Military withdrawal from Afghanistan will be a mistake, claims official designated to take over as US Defence Chief

Military withdrawal from Afghanistan will be a mistake, claims official designated to take over as US Defence Chief

Washington: General Mark Milley, President Trump’s choice, as the next defence chief, claimed, “The United States should not hurriedly withdraw the military from Afghanistan. Withdrawal of the military from Afghanistan will be a decisive mistake for the United States.” General Milley clarified that the military should not be withdrawn from that country unless it is […]

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53 killed in the Faryab Province in Afghanistan, fierce mortar attacks by Taliban

53 killed in the Faryab Province in Afghanistan, fierce mortar attacks by Taliban

Kabul: While the talks with the United States, in the city of Doha, in Qatar are underway, the Taliban has once again demonstrated that it would not stop the violence. Taliban had launched mortar attacks on a market in the Faryab province, on Friday, killing 53 people. It is the biggest and fiercest Taliban attack […]

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10 killed in terrorist car bomb blast, in front of the US and UK embassies in Afghanistan

10 killed in terrorist car bomb blast, in front of the US and UK embassies in Afghanistan

Kabul: 10 people were killed and 53 injured in the car bomb explosion, carried out byterrorists, in the Afghan capital of Kabul. An encounter ensued between the terrorists and Afghan security agencies, following the blast. As the blast site was close to the US and UK embassies, the security has been tightened in this area. […]

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IS influence on the rise in Afghanistan, warn US and Afghan officials

IS influence on the rise in Afghanistan, warn US and Afghan officials

Kabul: The IS in Afghanistan is expanding its influence than the Taliban, posing a much more significant threat to the United States and the European countries than ever, warned the US as well as Afghan officials. A warning that comes when the Taliban attacks are on the rise in Afghanistan since the last few months […]

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No possibility of a ceasefire in Afghanistan in the near future, claims Taliban chief

No possibility of a ceasefire in Afghanistan in the near future, claims Taliban chief

Washington/London: Following the United States, the meeting organised by Russia for the peace process in Afghanistan has reportedly failed. Hibatullah Akhundzada, the leader of the Taliban, claimed that ceasefire would not be announced by them under any circumstances any time soon. The claim was made in a message published on the occasion of the Islamic […]

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5,000 IS terrorists ready to launch attacks in Afghanistan, claims Russian intelligence chief

5,000 IS terrorists ready to launch attacks in Afghanistan, claims Russian intelligence chief

Moscow: The Russian intelligence chief has issued a warning claiming that the Wilayat Khorasan, an IS-affiliated terrorist organisation, has prepared 5,000 terrorists in northern Afghanistan for launching attacks. In the last year, the United States undertook a major crackdown against the IS in Afghanistan. At the same time, a severe conflict has reportedly sparked between […]

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Afghan airstrikes kill 150 Taliban terrorists, destroy 68 drug labs

Afghan airstrikes kill 150 Taliban terrorists, destroy 68 drug labs

Kabul: The Afghan agencies informed that the Afghan military air attacks in the Farah province killed 200 people, more than 150 of which were Taliban terrorists. About 68 drug labs under the Taliban’s control were also destroyed in the attack. The operation is considered to be a significant success for the Afghan military crackdown on […]

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Afghanistan summons Pak ambassador following an attack by Pakistan military

Afghanistan summons Pak ambassador following an attack by Pakistan military

Kabul: Afghanistan government accused Pakistan military of firing and rocket attacks in the border areas, killing four Afghan nationals. The Afghan government summoned the Pakistani ambassador regarding the issue. The Afghan security agencies have blamed the Pakistan government and military for the tension in the border region. The border dispute between Afghanistan and Pakistan is […]

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50 IS terrorists killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan; the slain include Pakistani and Uzbek terrorists along with a senior IS commander

50 IS terrorists killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan; the slain include Pakistani and Uzbek terrorists along with a senior IS commander

Kabul: While the uncertainty prevails over the US-Taliban peace talks and ceasefire in Afghanistan, the US military and Afghan forces have intensified their action against the IS. The sources claimed that in the last 48 hours, the anti-IS action has been very successful in the northern and eastern Afghanistan. 40 IS terrorists were killed in […]

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Taliban rejects demand of Loya Jirga assembly for ceasefire in Afghanistan

Taliban rejects demand of Loya Jirga assembly for ceasefire in Afghanistan

Kabul: Loya Jirga, or a grand assembly that represents most of the ethnic communities and groups in Afghanistan, had proposed a ceasefire to the Taliban. However, the Taliban has rejected the peace proposal. Taliban announced that it is not open to talks on a truce unless the US military completely withdraws from Afghanistan. Therefore, the […]

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