Saturday 11 July 2020 - 17:38
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Despite statements made by the US President D. Trump about the need for early withdrawal of the US military from Afghanistan, there is a clear interest of the Pentagon, the CIA and the industrial complex — including in a material sense — in maintaining a military presence in this country. What it involves is the […]

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At least 10 Taliban militants including a commander of the group were killed in clashes with the Afghan forces in Paktia province, the army confirmed. Aimal Momand, a spokesman for the Afghan military told Ariana News that the clashes broke out after a large number of the insurgents attacked outposts of the Afghan forces in […]

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani pledged on Wednesday that the government will distribute food aid packages to 90 percent households in the country. Addressing a gathering during a visit to central Kapisa province, Ghani said that the aid will be distributed initially in districts and then in cities. “It will be the first time that the […]

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An Afghan presidential guard has been found dead in a river in central Bamyan province, an official said on Wednesday. Latif Azimi, a spokesman for provincial governor, told 1TV that the body of the guard, identified as Aziz Ahmad Alimyar, was discovered by police in a river in Pay Mori area of Shibar district on […]

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A top US general said on Tuesday he was not convinced any Russian bounties resulted in the deaths of American troops in Afghanistan. The comments come after reports said that US intelligence believed that a Russian military unit paid bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill US and other coalition forces in Afghanistan. The Pentagon has […]

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At least two police were killed and 15 others wounded in a car bomb explosion in southern Kandahar province, a source confirmed. A security source on a condition of anonymity told Ariana News that an explosive-laden truck targeted the police headquarters building of Shahwalikot district of the province early Wednesday morning. The incident took place […]

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Russia and the United States have established a regular dialogue on Afghanistan, which could have bothered certain political circles in Washington, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev stated in an interview with the Argumenty i Fakty weekly, commenting on the publications about the alleged bounties on US servicemen that Moscow allegedly offered to Afghan militants. […]

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The Ministry of Public Health on Tuesday reported 194 new positive cases in the past 24 hours out of 495 tests. The ministry also reported 22 deaths due to COVID-19 over the last 24 hours while 126 others have recovered. With this, the total COVID-19 cases in the country reached 33,384, the total deaths reached […]

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been invited to appear before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss allegations over Russia-offered bounties to Taliban-backed militants to kill US troops in Afghanistan, the Hill reported. The report said that the hearing is set to take place on Thursday. It is titled “Russian Bounties on US […]

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A local police commander was killed in a suicide attack in Khewa district of eastern Nangarhar province, a local official confirmed. The incident took place at around 10:30 on Tuesday after an explosive-loaded vehicle went off at the Bazar of the district. Mir Zaman, a local police commander for Kuz Kunar district of Nangarhar, along […]