Category: Afghanistan

07.01.2018

Deployed by Iran to support the government of President Bashar al-Assad, over 2,000 Afghans have been killed fighting in Syria, a media report said on Sunday. Zohair Mojahed, a cultural official of the Fatemiyoun Brigade of Afghan recruits, told an […]

28.12.2017

Dec. 28 (UPI) — Blasts targeting a Shiite cultural center in Kabul, Afghanistan, killed over 40 people Thursday and injured more than 20. Two bombs exploded in the Tebyan center, with a suicide bomber detonating a vest in the cultural […]

13.12.2017

  A U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan destroyed $80 million in drug money This was part of a campaign to target the Taliban revenue streams 25 illegal drug laboratories were eliminated The Taliban receive $200 million a year from the production of […]

23.11.2017

ISIS has decapitated 15 of its members in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday. Governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News that an internal rift within the group lead to the mass beheading. […]

16.11.2017

At least 200 Afghan families from eastern Kunar province have been displaced allegedly due to ongoing shelling by Pakistani forces, according to a regional police chief Thursday. Kunar police chief Col. Juma Gul Himmat said the shelling had been ongoing […]

14.11.2017

  338,000 people in Afghanistan have been internally displaced this year alone, as of Nov. 12 There has been a rise of nearly 19,000 compared to the previous week Defense forces are fighting the Taliban and other insurgent groups in […]

07.11.2017

  NATO will send an additional 3,000 troops to the Afghan army in its fight against the Taliban This will increase the number of troops from 13,000 to 16,0000 The troops will not perform combat operations but will focus on […]

07.11.2017

ISIS has claimed the attack on the Shamshad TV station in Afghanistan’s capital that left three dead and at least 20 wounded on Tuesday. The director of Shamshad TV, Abed Ehsas, said the assault would not prevent journalists from doing […]