Recent experiences indicate that the United States cannot win the war in Afghanistan without Pakistan’s support, says US military chief Gen Joseph Dunford.
And US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said that... More
A number of military experts on Thursday criticized security agencies and accused them of being weak leaders and lacking intelligence capacities on the back of the steadily rising death toll among... More
Afghan Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Tuesday said 30,000 of his countrymen are fighting in Syria and Iraq.
'Afghans are being trained to fight at home and abroad," said Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, while addressing... More
At least 26 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and 13 others wounded in a Taliban attack on their base in southern Kandahar province, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Wednesday.
A statement... More
A source confirmed on Tuesday that Taliban have taken control of the center of Janikhail district of Paktia and heavy clashes are still ongoing.
Taliban took control of the center of Janikhail... More
Residents of Haska Mena district of Nangarhar province said on Monday that a foreign forces airstrike on Sunday killed eight civilians and wounded ten others.
“People had gathered in Meyaje Baba area... More
The death toll from a suicide car bomb blast in the Afghan capital, Kabul, today, rose by more than 10 to at least 35, reports Reuters.
According to a senior government official,... More
The Wolesi Jirga’s (Lower House of Parliament) administrative board on Saturday accused President Ashraf Ghani of inability to lead the country and said he has an autocratic behavior towards the parliament.
At least 15 Afghan forces have been killed when US warplanes conducted an airstrike in Afghanistan‘s Helmand province.
The US military described the Friday attack as a friendly-fire incident, promising an investigation.
“We would... More
The Trump administration’s review of U.S. policy towards Afghanistan is likely to conclude in the next few weeks. It is expected that an assessment of the current U.S. security policy toward... More
The Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish at a gathering in Daikundi province on Thursday said “holding early elections or establishing an interim government are impossible in the current situation”, calling... More
The US President Donald Trump Tuesday reviewed the Afghan policy with four Afghan war veterans as he told reporters that he wants to hear from them the situation on the ground.
In the past, America's abstruse Afghan strategy has deteriorated the security situation in the region. Perhaps the strategy was not planned meticulously. It was ambiguous. Or perhaps it was well-calculated and... More
At least eight policemen were killed and seven wounded in a clash with the Taliban in Arghandab district of Zabul province, local security officials said Wednesday.
Zabul police confirmed the toll and... More
As casualties mounted to dramatic levels in 2017, even according to official figures that are most likely underestimated, the Afghan National Army (ANA) has for the first time begun experiencing serious... More
At least three generals and four high ranking officers from the Ministry of Defense (MoD) were detained over charges involving embezzlement, misuse of their authorities and forgery, the Attorney General's Office... More
The number of civilians killed and injured in the Afghanistan conflict during the first six months of 2017 persisted at the same record high levels as last year, according to a... More
A senior Pakistan army official has accused Indian's external intelligence agency - The Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) -- of targeting the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) from Afghanistan.
Pakistan's Chairman of Joint... More
A roadside blast hit foreign forces convoy in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, an official said on Friday.
Alozai Ahmadi, security forces coordination department head, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... More
The US ambassador to Afghanistan has met Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq on the current situation in the country.
A statement from Mohaqiq’s office said the meeting. Which lasted two hours,... More
Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Wednesday that an alleged torture and sexual assault case against the country's first-vice president, Abdul Rashid Dostum, has been sent to court for further action.
A spokesman for... More