ARG, presidential palace said that on the occasion of the centennial of Afghanistan’s Independence, 16 committees have worked on 150 programs in the center and provinces of the country, in which the participation of people and state institutions have been comprehensive and widespread. Mr. Ashraf Ghani met with members of organizing board of the 100th year

16 July 2019

Provincial officials have reported that Taliban captured at least 29 guards of Lapis mine of Badakhshan. Taliban insurgents attacked on Lapis mine in Keran wa Menjan Monday night, speaking to Reporterly on Tuesday, Nek Mohammad Nazari, spokesman of Badakhshan governor said. Nazari further added that, 15 to 20 guards were captured as a result of Taliban attack. The

16 July 2019

The Afghan Ministry of Defense has announced that, senior security officials traveled to Ghor on Tuesday to review security situation in the province. Gen. Yasin Zia, first deputy of MoD along with Gen. Khoshal Sadat, deputy minister security and Matin Bek head of Independent Directorate of Local Governance and Gen. Abdullah, provincial deputy of NDS traveled to the center of Ghor province to review

16 July 2019

22 Taliban insurgents were killed during General Command of Police Special Units (GCPSU) overnight operation backed by Afghan Air Forces (AAF) in Kamal Khil village, Mohammad Agha district of Logar. Four senior members of Taliban insurgents were among those killed. Unfortunately, one child was also killed and one woman was injured in Taliban mortar attack and the

16 July 2019

Local officials reported the death of 4 civilians as a result of rocket attack in a bazar in Zabul province. Press office of Zabul province in a statement said on Tuesday that, 4 civilians were killed on Monday night as a result of a rocket crash in bazar of Shahjoy district of the province. The statement further

16 July 2019

Independent Directorate of Local Governance announced that, Abdul Marouf Khairkhah, district governor of Wakhan district of Badakhshan has been suspended of his duties over the charges of sextual harassment on a foreign tourist. Speaking to Reporterly on Tuesday, Syed Shah Qasim, a spokesperson of Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) said that, based on reports obtained

16 July 2019

Appellate Prosecution Office of Ghor province received a case of injuring an eight years old daughter by her father with hatchet, the AGO announced in a statement. This incident occurred on 18th of May 2019 at Qizal village of Lal Sarjangal district of Ghor Province. The assigned prosecutor referred this case on 16th of June 2019 after

16 July 2019

Afghan Army in northern part of Afghanistan has reported the death of 5 security forces and 13 Taliban insurgents in Faryab province. As a result of clash between security forces and Taliban insurgents on Tuesday around 2 AM in Nazir Abad and Nadir Abad in Pashtun Kot district of the province, 11 Taliban insurgents were killed

16 July 2019

Security forces have reported the occurrence of an explosion in Kabul city. Confirming the incident, Firdows Faramarz told Reporterly that: “an explosion occurred in Arzan Qimat area in surrounding of PD12 of Kabul city.” He added that, the explosion didn’t have causalities but left financial damage. Mr. Farazard did not say about the type of explosion. The explosion occurred

16 July 2019

Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India earlier this year. "With immediate effect Pakistan airspace is open for all type of civil traffic on published ATS (Air Traffic Service) routes," according to

16 July 2019