TimeLine Layout

May, 2021

  • 26 May

    Daily COVID-19: 623 cases, 14 deaths in one day

     AT News KABUL: Afghanistan has recorded 623 new cases of coronavirus and 14 deaths across the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Public Health said Wednesday. The total tally since the outbreak of the epidemic has reached 68,366 cases nationwide. The new cases reported out of 3,188 …

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  • 26 May

    Editorial: COVID-19 running wild

    After months of relative safety with the pandemic well under control, Afghanistan has been experiencing an increase in the wild spread of domestic COVID-19 cases. The concerning point is that there is a new surge in daily cases and deaths, shackling the nation who is already scrambling with a fragile …

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  • 26 May

    Rebuilding of Herat’s damaged highway cost 100 million Afs

    AT News KABUL: Officials in the western province of Herat said that the reconstruction of the highways damaged by the Taliban attacks cost 100 million AFs. Provincial Public Works Director, Abdul Majeed Samim said that many of these damaged areas located alongside the highways of Herat-Islam Qala, Herat-Kandahar and Herat-Torghandi. …

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  • 26 May

    Displaced people in Laghman need urgent assistance

    AT News KABUL: The recent conflicts between Taliban fighters and government forces in the eastern province of Laghman have forced hundreds of people to flee their houses and villages. The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission says that the displaced people need urgent assistance from foreign sources. Mohammad Reza Jaafari, an …

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  • 26 May

    Lawmakers blame Afghan warring parties for ‘sabotaging peace’

    AT News KABUL: The lawmakers on Wednesday session accused the Afghan warring parties of sabotaging the peace process with making “extra excuses” to attend the peace negotiations. They said that the government officials sought to remain in power and work for their personal interest, “not peace”. They said that the …

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  • 26 May

    Taliban’s terror center busted in Logar

    AT News KABUL: The Afghan security forces have busted a big Taliban’s terrorist base in eastern Logar province on Tuesday night, defense officials informed on Wednesday. The Afghan Commando Forces carried out a preemptive crackdown in Kharwar district of the province on Tuesday night, in which destroyed a large Taliban’s …

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  • 26 May

    Pakistan likely to host conference on Afghan peace

    AT News KABUL: The Pakistani government is likely to host a conference on the Afghan peace process, sources privy to the issue said. This comes as the Afghan government has repeatedly called on Pakistan to offer honest steps regarding the Afghan peace process. The sources, talking on condition of anonymity …

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  • 26 May

    Pakistan military officer killed in Helmand clashes

    AT News KABUL: A Pakistani military member was killed in an airstrike conducted by the Afghan Air Force in the southern province of Helmand, the 215 Maiwand Military corps said on Wednesday. The Maiwand corps said in a statement that the Afghan security forces conducted airstrikes on the Taliban and Al-Qaeda hideouts in Popalzai …

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  • 26 May

    Conflicts going on in 104 Afghan districts

    AT News KABUL: Armed conflicts are going on now between government forces and Taliban fighters in 104 out of 387 districts of the country, according to security officials. Ahmad Zia Seraj, director of the National Directorate of Security (NDS), told the senators that Taliban’s attacks have increased sever per cent …

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  • 26 May

    Taliban oppose US bases in Afghanistan’s neighboring states

    AT News KABUL: The Taliban militants have expressed opposition of establishing of US military bases in the neighboring countries of Afghanistan. There are reports that the United States and Pakistan have agreed on American military bases in Pakistani soil after the US announced to pull soldiers out of Afghanistan on …

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