Subscribe: Afghanistan News
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade A rated
Language: English
afghan  afghanistan  defense secretary  donald trump  kabul afghanistan  kabul  march  mattis  official  secretary  taliban  trump 
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: Afghanistan News

Afghanistan News

News on Afghanistan continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Copyright: Copyright 2017, Topix

Afghan official says car bomber kills 2 in Kabul

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 19:04:23 GMT

An official with Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said a suicide car bomber targeting a British security company in the capital Kabul has killed two civilians and wounded three others. An Afghan police officer said the attacker killed three civilians and wounded five more in the eastern part of the capital Kabul.

Pakistan has failed to take decisive actions against terrorists: White House

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 08:40:03 GMT

Expressing the White House's displeasure on the alleged continued reluctance on the part of Pakistan to take action against terrorists, a senior administration official said, "We are continuing to look for real actions and not word on the Taliban and the Haqqani sanctuaries." WASHINGTON: Pakistan has failed to take decisive actions against terror groups as sought by the Trump administration, the White House said on Friday, and warned Islamabad that the US is prepared to take actions on its own to safeguard its personnel in Afghanistan.

Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan may unite Asia, Europe - envoy

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:53:52 GMT

Turkmenistan is open for negotiations on accession to the International North-South Transport Corridor project, Turkmen Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mekan Ishanguliyev said at a briefing in Baku. "Turkmenistan has all necessary infrastructure to join the International North-South Transport Corridor project, and the construction of the Turkmenbashi International Seaport is nearing completion," the diplomat said.

Blue bus of Kabul brings joys of reading to Afghan children

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:33:29 GMT

In this Saturday, March 10, 2018, photo, Afghan children read books in a library on wheels, in Kabul, Afghanistan. From sunrise to sunset, the bus drives around Kabul's neighborhoods, stopping in each place for a couple of hours at a time.

Afghan baby named Donald Trump proves divisive

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 03:26:02 GMT

Poya, from a small, rural village, named his newborn son Donald Trump, hoping it... . Asadullah Poya with his 18-month-old son Donald Trump, arrive for interview with The Associated Press at their rented house in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, March 15, 2018.

US military official: Iran naval forces halt 'provocations'

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:51:53 GMT

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrives in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Mattis said Tuesday he believes victory in Afghanistan is still possible - not necessarily on the battlefield but in facilitating a Taliban reconciliation with the Afghan government.

Secretary, Afghan Leaders Meet in Kabul

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 05:53:20 GMT

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah yesterday at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said in a Defense Secretary James N. Mattis meets with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, right, during a visit to Kabul, Afghanistan, Mar. 13, 2018. DoD photo by Army Sgt.

US Rejects Iranian Accusations of Supporting Afghan IS

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:32:01 GMT

U.S. soldiers ready a howitzer to be towed into position at Bost Airfield in Afghanistan's Helmand Province in this June 10, 2017 photo provided by Operation Resolute Support. The U.S. and NATO deny Iranian allegations that U.S. troops in Afghanistan support Islamic State militants.

Top US Commander Sees Peace Possibilities in Afghanistan

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 21:05:17 GMT

U.S. Army General John Nicholson, commander of Resolute Support forces and U.S. forces in Afghanistan, speaks with Afghan police special forces after they took part in a military exercise in Logar province, Afghanistan, Nov. 30, 2017. The top American commander in Afghanistan and other U.S. officials are talking up prospects for peace negotiations with the Taliban, arguing that after 16 years of war the militants are weary of a stalemate on the battlefield.

Former Winnipegger convicted of terror gets 45-year sentence in New York court

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:54:10 GMT

Muhanad Al Farekh is seen at a computer in his Winnipeg apartment in 2007, in video entered as evidence in a New York court during his trial on terrorism charges. student whose fingerprints were recovered from a massive unexploded bomb outside a U.S. military base in Afghanistan was sentenced Tuesday to 45 years in prison.

Afghan official: 7 killed in a traffic accident in the south

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:25:18 GMT

An Afghan official says at least seven people were killed when a bus collided with a car on the main highway in southern Kandahar province.

The Story of an Afghan Baby Named Donald Trump

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:48:44 GMT

Even in his mother's womb, Donald Trump was unusually sensitive. On nights when his mother was distressed, he would become restless, turning and kicking.

Official: Insurgents attacked police checkpoint, killing 5

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 03:28:34 GMT

Thank you for reading 10 free articles on You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information.

US citizen who joined al-Qaida gets 45 years in prison

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 22:47:51 GMT

A U.S. citizen convicted of joining al-Qaida and participating in a failed 2009 suicide bombing at an American military base in Afghanistan has been ordered to serve 45 years in prison. Farekh's case drew extra attention because of reports that American officials had initially debated whether to try to kill him in a drone strike, a step almost never taken against U.S. citizens.

UN supports Afghanistan-Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan transit corridor project

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 18:01:22 GMT

A resolution has been unanimously adopted on supporting international efforts to assist Afghanistan at the next meeting of the UN Security Council, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said in his message on this issue. In this document the UN Security Council, a special role is assigned to the measures being implemented to revive the socio-economic infrastructure of Afghanistan.

Iran Accuses US of Supporting IS in Afghanistan; Washington Denies Allegation

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:13:12 GMT

A U.S. Apache helicopter flies over Nangarhar province in April 2013. Iran said U.S. helicopters have been found transporting IS members from eastern Afghan to unknown locations.

US Defense Secretary Mattis arrives in Afghan capital

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 08:30:54 GMT

In this Wednesday, March 7, 2018 file photo, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks during a meeting with Estonian Defense Minister Juri Luik at the Pentagon in Washington. Mattis on Sunday, March 11, 2018, warned the Syrian government not to use chemical weapons in its civil war and said the Trump administration has made it clear that it would be "very unwise" to use gas in attacks.

U.S. Braces for Return of Terrorist Safe Havens to Afghanistan

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 03:55:23 GMT

The compound of the Save the Children charity in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, after it was attacked by the Islamic State in January. Afghan officials believe there are now an estimated 3,000 ISIS fighters in the country.

Seven civilians killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 22:57:28 GMT

Kabul, March 12 - Seven Afghan civilians, including children, were killed and two others injured when Taliban militants attacked a vehicle with rockets in Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday. The attack occurred at around 8.30 p.m. on Sunday in Bati Kot district, reports Xinhua news agency.

A bold Afghan peace offer, but are the Taliban interested? Source: AP

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 18:14:58 GMT

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has put a peace offer on the table, and analysts say the ball is now in the Taliban's court. But so far the militants are showing no sign of being interested.