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Sunday, May 26, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The Special Forces of police successfully foiled the attack of terrorists on the UN IOM offices in Friday.
Addressing the press conference Seddiq Seddiqi spokesperson of interior ministry said that the special forces of police, successfully foiled the attack of terrorists on the office of IOM without any losses, this indicates the ability of the Afghan police forces.
He added that the terrorist attack on the IOM offices was designed by the Taliban insurgents, Haqani network and other terrorist groups and it was a part of the planned plot of the enemies to disrupt peace and stability in Afghanistan but fortunately failed by the security forces.
He asked the world community especially the strategic allies of Afghanistan to pressure the countries supporting terrorism in the region , in order  to prevent further sacrifices of the people of Afghanistan and to end terrorist attacks.  According to spokesperson, the suicide attackers on the IOM offices that took place on Friday, three people including a police were martyred and 17 others including an Italian woman were wounded.
Meanwhile three suicide terrorists were killed by the police forces and one of them exploded himself that ended in wounding of some civilians and damaged the nearby billings which caused financial loses to the people.
He also reporting about an explosion in 8th district of Kabul and stressed that yesterday morning a suicide bomber wearing a suicide vest exploded himself died in the sport. Since, before the incident the people informed the security forces about the existence of suicide bomber therefore there were no any casualties.

Sunday, May 26, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The lower house of the parliament  in its session yesterday strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul which left three persons martyred and injured 17 others on Friday, BNA reported.
Presided over by the speaker of the parliament Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, the lawmakers also wished paradise for the departed souls and prayed for the early recovery of those injured in the deadly terrorist attack.  During the proceeding, the parliamentarians also expressed sympathy with family of Mohammad Rasoul Mohsini the head of provincial council of Baghlan who was martyred in a suicide attack last week.  The house also discussed the hunger strike of students of the faculty of social sciences of Kabul University calling on authorities to solve the problem in a proper way.

Sunday, May 26, 2013
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai has praised the courage and bravery of security forces which was demonstrated in encountering terrorist attack in Kabul on Friday which left three people martyred and injured 17 others. 
In his statement, the president strongly condemning the coward terrorist act termed it a breach of Islamic teachings and inhuman act, saying the people of Afghanistan would defend the country’s sovereignty.  The president also appreciated the courage of the security forces shown in eliminating the terrorists in its earliest and also expressed sympathy with the families of the victims.

Sunday, 26 May 2013 05:29

The Biggest Mosque To Be Constructed

Sunday, May 26, 2013
Jalalabad (BNA) The construction work of the biggest mosque will be started in Jalalabad city soon.
It is due to, the mosque be constructed in the area where was Mosjid Safeed (White mosque) which was partially recently damaged by a flood.
The design and map of the mosque will be prepared by the assistance of Afghan engineers according to the most famous Islamic architecture methods.
Gul Aqa Shirzai governor of Nangarhar said BNA; he would donate one million dollars from his own for the construction of the mosque.  Presently the engineers of city construction office of Nangarhar province are working on designing and map of the mosque.
Qari Mohammad Mirza Trabi Mullah Imam of Mosjid Safid said that, the mosque would be constructed in the area of 10 jirib of land close to Qaser Shahi (Royal palace) of Jalalabad.   T. Suraya-Yarzada

Sunday, May 26, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The agriculture and irrigation ministry with cooperation of PDHP architecture development center for the first time constructed a garden in the area of 10 jiribs of land in Samarkhail village, Behsood district of Nangarhar province.
According to publication and information department of agriculture and irrigation ministry, 100 fruitful saplings have been planted in the garden and the saplings would be disseminated to other areas capable for growing such trees.
According to the sources, the fruit garden was established for first time in Afghanistan and its productions have a good market in foreign countries. T. Suraya-Yarzada

Sunday, May 26, 2013
Mehtarlam (BNA) Taliban assassinate a religious scholar in Alishing district of Laghman province.
Sarhadi Zwak spokesman governor of Laghman said BNA, the gun men shot death Mawlavi Mohammad Khan the preacher of Qala-e-Nejel mosque of Alishing district and fled the site.
According to the source, the reason for the killing has not known and investigation is under way for identifying of culprits of the incident. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Sunday, 26 May 2013 05:24

ASF kill 11 Armed Insurgents

Sunday, May 26, 2013
Ghazni (BNA) In a clash between Taliban and Afghan security forces in Ghazni province, 11 armed Taliban were killed.
Nazifullah Sultani the commander of 203 police unit said BNA, the clash occurred last night in Shoja village, Gelan district, 11 armed Taliban killed and 11 other injured.
According to Sultani, the clash continued for 3 hours, armed Taliban sustaining heavy casualties fled the area.
Sultani said a quantity of weapons was seized.  T. Suraya-Yarzada

Sunday, 26 May 2013 05:22

Roadside Mine Kill 4 Policemen

Sunday, May 26, 2013
Lashkarga (BNA) Four policemen were martyred in Mosaqala district of Helmand province.
Omar Zwak spokesman governor of Helmand said BNA, the policemen were martyred when their vehicle hit a roadside mine while they were patrolling in Sherenou ,Mosaqala district.  T. Suraya-Yarzada

Sunday, May 26, 2013
Kabul (BNA)  After the collapse of Taliban regime in the country, the Afghan government tirelessly endeavored to maintain security and convey peace and stability to the war suffered Afghan nation.
The government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan initiated the peace and reconciliation process aimed to invite the disgruntled Taliban`s to lay down arms, sever ties with Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups, obey the Afghan constitution and join  the national mainstream to participate in the renovation and rehabilitation  process of their great motherland Afghanistan.
To some extent the government oppositions joined the national reconciliation process but many others by conducting suicide attacks and killing of innocent civilians created hatred and anger among the people. The mission wasn’t easy for the Afghan government as it appeared because the government was countering various troubles and threats. Fighting terrorism. Extremism, meddling of foreigners in Afghanistan internal affairs, corruption and applying reforms and modernization of Afghanistan various institutions was government priorities. Beside many obstructions the government productively executed its programs based on the Afghan constitution. Response given by the Taliban through suicide attacks and killing of innocent civilian’s influential, elders and other high ranking government officials is intolerable and unjustifiable for the Afghan nation and at the meantime is against the principles of the holy religion of Islam and humanity.
There is no justification of conducting such acts in Islamic and values, the one who obeys the rules and regulations of the holy religion don’t believe to commit such brazen and inhuman assault and crime.
The fact is that the Afghan nation has given many sacrifices for bringing the lasting peace and stability to the country, Afghanistan has been suffering various tragedies and calamities over the last three and half decades.
What seems more important over the last one decade is the occurrence of suicide bombing which left injuries, civilian casualties. It is more dreadful that most of these inhumane and cruel attacks are carried out inside the mosques, public places ad bazaars.
Killing of people and human is forbidden in Islam. Last year the grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah delivered a Haj sermon where he declared suicide attacks against Islam and stressed that those who commit such attacks would definitely be not forgiven. The Mufti called upon the Muslim community to follow teaching of Islam to promote peace and brotherhood. In his Haj sermon, he said Islam taught patience and tolerance and abhorred all types’ of violence in the society. He further added that there was no association between terrorism and Islam and said it was the prime responsibility of the Muslims not to harm anyone on the bases of casts, creed and religion.

Sunday, May 26, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Claiming increase in saffron cultivation in Afghanistan, the agriculture minister said more than four tones of saffron were exported last year.
Mohammad Asif Rahimi said that efforts made to promote the plant production had been successful so far. Under a long term programs, the minister said farmers in other provinces were sent to western Herat, where highest level of saffron is cultivated, to practically learn growing techniques before they were handed saffron bulbs. Farmers cultivate saffron bulbs in late August and reap the purple flowers in mid-October. The red filaments of saffron- the aromatic thread-like substances globally used for a variety of purposes, including herbal medicine, color dyes, perfume and food seasoning- are then collected from each flower by hand, often by women at home.
Deemed as viable alternative to puppy, Rahimi said farmers in most of provinces had been introduced to the plant and pilot projects had been successful in 20 provinces. Saffron produced in Afghanistan is identified as one of the world’s best, the minister said; adding more than four tones of saffron were directly exported to the US, Germany, the UK and other countries last year. Afghanistan Saffron Growers Association head Bashir Ahmad Rashidi said farmers warmly welcomed saffron cultivation because it was highly profitable and compatible with the climate and soil and its cultivation did not require highly advanced irrigation. He said three tons of saffron was exported to foreign countries from Herat alone last year, when five tons of saffron bulbs were distributed to farmers across the country.
Rashidi has no figures for land on which saffron was cultivated last year in provinces, but said 3,250 jirbs of land was specified for it in Herat. Abdul Gaffar Hamidzai, director of Afghanistan’s largest saffron company in Herat, said that the company exported 500 kilograms of saffron last year. He said there had been 120kg increase in exports last year, compared to 2011. It was exported to the US, Germany, Italy and Spain making $1600 per kg, he added.