The acting minister of Defense Asadullah Khalid says the enemies have failed in their attempt to launch a new offensive, hailing the Afghan armed forces for suppressing the anti-government armed elements.
Six ISIS associates were killed in air strike in Kunar province this morning.
The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in a statement on Saturday said the organization remains concerned about the continuing heavy toll on civilians from the conflict taking place during the holy month of Ramadan and urges parties to do more to prevent harm.
There is a palpable buzz in Afghanistan these days about the forthcoming presidential election, with people and politicians discussing, debating and speculating the future of their war-torn country.
A bomb attack on a mosque during Friday prayers killed a prominent preacher and two others, officials said, leaving over 20 men who had gathered to pray wounded.
Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a “hard landing” in Afghanistan, a US official said Saturday.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani congratulated the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the landslide victory in India’s Lok Sabha or parliamentary elections.
Another significant issue for China is the increasing threats posed by terrorist groups in Afghanistan as well as in Xinjiang.
Mr. Ghani’s government is facing challenges in all sectors. First he doesn’t observe any laws in his job. He only issues personal orders and is not bound to national and individual laws.
A U.S. Senator Bob Menendez has expressed doubts regarding Taliban’s counter-terrorism guarantees raising questions regarding Taliban’s capability to deny safe havens to terrorist groups operating in Afghanistan.