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How baby powder is funding ISIS in Afghanistan
Tue, 22 May 2018 19:31:41 +0200
KABUL – Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan are making hundreds of thousands of dollars a year from illegal mining of talc, much of which ends up in the United States and Europe, advocacy group Global Witness reported on Tuesday. About 500,000...
© New York Post
Car Bomb Explodes in Afghanistan, Killing 16, as Team Tries to Defuse It
Tue, 22 May 2018 16:59:09 +0200
Intelligence agents tracked a Taliban car bomb to an auto repair garage in Kandahar, but they failed in their attempt to disarm it.
© The New York Times
Electricity equipment exports to Iraq, Afghanistan hit $120m in a year
Mon, 21 May 2018 22:58:00 +0200
TEHRAN-Iran's exports of electricity equipment to Iraq and Afghanistan showed 30 percent rise during the past Iranian calendar year of 1396 (which ended on March 20) and stood at over $120 million, IRIB reported on Monday.
© Tehran Times
Iranian diplomat laments insecurity in Afghanistan
Sun, 20 May 2018 17:42:56 +0200
TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to Kabul on Saturday expressed regret over rising insecurity in neighboring Afghanistan, saying insecurity in the country is contrary to Iran’s interests.
© Tehran Times
At least 11 killed in triple blasts at Afghanistan cricket stadium
Sat, 19 May 2018 12:32:00 +0200
At least eleven people were killed when three back-to-back explosions struck a cricket stadium in eastern Afghanistan, a local official said.
© Cape Times
Rare Attack on Cricket Match in Afghanistan Kills at Least 8
Sat, 19 May 2018 09:47:25 +0200
Cricket has been one of the few rallying points for people on both sides of Afghanistan’s war. The Taliban denied involvement in the attack in Jalalabad.
© The New York Times
8 killed in blasts at cricket match in Afghanistan
Sat, 19 May 2018 07:04:48 +0200
KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan official says at least eight people have been killed after multiple explosions hit a cricket match in eastern Nangarhar province. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar, says around 45...
© New York Post
60 killed in Afghanistan flash floods
Wed, 16 May 2018 18:52:27 +0200
At least 60 people have been killed in flash floods across 13 provinces in Afghanistan in the past seven days, the National Disaster Management Authority said on Wednesday. Five people were injured, the agency said in a statement. It did not specify the...
© The Punch
Iran urges Afghanistan to resume talks on Hamoun wetlands
Sat, 12 May 2018 18:35:45 +0200
TEHRAN — Iran and Afghanistan should resume negotiations on the water rights of Hamoun wetlands, YJC quoted Masoud Tajrishi, deputy chief of the Department of Environment, as saying on Friday.
© Tehran Times

Most read news about Afghanistan:

Obama to leave 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan
Wed, 28 May 2014 07:34:52 +0200
WASHINGTON - President Obama revealed his long-awaited plan for Afghanistan on Tuesday, announcing that a residual force of 9,800 U.S. troops will remain there for one year following the end of combat operations in December. That number will be cut in...
© The Philadelphia Inquirer
Obama to leave 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan
Wed, 28 May 2014 07:34:52 +0200
WASHINGTON - President Obama revealed his long-awaited plan for Afghanistan on Tuesday, announcing that a residual force of 9,800 U.S. troops will remain there for one year following the end of combat operations in December. That number will be cut in...
© The Philadelphia Inquirer
Pakistan ready to provide assistance to Afghanistan: Sharif
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 04:55:38 +0100
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said his country stands with Afghanistan in its hour of need and will be happy to provide any further assistance to help the affected people.Sharif made these remarks on Monday while meeting with Ambassador of...
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Pak using terrorists as violent proxies: Afghanistan
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 07:19:15 +0100
Hitting out at Pakistan for using terrorists as "violent proxies", Afghanistan has blamed Islamabads "unnecessary anxiety" over its ties with India for a sharp spike in civilian and military casualties that made 2015 the bloodiest year since 2001."External...
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Isis poaches recruits from al-Qaeda in Afghanistan
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 02:02:23 +0200
Jihadists from the Islamic State are trying to build a global coalition beyond the Middle East and have begun a...
© The Times
Isis poaches recruits from al-Qaeda in Afghanistan
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 02:02:23 +0200
Jihadists from the Islamic State are trying to build a global coalition beyond the Middle East and have begun a...
© The Times
Anxious Moments for an Afghanistan on the Brink
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:52:06 +0200
The aftermath of the presidential runoff included as tumultuous a six-day stretch for Afghanistan as any since the American invasion in 2001.
© The New York Times
Anxious Moments for an Afghanistan on the Brink
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:52:06 +0200
The aftermath of the presidential runoff included as tumultuous a six-day stretch for Afghanistan as any since the American invasion in 2001.
© The New York Times
Taliban Ramp Up Fatal Attacks in Afghanistan
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:58:20 +0100
Suicide attackers and gunmen unleashed a wave of violence in the capital and beyond on Saturday, weeks before a planned withdrawal from Afghanistan by international forces.
© The New York Times
Obama Makes Surprise Visit to U.S. Troops in Afghanistan
Sun, 25 May 2014 19:10:54 +0200
President Obama’s visit was his first since 2012, when he signed an agreement to bring an end to the war.
© The New York Times
Obama Makes Surprise Visit to U.S. Troops in Afghanistan
Sun, 25 May 2014 19:10:54 +0200
President Obama’s visit was his first since 2012, when he signed an agreement to bring an end to the war.
© The New York Times
Pak resorting to proxies against India, Afghanistan
Tue, 02 May 2017 01:37:11 +0200
Afghanistans relationship with India is "unacceptable" to Pakistan, which is using proxies like the Haqqani network and Taliban against its neighbours, eminent experts have told US lawmakers. During a Congressional hearing, Seth Jones, Director of International...
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Medic’s death in Afghanistan not in vain, mother of fallen soldier says
Sun, 04 May 2014 23:24:27 +0200
Pte. Andrew Miller died in Afghanistan on June 26, 2010, at the age of 21. His mother, Wendy Miller, still cries every day, and the pain of her son’s loss gets worse with each passing year.
© The Star
International soldier dies after reported stabbing in Afghanistan
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:07:00 +0200
An international soldier in Afghanistan died of wounds suffered in an attack Wednesday, the U.S.-led military coalition said, hours after witnesses said a foreign national was stabbed in the neck in a Kabul marketplace.
© LA Times
International soldier dies after reported stabbing in Afghanistan
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:07:00 +0200
An international soldier in Afghanistan died of wounds suffered in an attack Wednesday, the U.S.-led military coalition said, hours after witnesses said a foreign national was stabbed in the neck in a Kabul marketplace.
© LA Times
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