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Afghan Parliament
10 Dec 2017 06:30

Afghan Parliament Demands Severing Ties with US Over Al-Quds Move

Islam Times - The Afghan parliament asked on Saturday the government and Muslim countries around the world to suspend ties with the US in a protest against President Donald Trump’s decision on al-Quds(Jerusalem).

 
Abdullah Abdullah, Afghan Chief Executive, meet Rashid Alimov, Secretary General of SCO on sidelines of Sochi Summit
6 Dec 2017 06:01

Why Kabul, SCO Share Interest in Afghanistan Membership?

Islam Times - After occupation of Afghanistan by the US and its allies in 2001, the country found special weight and focus in the geopolitical and geostrategic observations of Central and West Asia regions.

 
Afghan Forces Kill Top Al-Qaeda Leader, Senior Taliban Commanders
5 Dec 2017 08:13

Afghan Forces Kill Top Al-Qaeda Leader, Senior Taliban Commanders

A top leader of the al-Qaeda terrorist group was killed along with 80 people in a military operation by Afghan army, the country's intelligence service said on Tuesday.

 
ICC Prosecutor Requests Investigation Into U.S. Military, CIA for Alleged War Crimes in Afghanistan
21 Nov 2017 21:58

ICC Prosecutor Requests Investigation Into U.S. Military, CIA for Alleged War Crimes in Afghanistan

Islam Times - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court asked judges Monday to authorize an investigation of reported human rights abuses in Afghanistan, including allegations of rape and torture by the U.S. military and CIA, crimes against humanity by the Taliban and war crimes by Afghan ...

 
Russia Eyes Active Role in Afghanistan, Breaking with Three-decade Restraint
20 Nov 2017 07:12

Russia Eyes Active Role in Afghanistan, Breaking with Three-decade Restraint

Islam Times - In past few years and as a result of growth of a variety of takfiri and terrorist groups, on top of them ISIS, in West Asia region, Afghanistan has witnessed penetration of some of these groups to its territories.

 
Afghan forces free 30 people from Taliban captivity
19 Nov 2017 10:10

Afghan forces free 30 people from Taliban captivity

Islam times - Afghan government forces have rescued at least 30 people from captivity at the hands of the Taliban militant group in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand, officials say.

 
Afghanistan War Crimes Probe A Sham and Cover-up For US
15 Nov 2017 08:54

Afghanistan War Crimes Probe A Sham and Cover-up For US

Islam Times - When The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) announced it was planning to investigate alleged war crimes in Afghanistan, the timing seemed appropriate.

 
More than 20 Afghan police killed in Taliban attacks
14 Nov 2017 10:56

More than 20 Afghan police killed in Taliban attacks

Islam times - Almost two dozen police officers have been killed by Taliban militants in southern Afghanistan.

 
Hamid Karzai: US Colluded With ISIL in Afghanistan
12 Nov 2017 07:10

Hamid Karzai: US Colluded With ISIL in Afghanistan

Islam Times - Hamid Karzai, the former president of Afghanistan, has accused the the US of working with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in his country.

 
Afghan President’s India Visit to Help Tighten Pakistan Encirclement
28 Oct 2017 19:18

Afghan President’s India Visit to Help Tighten Pakistan Encirclement

Islam Times - Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani recently visited India to discuss expansion of relations between the two Asian nations. Ghani and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India both highlighted the commitment of their countries to increase counterterror efforts. The Afghan president also met ...

 
Taliban attacks leave 50 dead, 200 injured in two Afghan provinces
17 Oct 2017 12:25

Taliban attacks leave 50 dead, 200 injured in two Afghan provinces

Islam times - The Taliban militants have launched coordinated attacks on police forces in two neighboring provinces in southern Afghanistan, leaving at least 50 people dead and more than 200 others injured.

 
This AFP file photo taken on July 17, 2003 shows an IKONOS satellite image provided by Space Imaging of a suspected "black site" facility near the Afghan capital of Kabul.
11 Oct 2017 04:18

Memos reveal torture of detainees at CIA black site in Afghanistan

Islam Times - New details have been disclosed about the CIA’s torture program at a black site prison near Kabul, Afghanistan, thanks to newly unsealed documents the spy agency and US Defense Department were forced to declassify over a lawsuit filed by victims of the torture program.

 
A US Air Force ground crew inspecting an F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jet at the Bagram AirBase, in the Parwan province some 50kms north of Afghanistan capital Kabul. (AFP file photo)
10 Oct 2017 09:12

US military dropped 751 bombs in Afghanistan in September

Islam Times - The United States military has dropped a total of 751 bombs on Afghanistan in September, the highest monthly number in the past seven years, according to data by the US Air Forces Central Command.

 
Afghanistan Protesters Decry 16 Years of US-Led Occupation
9 Oct 2017 08:11

Afghanistan Protesters Decry 16 Years of US-Led Occupation

Islam Times - Protesters took to the streets of the Afghan capital, Kabul, demanding an end to the “American occupation” as the country marks 16 years since the beginning of the US and NATO invasion.

 
US Strategy Aims to Prolong Afghan War: Ex-President Karzai
9 Oct 2017 08:07

US Strategy Aims to Prolong Afghan War: Ex-President Karzai

Islam Times - Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has once again censure the United States’ new strategy toward his country, saying it carries a “message of war and bloodshed” in the region.

 
Hekmatyar against Closure of Taliban Office in Qatar
4 Oct 2017 05:19

Hekmatyar against Closure of Taliban Office in Qatar

Islam Times - A senior Afghan politician and warlord has opposed the bid to close the Taliban office in Qatar as he insisted that his party supports the legitimate demands of the group.

 
In this photograph taken on May 3, 2017, Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers train at the Kabul Military training center (KMTC) on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. (Photo by AFP)
1 Oct 2017 17:35

'Erroneous' air raid kills 10 Afghan soldiers in Helmand

Islam Times - Ten members of Afghanistan's security forces have been killed in an airstrike during an offensive against the Taliban militants in the southern province of Helmand.

 
The Afghanistan Quagmire
29 Sep 2017 08:30

The Afghanistan Quagmire

Islam Times - It is impossible to win a war that you cannot define. That seems to be the main lesson to be drawn from Afghanistan, where a so-called victory seems ever more unreachable. It is also the conclusion of several experts on the region, who fear U.S. forces would be mired forever in that unjustly ...

 
Smoke billows after rockets were fired near the airport in Kabul on September 27, 2017. (Photo by EPA)
28 Sep 2017 04:21

NATO: Civilian casualties due to missile malfunction in Afghan capital

Islam Times - A missile "malfunction" during a US airstrike on the Afghan capital Kabul has resulted in several civilian casualties, NATO says.

 
US Mission to Reconstruct Afghan Security Forces Failed
25 Sep 2017 03:59

US Mission to Reconstruct Afghan Security Forces Failed

Islam Times - Pentagon has failed to reconstruct Afghan national defense and security forces 16 years after the US attacked the Asian country allegedly to eradicated terrorism there, an American watchdog reported.