Financial Tribune: Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said by building dams on Hirmand River, the eastern neighbor Afghanistan has significantly reduced the volume of water entering Iranian territories in Sistan-Baluchestan Province. “Over the past year, Afghanistan has blocked the flow of Hirmand water into the country, such that the volume has decreased to 2-3 million cubic
Ayaz Gul VOA News April 22, 2018 ISLAMABAD — A suicide bomber struck a temporary voter registration center Sunday morning in Kabul Interior ministry spokesman, Najeeb Danish confirmed to VOA. Officials report at least six fatalities so far while other reports say the death toll is at least 15. A health ministry spokesman confirmed to reporters
Abdullah Qazi AOPNEWS | April 21, 2018 Tonight in Atlantic City, New Jersey (USA), in a welterweight showdown, Afghan Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Siyar Bahadurzada defeated Brazilian fighter Luan Chagas in round 2 via knock out. Bahadurzada threw a devastating kick to Chagas’ body, which stunned him badly, and then Bahadurzada followed up with
Tolo News: Abbas Karimi, an 18-year-old Afghan swimmer, took gold in his category in the 50m backstroke on Friday night at the World Para Swimming Series in Indianapolis in the United States on Friday. The swimmer, from Parwan province, scooped two gold medals at last year’s World Para Swimming Series in the US. Click here to
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan April 21, 2018 Dozens of suspected Taliban and Islamic State (IS) militants were killed by Afghan security forces in the past 24 hours across the country, Afghan authorities said on April 21. The Ministry of Defense said in a statement that 21 suspected Taliban militants, including a local commander, were killed
Ayaz Gul VOA News April 21, 2018 ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN — Officials in Afghanistan confirmed Saturday that Islamic State militants have forcibly shut down telecommunications services in two districts of the eastern Kunar province. Provincial Director of Communications Sayed Ahmad Madad told VOA that Manogi and Chapidari districts have been without cell phone service for two weeks.
Stars and Stripes: Businesses that boomed in Afghanistan during the height of the international mission were in construction and logistics for international troops and aid organizations. Once most of the troops left in 2012, the country’s economy, which once enjoyed double-digit growth, stopped growing, according to the Special Inspector General for the Reconstruction of Afghanistan
Tolo News: Speaking at an Afghanistan Law and Political Studies Organization gathering in Kabul on Thursday, Qanooni said: “CIA’s site office in Islamabad was coordinating with (Pakistan’s) ISI; this office recommended to the US that any alternative to the Taliban must be a Pashtun-oriented alternative and that the United Front shouldn’t be an alternative to