Tag archive for ‘Afghanistan’
By pak_adnews On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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Afghan Special Forces Feeling Not So Special Anymore

By Jessica Donati and Habib Khan Totakhil Morale among some Afghan special forces is wearing thin as they are increasingly called upon to lead the fight against the Taliban, with teams feeling exploited by their More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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America ignores Pakistan at its peril: John McCain

By John McCain Over the July 4 weekend, I made my annual trip to Afghanistan to visit US troops and military commanders. I also travelled to Pakistan to meet civilian and military leaders and to discuss counterterrorism More...

The UN Day : Pakistan’s Peacekeeping Role
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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United Nations Says Afghan Civilian Casualties Near Record High

Conflict in the country continues to intensify 15 years after the U.S.-led invasion By Jessica Donati Civilian casualties in Afghanistan are headed toward a record high this year, the United Nations said Monday, More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Attack on Hazaras raises fears of Sunni-Shiite violence in Afghanistan

By Muhammad Sharif and Pamela Constable Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday ordered a 10-day ban on public protests after a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State killed more than 80 people and wounded More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, July 15th, 2016
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Afghan Govt: No Plans to Participate in Future Taliban Peace Talks

By Jason Ditz Ghani Spokesman: No Plan for Another Meeting With Organizers With the Pakistan-hosted peace talks on Afghanistan collapsed in 2015, there were several unsuccessful attempts by Pakistan, China, and More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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Obama, Interpreted: What 8,400 U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Really Means

By Daniel L. Davis Last week at the White House, the president announced his decision regarding troop levels in Afghanistan through the remainder of his term of office. Let me translate his words into the reality More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Iran steps up recruitment of Shiite mercenaries in Afghanistan for Syrian war

With gelled hair spiked high and wearing a Dolce & Gabbana shirt, the young Afghan man looks more like a fashionista than a religious warrior ready to give his life for jihad in Syria. The man wanted to leave More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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Revolutionary Guard: Mullah Mansour Met with Iranian Officials 2 Months Before his Death

A website linked to the Revolutionary Guard has admitted that Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour had conducted negotiations during the two months of his stay in Iran despite the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s denial More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, May 12th, 2016
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Indian Terrorism and Propaganda against Pakistan and Threats to Regional Peace

Portraying Pakistan as an epicenter of terrorism through false-flag operations like 2016 Pathankot and 2008 Mumbai attacks, India continuously propagating that it is always becoming a victim of Pakistan’s sponsored More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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Senior Islamic State Khorasan leaders defect to Taliban

By Bill Roggio IS-Khorasan-pledge-TalibanSeveral members of the Islamic State Khorasan Provinces’ “central council” as well as other senior and mid-level leaders based in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar More...