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Chief of Defense Conference Held in Kabul

The Chief of Defense (CHOD) conference held on Monday in Kabul, aiming to discuss and bargain on counter-terrorism and narcotics in the region. The army chiefs of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan attended the summit and talked over several regional issues, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said. …

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158 Military Officials Referred to AGO: MoI

Afghan Ministry of Interior (MoI) has said 158 military officials including four generals accused of corruption have been referred to the Attorney General Office (AGO). “The Ministry of Interior reviewed over 540 cases in the last six months that 158 of them referred to the Attorney General,” said Zia Kohestani, …

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Hekmatyar’s Recent Remarks Draw Reactions

Some religious scholars and people have reacted towards the remarks of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of Hezb-e-Islami who called the suicide attacks as holy Islamic act. Describing “Istishhad” as “martyrdom-seeking”, the religious scholars on Sunday said that Mujahid can be called for those who is engaged in battle with enemy …

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Afghan-Pak 2-Day Talks End Without Result

Afghanistan’s two-day dialogue with neighboring Pakistan ended without progress, the Ministry of Foreign (MoF) said. “Our dialogue ended without any result and we know that Pakistan would never be honest in fight against terrorism,” said Shakib Mustaghni, spokesman of MoF. Islamabad hosted the meeting of what is named the Afghanistan-Pakistan …

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Hekmatyar Describes Suicide Attacks as Holy Islamic Act

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of Hezb-e-Islami says suicide attacks are called martyrdom or Istishhadi raids, if it’s meant for sacred causes. Following the latest terror attacks in capital Kabul that killed and wounded hundreds of people, mostly civilians. Hekmatyar says ‘martyrdom’ attacks are holy Islamic action.   “If someone is tired …

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