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19 Taliban killed in Paktia

In 2 separate operations of the Afghan national army in Roqyan village of Zazay district of Paktia province, 19 armed Taliban were killed, said officials. Ahmad Jawid Salim, spokesman of the Afghan national army has said that No Afghan forces and civilians were harmed in the incident.

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Auditing process halted due to physical clashes

The auditing process of all votes cast temporarily halted due to physical clashes among the observers of the two presidential contenders. Ashraf Ghani’s electoral team accused the international observers of supporting the rival team and Abdullah’s electoral team accused the independent election commission (IEC) of supporting Ghani’s team. It has …

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2 women shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Jawzjan

Two women last night were shot dead Afghan Tapa village of Sheberghan province by unidentified gunmen, officials said. Jawzjan police commander has confirmed the deaths, said the reason for their murder is unclear and an investigation is underway. Jawzjan police commander, Faqir Muhammad Jawzjani noted that the two women named …

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EU Condemns Kabul Insider Attack

The European Union Special Representative, Franz-Michael Melbin, has condemned yesterday’s attack on Afghan and international troops in west of Kabul. A man dressed in Afghan Army uniform opened fire on NATO troops in Afghan National Military Academy of Kabul, killing a senior US general and wounding 15 others, including Afghan …

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Dozens of Insurgents Attack Musa Qala of Helmand

Dozens of armed militants have once again attacked on southern Helmand, this time on Musa Qala district, similar attack on Sangin district earlier this month. Spokesman of Helmand governor, Omar Zowak, confirmed that the attack of insurgents was similar to attack last month on Sangin district in which hundreds of …

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Karzai Condemns Qargha Military Camp Attack

President Hamid Karzai has condemned the attack on US and Afghan military trainers Tuesday at a military camp in Qargha, west of Kabul. A man dressed in Afghan Army uniform opened fire on NATO troops in Afghan National Military Academy of Kabul, killing a senior US general and wounding 15 …

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Reporters Still Not Safe: NAI

NAI, agency supporting open media in Afghanistan, has expressed deep concerns about the life and job safety of reporters. NAI officials said Tuesday that the security issues and continued fighting between the forces and militants have jeopardized more the safety of journalists. These concerns were made after a news reporter …

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Body of missing woman found in Baghlan

The body of a 22 year old woman who had been reported missing was found in the river of Tala and Barfak district of Baghlan, said local officials. Tala and Barfak chief district said that the reason for the woman’s murder is still unclear and no charges were immediately announced …

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Pakistan Not Committed In Combat Against Terrorism: NSC

The National Security Council of Afghanistan (NSC) has said that Afghanistan’s controversial neighbor Pakistan has not been committed in the combat against terrorism. According to press release of President Office, the NSC in its Sunday’s session said Pakistan not only supporting the Taliban but its military instructors were also among …

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4 ANA Killed, 4 Injured In Kabul Blast

At least four Afghan National Army (ANA) Soldiers were killed and four others sustained injuries as a result of bomb blast in south of Kabul, officials said. The Ministry of Defense said the incident happened on Monday when an ANA patrol vehicle came under attack. But the source didn’t indicate …

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IEC Restarts Vote Audit Process

Independent Election Commission IEC has begun auditing the votes cast in Presidential run-off election without the presence of the Abdullah Abdullah observers. IEC officials have said,” we have been waiting to have the presence of the Abdullah Abdullah supervisors till 02:00 Pm today but none of his campaigners have attended …

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Kabulis Criticize Mayor, Want Parks

The inhabitants of capital Kabul strongly criticize the mayor of Kabul for not building amusement parks and green areas in the capital city. A number of citizens while interviewing to Ariana News said the Kabul municipality has failed over the past decade to build parks and green areas. They complained …

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