The United States military is working on a plan to force America out of Afghanistan, the Pentagon has announced. At a press conference at the Pentagon, US Department of Defense chief spokesman Jonathan Rath Hoffman has stressed military achievement over politics. Hoffman did not provide details. He merely said that a pattern had already shaped among US

1 January 2020

An estimated 3,531 babies will be born in Afghanistan in 2020, on New Year’s first day, UNICEF said on Wednesday. Afghanistan’s babies will account for 0.9 per cent of the estimated 392,078 babies to be born on New Year’s Day. “The beginning of a new year and a new decade is an opportunity to reflect on our

1 January 2020

The Salang Pass has closed to traffic due to heavy winds and snowfall, said the Salang Pass protection department. The Salang Pass protection department in a statement said that the pass has been closed since 12:00p.m. (local time) on Wednesday and will remain closed until further notice due to ongoing snowstorms in the area. The department added

1 January 2020

Afghan security officials say at least 28 Afghan forces have been killed and wounded in Balkh and Kunduz provinces. The spokesman of Balkh Police, Adel Shah Adel told Reporterly that the Taliban group attacked a security forces’ outpost in Balkh district at around 22:00p.m. on Tuesday night. According to Adel, at least eight security forces were killed

1 January 2020

Afghan security officials in the northeastern zone of the country say at least four security forces have been killed and wounded in the Takhar province. The Pamir 217 Corps in a press release on Wednesday said that at least two army forces were killed in a Taliban’s attack in “Qara Daka” area of Darqad district on Tuesday night.

1 January 2020

The commander of NATO's Resolute Support Mission and United States Forces in Afghanistan, General Scott Miller, Afghan Acting Interior Minister, Masoud Andarabi, the acting chief of National Directorate Security (NDS), Zia Saraj and the first deputy of Defense Minister, Yasin Zia have visited the Farah province. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) in a statement said the Afghan and NATO senior officials have visited the

1 January 2020

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) says at least three civilians have been killed in a roadside bomb blast in Farah province. The spokesman of MoI, Nasrat Rahimi has said that an anti-vehicle IED which was placed in Pul-e Jadid area, the center of Farah city went off at around 15:10p.m. (local time) on Tuesday. “The blast hit

1 January 2020

An international affairs analyst said Herat- Mashad Railway finalization will help Afghanistan free itself from land fence next year. Afghanistan was never a colony and only needed to be identified in terms of foreign relations, said Ja'far Haqpanah at a specialized meeting on "Centennial Relations between Iran and Afghanistan in the Light of Regional Developments" at Tehran University's School of Political Science.

1 January 2020