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13 people detained before smuggling dollars to Iran

AT-KABUL: 13 people were arrested in western Herat province as they were trying to smuggle dollars to Iran, provincial official said Friday, informing of a comprehensive crackdowns against money smugglers. We have taken serious efforts to halt foreign currency smuggling to Iran, said Provincial Governor Spokesman, Ghulam Jilani Farhad, adding, …

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Editorial: BSA proved unproductive

Afghan politicians, leaders of a number of political movements and influential figures have gathered under one umbrella, discussing current political and security situation of Afghanistan and also talked about Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) that was signed with US during first working day of National Unity Government. The security pact allowed …

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Calls for revision of BSA on raise as activists urged its revocation

AT-KABUL: Afghanistan Citizenship Movement (ACM) on Thursday while criticizing the negligence of the International Community regarding external interference in Afghan affairs and attacks from outside the country against Afghan people, said that the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States did not improve the country’s security but instead deteriorated …

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Parliament wants crucial security pact scrapped

AT-KABUL: Members of parliament ask for a revision over the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States, arguing the pact did nothing for security improvement. The Ghani-administration signed the controversial security pact with the United States on its second work day on September 30, 2014, a document that former …

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ANDSF kills 146 insurgents in raids

AT-KABUL: At least146 militants have been killed and117 have been wounded in military crackdown conducted by national security forces over the past day, according to military authorities. In a press release issued here, Ministry of Defense, (MoD) said that Afghan National Army (ANA) in collaboration with Afghan National Police (ANP) …

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OIC support Ghani’s peace plan to reconcile with Taliban

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has reassured Afghanistan that it would support President Ghani’s peace plans to negotiate and reconcile with the militant Taliban movement, ZamanNews reported. Yusuf Bin Ahmed Al Uthaymeen vowed support to the efforts of President Ghani of calling upon …

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Truck loaded with explosives seized in Paktika

AT-KABUL: National Directorate of Security – NDS – on Wednesday said its operatives had discovered and confiscated a truck loaded with ammonium nitrate in Paktika, which they believed would have been used for terrorist activities. NDS special detachment operatives succeeded to discover and seize a Hino model truck full of …

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