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Husband kills wife, mother-in-law in Herat

AT-KABUL: A man shot his wife and mother in-law dead in the western Herat province, provincial officials said on Tuesday, an incident likely because of family problems. “Efforts are underway to detain the culprit,” provincial police spokesman Abdul Rauf Ahmadi said. Ahmadi did not provide more details regarding the killing …

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Iran ready to build oil refinery in Afghanistan

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Iranian Oil officials expressed the country’s readiness to build joint oil refineries in Afghanistan, Iranian MEHR news agency reported Tuesday. “A new storage tank will soon come to stream in South Khorasan Province saying “Birjand Oil Tank Farm with a capacity of storing 100 thousand barrels of …

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89 insurgents killed in raids: MoD

AT-KABUL: Eighty-nine Taliban insurgents were killed and 15 others injured in different parts of the country in the past 24 hours, Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Tuesday in a statement. The statement added that the national army with the cooperation of the national police and the national directorate of security …

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Kunduz, Helmand will not fall to Taliban: NATO

By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: NATO’s Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan on Monday said that neither the capital city of Kunduz nor Helmand province would fall to the Taliban insurgents as the United States and its allies was backing Afghan security forces in these two volatile provinces. Recently, the militants have launched …

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Govt retakes grabbed land in Laghman

AT-KABUL: Over 100 acres government lands usurped by the powerful individuals were reclaimed in eastern Laghman province. Land grabbing is a big challenge a serious challenge in different provinces, thousands acres have been usurped by powerful people in the past decades. The government is trying to regain the usurped lands, …

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26 Taliban fighters killed in Kunduz

AT-KABUL: Twenty-six Taliban insurgents including two commanders were killed in joint clearance operations launched by security forces in Ali Abad distract of northern Kunduz province, ministry of interior said Monday in a statement. The statement identified the commanders as Nasir and Qari Omar killed in Qazaq localities, today [Monday] morning. …

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Editorial: Facilitating returnees

After the Pakistani government announced on November 15th as final deadline for repatriation of registered and unregistered Afghan refugees, there has been manifold increase in the number of returnees. As many as 4,086 Afghans returned home from Pakistan via Torkham in the past two days. According to spokesman for the …

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