Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Long-delayed BSA Signed

October 02, 2014 | Editorials

Soon after the oath taking ceremony of the new president, the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Afghanistan and United States was signed. During a ceremony in Kabul on ...Read more

Investments and Donations should be Safeguarded

October 01, 2014 | Editorials

With the establishment of the new government, it is hoped that the clouds of hopelessness will fade away and every sector of life will start improving. The country faced one of the worst ...Read more

Afghan Women Suffer Severely

September 30, 2014 | Editorials

According to reports, police in central Afghanistan are searching for a man who allegedly cut off part of his wife’s nose. “The husband cut his wife’s nose ...Read more

National »

President Orders Kabul Bank Case Reopening

President Orders Kabul Bank Case Reopening

October 02, 2014 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Wednesday issued a decree, directing relevant state institutions to immediately address the Kabul bank issue and restitute ...Read More

Nai Asks Govt. to Address Media Challenges

Nai Asks Govt. to Address Media Challenges

October 02, 2014 | National

KABUL - Nai-Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan asked the national unity government to address challenges faced by journalists in the ...Read More

New Govt. Signs BSA and SOFA

New Govt. Signs BSA and SOFA

October 01, 2014 | National

KABUL - The crucial Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) and Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) have been signed by newly inducted National Security Advisor Hanif Atmar, U.S. Ambassador ...Read More

New Vice Presidents Introduced to Office

New Vice Presidents  Introduced to Office

October 01, 2014 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai introduced his First and Second Vice Presidents, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum and Sarwar Danish, to the vice presidency office on Tuesday morning in ...Read More

Ahmadzai, Abdullah Sworn in As President, CEO

Ahmadzai, Abdullah Sworn in As President, CEO

September 30, 2014 | National

KABUL - Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday took oath as Afghanistan’s new president, succeeding ...Read More

International »

EU Keeps Russia Sanctions in Place, Sees ‘Encouraging’ Signs

EU Keeps Russia Sanctions in Place,  Sees ‘Encouraging’ Signs

October 01, 2014 | International

BRUSSELS - The European Union decided on Tuesday to keep in place a package of economic sanctions against Russia over its support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine despite what it ...Read More

U.S. Intelligence Underestimated the Rise of IS: Obama

U.S. Intelligence Underestimated the Rise of IS: Obama

September 30, 2014 | International

BEIRUT/MURSITPINAR Turkey - President Barack Obama has acknowledged that U.S. intelligence underestimated the rise of Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, where the head of an ...Read More

Air Strikes Hit IS Militants in East Syria: Monitors

Air Strikes Hit IS Militants  in East Syria: Monitors

September 28, 2014 | International

BEIRUT - Air strikes hit Islamic State and other Islamist groups in eastern Syria early on Saturday, a monitoring group said, as a U.S.-led coalition seeks to turn the tide against the ...Read More

Cameron Urges Parliament to Back ‘Years’ of Iraq Action

Cameron Urges Parliament  to Back ‘Years’ of Iraq Action

September 27, 2014 | International

LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron warned that British military action against Islamic State militants could last for "years" as he urged MPs on Friday to vote in favour of ...Read More

UN Meets Facing Multiple Crises; Obama to Speak

UN Meets Facing Multiple Crises; Obama to Speak

September 25, 2014 | International

UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on global leaders Wednesday to find "seeds of hope" in the turmoil and despair of a world that may seem like it's ...Read More

Editorials »

Long-delayed BSA Signed

October 02, 2014 | Editorials

Soon after the oath taking ceremony of the new president, the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Afghanistan and United States was signed. During a ceremony in Kabul on ...Read More

Investments and Donations should be Safeguarded

October 01, 2014 | Editorials

With the establishment of the new government, it is hoped that the clouds of hopelessness will fade away and every sector of life will start improving. The country faced one of the worst ...Read More

Afghan Women Suffer Severely

September 30, 2014 | Editorials

According to reports, police in central Afghanistan are searching for a man who allegedly cut off part of his wife’s nose. “The husband cut his wife’s nose ...Read More

Handle with Care, the Fragile Government!

September 28, 2014 | Editorials

The long-awaited resolution of the electoral deadlock came to an end and masses had a sigh of relief. With this, there came immediate positive effects of this power transition when people ...Read More

Karzai’s Farewell and Ending Controversy over BSA

September 27, 2014 | Editorials

Negotiations on the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) began earlier 2013 and, that would define the shape of the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan for years to come. The security ...Read More

Article/opinion »

A Long Tough Route for the New Government!

A Long Tough Route for the New Government!

September 30, 2014 | Muhammad Rasool Shah | opinion

Monday was truly a historic day for our country. In its entire history, it was the first occasion when the transition of government took place peacefully and smoothly. This may sound ...Read More

The Battle Against ISIS in Iraq: PLAYERS, ALLIANCES AND LONG TERM OUTCOMES

The Battle Against ISIS in Iraq: PLAYERS, ALLIANCES AND LONG TERM OUTCOMES

September 30, 2014 | Latif Mohammadi | opinion

Long Term declines and death of ISIS is certain. Under President Obamas leadership all the important regional powers (Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia) have signed up to strike ...Read More

On World Tourism Day

On World Tourism Day

September 28, 2014 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

Human beings have always liked to enjoy nature and its beauty. They have shown their interest in their surroundings and have always strived to discover natural phenomena. The scenic ...Read More

Respecting Humanity

Respecting Humanity

September 28, 2014 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Perhaps I am a romantic, but it is my hope that in the future Humanity will live by the truth, with greater harmony between different people, their religions and cultures, and to live in ...Read More

Kazakhstan’s Role in Afghanistan’s Reconstructions

Kazakhstan’s Role in Afghanistan’s Reconstructions

September 25, 2014 | Hamed Saboori | opinion

Afghanistan has suffered from numerous challenges as it has been grappling with incessant wars and poverty in past three decades. However, the country has come a long way to overcome ...Read More