Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

The Evolving Islamic State in Afghanistan

July 02, 2015 | Editorials

The creeping emergence of the Islamic State group is increasingly becoming a nightmarish insurgency development in Afghanistan. An American commander has confirmed that there are ...Read more

Drawbacks in Security Matters

July 01, 2015 | Editorials

The attack on Afghan parliament marks the continuation of terror plot unleashed by militants. The militants have already stepped up attacks on government and foreign targets in recent ...Read more

The Prospect of Security in Coming Months

June 30, 2015 | Editorials

with the Taliban offensive intensifying across the country, the prospect of security in the country remains uncertain. Speaking at a parliamentary session, Afghan security officials assured Read more

National »

WJ Again Summons Ulumi Over Spiraling Insecurity

WJ Again Summons Ulumi Over Spiraling Insecurity

July 02, 2015 | National

KABUL - As many as 64 Wolesi Jirga (WJ) members on Wednesday signed agreed to summon minister of interior to brief the august house about growing incidents of violence that has been plaguing ...Read More

US Praises ANSF Quick Response to Terror Acts

US Praises ANSF Quick Response to Terror Acts

July 02, 2015 | National

WASHINGTON - The Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) have come a long way in defending and securing their country, the United States said Tuesday as it praised the security forces in ...Read More

Danish Introduces Nominees for Key Posts to Parliament

Danish Introduces Nominees for Key Posts to Parliament

July 02, 2015 | National

KABUL - Second vice president Mohammad Sarwar Danish on Wednesday introduced four nominees for key government posts to parliament ahead of Saturday's vote of ...Read More

Takhar’s Military Operation Ongoing to Clear All Insurgents

Takhar’s Military Operation Ongoing to Clear All Insurgents

July 02, 2015 | National

TELEQAM - The military operation in Khwaja Ghar district of northern Takhar province to clear all insurgents is ongoing and the Taliban has sustained massive casualties, local officials ...Read More

Japan Donates 106 Machineries for Road Maintenance

Japan Donates 106  Machineries for Road Maintenance

July 02, 2015 | National

KABUL - In latest move to support Afghanistan, the Embassy of Japan on Wednesday announced the handover of 106 different machineries to the Ministry of Public Works for road maintenance ...Read More

New Bamyan Governor Received Amid Protests

New Bamyan Governor Received Amid Protests

July 02, 2015 | National

BAMYAN CITY - Taher Zahir, the newly-appointed governor for central Bamyan province was introduced on Wednesday amid protest by some lawmakers and...Read More

President Ashraf Ghani :No one Should Gamble Afghanistan will Collapse

President Ashraf Ghani :No one Should Gamble  Afghanistan will Collapse

July 01, 2015 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said the war had been imposed on the Afghans and Afghanistan would not collapse as a...Read More

International »

UN Chief Calls for more Efforts to End Violence in Syria

UN Chief Calls for more Efforts to  End Violence in Syria

July 02, 2015 | International

UNITED NATIONS - The international community should be shamed by the continued suffering of the Syrian people, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said in a statement issued here Tuesday, the ...Read More

Concert Staged at UN, Calling Attention to Climate Change

Concert Staged at UN, Calling  Attention to Climate Change

July 02, 2015 | International

UNITED NATIONS - An array of international musicians staged a concert at the UN headquarters on Tuesday night, intending to use the power of music to raise awareness about the devastating ...Read More

Obama Stresses Anti-Terror Cooperation in Phone Talks with Leaders

Obama Stresses Anti-Terror Cooperation in Phone Talks with Leaders

July 01, 2015 | International

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama underscored the counterterrorism cooperation over the phone with leaders of France, Britain and Tunisia, the White House ...Read More

Russia Vows Military, Political Support for Damascus: Syrian Minister

Russia Vows Military, Political Support for Damascus: Syrian Minister

July 01, 2015 | International

DAMASCUS - Russian President Vladimir putin has promised continued military, political and economic support for syria a Syrian minister...Read More

Putin Urges All to Fight IS Group, Backs Syria’s Assad

Putin Urges All to Fight IS Group, Backs Syria’s Assad

June 30, 2015 | International

MOSCOW - In a surprise meeting with Syria's foreign minister, Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged his support Monday for Syrian President Bashar Assad and called on all Middle East ...Read More

Kerry Says ‘Too Early’ to Tell if Iran Deal Sealed

Kerry Says ‘Too Early’ to Tell if Iran Deal Sealed

June 30, 2015 | International

VIENNA - US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Monday it was too soon to tell if a nuclear deal with Iran is possible as he awaited the return of Iran's foreign minister from ...Read More

Editorials »

The Evolving Islamic State in Afghanistan

July 02, 2015 | Editorials

The creeping emergence of the Islamic State group is increasingly becoming a nightmarish insurgency development in Afghanistan. An American commander has confirmed that there are ...Read More

Drawbacks in Security Matters

July 01, 2015 | Editorials

The attack on Afghan parliament marks the continuation of terror plot unleashed by militants. The militants have already stepped up attacks on government and foreign targets in recent ...Read More

The Prospect of Security in Coming Months

June 30, 2015 | Editorials

with the Taliban offensive intensifying across the country, the prospect of security in the country remains uncertain. Speaking at a parliamentary session, Afghan security officials assured Read More

The Road to Good Governance

June 29, 2015 | Editorials

Recently, there have been debates, in national and international circles, regarding Afghan government and its ability to deal with the challenges within the country. However, Read More

Emergence of Ghost Schools Amidst Negligence of Concerned Ministry

June 28, 2015 | Editorials

We have been narrating tales of technological progress, economic gains and educational developments the rest of the world has achieved, bidding to create an inspiration to our fate ...Read More

Democratization Leads to Prosperity

June 27 2015 | Editorials

Democracy, in the modern world of ours, is considered as the best form of government and most of the countries in the world pursue the same system. However, there are only some of the ...Read More

“Let’s Develop our Lives without Drugs”

June 25 2015 | Editorials

June 26th will be observed as International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. By resolution 42/112 on December 07, 1987, the UN General Assembly decided to observe the day as Read More

Article/opinion »

Electoral Reforms Crucial to Credible Future Setup

Electoral Reforms Crucial  to Credible Future Setup

July 02, 2015 | Asmatyari | opinion

The Electoral Reform is considered a crucial need of Afghans subsequent electoral distaste emerged after the former presidential election. Nonetheless, the different position owned ...Read More

Construction and Maintenance of Roads in Afghanistan

Construction and Maintenance of Roads in Afghanistan

July 02, 2015 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

There are various types of developments that are believed to be essential for the people of a country in the modern world. As a result of these developments the people are able to make their ...Read More

The Challenges of Multiculturalism

The Challenges of Multiculturalism

July 01, 2015 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

The world of ours is embellished with variety of thoughts, feelings, perceptions and ideologies. And the same variety, many believe, is the beauty of it. However, maintaining the same ...Read More

The Lagging Efforts for Resolving Kabul Bank Case

The Lagging Efforts for  Resolving Kabul Bank Case

July 01, 2015 | Abdul Ahad Bahrami | opinion

Resolving the Kabul Bank scandal was one of the major promises pledged by the National Unity Government (NUG) when it was formed last year. However, despite remarkable progresses in ...Read More

Material Vs Non-material Culture

Material Vs Non-material Culture

June 30, 2015 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

A society tends to suffer from cultural stagnation or cultural lag when there is a considerable gap between the material culture and non-material culture of the society. The ...Read More

Underestimating Human Rights

Underestimating  Human Rights

June 30, 2015 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

There must be a sustained effort to listen to each other; to learn from each other; to respect one another; and to seek common ground…. We were born out of revolution against an ...Read More

Hatred Begets Hatred

Hatred Begets Hatred

June 29, 2015 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

It can be observed in our today’s world that there has been increase in the negative energy displayed by human beings in different forms. The worst of its types can be found in the ...Read More