KABUL: The Taliban has denied US media reports claiming a Russian intelligence unit secretly rewarded them for targeting American troops in Afghanistan. We have heard these reports and they are false and baseless, Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, said in a statement on Saturday.
Kabul Afghanistan , May 12 (ANI): Afghan security forces have arrested top ISIS commander Zia Ul Haq, known as Abu Omar Khorasani along with two other top Daesh leaders.In a joint operation, Afghan police and National Directorate of Security (NDS) special forces apprehended Khorasani, who is Daesh leader for the south and east areas of Asia and an Afghanistan citizen, in the Kart e Naw area in PD8 of Kabul city.The two other terrorists the terror group''s head of public relations and its intelligence head were also apprehended.Five days ago, Afghanistan intelligence agency had busted a joint terror group ISIS and Haqqani Network and destroyed their centre through three targeted operations by the Special Forces of the National Security in Kabul, TOLO News quoted the NDS''s statement.Led by Sanatullah, a Daesh commander the group comprised of Daesh and Haqqani network members, was involved in the rocket attack on President Ghani''s inauguration ceremony, the attack on the Sikh temple in Kabul, the attack on Afghan politicians gathering in the west of Kabul, and another two rocket attacks on Kabul, the NDS said."The NDS in continuation of its special operations for identifying, tracking, and destroying terrorist cells that have martyred our compatriots and disrupted Kabul security, has destroyed the joint ISIS and Haqqani Network Centre," NDS said in a release.The NDS added that the group was also involved in targeted killings in KabulIn the past month, the Afghan forces have made key arrests of ISIS leaders.On April 22, The forces had arrested a top commander of the Khorasan wing of ISIS. The arrested, Munib Mohammad is a native of Pakistan.On April 4, the Afghan security forces arrested a top commander of the Khorasan wing of ISIS. The arrested, Munib Mohammad is a native of Pakistan. (ANI)
Abdullah Orakzai alias Aslam Farooqi, a key leader of ISIS' Khorasan branch, was arrested along with 19 of his associates during a "complex operation " by the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in the country''s southern province of Kandahar on Saturday, TOLO News reported.A native of Pakistan''s restive northwestern Orakzai agency, he was "enjoying close relations " with Pakistan based terror groups such as the Haqqani network and the Lashkar e Taiba (LeT), the NDS said in a statement.
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A foreign national was killed and at least five other people wounded in a grenade attack on a United Nations vehicle in Kabul on Sunday, an Afghan official said.
The world knows late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw as the man who, as the chief of the Indian army in the 1971 Indo Pakistan War following the Bangladesh Liberation War, made great contributions to the creation of Bangladesh. Sam also fought on the Burma front as a Captain of the 12th Frontier Force and was seriously wounded fighting the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. But the world is unaware that another Manekshaw Lt Jamshed Manekshaw (Jimmy) was also defending the Indian territory against the Japanese invasion in the Dohazari region of the Chittagong front during World War II. While Sam survived the bullet wounds, Jamshed died in action in Dohazari and he became an unsung martyr. Lt Jamshed Manekshaw died on May 14, 1944.Lt Jamshed belonged to Bulsar in Gujarat state of undivided India and he worked in Kabul in Afghanistan before he joined the Indian army as a commissioned officer. He was sent to fight against the Japanese Imperial forces in the northeast part of India and in the Chittagong s areas. These areas which were then part of the erstwhile East Bengal are now part of Bangladesh. A large number of Indians, British, Australian and Africans died in action fighting here. Based on their religion the last rites of these brave soldiers were performed in the various war cemeteries built by the British army in the region. They were designated military cemeteries where the martyrs were laid to rest with full military honours. Lt Jamshed Manekshaw belonged to the Parsi community in India; the Parsis are Zoroastrians who fled from Iran to settle down in India. The Parsis who settled down in Gujarat after escaping from Iran facing persecution later spread to various parts of India and excelled in business. They contributed to the economy of undivided India and a few families had businesses in Dhaka and Chittagong too. There was one businessman, Mr Merdhora, who lived in Chittagong then and the British took his help in performing the last rites of Lt Jamshed.
The blast tore through a hall packed with more than 1,200 guests.
New Delhi, Aug 18 (UNI) India on Sunday strongly condemned the horrific bombing in Kabul at a wedding hall in which innocent civilians lost their lives.New Delhi, Aug 18 (UNI) Terming practice of Triple Talaq was historic wrong and no party had courage to abolish it, Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name will be included in the list of great reformers in the country.
England's Cricket World Cup final hero Ben Stokes has been nominated for the New Zealander of the Year award after leading his side to glory in the tournament finale. Meanwhile, Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson has also been nominated.No one has claimed responsibility for the explosion, but both the Taliban and the Islamic State group affiliate are active in Kabul.
A security forces soldier arrives at the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 1, 2019.
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement on its Amaq news agency.One official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the attacker detonated his explosives after being prevented from entering the Marshal Fahim National Defense University, to the west of Kabul.
in it, the panel describes the conditions under which 46 Afghans were deported in August 2018 with a Charter plane from Munich to Kabul. For the Monitoring of the migrants, around one hundred police officers were on Board. In addition, three members of the Anti torture Committee of Board the flight. your report according to the Afghans from different Parts of Germany were brought to Munich. Many of them were previously in prisons in immigration detention. Most of the migrants had acted according to the CPT Delegation on the way to the airport and boarding the plane quietly.
Kader Khan was born in Kabul in 1937 and made his Hindi film debut with the movie Daag (1973). Apart from acting, he even wrote dialogues for over 250 films, including some of the biggest blockbusters of the 70s and 80s. Recently, a report in Amar Ujala stated that the 81 year old actor had made a property worth Rs 69.8 crore with his film and advertisement projects.
Kabul, Jan 6 (UNI) At least three members of Afghanistan s security forces were wounded on Sunday after a so called sticky bomb was placed on a military vehicle in Kabul, Interior Ministry spokesman said.Tokyo, Jan 6 (UNI) Ghana's President has expressed concern over the illegal mining activity of China in the country, according to Japenese media on Sunday.
Kabul, Dec 15 (UNI) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, during a meeting with his Afghan and Chinese counterparts Salahuddin Rabbani and Wang Yi on Saturday said that the trilateral dialogue forum will play vital role for peace and reconciliation in the region.Islamabad, Dec 15 (UNI) The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Saturday directed the federal and provincial governments to set deadlines for civil servants with dual nationalities to either give up their job or the second nationality as it announced a verdict in a suo motu case concerning the matter.
They said he was taken into custody by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on arrival from Kabul. Related Stories Kabul: 25, including journalists, killed in twin blasts; ISIS claims responsibility Govt bans new offshoots of Al Qaeda, ISIS; both declared 'unlawful' for radicalising Indian youths NIA arrests two Hyderabadi youths for ISIS links ISIS man jailed for life over terror plot to assassinate Theresa May
KABUL: An explosion in Kabul on Sunday killed seven people in a convoy of mostly armed men marking the death anniversary of Ahmad Shah Masood, one of Afghanistan s legendary figures. Meanwhile, scores of security forces lost their lives in a spate of attacks by Taliban combatants elsewhere in the country. Police said the blast was caused by a suicide bomber who had mingled in one of the long convoys of vehicles and motorbikes in which the armed men drove for hours in Kabul s streets. He opened fire into the air in a sustained manner and created panic among tens of thousands of people in the city. The incident caused lawlessness, disorder and disrupted businesses and people s lives, and the blast led to the drastic reduction of firing and disbursement of the gunmen, residents said. Before the blast, security forces early in the day said they shot and wounded another suicide bomber who wanted to detonate explosives on his body among another crowd of marchers near the monument of Masood outside the US embassy. The protracted firing, mostly into the air by the marchers, left behind 13 people wounded, public health ministry spokesman Waheed Majorh told reporters. The Emergency Hospital said it had received 34 injured patients. Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai, in a message, said seven people were killed and 20 wounded in the blast. The chaos lasted for more than eight hours and showed the inability of security forces and government to block it. There were lots of young men and kids who drove in vehicles without number plates, wielding knives and guns. We were all shocked, Said Sameer, a Kabul resident, told Arab News. Masood was an anti Taliban top military figure who was killed by two men posing as reporters 17 years ago. People considering themselves his fans drive in Kabul s streets and fire into the air as part of mourning of his loss every year. But this year the number of marchers was far greater than in past years and the firing happened in a protracted manner which forced many people in Kabul to stay indoors because of fear. Family members of Masood and his former colleagues distanced themselves from today s chaos. Speaking in a function, CE Abdullah Abdullah, who served as Masood s henchman, said the mayhem meant the re terrorization of Masood. Many people in Kabul chided the chaos and the government for failing to block it. After the blast, however, which caused casualties and led to the scattering of the marchers, the government said it had arrested scores of them. No group has asserted responsibility for the reported suicide attack. While the government was grappling with the embarrassment of its inability to stop the chaos in Kabul, reports emerged about loss of scores of security forces in Taliban attacks in various areas of the country. The major attack happened in an army base in Baghlan, which the Taliban seized after a protracted siege and clashes, provincial officials said.
In this Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 file photo, an Afghan security officer arrives at an area near a house where attackers are hiding, in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo Rahmat Gul)(CNN) The head of ISIS in Afghanistan, Abu Sayed Orakzai, also known as Sad Arhabi, and 10 other ISIS fighters were killed Saturday night in an airstrike in Nangarhar province, according to provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani.