The High Peace Council has announced that their chairman is visiting Brussels, Belgium. HPC chariman, Mohammad Karim Khalili left Afghanistan to participate in two-day conference on peace in Afghanistan which is organized by the European Institute of Peace in Belgium, said High Peace Council in a statement on Tuesday. The statement added that Peace High Council chairman

21 May 2019

Saudi Arabia said on Monday that it had intercepted two missiles in Mecca province fired by Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis, who earlier denied having targeted Islam’s holiest site, as reported by Reuters. The foiled strike comes at a time of heightened tensions between Tehran and Gulf Arab states and a roughly four-year conflict in Yemen largely seen as a proxy war between the two sides.

21 May 2019

NSA, Hamdullah Mohib while appreciating the support of international community in Afghanistan, especially the United States said that cooperation between Kabul and Washington and other international partners has come to existence based on blood and sacrifices. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of students of American University of Afghanistan, Mr. Mohib said that the Afghan government is

21 May 2019

Security officials reported the killing of 8 key Taliban commanders in Kunduz province. The Taliban commanders were killed as a result of a joint operation of police forces and commandos conducted last night on an important hideout of insurgents in Aqtash district of Kunduz province, Nusrat Rahimi MoI spokesperson said on Tuesday. Rahimi added that in the

21 May 2019

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said that holding presidential election on 28 September is the red line of the commission. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) stated this at meeting of Civil Society Coordination Group and international organizations involved in the Afghan elections. They added that the presidential elections, provincial council and parliamentary elections of Ghazni province should be held at the same time.

21 May 2019

Al Qaeda-backed Central Asian jihadist groups Katibat Imam al Bukhari (KIB), the Islamic Jihad Union (IJU) and the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP), consisting mainly of Uzbeks from the Fergana Valley of Central Asia and Uyghurs of Chinese Xinjiang, jointly conducted the “Al-Fath Jihadi Operations” alongside the Taliban in Afghanistan amid the US-Taliban negotiation. KIB’s online media channel “Katibat Imam al-Bukhari under the Islamic Emirateof

21 May 2019

Local officials have announced that imported electricity in Ghazni province has been cut. The imported electricity of Ghazni has been interrupted during the clashes between the security forces and the Taliban in the Sultan Khail area in surrounding of Salar area of Sayed Abad district of Wardak province, media office of Ghazni province said on Tuesday. Ghazni media office added local residents of the area

21 May 2019

At the Economic Committee Meeting of Council of Ministers chaired by CEO Dr. Abdullah, the Ministry of Finance announced that the income tax law has been sent to parliament with specific suggestions for adjustment. It has been reported that in this law, investors of production newly established companies will be exempted from tax at start-up of

21 May 2019