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24 April 2017 15:39

  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 presidential palace announced in a post on its Twitter account that President Ashraf Ghani had on Monday accepted the resignations of the defense minister and the army chief of...

24 April 2017 15:34

  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. Mattis arrived in the capital city of Kabul on Monday and was expected to meet with Afghan officials as well as American military troops stationed there. The Pentagon chief’s arrival coincided with the...

24 April 2017 15:20

  A car bomb explosion has hit an area near a military camp in Afghanistan’s Khost Province, officials say. A spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of the Interior said the car bomb was detonated near the Campaign military camp in Khost on Monday, Khaama Press reported. There were no immediate reports of casualties. The blast came on the same day that two of Afghanistan’s highest-ranking...

23 April 2017 12:57

  Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has declared a national day of mourning over the killing of scores of soldiers in a Taliban attack. Ghani ordered that flags at a military base in Mazar-i-Sharif be flown at half mast on Sunday in memory of the troops who died there in a Taliban attack on Friday. The Afghan president arrived in Mazar-i-Sharif on Saturday to...

22 April 2017 10:31

  The death toll from a massive attack by Taliban militants on a military compound in the northern Afghanistan has reached 140. The attack, seen as the deadliest ever on an Afghan army base, took place in the vicinity of the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan National Army forces in Mazar-e-Sharif city, the provincial capital of Balkh, on Friday. Scores of people were...

21 April 2017 17:00

  Eight Afghan soldiers have been killed and nearly a dozen others injured in an attack by gunmen on a military compound in the northern province of Balkh. Daulat Waziri, spokesman for Afghanistan's Ministry of Defense, said gunmen clad in army uniforms stormed the compound on Friday. Khaama Press earlier reported that a gun battle between security forces and unknown gunmen preceded an...

17 April 2017 17:18

  Afghan people have staged a demonstration in the capital, Kabul, to protest the recent move by the United States to drop its largest bomb, known as the mother of all bombs, in the country. On Thursday evening, Washington dropped its biggest non-nuclear bomb, the so-called GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), on suspected Daesh targets in the Achin district of Afghanistan’s...

15 April 2017 13:59

  Afghanistan says the death toll from an attack, which saw the US military dropping the ‘mother of all bombs’ on eastern Nangarhar Province, has jumped to 94, with the figure expected to rise due to the devastating strength of the bomb. Spokesman for the provincial governor, Ataullah Khogyani, stated on Saturday that the number of suspected Daesh terrorists killed in the...

14 April 2017 16:47

  The Pentagon has released video showing the largest non-nuclear bomb in the US arsenal being dropped on a target in eastern Afghanistan. On Thursday, a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), also known as the "mother of all bombs," was dropped on a tunnel complex allegedly used by Daesh (ISIL) militants in Nangarhar province by an MC-130 aircraft, operated by...

14 April 2017 16:39

  Afghanistan’s former President Hamid Karzai has blasted the US for dropping its largest non-nuclear bomb in the Asian country, saying Washington is using his country as a “testing ground” for its new weapons. “I vehemently and in strongest words condemn the dropping of the latest weapon, the largest non-nuclear #bomb, on Afghanistan by US military,” Karzai wrote on Twitter on Thursday, referring...

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