Tolo News: Zahra Rezaee, member of Muay Thai National Team, says she will represent Afghanistan at an international event next month. Zahra Rezaee, 18, who joined the National Muay Thai Team four years ago says she found the sport as a perfect martial art to follow her big dreams. Click here to read more (external link).
VOA News / September 30, 2017 Ayaz Gul ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN — Dozens of Afghan forces are said to have been killed in repeated insurgent attacks over the past week in western Farah province, which borders Iran. Politicians and residents in the province have told local media that Taliban insurgents also have captured several security outposts in
Press TV September 29, 2017 An assailant has detonated an explosive device outside a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least six people. General Salim Almas, the criminal investigative director of Kabul city, said on Friday that the assailant, who was posing as a shepherd, detonated the explosives some 140 meters from the mosque while
Press TV / September 28, 2017 A missile “malfunction” during a US airstrike on the Afghan capital Kabul has resulted in several civilian casualties, NATO says. The strike was reportedly launched in response to rocket attacks that had targeted Kabul’s airport and surrounding areas several hours after US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and NATO Secretary General
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 28, 2017 At least 12 members of the Afghan security forces were killed when a suicide attacker driving an explosives-packed Humvee blew himself up in the southern province of Kandahar, police said on September 28. The deadly attack on the government and police headquarters in Maroof district was claimed by
VOA News / September 27, 2017 Anjana Pasricha NEW DELHI — A four-day Afghanistan trade-and-investment show, sponsored by the United States and aimed at providing new opportunities for businesses in the war-torn country, got underway Wednesday in New Delhi, but the mammoth challenge of that task was underlined even before the conference began. Afghanistan’s Chief Executive
AFP: Afghanistan’s only female provincial governor has been replaced by a man, an official said on Wednesday (Sept 27), in a blow to women politicians in the patriarchal country. Masooma Muradi had faced strong resistance from religious conservatives and political opponents since her appointment in 2015 as governor of Daikundi, a remote province in central Afghanistan.
Hollywood Reporter: Afghanistan has selected Roya Sadat’s drama A Letter to the President as its candidate for the best foreign-language film race at the Oscars. Roya Sadat’s drama of a female official intervening to save a woman from tribal punishment reflects harsh realities. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 27, 2017 U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg have pledged continued support for Afghanistan during a surprise visit to Kabul. The two vowed at a September 27 joint conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to do everything so the country “doesn’t again become a safe
Press TV / September 26, 2017 Twin bomb attacks and a gun fight have claimed the lives of at least six policemen in Afghanistan. In the first attack, two police officers died in a roadside bombing in the western province of Herat on Tuesday. Jelani Farhad, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said three other