An imam was shot dead after he left the mosque in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar on Wednesday, officials said.
The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, on Tuesday said that the US forces withdrawal from Afghanistan is linked with enduring peace and with the type of situation in the country.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed condolences over the demise of Grand Ayatollah Mohaqiq Kabuli – a prominent Afghan Shia scholar.
During his visit to the area, Ghani said: “I give the people of Afghanistan a good news that one of the country’s most important historical sites—Machine Khana—will soon be rehabilitated.”
Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with US ambassador to Afghanistan at the Sapidar Palace on Tuesday, his office said in a statement.
Top Afghan security officials and commander of the Resolute Support Mission General Austin Scott Millar visited Farah province on Monday to review the security situation of the province.
The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is now more threatening than the Taliban to both Afghan and Western interests, according to some experts, who warn that many of its fighters are moving there from the Middle East.
Afghanistan Atomic Energy High Commission has signed an MoU with the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran to expand bilateral nuclear cooperation for peaceful purposes.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has welcomed kicking off voter registration process.
The Afghan Special Forces have freed 34 people from a Taliban prison during an operation in Baghlan province.