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Taliban: Transformation from Stabilizing to Destabilizing Force
14 Mar 2017 04:14

Taliban: Transformation from Stabilizing to Destabilizing Force

Islam Times - The world’s perception of Taliban movement is mixed with a picture of armed men and a brutal sociopolitical institution that grows in its head a comprehensive military campaign. But this image from Taliban is only partly true about the militant group.

 
Militants raid hospital in Kabul’s diplomatic district
8 Mar 2017 11:27

Militants raid hospital in Kabul’s diplomatic district

Islam Times - Suspected militants have attacked the diplomatic district in the Afghan capital of Kabul, entering the country’s largest military hospital near the US Embassy there.

 
Afghanistan’s Water Scarcity: Unfolding Challenge
5 Mar 2017 10:45

Afghanistan’s Water Scarcity: Unfolding Challenge

Islam Times - Afghanistan is not a water-stressed nation but the fresh water accessibility rates in this country are not satisfactory, even in the capital Kabul.

 
Taliban kills 24 Afghan Policemen in Helmand
1 Mar 2017 09:43

Taliban kills 24 Afghan Policemen in Helmand

Islam Times - Taliban terrorists have reportedly killed at least 24 Policemen in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand in two separate attacks.

 
Why China Seeks Military Presence in Afghanistan?
1 Mar 2017 09:41

Why China Seeks Military Presence in Afghanistan?

Islam Times - Afghanistan developments are of resounding significance for China as Afghanistan shares borders with the autonomous Chinese province of Xinjiang, the most sensitive province for the Beijing leaders. China has reportedly increased more than ever its activity inside Afghanistan as some foreign ...

 
ISIS Kills 11 Afghans in Mosque Ambush
1 Mar 2017 03:46

ISIS Kills 11 Afghans in Mosque Ambush

Islam Times - ISIS terrorists killed almost a dozen people in a mosque ambush in northern Afghanistan, a local official says.

 
This picture taken on January 10, 2017 shows Afghan policemen standing guard at the site of an explosion near the governor
16 Feb 2017 07:24

UAE ambassador to Afghanistan dies of injuries in bomb attack

Islam Times - The United Arab Emirates says its ambassador to Afghanistan has died of injuries he sustained in a last-month bomb attack in Afghanistan's southern city of Kandahar.

 
Child Victims of Afghanistan Violence Increase Drastically: UN
7 Feb 2017 10:11

Child Victims of Afghanistan Violence Increase Drastically: UN

Islam Times - The United Nations says violence in Afghanistan is killing more children compared to the last year.

 
Daesh militants, who were arrested by Afghan security personal, are seen at the Afghan police headquarters in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, May 9, 2016.
5 Feb 2017 12:25

Russia voices concern over Daesh growth in Afghanistan

Islam Times - Russia has expressed concerns about growing militancy in Afghanistan, warning that the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group is expanding its foothold in the conflict-ridden Asian country.

 
Afghan Warlord, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar
4 Feb 2017 11:09

UN Drops Sanctions against Afghan Warlord

Islam Times - The United Nations has dropped a series of sanctions against one of the most nutritious warlords in Afghanistan on Friday.

 
US troops in Afghanistan
24 Jan 2017 08:49

Taliban to Trump: Pull out troops or face 'shameful defeat'

Islam Times - Taliban militants in Afghanistan have called on the new US president, Donald Trump, to withdraw American forces from the "quagmire" of the war-torn country or face “shameful defeat".

 
Afghan security forces and volunteers move the bodies of victims from the scene of a bombing attack in Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province, on January 10, 2017.
21 Jan 2017 12:36

Afghanistan desperately reliant on intl. aid, conference told

Islam Times - A Swedish diplomat says persisting crisis in Afghanistan has left the country increasingly reliant on international humanitarian aid that can only provide short-term relief without resolving key problems.

 
Afghan man clears debris at the site of a bombing that targeted a gathering of the local tribal elders in the Chaparhar district of Nangarhar Province on October 31, 2016.
14 Jan 2017 10:37

Daesh militants attack Nangarhar district, torch 60 houses

Islam Times - Militants of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group have raided a district in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar, setting fire to some 60 houses there.

 
31 Killed, 80 Injured after Twin Blasts Hit Kabul
11 Jan 2017 09:36

31 Killed, 80 Injured after Twin Blasts Hit Kabul

Islam Times - At least 31 people were killed and dozens injured after two suicide bombings targeted a van Tuesday carrying administrative staffers of the Afghan parliament in the capital of Kabul.

 
US withdrawal, the only hope for peace in Afghanistan
8 Jan 2017 05:15

US withdrawal, the only hope for peace in Afghanistan

Islam Times - The best case scenario for peace in Afghanistan is US withdrawal of forces from the country and multilateral negotiations between main stakeholders to establish a national unity government, according to Professor Dennis Etler, an American political analyst who has a decades-long interest ...

 
Another parliament member attacked in Afghan capital
28 Dec 2016 11:55

Another parliament member attacked in Afghan capital

Islam Times - An Afghan lawmaker has been wounded in a bomb attack in a crowded area of Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul.

 
Over 1 Million Afghan Refugees Returned Home in 2016
20 Dec 2016 05:39

Over 1 Million Afghan Refugees Returned Home in 2016

Islam Times - Authorities in Afghanistan say more than one million Afghan refugees have returned home this year.

 
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, left, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pose for a group picture at the 6th Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar, India, December 4, 2016.
5 Dec 2016 05:32

Ghani accuses Pakistan of launching 'undeclared war' on Afghanistan

Islam Times - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has accused Pakistan of waging an "undeclared war" on the violence-wracked country.

 
Gen. Michael Flynn, seen through a teleprompter screen and with an image of soldiers projected behind him, speaks on the first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio
26 Nov 2016 12:03

Trump's National Security Adviser Facilitated the Murder of Civilians in Afghanistan

Islam Times - After retired Lt. Gen. Michael J. Flynn spoke at the Republican National Convention, The Washington Post captured the prevailing media view of Flynn in the headline: “He was one of the most respected intel officers of his generation. Now he’s leading ‘Lock her up’ chants.”

 
Why Was the Afghan Foreign Minister Impeached?
19 Nov 2016 08:48

Why Was the Afghan Foreign Minister Impeached?

Islam Times - As Afghanistan’s parliament in the past few days has been busy impeaching a number of the government ministers, the government has stated that the impeachment and dismissal of the cabinet ministers by the members of the parliament were unjustified moves.