The National Directorate of Security (NDS) forces have targeted a hideout of Taliban insurgents in Ab Band district of Ghazni province, local officials said. Ghazni provincial governor’s office in a statement on Thursday said, “703 Unit of NDS backed by Air Force carried out an operation at a hideout of Taliban group on Wednesday night in Chori village of Ab Band district."

10 October 2019

National Security Advisor (NSA) said that there is skepticism about the Taliban's intention for peace and that the group lacks a common view on war and peace. NSA Hamdullah Mohib made the remarks in a meeting with NATO Senior Civilian Representative to Afghanistan, Sir Nicholas Kay, Office of National Security Advisor said in a statement. While discussing

10 October 2019

Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan have completed their annual conference in British Columbia and launched their new project called Gender Equity in Teacher Training to Improve Girls’ Education in Afghanistan. This $1.3 million project will train women teachers. Canadian women emphasized the importance of Afghan women’s participation in Afghanistan’s peace process. Marzia Nawrozi, Feminist Majority Foundation staff

10 October 2019

At least three people have been killed and injured in a roadside bomb blast in Helmand province, local officials said. A spokesperson of Helmand governor, Omer Zwak said that a policeman was killed and 2 others injured when a roadside bomb exploded near a police vehicle. He added that the incident took place in Greshak district of

10 October 2019

The Afghan government has refused to keep the Torkham border crossing open round the clock on the pretext of lack of necessary facilities on their side of the frontier, officials said. According to the fresh schedule, Afghan border security officials permit the trailers to cross only between 9am and 7pm. Border officials from both the countries held a meeting on Tuesday evening wherein Pakistani authorities

10 October 2019