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ABUL (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga or lower house of parliament members from northern Faryab province on Monday said heavy fighting was ongoing in six districts of the province in which security forces suffered heavy casualties in Almar district.... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): A shadow district chief was killed along with seven other fighters during a security operation in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Monday. Taliban’s governor for Warduj district, Mullah Allauddin, and seven... read more
KABUL (PAN): More than a dozen suspected militants have been detained by intelligence operatives in eastern Nangarhar and central Logar provinces, an official said on Tuesday.Four rebels were arrested while trying to attack an office of the United... read more
KABUL (PAB): Two rebel groups, comprising a dozen insurgents, joined the reconciliation programme in northwestern Badghis province, the spy service in Kabul said on Thursday.Led by Mullah Baz Mohammad and Mullah Juma, the groups had been active in... read more
KABUL (PAN): Some Wolesi Jirga, or lower house, members on Saturday accused a number of their colleagues of receiving bribes from the ministers summoned to answer queries from MPs on governance and public interest issues.Last week, the Wolesi Jirga... read more
KABUL (PAN): Seventy armed insurgents have been killed, 10 injured and 41 others detained during a thousand operations by the Afghan National Army's Commando Unit over the past three months, an official said on Sunday.The unit commander, Brig. Gen.... read more
KABUL (PAN): A three-day exhibition showcasing home-made products under the name of "Nab-i-Mahali" was inaugurated in Kabul on Sunday, with the aim to find proper market for the products. Sponsored by the United States Agency for International... read more
KABUL (PAN):  A newly established air university will be ready to become operational in the next three months in the Shindand district of western Herat province, a senior Afghan military official said on Tuesday.Pilots from neighbouring... read more
KABUL (PAN): A commando unit of the Afghan National Army (ANA) carried out its first ever independent operation targeting a militant group linked to the Haqqani network in central Parwan province, the unit commander said on Monday.Brig. Gen. Dadan... read more
KABUL (PAN): A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car before reaching his target in the Deh Sabz district of Kabul, officials said on Sunday.The incident occurred at around 5:45 am on the main road near Mohamdia town of the district,... read more
KABUL(PAN): New police chiefs have been appointed for central Uruzgan and southern Zabul provinces, officials said on Monday. Col. Fazal Ahmad Sherzad, the Uruzgan police chief, has been transferred to Zabul in the same position, the Ministry of... read more
KABUL (PAN): Dancing boys dressed in women’s clothing are becoming increasingly common at Kabul weddings. They wear makeup, wigs, and bells on their feet, and can collect from 10000 to 20000 Afs for one night of performing. Some of the most... read more
KABUL (PAN): At least 276 Taliban fighters have been killed over the past three months in operations untertaken by the Afghan National Army (ANA) in different provinces across the country, officials said on Wednesday. Major Gen. Zahir Azimi, a... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) has sentenced 212 individuals on charges of drug smuggling, officials said Tuesday.Ahmad Khalid Mohad, a spokesman for CJTF, told a press conference that the convicted drug traffickers had been... read more
KABUL (PAN): Five private security companies connected to high-ranking government officials were dissolved, the Interior Ministry said Sunday. The companies had license to operate and were dissolved in the past three days, Major Gen. Sayed Abdul... read more