Tuesday 19 November, 2019
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The Pakistani military has reported that four its soldiers lost their lives in militants attack close to Durand Line in North Waziristan. The Inter-services Public Relations, the media wing of Pakistani military claimed that the soldiers...

By Khaama Press on Sep 14th, 2019

The Pakistani military has said the fencing work along Durand Line will be completed by 2019 as the work has completed in 802 kilometers of the line. A spokesman for the Military of Pakistan Major General Asif Ghafoor said Saturday that 233 forts have also been constructed along the line. Gen. Ghafoor further added that around 843 forts...

The Afghan Senate House, Meshrano Jirga, chairman Fazal Hadi Muslimayar reacted to the alleged remarks of a U.S. Senator regarding the recognition of Durand Line. In his speech during the general session of the Senate House on Sunday, Muslimyar said condemned the alleged remarks by the U.S. Senators for conditioning their aid to Afghanistan subject...

The Afghan and Pakistani forces have briefly exchanged fire along the Drand Line in Spin Boldak district of southern Kandahar province. A source in 205th Maiwand Corps of the Afghan Military confirmed the incident and said the brief exchange of fire by the two sides. The source further added that the skirmish is not intense but both the Afghan and Pakistani...

The Pakistani military officials have said as many as 60,000 more troops will be added to increase patrols along the Durand Line with Afghanistan. The officials have said the main purpose of a boost in troops number is to increase patrols along the Line with an aim to curb the flow of insurgents passing between the two nations. Citing the informed,...

The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has expressed concerns regarding the alleged financial US support to Pakistan for fencing the Durand Line. The Office of the Former President in a statement said Hamid Karzai is deeply concerned over the US financial assistance to Pakistan for fencing the Durand Line. The statement further added that the former...

The soldiers of the Afghan Border Forces suffered casualties during the clashes with the militants close to Durand Line in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office in a statement said Thursday that a group of militants launched coordinated attack on security posts of the border forces in Spin Boldak, near the...

The Dawn News in Pakistan has rejected a report attributed to the news outlet suggesting that the Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar has recognized Durand Line as the official international border between Afghanistan and Pakistan. “A fake Facebook post screenshot doctored to pose as Dawn.com surfaced on social media on Thursday,”...

The Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the fencing along the Durand Line will not create obstacles between the people of the two sides. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military, General Bajwa made the remarks while meeting President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani during his visit to Kabul...

The Pakistani military claims that the militants attacked the Pakistani security forces near the Durand Line, sparking clashes that left at least six militants dead and five Pakistani security personnel wounded. According to a statement released by Pakistani military, terrorists from across the border carried fire raids and physical attacks on Pakistan’s...

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has instructed the Independent Directorate of the Local Governance (IDLG) to take steps in order to resolve the tensions between the tribes located on two sides of Durand Line after the recent clash in Zazai Maidan district of Khost. Deputy presidential spokesperson Durani Waziri said President Ghani has instructed the...

The Minister of Defense Gen. Tariq Shah Bahrami visited the zero point of the Durand Line during his visit to the southeastern Paktia province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office in Paktia in a statement said Gen. Bahrami...

By Khaama Press on Apr 24th, 2018

The local tribal elders from Khost province of Afghanistan and Pakistan’s Kurram Agency met on Sunday to hold talks to defuse tensions after a deadly clash left at least five Pakistani soldiers and two Afghans dead. According to reports, the meeting was organized in Kurram Agency of Pakistan and it was decided that the ceasefire should be extended. The...

A Pakistani lawmaker has demanded the trial of the Afghan soldiers involved in the recent clash along the Durand Line as he claims that the Pakistani soldiers came under fire from the Afghan side in Kurram Agency. The lawmaker Sajid Hussain Turi told reporters that the Afghan soldiers involved in the incident must be punished under international law. He...

The Afghan border police forces retook the outposts built by the Pakistani military in the outskirts of Paktia along the Durand Line. The provincial government media office in a statement said the outposts were built Anzarkai Kandu and Sarkai...

By Khaama Press on Apr 18th, 2018