Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Curse in Disguise of Blessing

July 30, 2015 | Editorials

The current rainfall in Afghanistan has proved to be a curse in disguise of blessing. It is believed that the countries and the people with limited resources and unpreparedness seem to ...Read more

Refugees’ Displacement; One of the Most Dominating Problems

July 29, 2015 | Editorials

In many countries of the world because of different sorts of social and political problems, people are forced to leave their countries and move to other parts of the world in search of ...Read more

Inauguration of Salma Dam

July 28, 2015 | Editorials

A major portion of work on long-awaited Salma Dam has at last been completed. The closure of the diversion tunnel gate has taken place and the filling of the reservoir has already ....Read more

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AISA Chides Govt. for Poor Economic Development Strategy

AISA Chides Govt. for Poor Economic Development Strategy

July 30, 2015 | National

KABUL - The Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) on Wednesday announced foreign investment declined by 30 percent and accused government for having no proper strategy for economic...Read More

Govt., Taliban Delegations to Again Meet in Murree on Friday

Govt., Taliban  Delegations to Again Meet in Murree on Friday

July 30, 2015 | National

KABUL - Reports suggest that the Afghan government and Taliban delegations are again meeting in the Murree exurb of Islamabad for peace talks on....Read More

Reports about Omar’s Death Being Probed: President Palace

Reports about Omar’s Death  Being Probed: President Palace

July 30, 2015 | National

KABUL - Following rumours about Taliban’s supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar’s death, the Presidential Palace said on Wednesday the reports would be investigated ...Read More

Aziz Reiterates Constructive Engagement with Afghanistan

Aziz Reiterates  Constructive Engagement with Afghanistan

July 30, 2015 | National

KABUL - Highlighting Islamabad's efforts to fight terrorism and extremism, a top Pakistani diplomat has reiterated his government’s commitment to taking forward the process of ...Read More

Presidential Palace Employees Have Gone Unpaid for Months

Presidential Palace Employees Have Gone Unpaid for Months

July 30, 2015 | National

KABUL - Sources inside the Presidential Palace's Administrative Affairs Office have reported that a large number of employees in the executive branch have not been paid their ...Read More

No Letup in Violence Even after Pakistan-Backed Talks: Faisal

No Letup in Violence Even after  Pakistan-Backed Talks: Faisal

July 29, 2015 | National

KABUL - Javed Faisal, spokesman for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah, on Tuesday said Afghanistan expected sharp decline after first round of direct talks with ...Read More

Pakistan Gets $336m to Support Forces in Afghanistan

Pakistan Gets $336m to Support Forces in Afghanistan

July 29, 2015 | National

KARACHI - Pakistan on Tuesday received some $336 million from the United States for its ongoing role in combating a Taliban insurgency in neighbouring...Read More

International »

Yemen’s President orders Militias Merged into his Forces

Yemen’s President orders  Militias Merged into his Forces

July 30, 2015 | International

SANAA -Yemen’s exiled president has ordered that militias battling Shiite rebels in Yemen be merged with his national army, in an apparent attempt to unify ground...Read More

No one Should be President for Life: Obama

No one Should be President  for Life: Obama

July 29, 2015 | International

WASHINGTON - President Obama has called on African presidents to respect their constitutions and step down when their terms ...Read More

Peace Process with Kurdish Militants Impossible: Erdogan

Peace Process with Kurdish  Militants Impossible: Erdogan

July 29, 2015 | International

ANKARA - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was impossible to continue a peace process with Kurdish militants and urged parliament to strip politicians with links ...Read More

Yet to Hear Good Argument Against Iran Nuclear Deal: Obama

Yet to Hear Good Argument Against Iran Nuclear Deal: Obama

July 28, 2015 | International

ADDIS ABABA - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday said he was yet to hear a strong factual argument against a nuclear deal with Iran and criticized rhetoric about the agreement from some ...Read More

British PM Starts Asia Trip with big Loan Offer to Indonesia

British PM Starts Asia Trip with big Loan Offer to Indonesia

July 28, 2015 | International

AKARTA - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday his government would make available loans of up to 1 billion pounds to Indonesia to help finance infrastructure...Read More

Yemeni Crisis Mirrors Regional Unrest in Middle East

Yemeni Crisis Mirrors Regional  Unrest in Middle East

July 27, 2015 | International

CAIRO - The ongoing crisis in conflict-stricken Yemen is reflection of a regional unrest in the Middle East, especially after the forces of fleeing President Abd- Rabbo Mansour Hadi ...Read More

Editorials »

Curse in Disguise of Blessing

July 30, 2015 | Editorials

The current rainfall in Afghanistan has proved to be a curse in disguise of blessing. It is believed that the countries and the people with limited resources and unpreparedness seem to ...Read More

Refugees’ Displacement; One of the Most Dominating Problems

July 29, 2015 | Editorials

In many countries of the world because of different sorts of social and political problems, people are forced to leave their countries and move to other parts of the world in search of ...Read More

Inauguration of Salma Dam

July 28, 2015 | Editorials

A major portion of work on long-awaited Salma Dam has at last been completed. The closure of the diversion tunnel gate has taken place and the filling of the reservoir has already ....Read More

Governement Should Reach Out to War-Ravaged Masses

July 27, 2015 | Editorials

Security condition in Afghanistan is continuously on decline. Superficially, a strong nexus is found between security institutions that are ready to thwart plot anywhere around the ...Read More

Education Ruined in Helmand

July 26, 2015 | Editorials

We admit the role of quality education central to development of every country we aspire to associate with, anyway. It is believed education is one of the elements; entailing dynamic ....Read More

We have to be Cognizant!

July 25, 2015 | Editorials

A society that is undergoing the problems of unawareness and starvation cannot have the extravagance of dreaming about opulence and growth and, as a matter of fact, it does not have ...Read More

Peace Talks May Continue

July 23, 2015 | Editorials

After the statement of the Taliban leader Mullah Omar, it seems that Taliban have some sort of readiness to continue peace talks with Afghan government. In his statement, he clearly Read More

Article/opinion »

Mullah Omar’s Demise Instigates Endless Internal Strife!

Mullah Omar’s Demise Instigates Endless Internal Strife!

July 30, 2015 | Asmatyari | opinion

Afghanistan has been a battle ground for over a century between regional and international power players, exercising their desired interests. Following the Soviet withdrawal in 1989 ...Read More

An Infertile Land for Democracy

An Infertile Land for Democracy

July 30, 2015 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

In some forms, democracy can be exercised directly by the people, in large cities; it is by the people through their elected agents. Or in the memorable phrase of Abraham Lincoln, ....Read More

The Shadow of Taliban Leader on Peace Process

The Shadow of Taliban Leader on Peace Process

July 09, 2015 | Abdul Ahad Bahrami | opinion

The role of the Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar in Taliban leadership and the ongoing peace process has always been ambiguous. The Taliban leader, whose leadership was surrounded ...Read More

Ceaseless Violence Exercised to Confiscate Power!!

Ceaseless Violence Exercised to Confiscate Power!!

July 29, 2015 | Asmatyari | opinion

Previously, Eid festivity was observed here across the Muslim world. Generally Lesser Eid is regarded as the festival of breaking of the fast, also called Feast of Breaking the Fast. ..Read More

Wrestling with Instability

Wrestling with Instability

July 28, 2015 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The rise in civilian casualties has been attributed to a surge in battles between government forces and the armed opposition, mainly the Taliban. And while the war, for Afghans, ...Read More

Tackling the Tenacious Insurgency

Tackling the Tenacious  Insurgency

July 28, 2015 | Ewaz Ali Bahrami | opinion

Since the coalition troops ended its combat operations in Afghanistan and the National Unity Government (NUG) was formed after the last year presidential elections, security conditions Read More

The Right to Speak

The Right to Speak

July 27, 2015 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

Our world has always experienced the type of people who have strived to put restrictions on others to express themselves freely. However, the facts is that there are as many opinions as ...Read More