Herat, Latest News
Herāt is the third-largest city of Afghanistan. It has a population of about 436,300, and serves as the capital of Herat Province, situated in the fertile valley of the Hari River in the western part of the country.
303 Taliban terrorists killed, 125 wounded in Afghan forces operations in last 24 hours: Defence Ministry
At least 303 Taliban terrorists were killed and 125 others suffered injuries as a result of Afghan forces operation in several provinces in Afghanistan during the last 24 hours, the Afghan defense ministry said on Thursday. ...
UNSC to meet on Aug 6 under India's Presidency to discuss Afghanistan situation
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will be meeting on Friday, August 6, under Indian Presidency to discuss the surge in violence by the Taliban in Afghanistan post US drawdown. ...
Grant special visas to Afghan staff at risk from Taliban: UK media urges PM Johnson
A coalition of UK news organisations on Wednesday wrote a letter to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, demanding to provide special visas to "Afghan staff who have worked for the British media so that they and their f ...
As battle intensifies, Afghanistan security forces kill 274 Taliban terrorists in past 24 hours
Afghanistan security forces have killed nearly 274 Taliban terrorists and wounded around 119 in multiple provinces of the country in the past 24 hours. ...
Afghanistan: Taliban attack on India-built Salma Dam 'failed' as result of Afghan forces counter-attack
The Afghan forces thwarted the Taliban's attack on India-built Salma Dam in Herat province, said the Afghan government, adding that the terror group has "suffered heavy casualties and fled the area as a result of counter-attacks". ...
Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh joins civilian protest against Taliban, Pakistan in Kabul
Afghan first Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Tuesday night took part in a civilian protest against Taliban and Pakistan in Kabul amid rising violence in the war-torn country. ...
Afghan Justice Minister accuses Taliban of war crimes
Afghan Justice Minister Fazel Ahmad Manawi has accused the Taliban of war crimes, says the terror group is not committed to adhering to any international laws or humanitarian norms. ...
Afghan Foreign Minister, UN Special Representative discuss human rights violation in Afghanistan
Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Haneef Atmar and UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan Deborah Lyons on Tuesday discussed violation of human rights by Taliban in the country. ...
Taliban attacks carried out in collusion with Pak-based and other terror organisations, says Afghan foreign ministry
At a meeting with ambassadors and representatives of neighbouring countries, Afghanistan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar on Tuesday named Pakistan-based terror groups and other terror organisations supporting the Taliban amid the ongoing escal ...
UNSC members condemn attack against UN compound in Afghanistan
The members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the attack against a United Nations compound in Herat, Afghanistan, which claimed the life of Afghan security forces guard and injured other officers. ...