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18 persons killed in terrorist car bombing in eastern Afghan town

18 persons killed in terrorist car bombing in eastern Afghan town

KHOST, May 27 (Press Shia) – At least 18 persons were killed Saturday when a suicide car bombing struck a crowded area in Afghanistan's eastern Khost city, a local security official said.The target of the attack was local security guards known as Campaign Forces and several civilians were also affected by the blast, the source told Xinhua anonymously. The blast occurred near a taxi stop...

Iran denounces attacks on clinics in Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria, Palestine

Iran denounces attacks on clinics in Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria, Palestine

TEHRAN, May. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran at UN headquarters in New York Gholamali Khoshroo voiced Iran’s concern over increasing number of attacks on clinical centers.Iran’s UN envoy condemned the increase in the number of attacks on clinical centers in war torn areas, especially in countries like Palestine, Afghanistan,...

Iran, Russia, Afghanistan security heads soon to hold summit

Iran, Russia, Afghanistan security heads soon to hold summit

TEHRAN, May 24 (Press Shia) – Iran, Russia and Afghanistan have agreed to hold a trilateral summit headed by their respective secretaries of national security in Kabul in the near future, Head of Iran's Supreme National Security Council said Wednesday.Ali Shamkhani made the announcement in a meeting with Mohammad Hanif Atmar, National security adviser to Afghan President Ghani, on Wednesday on...

71 militants killed in Afghan forces fresh operations 

71 militants killed in Afghan forces fresh operations 

KABUL, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Up to 71 armed militants have been killed during series of operations across the conflict-hit Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, said a statement of Interior Ministry released here on Monday. "Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched 12 Counter-Terrorism operations to clear some areas from terrorists and enemies and as a result 71 rebels...

Afghan security forces kill dozen of Taliban militants over past 24 hours

Afghan security forces kill dozen of Taliban militants over past 24 hours

TEHRAN, May 13 (Press Shia) – Afghan security forces with artillery support have eliminated at least a dozen of Taliban militants in the course of several operations in different parts of the country, local media reported Friday, citing the Afghan Defense Ministry..Afghanistan's security forces have killed at least 12 militants of the Taliban terrorist movement (banned in Russia)...

Ties with Afghanistan safeguard Iran’s security, interests

Ties with Afghanistan safeguard Iran’s security, interests

TEHRAN, May 08 (Press Shia) – Iran’s foreign minister said relations with the Afghan government will preserve security and interests of the Islamic Republic of Iran.Speaking to reporters at the end of his one-day visit to Kabul, Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif touched upon achievements of the trip saying “good negotiations were held with high-ranking officials of...

Zarif discuss fight against terrorism with Karzai

Zarif discuss fight against terrorism with Karzai

KABUL, May 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian .Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with former Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Sunday.During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on bilateral issues and stressed the need for developing cooperation to combat terrorism and extremism. This is reportedly Mr. Zarif’s last meeting in Kabul, after which he would leave the Afghan...

Zarif meets with Afghan president, chief executive

Zarif meets with Afghan president, chief executive

TEHRAN, May 07 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday.During Zarif’s meeting w.ith Ghani attended by Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, Vice President Sorour Danesh, Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani, National Security Adviser Mohammad Haneef Atmar, Finance Minister...

Zarif pledges to back Afghanistan in all arenas

Zarif pledges to back Afghanistan in all arenas

TEHRAN, May 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, while hailing Iran’s role in formation of new Afghanistan, assured Afghans that they will be supported in all fields.Addressing a press conference following a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani, Iranian Minister of foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif appreciated notable hospitality of Afghan...

FM Zarif meets with Afghan counterpart

FM Zarif meets with Afghan counterpart

TEHRAN, May 07 (Press Shia) – Mohammad Javad Zarif, who arrived in Kabul on Sunday morning, met and talked with Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani.Upon arrival in the Afghan capital, Iran’s Zarif, leading a top-ranking diplomatic delegation, was welcomed by Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for Management and Resource Nasir Ahmad Andisha. ...