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18 Taliban militants killed in Balkh and Faryab clashes

Afghanistan, Oct. 28 -- The security forces killed 8 Taliban militants and wounded at least 10 others during the clashes in northern Faryab and Balkh provinces. The 209th Shaheen Corps said Monday a ... Read More


Special Forces kill, detain 4 Taliban militants; destroy caches of weapons in 3 provinces

Afghanistan, Oct. 27 -- The Afghan Special Forces killed 3 Taliban militants, detained another Taliban fighter and destroyed three caches of weapons in three provinces. The military officials said Su... Read More


Deadly airstrike kills 53 Taliban militants in Faryab province

Afghanistan, Oct. 27 -- A deadly airstrike killed at least 53 Taliban militants in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, the military officials said. The officials further added that the security ... Read More


ISIS leader al-Baghdadi believed to have been killed in U.S. Special Forces raid

Middle East, Oct. 27 -- The U.S. Special Forces conducted an operation in North-west Syria against ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, it has been reported. A senior U.S. defense official has told medi... Read More


Preliminary results of Afghan presidential elections to be announced on 14th November

Afghanistan, Oct. 27 -- The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday announced that the commission will announce the preliminary results of the presidential elections on 14th November. Hawa Al... Read More


U.S. envoy for Afghan peace in Kabul to brief the Afghan government

Afghanistan, Oct. 27 -- The U.S. envoy for Afghan peace Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Kabul to brief the Afghan government on recent visits and meetings regarding peace process, it has been r... Read More


Special Forces arrest 5 Taliban militants, destroy caches of weapons in Kabul and Ghazni

Afghanistan, Oct. 26 -- The Afghan Special Forces arrested 5 Taliban militants during the operations in Kabul and Ghazni provinces. The military officials said Saturday the Special Forces also destro... Read More


Airstrike kills key Haqqani Network leader who was involved in deadly Kabul attacks

Afghanistan, Oct. 26 -- An airstrike in Mohammad Agha district of Logar killed a prominent Haqqani Network leader who had planned and faciliated some of the deadliest attacks in Kabul city. According... Read More


Airstrikes kill 45 Taliban and ISIS militants in 9 provinces

Afghanistan, Oct. 26 -- A series of airstrikes killed 45 militants of the Taliban and ISIS Khurasan groups in nine provinces in the past 24 hours. The military officials said Saturday an airstrike ki... Read More


Unanimity within NATO defense ministers on Afghan mission 'Impressive': Ambassador Kay

Afghanistan, Oct. 26 -- The NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan Ambassador Nicholas Kay called the unanimity within the NATO defense ministers on Afghan mission as 'impressive'. Speaki... Read More