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Man Killed His Young Wife in Takhar

Man Killed His Young Wife in Takhar

1 Day Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) — A man in collaboration with his father killed his 23-year-old wife in Chah Ab district of Takhar province. The incident occurred yesterday evening in the Takhan Abad area of ​ Chah Ab district. Khalil Asir, a spokesman for the Takhar police, says Mohammad Sharif along with his son, Namaz, have killed his […]

Two Planes Collide in Germany

Two Planes Collide in Germany

18 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) – Two passenger planes collided at Frankfurt, Germany. The collision happened today morning when an Air Namibia plane collided with a Korean Air jet after landing at Frankfurt airport. Officials at Frankfurt Airport said both aircraft were damaged in the incident, adding that no one was injured. The reasons for the crash remain […]

Kabul Bombing Leaves 5 People Wounded

Kabul Bombing Leaves 5 People Wounded

18 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) says the blast was not a suicide attack but a bombing incident that killed five people, including a civilian. The explosion occurred near the National Army Training Center in Pulcharkhi, Kabul, at 7:30 am today morning. Interior Ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi said moments after the incident that the suicide bomber […]

“Changiz” Detained in Kabul

“Changiz” Detained in Kabul

17 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) – National Security Forces arrested a four-man network of kidnappers and armed robbers led by Changis in Kabul. The group has been arrested today Sunday, November 17, from Kabul city, said NDS in a newsletter. Hamed, known to (Ghangiz and Haji,) son of Amir Shah, Matiullah known as (Qari) son of Rahmatullah, Sediqullah […]

Security Forces Clears Villages in Maiwand District, Kandahar

Security Forces Clears Villages in Maiwand District, Kandahar

17 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) – In a targeted operation, security and defense forces cleared a number of villages in Maiwand district of Kandahar province. The operation was launched in parts of Maiwand district for several days, and today Sunday, November 17, a number of villages were cleared of armed opposition Interior Ministry said in a newsletter that […]

28 Afghans Killed in Iran Traffic Accident

28 Afghans Killed in Iran Traffic Accident

14 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) – 28 Afghan citizens who were being smuggled into Iran were killed in a traffic accident in country`s Sistan and Baluchistan province. The incident took place today, Thursday, November 14, on the Saravan-Khash highway of Zahedan, the capital of Sistan and Baluchistan province. The head of the emergency department of the Zahedan University […]

Bolivian President resigns

Bolivian President resigns

11 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) – Bolivian President Evo Morales has announced resignation amid election protests. Bolivian President Evo Morales, who won the last election, stepped down from the power today Monday, November 11. Morales’s resignation comes amid widespread protests in Bolivian cities. The Bolivian media has reported that his deputy also resigned after Morales’s resignation. Although the […]

Protests Continue in Lebanon

Protests Continue in Lebanon

10 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) – Although Lebanon’s PM has stepped down from his post, the people of Lebanon gather again for a crowd protest. However, Saad al-Hariri resigned as prime minister nearly ten days ago, but thousands still continue to protest. The Lebanese people have been protesting in various cities, especially the capital Beirut, and have been […]

US Spent Nearly $9 Billion to Fight Afghan Illicit Drugs, Says SIGAR

US Spent Nearly $9 Billion to Fight Afghan Illicit Drugs, Says SIGAR

10 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) – The United States has spent nearly $9 billion for its unsuccessful counternarcotic (CN) efforts in Afghanistan since FY 2002. According to the number and huge expense, Afghanistan still tops the world drug producing countries, MEP reports. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) claims that the US has spent $8.94 billion […]

15 ISIS Fighters Killed in Clashes With Tajikistan Security Forces

15 ISIS Fighters Killed in Clashes With Tajikistan Security Forces

06 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) – 15 members of ISIS group and two Tajik security forces were killed after clashes broke out between ISIS fighters and Tajikistan security forces on county’s border with Uzbekistan The clashes took place today, Wednesday, November 6, after Islamic State fighters attacked Tajik outposts on Tajikestan shared border with Uzbekistan. The Tajik Ministry […]

Kabul University Professor Shot Dead in Baghlan

Kabul University Professor Shot Dead in Baghlan

06 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) – Armed Taliban shot dead a Kabul University professor along the Baghlan-Kunduz highway, Baghlan local officials said. The spokesman for Baghlan police Ahmad Jawid Besharat, told MEP that the body of Professor Aziz Ahmad Panjshiri was found today, Wednesday, November 6, from Hemmat Khil village outskirts. The Kabul University professor was shot dead […]

Kapisa Mine Blast Left 13 People Dead, Wounded

Kapisa Mine Blast Left 13 People Dead, Wounded

06 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) – A mine blast killed and wounded 12 people, including 10 civilians in Alasai district of Kapisa province. The incident took place on Tuesday when the security forces convoys were patrolling in the Alasai district, MEP reports. One ANA soldier was killed and 12 others, including two security forces, were wounded in the […]

Case of Sexual Harassment in ARG to Be Send to Court

Case of Sexual Harassment in ARG to Be Send to Court

05 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

The Afghan Human Rights Commission says allegations of sexual harassment of women in government offices, especially in the Presidential Palace (ARG), have been documented and are being sent to court. The Afghan Human Rights Commission announced today Tuesday, November 05, that a special secretariat has been set up to investigate the allegations. Shabnam Salehi, head […]

Indian Cinema Star’s Statement on ‘Ahmed Shah Abdali’

Indian Cinema Star’s Statement on ‘Ahmed Shah Abdali’

05 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) – Before the trailer of “Panipat” drama, the Indian cinema star has wrote, “Ahmad Shah Abdali – Death strikes where his shadow falls.” Sanjay Dutt will be seen playing the role of Ahmad Shah Abdali in the “Panipat” film. Panipat will be showed in Indian cinemas on December 6th and the trailer of […]

Afghan National Taekwondo Team Leaves for China

Afghan National Taekwondo Team Leaves for China

04 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (SPORT/MEP) – The Afghan National Taekwondo Team headed to Ji’an city of China to participate in the China freestyle Taekwondo matches. China freestyle Taekwondo competitions will held from November 7th to 9th. Taekwondo players from all over the world attends the game. The Afghan national team has six taekwondo players in the competitions. Mohsen […]

Pakistan Closes Its Consular Offices in Afghanistan

Pakistan Closes Its Consular Offices in Afghanistan

04 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

The Pakistan Embassy in Kabul has announced that its consular section in Afghanistan will be closed. The Pakistan embassy in Kabul has said in a news release that its consular section across Afghanistan will be closed from today Monday, November 04, until further notice. The Pakistan embassy in Kabul has declared that the action is […]

ANP Foils IED Attack in Helmand

ANP Foils IED Attack in Helmand

03 Nov 2019 Middle East Press Middle East Press

KABUL (MEP) – Helmand province police has foiled and neutralized a bomb in Nahri Sarg districts. The bomb which was remotely controlled, was thwarted by police forces yesterday evening. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a newsletter that the mine had been embedded by Taliban in Nahri Saraj district bazar. The bomb was set […]