Afghanistan

Hekmatyar-led HIA decides to join government

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Executive Council of the Gulbadin Hekmatyar-led Hezb-i-IslamiAfghanistan (HIA) has decided to join the government, an official said on Monday. Qarib Rahman Saeed, HIA spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the decision was taken at a meeting of the council chaired by Hekmatyar on Sunday night. He added a commission had been tasked with working on how […]

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Terrorism affecting 2 to 5 million tourists annual visit to Afghanistan: Ghani

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2017

KABUL (AFP): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani says around two to five million tourists will Afghanistan once the country becomes free from the menace of terrorism. He was speaking during a gathering in Kabul regarding the barriers and issues being faced by the tourism industry in Afghanistan. President Ghani said tourism is one of the major […]

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Taywara district center also falls to Taliban control in Ghor province

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2017

KABUL (KHAAMA PRESS):  The control of the district center of Taywara in northeastern Ghor province of Afghanistan also fell to the hands of Taliban after heavy gun battle. According to the local security officials, the Taliban insurgents managed to seize the control of the district center after launching a coordinated attack on the district center. […]

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