Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Sunday, August 18th, 2019

MWA Calls for Refugees’ Participation in Upcoming Polls

July 01,2019

KABUL - The Migration Watch Afghanistan (MWA) has warned that 3.5 million Afghan refugees could miss participation in the upcoming presidential election, asking the government ...

Supporting Intra-Afghan Dialogue a “Shared Responsibility”

July 01,2019

With President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani’s state visit to Pakistan, the trust deficit between Afghanistan and Pakistan is likely to diminish. The Afghan-Pak officials ...

Targeting Media Staff is War Crime

June 30,2019

Media play an essential role in Afghanistan. Following the collapse of the Taliban regime, a number of media outlets were launched to support democratic principles ...

Afghan Mining Investment Opportunities

June 29,2019

Afghan market is open to domestic and foreign entrepreneurs for investment in all areas, including mining sectors, and has attracted the attention of private . . .

Ifs and Buts of Peace Talks

June 27,2019

Regional stakeholders and Afghanistan’s neighboring countries have engaged in peace process more seriously so as to break the stalemate of peace talks between ...

Why Council of Afghan Presidential Candidates Deceive Their Own People

June 26,2019

Afghanistan Presidential hopefuls staged a rally on Thursday urging the formation of a takeover government and resignation of the elected Afghan president Ghani...

Cultural Interactions Likely to Promote Religious Tolerance

June 25,2019

Promoting religious tolerance and respecting one’s faith, race, and color will pave the ground for peaceful coexistence and uphold the spirit of brotherhood...

What Afghanistan Expects from Pakistan in the Peace Talks process

June 24,2019

Pakistan initiated peace summit on Afghanistan on Saturday. Many Afghan political leaders have attended the peace conference to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afghan ...

Can Pakistan Meeting Broker Talks between Taliban and Afghan Government?

June 23,2019

Peace talks are being debated hotly amidst the escalated militancy and Afghanistan’s tit-for-tat policy. The Afghan government has intensified its offensive attacks ...

Women’s Key Role in Social and Political Life

June 22,2019

Afghan women played a highly significant role in social, political, and economic arenas and continue their active participation in all these sectors after being entitled equally ...

A Message of Hope: US Seeks Comprehensive Peace, Not Troop Withdrawal

June 20,2019

Zalmay Khalilzad was selected as the US Special Envoy for Afghanistan to put an end to its longstanding campaign against the Taliban. At the beginning of the talks most of Afghan ...

How to Address Mistrust to Afghan Electoral Commissions

June 19,2019

The democratic transition that started in Afghanistan in 2001 has made significant progress. Arguably, a major landmark in the Afghan democratic experiment was the successful . . .

Seeking Common Ground and Addressing Common Challenges via CICA

June 18,2019

The 5th summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), hosted by Tajikistan, is significant for mitigating challenges across the region ...

Women’s Role Important in Peace Talks

June 17,2019

The issue of women’s rights and freedoms has been one of the main concerns in the peace talks. Afghan nation, notably women, urges the participation of women ...

SCO Summit – A Platform for Addressing Regional Instability

June 16,2019

President Ghani’s participation in the 19th summit of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), hosted by Kyrgyzstan, and his ...

Trust Building Between Af-Pak is a Must for Peace

June 15,2019

Considering that the peace talks has reached a critical phase, engagement with more Afghans across the country on how to achieve a negotiated political settlement ...

Kabul’s ‘an Eye for an Eye’ Policy Will Work out Effective

June 13,2019

The Taliban’s intensified attacks within the last few days seem to be a backlash against the attacks carried out by the Kabul government. The Taliban militants have ...

Media Upholding Freedoms of Speech and Opinion

June 12,2019

The media plays a highly significant role in Afghanistan for upholding democracy and freedom of speech. It provides a platform for the public to have their say freely ...

Kazakhstan And A New Chapter of Regional Constructive Interaction

June 11,2019

On June 9, citizens of Kazakhstan went to the polls for an early presidential election and Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won a sweeping victory in a presidential election ...

Afghan Women Bearing the Brunt of Violence

June 10,2019

Violence against women has increased in recent days. Within the last three months, a large number of Afghan women have undergone violence across the country. Notwithstanding ...

Central Asia, Regional Economic Integration and evolving geopolitical Significance

June 09,2019

Central Asia has vast stores of energy and natural resources. But to achieve a brighter future the region must pursue economic integration. Sustainable stability, economic growth ...

Taliban not Genuine Negotiators

June 08,2019

Despite the issue of talks, as the Taliban and the US Special Envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad are preparing for the seventh round, the Taliban insurgents ...

A Nostalgic Feeling for Ancient Silk Road

June 03,2019

Trade and cultural exchanges played a crucial role in the development of ancient civilization. Besides commercial give-and-take, the historical Silk Road ...

Taliban’s Attitude towards Women’s Rights Stated in Moscow Meeting

June 02,2019

The rights of the Afghan women are that their sons should not be killed, their husbands should not be killed, their houses should not be destroyed, they should not be forced ...

‘Taliban in Moscow and Kabul’ Different?

June 01,2019

A photo from the Taliban’s latest meeting in Moscow circulated on social media has been changed into a bitter political satire for Afghans. The photo shows that a shapely-figured lady ...

Gender Discrimination and Sexual Scandal Outrageous to Afghan Nation

May 30,2019

Sexual discrimination and violence against women are widespread in Afghanistan and make the headlines in national and international media every so often. Although the rights ...

Supporting Peace Process or Playing Political Game?

May 29,2019

A Taliban delegation, led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, traveled to Moscow to attend a meeting. A number of Afghan high-prolife politicians, including head of Afghan High Peace Council ...

Public Concern over Prolonged Peace Talks Continues

May 28,2019

Concern about the outcome of peace talks between the US and Taliban representatives continues. Although one doubts if the two sides reach an agreement, the consequence of the peace ...

Is Equality Attainable?

May 27,2019

Human beings, living in today’s world of ours, seem to be losing contentment and satisfaction. There are many incidents taking place in different parts of world ...

Ethnocentrism Played Destructive Role in Afghanistan

May 26,2019

Ethnocentrism, racial discrimination, and lack of religious tolerance have led to insurmountable challenges in Afghanistan. A large number of individuals are discriminated ...

Lack of Political Consensus Hampers Peace and Prosperity

May 25,2019

Since a series of talks, held between the US and Taliban representatives, did not mitigate insurgency, Afghans appear to hold out not much hope about a positive ...

Afghan Political Parties: At the Crossroad of Going Forward or Backward

May 23,2019

According to the article 61 of the Afghan Constitution, President Ghani’s mandate ends on May 22. However, it has been scheduled to September 28 according ...

Corruption As the Main Barrier to Peace in Afghanistan

May 22,2019

According to the new report released by UNAMA, though Afghanistan has taken specific reform initiatives in the Justice sector and policy making, corruption has been ...

What if Law Protectors Turn to Law Violators?

May 21,2019

Afghan men and women flocked to ballot boxes to celebrate democracy through casting their votes so as to send their representatives to parliament, which is called ...

Afghans Have Gloomy Outlook on Peace Talks

May 20,2019

Afghanistan’s peace process has been highly rocky. Although Trump administration has put all its weight behind the negotiation, optimism for its fruition is decreasing ...