24 June 2018

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Saturday June 23, 2018

Maidan Shahr City (BNA) While heavy clashes ongoing between attackers and Afghan security forces, military officials reported from dispatching reinforcement troops in Maidan/Wardak province.
Dozens attacker launched attack on Afghan security forces’ checkpoints in Jalriz district, Maidan/Wardak province, heavy conflicts ongoing between the attackers and Afghan security forces now.
Abdul Rahman Mangal spokesman of Maidan/Wardak governor told BNA correspondent, until now five attackers were killed and numerous of them were wounded.
Mangal while confirmed martyrdom of a military force said; the attackers are escaping the area, particularly, when reinforcement troops reached in the area and started military operation.
M.A.Ansari
 

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Jalalabad (BNA) 200 Daesh fighters were killed in recent air strikes in Nangarhar province.
The fighters were shelling by security forces conflict and air strikes in various parts of Nangarhar province during the recent two month.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman for Nangarhar governor told BNA, the fighters were residents of Pakistan.
No harm and losses sustained to civilians in the raids.
Another report says, the security forces of Nangarhar province have failed planning of Taliban for ordaining of a series of blasts.
Security officials discovered and neutralized eight mines from crowded areas of Nangarhar province and prevented from a bloody events.
Likewise, the security officials discovered two weapon caches.
The caches were kept in hideouts of insurgents in Rodat and Achen Districts.
Several heavy and light weapons were seized from the caches.
According to local officials, Daesh used from the caches for terrorist activities.
T. Yarzada
 

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Saudi’s king has said that Islamic world is seeking a better political future for Afghanistan.
BNA reporter reporting the issue writes, Malik Suleiman has asked the two sides of conflict in Afghanistan to renew the ceasefire in the country.
He welcoming the three day ceasefire between Afghan government and Taliban during Eid days expressed hope the truce to be renewed in order all sides of the conflict work together to find a fair way for the solution of the conflict and ensuring peace and stability in the country.
His Majesty the king prayed the All – Mighty God to help Afghan people to access the best way of solution for the problem of their country and their unity for ensuring peace and stability in the country.
He added Afghan people have sustained heavy casualties and destructions, seeing the situation the Islamic world is ready to open a new chapter for national reconciliation and brotherhood in the country.
The statements have been expressed in a time; Saudi Arabia will host a session of religious scholars across Islamic world within a month to discuss ongoing war in Afghanistan.
Taliban chanting Islamic slogans have conducted the war and consider the conflict as Jihad against foreign forces while main victims of this so called Jihad are Afghan innocent people.
the religious scholars  in Judah, Saudi Arabia session will assess the current Afghan conflict in light of Islamic teachings and principles.
Earlier the authorities of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan have asked Saudi Arabia monarch to assist Afghan people in restoration of peace in the country, unfortunately the cooperation was not tangible. However, the recent statements of the Saudi king and the readiness of his country for hosting the session of the religious scholars of Islamic world indicates that Saudi is ready for settling the current Afghan crisis.
Abdul Khalil Minwai
BNA Director General
 

Saturday, 23 June 2018 05:49

Nine Daesh Associates Killed In Nangarhar

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Jalalabad (BNA) Nine members of Daesh have been killed in an air strike in Nangarhar, Achin, Haska Mina and Khogyani districts. 
A spokesperson to Nangarhar governor Ataullah Khogyani told BNA that a number of fighters of Daesh were busy in terrorist activities in the respective districts targeted by Afghans air forces.
According to another report, Afghan security forces discovered four IEDs planted on sides of road in the province yesterday. 
Meanwhile, Afghan security forces have also discovered a cache of ammunitions and arms in Nangarhar’s Achin district.
Yarzada
 

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Kabul (BNA) As a result of joint security forces operations across the country, 17 armed oppositions were killed and 19 others have been injured.
According to national defense ministry press office to BNA, the operations were conducted to annihilate armed insurgents in various parts of the country, in which 10 armed oppositions were killed and three others have been injured.
The operations were launched in Nangarhar, Kunar, Ghazni, Logar, Kandahar, Farah, Badghis, Balkh, Faryab, Baghlan and Helmand provinces.
T. Yarzada
 

Saturday, 23 June 2018 05:46

Alleged Suicide Bombers Arrested In Kabul

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Two terrorists equipped with suicide vests have been arrested in Kabul, BNA reported the other day.
The country’s NDS personnel have arrested two suicide attackers named Nematullah and Mohammad Shafiq inside a restaurant in Kota-e-Sangi area of district 5th of the capital Kabul, said the agency.  Police have also seized two suicide vests from them in the area, according to the agency.  The police have launched investigation into the case, the agency said.
 

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Kabul (BNA)  At a meeting held at the Gul Khana Palace, a number of the country’s elders and representatives of political parties discussed issues related to peace and security and called the Islamic World’s support to the Afghan peace process and national and political consensus very important, according to a statement from the Presidential Press Office.
They described the president’s temporary cease-fire initiative and its extension as bravely and hoed the lessons learned from the cease-fire could help restore lasting peace in the country, according to the statement.  Meanwhile, the president thanked the elders and political leaders for their support to his cease-fire with the Taliban and asked them to provide specific plan and share with him in this field, said the statement adding consultation would continue with the people of different strata, particularly the political parties.
 

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, leading a high-ranking delegation, has returned home after two days Conference of Water as “Sustainable Development” held in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, his office said. 
During his stay to that country, the CE spoke on behalf of Afghanistan at the Water International Conference and met with Imam Ali Rahman, the president of Tajikistan and some other high-ranking Tajik officials, said the statement.  The CE also met with Qurban Ali Birdiov, the Turkmen President and Mamnon Hussien the president of Pakistan, said the statement.
During his stay to Tajikistan, the CE signed an agreement on telecommunication, MoU on mines and a joint statement between the Afghan and Tajik authorities, said the statement.
Both sides also talked on expansion of mutual relations, strengthening economic, security, social, cultural, trade, transit and joint war on terrorism, said the statement.
At the end of his tour to Tajikistan, the CE also laid floral wreath at the King Ismael Samani’s minaret and visited Raghon Power Dam, the statement added.
During his visit to Tajikistan, the CE was convoyed by Minister of interior, Wais Barmak, Minister of Tele-Communication, Shahzad Gul Aryoubi, Deputy Political Minister of Foreign, Hekmat Khalil Karzai, Deputy to Water and Power Ministry, Mohmmad Gul Khulmi and other high-ranking officials.
 

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The National Security Council (NSC), with President Mohammad Sharaf Ghani on the chair has held meeting at The Gul Khana Palace, discussing some security issues, The Presidential Press Office said in a statement the other day.
The meeting, at the outset, assessed security in Farah, Ghazni, Faryab, Badakhshan, Baghlan, Kunduz, Badghis and Sar-e-Pul provinces, where the president instructed the local officials to tighten security and take practical plan for rebuffing the enemy’s threats, said the statement.
The NSC, also urged the security officials for having defense preparation during the ceasefire times, according to the statement adding those security troops and personnel played key role in the arrest of two suicide bombers in the Kabul City, have been appreciated.
 

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and US Vice-President Mike Pence discussed the security situation including Eid-al-Fitr ceasefire, The Office of the President said in a statement referring to its official website, the other day.
Mike Pence spoke with President Ghani over the telephone and renewed his country’s support to an Afghan led peace process and the upcoming elections and laid emphasize on joint war on terror, according to the presidential press office.
The president also thanked him of his country’s continued support to peace process and said the people of Afghanistan have found that peace was the only option and they had to have important decisions for reaching the process.
Pence also said the US would support the Afghan government peace resolution, according to the statement.
 

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