Tag Archives: Taliban

NDS Thwarts Massive Attack Plot in Kabul City

Afghan intelligence operatives have seized a truck carrying 2,500 kilograms of explosives outside Kabul City, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement Wednesday. The Taliban insurgents had skillfully placed the explosives inside 50 bags in Hino type of truck, before being discovered in Chahar Asiab district of Kabul, …

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Taliban Seizes Ghor’s Tiorah District Hours After Capturing Kohistan in Faryab

The Taliban insurgents have taken control of Tiorah district of central Ghor province, following the capture of Kohistan district of Faryab in north of Afghanistan, local officials said Sunday. Toirah district was seized by the Taliban on Sunday morning, said the Provincial Governor’s Spokesman, Abdulhai Khatibi. The provincial police commander  …

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Kabul Rejects Islamabad Claim of Haqqani Network Operating from Afghanistan

Afghan Defense Ministry has strongly rejected Pakistan’s Foreign Office claim that Haqqani Network operates from Afghanistan. Pakistan’s Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria on Thursday claimed that the Haqqani Network operates from Afghanistan, not Pakistan. He also claimed that the Taliban and other terrorist outfits have been eliminated from Pakistan and …

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Taliban Commander ‘Arrested’ in Kabul City

Afghan Intelligence operatives have arrested a commander of the Taliban in Kabul City, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement Tuesday. The commander identified as Abdul Rahim known as Maiwand was leading at least 20 Taliban insurgents and arrested in Police District 5 of Kabul, the statement said. “The commander …

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