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Sunday's attack is the latest in a series to strike the Afghan capital this year. On March 21, a suicide bomber killed 29 people and injured 52 others near a shrine in the city in an attack claimed by ISIS. Earlier that month, a suicide bomber killed at least nine people when he detonated his device at a security ...
“The meeting participants pointed to the growing activity of the Daesh and other terrorist organizations on the territory of Afghanistan, the instability moving from the south to the north of the country, the growing threat of the export of extremism and terrorism into the CSTO area of responsibility,” the ...

... that it was "very difficult" to contain the insurgency in Afghanistan if Islamabad continues to harbour terrorists on its soil. In his new South Asia Policy in August last year, President Donald Trump had called for tougher measures against Pakistan if it fails to cooperate with the US in its fight against terrorism.
Difficult to contain insurgency in Afghanistan if Pak continues to protect terrorists: Top US Army General ... Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, he said to the end insurgency in Afghanistan, it was important to reduce the threat of terrorism something that can be handled on a routine ...
The United States military is also targeting militants in northern Afghanistan. According to a Nato statement released in early February, US troops had conducted air operations to strike at Taliban training facilities in Badakhshan, preventing the planning and rehearsal of terrorist acts by groups including the ...
Pakistan said Thursday it has given a “dossier” to Afghanistan containing evidence that fugitive militants are using the neighboring country for terrorist attacks against Pakistani security and civilian targets. The move came as a senior American diplomat, Alice Wells, arrived in Islamabad for “several says” of ...

Only in this month of March a series of terrorist attacks hit many cities and towns in Afghanistan which led to the above biggest attack on shrine. ... by Islamic terrorism and extremism and why US, NATO and Afghan government failed to end this history's longest war through both military and political defeats?
People die in action on the battlefield, from shells and bombs at home and are attacked by terrorists in the streets of peaceful cities and towns, market places, restaurants, discos and concert halls. Just last Friday, the world was shocked once again by a treacherous terrorist attack in Trebes, a small town in ...
The ongoing fight against terrorism was also discussed, as the meeting underlined the joint steps to eradicate the scourge from Afghanistan. The NSAs pledged taking action to eliminate terrorists' financial sources. They also agreed on Afghanistan's economic development, deciding the UAE would host a ...
Three terrorists were killed and one of them was injured in the drone strike in Deh Bala district of Nangarhar, while at least two terrorists were killed in a similar airstrike conducted in Chapa Dara district of Kunar. The terrorist group has not commented on the incident so far. Meanwhile, Afghan Ministry of ...
Iran condemned recent terrorist attacks in France, Afghanistan and Egypt, expressing sympathy with the bereaved families of victims of the deadly terrorist attacks. In a statement released late on Saturday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said that the widespread geographical scope of the ...
The military operations which were supported by Afghan Air Force were conducted in Nangarhar, Kunar, Paktia, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Farah, Badghis, Faryab and Helmand provinces. The Daesh militants were killed in Deh Bahal district in Nangarhar, the statement said, adding that “other terrorists ...
Turkey has condemned the terrorist attacks in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan that left 15 people dead. “We learned with great sorrow that a terrorist attack in Lashkargah city of Helmand Province, Afghanistan, near a stadium, resulted in loss of lives of many Afghan brothers and sisters and left ...
New Delhi: India will raise the issue of cross-border support to terrorism when representatives of the US, Russia, China, Iran and central Asian and Gulf ... War-ravaged Afghanistan has seen a spurt in terror attacks, mostly blamed on the Taliban, in the last one year which has left hundreds dead and injured.
Afghan forces have arrested a French woman allegedly affiliated with the Daesh terror group in northern Afghanistan, the Defense Ministry said Friday. "Six other Daesh fighters were killed in the Afghan security forces' operation," said a ministry statement on Twitter. The statement had no further details ...
This comes after Zarif accused the US this week of supporting Daesh in Afghanistan to fuel regional terrorism and threaten neighboring countries. ... Zarif said: "We see intelligence, as well as eyewitness accounts, that Daesh fighters, terrorists, were airlifted from battle zones, rescued from battle zones, ...
Terrorist groups are rebuilding safe havens in Afghanistan for potential attacks on the West, even as the Taliban edges closer to peace talks aimed at ... in Afghanistan, has crystallised fears in neighbouring states and Washington that, more than 16 years after 9/11, terrorists are returning to old haunts.

Throughout 17 years of occupation in Afghanistan, the underlying justification for the global war of terror has been that Afghanistan, in particular, must never again be allowed to become a “safe haven” for terrorist organizations. Except for that it is. Analysts have for months been warning that parts of ...
“We are committed to ensuring that Afghanistan never again becomes a safe haven for terrorists who want to commit mass murder of our citizens,” Mr. Trump said in August, announcing a strategy to send an additional 4,000 American troops to the country. But as the Islamic State in Khorasan has surged ...
The Defense Ministry announced Sunday 171 terrorists were killed during counter-terror operations across Afghanistan, a day after Taliban ambushed a number of Afghan soldiers in Farah province, bordering Iran. The sudden rise in casualties on both sides highlights the surge in violence in the ...
NEW DELHI — During the debate last week over a United States-sponsored measure to throw Pakistan onto a global terrorism-financing watchlist, ... again focused discussion on the Pakistani military's benign eye toward militant groups working against American aims in Afghanistan and Indian interests in ...
Kabul [Afghanistan]: At least nine terrorists belonging to the Islamic State (IS) group have been killed and 13 others got injured after their attack was ... Army in the North as saying that a large group of IS terrorists attacked the security posts of the Afghan National defense and security forces in Darzad district.
Turkey has condemned the latest terrorist attacks in Afghanistan which killed at least 22 people, including 18 soldiers. "We learned with sorrow that various terrorist attacks perpetrated in Kabul and provinces of Farah and Helmand today killed and wounded many Afghan brothers and sisters, including ...
Turkey on Saturday condemned the latest terrorist attacks in Afghanistan which killed at least 22 people including 18 soldiers. "We learned with sorrow that various terrorist attacks perpetrated in Kabul and provinces of Farah and Helmand today, killed and wounded many Afghan brothers and sisters, ...
ODINTSOVO /Moscow Region/, February 20. /TASS/. Terrorist groups are diligently encouraging 'lone wolf' attacks similar to the one that occurred in the Dagestani regional town of Kizlyar last weekend from Afghanistan's territory, Head of the CIS Anti-Terrorism Center (ATC) Andrey Novikov said at a ...
It justifies its presence through the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood and political Islam groups. Terror attacks have currently increased in Afghanistan which has been calm for years except for few incidents. Terrorist operations have dominated the scene again via explosions targeting the Afghani state and its ...
It points out that the recent events and Afghan government's open calls for the intensified US operations against the group is a step forward to a new show of “war on terrorism”. It was reported that one of the goals of the last week's B52 airstrikes was to impede the militants from organizing terrorist plots in ...
Russia has warned Islamic State is turning northern Afghanistan into a “resting base” of international terrorism and a “bridgehead” for establishing its “destructive” caliphate in the region. The “international wing of Daesh” is spearheading the effort of terrorists spilling over the borders of Syria and Iraq and ...
The frequency and speed of these major, pre-planned attacks have never been higher, said Iliffe, who has worked in Afghanistan since 2001 and currently has a security role for a nongovernmental organization. The ambulance blast was one of six major attacks by Taliban and Islamic State militants in and ...
Responding to reporters questions about how attackers penetrated ostensibly well-defended urban sites with apparent ease, the head of Afghanistan's spy agency Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai said that the terrorists were “changing their tactics,” according to Agence France Presse. The ambulance attack ...
The IS began operations in Afghanistan around 2015, occupying the town of Nangarhar on the border with Pakistan which then became their main bastion on Afghan soil. Since then, the IS has claimed some of the worst terrorist attacks in the country despite Kabul's claim that its presence was limited to a ...
Syria, North Korea, and Yemen have largely dominated headlines. But Afghanistan also remains in the global conscience. If anything, the much-needed international focus on the campaign against the Taliban has outlined how difficult the fight has become, despite our steady military gains. Frustrated with ...
OIC condemns terrorist attacks in Afghanistan ... The OIC appealed, in a statement, to the government and all parties in Afghanistan to unify ranks and double efforts in order to neutralize the scourge of terrorism, and enhance peace and reconciliation across the country. OIC Secretary General Yousef ...
Addressing the annual conference on cultural diplomacy in Berlin, Saleem termed Afghanistan a safe haven for terrorists and called on Europeans to visit ... At this event, Afghanistan envoys asked the international community to pressure countries against state-sponsorship of terrorism in a bid to improve ...
More than 100 people were killed in the Afghan capital when an ambulance packed with explosives blew up in a busy street near government and foreign embassy buildings. Reports said the attacker was able to pass a checkpoint in central Kabul by claiming he was transporting a patient to a nearby ...
KABUL: Worried about militants sneaking into a restive Chinese region from war-torn Afghanistan, Beijing is in talks with Kabul over the construction of a ... "The anti-terrorism motivation is an important one but it's not as important as the bigger move to boost the CPEC," said Willy Lam, a political analyst in ...
The United States has made it clear that it expects Islamabad to take action against terrorists in sanctuaries inside Pakistan, a top American diplomat has ... "The US will continue to support its Afghan partners to defeat the ISIS, Al-Qaeda, and other terrorist groups in Afghanistan, and deny them and their ...
Responding to reporters questions about how attackers penetrated ostensibly well-defended urban sites with apparent ease, the head of Afghanistan's spy agency Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai said that the terrorists were “changing their tactics,” according to Agence France Presse. The ambulance attack ...
The United States has designated the Haqqani network a terrorist organization, and U.S. officials allege the Pakistani spy agency maintains covert ties ... Without naming Pakistan, Atmar said in comments he posted on his official Twitter account that "terrorists' safe havens outside Afghanistan, where the ...
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. State Department said Tuesday some Americans were killed when terrorists stormed a hotel in Afghanistan's capital last weekend, but the exact number is not known. It's not the first time American civilians have been killed in a terrorist attack in Kabul, but it brought home just how ...
Nangarhar province, located along the border with Pakistan, has become a stronghold Islamic State and other terrorist groups in recent years. Wednesday's attack in Jalalabad comes just days after gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the capital, Kabul, killing at least 20 people, many of them foreigners.
The provincial police officials said the killed terrorist has been identified as a close relative, father of Daesh commander Abdul Khaliq, and had been involved in major terror plots. However, the ... On October 14, last year, at least 14 terrorists, affiliated with Daesh, were killed in airstrikes in Afghanistan.
UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan needs to change its "mindset" of differentiating between good and bad terrorists, India said at the UN Security Council, urging it to focus on challenges posed by ... Afghan deputy foreign minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai too reiterated the presence of terrorist safe haven in Pakistan.
It's the war which is being supported by Pakistan, by terrorist groups which are openly operating in Pakistan and the terrorists are being sent by there. In the last sixteen years the US has been unable to press Pakistan in ending its policy of supporting terrorism in Afghanistan. Sputnik: Recently President ...
In the coming month, war-torn Afghanistan, the fight against terrorism, Middle East and nuclear non-proliferation will be at the top of the agenda at the United Nation Security Council. Kazakhstan is chairing the UN Security Council for the whole month of January 2018. The cornerstone of Astana's ...
The remarks by the U.S. ambassador to Kabul, John Bass, are the first formal reaction to the repeated accusations in recent months by some Afghans, including ... The terrorist group launched its operations in early 2015 from eastern volatile Afghan regions, mainly Nangarhar province bordering Pakistan.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he believes an anti-terrorism Islamic edict, or fatwa, issued by Pakistan, should have covered the entire Muslim world ... of Security, with the help of Indian counterparts — is sheltering fugitive Pakistani militants and helping them to plot terrorist attacks against the country.
Still, a fragile partnership already on tenterhooks will now grow ever more tenuous, especially because cutting aid to the Pakistanis is unlikely to compel them to crack down on the terrorists that target American troops in Afghanistan. In other words, Pakistan won't do what America wants it to do.
... trials over terrorism related cases, also hanged 43 hard-core terrorists last year, according to the ISPR. Some local experts believe that outlawed Islamic State (IS) is setting up its footprint in Afghanistan, and most of the terrorist attacks in the mosques and shrines in Pakistan were also claimed by them.
(WASHINGTON) — The top American commander for the Middle East wants a more aggressive Afghan military pressuring Taliban and other insurgents over the normally quieter months of Afghanistan's winter, and then quickly going on the offensive in the spring. It's all part of a plan the United States ...


 

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