Mullah Mansour Dadullah, a senior Taliban commander, has made a stunning revelation, which points to a deep alliance between the Afghan Taliban and Pakistan’s intelligence agency.
The spring offensive launched by the Taliban in April this year has lost momentum and armed insurgents have admitted defeat on the battlefield, the ministry of defense (MoD) spokesman said on Monday.
The Electoral Reforms Commission (ERC) on Monday welcomed the presidential decree approving seven out of 11 recommendations made by the commission last week.
A day after at least 11 Afghan police and counter-narcotics officials were killed in an airstrike in southern Helmand province, a spokesman for the U.S. forces in Afghanistan said they were not involved in it.
Afghan Women’s Network (AWN), an umbrella body of women’s rights organizations in Afghanistan, organized a round-table conference on Monday.
The National Directorate of Security (NDS) has thwarted a major terror plot in northern Samangan province, said a statement issued on Monday.
At least 17 personnel from the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) of provincial police in southern Helmand province were killed in a NATO airstrike late on Sunday, according to reports.
In a significant development, President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday approved seven recommendations of the electoral reforms commission (ERC) and asked the commission to do more research on legal, technical and practical aspects of other set of recommendations.
Much of the 950 million USD the U.S. government had allocated for assisting Afghan refugees and returnees has been squandered, according to the U.S. corruption watchdog body.
Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to end blame games against each other and work to restore trust, Pakistani prime minister’s foreign affairs advisor said.