Official rebuffs Taliban claim seizing Kandahar’s Maroof district

AT News Report KABUL: The Afghan provincial security officials on Saturday rebuffed Taliban insurgents claim of capturing Maroof district of southern Kandahar province, terming it as baseless.  Taliban spokesman Qari Yousaf Ahamdi claimed their fighters brought district centre and police headquarters under their control on Friday late night. He also …

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ED: Presidential polls vs Peace Process

Overwhelming majority, especially socio-politico, religious and communal leadership is engaged in preparations and campaigning in connection with fourth Presidential polls, schedule to be held in coming July. As a result, it posing bad or negative impacts on US brokered Peace Process which in the wake of recent developments seems to …

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Balkh police detained three illegal armed men

AT News Report KABUL: Three illegal armed individuals have been detained during operation in northern Balkh province, security official said Saturday. Ministry of Interior said in a statement that police Special Forces detained three illegal armed men in Nahr-e-Shahee district and seized also their seized their two AK-47 with two …

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Night raids irk Wardak residents

AT News Report KABUL: People in Wardak province say that Afghan and foreign forces launch night operations there that make security problems for them. The residents say that the night raids mostly target helpless civilians instead of Taliban fighters. These people say that government officials do not pay attention to …

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