Latest news from Afghanistan, in Afghan newspapers

Taliban bomb kills eight children in Ghazni province
At least eight children were killed in a roadside bomb explosion in South-eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, security sources said. The incident took place at around 8:00 am local time in Muqer district of the province. The provincial (...)
Khaama Press - 11 May 2019
Afghan Special Forces conduct operations in 8 provinces leaving 20 Taliban militants dead
The Afghan Special Forces conducted counter-terrorism operations in eight provinces of the country in the past 24 hours leaving at least 20 Taliban militants dead. Informed military sources said Friday that the Afghan Special Operations Forces (...)
Khaama Press - 11 May 2019
Parliamentary adviser Mina Mangal shot dead by unknown gunmen in Kabul city
Officials in the Ministry of Interior have confirmed that a parliamentary adviser was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Kabul city earlier today. A spokesman for the Ministry of Interior Nasrat Rahimi said Mina Mangal, adviser to Cultural (...)
Khaama Press - 11 May 2019
Afghanistan beats Scotland by 2 runs via D/L method in second ODI match
The Afghanistan National Cricket team defeated Scotland by 2 runs via Duckworth-Lewis method in the second bilateral One Day International (ODI) match on Friday. Scotland elected to bat first after winning the toss and set a target of 326 runs (...)
Khaama Press - 11 May 2019
4 children killed, 5 wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in Faryab
At least four children were killed and five others were wounded in an explosion triggered by an improvised explosive device in northern Faryab province. A spokesman for Faryab Police Abdul Karim Yurish said the incident took place late on (...)
Khaama Press - 10 May 2019
21 militants killed in a ‘kinetic airstrike’ carried out in support of Afghan soldiers in Kandahar
At least 21 Taliban militants were killed in a kinetic airstrike which was carried out in support of the Afghan army soldiers in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan. The military sources said Friday “In defense of Afghan National Army (...)
Khaama Press - 10 May 2019
26 Afghan pilots, door gunners complete training for Black Hawk helicopters
A group of 26 Afghan pilots and door gunners completed their training for UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters in southern Kandahar province. The Afghan Air Force announced Thursday that 11 pilots and 15 door gunners have completed training for UH-60 (...)
Khaama Press - 10 May 2019
Senior militant leader in-charge of ‘Kangaroo Court’ of Taliban killed in Ghor province
The Afghan Special Forces have killed a senior Taliban leader who in charge of the ‘Kangaroo Court’ of the group in North-western Ghor province. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) issued a statement earlier today confirming that a senior Taliban (...)
Khaama Press - 10 May 2019
‘Current pace of talks is not sufficient’, Khalilzad says after concluding talks with Taliban
The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad has said the current pace of talks is not is sufficient as he informed of steady but slow progress during the sixth round of negotiations with the Taliban (...)
Khaama Press - 10 May 2019
Deadly car bomb explosion foiled in Lashkargah city of Helmand province
A deadly car bomb explosion was foiled in Lashkargah city, the provincial capital of southern Helmand province, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Thursday. According to a statement released by MoI, the car bomb was destroyed in an airstrike (...)
Khaama Press - 10 May 2019
13 Taliban militants killed in Special Forces operations in Farah city, Kandahar province
At least 13 Taliban militants were killed in separate operations of the Afghan Special Forces which were conducted in Farah city in the West and Shahwali Kot district of Kandahar in the South. “Afghan special forces conducted an operation in (...)
Khaama Press - 9 May 2019
Woman among 5 arrested as police busts dangerous gang of armed robbers in Kabul city
At least five people including a woman were arrested on charges of armed robberies during an operation of the Afghan police forces in Kabul city. The Kabul Police Headquarters in a statement said the police forces have busted a dangerous gang of (...)
Khaama Press - 9 May 2019
18 rockets, 38 IEDs, large quantity of explosives destroyed in Farah airstrike
At least 18 rockts, 38 Improvised Explossive Devices, and a large quanity of explosives were destroyed during the airstrikes which were conducted in western Farah province. The 207th Zafar Corps in a statement said the airstrikes were carried (...)
Khaama Press - 9 May 2019
Taliban misinterpret our goodwill as weakness: Abdullah
The Chief Executive of the Government of National Unity Abdullah Abdullah reacted to Taliban attack on aid international aid group’s office in Kabul, saying ‘Taliban misuse our goodwill as weakness.’ “The ‘Taliban’ embody crime, which is not amenable (...)
Khaama Press - 9 May 2019
Wounded ISIS group member arrested in Nangarhar province
A wounded member of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group was arrested following a brief clash in eastern Nangarhar province. The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in a statement said a group of ISIS militants were (...)
Khaama Press - 9 May 2019
Multiple clashes reported among Afghan forces and Taliban in Herat
At least 15 Taliban militants were killed and 8 others were wounded during the clashes with the Afghan armed forces in western Herat province of Afghanistan, the military sources said Thursday. The sources further added that the clashes took (...)
Khaama Press - 9 May 2019
Death toll rises to 9 in Kabul attack, at least 20 more wounded: MoI
The Ministry of Interior has confirmed that the casualties toll from yesterday’s attack in Kabul city has climbed to 29 dead or wounded. Interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said Thursday that 9 people including a special forces soldier, 4 (...)
Khaama Press - 9 May 2019
Gen. Dunford says U.S. will need forces in Afghanistan until no insurgency left in the country
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford has said that the United States will need counter-terrorism forces in Afghanistan until there is no insurgency left in the country. Gen. Dunford made the remarks during a (...)
Khaama Press - 9 May 2019
Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in self defense strikes of Afghan Special Forces in (...)
The Taliban militants suffered heavy casualties in self defense strikes of the Afghan Special Forces in northern Faryab province, the military sources said Thursday. The sources further added that the Afghan Special Forces carried out the self (...)
Khaama Press - 9 May 2019
Taliban tunnel systems destroyed in Uruzgan operation
At least 4 Taliban militants were killed and tunnel systems of the group were destroyed during the operation which was conducted in southern Uruzgan province. “A strike in Tarin Kot district of Uruzgan targeting Taliban leadership resulted in 4 (...)
Khaama Press - 8 May 2019
Kabul attack ends, 5 assailants, 4 civilians killed: MoI
The Ministry of Interior has confirmed that the Afghan Special Forces killed all five militants involved in the attack on Counterpart International Office in Kabul city. According to a statement released by MoI, the attack was launched at around (...)
Khaama Press - 8 May 2019



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