Tag: Afghan

14 militants killed in Afghan airstrike

Qalat (Afghanistan): At least 14 militants have been killed in an airstrike targeting Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan's Zabul province, the…

Taliban, Afghan officials to meet in Moscow for peace talks

Kabul [Afghanistan]: A delegation of Taliban officials is set to attend a two-day meeting with Afghan politicians in Moscow this…

14 dead in Taliban attack on aid group in Kabul

Kabul: The death toll of a Taliban attack targeting an international aid group in the Afghan capital jumped to 14…

Afghan Information Ministry under attack in Kabul

Kabul: An explosion and gunfire was heard in the Afghan capital on Saturday as the Ministry of Information headquarters came…

Doha talks on Afghan peace postponed as Taliban object to Afghan delegation

Washington: A United States-led peace conference that was slated to be held in the Qatari capital from Saturday (April 20)…

US revokes entry visa of ICC chief over Afghan war crimes probe

Washington: The United States on Thursday revoked the entry visa for the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC),…

Afghan civilian deaths increased 11% in 2018

Kabul: Civilian deaths in Afghanistan in 2018 increased by 11 per cent compared to 2017, reaching the highest level since…

Taliban kill 41 Afghan security men in attacks

Kabul: As many as 41 Afghan security force personnel were killed and 15 others injured in attacks by Taliban militants…

Pakistan rules out India’s role in Afghan peace process

Islamabad: Pakistan has ruled out any role for India in the Afghan peace process, the media reported on Friday. "India…

Taliban claims attack that killed 4 in Kabul

Kabul: The Taliban on Tuesday claimed the responsibility for a truck bomb attack in Kabul that left at least four…

Taliban blames US, Afghan forces for most civilian casualties in 2018

KABUL: The Taliban blamed US and Afghan forces for almost 90 per cent of civilian casualties in 2018, in a…

Afghan government office attack toll climbs to 48

Kabul:The number of people killed in the attack on an Afghan government complex housing the Vice Ministry for Martyrs and…

Insurgents attack Afghan government building in Kabul

Kabul: A group of insurgents attacked an Afghan government building in Kabul on Monday, officials said. There was no immediate…

Candidate registration begins for Afghan presidential elections

Kabul:The registration of candidates for Afghanistan's fourth presidential elections began on Saturday, according to the Independent Election Commission (IEC). The…

Afghan peace: US special envoy arrives in Islamabad

Islamabad: US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad arrived here on Tuesday for meetings with Pakistan's political and military…

18 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack

Kabul: At least 18 Afghan policemen were killed after the Taliban attacked a convoy in Farah province, an official said…

18 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack

Kabul: At least 18 Afghan policemen were killed after the Taliban attacked a convoy in Farah province, an official said…

Taliban appoints 5 former Guantanamo prisoners to Qatar office

Kabul: The Taliban said on Tuesday that it has deployed five members freed in 2015 from the US military prison…

‘Price of democracy’: Afghans risking their lives to vote

Kabul: From a university student to a middle-aged housewife, Afghans planning to vote in the October 20 parliamentary election say…

Afghan conflict could be deadlier than Syria in 2018: analysts

Kabul: The Afghan conflict could overtake Syria as the deadliest conflict in the world this year, analysts say, as violence…