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Mortar fire leaves 3 children dead in Kunduz

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Three children were killed when a mortar hit a house in northern Kunduz province during Eid days, official said on Tuesday. Khanabad district chief, Hayatullah Amiri, said, the incident took place in first night of the Eid, in which three children of a family were killed when …

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Two Taliban centers seized in Faryab

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Afghans security forces during a military operation captured two important centers of the Taliban insurgents in Almar district in northern Faryab province, official said on Tuesday. “Two Taliban facilities were held in Turbat and Badghis areas in the district during the operation,” Mohammad Saleh Saleh, Almar district …

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Taliban join peace process after losing authority: Mohaqiq

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The second deputy of Chief Executive Officer said the Taliban has joined the peace process after emergence of the Islamic State in the country as major opponent of the militant group. Though, Mohammad Mohaqiq welcomed the recent round of formal peace talks between the Afghan government and …

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HPC member killed in Kabul

AT-KABUL: Unidentified gunmen killed a senior provincial member of the High Peace Council (HPC) in Paghman district of Kabul province. Spokesman to the Maidan Wardak governor, Attuallah Khogyani, on Tuesday identified the HPC member as Maulwi Saleh Muhammad Hottak. He told media that the HPC member was resident of Maidan …

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Logar airstrike perpetrators be tried: MPs

KABUL: Some senators on Tuesday strongly condemned Monday’s airstrike by American forces on an Afghan National Army (ANA) outpost in central Logar province, calling it intentional and demanded the perpetrators’ prosecution. Local officials said eight ANA troops were killed and another half a dozen were wounded in the early morning …

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Floods leave many homeless in Kunar, Nangarhar

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Torrential rains wreaked havoc in eastern parts of the country as flash floods destroy scores of homes and crops standing on hundreds of acres of agricultural land in Kunar and Nangarhar provinces. Provincial director of the Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) in Kunar told a local …

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Afghan peace process: EU calls on regional countries for support

AT-KABUL: Council of the European Union (EU) on Monday urged Afghanistan’s neighbors and other regional countries to support the Afghan-led peace process. Welcoming the recent efforts of the Afghan leadership to bring back stability and peace to the country, the council in its meeting which held in Brussels, emphasized on …

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