Mullah Omar died in 2013 in Karachi; Afghan govt

Afghan government said that the reclusive one-eyed leader of the militant organisation Mullah Omar had died in 2013 in Karachi.

Malala asks world leaders to save Rohingya Muslims

The 17-year-old said Rohingya Muslims "deserve to be treated like we all deserve to be treated – with dignity and respect. Today and every day."

Yemen rebels seek talks as Saudi-led coalition ends operation

A statement read out on Saudi-owned Arabiya TV said, adding that the campaign "successfully managed to thwart the threat on the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia".
Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai receives Harvard Award for promoting education worldwide

Malala Yousafzai received the 2018 Gleitsman Award from the Centre for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School, for promoting girl's education worldwide.

Iranian ‘Guards’ conduct ballistic missile test

The test happened two months after the United States sanctioned businesses and individuals linked to Iran’s missile programme over a test of the medium-range Emad missile carried out in October 2015.
Kabul Attack

Taliban explosion rocks Kabul, at least 95 killed, 163 wounded

An explosive-laden ambulance was detonated between two checkpoints outside the old Ministry of Interior building in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday.

His first audio message; Taliban’s new supreme leader calls for unity

KABUL: Taliban’s new chief Mullah Akhtar Mansoor’s first audio message surfaced on Saturday. In the audio recording, Mansoor calls for unity among the Taliban...

ISIS financed from 40 countries, including G20 members; Putin

"I’ve shown our colleagues photos taken from space and from aircraft which clearly demonstrate the scale of the illegal trade in oil and petroleum products."
Kabul Blast

Twin blasts on Hazara community kill 80, injure over 230 in Kabul

The bombings, apparently aimed at sowing sectarian discord in a country well known for Shia-Sunni harmony, came as thousands of Hazaras gathered to protest over a multi-million-dollar power line.

Drone kills the ISIS commander Hafiz Saeed Khan in Afghanistan

Hafiz Saeed was killed along with 30 other militants as they gathered in Achin district of Nangarhar province late on Friday.
Kabul Milad Attack

Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in Kabul attack on Milad-un-Nabi day

A suicide bomber attacked a gathering of hundreds of Islamic scholars in Kabul on Tuesday, killing at least 50 and people as Muslims marked...

Paris attacks; Eight terrorists dead after killing at least 150 people at six places

French President Francois Hollande declares a state of emergency across the country after simultaneous attacks in Paris.
Raheel Sharif

Pakistan’s ex-army chief Raheel Sharif becomes chief of 39-nation Saudi-led Islamic Millitary Alliance

Raheel Sharif was made as the head of the 39-nation Saudi-led Islamic military coalition under an agreement which was finalised a few days back.

Pakistan’s ‘Aware Girls’ wins ‘With and For Girls’ award

Local Organisation Aware Girls is one of just 20 organisations from around the world to receive an inaugural “With and For Girls” Award.

Voice of the Caliphate, IS launches radio station in Afghanistan

Islamic State (IS) group have launched an anti-government radio Voice of the Caliphate station in Afghanistan to promote IS and attract new recruits, Afghan media reported.

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