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22 Pak, ISIS terrorists killed in US-Afghan joint military op in Nangarhar

22 Pak, ISIS terrorists killed in US-Afghan joint military op in Nangarhar

At least twenty terrorists belonging to Pakistan and ISIS have been killed in Nangarhar province.

Oct 01, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Blast hits bank in Afghan capital close to US embassy

Blast hits bank in Afghan capital close to US embassy

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the blast occured at the entrance to a Kabul Bank branch, not far from the embassy.

Aug 29, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

Pakistan upset over US stand based on ‘false narrative'

Pakistan has been accused by American and Afghan officials of harbouring terrorist sanctuaries -- a charge Islamabad denies.

Aug 23, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Welcomes New US Strategy

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Welcomes New US Strategy

The statement said the Afghan government welcomed renewed US emphasis on seeing security in the war-torn country as part of a wider regional package.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

Taliban insists on fighting as US reveals Afghan strategy

The statement comes after US President Donald Trump announced a new strategy to Afghanistan and South Asia, lambasting Pakistan for offering safe haven to "agents of chaos".

Aug 22, 2017, 13:23 PM IST

US reached decision on Afghan strategy after 'rigorous' debate: Jim Mattis

Mattis arrived in Jordan Sunday on the first day of a five-day swing through the Middle East and Eastern Europe. In Jordan he will meet with King Abdullah on regional security matters.

Aug 20, 2017, 23:24 PM IST

Senior Afghan Islamic State members killed in US air strike

Several senior Islamic State group members in Afghanistan -- including a provincial leader -- have been killed in a United States air strike, an official said Sunday.

Aug 13, 2017, 16:20 PM IST

Taliban kill 30 locals in northern province: Afghan official

Earlier reports indicated that over a dozen people had been killed by the Taliban.

Aug 06, 2017, 22:58 PM IST

NATO says killed Afghan inside attacker in self-defence

The Romanian soldiers, who were providing security for the Train, Advise and Assist Command south advisers, returned fire in self-defence and killed the gunman.

Aug 05, 2017, 19:35 PM IST
Two killed in IS-claimed attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul

Two killed in IS-claimed attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul

In April, the US military in Afghanistan dropped the so-called Mother Of All Bombs (MOAB) to target IS hideouts in a complex of tunnels and bunkers in eastern Nangarhar province, killing over 90 militants. 

Aug 01, 2017, 16:58 PM IST

11 militants die in Afghan operation

According to a ministry statement, the insurgents were killed and 17 others injured when Taliban militants attacked police checkpoints in Sarobi district on Saturday evening.

Jul 30, 2017, 16:46 PM IST

District chief, five others killed in Afghan mine blast

The incident took place late on Tuesday in Shib Koh district

Jul 26, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

Key southern district retaken from Taliban: Afghan official

An Afghan official says the country's security forces have driven the Taliban out of a key district in southern Helmand province from where they had been threatening the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah.

Jul 17, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

200 militants die in clashes for Afghan district's control

The government forces backed by helicopter gunships have been targeting Taliban positions over the past week.

Jul 09, 2017, 16:16 PM IST
Adnan Sami as ‘Afghan’ in debut film – FIRST LOOK out

Adnan Sami as ‘Afghan’ in debut film – FIRST LOOK out

‘Afghan- In Search Of A Home’ is the story of a musician refugee from Afghanistan who flees his country of birth under extenuating circumstances, in search of identity and a home.

Jun 29, 2017, 09:46 AM IST

Gunmen on motorcycle kill district chief: Afghan official

An Afghan official says a district chief has been shot and killed in western Nimroz province by gunmen riding on a motorcycle.

Jun 19, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

Pakistan rubbishes Afghan allegations over Kabul blast

Pakistan on Thursday dismissed accusations by Afghanistan linking it to the Haqqani network, blamed for Wednesday's horrific Kabul bombing that killed 90, and wounded over 400 people.

 

Jun 01, 2017, 21:25 PM IST

Pakistan opens border crossing with Afghan on humanitarian grounds

Pakistan on Saturday said it has opened a key border crossing with Afghanistan on humanitarian grounds at the start of the month of Ramadan, days after shutting it down following deadly clashes between the two sides.

May 27, 2017, 18:38 PM IST

Afghan plane forced to fly back after angry MPs miss flight

Supporters of two Afghan MPs who missed a domestic flight from Kabul blocked an airport runway with rocks, forcing the plane to return for the lawmakers.

May 25, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

Taliban attack on Afghan army base kills 10 soldiers

The assault in Shah Wali Kot district late Monday came just a day after 20 Afghan policemen were killed when Taliban fighters stormed their outposts in the neighbouring province of Zabul.

May 23, 2017, 21:10 PM IST