Khaama Press: The Afghanistan national football team has qualified to the next level of the 2019 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) qualifier by securing a victory in their last match against Singapore. The Afghan team defeated Singapore 2-1 in their second appearance in a qualifier match for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The match against Singapore was vital for
Press TV March 29, 2016 A US Air Force F-16 fighter jet has crashed at the Bagram Air Base outside Kabul, Afghanistan, says the Pentagon. According to Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook, the incident took place on Tuesday while the plane was taking off. He added that the pilot was able to eject before the
Tolo News: A spokesman for the High Peace Council on Tuesday said funding for 2,400 HPC projects has been embezzled and that key members of the council are being paid by foreign embassies. While appearing on a TOLO news current affairs show, Tawde Khabare, Mawlavi Shahzada Shahid, spokesman for the HPC, let slip that prominent members
Antiwar.com: Pentagon officials promised an investigation into an incident today in which a US soldier in a watchtower opened fire on an Afghan boy, shooting and killing him outside the Bagram airfield in Parwan Province. Click here for more (external link).
Antiwar.com: Following every Islamist terror attack on a Western soft target, like the recent one in Brussels, we hear the same refrain from certain corners: “Why won’t Muslims stand up to Islamic extremism?” The rhetorical question is meant to imply its own answer: that Islam is unavoidably a religion of violence which impels its adherents to
Counter Punch: Bombs explode in a subway. The victims are everyday people who happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. What follows is outrage: track down the perpetuators. The people who set off the bombs are monsters and inhuman fanatics, thunder the authorities. But the year is not 2016, it is 1883…
Khaama Press: Four people have lost their lives and 15 others sustained injuries in a bomb blast in the 11th police district of Kabul city. The target of the blast was reportedly a former senator who was passing through the area in his vehicle. Click here to read more (external link). Related Security News Nine militants killed,
1TV: Zahir Aghbar led a violent march in capital Kabul on Monday after investigators found him illegitimate president of the National Olympic Committee of Afghanistan. Ajmal, the deputy police chief for PD 16, said the protestors also used force against law enforcement agents and beat some policemen. Click here to read more (external link).
Press TV March 29, 2016 The Central Intelligence Agency took naked photographs of its detainees before sending them to be tortured by its partners in other countries, a report says. The report, published on Monday by the Guardian, said the CIA took such photos to distance itself or remain insulated from the legal or political
VOA News Ayaz Gul March 28, 2016 ISLAMABAD—Afghanistan’s security chief is directly blaming neighboring Pakistan’s military intelligence agency for being behind the Taliban’s expanded insurgent activities in his country. Briefing lawmakers Monday in the lower house of the national parliament, Massoud Andarabi, the acting head of the National Directorate of Security, warned that the Islamist