Daily Archives: August 17, 2019

Maidan Wardak expects big surge in fruit yield this year

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Department director for central Maidan Wardak province says that fresh fruits and other crops’ yield would record a significant increase this year. Ihasanullah Bambwal told Pajhwok Afghan News the production of fresh fruits particularly apple and apricots and other crops would surge drastically. “Drought, lack of water and

Helmand produced 16 tons honey ongoing year

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Agriculture officials in southern Helmand province say 16 metric tons of honey was produced in the province ongoing year, which shows increase in the production compared to last year. Sayed Rafiullah Qalam, acting Helmand agriculture director, told Pajhwok Afghan News that around 400 bee keeping farms were created in Lashkargah, the provincial capital

Taliban Deadly Raid on Civilians in Faryab

Saturday, August 17, 2019 Maimana (BNA) A child was martyred and seven civilians have been injured in deadly raid of Taliban terrorist group in Faryab province. The event occurred last night, while a group of Taliban attacked on a residential house. Abdul Karim Sorosh police spokesman of Faryab told BNA, a child was martyred and

Looking to make a deal on Afghan war if possible: Trump

The U.S. President Donald Trump has said the United States is looking to make a deal to end the 19-year long war in Afghanistan. President Trump made the remarks after concluding a meeting with the senior U.S. officials on Friday. He said in a Twitter post “Just completed a very good meeting on Afghanistan.” Furthermore,

Taliban Associates Killed in Kunar Strike

Saturday, August 17, 2019 Asadabad (BNA) Eight Taliban associates were killed in an air strike in east of the country last night. The insurgents were suppressed in their strongholds in Manogi district while organizing a series of terrorist attacks. ANA senior commander in east of the country told BNA, eight Taliban associated group were killed

Top US Officials Conferred on Deal with Taliban

US President Donald Trump and Pompeo were joined for the talks by Vice President Mike Pence, national security adviser John Bolton, Defense Secretary Mike Esper, Joint Chiefs Chairman General Joseph Dunford and CIA Director Gina Haspel regarding the Afghan peace process. President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the

Taliban leader’s brother killed in blast inside Quetta seminary

The brother of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada was killed in a blast at a mosque in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province on Friday, media reports said. Foreign media outlets quoted Taliban sources as saying Hafiz Ahmadullah, the younger brother of the Taliban leader, was among four people killed in the blast on the outskirts

9 injured in bomb blast outside Jalalabad home

Nine people were injured in a bomb blast that took place outside a home in this capital city of eastern Nangarhar province late Friday, the governor’s house said in a statement. The statement said the blast occurred in front of a home in Karez Kabir area of Jalalabad at around 8pm. Zahir Adil, the provincial

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