LASHKARGAH (SW): Helmand province has been witnessing a surge in violence for quite some time now which has also affected the moral of female members of the Afghan National Police (ANP).
FARAH CITY (SW): Members of provincial council in Farah claim the Taliban are equipped with advanced Russian arms.
LASHKARGAH (SW): A number of aid and development organizations in Helmand province have suspended operations due to raging violence.
KUNDUZ CITY (SW): Provincial security authorities in Kunduz province have said there are some madrasas (religious schools) in the province that brainwash children for terrorist attacks.
LASHKARGAH (SW): In a cleansing operation, at least 25 Taliban rebels including 4 Pakistani militants have been killed in Helmand province.
JALALABAD (SW): Authorities in Nangarhar province have said the pro-Daesh militants have abducted several teachers from a madrasa (religious school) in Haska Maina district.
JALALABAD (SW): Pro-Daesh rebels have torched the houses of a number of residents in Nangarhar’s Kot district besides abducting many civilians.
KABUL (SW): Afsana; a young mother and her 6 years old son Koshan were among those who lost their lives in twin-suicide attacks in Kabul on Tuesday.
KABUL (SW): The NATO-led Resolute Support Mission (RSM) in Afghanistan has confirmed 33 civilians were killed and 27 wounded in a joint operation by the U.S. and Afghan forces last year in Kunduz.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Mohammad Hanif Atmar, the National Security Advisor has said the Taliban militants have used sophisticated explosives in attack in Kandahar that were never used in the country before.
KUNDUZ CITY (SW): The Taliban insurgents in Kunduz province have warned the resident to pay electricity bills to them instead of paying to the power utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS).
HERAT CITY (SW): Administration at the Herat University (HU) has decided to ban entry of female students who do not wear the headscarf ‘hijab’.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has confirmed the loss of its five diplomats in a terrorist attack inside the Governor’s guest house in Kandahar a day earlier.
KABUL (SW): Multiple casualties are feared as twin-suicide attacks rocked Kabul on Tuesday.
LASHKARGAH (SW): A Taliban suicide bomber has killed at least seven people and left seven wounded in Lashkargah, capital of Helmand province.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): The Uzbekistani militants in Jawzjan province are forcing young boys to serve as suicide bombers for them.
KABUL (SW): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has stressed upon measures to curb corruption at the Ministry of Defense (MoD), cut down soldiers’ fatalities and better equip them.
WASHINGTON D.C (SW): Some 300 Marines will be deployed in the spring to troubled Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan to support the NATO-led mission to train Afghan security forces in their continuing fight with the Taliban.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): At least 13 mine workers in Baghlan province have been killed by unknown armed men, local officials have said.
CHAGCHARAN (SW): The Taliban militants and other warlords continue to obtain handsome income from the local mining industry in Ghor province, local officials have claimed.
KABUL (SW): A joint study by the government and the Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) declared on Tuesday there is no minor serving in the Afghan National Security and Defense Forces (ANSDF).
The Wolesi Jirga (lower house) members on Monday expressed fear for their lives amid surge in attacks against the lawmakers.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): Hundreds of residents of Burk district in Baghlan province have been displaced due to a conflict between a local commander and the district police chief.
GHAZNI CITY (SW): The Taliban have lashed 6 people in public for alleged crimes of theft and rape in Ghazni province.
PUL-E-KHUMRI (SW): The provincial government in Baghlan province has opposed the proposed move to shift two military bases from central Baghlan.
TARINKOT (SW): The main highway linking Kandahar with the restive Uruzgan province remains closed despite an extensive clean-up operation against the militants in Tarinkot.
QALA-E-NAU (SW): The Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) on Thursday managed to recapture the historic Morechaq Castle in Badghes province from the Taliban militants.
KABUL (SW): A member of the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) from Bamyan province got injured in a roadside bomb blast that claimed the life of his bodyguard in Kabul on Wednesday.
SHEBERGHAN (SW): Pro-Daesh militants have been blamed for killing three civilians, wounding five children and abducting two young boys in Jawzjan province’s Darzab district.
LASHKARGAH (SW): Traffic on Kandahar-Helmand highway remains suspended as fighting rages on between the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and the Taliban.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): Seven thieves have robbed 130 passengers in a motel during the early hours on Monday in Baghlan province.
CHAGCHARAN (SW): Internal feud between two armed men in Ghor province has led to the abduction of at least eight students.
LASHKARGAH (SW): Hundreds of locals in Helmand province have united to wage armed resistance against the Taliban militants in their areas.
Leaders of this local up-rising movement urged the government to back them in their quest against the armed rebels.
KUNDUZ CITY (SW): At least four members of a local anti-Taliban armed movement in Kunduz have been killed by one of their comrade who later joined the Taliban.
CHAGCHARAN (SW): Ragging violence and other social constrains have resulted in significant rise in recruitment of child soldiers among the ranks of the Taliban and other armed gangs, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) has cautioned.
KUNDUZ CITY (SW): In a show of defiance, armed militants associated with the Taliban have held a self-styled military parade in Kunduz province, locals said on Thursday.
KABUL (SW): Police have confirmed at least eight people dead following a long and deadly assault on the resident of a Wolesi Jirga (lower house) member in Kabul.
MAIDAN CITY (SW): A local armed commander has kidnapped 11 civilians from a local community in Maidan Wardak province after the Taliban abducted 9 members of a football team.
KABUL (SW): Authorities at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) have said that at least 1858 traffic incidents have occurred on the highways across the country in the past nine months.
KUNDUZ CITY (SW): A local officials in Kunduz province claimed that the Taliban have smuggled U.S. military apparatus captured from the Afghan forces to Russia via Tajikistan.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) noted on Sunday that an unprecedented cache of narcotics with market value of half a million dollars has been confiscated.
KUNDUZ CITY (SW): At least four employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) including a foreigner have been abducted in Kudnuz.
HERAT CITY (SW): A bus carrying passengers from Herat has collided with an oil tanker in Farah leaving at least 14 people dead and more than 40 injured.
PUL-I-ALAM (SW): The Taliban militants have torched a middle school for girls in the Logar province, officials said on Saturday.
KANDAHAR CITY (SW): Five women employees at the Kandahar International Airport were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Kandahar City in the wee hours on Saturday.
NEW YORK (SW): The Human Rights Watch has expressed concerns for the safety of the witnesses who testified against former warlord Commander Sarwar Zardad Faryadi in his 2005 conviction for torture and hostage taking.
KUNDUZ CITY (SW): Residents of Kunduz city have said that the Taliban have planted landmines in a number of streets in a bid to avoid night raids by the Afghan Special Forces (ASF).
PUL-I-KHMRI (SW): A number of hard line religious clerics in Baghlan province have warned the locals against attending funeral prayers of the fallen members of the Afghan National Security and Defense Force (ANSDF).
KABUL (SW): Head of the Transporters’ Union has been taken into custody by the law enforcement agency for unknown reasons.
LASHKARGAH (SW): Locals in Helmand province have charged a district police chief for extorting money and fuel from the residents in Greshk district.