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ANSF Recaptured Kohistanat District in Sar-e Pul

Afghan security forces retook the control of Kohistanat district in northern Sar-e-Pul province of Afghanistan, a local official confirmed on Saturday. Abdul Jabbar Haqbeen, acting governor of Sar-e-Pul province said Afghan security forces recaptured the district after a three-day operation. Five Taliban insurgents killed and nine others wounded while only …

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Explosion killed ALP in Baghlan

An explosion killed an Afghan Local Police (ALP) and injured another in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan. The explosion occurred on Wednesday afternoon around 2:30 pm in Pul-e Khumri city of Baghlan. On the condition of anonymity, a security source said the blast took place in a private car which …

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Mullah Omar is dead: Government official

An Afghan governmental source has confirmed that Mullah Omar, the supreme leader of Taliban group is dead. “Pakistani officials officialy confirmed death of Taliban’s leader and informed the news to the Afghan authorities,” on the condition of anonymity the source has said. Earlier a splinter group of the Afghan Taliban …

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Explosions Rock Afghan Parliament Building

Successive explosions rocked Afghan Parliament as it came under the Taliban fighters attack. Television was broadcasting live from parliament when the explosion struck and lawmakers were evacuated. Eyewitnesses say that a car bomb exploded at the vicinity of the Afghan Parliament which killed and wounded dozens of civilians, but there …

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IEC sets parliamentary elections date a year back

Independent Election Commission (IEC) has recommended two dates for holding the upcoming Parliamentary elections to the Presidential Office. “IEC has determined the 07 May 2016 and 17 September 2016 as the days in which the parliamentary elections can be held”, Azizullah Bakhtyari, a commissioner for the IEC has said. According …

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