Taliban offered assurances that Afghanistan will not be allowed to be used by al-Qaeda and IS militants to attack the United States and its allies, said sources.
KABUL: The Afghan Defence Ministry welcomed on Friday suggestions by the commander of international forces in Afghanistan that more troops were needed to train Afghan security forces, who are battling to hold back a growing Taliban-led insurgency. General John Nicholson, the commander of U.S. and international troops in Afghanistan, told the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington on Thursday he did not have enough troops to adequately advise Afghan forces on the ground. Nicholson told lawmakers the NATO-led…
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, says Pakistan will not send its troops to Saudi Arabia to attack any foreign country, ARY News reported.
KABUL: The Taliban's new leader told Kabul on Tuesday it must cancel a security deal with the United States and expel all foreign troops if it wants peace in Afghanistan.
DUBAI: A Saudi-led alliance launched more air strikes on Yemen's capital and more foreign troops were reported to be moving into the country as the campaign to rout Houthi forces intensified.