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British ambassador calls on Rabbani

AT-Kabul: British Ambassador to Kabul, Karen Pierce, called on the Afghan foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani and discussed different issues of mutual interest. Rabbani in the meeting with Ms Karen Pierce thanked Britain for the continued support to Afghanistan, and briefed the ambassador on Thursday’s visit of high-level Afghan delegation to …

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Kabul PC members meet Masoud, discuss public issues

AT-KABUL: Members of the Kabul Provincial Council (PC) called on the special envoy of the president on reforms and good governance, Ahmad Zia Masoud, and discussed pressing public issues. In the meeting held the other day, the Kabul PC members underlined increasing unemployment rate, poverty, kidnappings, killings, and weak economy …

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Independence Day preparations in full swing

AT-KABUL: With the Independence Day round the corner, the nationalist fervor is gripping the atmosphere and preparations for celebrating the national festival are picking up in the private and state institutions. Preparations for the 96th Independence Day in Afghanistan has begun in the different places of the country. Major cities …

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NDS foils terror bid in Kabul

AT-KABUL: Operatives of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) foiled a terror bid in Kabul by busting a group of militants in Logar province. The NDS in a statement issued here on Saturday said that the militants were members of Haqqani network. The group of nine insurgents wanted to carry …

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91 militants killed in Nangarhar offensives

AT-KABUL: At least 90 Taliban militants have been killed in a military offensive launched by Afghan security forces in eastern Nangarhar province, said an official source on Saturday. Hazrat Hussian Mashriqiwal, a spokesman for Nangarhar police, said that the military operations were conducted in Hesarak, Sherzad and Khogyani districts of …

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TTP supports Afghan ulema’s fatwa against Pakistan

AT-KABUL:  The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has put weight behind Afghan ulema’s recent fatwa of jihad (holy war) against Pakistan. Terming the terror attacks in Afghanistan against Islam and condemning Islamabad for supporting terrorism and harboring Afghan militants, members of the Afghanistan’s Ulema Council on Thursday issued a jihad fatwa against …

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