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  • November 3, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Taliban Stone Woman To Death For Eloping
    TOLOnews.com: A young Afghan woman has been stoned to death by the Taliban in Afghanistan’s western zone, officials confirmed on Tuesday. Footages of the stoning surfacing in social media shows the woman in a hole in the ground as scores of violent men casually hurl stones at her.      Full news...

  • October 28, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Musharraf says terror leaders were heroes in Pakistan
    IBTimes: Pervez Musharraf has admitted that his country trained militants for a dozen terror outfits including the Lashkar-e-Taiba. The former Pakistani president claimed Pakistan’s governments actively supported terrorists in order to foment militancy in Indian-controlled Kashmir, which is at the heart of its dispute with its larger nuclear-armed neighbour.      Full news...

  • October 13, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Afghan Taliban’s Reach Is Widest Since 2001, U.N. Says
    The New York Times: The Taliban insurgency has spread through more of Afghanistan than at any point since 2001, according to data compiled by the United Nations as well as interviews with numerous local officials in areas under threat. In addition, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan over the past two weeks has evacuated four of its 13 provincial offices around the country — the most it has ever done for security reasons — according to local officials in the affected areas.      Full news...

  • September 27, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Suicide attack in Paktika leaves at least 9 dead, 51 others wounded
    Khaama Press: At least nine people were feared dead and nearly 51 others were wounded in a suicide attack in eastern Paktika province of Afghanistan. The incident took place in a playground in Khairkot district where scores of people had gathered late on Sunday evening, local officials said. No group including the Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.      Full news...

  • September 21, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Extremism on the rise in unofficial religious Madrasas in Afghanistan
    Khaama Press: The Afghan government could face new challenges from the unofficial religious Madrasas – seminaries, according to a new survey report which suggests extremists thoughts have been adopted and are widely spreading among the students and teachers of these Madrasas. The report has been prepared by Afghanistan Institute for Strategic Studies which covers 50 unofficial Madrasas in ten different provinces of the country.      Full news...

  • September 15, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Karzai had ordered not to attack the Taliban training center in Logar
    Khaama Press: The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai had ordered the security officials not to attack the training centers belonging to the Taliban militants in central Logar province, it has been reported. According to the local security officials quoted by BBC, the former president had ordered to prevent military operation on the training center despite the Taliban militants were using the center as launching pad for suicide attacks in Logar and capital Kabul.      Full news...

  • September 13, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Couple stoned to death by Taliban on adultery charges in Sar-i-Pul
    Khaama Press: A man and woman have been stoned to death by Taliban militants in northern Sar-i-Pul province for having immoral contacts. Abdul Jabar Haqbin, acting governor of Sar-i-Pul province said that Taliban had kidnapped the man and woman three days before. He said Taliban planned to execute the hostages on Friday but it was delayed due to an airstrike by Afghan forces.      Full news...

  • August 22, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    12 Killed, Over 60 Injured in Kabul Suicide Car Bombing
    TOLOnews.com: A suicide car bomber detonated his explosives on Saturday afternoon, killing at least 12 people and injuring over 60 others, officials have confirmed. According to Kabir Amiri, head of Kabul Hospitals, 12 people including a foreigner were killed in the attack. In addition, 67 people were injured – of which seven were women and five were children.      Full news...

  • August 10, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Protesters in Kabul claim carnage was airstrike not suicide attack (PHOTOS)
    PAN: Claiming that the Shah Shaheed incident was not suicide bombing but an airstrike, dozens of protesters on Monday demanded the government thoroughly investigate the carnage and inform the nation about its findings. However, earlier security forces said the incident took place due to vehicle bombing in the locality. Some media outlets also released CCTV footages, showing an explosive-laden truck exploded in the area.      Full news...


  • August 8, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    35 dead, hundreds wounded as multiple bombings rock Kabul (PHOTOS)
    AFP: Multiple bombings rocked Kabul Friday, killing at least 35 people and wounding hundreds more in the first major attacks in the Afghan capital since the announcement of Taliban leader Mullah Omar’s death. The explosions, which devastated buildings and overwhelmed hospitals with casualties, mark the deadliest day in Kabul since the end of the NATO combat mission in December.      Full news...

  • August 5, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Afghanistan Conflict: Highest Number of Women, Kids Killed, Wounded on Record
    NBC News: The highest number of women and children on record were killed or wounded by the conflict in Afghanistan during the first six months of the year, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday. The number of women who died or were injured jumped 23 percent in the six months to June, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) study showed. From January to June, 164 women were killed and 395 were wounded, according to the report.      Full news...

  • July 30, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    What Mullah Omar took from Afghanistan that can never be returned
    The Washington Post: The late Taliban leader Mullah Omar played a major role in history. By allowing Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda safe haven after they were expelled from Sudan in 1996, Omar hosted the organization and its leader as they planned the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center in New York. When Omar refused to give up bin Laden to U.S. authorities, he in turn sparked an invasion of Afghanistan and with it a global war on terror.      Full news...

  • July 23, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Afghanistan Suicide Bombing Leaves 19 Dead In Northern Faryab Province
    HNGN: At least 19 people were killed and over 35 others wounded in a suicide attack at a busy market in Afghanistan’s northern province of Faryab on Wednesday, security officials said. The bomb blast occurred at a crowded weekly shopping market in the Almar district. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but suspicion fell on the Taliban terror group.      Full news...

  • July 18, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Pakistan’s Military Encouraging Haqqani to Gain Ground in South-East: Official
    TOLOnews.com: An Afghan military commander said on Saturday that Pakistan’s military is encouraging the Haqqani Network to take control of large swathes of the south-eastern parts of Afghanistan. Gen. Mohammad Sharif Yaftali, commander of 203rd Thunder Military Corps in south-eastern Afghanistan, said that Pakistan’s military is trying to get the Haqqani Network to take power in Afghanistan in order for them to “implement their plans in the country”.      Full news...

  • July 16, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Achin District Residents Tell of Nightmare Under Daesh (ISIS)
    TOLOnews.com: Residents from Achin district in Nangarhar province - who have escaped the area - say militants associated with Daesh (ISIS) are having a devastating effect on the lives of the locals which has led hundreds of people to flee the area. They say Daesh has imposed major acts of oppression against them and that the security situation in the area is critical.      Full news...

  • July 14, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    30 injured in Afghan mosque blast
    IANS: At least 30 people were injured in a bomb attack that targeted a mosque in Pul-e-Khumri city, capital of Afghanistan’s Baghlan province on Monday evening, the latest in a string of attacks during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, sources said. The attack occurred shortly before evening prayers when the provincial governor and several local officials were distributing food in the mosque’s courtyard.      Full news...

  • July 12, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Afghanistan suicide bomb 'kills 33' near former CIA base
    BBC News: A suicide car bomb has killed at least 33 people, mostly women and children, near a military base in Afghanistan, officials say. The bomber detonated explosives at a checkpoint near Camp Chapman, formerly used by the CIA, in eastern Khost province on Sunday. Camp Chapman was the site of one of the worst attacks on the agency in 2009 when a bomber killed seven officials.      Full news...

  • June 29, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Jihadists tout Taliban ‘special forces’ training camp in Afghanistan
    The Long War Journal: Jihadists have have been circulating photographs online purporting to show a Taliban “special forces” training camp somewhere in Afghanistan. The Long War Journal cannot verify the authenticity of the photographs, however they appear to be legitimate. The photos were not released by Al Emarah, the Taliban’s official media wing, nor on Voice of Jihad, but Taliban-linked accounts and profiles elsewhere online have published them.      Full news...

  • June 28, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Taliban Operating Under Daesh Flag: Army Chief
    TOLOnews.com: During a visit to the eastern province of Nangarhar on Saturday, Afghan army chief Maj. General Qadam Shah Shaheem said that militants in the area who operate as Daesh are associated to Taliban. He said only the flag has changed. Meanwhile, the commander of 201st Selab (Flood) Corps of the Afghan National Army, general Zaman Waziri said that the Afghan National Army was on high alert and ready to confront Daesh in areas where it operates.      Full news...

  • June 24, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    ISIS Curbs Movement of Women in Afghan province: Officials
    TOLOnews.com: Insurgents claiming to be Daesh fighters have reportedly distributed leaflets in eastern Nangarhar prohibiting women from leaving their homes without any Sharia (Islamic Legal) excuse, according to provincial officials. The four-article pamphlet of so-called Daesh insurgents includes threats against the elders of Nangarhar and women of the eastern province – where officials have already confirmed sightings of the newly-emerged group, based in Iraq and Syria.      Full news...



  • May 29, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Kidnaps and Murders Could Presage ISIS-Style Slaughter in Afghanistan
    The Daily Beast: The Hazaras stand apart in Afghanistan. Their ethnic appearance is disctinct, and theirs is a Shiite faith in a Sunni-majority country. They are one of the three big ethnic groups, but theirs is a long history of persecution that has included massacres and cultural losses such as the destruction of the centuries-old Buddha statues of Bamiyan...      Full news...


  • May 25, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    26 dead in ongoing siege in Afghanistan
    AP: Taliban gunmen surrounded a police compound in the volatile southern province of Helmand after killing 19 policemen and seven soldiers in an ongoing siege, a senior police officer said on Monday from inside the compound. Napas Khan, the police chief in the Naw Zad district, told The Associated Press by telephone that the insurgents had advanced to within 65 feet of the compound...      Full news...

  • May 22, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Grenade attack on wedding party leaves 15 hurt
    PAN: Unidentified men lobbed hand grenade on a wedding party in the Ankhoy district of northern Faryab province, leaving 15 persons, with some of them critically wounded, the district chief said on Friday. Sultan Sanjar told Pajhwok Afghan News that the wedding ceremony of the son of Noor Mohammad, director revenue of the district, was attacked with a hand grenade in the Qorghan area.      Full news...

  • May 19, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Five killed, more than 43 wounded in deadly Kabul bombing
    Al Jazeera: At least five people have been killed by a bomb in the parking lot of Afghanistan’s justice ministry building in Kabul, according to several officials. Reuters news agency confirmed citing Sediq Sediqqi, spokesperson for the interior ministry, that five people were dead and several more wounded in Tuesday’s blast.      Full news...

  • May 18, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Suicide attack buries the hopes of two young girls
    TOLOnews.com: Two young sisters were among those killed. Relatives of the two girls, who were on their way to school when the attack took place, spoke out on Monday about their plight, pleading for financial assistance in order to pay for a proper funeral for their murdered loved ones.      Full news...

  • May 17, 2015 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Taliban Claim Deadly Car Bomb Near Afghanistan Airport
    The Wall Street Journal: The Taliban claimed responsibility for a car bomb that detonated Sunday morning on a crowded road near Afghanistan’s main international airport, hitting a vehicle of the European Union’s police advisory mission and killing three people, Afghan and international officials said. Sediq Sediqqi, the spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Interior, said the explosion occurred on Hawa Shanasi road, a street close to a military entrance to the airport.      Full news...



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