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Government to name road after Usman Kakar

AT News KABUL: The Ministry of Information and Culture intends to name a street after late Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar, leader of Pashtonkhwa Mili Awami Party. Senator Usman Kakar, who was also a prominent activist of Pasthon rights and member of Pashton Tahafuz Movement, succumbed to his severe wounds last …

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Afghan forces oust militants from Shinwari district

AT News KABUL: An important district earlier fallen to Taliban militants, was retaken by the government forces in Parwan province some one hour drive north of Kabul. The government forces supported by the air force, launched a vast operation to suppress Taliban insurgents and to retake the districts of Shinwari …

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Taliban burn crops in Paktia

AT News KABUL: Officials in the southeastern province of Paktia said that the Taliban have set crops on fire in the south-eastern province of Paktia. Provincial Press Department said in a statement that the Taliban set ablaze on harvests of a farmer in Abrahim Khel area of Gardez, the provincial …

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2 dead in Bagram gunfire

AT News KABUL: At least two people were killed and another one wounded after gunfire erupted between illegal armed groups in Bagram district of northern Parwan province. District chief Lala Shireen Roufi said the incident occurred on Tuesday evening in Nasro village of the district. This comes as earlier several …

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Prisoners to receive covid-19 jabs

 AT News KABUL: The government is planning to provide Covid-19 jabs for the prisoners and in charges of the prisons across the country including capital Kabul, an official said on Tuesday. Spokesman for the department SafiullahJalalzaisaid said that the first dose was implemented on 17,000 inmates and staff guarding the …

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Govt. limits use of choppers for non-military mission

AT News KABUL: The government limited utilizing aircrafts and choppers for non-military mission, saying that only the Afghan security forces were allowed to use these facilities in fighting against the militants. First Vice President Amurullah Saleh in a statement on Tuesday stood by the decision and called it “logical and …

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35 drug traffickers sentenced to prison

AT News KABUL: At least 35 drug runners were found guilty of drug trafficking and were sentenced to several years of jail terms in the past one week. A statement issued by the Court of Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) said that eight drug traffickers were sentenced to two and …

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Afghanistan records 1,501 new coronavirus cases, 77 deaths

AT News KABUL: The Ministry of Public Health on Tuesday recorded 1,501 new cases of coronavirus and 77 deaths across the country in the past 24 hours. The new cases were reported positive out of 4,799 suspected samples tested in different laboratories during the same period of time. The total …

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Gunmen kill two security force members in Kabul

AT News KABUL: At least two security force members were killed and one another received injuries after unknown armed men attacked their vehicle in Paghman district of Kabul city on Tuesday morning. The attack took place at around 7:55am in the Arghand-e-Paian area of Paghman district, the Kabul Police said …

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Afghan security forces thwart Taliban attacks in Bamayn, Badakhshan

AT News KABUL: The Afghan security forces have thwarted a Taliban attack on Sighan district of central Bamyan province, an official said, an official said on Monday. Provincial Police Chief Zabardast Safi said that intensive clashes erupted between the two sides for several hours that forced the Taliban to flee …

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