KABUL (PAN): The Afghan interior minister warned on Sunday that militants, being aided by regional spy agencies and terrorist groups, could step up their attacks in the build-up to the Chicago summit in May.
KABUL (PAN): Several Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday strongly criticised the government for not “enthusiastically” celebrating the Mujahideen’s Victory Day, saying the lukewarm response on the day was an insult to the values of jihad.
KABUL (PAN): The security advisor to the president on Monday said, the monetary assistance from the US government to Afghanistan was not clarified and the two governments could extend and cancel the decade-long agreement.
KABUL (PAN): Meshrano Jirga or the upper house of parliament calling the ongoing security condition in the country critical, urge senior security officials to appear before house on upcoming Tuesday, an official said.
KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga (lower house of parliament) on Wednesday approved a strategic partnership deal already signed between Afghanistan and India and another agreement on a multibillion gas pipeline project.
KABUL (PAN): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Tuesday spy services of regional countries were involved in the recent series of attacks across Afghanistan and warned of more strikes ahead of the Chicago summit on May 21.
KABUL (PAN): High Office of Oversight and Anti-corruption (HOOAC) Chairman Azizullah Lodin on Tuesday claimed the Wolesi Jirga had granted vote of confidence to some ministers accused of massive corruption -- an allegation rejected by the legislature.
KABUL (PAN): An extraordinary session of the Wolesi Jirga, denouncing yesterday’s daring attacks, said on Monday the militants were taking advantage of the government’s indistinct peace policy and safe haven in neighbouring countries.