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Number of Policewomen to reach 10,000: MoI

The number of policewomen in Afghanistan will be increased to 10,000 by the end of next year, the ministry of interior affairs said. Officials in the interior ministry noted that currently Afghanistan has 2,000 policewomen that the figure is expected to reach to 5,000 by the end of the year. …

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Wolesi Jirga to Discuss BSA Next Week

The Wolesi Jirga, Lower House of the Parliament, has announced that the House would begin discussion on Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) by coming week. The MPs on Monday’s session stated that the government had dispatched the BSA to the House of Representatives for the approval. The lawmakers declared they didn’t …

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International Community Should Stay Focused on Their Commitments: MOI

Officials in Ministry of Interior Affairs have urged that International community should stay focused on their commitments for improving the capabilities of the Afghan forces. They have also stated that Afghan security forces are building their capacities and capabilities and the strategic ties could assure the successful future for the …

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2 Senior Al-Qaeda Members Killed In Nangarhar Raid: NDS

Two members of Al-Qaeda terrorist group including Abul Bara Al-Kowaiti—most senior member of the group in Afghanistan—have been killed in eastern Nangarhar province, NDS officials reported. The National Directorate of Security (NDS)—Afghanistan’s intelligence agency—reported Sunday that the militants were killed during a raid in Nazian district. According to NDS officials, …

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Abdullah Vows Reform In Electoral System

Chief Executive of the national unity government, Abdullah Abdullah, has promised to begin bringing reforms in the electoral bodies. Meeting the tribal elders from several provinces on Saturday, Abdullah Abdullah stated the future elections must not face challenges. “One of our basic commitments is to bring reform in the electoral …

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3 Civilians Injured In Kundoz Blast

Three people have been injured so far in a magnetic bomb blast in Khan Abad district of northern Kundoz province. The explosives were said to be placed in a Hilux civilian vehicle. Spokesman of Kundoz Police, Sayed Sarwar Hussaini, confirmed the incident saying the motive behind the incident was unclear …

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ANA, ANCOP Convoy Attacked In Helmand, Soldiers Killed

A suicide bomber has attacked a convoy of Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan National Civil Order Police (ANCOP) soldiers in southern Helmand province, officials said. Spokesman of Helmand governor, Omar Zowak, confirmed the incident that took place in the two-way of Kandahar-Herat highway, in the city of Lashkargah, capital …

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Britain to withdraw drones from Afghanistan to Iraq

Britain has announced that this country will withdraw its armed drones from Afghanistan to Iraq to use against Daesh group. According to reports, the Britain’s minister of defense, Philip Hammond on Thursday said to Parliament that Britain’s drones will support Iraqi troops and international coalition forces in fight against Daesh …

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NDS arrests Anas Haqqani

Anas Haqqani, the son of Haqqani’s network founder, Jalaluddin Haqqani and Hafiz Rashid another commander was arrested late Tuesday by Afghanistan National Directorate Security (NDS). NDS has said that these two arrests will have direct consequences on the Haqqani Network. Annas Haqqani had a key role in the network’s strategic …

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