Category Archives: Afghanistan

Gulf States Show Interest in Afghan Oil and Mining Sector

Afghan Minister of Mining Wahidullah Shahrani said last Tuesday that his country is preparing to accommodate foreign investments in mining, oil and gas, including counterpart companies from the Gulf Cooperation states. “We have been communicating with Kuwait Energy and calls are being made with Emaar Mining (United Arab Emirates) and Maaden (Saudi Arabia). Both the… Continue Reading

Unmanned Drone Fires Deadly Missiles at al-Qaida

US Hits Taliban and Al-Qaida Targets The US is reported to have fired two pairs of missiles at a compound in northwestern Pakistan last Thursday. The missiles were fired from an unmanned aircraft at targets where a meeting was being held of about 40 militants who were most likely members of al-Qaida and the Taliban.… Continue Reading