New details have been disclosed about the CIA’s torture program at a black site prison near Kabul, Afghanistan, thanks to newly unsealed documents the spy agency and US Defense Department were forced to declassify over a lawsuit filed by victims of the torture program.
Refugees and Repatriation Minister Hossein Alemi Balkhi said that Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei, issuing educational services to all Afghan immigrant students in Iran, contributed greatly to the Afghan people.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has warned that an American withdrawal from Afghanistan would be "to our ultimate peril," weeks after President Donald Trump announced to prolong the Afghan war, which he once described as a “complete waste.”
Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah said on Friday that development of the Iranian port of Chabahar prepares the ground for promotion of trade relations between regional states.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited Kabul on Wednesday to pledge support for the government of President Ashraf Ghani, with the precarious security in the Afghan capital underlined by a rocket attack on the airport hours after he touched down.
The Afghan Air Force took delivery of its first four US-made UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters on Tuesday as part of a planned replacement of its aging fleet of Russian-made Mi-17 helicopters, officials said.