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Tuesday December 3, 2019
JALALABAD CITY (BNA) Dozens members of ISIS-K along with their wives and children have been surrendered to Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel in eastern Nangarhar province.
According to released figure, over 1000 fighters of ISIS-K with their family’s members have been surrendered to government in the province.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman of Nangarhar governor told BNA reporter, recently 49 fighters of ISIS-K group including Pakistani nationals along with 21 women and 43 children have joined to Afghan security forces.
The ISIS-K members also delivered 35 weapons type of Kalashnikovs, Khogyani added.
By increasing air and ground raids on ISIS-K terrorist group in Nangarhar, the group heavy have been defended.
M.A.Ansari

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Afghanistan Gagan Pulasthi Bulathsinghala thanked him for his hard work in expansion of bilateral relations between the two countries, a statement for the Presidential Palace said Monday.
The statement said the ambassador, during his mission in Afghanistan, worked for the expansion of political, economic and cultural relations between the two countries, and quoted the country’s president to have appraised him.
Meanwhile, the Sri Lankan Ambassador Gagan Pulasthi Bulathsinghala expressed pleasure during his mission in Afghanistan and praised the country’s president efforts towards restoration of peace and security in Afghanistan, the statement said.  “Sri Lanka has experienced the black period of war and now is with peaceful atmosphere,” said the statement quoting the ambassador.
President Ghani said peace was the priority of his government and the desire of the people of Afghanistan and to reach a lasting peace his government would use the successful experiences of the world countries, particularly Sri Lanka, the statement said.

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC) has held a program titled ‘Appreciation from Persons with Disabilities’.
In the program, deputy minister of art and culture for information and culture Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawary spoke related to causes of disabilities in the country and said the continued violence and war was the only cause of disabilities in the country.
“Disability should be introduced and persons with disabilities should be dealt with different aspects,” Prof. Bawary said, adding that a number of people have left battlefield to defend the people and country, but some died and some become disable.
Prof. Bawary further said that they should be praised and dealt with kindness, adding that persons with disabilities should be cooperated in society.
Afterwards, Omara Khan, senior advisor to President on persons with disabilities, also spoke related to situation of persons with disabilities in society as well as the commitment of the government to these people.
Head of human resources for information and culture Ahmad Zia Anwari then spoke related to the regulation plan for appointment of persons with disabilities in government institutions.
At the end of the program, Prof. Bawary granted letters of appreciation for a number of persons with disabilities.
Based on reports, there are more than 1 million persons with disabilities in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 06:43

CMs Discusses Issues on Agenda

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Kabul (BNA)  Chaired by Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the council of ministers held a meeting discussing various agenda including integration of private religious schools or madrasas into the government-run ones all over the country, a statement from the CE office said Monday.
Security officials attending the meeting shared reports about allover security situation including Daesh defeat in the country’s east.
Over 300 enemy elements have been killed and 114 others wounded following the recently launched military operations, the report said.
The Deputy Chief Executive also proposed that the private madrassas should be changed into official religious schools, with the CE Dr. Abdullah instructed for holding joint seminars by the Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Hajj and Islamic Affairs and Ministry of Education, said the statement.
According to the source, the Council of Ministers also approved what the deputy to CE presented for the establishment of Madrassas’ Union and conducting countrywide seminars, beside registration of private religious schools.
Other agenda including transferring Ainak Copper Menes’s ancient relics and providing a proper place for their preservation as well as the challenges facing the technical projects of the Ministry of Water and Power relating to the Shah-o-Aros Dam.
The CMs meeting instructed the related organs for holding a technical meeting to discuss and meet the problems, said the statement.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Mahmoodraqi (BNA) Taliban intelligence official was killed in Kapisa province last night.
According to BNA local correspondent, Mawlavi Shojauddin Taliban intelligence official with his nine colleagues was killed in a clearing operation conducted by Afghan security forces in Tagab District.
It is said that four other Taliban were seriously injured and numerous of weapons were seized in the operation.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 06:39

AF Raids on Insurgents Hideouts in Nangarhar

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Jalalabad (BNA) Hideouts of Taliban and ISIS fighters were targeted Air Forces attacks in Nangahrar province.
According to reports 12 Taliban and ISIS fighters were killed and four hideouts of them with all war equipment have been demolished.
ANA key commander in Selab army corps in east of the country told BNA, the fighters were hidden in their strongholds that targeted by security forces.
He confirmed that in the raids, 12 Taliban and ISIS fighters were killed.
According to another report, police of Nangarhar province discovered and confiscated 17 mines from busy roads of the province and prevented from a series of deadly explosions.
Police officials of the province blamed Taliban for the failed mine planting.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Ferozkoh (BNA) Dozens of war affected families received humanitarian aids in Ghor province.
These families have fled their homes due to the presence of active groups including Taliban in Doulatyar, Chesada districts, and have taken refuge in parts of the Ferozkoh city, center of Ghor province.
Media office of Ghor with releasing a statement said, in this round, about 100 families fleeing the war have distributed oil, salt pea, and flour.
The aids is made available to the needy families by the World Food Program (WFP), Directorate of Migration and Returnees of Ghor province.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 06:36

Taliban Suffered Casualties in Faryab

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Maimana (BNA) Five Taliban insurgents were killed and several hideout of them have been destroyed in Faryab province last night.
Spokesman for Shaheen 209 army corps told BNA, the Taliban were killed in clearing operation of ANA forces in a hideout of Mullah Faiz Mohammad senior commander of Taliban in Almar district, Faryab province.
Several hideouts of the Taliban have been demolished.
Three other Taliban were injured and numerous of weapons were seized by security forces.
T. Yarzada

Monday, December 02, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Five Taliban red unite commander were killed in an air strike of security forces which was took place in Chardara district, Kunduz province.
Abdul Ghafar Nooristani press in charge of Khas operation army corps told BNA, the killed Taliban were member of Qari Shafeq in charge of Taliban red unit in Kunduz province.
A vehicle and a Dahshaka shell has been destroyed in the raid.
According to another report, several regions of Kunduz province were clean up from insurgents in joined clearing operation of security troops.
Press in charge of Khas operation army corps said, Taliban sustained casualties, dozens of their hideouts have been demolished and the operation successfully continues in suburb of Kunduz city.
T. Yarzada

Monday December 2, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Violence against women is a serious social problems in Afghanistan, while government, civil activists, human rights and women protect organizations are trying to decrease violence against women in Afghanistan, but their efforts have not desired results so far.
BNA analyst commenting on the issue writes, within the last few days International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women have been celebrated by launching dozens gatherings and ceremonies in the country; many words have said and heard about elimination of violence against women and promised for eliminating and decreasing of violence against women in Afghanistan.
40-years war affected mental health of Afghans and caused different psychological and social problems to the people; so violence against women have changed to a bitter and undeniable fact in our society. In the presence of abnormalities caused by war in our country, violence against women has been increased, based on reports released by credible organizations those protect women’s rights show that women are not safe inside their houses, while houses are most secure places in a society, but 80 percent of women in Afghanistan are facing with family violence.
Meanwhile, International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (ICEDAW) and also laws and regulations in support of women in Afghanistan have refrain violence against women, but violence against women widely exist in the country.
Beating inside homes, insult, forced married, rape, murder, forcing into prostitution, deprived from in-heritages, economic violence and…are the types of violence against women in Afghanistan.
Behavior and performance of security and judicial organs that their jobs are implementing laws insulting and humiliating with the women victims of violence.
Worst of all there are organizations that working for protecting women’s right and receiving more money from foreigners’ donors, they claimed that we work for decreasing violence against women, but their main aims are their personal interests and finding money for themselves.
Patriarchy, lack of religious and modern knowledges, absurd customs and traditions and lack of women awareness regarding their rights in the light of Holy Quran, Sharia and laws are the reasons that added the problems of women in Afghanistan.
Restoring women’s rights seem difficult, until women do not gain awareness about their rights in the light of Holy Quran, Sharia and laws, as long as we do not observe women’s rights based on mandate of Holy Quran, Sharia and regulations, till pulpits of mosques do not express women’s right widely and do not call absurd traditions as contrary to religious’ values and media do not promote observing of women’s right and until there are no major changes to the cultural, social and economic structures of Afghanistan.
M.A.Ansari

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