained terrorists. "I ask the judiciary to hold a public trial of the arrested terrorists and to invite the families of the martyrs as witnesses during the trial," Mr. Saleh wrote on his Facebook page on Sunday. "Sanawallah, who had linked

15 November 2020

The Badakhshan governor’s office says the Taliban militants have carried out at least 17 attacks in different districts of the province since the start of peace talks in Qatar. The office cited that these attacks have been thwarted by the Afghan security forces. According to the Badakhshan governor, the Taliban insurgents have forcibly collected money and food

15 November 2020

The Afghan gardeners have called on the government for markets and storages for their products. During an exhibition held by Kandahar’s local officials and DI organization, the Afghan gardeners stated that their products have increased but faced a lack of markets. The exhibition was held in 34 booths, aimed at finding markets for Kandahar’s pomegranates. The officials, however,

15 November 2020

Salang Pass Maintenance Authority said on Sunday, that the Pass is closed for the second day due to snow and storm. The department added the probability of snowfall in the next 24 hours on the Salang highway will reach 90%. Snow thickness on the north is reported to be 31cm in dept and at the southern part

15 November 2020

Acting Foreign Minister, Mohammad Haneef Atmar has met with Markus Potzel, Special Representative of Germany for Afghanistan to discuss the Afghan peace process among other topics. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the two sides discussed the obstacles and challenges facing the progress in peace talks, including the high level of violence and the call for an immediate ceasefire between the Afghan

15 November 2020