Widespread operations launched against Taliban in Kandahar

AT-KABUL: Security officials say widespread operations were launched in the Shah Wali Kot district of the southern province of Kandahar. This is called the biggest operation being launched in Kandahar after the murder of provincial police chief Abdul Razeq who was killed in an attack last month in the provincial …

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Government frees militia commander on bail

 AT-KABUL: A militia commander held in detention for several months, has been released on bail, attorney general office said. Nezamuddin Qaisari, a powerful militia commander in the northern province of Faryab and a close ally to first vice president Abdul Rashid Dostum was arrested by the National Directorate of Security …

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War affected educational process in Kunduz

AT-KABUL: War is a serious challenge against education process in northern Kunduz province, said officials on Wednesday. Amirudeen Wali, a member of provincial council said that the current war put an adverse impact on educational system there. He said that Taliban shut the schools for students in some parts of …

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Editorial: UAE talks concludes

Much acclaimed US brokered peace talks in a bid to build up a consensus on a negotiated solution to long standing Afghan conflict concluded at Abu Dhabi, capital of United Arab Emirates. Soon after conclusion of talks, the US Special Envoy Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad flown to Islamabad whereas he made …

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Iran says it enjoying safe border with Afghanistan

AT Monitoring Desk-TEHRAN: Iranian Border Guards Commander Brigadier General Qassem Rezayee hailed his country’s safe and secure borderline with Afghanistan, saying prevalence of security in the region is indebted to his forces’ preparedness and cooperation of the Afghan border troops. Commander of the Iranian Border Guards Brigadier General Qassem Rezayee …

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395kg narcotics seized in Nangarhar

Kabul: Counter Narcotic Police (CNP) has discovered and confiscated some 395kg Hashish in counternarcotics operations in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday night. Ministry of Interior said in a statement that CNP conducted two separate operations in Sorkhrod district and 6th PD of the city of Jalalabad, where 395kg Hashish discovered …

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26 drug traffickers in major bust sentenced to prison

KABUL: A major anti-drug operation has sent dozens of convicted drug dealers to prison for conspiracy to traffic narcotics, said the court of Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) on Tuesday. The primary and appellate courts have sentenced 26 drug smugglers to 3 to 17 years in prison. Counter Narcotics Police …

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