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Afghan forces kill 25 militants of Mullah Shoaib in Balkh province

Afghanistan, Aug. 24 -- The Afghan forces killed 25 militants of Mullah Shoaib, one of the commanders of Taliban in northern Balkh province. The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement that the secur... Read More


Pakistan detained wife of Ayman Al-Zawahiri, claims Al-Qaeda

Asia, Aug. 24 -- The Al-Qaeda terrorist network has claimed that Pakistan has captured the wife of the network's leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri. Al-Qaeda issued a statement on Friday claiming that the Paki... Read More


Khalilzad also reacts to reports regarding the U.S.-Taliban agreement on interim govt setup

Afghanistan, Aug. 24 -- The U.S. envoy for Afghan peace Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad also rejected the media reports regarding the U.S.-Taliban agreement on interim government setup. Ambassador Khalil... Read More


U.S. military confirms attack on a convoy near Bagram Airfield, no casualties reported

Afghanistan, Aug. 24 -- The U.S. military confirmed an attack on a military convoy near Bagram Airfield in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan. According to a statement released by U.S. military ... Read More


25 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Afghan forces operations: Thunder Corps

Afghanistan, Aug. 24 -- The Afghan security forces killed or wounded at least 25 Taliban militants during the operations in Ghazni, Wardak, Paktika and Paktiya provinces. The 203rd Thunder Corps said... Read More


Kandahar Cenotaph rededicated in a ceremony in Ottawa of Canada

Afghanistan, Aug. 24 -- The Canadian Armed Forces paid tribute to Canada's Fallen in Afghanistan during a rededication ceremony of the Kandahar Cenotaph in the Afghanistan Memorial Hall at National De... Read More


Taliban reacts to reports regarding the agreement with U.S. on interim government set up

Afghanistan, Aug. 24 -- Taliban reacted to media reports regarding the agreement for the establishment of an interim government. Suhail Shaheen, a spokesman for the political office of Taliban in Qat... Read More


Taliban militants kidnap a member of Provincial Council from Samangan-Baghlan Highway

Afghanistan, Aug. 24 -- The Taliban militants have kidnapped a member of the Provincial Council from Samangan-Baghlan Highway. Abdullah Mohammadi, a member of the Lower House of the Parliament confir... Read More


Taliban militants flog a young couple on charges of eloping

Afghanistan, Aug. 24 -- The Taliban militants flogged a young couple on charges of eloping in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan. Officials in Faryab Police Headquarters confirmed that the incid... Read More


Naheed Esar introduced as deputy foreign minister as government leaders end rift

Afghanistan, Aug. 24 -- Naheed Esar has assumed office as the deputy foreign minister as government leaders put an end to a rift which prevented the introduction of Esar. President Mohammad Ashraf Gh... Read More