Afghan forces launch operation against IS

Kabul, Feb 13 : Afghan security forces on Saturday started an operation against Islamic State (IS) militants’ positions in the country’s Nangarhar province, the defence ministry said. “Personnel of Afghan National Army (ANA) launched a joint military operation on Saturday in close coordination with police and national intelligence agency staff in Achin district, Nangarhar province,” […]

Afghanistan concerned about safety of abducted ex-governor

Kabul, Feb 13 : The Afghan government on Saturday expressed deep concern for the safety of a former governor kidnapped in Pakistan. Unidentified gunmen kidnapped Sayed Fazalullah Wahidi, former governor of Afghanistan’s Herat province, on Friday in Islamabad, Xinhua reports. “Given the fact that Wahidi was kidnapped in Pakistan, Afghanistan wants Pakistan to take immediate […]