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Suicide car bomb attack foiled in Nangarhar province

53 Min The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces have thwarted a plot by the anti-government armed militants to carry out a suicide attack using a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device. The provincial government in Nangarhar said in a statement that a vehicle packed with explosives was discovered before the militants manage to use it for an attack. Read the full article...

President Ghani inaugurates archives in ARG Presidential Palace

18 Hour The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Thursday inaugurated the archives in ARG Presidential Palace, during a ceremony attended by a number of senior government officials. Speaking after the inauguration of the archives in ARG Palace, President Ghani said the delegation appointed to assess the national and Afghan film archives presented their findings, stating that necessary facilities Read the full article...

Protesters close several government offices in Jawzjan province

20 Hour The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The supporters of Junbish Milli party have closed several government offices during the 17th day of their protests which are being staged in support of a top commander of the party Nizamuddin Qaisari who was arrested by the security forces in Faryab province. The protesters are claiming that they have closed nearly 50 government offices Read the full article...

Afghan U-15s off to Uzbekistan for Central Asian football tournament

21 Hour The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Afghanistan Under-15s National Football Team left for Uzbekistan on Thursday to participate in the Central Asian Under-15s football tournament. The Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) in a statement said the Afghan U-15s left for Uzbekistan to participate in the second round of U-15s football tournament in Central Asia. The statement further added that the Afghan Read the full article...

24 militants killed, wounded in Kunduz operations

23 Hour The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

At least twenty four militants were killed or wounded during the operations in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the Afghan military said Thursday. The 20th Pamir Division of the Afghan Military in a statement said the operations were conducted with the help of airstrikes and artillery strikes in Imam Sahib and Dasht Archi districts. The Read the full article...

ISIS militants abduct de-miners in Kunar province

1 Day The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

Militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) have abducted the workers of a de-mining company in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan. A spokesman for the provincial government Ghani Mosamim confirmed that twelve workers of a de-mining company were abducted from Pich Dara district. Mosamim further added that the de-miners were Read the full article...

IEC responds to remarks and demands of political figure regarding elections

1 Day The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) responded to the remarks and demands of the key political figures regarding the upcoming parliamentary and district councils elections. IEC spokesman Syed Hafizullah Hashemi clarified the stance of the stance of the commission regarding the recent allegations of Hezb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. He criticized Hekmatyar for his remarks Read the full article...

Badar-16 operations kick off against Taliban in Farah province

1 Day The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

The Afghan armed forces have launched the Badar-16 operations to suppress the anti-government armed militants in western Farah province of Afghanistan. The 207th Zafar Corps of the Afghan Military in the west said the operations are currently beign conducted in Posht Rod district. A statement by Zafar Corps stated that the Afghan Air Force carried Read the full article...

New security commanders appointed for Hamid Karzai airport, Zabul, and Paktia

18 Jul 2018 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

New security commanders have been appointed for Border Police Forces in Hamid Karzai International Airport as well as the security commandments of Paktia and Zabul provinces. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) informed regarding the new appointments in a statement released on Wednesday. According to the statement released by MoI, Brigadier General Raz Mohammad Mandozai son Read the full article...

Ghani introduces Dr. Humayoun Qayoumi as acting finance minister

18 Jul 2018 The Khaama Press News Agency The Khaama Press News Agency

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani introduced Dr. Humayoun Qayoumi as the acting minister of finance during a ceremony late on Tuesday evening. Speaking during the introduction ceremony of acting finance minister, President Ghani said Dr. Qayoumi has the required expertise for the establishment of the system and will bring broad changes in the ministry of finance Read the full article...