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ANA launch clearing operation in eastern Afghanistan

Afghan military forces have launched a clearance operation against the Taliban and Islamic State (IS) militants in eastern Nengarhar province of Afghanistan, a MoD spokesman said on Saturday. “The operation was launched this morning in Khogyani, Shirzad and Hesarak districts, it will continue for a month,” Noman Hatifi, 201st Silab …

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Afghanistan: Still Top Opium Producer, User

According to FP: Afghanistan remains awash in opium, despite $8.2 billion in American taxpayer dollars spent since 2002 to curb its rampant drug production and trade, a U.S. reconstruction watchdog concluded. FP writes that the country’s own drug use rates remain among the highest in the world, according to a …

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5th district of Pul-e Khomri under Taliban’s rule

The Afghan Taliban govern the 5th district of Pul-e Khomri city, 10 Km away from governor’s office and Baghlan’s Police Headquarters. People claim that most of local resident’s disputes are resolved in Taliban councils and even send arrest warrant to the people. Nasrat Parsa, Ariananews reporter says in his report …

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CCI concerns over creation of parallel administrative in institution sectors

Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) voiced concern over creation of parallel administrative in institution sectors. According to officials in Chamber of Commerce, investors will face many serious problems with creation of parallel administrative. Recently, a new office named attracting investments formed in Presidential frame while another office for …

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Drone strikes kill 20 oppositions in Nangahar

Two separate drone strikes in an eastern Nangahar province bordering Pakistan have killed 20 militants affiliated with the Islamic State group, officials said. Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, says the strikes took place late on Wednesday night. He says both took place in Haska Mina …

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NUG has no strategy to attract investments: AISA

The Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) has said that the National Unity Government (NUG) has no proper strategy for attracting investments in Afghanistan. Muhammad Qurban Haqjo, head of AISA said that Afghanistan will have economic problems if the government does not find a proper solution for encouraging investors in the …

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SF effective role in suppressing oppositions

National Army Special Forces General Commander has declared that Afghan Special Forces (SF) had an effective role in thwarting the opposition’s attacks and making oppositions suffer heavy causalities in the country especially in the Northern part of Afghanistan. Gen. Sayed Abdul Karim, National Army Special Forces Commander said that with …

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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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Insecurity Hinder MRRD projects implementation

The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) said that insecurity is the main cause of hamper in implementation of the ministry’s projects. The minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, Nasir Durani said that insecurity has caused the development projects in some provinces of Afghanistan to implement unbalanced. Durani noted …

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Taliban overrun Kohistanat district in Sar-e Pol

Taliban has captured Kohistanat district of Sar-e Pol province, provincial council members confirmed. Anti-government insurgents overrun the district after a number of local residents cooperate with the Taliban, Noor Agha Noori, Mohammad Hussain Mujahidzada, Asadullah Khuram, the three provincial council members told on Monday night to Ariana News. All governmental …

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