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Two children killed in Kabul rocket attack

KABUL (Web Desk) At least two children were killed and a woman was wounded when one of two rockets landed on their house in PD5 of Kabul city on Wednesday afternoon, eyewitnesses said.A second rocket landed in the same area – in Neyazbek – but no casualties were reported.The police …

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Afghan government considering new Eid ceasefire offer

KABUL (Web Desk) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani may offer the Taliban a ceasefire during next month’s Eid holiday after the truce in June which saw unprecedented scenes of unarmed fighters and soldiers mingling on the streets of Kabul, a spokesperson said on Saturday. The announcement came amid growing speculation about the …

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US kills 14 civilians in Afghanistan

KABUL (Web Desk) The Governor General of Kunduz Nematollah Teymouri and the sposkeman of the Foreign Ministry of Afghanistan Mohammad Radmanesh both confirmed the Thursday attacks and the number of the casualties.Local sources said that the bodies were under soil until Friday.

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Taliban attacks kill 8 police in east Afghanistan

KABUL (Web Desk) A district governor in Afghanistan says Taliban fighters launched a wave of attacks in eastern Ghazni province, killing at least eight police and wounding seven others.Saeeb Khan Elham said Friday that insurgents launched a wave of attacks on compounds and police security posts in the Qarabagh district …

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Iran-Afghan railway to be launched in 8 months

Khorramabad (Web Desk) The railway, dubbed Khaf-Herat, will be inaugurated by the end of this year,’ Kheirollah Khademi, deputy minister of roads and urban development told reporters.He also said that 391 kilometers of railway will be added to the railway network of the country during the same period.Iranian officials, including …

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Daesh fighters in Afghanistan kill at least 15 Taliban

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Web Desk) Daesh fighters attacked the house of a Taliban commander in the northern Afghan province of Sar-e-Pul on Tuesday, killing at least 15 people as they were attending a prayer ceremony, the provincial governor’s office said.The attack, in Sayyad district of Sar-e Pul, followed reports from local officials …

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Kabul suicide bombing leaves at least seven dead

KABUL (Web Desk) At least seven people were killed and more than 15 were wounded in Kabul, Afghanistan in a suicide attack at the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai told Media.A suicide bomber detonated explosives on Sunday at the gate of the ministry near its …

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Civilian deaths in war-torn Afghanistan hit record high: UN

  KABUL: (Web Desk) The number of Afghan civilians killed in the country’s long-running conflict hit a record high in the first six months of 2018, UN figures showed Sunday, with militant attacks and suicide bombs the leading causes of death. The toll of 1,692 fatalities was one percent more …

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Insurgents kill 11 Afghan soldiers in Farah

KABUL: (Web Desk) At least 11 soldiers were killed when their checkpoint came under an attack by insurgents in western Afghanistan, a provincial official said on Saturday. Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the Farah provincial governor, said four other soldiers were wounded in the gun battle in Bala Buluk district. …

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10 civilians killed in Afghan army operation

KABUL (Web Desk) An Afghan official says 10 civilians have been killed in an army operation in eastern Nangarhar province.Ajmal Omar, member of the provincial council, said Friday the dead were sleeping shopkeepers caught in a crossfire during an army operation carried out in Khogyani district late Thursday.Attaullah Khogyani, a …

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