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Key Taliban Commander Killed In Faryab

A key Taliban commander, Khal Mohammad, has been killed in Qizilqishlaq village of Shirin Tagab district in Fariyab Province, local officials said. The commander is said to be killed during clashes between Afghan security forces and Taliban militants. In the meantime, a statement issued by 209 Shahin Corpse said as …

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President Ghani Arrives in Jalalabad

President Ashraf Ghani arrived in Jalal Abad city of Nangarhar province this morning, the Presidential Palace said in a statement. According to the Presidential Palace, President Ghani in the presence of Nangarhar officials laid the foundation stone of the 1000-bed healthcare complex for eastern zone. The complex, covering 200 acres …

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Parliament Session Disrupted After MPs Engaged in Physical Fight

The Afghan lower house of parliament session on Wednesday ended without any result after some parliamentarians verbally and physically attacked Abdul Latif Pedram, a member of parliament representing Badakhshan province. The confrontation erupted after MP Pedram criticized the government for dividing Ghazni province into three electoral constituencies, saying the government …

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Ghani Thanks Taliban Leadership for Ceasefire

President Ashraf Ghani praised Taliban leadership for a three-day ceasefire during the Eid days, saying the Afghan government is ready to start direct talks with the group. Ghani in a meeting with religious scholars at the Presidential Palace emphasized on the role of religious scholars Fatwa which eased the decision …

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Turkish Citizen Among 3 Daesh Members Arrested in Nangarhar

Afghan security forces have arrested three Daesh militants including a Turkish national in Nazian district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said Tuesday. “We have arrested three senior Daesh members including a Turkish citizen named Mohammad,” provincial police chief Ghulam Sanai Stanekzai said. “The detained individuals were handed over to …

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