Monthly Archives: August 2019

Taliban Terrorist Killed in Badakhshan

Badakhshan (BNA) Seven Taliban terrorist were killed in an air strike in Badakhshan province. Abdul Karim Farhat governor of Keran and Menjan district, Badakhshan province told BNA, the attack carried out on Taliban strongholds in Pul Askazar region of the mentioned District, in which Seven Taliban terrorist group were killed and two others have been

Bomb blast kills university lecturer in E. Afghan province

( A university teacher was killed and two other teachers wounded in a bomb attack in Jalalabad, capital city of eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, a provincial government spokesman confirmed. "The blast occurred after a sticky bomb attached to a sedan carrying university teachers was detonated roughly at 5:00 p.m. local time. The

Coming home: Utah soldiers return from Afghanistan

(Deseret news): First Lt. Taylor Duke holds his daughter Leslee Duke and hugs his wife Amanda Duke at the Salt Lake International Airport in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. Duke was one of five soldiers with the Utah National Guard’s 4th Infantry Division Main Command Post Operational Detachment who flew into Salt

Afghanistan: human rights defenders under increased attack – new briefing

(Amnesty International UK):  Afghanistan’s human rights community are facing face intimidation, harassment, threats and violence amid intensifying attacks from both the authorities and armed groups, Amnesty International said in a new briefing released today (28 August). While violence escalates in Afghanistan - last year saw the highest levels of civilian deaths on record - human

Gilani prefers peace over presidential election

KABUL (Pajhwok): Mahaz-i-Milli Islami party leader Syed Pir Hamid Gilani has said he prefers peace over next month’s presidential election and his entire efforts evolve around making the peace process a success. “We support peace that stops the bloodshed of Afghans forever, we want a dignified peace which is acceptable to all Afghans and in

Taliban Sustained Casualties in Baghlan

(BNA) Taliban suffered casualties in a clash between Taliban and security troops in Nahreen District, Baghlan province. Mohammad Sarwar Akbari governor of Nahreen district told BNA the clash began after the Taliban established a checkpoint in Nahreen district. According to Akabri, Taliban suffered huge casualties during the clash, but exact figures is not clear yet.

Afghan & Iran top agenda at Moscow meet

(DNA): India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Wednesday regarding the developing situation in Afghanistan, Iran and Gulf. Both countries have stakes in the West Asia region and any development will impact India's energy interest. "They will discuss...efforts to preserve the joint comprehensive plan

Taliban Attack on Police Checkpoint Prevented in Laghman

Mehtarlam (BAKHTAR NEWS): Taliban attack on a police checkpoint was prevented in Laghman province.The air forces targeted two Taliban insurgents who organized this attack. ANA senior commander in Selab army corps in east of the country told BNA, an attacker was killed and another has been wounded in the air raid. The attacker riding a

Taliban’s shadow district chief among 15 killed in Balkh province

(KHAAMA PRESS): The security forces killed at least 15 Taliban militants during the latest operations in Balkh province. The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement the security forces conducted the operations in Sholgara district of Balkh. The statement further added that the security forces killed 15 Taliban militants during the operations including Malwavi Abdul

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