Afghan acting Minister of Mines and Petroleum, Narges Nehan resigned suddenly from her post on Thursday, officials confirmed. The spokesman of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, Sayhon Kamgar told Reporterly that the acting minister has issued her resignation letter due to private problems. Kamgar noted that the Nehan’s resignation letter has been addressed and accepted. He added

24 October 2019

China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying at a press conference has reiterated support from intra-Afghan peace talks. “China firmly supports the ‘Afghan-led, Afghan-owned,’ broad and inclusive process of peace and reconciliation”, Chunying said in response to a journalist’s question regarding the Taliban’s announced participation in an upcoming peace meeting in China. “We support the intra-Afghan dialogue between

24 October 2019

The provincial police chief of Badghis province was shot killed by Taliban in Kabul on Thursday, officials confirmed. The spokesman of the Ministry of Interior (MoI), Nasrat Rahimi has confirmed the incident, saying Sharifullah Chamto, police chief of western Badghis province, was killed in Police District 5 of the city around 12:45PM. Rahimi further added that the

24 October 2019

Al-Qaida’s key member has been arrested in a night raid in Helmand province, the provincial governor’s media office said. According to the Helmand media office, the night raid was launched by Afghan forces on Wednesday night in Khanshin district and forces have seized Pakistani identity cards from the al-Qaeda member. It also added that another member of

24 October 2019

Afghan local officials in Herat province say at least 62 Taliban insurgents have been killed during the security forces ground attacks and the Resolute Support airstrikes in Chesht district of the province. The spokesman of Herat governor, Jilani Farhad has declared that the attacks carried out after Taliban militants started attacks on security forces’ outposts in

24 October 2019

The shadow intelligence chief of Taliban for Moqor district of Ghazni province has been killed with 13 other militants, the local officials said. The Ghazni governor’s press office in a press release said that security forces along with the uprising forces have launched joint operations in Laram, Bozak areas and Kabul-Kandahar highway in Moqor district. “As a

24 October 2019

Police have arrested a woman with her boyfriend for allegedly killing her Police husband from Parwan province, officials said on Thursday. “A Police soldier of the Interior Ministry was killed by his wife and her boyfriend’s help in seventh alley of Khaja Boghra area of Kabul city at 20:00PM on Saturday night,” Ferdaws Faramarz, the spokesman of Kabul Police told Reporterly.

24 October 2019

The National Security Adviser (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib has met with Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov on the sidelines of the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Baku. The sides hailed the current level of development of the Azerbaijani-Afghan relations. Mohib highlighted the latest developments in his country. He noted that Azerbaijan’s supporting Afghanistan in both bilateral

24 October 2019

The Afghan security forces have recaptured the Taliban's long-held strategic Dahan-e-Ghori district in northern Baghlan province after three years. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement that dozens of Taliban fighters, including key regional commanders and shadow administrators, were killed in the ongoing operation in Baghlan province and the province recaptured. According to the statement,

24 October 2019