Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

It Never Rains But It Pours

It Never Rains But It Pours

April 12,2021 | Hujjatullah Zia | Opinion

The unabated violence is raging once again in the country despite the peace process. The Afghan security forces are overwhelmed by the growing number of Taliban attacks ...Read more

Optimism for Istanbul Conference

April 12,2021 | Editorials

The peace agreement signed between the United States and the Taliban leadership last year in Doha, Qatar’s capital, after 10 rounds of negotiations included four general ...Read more

Political Discontinuation Leads to Civil War

April 11,2021 | Editorials

The Main characteristics of Political system from the beginning in Afghanistan had been suppressing people, discrimination based on ethnic, religion, region and language...Read more

Laborers are Prone to Discrimination and Injustice

April 10,2021 | Editorials

The fundamental rights of laborer in Afghanistan, as stipulated in the international instruments, are not observed by employers and private companies...Read more

National »

US Shares Istanbul Summit Agenda with Afghan Officials

US Shares Istanbul Summit Agenda with Afghan Officials

April 12,2021 | National

KABUL - First Vice President Amrullah Saleh said on Sunday in Kabul that the US has shared the agenda for the Istanbul Summit with Afghan officials and that among the topics listed ...Read More

NGO Launches Work on 50 Projects in Shiberghan

NGO Launches Work on 50 Projects in  Shiberghan

April 12,2021 | National

SHIBERGHAN - A non-governmental organization (NGO) has launched work on more than 50 welfare projects in this capital city of northern Jawzjan province amid complaints by ...Read More

President Ghani Mourns the Death of ‘Duke of Edinburgh’ Prince Philip

President Ghani Mourns  the Death of ‘Duke of  Edinburgh’ Prince Philip

April 12,2021 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani has mourned the death of Prince Philip, who served as a consort to British Queen Elizbeth II.
The Presidential Palace in a released ...Read More

King Salman’s Relief F oundation Donates 100 Tons of Dates to Needy Families

King Salman’s Relief F oundation Donates 100 Tons of Dates to Needy Families

April 12,2021 | National

KABUL - The Afghan Red Crescent Society has launched distribution of 100 tons of dates donated by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) to assist needy ...Read More

Human Rights ‘Watchdog’ Urged Warring Parties to End Violence

Human Rights ‘Watchdog’ Urged Warring Parties to End Violence

April 12,2021 | National

KABUL - Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission called on all parties involved in the war, to end the violence in the country...Read More

Herat Gets the Keys to 89 New Schools

Herat Gets the Keys to 89 New Schools

April 12,2021 | National

HERAT - The construction of 89 schools in Herat province, under the umbrella of the National Citizenship Charter project of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development ...Read More

All Key Players Must Support Turkey Summit: Öztürk

All Key Players Must Support  Turkey Summit: Öztürk

April 12,2021 | National

BRUSSELS - Turkish envoy to NATO has said the summit on Afghan peace in his country requires cooperation of all key players in the region and world, calling the meeting complementary ...Read More

International »

EU and COVID-19: When A Vaccine Only Adds to The Trouble

EU and  COVID-19: When A  Vaccine Only Adds to  The Trouble

April 12,2021 | International

BRUSSELS- European Union leaders no longer meet around a common oval summit table to broker their famed compromises. Instead, each of the 27 watches the other heads of state or government ...Read More

Data of 1.3 Million Clubhouse Users Leaked Online, With Fears ‘Real Damage’ Will be Caused

Data of 1.3 Million Clubhouse Users Leaked Online, With Fears  ‘Real Damage’ Will be Caused

April 12,2021 | International

A major data breach from a recently popular social media platform, Clubhouse, has been reported. The latest suggested leak may have compromised the personal information of ...Read More

Chad’s Veteran Leader Deby Targets Sixth Term in Presidential Vote

Chad’s Veteran Leader Deby Targets Sixth Term in Presidential Vote

April 12,2021 | International

N’DJAMENA-Voters in Chad cast their ballots on Sunday in a presidential election that is likely to see Idriss Deby extend his three-decade rule, despite signs of growing ...Read More

Xinjiang Coalmine Accident Traps 21 - China State Media

Xinjiang Coalmine Accident Traps  21 - China State Media

April 12,2021 | International

BEIJING-Twenty-one miners are trapped in a flooded coalmine in northwest China’s Xinjiang region, Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday, citing a local ...Read More

India Protests U.S. Navy’s Transit Through Its Exclusive Economic Zone

India Protests U.S. Navy’s Transit Through Its Exclusive Economic Zone

April 11,2021 | International

NEW DELHI- India protested to the United States for a navy vessel conducting a transit through its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) without consent, the foreign ministry said ...Read More

Saudi Arabia Executes Three Soldiers Sentenced for ‘High Treason’

Saudi Arabia Executes Three Soldiers  Sentenced for ‘High Treason’

April 11,2021 | International

DUBAI- Saudi Arabia on Saturday executed three soldiers who were sentenced for “high treason” and “cooperating with the enemy”, a statement from ...Read More

Editorials »

Optimism for Istanbul Conference

April 12,2021 | Editorials

The peace agreement signed between the United States and the Taliban leadership last year in Doha, Qatar’s capital, after 10 rounds of negotiations included four general ...Read More

Political Discontinuation Leads to Civil War

April 11,2021 | Editorials

The Main characteristics of Political system from the beginning in Afghanistan had been suppressing people, discrimination based on ethnic, religion, region and language...Read More

Laborers are Prone to Discrimination and Injustice

April 10,2021 | Editorials

The fundamental rights of laborer in Afghanistan, as stipulated in the international instruments, are not observed by employers and private companies...Read More

Role of Afghan Political Parties in the Peace Talks

April 07,2021 | Editorials

Role of political parties in peace building and state building is increasing among national and international ...Read More

Formidable Political Challenges Continue

April 06,2021 | Editorials

The ongoing challenges in Afghanistan bespeak of political syndrome. The mounting militancy, corruption and narcotic are highly toxic to social, political and economic issues and foment ...Read More

Peace Should Not Be Imposed

April 05,2021 | Editorials

If regional and global stakeholders put all their weight behind the Afghan peace process, hope for peace is likely to emerge in public air. Afghans have still concerns and fear ...Read More

Why Taliban Purposefully Target Journalists

April 04,2021 | Editorials

The Afghan Taliban are deliberately targeting, intimidating and killing journalists, particularly women. The question we shall answer here is why they do so?...Read More

Article/opinion »

It Never Rains But It Pours

It Never Rains But It Pours

April 12,2021 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The unabated violence is raging once again in the country despite the peace process. The Afghan security forces are overwhelmed by the growing number of Taliban attacks ...Read More

A New Deal for Informal Workers

A New Deal for Informal Workers

April 12,2021 | Marty Chen | opinion

In the early 1930s, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt introduced the New Deal in an attempt to combat the effects of the Great Depression. The program had three main ...Read More

Price-hike on the Eve of Holy Ramadan Month

Price-hike on the Eve of Holy  Ramadan Month

April 11,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

Unfortunately, the chaos of free-market always pressurizes people during the Eid days, New Year’s days, the month of Ramadan, winter season, and other events...Read More

How to Stop the Poverty Pandemic

How to Stop the Poverty Pandemic

April 11,2021 | Lindsay Coates | opinion

Globally, extreme poverty is increasing for the first time in 20 years. Although some poor countries are now receiving COVID-19 vaccines, the pandemic is set to ...Read More

What kind of public administrative system is suited for Afghanistan?

What kind of public administrative system is suited for Afghanistan?

April 10,2021 | Mohammad Zahir Akbari | opinion

On the eve of the Istanbul Peace Conference, one of the hot topics in Afghan political community is kind and nature of public administrative system in Afghanistan...Read More

Why Would Anyone Want to be President?

Why Would Anyone Want to be President?

April 10,2021 | Elizabeth Drew | opinion

More often than anyone might think, ample grounds exist for wondering why anyone would want to be president of the United States. Yes, there’s the glory of being ...Read More

War Crimes Committed with Impunity in Afghanistan

War Crimes Committed with  Impunity in Afghanistan

April 07,2021 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Warring parties and foreign forces have been engaged in war crimes in Afghanistan as a large number of civilians, including women and children, have been wounded and killed ...Read More