Taliban kill over 70 Afghan soldiers in attack on Mazar-i-Sharif military base

MAZAR-I-SHARIF: More than 70 Afghan soldiers and ten Taliban militants were killed in attack on a Afghan military base in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghan media reported on Saturday. The Taliban suicide bombers in Afghan military uniform and...

8 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on military base

MAZAR-I-SHARIF: At least eight Afghan soldiers have been killed and 11 wounded during an ongoing Taliban attack on their base in northern Afghanistan Friday, the defence ministry said. "Gunmen wearing Afghan army uniforms have launched...

Afghan envoy hints at joint operation with Pakistan to eliminate TTP chief

ISLAMABAD: Afghan Ambassador in Pakistan Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal has hinted at a joint operation with Pakistan to eliminate Tehreek- e-Taliban Pakistan chief, Mullah Fazlullah, who is hiding there. In an interview to a Pakistani...

Senior Trump aide visits Afghanistan amid questions over strategy

KABUL: U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser met Afghan officials in Kabul on Sunday, amid questions over the new administration's plans for the military mission in Afghanistan after American forces unleashed a huge...

Roadside bomb kills 11 Afghan civilians: officials

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan: At least 11 civilians were killed when a roadside bomb ripped through their vehicle in the restive southern Afghan province of Helmand, officials said Saturday. The blast occurred when the passengers were travelling...

Afghan president proposes parliamentary dialogues with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has written a letter to Pakistan Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif in which parliamentary dialogues between both countries have been suggested. According to reports, PM Nawaz has forwarded Ashraf Ghani’s...

Nangarhar MOAB strike’s death toll reaches 92

JALALABAD: The death toll from the American military's largest non-nuclear bomb (MOAB) nearly tripled Saturday, with Afghan officials saying at least 90 Daesh fighters were killed, as US-led forces conducted clean-up operations over the...

Army Chief, Afghan envoy discuss measures to improve bilateral relations

RAWALPINDI: Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal on Friday met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the GHQ, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. The COAS and ambassador discussed issues...

U.S.’mother of all bombs’ killed 36 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan

KABUL: As many as 36 suspected Islamic State militants were killed in Afghanistan when the United States dropped "the mother of all bombs," its largest non-nuclear device ever unleashed in combat, the Afghan Defence...

Afghanistan Peace Conference kicks off in Moscow today sans Taliban

MOSCOW: Russia-sponsored Afghanistan Peace Conference is starting here today while delegation of Afghan Taliban is yet to arrive in Moscow. US media reports that Afghan Taliban have regretted to attend 11 parties Afghan Peace Conference. According...

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