Four Taliban involved in target killings arrested

AT News KABUL: Four Taliban militants, who were behind target killing and placing sticky mines were detained by Afghan security forces during operation in Kabul, defense official said Tuesday. These Taliban rebels were arrested during a crackdown carried out by Afghan Army forces in Paghman district on Monday night, the …

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Coronavirus hampers HIV treatment in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: The coronavirus pandemic has hampered treatment of the HIV/AIDS patients in Afghanistan, the ministry of public health says. An HIV patient, who spoke anonymously, said Tuesday that he felt the illness some five years ago and the doctors confirmed that he was infected by the disease. “I …

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NATO warns against ‘hasty’ Afghan withdrawal

AT News KABUL: The NATO expresses concerns over what it calls a “hasty” troop pullout of Afghanistan, calling it dangerous that could jeopardize the past two decade achievements. NATO Chief Yens Stoltenberg, said Tuesday that the military organization was in a dilemma. “If we remain in Afghanistan, we will encounter …

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Kabul police detain 24 criminals

AT News KABUL: The security forces have arrested 24 people convicted of various crimes such as robbery, plundering and breaking the laws around Kabul, the capital city. Kabul police in a statement said that the perpetrators were detained in the crackdowns carried out by the Afghan security forces in PD …

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Ghazni attack mastermind killed in airstrike

AT News KABUL: The mastermind of an attack on a security compound in Ghazni province was killed alongside seven other militants in an airstrike conducted by the Afghan security forces, the defense ministry said Monday. “Hamza Waziristani, the mastermind behind the terrorist attack on the ANDSF base in Dah-Yak district, …

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Parliament approves six cabinet members, NDS Chief

AT News KABUL: The Members of the Parliament on Monday approved six members of the government cabinet, and head of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) with vote of confidence –rejecting nominees for the ministry of women’s affairs and ministry of information and culture. The parliament set ballot box for …

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