Afghanistan - Press Shia Agency

posted tages with "Afghanistan"

China to fund Afghan military base

China to fund Afghan military base

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (Press Shia) – China has announced that they will be footing the bill for the construction and equipping of a new base in northern Afghanistan - although they’ll leave the manning of the base to the Afghans themselves.Gen. Dawlat Waziri, a spokesman for the Afghan Defense Ministry, told the Fergana News Agency (FNA) that China is funding the base somewhere in the northeastern...

Iran’s road min. calls for coop. to develop Chabahar Port

Iran’s road min. calls for coop. to develop Chabahar Port

TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Construction, called for continuation of cooperation between the countries which benefit from Chabahar Port.Abbas Akhundi, Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Construction, called for continuation of cooperation between the countries which benefit from Chabahar Port to put the port into operation and commercialize it. ...

Pakistan may block US Troops' supply path to Afghanistan

Pakistan may block US Troops' supply path to Afghanistan

TEHRAN, Jan. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Pakistani authorities are considering the option of blocking supplies of US troops deployed in Afghanistan through its territory amid the diplomatic tensions between Islamabad and Washington, media reported Monday.On January 1, US President Donald Trump accused Islamabad of providing "safe haven to the terrorists" despite multibillion US assistance to...

Airstrikes kill 20 insurgents in Afghan western province 

Airstrikes kill 20 insurgents in Afghan western province 

FARAH, Jan. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – At least 20 insurgents including their three local commanders were killed and eight others injured during airstrikes conducted by Afghan air forces in Farah province, west of Afghanistan on Saturday, defense ministry said in a statement released Sunday. "The air forces targeted insurgents' hideouts in Khak-e-Safid district of Farah province on Saturday,...

Premature blast kills 4 Taliban militants in E. Afghan province

Premature blast kills 4 Taliban militants in E. Afghan province

ASSADABAD, Jan. 06 (Press Shia) – A Taliban key commander and three of his armed fighters were killed after their explosive device went off prematurely in the eastern Kunar province on Friday night, provincial Police Chief Juma Gul Humat said Saturday."Taliban key commander Mubarak Shah alias Jahan along with three of his men was busy in making mine in a house in Narai district on Friday...

Iran conducts no operation in Afghan Nimruz province

Iran conducts no operation in Afghan Nimruz province

TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (Press Shia) – The deputy of Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan provincial governor rejected the news reports of some foreign hostile news outlets about Iran’s involvement in a hostage release operation in Afghanistan Nimruz province. Ali Asghar Mirshekari elaborated more on that operation saying "in the past few days, an operation to release a hostage was carried out in Nimruz...

Iran condemns terrorist attack on Kabul cultural center

Iran condemns terrorist attack on Kabul cultural center

TEHRAN, Dec. 28 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram GHasemi has categorically condemned the Thursday terrorist attack on an Afghan cultural center and news agency in Kabul.In a statement on Thursday, Ghasemi denounced the attack on the cultural center and the office of the Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) in Kabul, which killed and wounded...

Rouhani signs into force Chabahar corridor agreement

Rouhani signs into force Chabahar corridor agreement

TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s president signed into force the Chabahr international transport and transit corridor agreement between the governments of Iran, Afghanistan and India.On Monday December 25, 2017, the Iranian president signed into force the Chabahar agreement and submitted it to the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development to implement it. With Rouhani’s...

Iran ready to expand all-out ties with Afghanistan: Larijani

Iran ready to expand all-out ties with Afghanistan: Larijani

TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani met with his Afghan counterpart Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi on Monday in Islamabad of Pakistan.“Iran is ready to increase relations with Afghanistan in all areas of politics, economy, culture, and security,” said Ali Larijani, the Speaker of Iranian Parliament on Monday. The Iranian top law maker made the remarks in...

Suicide attack kills 6 Kabul

Suicide attack kills 6 Kabul

TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – A suicide blast close to the compound of Afghanistan's top spy agency, the National Directorate of Security (NDS), in the capital Kabul on Monday killed at least six people, officials confirmed.Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, told Anadolu Agency that six people were killed and three wounded in the attack. The attacker was...