The head of the High Office of Oversight and Anti-Corruption (HOOC), Ghulam Hussain Fakhri, on Sunday said anti-corruption efforts by the HOOC have largely failed because there is no anti-corruption law... More
The security situation in Afghanistan will further deteriorate even if there is a modest increase in U.S. military support for the war-torn country, the top U.S. intelligence official said on Thursday,... More
A ‘safe zone’ has been established in the country’s south for those Taliban who have and will lay down their arms and join the peace process, Kandahar Police Chief Gen. Abdul... More
Senior military officials from Pakistan, Afghanistan and the United States held talks in Rawalpindi on Friday and discussed steps to prevent cross-border fire violations.
The trilateral meeting also emphasised upon the need... More
A number of Afghan National Army generals, removed from their posts by the incumbent government, have been found to be living the high-life in Kabul mansions, which officials say cost far... More
A Chinese delegation that arrived here (Kabul) on Monday said realization of Beijing’s One Road One Belt Initiative (BRI) would turn Afghanistan into a regional intersection.
The six-member delegation led by Xing... More
Tehran on Sunday expressed its readiness to work together with Kabul on legalising the status of Afghans living in the neighbouring country and offered all possible support to the war-torn nation..
The head of the militant Islamic State (IS) group in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, has been killed in an operation led by Afghan special forces in Nangarhar province, President Ashraf Ghani said... More
Inspector General Frontier Corps (FC) Major General Nadeem Ahmed has said Afghan forces targeted civilian population while Pakistan targeted their check-posts, inflicting heavy casualties.
At least 10 people including an FC personnel... More
Theresa Whelan, acting assistant defense secretary for Special Operations of the United States (U.S) said in response to questions by the U.S Senate Committee on Armed Services that the Pentagon's proposal... More
Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) leader Gulbadin Hekmatyar on Friday once again called on the Taliban to respond positively to people’s demand for peace so the Afghans were able to resolve their problems... More
Addressing a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on Thursday, Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar called Taliban “brothers” and asked them to join the peace process.
Speaking to the large group... More
At least eight civilians were killed in an explosion in Kabul city on Wednesday morning that targeted a convoy of foreign troops.
The ministry of interior confirmed the death toll and said... More
For years, former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has been outspoken in his criticism of U.S. action in the war on terror. But in the aftermath of American forces dropping a massive... More
Preventing the Taliban and other militants from expanding their control of the countryside will continue to be a challenge for Afghan security forces, says a US federal watchdog.
In a quarterly report... More
The Afghan Taliban announced on Friday the launch of their annual fighting season to “cleanse their country of foreign aggressors and other corrupt elements.”
The announcement by the Leadership Council of the... More
The US Army announced in a statement on Thursday it will send about 1,500 soldiers to Afghanistan during the summer months in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
"The Department of the Army... More
Pakistan claimed on Thursday that at least 13 Indian spies were also among those killed in a massive US bomb blast targeting Islamic State’s regional affiliate in Afghanistan.
On April 13, the... More
Russia should spearhead the process of bringing stability to Afghanistan, while Pakistan will support all of Russia's initiatives towards reaching this goal, Pakistani Defense Minister Khawaja Asif said Wednesday at a... More
Helmand police headquarters said on Wednesday that almost 18,000 Afghan National Police (ANP) officers have been killed in battles in the southern province of Helmand over the past fifteen years.
These officers... More
Last Friday’s terror attack at an Army base at Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan in which nearly 140 people were killed has triggered a fresh debate in Indian circles on whether New Delhi... More