Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Friday, December 15th, 2017

How to Deal with Crimes?

December 14, 2017 | Editorials

Crimes are lethal for a society as they can disturb the law and order situation and can bring huge losses to human beings in different ways. In fact, crimes are detrimental for both the criminal...Read more

Diligence is Never Defeat

December 13, 2017 | Editorials

Human beings are blessed with different sorts of potentials and capacities. However, all their potentials can go in vain if there are no true efforts to use them for appropriate purposes... Read more

Social Isolation Must be Diminished

December 12, 2017 | Editorials

In today’s world where society has evolved and the patterns of human interactions have become complicated, it is difficult to find people who would opt for a way of living that may negate...Read more

National »

Turkish, Palestinian Presidents Hit Back over U.S. Move on Jerusalem

Turkish, Palestinian  Presidents Hit Back over  U.S. Move on Jerusalem

December 14, 2017 | National

ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday urged the Islamic world to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, while Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas refused any U.S...Read More

IEC Has Crossed ‘Challenging Phase’: Abdullah

IEC Has Crossed ‘Challenging Phase’: Abdullah

December 14, 2017 | National

KABUL - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on Wednesday backed calls for holding Wolesi Jirga and district council elections on schedule, saying all organs involved should try to ensure the ballot...Read More

Ghani Govt. Has to Deliver on Needed Reforms: Tillerson

Ghani Govt. Has to Deliver on Needed Reforms: Tillerson

December 14, 2017 | National

WASHINGTON - The Afghan government has to continue to deliver on needed reforms, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday. “The Afghan government has to ... create the conditions to...Read More

India Voices Support for Afghan-Controlled Reconciliation Efforts

India Voices Support for Afghan-Controlled Reconciliation Efforts

December 14, 2017 | National

KABUL - Indian Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has said his government desired Afghanistan to emerge united, democratic, peaceful, stable and prosperous nation, a media report said on Wednesday...Read More

IS Presence Expanding in North, Northeastern: MPs

IS Presence Expanding in  North, Northeastern: MPs

December 14, 2017 | National

KABUL - Some Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday claimed families of foreigners with unknown identities settled in the north and northeastern parts of the country had launched anti-government...Read More

Casa-1000 ‘will Accelerate Big Projects in the Region

Casa-1000 ‘will Accelerate  Big Projects in the Region

December 14, 2017 | National

KABUL - The implementation of the CASA-1000 power project will accelerate the implementation of big projects and play a role towards promoting a better security situation in the countries of...Read More

Russia Favors Dialogue with Taliban: Lavrov

Russia Favors Dialogue with Taliban: Lavrov

December 13, 2017 | National

NEW DELHI - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at an event in India on Monday said an inclusive political dialogue for peace in Afghanistan should include the Taliban and other regional...Read More

International »

U.S. Embassy Unlikely to Move to Jerusalem before 2020: Tillerson

U.S. Embassy Unlikely to Move  to Jerusalem before 2020: Tillerson

December 14, 2017 | International

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday the U.S. embassy in Israel was unlikely to be moved to Jerusalem before 2020, national media outlets reported...Read More

Syrian Gov’t, Opposition Delegations Continue Indirect Peace Talks in Geneva

Syrian Gov’t, Opposition Delegations Continue Indirect Peace Talks in Geneva

December 14, 2017 | International

GENEVA - Syrian peace talks continued here Tuesday, with United Nations (UN) Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura meeting and holding separate bilateral talks with both the Syrian...Read More

14 Security Council Member Criticize US Action on Jerusalem

14 Security Council Member  Criticize US Action on Jerusalem

December 10, 2017 | International

UNITED NATIONS — One by one, 14 members of the U.N. Security Council spoke out against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at an emergency meeting...Read More

Britons can Change Terms of Brexit to Diverge from EU: Pro-Brexit Minister Gove

Britons can Change Terms of Brexit to  Diverge from EU: Pro-Brexit Minister Gove

December 10, 2017 | International

LONDON - British voters will be able to change the terms of the country's relationship with the European Union after leaving the bloc if they don't like the final Brexit deal, senior cabinet...Read More

Erdogan, Putin Say Trump’s Jerusalem Decision Harms Regional Peace, Stability

Erdogan, Putin Say Trump’s Jerusalem  Decision Harms Regional Peace, Stability

December 09, 2017 | International

ANKARA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed on Thursday the latest developments in Jerusalem over the phone, state-run Anadolu...Read More

Macron Calls for Non-Interference in Lebanon to Avoid Escalation

Macron Calls for Non-Interference in Lebanon to Avoid Escalation

December 09, 2017 | International

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron called on foreign powers on Friday to stop interfering in Lebanon’s politics to preserve the country’s stability and peace in the region...Read More

Editorials »

How to Deal with Crimes?

December 14, 2017 | Editorials

Crimes are lethal for a society as they can disturb the law and order situation and can bring huge losses to human beings in different ways. In fact, crimes are detrimental for both the criminal...Read More

Diligence is Never Defeat

December 13, 2017 | Editorials

Human beings are blessed with different sorts of potentials and capacities. However, all their potentials can go in vain if there are no true efforts to use them for appropriate purposes... Read More

Social Isolation Must be Diminished

December 12, 2017 | Editorials

In today’s world where society has evolved and the patterns of human interactions have become complicated, it is difficult to find people who would opt for a way of living that may negate...Read More

Let’s Not Forget the Rights of Women

December 11, 2017 | Editorials

With the voices of human rights still echoing nationally and internationally, it is imperative to remember one of the most vulnerable sections of society in Afghanistan, i.e. Afghan...Read More

Standing for Human Rights

December 10, 2017 | Editorials

All the human beings, just because of the fact that they are human, have certain rights. These rights are to make sure that human beings have secure life, favorable circumstances to live and have...Read More

Corruption Hampers Development and Security

December 09, 2017 | Editorials

Today, December 09, is being celebrated in different countries of the world under the theme: United Against Corruption for Development, Peace and Security. The international campaign, in this...Read More

Looking Through the Lens of Responsibility

December 07, 2017 | Editorials

There are two ways of looking at the role and position of an individual within a society. One is through the lens of rights, while the other is through the lens of responsibilities. Mostly, the first...Read More

Article/opinion »

ISIL Should Not be Downplayed in Afghanistan

ISIL Should Not be Downplayed in Afghanistan

December 14, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The self-styled Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has filled the air with fear as reports say that the ISIL fighters gained firm foothold in the country after losing ground in Iraq...Read More

Reviving Moral Values

Reviving Moral Values

December 13, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

It is beyond doubt that humans show natural tendencies towards beauties does not matter whether it is internal or external beauty. In other words, one naturally feels a strong spiritual thirst...Read More

How to Bring the Taliban to Peace Table?

How to Bring the Taliban to Peace Table?

December 12, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Peace negotiation between Afghan government and the Taliban has been a controversial issue. The rocky road of peace talks frequently came to a stalemate. No country has been able to break the...Read More

The Importance of Morality

The Importance of Morality

December 11, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

God has been profoundly real to me in recent years. In the midst of outer dangers, I have felt an inner calm. In the midst of lonely days and dreary nights, I have heard an inner voice...Read More

Where is the International Community?

Where is the International Community?

December 10, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Civilians suffer severely as a result of war and militancy. Regional conflicts and terrorist acts have inflicted heavy sufferings and casualties upon them. Both states and terrorist networks...Read More

The Yemen Crisis

The Yemen Crisis

December 07, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The mounting conflict in Yemen will put an adverse effect on the regional security and inflict heavy sufferings on Yemenis. Following the Syria’s conflict, Yemen is most likely to...Read More

Terrorism Remains a Serious Issue

Terrorism Remains a Serious Issue

December 05, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Afghan nation paid heavy sacrifices in combating terrorism. The militant fighters, mainly the Taliban and self-styled Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), carried out indiscriminate...Read More