TimeLine Layout

June, 2021

  • 15 June

    Turkey’s Erdogan offers to guard Kabul Airport post U.S. exit

    AT Monitoring DeskKABUL: Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeks U.S. trust to hand him over guarding and running of Kabul- Hamid Karzai- Airport after the withdrawal of U.S. led NATO forces from Afghanistan.Turkey would be the “only reliable” country left to stabilize Afghanistan after the US pulls out its troops, …

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  • 15 June

    Polio campaign launched to vaccinate 9.9m children

    AT News KABUL: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Monday said that a four day anti-polio immunization drive started to vaccinate 9.9 million children in 34 provinces across the country.The campaign launched by the MoPH in cooperation with the WHO and UNICEF, which through 9.9 million under five years …

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  • 15 June

    MPs backlash security officials for surging insecurity

    AT NewsKABUL: Members of the Parliament on their Monday session expressed criticisms over surge in insecurity and violence ragging on across the country.Speaker of the lower house of the parliament, Mir Rahman Rahmani called on the security officials to include people through besiegement in protecting the country.Some member of the …

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  • 15 June

    Disagreements continue over formation of State Supreme Council

    AT News KABUL: The Afghan government is yet to reach an agreement with the political leaders over the formation of the State Supreme Council whether to declare it as decision-making board or consultative board. President Ashraf Ghani’s Political Adviser, Muhammad Mohaqiq said that there is “still disagreements” over formation of …

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  • 15 June

    Karzai saddened by death of prominent Afghan scholar Amin Waqad

    AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai is sorrowed over the death of a prominent jihadi figure, Qazi Mohammad Amin Weqad. Karzai called Waqad’s death a tragedy. Office of the Former President said in a statement that late Waqad was a top member of Nuhzat-e-Islami party who paid unstoppable efforts …

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  • 15 June

    Afghanistan records 71 COVID-19 related deaths in a single-day

    AT News KABUL: The Ministry of Public Health on Monday reported 71 COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, an unprecedented rise in the fatalities as the country faces the third wave of the virus. Another 1,804 people were tested positive during the same period of hours, according to …

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  • 15 June

    Afghan forces recapture Khanabad district

    AT News KABUL: Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Monday said that the Afghan forces recaptured Khanabad district in Northern Kunduz province and the Taliban insurgents after suffering casualty fled the area.Spokesman for MoD Ruhullah Ahmadzai confirmed recapturing of the district, saying that the Taliban militants fled the district after suffering …

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  • 15 June

    86 Taliban fighters killed in latest crackdowns

    AT NewsKABUL: At least 86 Taliban insurgents were killed and 31 others wounded in a series of military operations conducted by the Afghan security forces in different provinces in the past 24 hours, the defense ministry said Monday.Backed by the Afghan Air Forces, the Afghan security forces have conducted operations …

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  • 12 June

    Kabul twine- blasts leaves seven civilians dead

    AT News KABUL: The two back-to-back blasts targeting two public transportation vans killed seven civilians on Saturday afternoon in west of Kabul, interior ministry said. The first blast occurred in Dasht-e-Barchi are PD 13 of west of Kabul city. The second explosion took place in less than 30 minutes in …

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  • 12 June

    Editorial: World Day against Child Labor

    June 12 is marked as World Day against Child Labor. The Afghan Children have not been spared of relentless violence during the past four decades of war. Thousands of children are forced to do hazardous work. Based on official statics1.2 million Afghan children are engaged in hard work. Child Laboring …

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