Afghanistan

Three dead in attack on Afghan jail, 25 injured

An attack on a jail compound in the Afghan city of Jalalabad killed at least three people and injured dozens, triggering heavy fighting in which scores of prisoners escaped, an official said. Sohrab Qaderi, a provincial council …

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Uzbekistan becomes US moderator in inter-Afghan process

The United States will finance several transport and communications projects linking Afghanistan with Central Asian countries. This was discussed at the talks in Tashkent by Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov with US Special …

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Inter-Afghan dialogue may take place in Tashkent

Tashkent can provide a platform for inter-Afghan negotiations, which will be attended by representatives of President Ashraf Ghani, his political rival Abdullah Abdullah, as well as the Taliban movement (banned in Russia). The main condition …

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TAPI gas pipeline is facing new challenges

The Turkmen-Afghan seminar on ensuring the security of regional infrastructures within the framework of the Istanbul Process ended today. Representatives of the ministries of foreign affairs, defense, energy, and the oil and gas sector of the …

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U.S. drops record number of bombs in Afghanistan

The U.S. forces stationed in Afghanistan dropped a record number of bombs in 2019, according to a recent data by the U.S. air forces. The U.S. military conducted 2,434 airstrikes in the war-hit country to drop 7,423 bombs, marking …

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Passenger jet crashes in Afghanistan

Afghan Airlines passenger plane crashed in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province. The province governor spokesman said that the plane crashed in Deh Yak district, Ariana News TV channel reports. According to …

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Pompeo says Iran undermining Afghanistan peace process

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that Iran is working to harm the peace process in Afghanistan, Anadolu Agency reports. Speaking at a news conference at the State Department, the U.S. top diplomat accused Tehran of …

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