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Students stage protest for release of 31 passengers

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Students of different universities in Kabul staged a protest for release of 31 kidnapped passengers on Tuesday. The protestors accused the government of turning its blind eye to the issue. A group of unknown gunmen kidnapped 31 passengers of Hazara ethnicity on Kabul-Kandahar highway in Shajoi district …

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Campaign launched to garner public support for Paktia University

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Residents launched a week-long campaign on Monday to muster up public support for Paktia University. Sher Muhammad Rawan, the chancellor of the university, said that they several times urged the government to resolve the challenges that they face at the university campus, but it is yet to …

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Pakistani delegation to arrive in Kabul today: MoFA

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: A Pakistani delegation led by the Chief Minister (CM) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province will arrive Kabul today (on Tuesday), said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA). Ahmad Shekib Mustaghni, a spokesman for the MoFA, told Radio Azadi that the delegation will hold meetings with President Ashraf Ghani, …

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KBZAN distributes Relief items in Nimroz

AT-KABUL: In a series of its humanitarian and development assistance programs in Afghanistan, Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (KBZAN) foundation under supervision of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Embassy in Kabul provided relief items to the poverty-stricken residents of southwestern Nimroz province. A press statement issued by the UAE Embassy …

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No info on abducted passengers: Zabul MP

AT-KABUL: Member of the Wolesi Jirga (WJ) from Zabul province Abdul Qadir Qalatwal said that there has been no exact information about the passengers who were abducted in his province on Kabul-Kandahar highway around 50 days ago. Talking to Afghanistan Times he said that there was no credible intelligence information …

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Five more ministers-designate brief WJ over future programs

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: Five more ministers-designate on Monday briefed the Wolesi Jirga (WJ) members over their future programs. Ministerial nominee for economy Abdul Satar Murad, nominee for Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology Abdul Raziq Whedi, minister-designate for water and energy Ali Ahmad Usmani, nominee for commerce and industries Humayon …

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30 feared dead as Kapisa fighting flares up

KABUL: At least 30 militants, including civilians, are said to be killed in the ongoing clashes between security forces and militants in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Monday. Latest, gunfight erupted early morning on the Alasae main road when security forces convoy was moving …

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12 army troops missing following heavy clashes in Badakhshan

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: An official source in northeastern Badakhshan province said that eight Afghan army soldiers have been killed and several others wounded in heavy clashes between the Afghan forces and the Taliban militants. Deputy governor of the province, Gul Muhammad Bedar, said that the clashes started on Friday, when …

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Taliban engaged in psychological warfare: Seddiqi

AT-KABUL: Commenting on the release of Mullah Omar’s biography by the Taliban insurgents in such a time when the war is coming to a close and Daesh is appearing in the country, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said that it’s a part of their psychological warfare and a media gimmick. …

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