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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.

 
How Will Trump Lead the Game in Afghanistan’s Chaotic Conditions?
15 Nov 2016 08:39

How Will Trump Lead the Game in Afghanistan’s Chaotic Conditions?

Islam Times - Electing the Republican Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States has pushed many countries, and particularly Afghanistan, into pondering the ways of dealing with the new chief of the White House.

 
Blast rocks US base in Afghanistan
12 Nov 2016 05:39

Blast rocks US base in Afghanistan's Bagram

Islam Times - An explosion at the largest US airbase in Afghanistan’s Bagram has caused a number of casualties, officials say.

 
Another U.S. Massacre in Afghanistan
9 Nov 2016 08:00

Another U.S. Massacre in Afghanistan

Islam Times - The latest massacre of many innocent people by U.S. forces in Afghanistan provides another demonstration as to why it is imperative that the American people stop deferring to the authority of the national security state and demand the immediate withdrawal of all U.S. forces from Afghanistan....

 
The Commander of Resolute Support forces and United States forces in Afghanistan, US Army General John Nicholson
7 Nov 2016 06:18

UN censures loss of civilian lives during US operations in Afghanistan

Islam Times - The United Nations has launched an investigation into a recent incident in which over 30 civilians were killed in a US airstrike in northern Afghanistan.

 
Is Pakistan Losing Sway Over Taliban?
6 Nov 2016 08:55

Is Pakistan Losing Sway Over Taliban?

Islam Times - The Pakistani officials have recently warned the leaders of Taliban that the militant group must inform Islamabad of its contacts with Afghanistan for peace process or its members and their families will be expelled out of the Pakistani territories.

 
US-Led Coalition Airstrike Kills over 30 Civilians in Kunduz
5 Nov 2016 11:53

US-Led Coalition Airstrike Kills over 30 Civilians in Kunduz

Islam Times - US-led coalition airstrike has killed at least 30 Afghan civilians, including women and children, in the country’s northern province of Kunduz on Thursday.

 
5,523 Afghan security personnel lost their lives in first 8 months of 2016: SIGAR
31 Oct 2016 08:58

5,523 Afghan security personnel lost their lives in first 8 months of 2016: SIGAR

Islam Times - At least 5,523 members of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) lost their lives in the first 8 months of the year 2016, the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has said in a report.