Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Biden Announces to Meet the Afghan Leaders as Violence in Afghanistan Soars

Biden Announces to Meet the  Afghan Leaders as Violence in  Afghanistan Soars

June 22,2021

KABUL - The US President Joe Biden will meet with Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, the president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah ...

First Flight from UAE Lands at Khost Airport

First Flight from UAE  Lands at Khost Airport

June 22,2021

KHOST CITY - For the first time, an Afghan Ariana Airlines flight from Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, landed at the airport in southeastern Khost province on Monday...

‘Pakistan Committed to Strategic Depth Policy in Afghanistan’

‘Pakistan Committed to  Strategic Depth Policy in  Afghanistan’

June 22,2021

KABUL - Pakistan’s Strategic Depth Policy still underway in Afghanistan causing unbearable suffering among Afghans on both sides of the Durand Line, Afghan ...

Afghans Scoop 2 Bronze Medals in Beirut Taekwondo Contest

Afghans Scoop  2 Bronze Medals in Beirut Taekwondo Contest

June 22,2021

KABUL - Two Afghan athletes, Farzad Mansoori and Hussain Lutfi, each won a bronze medal in the 2021 Beirut Open Taekwondo Tournament which finished on Monday ...

China Urges Its Citizens in Afghanistan to Evacuate as Violence Soars

China Urges Its Citizens in  Afghanistan to Evacuate as Violence Soars

June 22,2021

KABUL - In recent weeks, the number of terrorist attacks, kidnappings, criminal offenses, and other similar occurrences has escalated across Afghanistan...

1,847 New Cases of COVID-19, 78 Deaths Reported

1,847 New Cases of COVID-19, 78 Deaths Reported

June 22,2021

KABUL - The Ministry of Public Health on Monday reported 1,847 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 4,629 samples tested in the last 24 hours...

Millions of Afghanis Lost to Illegal Labour Ministry Hirings

Millions of Afghanis Lost to Illegal Labour Ministry Hirings

June 21,2021

KABUL - Hundreds of people have been recruited against merit and law in the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and as a result millions of dollars were wasted and the institution ...

Pakistan, Iran to Work for Stability in Afghanistan

Pakistan, Iran to Work for Stability in Afghanistan

June 21,2021

PESHAWAR - With foreign forces exiting Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran have agreed on expanding cooperation on stabilising the war-devastated neighbour...

Delegation’s Trip from Kabul to Doha Is Planned but Not Scheduled

Delegation’s Trip from Kabul to Doha Is Planned but Not Scheduled

June 21,2021

KABUL - A delegation is expected to travel from Kabul to Doha for peace talks, but consultations are still underway and a date for the team’s departure is yet to be agreed ...

Abdullah Says Turkey’s Presence at Kabul Airport ‘Important’

Abdullah Says  Turkey’s Presence at Kabul Airport  ‘Important’

June 21,2021

KABUL - Head of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah, has emphasized on the importance of Turkey’s presence at Kabul airport after foreign ...

Kabul Residents: Bills Increase as Power Service Worsens

Kabul Residents: Bills  Increase as Power Service Worsens

June 21,2021

KABUL - Kabul residents say they have electricity in their homes only limited hours per day, but their electricity bills have increased...

Former President Says US Failed in Afghanistan

Former President Says  US Failed in Afghanistan

June 21,2021

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s former president said Sunday the United States came to his country to fight extremism and bring stability to his war-tortured ...

Gold, Ghee Prices Down in Kabul

Gold, Ghee Prices  Down in Kabul

June 21,2021

KABUL - Fuel and ghee prices fell while other essential item rates remained unchanged during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Sunday...

Turkey Set to Host 3-Way Talks on Afghan Peace Push

Turkey Set to Host 3-Way Talks on Afghan Peace Push

June 20,2021

KABUL - Top diplomats from Afghanistan, Turkey and Iran are set to meet in the Turkish city of Antalya on Sunday...

NATO Flag Lowering Ceremony in Afghanistan Cancelled after Confusion Over What It Signifies

NATO Flag Lowering Ceremony in  Afghanistan Cancelled after  Confusion Over What It Signifies

June 20,2021

KABUL - A flag lowering ceremony involving US and NATO forces in Afghanistan was cancelled over "confusion" at what it signified, according to three US ...

Germany to Take in More of Its Afghan Staff as NATO Mission Winds Down

Germany to Take in More of  Its Afghan Staff as  NATO Mission Winds Down

June 20,2021

KABUL - Germany said on Friday it was ready to take in more local staff who have been working for its military in Afghanistan as NATO’s mission there winds down...

International Experts Discussion on ‘Strengthening Peace Through Pluralism’

International  Experts Discussion on ‘Strengthening Peace Through Pluralism’

June 20,2021

KABUL - The State Ministry of Peace and the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Ottawa, in collaboration with Canada’s Global Centre for Pluralism ...

Covid Crisis: Pakistan Closes All Crossings with Afghanistan

Covid Crisis: Pakistan Closes All Crossings with Afghanistan

June 20,2021

KABUL - Pakistan has announced closing all land routes on the Durand Line with Afghanistan for an indefinite period of time due to the Covid-19 pandemic...

US Pushes for Meeting Between Afghan Politicians, Taliban in Qatar

US Pushes for Meeting Between Afghan Politicians, Taliban in Qatar

June 20,2021

DOHA - The United States is pushing for a meeting between the Afghan political leaders and the Taliban in Qatar, sources told 1TV on Saturday...

Atmar Hails EU Stance on Afghan-Led Peace Process

Atmar Hails EU Stance on  Afghan-Led Peace Process

June 20,2021

KABUL - Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar has commended the European Union’s principled stance on the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process...

4 Civilians Killed in Khost Landmine Blast

4 Civilians Killed in Khost Landmine Blast

June 20,2021

KHOST - Four civilians were killed as a result of a landmine blast in Musakhil district of southeastern Khost province on Saturday.
Musakhil district chief ...

No Resolution on S-400 Dispute During Biden-Erdoğan Meeting

No Resolution on S-400 Dispute  During Biden-Erdoğan Meeting

June 19,2021

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan agreed when they met in Brussels this week that Turkey would take a lead role in securing the Kabul ...

Pakistan Against Military Solution in Afghanistan: Qureshi

Pakistan Against Military  Solution in Afghanistan: Qureshi

June 19,2021

KABUL - Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that his country was not supporting military solution or Taliban’s military victory in Afghanistan ...

Kazakhstan and Afghanistan Sign Military Coop Agreement

Kazakhstan and Afghanistan Sign Military Coop Agreement

June 19,2021

NUR-SULTAN - Kazakh Defence Minister Nurlan Yermekbayev met with Hamdullah Mohib, the National Security Adviser of Afghanistan, the Kazakh ...

28 Taliban Killed in Samangan Clash

28 Taliban Killed in Samangan Clash

June 19,2021

AIBAK - Twenty-seven Taliban have been killed in clashes with security forces in the Dara-i-Suf Paen district of northern Samangan province, an official said on Friday...

Afghan Athlete Wins Gold Medal at Asian Taekwondo Championship

Afghan Athlete Wins Gold Medal at Asian Taekwondo Championship

June 19,2021

Afghanistan’s Mohsen Rezaee won a gold medal in the 2021 Asian Taekwondo Championships by defeating his rival from South Korea in the final match in Lebanon on Thursday ...

1,677 New Cases of COVID-19, 87 Deaths Reported

1,677 New Cases of COVID-19,  87 Deaths Reported

June 19,2021

KABUL - The Ministry of Public Health on Friday reported 1,677 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 4,711 samples tested in the last 24 hours...

NATO Leaders Agree to Maintain Funding for Kabul Airport

NATO Leaders Agree to Maintain Funding for Kabul Airport

June 16,2021

NATO leaders at the Brussels summit on Monday agreed to maintain funding for the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul after the Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan ...

US Military Says Won’t Support Afghan Forces with Airstrikes After Pullout

US Military Says Won’t Support Afghan Forces with Airstrikes After Pullout

June 16,2021

The United States is not planning to support Afghan forces with air strikes after completing withdrawal of its troops from the country, according to a top US general ...

UN Plans for Increase of Displaced Afghans after Troop Pullout

UN Plans for  Increase of  Displaced Afghans  after Troop Pullout

June 16,2021

NEW YORK - The United Nations is preparing for a likely further displacement of civilians in Afghanistan after US and international troops leave the country in September ...

NATO, US Seek to Train Afghan Forces in Qatar

NATO, US Seek to Train Afghan  Forces in Qatar

June 16,2021

KABUL - Some NATO leaders have approached the Qatari government to seek training bases for Afghan forces after withdrawal from Afghanistan, Reuters reported on ...

Ghani Replaces Wahid Qatali, Saboor Qani Appointed as The New Herat Governor

Ghani Replaces Wahid Qatali, Saboor Qani Appointed as  The New Herat Governor

June 16,2021

HERAT - President Ghani has replaced the Herat governor Wahid Qatali, Abdul Saboor Qani, the senior deputy minister for the MOI has been appointed as the new governor for Herat ...

Afghanistan’s Football Boss Contracts COVID-19

Afghanistan’s Football Boss Contracts COVID-19

June 16,2021

KABUL - Mohammad Yousef Kargar, Head of Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF), has contracted COVID-19, the AFF said in a statement on Tuesday...

Gunmen Kill Four Polio Workers, Wound Three in Afghanistan’s East

Gunmen Kill Four Polio Workers, Wound Three in Afghanistan’s East

June 16,2021

JALALABAD - Four polio vaccination workers have been killed and three others injured in separate attacks in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad, a provincial health ...

NATO Leaders’ Summit Kicks Off in Brussels, Afghanistan, China, And Russia on Agenda

NATO Leaders’ Summit Kicks Off in Brussels, Afghanistan,  China, And Russia on Agenda

June 15,2021

BRUSSELS - The NATO chief, Jens Stoltenberg appeared at a media doorstep on Monday morning and briefed the media about the issues on the Agenda...