Herat: Afghanistan security forces on Tuesday night thwarted Taliban terrorists' attempt to attack India-built Salma Dam in Herat province, country's government confirmed on Wednesday.
Kabul: Civilian casualties in Afghanistan in the first half of 2021 reached record levels, including a particularly sharp increase in killings and injuries since May when international military forces began their withdrawal and the fighting intensified following the Taliban’s offensive, the UN said on Monday.
Kabul: Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) members have taken back Kaldar district from Taliban group, media reports said on Monday.
Kabul: Afghanistan security forces killed 89 Taliban terrorists while conducting operations in several provinces in the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence said on Monday.
Even as the future of their conflict-ridden country hangs in the balance, a group of Afghan girls from the western city of Herat gave their war-weary people something to cheer about when they won an award at the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition hosted by Poland which was held online early in July.
Kabul: Afghanistan capital Kabul city was rocked by three rockets as they landed in PD one and PD two when country's president Ashraf Ghani was busy performing Eid-l-Adha prayer along with officials and politicians in the Presidential palace on Tuesday, media reports said.
Islamabad: Pakistan has confirmed that Taliban members have captured a key town on the Afghan side of its Chaman-Spin Boldak border.
New York: The worsening security situation across Afghanistan in the wake of foreign troop withdrawal and Taliban advances, has forced an estimated 270,000 from their homes since January, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) reported on Tuesday, bringing the total internally displaced to more than 3.5 million.
The civilian population in Afghanistan is caught in the intense fighting happening across the country between the Taliban and the Afghan government forces, and casualty numbers among them through roadside IED bombings are rising by the day. In June alone, 141 civilians were killed and 511 were wounded, according to conservative figures provided by Afghan Interior Ministry.
Kabul: An Afghanistan news presenter was killed in a suicide attempt on Friday, media reports said.
Ghazni, Afghanistan, July 24 (Xinhua/UNI) At least six militants have been killed as government forces pounded Taliban hideouts in parts of the eastern Ghazni province, said a statement of provincial administration released on Wednesday.
New York, May 3 (IBNS): The dangers of working as a journalist in Afghanistan have been dramatically underlined by an attack in the capital Kabul on Monday in which nine Afghan photographers and reporters were killed. They had gone to report on a suicide attack, and were targeted by a second suicide bomber when they arrived on the scene.