Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Friday, July 25th, 2014

Will Middle East Attain Peace?

Will Middle East Attain Peace?

July 24, 2013 | Asmatyari | Opinion

The deadliest conflict in fifteen day since July 8, between Israel and the Palestinians has killed 635 Palestinians, many of them civilians, and 3,640 civilian so far have been ...Read more

Permanent Solution to Security Problems

July 24, 2013 | Editorials

In a week, the capital city Kabul was targeted by terrorists for the third time. Tuesday’s attack on Kabul airport was the second such attack very recently, increasing the concerns about ...Read more

Extremism – The Illegitimate Child of ISIS and Taliban

July 24, 2013 | Editorials

The recent declaration of a caliphate by the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) ominously recalls one of Taliban militants which emerged in Afghanistan in 1996. The ...Read more

Child Labor, a Menace to the Future

July 24, 2013 | Editorials

According to estimates up to 30 percent of primary school-age children are engaged in some form of work and are often the sole source of income for their families. Children must be unbound ...Read more

National »

UN Convenes Meeting on Strengthening Presidential Election Audit

UN Convenes Meeting on Strengthening Presidential Election Audit

July 24, 2013 | National

KABUL - With the support of both of the candidates in Presidential election, the United Nations convened a meeting this morning at the headquarters of the Independent Election ...Read More

Auditing Process Halted for a Second Time

Auditing Process Halted for a Second Time

July 24, 2013 | National

KABUL - The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday announced that the auditing process has been halted, for a second time, because of disputes between the ...Read More

IEC to Halt Audit Process if Candidates Do Not Reach Agreement

IEC to Halt Audit Process if Candidates Do Not Reach Agreement

July 23, 2014 | National

KABUL - Officials of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) have said that the audit process will face challenges if the presidential candidates do not agree on the standard ...Read More

National Unity Govt. Only Remedy: Spanta

National Unity Govt. Only Remedy: Spanta

July 23, 2014 | National

KABUL - National Security Advisor Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta on Tuesday called a national unity government the only solution to current political problems of the ...Read More

US Mediation Came at Request of President, Candidates: Dobbins

US Mediation Came at Request of President, Candidates: Dobbins

July 23, 2014 | National

KABUL - Although the "national unity government" terminology used in the agreement between Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Abdullah Abdullah has been subject to some debate in recent ...Read More

International »

Putin Warns of Attempts to Destabilize Russia

Putin Warns of Attempts to Destabilize Russia

July 23, 2014 | International

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that his country currently does not see any military threat to its sovereignty and territorial integrity, but that the country ...Read More

Israel Drops White Phosphorus Bombs on Gazans

Israel Drops White Phosphorus Bombs on Gazans

July 22, 2014 | International

GAZA - Latest reports say Israeli aerial and ground forces are using white phosphorus bombs to pound several residential areas across the besieged Gaza ...Read More

Iran's Top Negotiator Calls on West to Seize Opportunity in Vienna 6

Iran's Top Negotiator Calls on West to Seize Opportunity in Vienna 6

July 19, 2014 | International

TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif once again called on the western countries to seize the opportunity to reach a final agreement with Tehran on the latter's nuclear ...Read More

Syria's Assad Swears in As New President

Syria's Assad Swears in As New President

July 17, 2014 | International

DAMASCUS- The swearing-in ceremony of President Bashar al-Assad began Wednesday and it will be followed by an inauguration speech, in which Assad will outline the features of ...Read More

Israel to Intensify Gaza Operation If Hamas Rejects Ceasefire: PM

Israel to Intensify Gaza Operation If Hamas Rejects Ceasefire: PM

July 16, 2014 | International

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israel will intensify its Gaza campaign if Hamas rejects an Egyptian ceasefire agreement, according to a ...Read More

Editorials »

Permanent Solution to Security Problems

July 24, 2013 | Editorials

In a week, the capital city Kabul was targeted by terrorists for the third time. Tuesday’s attack on Kabul airport was the second such attack very recently, increasing the concerns about ...Read More

Extremism – The Illegitimate Child of ISIS and Taliban

July 24, 2013 | Editorials

The recent declaration of a caliphate by the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) ominously recalls one of Taliban militants which emerged in Afghanistan in 1996. The ...Read More

Child Labor, a Menace to the Future

July 24, 2013 | Editorials

According to estimates up to 30 percent of primary school-age children are engaged in some form of work and are often the sole source of income for their families. Children must be unbound ...Read More

Another Terror Strike in Kabul

July 23, 2014 | Editorials

Kabul the capital of Afghanistan – a city highly guarded and overseen by national and foreign intelligence – has been a target of consecutive terror attacks recently. Only days after ...Read More

Dazed Eyes to Coming Government

July 23, 2014 | Editorials

After the mediation of US secretary of the State who pulled the country out of highly possible tragedy, Afghans breathed in relief despite serious worries about the political situation in ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Will Middle East Attain Peace?

Will Middle East Attain Peace?

July 24, 2013 | Asmatyari | opinion

The deadliest conflict in fifteen day since July 8, between Israel and the Palestinians has killed 635 Palestinians, many of them civilians, and 3,640 civilian so far have been ...Read More

The Intellectuals of our Era

The Intellectuals of our Era

July 24, 2013 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

It is an undeniable truth that through most part of history the intellectuals and writers have not been given the position and the status they ought to have. It can be found that during ...Read More

Tightening Hands over the Neck of Gaza Residents

Tightening Hands over the Neck of Gaza Residents

July 24, 2013 | Masood Korosh | opinion

As Israel continues tightening its grasp around the neck of Gaza residents, the world watches over the incident without any effective plan on the ground in order to put an end the ...Read More

A Burden on the Soul!

A Burden on the Soul!

July 23, 2014 | Muhammad Rasool Shah | opinion

The ongoing conflict in Gaza has created so many difficulties to so many people but especially the journalists and new reporters. If they report whatever they see, they can be the ...Read More

Religion is Veiled in Mystery

Religion is Veiled in Mystery

July 23, 2014 | Hujjatullah | opinion

As a religious ritual, Muslims keep vigil three nights, in holy month of Ramadan, which are called “Qadr.” These nights are considered sacred for the completion of Holy ...Read More