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Roadside bomb injures two people in Jalalabad

An explosion injured two people in eastern Nengarhar province of Afghanistan on Saturday morning. The blast has occurred around 10:00 am in front of Nengarhar provincial council office in Jalalabad city. Reportedly the target of the explosion was Abdul Mohammad, head of Human Rights office of provincial police. Mohammad has …

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Norwegian Prime Minister Reaffirms Continued Enhanced Commitments to Afghanistan

The Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg in an exclusive interview with Ariananews stressed on its country’s continued commitments to Afghanistan. Solberg emphasized that her country would continue economic and training support to Afghanistan and also committed cooperation for development of Afghan women’s lives. According to Norwegian Prime Minister, Afghanistan has …

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Taliban overrun key parts of Maidan-e Wardak

Hundreds of Taliban fighters have carried out an early-morning raid on the city Maidan-e Wardak in Afghanistan, entering key areas from several directions. Inhabitants say that the Taliban fighters have entered to the public road and clashes are ongoing between the Afghan security forces and the armed Taliban in two …

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Obama to slow pullout plan from Afghanistan

President Barack Obama is set to announce on Thursday that he will slow plans to draw down U.S. troops from Afghanistan and instead keep the current force of 9,800 through most of 2016 before beginning to trim levels, senior administration officials said. The current American force in Afghanistan of 9,800 …

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3 civilians injured in Kabul blast

At least three civilians were wounded in an explosion in Kot-e Sangi area of the capital, Kabul on Thursday at around 11:15 AM. Officials said that the incident took place in the Mirways Maidan area of third police district in Kabul. Eyewitnesses said that the explosion occurred when civilians crossing …

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Taliban defeated in Kundoz, Afghan officials claim

Afghanistan Ministry of Interior Affairs (MoIA) claims that the armed Taliban group defeated in Kundoz and the group will destroy before escaping the province. Spokesman of MoIA declared that simultaneously with capturing the Char Dara district of Kundoz province, operations for suppressing Taliban are seriously ongoing in Imam Saheb Qala …

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AWCC launches 3G high speed services in eastern provinces

The Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) (www.afghan-wireless.com), the nation’s first mobile communications company, the founder of Afghanistan’s mobile communications market and a leading provider of voice and data services to over 4,000,000 consumers and businesses, announced the expansion of its 3G high speed network to eastern provinces of Afghanistan. Chairman …

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Taliban’s No 1 leader visited Ghazni to lead raids

Governor of Ghazni, Amanullah Hamimi in an exclusive interview with Ariananews said that the Taliban’s supreme leader, Mullah Muhammad Akhtar Mansour has come to Ghazni to lead the province’s collapse. Ghazni governor claimed that Mullah Akhtar Mansour has held repeated meetings with Taliban commanders, shadow governors and fighters for 5 …

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US rethink withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan

With pressure building on the White House to slow or completely halt the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, senior officials said that President Obama appears increasingly willing to keep a force there large enough to carry on the hunt for Al Qaeda and Islamic State militants. For President Obama, …

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NDS: Nine terrorists arrested in Nengarhar

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) – Afghanistan’s intelligence agency has arrested nine terrorists in eastern Nengarhar province of Afghanistan, a statement released on Wednesday read. The terrorists who were plotting destructive activities including planting mines and kidnapping people were arrested during a special operation along with one rocket launcher, …

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MPs reject 10% tax on mobile subscribers

The lower house has disapproved president Ghani’s decree on enforcing ten percent taxes on telecommunication customers and said it is against the Afghan constitution. Article number seventy-nine of the Afghan constitution says,” During the recess of the House of Representatives, the Government shall, in case of an immediate need, issue …

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Afghan forces retake key district in Kunduz: Officials

Afghan military officials claim they have taken control of Chahar Dara district of Kunduz province last night after ground and air offensives. A security source has told to Ariana News correspondent that currently they are controlling governmental buildings in the district including the district governor’s office and police HQ office. …

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Lack of power to be solved in next 2 years

The minister of economic declared that the problem of lack of power in Afghanistan will be solved up to the next two years. Afghanistan ranks among the countries with the lowest electricity production per capita in the world. Despite billions of dollars in projects over the past decade, at best …

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