Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Respect for Fellow Beings

May 28, 2015 | Editorials

One of the bonds that keep the members of a society close to one another is undoubtedly respect. Giving respect to others is essential if one wishes to keep the social relations strong and ...Read more

Responsibilities Precede Rights

May 27, 2015 | Editorials

It can be observed in our society that mostly people talk about their rights and complain that they are not given their due rights by the society or the system; however, they mostly ignore ...Read more

The Fate of the Upcoming Parliamentary Elections

May 26, 2015 | Editorials

In recent weeks, concerns over the delays in reforms to the electoral commissions as well as the future parliamentary elections have been increasing. Many election monitoring ...Read more

National »

Obama Calls on NATO Members to Help Stabilize Afghanistan

Obama Calls on  NATO Members to Help Stabilize Afghanistan

May 28, 2015 | National

WASHINGTON - U.S President Barack Obama on Tuesday called on all NATO member countries to help stabilize ...Read More

Unity Govt. Unconstitutional Until Loya Jirga Convened

Unity Govt.  Unconstitutional Until Loya Jirga Convened

May 28, 2015 | National

KABUL - The unity government would continue to wield “extra-constitutional authority” until a loya jirga is called into session, which needs electoral reforms before ...Read More

Iran, Pakistan Agree to Register Illegal Afghans

Iran, Pakistan Agree to  Register Illegal Afghans

May 28, 2015 | National

KABUL - Pakistan and Iran have agreed to register undocumented Afghan refugees living there and provide them with new facilities, the Afghan refugee minister said on ...Read More

Ghani Praises Security Forces for Zero Casualty Toll in Kabul Attack

Ghani Praises Security Forces for Zero Casualty Toll in Kabul Attack

May 28, 2015 | National

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani On Wednesday praised the Afghan National Security Forces for their well coordinated response in quelling Tuesday night's attack on a guest house in ...Read More

Private Sector Investment in Bamyan on Decline

Private Sector  Investment in Bamyan on Decline

May 28, 2015 | National

BAMYAN CITY - Private investment witnessed record downward trend in recent years in central Bamyan province, which put far-reaching negative impact on the overall trade and development ...Read More

All Ministries Should Win People’s Trust: Ghani

All Ministries Should Win People’s Trust: Ghani

May 27, 2015 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said the national unity government was formed as a result of the nation’s genuine vote and it was time for the government to respond with ...Read More

Enemies of Afghanistan are Enemies of Pakistan: Aziz

Enemies of Afghanistan are Enemies of Pakistan: Aziz

May 27, 2015 | National

ISLAMABAD - Adviser to Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, told the first senior officials’ meeting of the ...Read More

International »

Governments Certain to Seal Paris Climate Deal: U.N. Climate Chief

Governments Certain to Seal Paris Climate Deal: U.N. Climate Chief

May 27, 2015 | International

BARCELONA - Governments are certain to sign a global climate deal in Paris in six months' time even though most countries have yet to outline how they plan to cut emissions, the United ...Read More

Iraq’s ‘Will to Fight’ At Issue after IS Takeover Ramadi: US

Iraq’s ‘Will to Fight’ At Issue after IS Takeover Ramadi: US

May 25, 2015 | International

WASHINGTON - The Islamic State group’s takeover of the Iraqi city of Ramadi shows that Iraqi forces do not have the “will to fight,” the U.S. defense secretary ...Read More

IS Poised to Become ‘Serious Threat’ in Libya: UN Envoy

IS Poised to Become  ‘Serious Threat’ in Libya: UN Envoy

May 24, 2015 | International

SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan - Islamic State extremists can pose "a very serious threat" to divided Libya if rival governments there fail to reach a unity deal quickly, the United ...Read More

Obama Warning over Netanyahu ‘Unjustified’

Obama Warning over  Netanyahu ‘Unjustified’

May 23, 2015 | International

JERUSALEM - A senior official in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rightwing Likud party on Friday rejected fresh US criticism of the premier as unjustified and ...Read More

N. Korea Modified Submarine Missile Launch Photos: U.S. Official

N. Korea Modified Submarine  Missile Launch Photos: U.S. Official

May 21, 2015 | International

SEOUL - Photographs showing a North Korean missile launched from a submarine were manipulated by state propagandists and the country may be years away from developing such ...Read More

1,850 Killed, Over 500,000 Displaced in Yemen: UN

1,850 Killed, Over 500,000  Displaced in Yemen: UN

May 20, 2015 | International

GENEVA - The United Nations said Tuesday that some 1,850 people had been killed and more than 500,000 displaced as a result of the conflict raging in Yemen since late ...Read More

Editorials »

Respect for Fellow Beings

May 28, 2015 | Editorials

One of the bonds that keep the members of a society close to one another is undoubtedly respect. Giving respect to others is essential if one wishes to keep the social relations strong and ...Read More

Responsibilities Precede Rights

May 27, 2015 | Editorials

It can be observed in our society that mostly people talk about their rights and complain that they are not given their due rights by the society or the system; however, they mostly ignore ...Read More

The Fate of the Upcoming Parliamentary Elections

May 26, 2015 | Editorials

In recent weeks, concerns over the delays in reforms to the electoral commissions as well as the future parliamentary elections have been increasing. Many election monitoring ...Read More

Political Aspect of Yemen Conflict Dominates over Human

May 25, 2015 | Editorials

There are two aspect of Yemen crisis –namely the political and human. Seeing ground realities and multiplying causalities and political favoritism played by regional and international ...Read More

Equality Essential for Justice

May 24, 2015 | Editorials

Human beings, living in today’s world of ours, seem to be losing contentment and satisfaction. There are many incidents taking place in different parts of world that depict that human ...Read More

Security Concerns and Challenges

May 23, 2015 | Editorials

This year the security concerns have grown very serious. There are reports of fighting in different parts of the country and Taliban insurgents have intensified their attacks in the capital ...Read More

Afghanistan’s Drugs Crisis

May 21, 2015 | Editorials

A US-funded study found this month that there are now more than three millions drug users in Afghanistan, up from 1.6 million in 2012. According to a joint report by Afghanistan’s ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Promoting Local Resistance against the Taliban

Promoting Local Resistance against the Taliban

May 28, 2015 | Abdul Ahad Bahrami | opinion

With violence going on in a number of provinces across the country, the Afghan government is seeking assistance from local armed groups to tackle the Taliban offensive in the North. Media ...Read More

The Challenges of Kabul Residents

The Challenges of  Kabul Residents

May 28, 2015 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Being one of the highly populated city of Afghanistan, what happens in Kabul has a direct connection with various activities across the country, ranging from security-related issues to the ...Read More

Society and Literati

Society and Literati

May 27, 2015 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

It is an irrefutable fact that through most part of history the intellectuals and writers have not been given their due position and respect. It can be observed that during the ...Read More

Government Must Exercise Writ!

Government Must Exercise Writ!

May 27, 2015 | Asmatyari | opinion

The piece of land we inhabit is characterized by bombings, ruthless killings, kidnapping, corruption, bad governance, administrative flaws and mass abduction. The perception, hunger ...Read More

Pakistan’s Warning to the Taliban

Pakistan’s Warning to the Taliban

May 26, 2015 | Abdul Ahad Bahrami | opinion

Pakistan has asked the Taliban to immediately halt their spring offensive in Afghanistan. According to Pakistani media reports, the government of Pakistan has delivered a message to ...Read More

Afghan Women Remains Vulnerable

Afghan Women Remains Vulnerable

May 26, 2015 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

A spate of violence against Afghan women, documented between August 2014 and February 2015 by UNAMA, reveals women’s high vulnerability to social and domestic harms. This report ...Read More

Economic Challenges and Afghanistan

Economic Challenges and Afghanistan

May 25, 2015 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

The role of economy is of immense importance for a nation. Economy is for a country as circulatory system is for a body. As in the absence of circulatory system blood cannot be pushed ...Read More