Five terrorists detained in Ghazni

AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Saturday said that five suspected terrorists were arrested in Ghazni province. In a press release issued here, the NDS said that its operatives had arrested five terrorists during a special operation in Ghazni City. The arrested terrorists were identified as Sebghatullah, Shamsuddin, …

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73 insurgents killed in military offensives

AT-KABUL: At least 73 armed Taliban fighters were killed and 80 others were wounded in different crackdowns within past 48 hours. In a press release issued here, Ministry of  Defense (MoD) said that Afghan National Army  (ANA) in collaboration with Afghan National Police (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) …

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Key Taliban commander killed in Herat

AT-KABUL: A notorious Taliban commander has been killed in western Herat province, said local official. Herat Police Chief, Abdul Majid Rozi, told media that the police killed an important Taliban commander on Saturday during a military operation. The militant commander was identified as Wazir. He stressed that the Taliban commander …

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160 teams compete in Kabul futsal championship

AT-KABUL: Afghan Football Federation said on Saturday that the Kabul futsal championship has been kicked-off where at least 160 teams are participating. Chief of the Futsal Committee, Deen Mohammad Safi, told Afghanistan Times that the tournament is held to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. All of the teams are …

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Taliban attack security check-posts in Wardak

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL:  Hundreds of Taliban militants have stormed security check-posts in Jalrez district of Maidan Wardak province, official sources said. Spokesman to the provincial governor, Attaullah Khogyani, said the other day that police posts on the Kabul-Bamyan Highway in the district came under the militants attack on Thursday morning. …

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Maswak: A twig with many miracles

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-Popular as teeth cleaning twig among non-Muslims, use of maswak is very common in the Islamic countries. Believers use maswak to follow the teachings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) as they know that it is not just a twig but has some …

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Two kidnapers arrested in Farah

AT-KABUL: Police has arrested two kidnapers in Farah province. Chief of the anti-crimes cell at the provincial police headquarters, Najibullah Omar, said the other day that the kidnappers were involved in kidnapping of Haji Gul, a civilian. The kidnapped person, who was a resident of Zabul province, was freed by …

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