Posts tagged as: Afghanistan

Blasts Against Hazara Demonstration In Kabul Lead To 61 Dead, 207 Wounded

On Saturday, a fierce explosion ripped through crowds of minority Hazaras in Kabul who had assembled to protest over a power line. According to statements made by the Afghan public health ministry, at least 61 people were killed and 207 injured. So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the blast. However, it comes in […]

US Drone Strike In Afghanistan Leads To The Death Of Haqqani Network Commander

Reports from the Afghan media revealed that a senior leader of the notorious Haqqani network was killed in a United States drone strike in Afghanistan’s Paktika province on Thursday. According to reports, killed in the drone strike was Sirajuddin Khademi, a logistics commander of the Haqqani network and member of the Quetta Shura in the […]

Taliban Suicide Bombing In Kabul Results In 28 Dead, Hundreds Wounded

Many were left dead or wounded in Kabul on Tuesday after a serious car bomb exploded followed by a severe firefight, according to the Afghan president. The Taliban claim responsibility for the attack and it comes a week following the insurgents launching of their annual spring offensive. The attack occurred near government offices resulting in […]

Pakistan and United States Resume Defence Consultation Today

As the two allies enter a new phase of cooperation, a delegation from Pakistan took off for the United States for the 23rd meeting of the US-Pakistan Defence Consultative Group expected to be held today. The Pakistani delegation is headed by retired Lt Gen Alam Khattak and talks will be focused maintaining peace and stability […]

Pakistan rejects Afghan allegations of cross border terrorist attacks


Pakistan Foreign Office strongly rejected  allegations by Afghanistan’s National Security Council and Ministry of Foreign Affairs for involvement of Pakistan in cross border terrorist attacks. Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said in a statement in Islamabad this Thursday August 7, 2014 that Pakistan is not involved in any terrorist activities in Afghanistan and such allegation […]

US Senators push for 1000 additional special visas for Afghans

Special Immigrant Visa program for Afghans

United States will conclude its armed operation in Afghanistan by the of 2016 endangering the lives of many Afghans who served as interpreters and guides with US forces.  In a bid to provide safe havens to Afghans for helping the US forces, Special Immigrant Visa program (SIV)was introduced that allow 3000 visas each year. The […]

Pakistan Asks Kabul to Stop Attacks


Pakistan is currently in a state of war as they went against the militants who have been targeting several areas and killing innocent civilians in the past. The Pakistani armed forces gathered outside Waziristan to take hold of the situation but it is being reported that most of the terrorists have evacuated the area and […]

Militants Slip Away from Pakistani Armed Forces

pakistan army operation in north waziristan

It was recently reported from Miranshah that even though the Pakistani forces are trying their best to eradicate the tribal militants and all forces of Tehreek E Taliban, they somehow manage to slip away. There are several Haqqani tribes that are currently operating from inside Pakistan, but they are all being targeted by the Pakistani […]

Pakistani journalist imprisoned for 4 years in Afghanistan

pakistan journalist jailed in Afghanistan

Pakistani journalist, Faizullah Khan, has been sentenced to 4 years imprisonment by an Afghan court on July 14, 2014. He was arrested for traveling to Afghanistan without travel documents and contacting terrorists. The reporter will file against the conviction in the High court. Faizullah Khan, a journalist with ARY television channel, was arrested by Afghan […]

U.S. soldier released by Taliban returns to active duty

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl

One step closer to normal: just six weeks of his release after spending nearly five years in the hands of the Taliban, American Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, 28, returns to active duty, who will be by the time at a military base in Texas, confirmed Monday the Pentagon. “The Sergeant Bergdahl has completed the final phase […]

A suicide attack causes carnage in an Afghan market

afghanistan blast kills many

The explosion of a car bomb caused a massacre Tuesday in a market in Afghanistan. At least 89 civilians, including many children, have died in the suicide attack and 42 were injured. The blast occurred at a market Orgun District, Paktika Province (eastern Afghanistan). “Right now, the police are taking the wounded to hospitals,” the […]

Kerry brokers a recount in Afghan presidential election

kerry in afghanistan

U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, has announced that two Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani, have agreed to a recount under UN supervision of the vote in the second round of the presidential elections held on 14 June. Both have pledged to respect the final results. The count will begin within 24 […]


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