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Woman beaten to death by husband in Farah

A resident of the western province of Farah, angered at his wife’s infertility allegedly beat her to death. The woman named Khorakai, was punched and kicked by her husband till she died, said officials in Farah province. Shah Gul Sadid, Director of the Department of Women Rights and Affairs said, …

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Karzai In India For Modi’s Swearing-in Ceremony

President Hamid Karzai left Kabul on Monday for New Delhi to take part in the swearing-in ceremony of India’s new prime minister-elect Narendra Modi, India’s 15th PM. The Presidential Palace has said in a statement that President Karzai will meet some high-rank government authorities of India during the ceremony being …

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10 Insurgents Perished, 10 Wounded In Baghlan Raid

At least ten militants were killed and ten others were wounded as a result of counter-terrorism raids conducted by the security forces in northern province of Baghlan, officials said. The police of Baghlan said the operations were conducted in Baghlan-e-Markazi district where Taliban militants were forcibly taking money from the …

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11 Pakistan-Based Insurgents Detained From Kandahar

The Afghan intelligence agency called National Directorate of Security (NDS) reports of detaining eleven suicide bomb makers and trainers from southern Kandahar province. A quantity of arms and suicide vests have also been seized during the raid conducted for arresting the master trainers of suicide bombings, the source said. NDS …

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Jawzjan Crime Branch Officer Among 4 Shot Dead

Four people, including a detective officer were killed in an attack of unidentified gunmen in northern Jawzjan province on Friday, officials said. The crime branch officer, Abdul Latif, was killed when he was in the way to Khowaja Dokoh district to conduct raid in the area to detain insurgent leaders, …

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Kandaharis Want Security, Promise Attending Run-off

The residents of southern Kandahar province have promised to take part in the second round of Presidential Election, demanding the government to ensure their security. Despite more challenging round of election throughout the country, the people of Kandahar promised to attend the polls and vote for democracy. “We hope the …

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President Karzai’s term ends

According to the constitution, May 22 was the last working day of President Hamid Karzai’s term in office. However, the 61st article of the Constitution allows the President to continue working till the election process is completed. Attorney Nasrullah Stanikzai said, “As the election process is yet to be completed, …

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Ahmad Zia Masood joins hands with Ashraf Ghani Ahamd Zai

Ahamd Zia Masood, former Vice President of Afghanistan has formally announced his support for Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmad Zai in the second round of the Presidential election. Ahmad Zia Masood said Afghanistan currently needs a government that stands for progress through perseverance. Hazrat Sebqatullah Mujaddedi, has also declared his support …

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Insurgents take over Yamgan district in Badakshan

At the onset of campaigning for the upcoming second round of elections, Yamgan district of Badakhshan has been occupied by armed opposition forces. Fazludin Ayar, Badakhshan security commander said, “Due to inclement weather conditions in the area, security forces have been unable to regain the territory and have temporarily halted …

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Armed oppositions attacked India consulate in Herat

This morning, armed oppositions of the government attacked India consulate in Heart province. According to reports, conflict between government forces and insurgents is continuing. It is said that sound of explosions have been heard and some of the consulate’s staffs injured. We will provide you more details as soon as …

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A group of 5 suicide bombers arrested in Laghman

The National Directorate Security (NDS) has said, a group of 5 suicide bombers were      arrested in Mehtarlam city of Laghman Province. Among the 5 suicide bombers one of them was planning to explode himself and the car near the Provincial palace. The press release indicated that The National Directorate Security …

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Investments increased by 27% over the last year: AISA

The amount of investments in Afghanistan increased by 27% over the previous year, said AISA. Wafi Allah Iftekhar, president of AISA, said, “Despite rumors from the enemies of Afghanistan, approval of a temporary solution for investment and ease of investment rules has resulted in an increase in the amount of …

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