Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Monday, July 13th, 2020

Humanizing the Punishments

July 13,2020 | Editorials

Economic and military power can be developed under the spur of laws and appropriations. But moral power does not derive from any act of Congress. It depends on the relations ...Read more

Peace Process Lacks Transparency

July 12,2020 | Editorials

The Taliban had to reduce violence and sit across the table from Afghan officials after signing peace deal with the United States. The issues seem complicated after the Taliban ...Read more

Islamic Emirate VS. Democracy

July 11,2020 | Editorials

Democratic discourse will be challenged in the intra-Afghan dialogue, which yet to be brokered. The Taliban negotiators are likely to bargain over the establishment ...Read more

National »

Abdullah Will Soon Finalize List of Ministerial Nominees

Abdullah Will Soon Finalize List of Ministerial Nominees

July 13,2020 | National

KABUL - Chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah, will soon finalize list of nominees for ministerial positions, his spokesman said on Sunday...Read More

Sediqqi: Taliban Must Join Peace Process in ‘Real Way’

Sediqqi:  Taliban Must Join  Peace Process in  ‘Real Way’

July 13,2020 | National

KABUL - Presidential Palace spokesman Sediq Sediqqi on Sunday criticized the Taliban for the escalation of violence and argued the Taliban must "enter the peace process ...Read More

70-Meter Wall Costs Afghan Embassy $1.8m

70-Meter Wall Costs  Afghan Embassy $1.8m

July 13,2020 | National

KABUL - The Afghanistan Embassy in the United States has reconstructed its boundary wall measuring 70 meters at a cost of around 1,825,839 US dollars after its reconstruction ...Read More

MoF Demands Municipalities Report on Bread Program Finances

MoF Demands  Municipalities Report on Bread Program Finances

July 13,2020 | National

KABUL - Amid widespread reports of corruption, the Afghan Ministry of Finance on Saturday called on the Kabul Municipality and other municipalities in the 32 provinces ...Read More

Ex-Afghan Minister: Pentagon Investing for Iranophobia in Afghanistan

Ex-Afghan Minister: Pentagon Investing for Iranophobia in Afghanistan

July 13,2020 | National

TEHRAN - Former Afghan Information Minister Abdolkarim Khorram said the US department of defense has bribed media outlets in Afghanistan to stage propaganda against the Fatemiyoun ...Read More

Islah Editor-In-Chief Dies of Coronavirus

Islah  Editor-In-Chief  Dies of Coronavirus

July 13,2020 | National

KABUL - Dad Mohammad Unabi, editor-in-chief of Daily Islah, died of the coronavirus on Sunday morning, the newspaper reported...Read More

Over 500 Taliban-Requested Detainees May Not Be Released: Sediqqi

Over 500 Taliban-Requested Detainees May Not Be Released: Sediqqi

July 13,2020 | National

KABUL - The Afghan government on Saturday said that there are serious reservations about the release of over 500 Taliban prisoners within the country’s legal and judicial ...Read More

International »

‘US Military Supply Convoy’ Attacked & Torched in Iraq

‘US Military Supply Convoy’ Attacked  & Torched in Iraq

July 13,2020 | International

BAGHDAD - Militants on pickup trucks attacked a logistics supply convoy heading to a US military base in Iraq, forcing it to stop and getting local contractors out of the vehicles ...Read More

Erdogan Rejects Global Criticism Over Hagia Sophia Decision

Erdogan Rejects Global Criticism  Over Hagia Sophia Decision

July 13,2020 | International

ANKARA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rejected international condemnation over the decision to change the status of Istanbul's landmark Hagia Sophia from ...Read More

Mali Opposition Rejects President’s Concessions Amid Stalemate

Mali Opposition Rejects President’s  Concessions Amid Stalemate

July 13,2020 | International

BAMAKO - Mali's opposition on Sunday rejected concessions by President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita aimed at resolving an escalating political crisis that has sparked deadly ...Read More

Hong Kong: 500,000 Cast ‘Protest’ Vote Against New Security Law

Hong Kong: 500,000 Cast ‘Protest’  Vote Against New Security Law

July 13,2020 | International

HONG KONG - Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens have queued to cast ballots over the weekend in what the Chinese-ruled city's opposition camp says is a symbolic protest ...Read More

China to Hit Back Against US Sanctions Over Uighur Rights

China to Hit Back Against US Sanctions  Over Uighur Rights

July 11,2020 | International

BEIJING - China has said it will impose reciprocal measures in response to US sanctions on Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses against the Uighur Muslim ...Read More

Russia’s Lavrov: U.S. Domestic Issues Behind Speculation of Moscow’s Ties with Taliban

Russia’s Lavrov: U.S. Domestic Issues Behind Speculation of Moscow’s Ties with Taliban

July 11,2020 | International

KINSHASA - At least three people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as protests in several cities against the nomination of an election commission ...Read More

Editorials »

Humanizing the Punishments

July 13,2020 | Editorials

Economic and military power can be developed under the spur of laws and appropriations. But moral power does not derive from any act of Congress. It depends on the relations ...Read More

Peace Process Lacks Transparency

July 12,2020 | Editorials

The Taliban had to reduce violence and sit across the table from Afghan officials after signing peace deal with the United States. The issues seem complicated after the Taliban ...Read More

Islamic Emirate VS. Democracy

July 11,2020 | Editorials

Democratic discourse will be challenged in the intra-Afghan dialogue, which yet to be brokered. The Taliban negotiators are likely to bargain over the establishment ...Read More

Does Hekmatyar Carry Weight in Afghan Peace Process?

July 08,2020 | Editorials

The Kabul government has released a number of prisoners of the Hezb-e-Islami Party led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, who signed a peace deal with the Ghani administration in 2016 ...Read More

Committed Cabinet Can Meet the Public Expectations

July 07,2020 | Editorials

When nature fails to send rain crops devastate, people run for food, but when citizen fails to support a selected government, people run for state, crises appear. It is the ultimate ...Read More

Neighboring Countries Interference as the Main Cause of Continued Conflicts

July 06,2020 | Editorials

Afghanistan may soon start Intra-Afghan peace talks to end one of the longest world conflicts. It is more than four decades that Afghanistan is struggling with the conflicts...Read More

Afghans Demands from the Peace Negotiations Team

July 05,2020 | Editorials

Afghan citizens believe that there are certain principles, basic conditions and demands that the negotiations team shall consider them seriously during the talks. These include ...Read More

Article/opinion »

A V-Shaped Recovery Could Still Happen

A V-Shaped Recovery Could Still Happen

July 13,2020 | Jim O’Neill | opinion

Since March, I have been more open than other commentators to the possibility of a “V-shaped” recovery from the pandemic-induced downturn (though I have also consistently warned ...Read More

Entrepreneurship and its Challenges in Afghanistan

Entrepreneurship and its Challenges  in Afghanistan

July 12,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Although there is no clear definition for entrepreneurship, it usually refers to the process of creating new values, new enterprise and bearing any of its risks, with ...Read More

How Women Can Power the Green Transition

How Women Can Power the  Green Transition

July 12,2020 | By: Irene Giner-Reichl | opinion

The world needs to shift from the current fossil-fuel-based energy system to carbon neutrality. Most obviously, this will require countries to roll out renewable energy ....Read More

The Role of United Nation in Peace and Security In Afghanistan

The Role of United Nation in Peace and  Security In Afghanistan

July 11,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Unfortunately, no eastern or western powers and organizations have yet succeeded to act upon their commitment and humanitarian responsibilities ending the imposed war ...Read More

Trump’s Pulling out US From WHO is Sad for Global Health and Bad for USA.

Trump’s Pulling out US From WHO is Sad for Global Health and Bad for USA.

July 11,2020 | Syed Tahir Rashdi | opinion

The U.S. has sent a letter officially notifying the United Nations that it is leaving the World Health Organization, starting the formal process of withdrawal that ...Read More

Hopes and Worries over Intra-Afghan Peace Talks

Hopes and Worries over Intra-Afghan  Peace Talks

July 08,2020 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

These days Kabul is hosting a series of conferences and negotiations to pave the ground for Intra-Afghan peace talks. According to media reports, today the representatives ...Read More

Relation Between US Interests and Expansion of Taliban

Relation Between US Interests and  Expansion of Taliban

July 08,2020 | Dr. Rajkumar Singh | opinion

By 1989, mounting casualties, dissatisfaction among the troops and international pressure led to the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan. Further the power vacuum ...Read More