Monthly Archives: May 2021

Taliban Attack Repulsed in Farah, Purchaman District

(BNA): A Taliban attack on Farah’s Parchman district was repulsed last night, killing four people. Farah police spokesman told BNA that armed Taliban attacked the security checkpoints of Midanak in Parchman district of Farah province, which faced with security force resistance. He added that four armed Taliban were killed in the clashes. According to the

Taliban Associates Detained in Parwan

(BNA): National Security officials arrested four members of the Taliban in Bagram district of Parwan yesterday. Parwan national security source told BNA that national security officials detained the Taliban in two separate operations in Qala-e-Nodeh , Mullah Yusuf areas in central Parwan and Ghulam Ali Bazaar in Bagram district. He said some weapons were recovered

NATO mapped future supporting pillars as Taliban expands ‘influence’

(KHAAMA Press): General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday vowed NATO’s ensuing support to Afghanistan as its military presence comes to an end in the country. In a dialogue session with Emmanuel Macron (French President), Stoltenberg indicated that NATO’s future aids to Afghanistan will be based on “three main pillars”. “As we end our military presence, we

Supreme State Council Key to Boost Peace Efforts: Ismail Khan

(TOLO News): Mohammad Ismail Khan, a former mujahedeen leader and former minister of energy and water, on Friday said that the establishment of the Supreme State Council is important for accelerating the peace process and that the final list for members of the body will be announced Monday. “If consensus is achieved, of course, the

Mixed Views in US on Post-Withdrawal Scenario in Afghanistan

(TOLO News): A number of US senators on Thursday expressed mixed reactions to a plan for monitoring Afghanistan from beyond its borders and said that a complete retreat from the country will make it difficult for the United States to provide effective support to Afghan forces. This comes a day after top US Gen. Kenneth

Center of District in Maidan Wardak Falls to Taliban: MP

(TOLO News): The district governor’s compound in Jalrez district in Maidan Wardak and the police headquarters have fallen to the Taliban after heavy attacks by the group for the last three days, an MP from the province, Mahdi Rasikh, said on Friday. Rasikh said that some members of the government forces were captured by the

Unknown Gunmen Assassinate Four Members of Family in Khost

(BNA): Unidentified gunmen killed four members of a family, including a child, in Khost last night. According to BNA, Khost security officials told media that unidentified gunmen shot dead four members of a family, including a child, in Matun Darsh village in the provincial capital. The motive for the incident is still unknown, but police

Mine Explosion Martyred Commander of Firuzkoh Police Dept.

(BNA): The commander of the second district of Firuzkoh police Dept. died as a result of a mine explosion yesterday. According to BNA reporter; a car carrying the commander of 2nd Firuzkoh Police Department collided with a Taliban landmine during a patrol in southern village of Kandival in Firuzkuh. He was killed and three other

Air Raids Kill 12 Terrorists in Eastern Logar Province

(BNA): A total of 12 terrorists have been confirmed dead as fighting planes struck a Taliban hideout in Azra district of the eastern Logar province on Monday, said an army statement released Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, the planes targeted the hideout in the Kozachatrakai area of the restive Azra district late Monday night, killing

Afghan govt ready to fight Taliban after US pullout, declares Ghani

(The International Times): President Ashraf Ghani has said that the Afghan government is ready to fight against the Taliban after the full withdrawal of international troops from the country, reiterating that the key to peace talks is accepting the election as a way forward for Afghanistan’s future government. “The threat of terrorism has changed. It

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