Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Friday, August 26th, 2016

Road to Economic Liberty

Road to Economic Liberty

August 25, 2016 | Dr. Faisal Ali | Opinion

“Usury is evil because the usurer seeks avariciously what has no finite limits”. (Burudian, a professor at the University of Paris in fourteenth century) Read more

Heath Sector Requires More Attention

August 25, 2016 | Editorials

Health sector in Afghanistan has always faced difficulties. No proper attention has been dedicated to the sector and as a result many people suffer. One of the major issues in...Read more

Tenacious Violence against Women

August 24, 2016 | Editorials

Afghan society is one of the societies prominently marked with consistent violence against women. There have been efforts to discourage violence against women, mostly after the...Read more

When You Educate A Woman, You Educate A Generation

August 23, 2016 | Editorials

In spite of remarkable efforts for women rights made, but potential factors of violence such as undulation, economic dependencies, sociopolitical issues, health and...Read more

National »

CEO Calls for Holding Wolesi Jirga, District Council Elections

CEO Calls for Holding Wolesi Jirga, District Council Elections

August 24, 2016 | National

KABUL - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah on Tuesday insisted on the conduct of Wolesi Jirga and district council elections, saying approval of the draft election...Read More

Cabinet Oks Draft Election Law, Proposing Amendments

Cabinet Oks Draft Election Law, Proposing Amendments

August 24, 2016 | National

KABUL - The cabinet has approved in principle a draft election law, underlining the imperative of a single-seat system at polling stations for the upcoming Wolesi Jirga polls...Read More

Govt. Yet to Tackle Caretaker Issue As Brussels Summit Looms

Govt. Yet to Tackle Caretaker Issue As Brussels Summit Looms

August 24, 2016 | National

BRUSSELS - As the Brussels Summit on Afghanistan looms, the Afghan government has to meet a number of commitments made to the international community ahead of the crucial...Read More

Majority of Afghans want the Govt System Changed: Poll

Majority of Afghans want the Govt System Changed: Poll

August 24, 2016 | National

KABUL - More than half of (51 percent) of respondents in a new opinion poll believe the country’s system should be changed from presidential to a combination of chancellery...Read More

Kabul-Delhi Enjoy Friendly Relations Historically: Modi

Kabul-Delhi Enjoy Friendly Relations Historically: Modi

August 23, 2016 | National

KABUL - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reiterated his country’s commitment to Afghanistan’s rehabilitation, reconstruction, peace and stability...Read More

OIC to Host Conference on Afghan Reconciliation

OIC to Host Conference on Afghan Reconciliation

August 23, 2016 | National

KABUL - A three-day international conference of religious scholars will be organised in the holy cities of Makkah and Madina on promoting peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan...Read More

CEO Meets Businessmen over Rising Crime Rate

CEO Meets Businessmen over Rising Crime Rate

August 23, 2016 | National

KABUL - At a meeting with businessmen on Monday, CEO Abdullah Abdullah discussed the issue of crime in the country, particularly that targeting the business community. He said...Read More

International »

US Scrambled Jets to Protect Its Advisers in Syria: Pentagon

US Scrambled Jets to Protect Its Advisers in Syria: Pentagon

August 22, 2016 | International

WASHINGTON - The US-led coalition scrambled fighters to protect US advisers working with Kurdish forces after Syrian regime jets bombed the area, in the latest escalation of...Read More

Donald Trump’s Support for Forced Deportation is ‘To Be Determined’

Donald Trump’s Support for Forced Deportation is ‘To Be Determined’

August 22, 2016 | International

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump’s support of forced deportation for undocumented immigrants is now unclear, his campaign manager said on Sunday. To be determined, Kellyanne Conway...Read More

US, Ukraine Urge End to Soaring Tensions with Russia

US, Ukraine Urge End to Soaring Tensions with Russia

August 21, 2016 | International

WASHINGTON - US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko in a phone call urged a speedy resolution to the conflict with pro-Russian separatists amid a...Read More

Turkey to Play More Active Role to Solve Syrian Crisis: Yildirim

Turkey to Play More Active Role to Solve Syrian Crisis: Yildirim

August 21, 2016 | International

ISTANBUL - Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday that his country will play a more active role in helping address the Syrian crisis within the next six months...Read More

Merkel Sees no Reason for EU to Lift Russia Bans over Ukraine

Merkel Sees no Reason for EU to Lift Russia Bans over Ukraine

August 20, 2016 | International

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the European Union should keep the sanctions against Russia because of what she called Moscow’s failure to honor its obligations...Read More

UN Agency Reports Fewer Children Detained for Immigration Purposes

UN Agency Reports Fewer Children Detained for Immigration Purposes

August 20, 2016 | International

UNITED NATIONS - The UN Refugee Agency has reported a 14 percent decrease in the total number of children detained for immigration-related purposes across 12 countries last...Read More

Editorials »

Heath Sector Requires More Attention

August 25, 2016 | Editorials

Health sector in Afghanistan has always faced difficulties. No proper attention has been dedicated to the sector and as a result many people suffer. One of the major issues in...Read More

Tenacious Violence against Women

August 24, 2016 | Editorials

Afghan society is one of the societies prominently marked with consistent violence against women. There have been efforts to discourage violence against women, mostly after the...Read More

When You Educate A Woman, You Educate A Generation

August 23, 2016 | Editorials

In spite of remarkable efforts for women rights made, but potential factors of violence such as undulation, economic dependencies, sociopolitical issues, health and...Read More

Are we Disturbing Balance in Life?

August 23, 2016 | Editorials

Throughout our journey in history, we have been required to adjust by perfecting ourselves physically, socially and technologically so as to guarantee our existence. In...Read More

National Unity – A Crying Need

August 22, 2016 | Editorials

Lack of tolerance will undermine national unity in any society. Racial, ethnic and religious differences have split nations and triggered war and violence in human societies...Read More

Learning from Mistakes and Experiences

August 21, 2016 | Editorials

The world would not have advanced to such an extent if we could not take advantage of our own experience or that of others. We should have been still at the same stage...Read More

Reiterating Commitments on Independence Day

August 20, 2016 | Editorials

During the past few days, people in Afghanistan celebrated 97th Independence Day, in different parts of country. There were different kinds of festivities and both the...Read More

Article/opinion »

Road to Economic Liberty

Road to Economic Liberty

August 25, 2016 | Dr. Faisal Ali | opinion

“Usury is evil because the usurer seeks avariciously what has no finite limits”. (Burudian, a professor at the University of Paris in fourteenth century) Read More

Violence will Never Breed Peace

Violence will Never Breed Peace

August 25, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Imposing ideology with the barrel of gun will lead to violence and bloodshed. History shows that lack of religious tolerance and warped minds resulted in great destructions and...Read More

My Girls20 Journey

My Girls20 Journey

August 24, 2016 | Simin Haidary | opinion

It was April 2016 when I received the exciting news that I was selected in the Girls20 delegate representing Afghanistan. Girls20 is a globally active social enterprise from...Read More

When the Rule of Law Disappears

When the Rule of Law Disappears

August 24, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

According to some studies, almost all articles of the Constitution of Afghanistan have been violated over the past 13 years. According to the findings of the survey, 161...Read More

The Mournful Taliban Heighten Militancy

The Mournful Taliban Heighten Militancy

August 23, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Since the Taliban are reeling from the death of their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour, they have intensified their attacks in Afghanistan. Their newly appointed leader Mowlavi...Read More

The Power of Writing

The Power of Writing

August 21, 2016 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Writing has the energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate, to humble and to make think.The biggest benefit of writing is...Read More

Afghanistan’s Independence

Afghanistan’s Independence

August 20, 2016 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Succeeding to the throne, Amanullah Khan declared independence in 1919 and pursued an independent foreign policy free from the influence of the British Rule and his rule...Read More