Rocket hits on a nuclear power plant in Ukraine

AT Kabul: Ukraine’s nuclear agency says Russian rockets have damaged part of a giant Russian-controlled nuclear power plant, but there has been no radiation leak. Russia seized the Zaporizhzhia plant in March but kept its Ukrainian employees. Russia controls the plant and surrounding areas, close to Ukrainian-held territory. Following the …

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Karzai meet Afghan women’s right activists

AT Kabul: Hamid Karzai, the former president of Afghanistan, met with a number of women’s rights activists. In this meeting, the participants demanded the opening of girls’ schools as soon as possible and the return of women to their work and duties, they considered the country’s progress to be dependent …

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ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Kabul blast

AT Kabul: The ISIS terrorist group claimed responsibility for the deadly explosion on Saturday in Kabul’s Pol-e-Sokhta neighborhood. According to the initial report, at least 13 people were killed and 22 others were injured in the explosion in Kabul’s Pole Shokhta area on Saturday evening. Khaled Zadran, the spokesman of …

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Ban on girls’ schools was ordered by Pakistan; says former president

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai in an interview with German Magazine, Spiegel, has said that the Taliban’s policy to bar Afghan girls from attending school was made on Pakistan’s orders rather than in accordance with Islamic law. According to Hamid Karzai, Pakistan ordered the ban on girls’ schools. He …

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Israel hits Gaza with air attacks as tensions escalate

AT Kabul: Israel attacked the besieged Gaza Strip with warplanes on Friday, killing at least 10 people including a commander of the Islamic Jihad group and a young girl. Taysir al-Jabari, a commander of the al-Quds Brigades, the military arm of the Islamic Jihad, died in an air raid on …

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Karzai condemned the IS attack on Ashura gathering in Kabul

AT Kabul: Hamid Karzai, the former president of Afghanistan, condemned the terrorist attack on Ashura mourners in the 6th district of Kabul, which resulted in the martyrdom and injuries of many Afghans. He considered the country’s salvation from the conspiracy of foreigners to be in unity of Afghans and emphasized …

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8 civilians killed, 18 injured in Kabul bomb blast

AT Kabul: The spokesman of the Kabul Police Command, Khalid Zadran, said a blast occurred in the Sarkariz area of Kabul’s PD6. He said that a bomb attached to a handcart has exploded, killing eight people and 18 others were injured. The Islamic State (IS) militant group has claimed responsibility …

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Teaching the Taliban the wrong lessons

At a recent Track-2 meeting for Afghan and regional delegates, a senior Taliban official was more than confident that the militant group was well on its way to global acceptance. The “Emirate” had “almost completed” the official recognition process from the international community, the official said, citing the number of …

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Hanafi: U.S. Drone Strike Violation of Doha Agreement

AT Kabul: Abdul Salam Hanafi, the second Deputy Prime Minister of the Islamic Emirate, said the United States drone strike in Kabul violates both national sovereignty and the Doha Agreement, according to sources. “These issues are still unclear to us, the only thing we know for sure is that a …

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