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Afghanistan's Rashid Khan becomes first overseas player to be picked in 'The Hundred' draft

Afghanistan, Oct. 21 -- Afghan spin sensation Rashid Khan was the first player to be picked among overseas players in Sunday's inaugural 'The Hundred' draft. The Trent Rockets picked Rashid Khan for ... Read More


Special Forces kill, detain 13 Taliban militants in 3 provinces

Afghanistan, Oct. 21 -- The Afghan Special Forces killed 9 Taliban militants and arrested 4 others during the operations in Ghazni, Logar and Kandahar provinces. The military officials said Monday th... Read More


U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with President Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan, Oct. 21 -- The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi met with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani after arriving in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit. In her meeting wi... Read More


Airstrikes, armed clash leave 9 Taliban militants dead or wounded in Balkh and Faryab

Afghanistan, Oct. 21 -- A series of aristrikes and armed clashes left at least 9 Taliban militants dead or wounded in northern Balkh and Faryab provinces. The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement ... Read More


Pakistani couple arrested in the restive Kunduz province of Afghanistan

Afghanistan, Oct. 20 -- The Afghan forces arrested a Pakistani couple in the restive Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the defense officials said. Fawad Aman, a spokesman for the Ministry of Defense sa... Read More


10 Taliban and ISIS militants killed, detained in Special Forces raids in 4 provinces

Afghanistan, Oct. 20 -- The Special Forces killed an ISIS militant and detained 9 militants including 2 ISIS fighters and 7 Taliban during the operations in 4 provinces. The military officials said S... Read More


ISIS militant hailing from Iran surrenders to Afghan forces in Nangarhar

Afghanistan, Oct. 20 -- A militant of ISIS terrorist group hailing from Iran handed over himself to the Afghan forces in eastern Nangarhar province. According to a statement released by Governor's Of... Read More


Postponement of presidential vote results 'alarming and suspicious': TEFA

Afghanistan, Oct. 20 -- The Transparent Election Foundation of Afghanistan (TEFA) has called the postponement preliminary election results as 'alarming and suspicious'. According to a statement relea... Read More


Pompeo reacts to deadly mosque bombing saying U.S. committed to peace in Afghanistan

Afghanistan, Oct. 20 -- The Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the United States is committed to peace and stability in Afghanistan after mosque bombing killed at least 69 in Nangarhar. He made ... Read More


Special Forces kill 16 ISIS and Taliban militants, destroy caches of weapons in 3 provinces

Afghanistan, Oct. 19 -- The Afghan Special Forces killed 16 militants of the Taliban and ISIS groups and destroyed caches of weapons in three provinces in the past 24 hours. The military officials sa... Read More