Khalil Asir, the spokesman for Takhar police told Reporterly that in support of Taliban a number of armed people have attacked residents In “Kaftar ali”, “zard Kamar” and “old Yangi Qala” villages. He said that local elders are trying to end the tension. The local government has also urged both sides of the conflict that in case

1 December 2020

Health officials in Herat province say that COVID- 19 hospitals in Herat are full of critically ill people infected with the virus. Herat Public Health Director Abdul Hakim Tamana said today (Tuesday, December 1st) that oxygen consumption for Corona patients has increased to a high level. He added that in addition to the COVID-19 “Shedayee” hospital, the “Gazargah” hospital will soon be opened to treat

1 December 2020

Local officials in Ghazni province have confirmed that two young children were killed in the Khaja Omari district of the province. The Ghazni Provincial Council stated that the children were killed in an airstrike. Ghazni governor's spokesman Wadidullah Jumazadeh said two children were killed and two others were injured in an "incident" in “Dehhaji” village of Khaja

1 December 2020

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Tuesday reported 219 new positive cases of coronavirus out of 1650 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported 21 deaths and 119 recoveries from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The total reported deaths from COVID-19 is 1,800 and the total number of recoveries is 36,907. The

1 December 2020

China’s embassy in Australia said politicians there had “misread” a tweet showing a digitally-altered image of an Australian soldier holding a bloodied knife to the throat of an Afghan child, and were trying to stoke nationalism, according to Reuters. Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday called the tweet posted by China’s foreign ministry spokesman, Zhao Lijian, “truly repugnant”, and called for an apology.

1 December 2020

At least 19 Taliban insurgents killed during an operation carried by Afghan National Army (ANA) in Dehrawood district of Uruzgan on Monday, said the Ministry of Defense in a statement. According to the statement, the Taliban plotted an attack against the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF), which was foiled in cooperation by the national army forces.

1 December 2020

The abducted passenger who had been kidnapped by Taliban released on Monday night. Mohibullah Sharifozi, the spokesman of governor of Maidan Wardak, said the remaining 11 passengers out of 28 who had recently been abducted by the Taliban in Siya Petab area of Jalriz district were released last night. Sharifzai added that these people have been released

1 December 2020

The Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) organised a massive protest in front of the Balochistan provincial assembly in Quetta on Monday, condemning the shooting incident in Chaman by the Pakistan security forces on Pashtuns. "PTM is protesting in front of the provincial assembly in Quetta against State Atrocities In Chaman. This is not the first time the

1 December 2020

U.S. Navy unmanned aircraft experts are buying 15 small reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and onboard sensor payloads for Afghanistan under terms of a $9.8 million contract announced earlier this month. As per Military & Aerospace report, officials of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division in Lakehurst, N.J., are asking Boeing Insitu Inc. in Bingen, Wash., to provide 15 ScanEagle UAVs for Afghanistan

1 December 2020

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Mohammad Haneef Atmar, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan, reviewed the prospects of fostering relations between the two nations across various fronts. This came as the top UAE diplomat welcomed the Afghan minister on Monday and discussed growing cooperation in the fields of logistics and food security in addition

1 December 2020