Afghanistan News May 26, 2015: Today's headlines.....
Dozens Killed In Afghan Attacks
By RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan May 26, 2015
Dozens of insurgents attacked several checkpoints in southern Afghanistan, killing 26 security forces' personnel in a day-long battle.
6 civilians injured as 3 rockets hit Afghan northern city
PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Six people, all civilians sustained injuries as three short-range BM-1 type rockets slammed into Pul-e-Khumri city, the capital of northern Baghlan province on Tuesday, a police officer, Abdul Rashid Bashir, said.
Three suicide-bombing planners arrested in Kabul
Khaama Press May 26, 2015
National Directorate of Security (NDS) – Afghanistan’s intelligence agency – has arrested three suicide-bombing planners in capital Kabul.
MPs Push For Nullification of NDS-ISI Agreement
TOLOnews.com By Saleha Soadat 25 May 2015
A number of MPs have raised issue over a recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Afghan and Pakistani intelligence services. The critics have objected to both particular facets of the agreement as well as to the overall process through which the pact emerged.
Minister of Hajj & Religious Affairs presented 100-day Action Plan to Public
Khaama Press May 26, 2015
Faiz Mohammad Osmani minister for the Ministry of Hajj and Religious Affairs on Tuesday presented his 100-day Action Plan to Public.
Suicide Bomber and Gunmen Attack Court Building in Maidan Wardak
TOLOnews.com By TOLOnews.com 26 May 2015
At least four unknown gunmen attacked the court building in central Maidan Wardak province early Tuesday, killing two policemen, local officials said.
Analysts Criticize Secretive Peace Process
TOLOnews.com By Tariq Majidi 25 May 2015
Commentators on Monday expressed outrage about the government's handling of peace negotiations with the Taliban, which have been shrouded in secrecy despite officials assuring greater transparency.
From U.S. ally to prison to redemption in Afghanistan
Los Angeles Times By Shashank Bengali May 26, 2015
Temour Ebrahim had little reason to be nervous when U.S. soldiers summoned him to their base in this edgy highway town 80 miles south of Kabul, the Afghan capital.
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