Editorial: ANDSF, bravest protectors of Afghanistan

The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces are the bravest protectors of our country with rendering huge sacrifices for their motherland aimed at defending it from vicious circles. They have been strongly fighting the sworn enemies who leave no stone unturned in destroying Afghanistan. They proved bitter taste for Taliban, …

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Egypt ready to help Afghanistan in preventing extremism

AT-KABUL: Egypt is ready to cooperate with Afghanistan in preventing of extremism, Egyptian Ambassador to Kabul stated. In a meeting with Afghan Security Advisor, Hanif Atmar in Kabul, Hani Salah would also help Afghan government in the higher education, Islamic education and fight against terrorism. Salah assured Atmar of Cairo’s …

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Karzai praises Egypt for honoring Afghan philosopher

AT-KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai praised the government of Egypt for honoring Afghan philosopher, Sayed Jamaloddin Afghan and erecting his statue in the Liberty Park in Cairo. Cairo’s municipality unveiled the Afghan’s statue on August 6th, already erected in the Cairo’s liberty park. The former president called the move as …

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Govt. poised to build secure printing facility

AT-KABUL: The government plans to build a costly and highly secure facility to print all confidential government documents, said the Ministry of Finance, announcing that the foundation stone of the printing press was laid down on Wednesday. The facility will be built at a cost of 70 million Euros, funded …

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ANDSF pounds rebel strongholds, kills 109

AT-KABUL: Afghan security and defense forces have pummeled militant strongholds countrywide as part of military crackdowns that left at least 109 insurgents killed and 77 others wounded since Tuesday, defense authorities said Wednesday. In a press release issued here, Ministry of Defense, (MoD) said that Afghan National Army (ANA) in …

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Eight Civilians Killed in Balkh Roadside Mine Blast

At least eight civilians were killed in a roadside IED explosion in northern Balkh province on Wednesday morning, local officials confirmed. In addition, six other people were wounded in the blast. The incident happened in Sholgara district of the province about 11am local time after the vehicle they were traveling …

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Economic stability hinges on smooth vote: WB

AT-KABUL: Afghanistan’s economic stability hinges on a smooth election, said a World Bank’s latest development report, warning the recent economic recovery was at risk in the face of political and election tensions. According to report released on Tuesday, following the economic shock of the withdrawal of international troops, the associated decline …

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