KABUL (SW): James Mattis, U.S. secretary of defense, at a press conference in Pentagon announced the deployment 3 thousand more troops to Afghanistan on Monday.
KABUL (SW): Up to 23 Afghan migrants have been shot dead by Iranian police in Sheraz city on Monday.
FIROZKOH (SW): The Taliban prevented the burial of people’s uprising fighters in Ghor province.
MAIMANA (SW): It has been more than 1 month since hundreds of security forces are besieged by the Taliban in Ghormach district of Faryab province.
QALA-I-NAW (SW): The Taliban insurgents have killed 6 Afghan National Civil Order Police (ANCOP) members and taken 5 more with themselves in Badghis province.
TALUQAN (SW): Large cache of small and medium-size weapons have been stolen from the Afghan National Police (ANP)’s depot in Takhan province.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): A well-placed security source told Salam Watandar on condition of anonymity that four Romanian soldiers got wounded in a suicide car-bombing in Kandahar city.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): The Daesh group have turned 30 schools into military outposts in Darz Aab district of Jawzjan province.
FIROZKOH (SW): 5 Daesh propagandists arrested in Ghor province, officials reported.
JALALABAD (SW): A religious cleric Mawlawi Ghulam Farooq has been shot dead by unknown assailants in Nangarhar’s Behsud district.
JALALABAD CITY (SW): Unknown armed assailants riding a motorcycle have shot a woman dead in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province.
KABUL (SW): 16 years ago, on this very day (9/11), the World Trade Towers collapsed as a result of 2 air-crafts targeting the twin towers, which eventually led the United States to attack Afghanistan and Iraq, and a new chapter for the Middle East was opened.
CHARIKAR (SW): A suicide bomber targeted foreign forces’ convoy in Parwan province late afternoon on Monday.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): The Taliban and pro-Daesh rebels have freed the 32 abducted civilians in Jawzjan’s Qosh Tapa district following successful negotiations with the local elders.
PARUN (SW): Taliban insurgents have stormed Bargmatal district in the early hours of Monday. The clashes between Taliban and the security forces are still on going in the district.
FIROZKOH (SW): The Daesh group swore allegiance to the Taliban in Ghor province on Sunday morning.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): Daesh rebels have put a ban on women wearing colorful dresses and are not allowed to come out of their houses in Darz Aab district of Jawjan province.
MAHMOOD RAQI (SW): Local authorities in Kapisa province reported that the provincial chief of Ulema Council (religious council) was gunned down by unknown armed assailants on Saturday morning.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): The Daesh and the Taliban insurgents have taken more than 30 civilians in Jawzjan province.
FARAH CITY- PUL-I-ALAM (SW): The Taliban killed 4 police officers in an ambush in Farah province, on Friday.
KABUL (SW): The Diplomat magazine has reported that the Afghan Air Force (AAF) is slated to receive 150 new MD530 F Cayuse Warrior light attack helicopters by 2022 bringing the total number of MD530 Fs operated by the Afghan Defense and National Security Forces (ANSDF) to almost 180.
KABUL (SW): American media has reported that the U.S. Department of Defense is using B-52 air-crafts to suppress terrorists in Afghanistan.
KABUL (SW): The latest report by Civil Protection Advocacy Group (CPAG) indicates that in the ongoing war in Afghanistan 254 civilians were killed and 366 wounded in the month of August alone, a significant number of which consists of women and children.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): The pro-Daesh militants in Jawzjan province have linked re-opening of schools in Darzab district with a share for them from the teachers’ salaries.
KABUL (SW): At least two people have died and two others got injured in a U.S. airstrike in Qarabagh district of Kabul province.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): Authorities in Jawzjan province said 120 Uzbekistani Daesh rebels provide militancy training and use of weapons to children in Qosh Tapa and Darz Aab districts of the province.
MAIMANA (SW): A newly-wed woman has been shot dead allegedly by her husband in Faryab’s provincial capital Maimana city, officials have confirmed.
WASHINGTON DC-KABUL (SW): United States’ Department of Defense announced that the actual number of American troops deployed in Afghanistan is 11 thousand. This comes as previously the figure was announced around 8,400 troops.
PUL-I-ALAM (SW): A number of Logar residents said 28 people have died from a U.S.-led air strike in the Dashtibari area of the provincial capital on Wednesday.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): A number of suspects and criminals in Baghlan join armed groups to escape the law, claimed a number of provincial council members.
JALALABAD (SW): Two security guards of the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) member Zaher Qadeer died in a suicide attack aimed at his residence in Jalalabad on Wednesday.
HERAT CIRTY (SW): At least 15 civilians have died in a U.S. air strike in Herat’s Shen Dand district, local officials said on Tuesday.
KABUL (SW): At least five people have been confirmed dead and eight more wounded following a suicide attack close to the New Kabul Bank (NKB) in the capital’s Macroryan neighborhood early on Tuesday.
LASHKARGAH (SW): A suicide car bombing aimed at a convoy of the security forces killed 15 people last night in restive Helmand province.
HERAT CITY (SW): A well-placed source has informed Salam Watandar that an Iranian drone has hovered over Afghanistan airspace in Herat province for at least three hours.
KABUL (SW): Some residents of Kabul’s Qala-e-Najara neighborhood criticized the security forces for failing to swiftly handle Friday’s terrorist attack on the Imam Zamin mosque.
SAR-I-PUL/ PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): The Taliban shot dead Parry, a 25-year-old woman, in Sancharak district of Sar-i-Pul province on Friday night.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): Local officials in Jawzajan province said that 4 Uzbekistani pro-Daesh militants were killed by their own mine in Chaqma Chiqor area of Qosh Tapa district on Saturday morning.
MAIMANA (SW): Up to six security check posts and three villages in Faryab province have been surrendered by the local uprising militia to the Taliban, officials said on Saturday.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): As a result of the blast in a mine making factory, 7 Pakistanis, 2 Arabs and 1 Afghan were killed in Kandahar province on Friday.
KABUL (SW): A number of attackers targeted a mosque in police district (PD) 11 of Kabul, on Friday afternoon.
KABUL (SW): The U.S. Embassy Special Chargé d'Affaires Ambassador Hugo Llorens has said Washington would maintain pressure on the Taliban to join peace process in Afghanistan in line with the new strategy announced by President Donald Trump a day earlier.
KABUL (SW): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, talking about the new U.S strategy for Afghanistan in Arg (President Palace) on Wednesday said the new strategy's position against the Taliban and their supporters is clear and the Taliban should get the idea of winning and making the government collapse out their heads.
GHAZNI CITY (SW): The Taliban militants have shot dead five civilians in Deh Yak district of Ghazni province, officials informed on Wednesday.
LASHKARGAH (SW): The police headquarters in Helmand province came under attack Wednesday morning.
KABUL (SW): Several explosion were heard in Kot-i-Sangi area of Kabul late on Tuesday evening.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani visited Kandahar on Tuesday to assess the security situation.
KABUL (SW): The new U.S. war strategy for Afghanistan announced by the President Donald Trump has been hailed by the Afghan government while the Taliban have vowed to continue fighting till the exit of all foreign troops from Afghanistan.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): Local authorities in Jawzjan province have told Salam Watandar the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) have retaken control of the Kham-e-Aad district.
MAIMANA (SW): The security forces have abandoned 4 outposts in Ghormach district of Faryab province, a source in Faryab province, who wished to remain anonymous, told Salam Watandar.