Security officials have reported the killing of 27 ISIL fighters in Nangarhar province. As a result of air operations in Khogyani district of Nangarhar Province, 27 ISIL fighters were killed, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement. In this operation, a hideout of these terrorists has also been eliminated as per the statement

30 September 2018

Kabul Police and Criminal investigation department have reported that they have arrested two people who were tied to the murder of parliamentary candidates in Kabul. In a statement by Chief of Staff of Senior Deputy, Ministry of Interior A.M Abdulrahimzai, it was confirmed that two suspects were detained. According to the senior official of Ministry of Interior Mr

30 September 2018

The US and NATO’s Resolute Support Commander in Afghanistan Gen. Austin S. Miller has answered a very common question the foreign forces have been asked. Addressing the question as to the reason behind presence of his forces, he replied that the answer is Reconciliation between Afghan government and Taliban. The US Department of Defense came out with Gen Miller’s statement which said “The war

30 September 2018

Some sources have announced the appointment of a new Afghan ambassador to Pakistan. Relevant sources in the Afghan government told the BBC that Shokrullah Atef Mashal was appointed as a new ambassador to Pakistan. Mr. Mashal is the successor to Omar Zakhilwal, the former ambassador of Afghanistan in Islamabad. Previously, Mr. Mashal was the head of Afghanistan's Cricket Board.

30 September 2018

A spokesperson from IEC has confirmed that the commission has begun to train its employees in the usage of biometric devices. It will be a 3 day training programme for 250 employee. These employees will then be sent to provincial offices to teach the other employees. On the election day, first fingerprints of voters and their pictures

29 September 2018

The Presidential Palace (ARG) reported in a press release that President Ghani has commended two medalist athletes for their achievements in the Asian Cup. According to presidential press release, Mr Ashraf Ghani honored two Asian Cup Medalists, Mohammad Khalid Hotak and Mohammad Mansoor Sarwari with cash prizes on Saturday. The president congratulated the athletes as pride of

29 September 2018

Local sources report a crash of an Afghan Army Helicopter in the Parwan province. The incident happened on Saturday in Mandi Qul area of the Koh-e-Safi, Parwan Province. Local sources says that eight soldiers were killed or injured as a result. The spokesman for the governor of Parwan has said that the Helicopter crashed while landing due to

29 September 2018

The presidential palace (ARG) has informed that the Afghanistan Access to Information Law has won the first place in RTI global rating with 139 points out of a total of 150 points. According to Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Canada, Afghanistan ranked among the top 10 countries in the world for access to information with 139 points out of a total score

29 September 2018

Faryab security officials have reported the killing of three Taliban Red Army commanders in the province. 15 Taliban fighters, including the three commanders of the group, have been killed and seven others have been wounded as a result of air strikes in the Erklilk area of Qaisar distict in the province on Saturday, the press office of the provincial police command headquarters said in

29 September 2018

Facebook has reported that almost 50 million of its accounts were compromised with by a security breach. The company has informed that hackers were able to exploit a vulnerability in one of its features to access people's accounts. The breach was found out on Tuesday and Facebook had since informed the police. Affected Users have been prompted to re-login

29 September 2018