The National Directorate of Security (NDS) says at least 221 insurgents have been killed, 104 others wounded and 649 others arrested during the last month. NDS in a press release said that the operatives have conducted more than 532 operations during the last month in all across the country. According to the press release, NDS Special Unit

31 October 2019

The ‘State Builder’ electoral team has expressed deep concern over the delay in announcement of the preliminary Presidential elections results. The political committee of State Builder team in a statement called on the Independent Election Commission (IEC) for more clarification about the delay in announcement of election results.f According to the statement, the State Builder team stated

31 October 2019

The first Vice-President, General Abdul Rashid Dostum leading a delegation has rushed to the northern Jawzjan to prevent Taliban from overrunning Aqcha district, local officials confirmed. Gen. Dostum in meeting with a number of the inhabitants of the Aqcha district urged them to stand against Taliban. “Be strong and stand shoulder to shoulder. We stand beside our

31 October 2019

Afghan women have no choice but to hope the Taliban respect their rights for the sake of peace, said Fauzia Kofi, the first woman to lead a political party in Afghanistan. “There is no other option. Like many other women I have my concerns, especially when it comes to the Taliban perception of women’s rights,” Kofi told Reuters in an interview.

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Afghan security officials say at least 15 Taliban Militants and two civilians were killed in an explosion in Jawzjan province on Thursday. The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the incident took place at around 3:00 pm on Wednesday in Bazarak Jangal Aregh Village of Mardian district. The statement further added that the Taliban militants were

31 October 2019

Afghan military officials say at least 11 Taliban insurgents have been killed and wounded in Takhar province. The Pamir 217th Corps in a statement on Thursday said that the air forces launched an operation on Darwaze Pata Wa Khal area of Darqad district yesterday. According to the statement, six Taliban militants were killed and five others were

31 October 2019

Afghan army’s airstrike in Zabul province have killed at least 47 Taliban terrorists and injured 15 others. According to an army spokesperson, foreign troops aimed at the terrorist hideouts in Shinki and Nawbahar districts killing the district governor designated by the Taliban. Additionally, the strikes in Arghandab and Shah Wali Kot districts of Kandahar lead to the

31 October 2019

A total of 150 young Afghan women celebrated their graduation today from USAID’s Women in Commercial Banking (WICB) program during an official ceremony attended by the Executive Directors of the Afghanistan Banks Association, the Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan, the Afghanistan Microfinance Association, and representatives from private banks, microfinance institutions, insurance companies and other stakeholders. “Increasing the number of women in the financial

31 October 2019

US-backed Afghan paramilitary groups operating with impunity are summarily executing civilians during botched night-time raids and are responsible for the disappearances of suspects, a rights group said Thursday. As per AFP report, the secretive militias, whose support comes from America's Central Intelligence Agency is originally rooted in the Soviet-Afghan war of the 1980s, have long hunted the Taliban across Afghanistan and have seen increasing

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