Author Archives: The Pashtun Times

Explosives used in Kabul hotel attack came from Pakistan: NDS

National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday announced that initial investigations show that the explosives used by Taliban insurgents in the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul on Saturday came from Pakistan.  The NDS also recovered the vehicle that attackers  used to enter the hotel compound. “The explosive materials seized in the vehicle shows that the material is made ...

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Afghan intelligence release initial findings regarding Kabul Hotel attack

KABUL: The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), released its initial findings regarding the deadly attack on Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul city. The NDS in a statement said the intelligence operatives have confiscated explosives from a vehicle from the vicinity of the hotel. The statement further added that the explosives seized from the vehicle carries sign of Biafos Company ...

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Tennis Training

A tennis training program has to meet the demands of an all-round physically challenging, individual sport. For a tennis player to perform at their best, they must have just the right mix of aerobic and anaerobic endurance, explosive strength and power, speed off the mark and agility. In fact, the amount of strength, speed, agility and flexibility conditioning a player ...

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‘Immediately arrest or expel Taliban from your soil,’ says US to Pakistan, after weekend attack in Kabul

NEW DELHI: After the weekend terror attack in Kabul that killed at least 22 people, many of them civilians, the US White House today told Pakistan in no uncertain terms that it needs to immediately arrest or expel the Taliban’s leaders who operate from Pakistani territory. “We call on Pakistan to immediately arrest or expel the Taliban’s leaders and prevent ...

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Pakistan: Student kills college principal, accuses him of blasphemy

PAKISTAN: A grade 12 student at a private college in Charsadda shot his college principal dead on Monday after being censured for skipping school to attend the November 2017 sit-in of religio-political parties in Islamabad’s Faizabad area. In a video acquired by DawnNews, the student, while being arrested, appeared to justify the murder saying he believed the college principal had committed blasphemy. ...

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د ټرمپ ګواښونو د قربانې ګډوری به څوک وی؟ عدنان بیټني

د امریکايي صدر ډونلډ ټرمپ د سويلي اسيا دپاره نوې تګلاره چې افغانستان ستايي او په پاکستان یې ځمکه توده کړې ده نو بل لور ته يې د ډېورنډ دې غاړې پاکستان لوري ته د بولانه تر چتراله پراته پښتانه هم غمژن کړي دي او اندېښنې يې ورته راولاړې کړي ځکه چې په ملکې او نړيواله کچه د پېښور او ...

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Stop Pashtuns’ Genocide in Pakistan: Pashtun expats in the US condemn Naqeebullah’s extra judicial killing

PHILADELPHIA: Pashtun expats from Swat, Waziristan and Peshawar in the United States held a protest demonstration on Sunday and condemned the brutal and extra-judicial killing of Naseemullah Khan aka Naqeeb Mehsud. The protesters called on the central government and supreme court should constitute a probe committee as the investigation team formed by the Sindh provincial government doesn’t seem willing it ...

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We will organize, we shall overcome!

BY MUHAMMAD ZUBAIR: In the aftermath of Naqib’s extra-judicial murder and the spontaneous emergence of Pashtun protests organized by youngsters against the state oppression, some friends have raised important questions: For example, they ask: how could Pashtuns be organized against state oppression if the mainstream political parties, i.e, PkMAP and ANP are sidelined, whose political leadership is being ‘unfortunately’ discredited ...

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GERMANY: Heidelberg Women’ March 2018

GERMANY: Heidelberg Women’ March 2018. Video report by Aurang Zeb Khan Zalmay

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Afghan Consul General to Karachi Dr. Abdullah Waheed Poyan was amongst those killed in terrorist attack on hotel in Kabul

PESHAWAR: Karachi-based Afghanistan Consul General Dr. Abdullah Waheed Poyan was among five people killed in the latest terrorist attack at Inter-Continental Hotel in Kabul. Afghan Special Forces ended an overnight siege at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel on Sunday, killing the last gunman from a group of three attackers who stormed the hotel, taking hostages and battling security forces for hours. Two ...

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