Posts Tagged ‘herat’

Iran denounces Herat mosque blast, promises to aid Afghanistan in battle on terrorism

TEHRAN- Iran has vehemently denounced a terrorist assault at a mosque in Herat, Afghanistan, which left 18 people dead. Tehran has pledged its support for Afghans in their struggle against terrorism. Nasser Kanaani, the spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, slammed the assault on Guzargah Mosque worshippers in a statement on Friday. Kanaani said, “The government […]

Taliban Take Kandahar, Herat In Major Afghanistan Offensive

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban captured two major Afghan cities, the country’s second- and third-largest after Kabul, and a strategic provincial capital on Thursday, further squeezing the embattled government just weeks before the end of the American military mission there. The seizure of Kandahar and Herat marks the biggest prizes yet for the Taliban, […]

Anti-Taliban militia deploy in Herat after insurgents seize districts

Anti-Taliban militia deploy in the western Afghan city of Herat after veteran warlord and former mujahideen Ismail Khan, whose fighters helped US forces topple the Taliban in 2001, vowed to take up arms again as the insurgents closed in on the stronghold. Afghan authorities prepared Saturday to try to retake a key border crossing seized […]

Iran interested to invest in Herat mining project

TOLOnews– Iran is willing to invest in Sangan iron ore mine in Herat province and process the mineral resource inside that country. However, the Afghan government has called for processing the mineral resource inside Afghanistan, the acting minister of mines Nargis Nehan said. Sangan iron ore is located in bordering areas between Afghanistan and Iran. […]

Iranian Revolutionary Guards back Taliban: Intelligence Official in Herat

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : The government in Tehran may be saying Iran doesn’t support the Taliban, but we have seen increased Taliban support by […]

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