Special Forces of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) have arrested a mine planter of Taliban terrorist group in Kabul during a targeted operation. According to NDS press release, Naqibullah, son of Ghulam Nabi, was recruited by Taliban commander Mashhudullah and Dadullah, the Taliban commanders. He had informed the Taliban terrorist group 14 times about the return and movement of the security forces convoy

29 November 2020

The Ministry of Justice has announced that Bahador Aminian, Iran's ambassador to Kabul, during a meeting with Justice Minister Fazl Ahmad Manavi, said that about 20,000 Afghan prisoners are being held in the country's prisons and that the Iranian government is ready to send them to Afghanistan. The Iranian ambassador added that the files of 2,600 Afghan prisoners in Iranian prisons have been completed

29 November 2020

Nominee ministers for women affairs, mines and petroleum, transport, refugees, urban development, and public works presented their plan to the parliament vowing to bring reforms in their relevant institutions if they get a vote of confidence from MPs. The Lower House of Parliament suspended the vote of confidence in cabinet members on November 24th. The Parliament’s decision

29 November 2020

Turkmenistan is committed to promoting the socio-economic development of Afghanistan, reported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. The Turkmen ministry says Turkmenistan's commitment is shown in infrastructure projects initiated by Turkmenistan, including the construction of social facilities on the territory of Afghanistan on a gratuitous basis. The construction of the TAPI gas pipeline, electric power and communication lines along the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan route, as

29 November 2020

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Sunday reported 252 new positive cases of coronavirus out of 1387 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported 11 deaths and 87 recoveries from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The cumulative number of total cases is now 43,924 the number of total reported deaths is

29 November 2020

The head of Zabul’s provincial council, Ata Jan Haqbayan along with two others were wounded and his driver was killed in a suicide attack in the province on Sunday morning, local officials confirmed. Zmaray Sahak, the spokesman of Zabul Security Command told Reporterly that the incident happened in Qalat, capital of the province, on Sunday morning

29 November 2020

India will on Monday host the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) heads of government virtually which will witness the participation of 7 Prime Ministers--6 from the member states of SCO itself Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan and one from observer member of Belarus. SCO has 8 member states and 4 observer states. Pakistan, which is

29 November 2020

The Sindh government of Pakistan shifted 16 Afghan children, who had been imprisoned in a jail in Sukkur district, to a children's remand home in Karachi on Saturday. The Pakistan’s provincial chief minister's special assistant on human rights, Veerji Kolhi, told The Express Tribune that Pakistan Peoples Party's chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and CM Murad Ali Shah had taken notice of his request to

29 November 2020

At least 26 security forces were killed and 17 more were wounded in a suicide car bomb that targeted the Public Protection Unit in Ghazni province on Sunday morning, local officials confirmed. The incident occurred in PD3 of Ghazni on Sunday, Nasir Ahmad Faqiri, a provincial council member told Reporterly. According to him, the attacker detonated “a Humvee

29 November 2020

Afghanistan has condemned an Iranian plan to impose 25-year jail terms on anyone deemed an “illegal migrant” while also giving officials authority to fire on vehicles suspected of carrying asylum seekers. If approved by Iran’s parliament, the move could affect nearly 2.5 million Afghans who have fled their homeland since the start of the conflict over four decades ago and are now living in

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