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Afghan security forces arrive at the site on an attack on the state-run radio and television building in Jalalabad, eastern Afghanistan, May 17, 2017. (Photo by Reuters)
17 May 2017 11:21

Militants attack TV, radio building in Afghanistan

Islam Times - Afghan security forces have engaged three gunmen who have attacked a state radio and television building in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar Province.

 
Afghan Forces Liberate Qala-e-Zal from Taliban
17 May 2017 06:31

Afghan Forces Liberate Qala-e-Zal from Taliban

Islam Times - Afghan forces have liberated the Qala-e-Zal district of Kunduz province ten days after the Taliban terrorists seized its control.

 
Iran FM Visit to Afghanistan: Tehran Worries, Kabul Challenges
10 May 2017 08:42

Iran FM Visit to Afghanistan: Tehran Worries, Kabul Challenges

Islam Times - The Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif visited Kabul Saturday, May 7, to discuss with the Afghan officials a set of issues as Tehran raises security concerns majorly caused by recent developments in the neighboring country.

 
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (Photos by AFP)
8 May 2017 05:03

Head of Daesh in Afghanistan killed in joint strike with US: Ghani

Islam Times - Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has announced the death of the Daesh terrorist group’s leader in the country during a joint raid with the US.

 
Members of the Pakistani border security force prepare to deploy to the Afghan border at a camp on Chaman border, May 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
8 May 2017 04:51

Pakistani troops destroy 5 Afghan border posts, kill 50 soldiers: Army

Islam Times - The Pakistani army says it has destroyed up to five Afghan border checkpoints and killed 50 security personnel in retaliation to a recent alleged Afghan cross-border attack on Pakistan, which left several people dead.

 
Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 17, 2017.
6 May 2017 12:02

Daesh is a US product: Afghanistan's ex-president

Islam Times - Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai holds the US responsible for the rise of Daesh in his homeland, saying Washington is in cahoots with the notorious terrorist group it has created.

 
US Mulls Sending New Forces to Afghanistan, Amid Trump’s Policy Incertitude
6 May 2017 08:49

US Mulls Sending New Forces to Afghanistan, Amid Trump’s Policy Incertitude

Islam Times - In the last days of administration of the former President Barack Obama, the United States was in a real confusion on how it could draw up a clear and stable policy in Afghanistan.

 
The deadly bombing occurred during the morning rush hour in a busy Kabul district on May 3, 2017.
3 May 2017 08:57

Bomb blast kills 8, injures 25 in Afghan capital

Islam Times - A bomb attack, apparently targeting a NATO vehicle near the US Embassy in the Afghan capital of Kabul, has killed at least eight people and injured more than 25 others, including three American soldiers.

 
Reasons behind Taliban’s Recently-Heightened Violence in Afghanistan
1 May 2017 09:17

Reasons behind Taliban’s Recently-Heightened Violence in Afghanistan

Islam Times - The Afghanistan security conditions have been worsening day by day, and particularly recently.

 
Four Reasons Why is Afghan Military So Inefficient?
29 Apr 2017 04:16

Four Reasons Why is Afghan Military So Inefficient?

Islam Times - The security conditions in Afghanistan are worsening to an extent that now people hardly doubt that the country’s national army is inefficient.

 
What’s Behind US Defense Sec Unannounced Afghanistan Visit?
27 Apr 2017 07:56

What’s Behind US Defense Sec Unannounced Afghanistan Visit?

Islam Times - The US Secretary of Defense James Mattis made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Monday, triggering speculations on Washington's new policies in the region, just days after the US national security advisor HR McMaster travelled to Kabul.

 
This file photo shows smoke rising from an Afghan police district headquarters building after a car bomb attack, in Kabul, March 1, 2017. (By AFP)
24 Apr 2017 13:18

Bomb blast occurs near army base in Afghanistan

Islam Times - A car bomb explosion has hit an area near a military camp in Afghanistan’s Khost Province, officials say.

 
US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrives by helicopter at Resolute Support headquarters in the Afghan capital Kabul, April 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
24 Apr 2017 13:11

Mattis in Afghanistan to shape US strategy

Islam Times - US Defense Secretary James Mattis has arrived in Afghanistan on a surprise visit aimed at shaping President Donald Trump’s strategy in the conflict-ridden country, amid signs of renewed violence.

 
Relatives carry the coffin of an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier killed in a Taliban attack on an army base, in Takhar Province, April 23, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
24 Apr 2017 09:08

Afghan defense minister, army chief of staff resign after Taliban raid

Islam Times - Afghanistan’s defense minister and the country’s army chief of staff have resigned following a recent attack by the Taliban militants that took the lives of scores of Afghan army soldiers.

 
The Afghan nationals whose asylum applications have been rejected arrive from Germany in an airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, December 15, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
24 Apr 2017 09:08

Germany ‘rejects most Afghan asylum requests in 2017’

Islam Times - Germany has in the span of two months rejected the asylum requests of more than half of the Afghan refugees who had traveled 7,000 kilometers in search of a better life in the European country.

 
An Afghan soldier patrols near the site of a US bombing in the Achin district of Nangarhar province on April 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
20 Apr 2017 06:18

US bombing site in Afghanistan still cordoned off

Islam Times - Afghan security forces are still blocking access to the site in the eastern province of Nangarhar, where the US military dropped last week the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat.

 
Peace in Afghanistan
16 Apr 2017 06:08

Peace in Afghanistan

 
Karzai Slams US Dropping ‘Mother of All Bombs’ in Afghanistan
15 Apr 2017 11:54

Karzai Slams US Dropping ‘Mother of All Bombs’ in Afghanistan

Islam Times - Former President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai has condemned the decision of the US to use its largest non-nuclear bomb in his country.

 
The file photo shows US troops in Afghanistan.
6 Apr 2017 07:38

Activists urge progress in ICC’s Afghanistan probe

Islam Times - Activists have called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to speed up a probe into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan since the US-led invasion of the country in 2001.

 
Afghanistan-‘Small’Western Propaganda Lies, Huge Impact
4 Apr 2017 08:28

Afghanistan-‘Small’Western Propaganda Lies, Huge Impact

Islam Times - Ask anyone on the streets of Kabul about the revolutions that in recent years transformed huge parts of Latin America, and the chances are you’ll encounter a blank stare.