Military operations against IS in eastern Afghanistan to intensify

Map. History of Afghanistan conflict

19 June 2018
General John Nicholson meets Afghanistan's Minister of Defence Bahrami at NATO DefMin
"We'll see how this works out," US DefSec Mattis says about the Afghan government's ceasefire with the Taliban. He says actual number of attacks is down in Afghanistan, but acknowledges it can be difficult to see progress with so much violence
Addressing a press conference in Brussels, US Defense Secretary James Mattis says the Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan is committed to implementing the US strategy on South Asia
We encourage the Afghan government to continue the path of reform, maintain its fight against corruption and to uphold the human rights - @jensstoltenberg
1 week ago
At least seven people were killed and two others were wounded after a group of armed men attacked a mosque in the vicinity of Shindand district
We aim to strengthen the Afghan security forces and create conditions for a peaceful solution: an Afghan-led and owned peace process is essential. NATO will continue to do all we can to support that process - @jensstoltenberg
NATO Allies and partners aren't just maintaining their contributions to @ResoluteSupport. They are increasing them – @jenstoltenberg
1 week ago
[email protected] SecGen: The government of Afghanistan has taken steps toward reconciliation. It's up to the Taliban to see if they really want peace in Afghanistan.
NATO will decide on extending of funding to the Afghan forces in July, Stoltenberg says
NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg says he is confident that they will agree to extend funding for Afghanistan's Security Forces to 2024
1 week ago
[email protected] SecGen: An Afghan-led, Afghan-owned peace process is the way forward. The international community should support that. All countries in the region should play a constructive role in Afghanistan.
1 week ago
[email protected] SecGen: NATO Allies and partners are increasing their support for @ResoluteSupport mission in Afghanistan, a sign of our long-term commitment.
ISKP claims suicide attack that occured in Jalalabad city today
Afghan CEO Abdullah seeks UK support in global market exploration for Afghan products1 week ago
Afghan CEO Abdullah seeks UK support in global market exploration for Afghan products
Sources say the target of the explosion was Mawlawi Yunush Shamkhail, a religious scholar, who sustained injuries in the incident and his two bodyguards were killed
Blast reported in Mehtarlam City, the center of Laghman province this afternoon. Casualties feared
1 week ago
Military operations against IS in eastern Afghanistan to intensify
Four people were killed and five others injured in militants attack on Lawmaker Farydon Momand’s home in eastern Nangarhar province on Friday
1 week ago
Fifteen Taliban, including six Pakistanis, were killed in security forces operation in the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province
1 week ago
11 Daesh rebels and four policemen have been killed and three others injured during a clash in the Darz Ab district of northern Jawzjan province
1 week ago
AlKhandaq: 4 CPs overrun last night by Taliban inside Shilgar district bazaar Ghazni, several gunmen killed/wounded, weapons/equipment seized, CPs demolished.
Ghani's announcement of truce a concrete step: EU
Describing President Ashraf Ghani’s announcement of ceasefire with the Taliban as “courageous” the White House on Thursday said that the terrorist outfit needs to acknowledge that it cannot achieve its objectives on the battlefield
1 week ago
On the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, a two-day exhibition of women's handcrafts opened in Kabul where dozens of Afghan women are showcasing their work including dresses, shoes and jewelry.
Nangarhar Police Chief Ghulam Sanaee Stanikzai says the attack on an MP's residence in Jalalabad City ends. Three people including 2 civilians, 1 policeman were killed, 4 others wounded in the attack, he says.
We'll also meet with our @ResoluteSupport partners: we are stepping up our support for Afghanistan – with both forces and funding – @jensstoltenberg
1 week ago
Afghanistan still waiting for the Taliban response to Ghani's unprecedented declaration of a week-long ceasefire
1 week ago
A mosque imam was among five people killed and another 88 injured in separate incidents during the past 24 hours in western Herat province
Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says Nato welcomes the ceasefire announcement by President Ghani.
1 week ago
U.S. Forces Afghanistan will honor Afghan government's ceasefire with Taliban through end of Ramadan: statement; al-Qaeda and ISIS-K will continue to be targeted
United States will "honor the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan ceasefire with the Taliban" per @USFOR_A
1 week ago
U.S. troops in Afghanistan confirm they will honor ceasefire govt announced with Taliban for end of Ramadan. "The ceasefire does not include U.S. counter terrorism efforts against IS-K, Al-Qaeda, and other regional and international terrorist groups." announcement says.
1 week ago
US Forces-Afghanistan confirmed Thursday they will honor the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan ceasefire with the Taliban
1 week ago
US drones target ISIS hideouts in Kunar province
Unidentified gunmen shot dead 3 people in the heart of Jalalabad city Nangarhar province
1 week ago
Remote-controlled bomb hits army vehicle in Kabul's Char Asiab district, one injured: police
1 week ago
Afghan army vows relentless fight against foreign militants after ceasefire announcement with Taliban
1 week ago
30,000 Afghan police officers fighting a bloody war against the Taliban have been denied their salaries for months,as the US-led coalition funding the force holds back their pay out of fear that much of it is going into the hands of corrupt leaders
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