Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

Urgent Consultations Underway About Conflict Prevention: Ghani

Urgent Consultations  Underway About Conflict  Prevention: Ghani

August 15,2021

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday said that he was in high level consultations for prevention of further violence in the country, but his priority was remobilization of Afghan security forces...

Marine Vanguard Lands in Kabul as US Speeds Up Evacuations

Marine  Vanguard Lands in Kabul as  US Speeds Up  Evacuations

August 15,2021

WASHINGTON - The first forces of a Marine battalion arrived in Kabul at week’s end to stand guard as the U.S. speeds up evacuation flights for some American diplomats ...

Taliban Approach Capital’s Outskirts, Attack Northern City

Taliban Approach Capital’s  Outskirts, Attack Northern City

August 15,2021

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban seized two more provinces on Saturday and approached the outskirts of Afghanistan’s capital while also launching a multi-pronged assault ...

US Lawmaker Seeks Immediate Air Support to Afghanistan

US Lawmaker  Seeks Immediate Air  Support to Afghanistan

August 15,2021

WASHINGTON - US Congressman Mike Waltz in a letter to President Joe Biden on Friday urged the Administration to take immediate steps to provide assistance to the Afghan people ...

Canada Vows to Resettle 20,000 Afghans, Including Embassy Staff & Aid Workers, Amid Fears of Taliban Reprisals

Canada Vows to Resettle 20,000 Afghans, Including Embassy Staff & Aid Workers, Amid Fears of Taliban Reprisals

August 15,2021

OTTAWA - The Canadian government has pledged to evacuate and resettle 20,000 Afghans, including women, aid workers and diplomatic staff, citing concerns about Taliban reprisals ...

UN Chief Calls on Taliban to Immediately Halt Offensive

UN Chief Calls on  Taliban to Immediately Halt Offensive

August 15,2021

BRUSSELS - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called on the Taliban to immediately halt their offensive in Afghanistan, and warned that “Afghanistan is ...

Abdullah Calls on ‘Troika’ Members to Help Tackle Resurgent Taliban

Abdullah Calls on ‘Troika’ Members to Help Tackle Resurgent Taliban

August 14,2021

In discussions with the international community in Doha, Qatar, the Afghan government has raised its concerns over the Taliban’s brutal attacks on cities, the Ministry ...

US Sending 3K Troops for Partial Afghan Embassy Evacuation

US Sending 3K Troops  for Partial Afghan  Embassy Evacuation

August 14,2021

WASHINGTON — Just weeks before the U.S. is scheduled to end its war in Afghanistan, the Biden administration is rushing 3,000 fresh troops to the Kabul airport to help with a partial ...

Australia Urgently Evacuates Afghans Threatened by Taliban

Australia Urgently Evacuates Afghans Threatened by Taliban

August 14,2021

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia is working urgently with the United States to evacuate the last Afghans who helped Australian troops and diplomats as Taliban insurgents make ...

UK to Send 600 Troops to Kabul to Help Nationals Leave

UK to Send 600 Troops to  Kabul to Help Nationals Leave

August 14,2021

LONDON — Britain said Thursday that it will send around 600 troops to Afghanistan to help U.K. nationals leave the country amid growing concerns about the security situation following ...

Taliban Seize Kandahar, Badghis, Ghor, Helmand Capitals

Taliban Seize  Kandahar,  Badghis, Ghor,  Helmand Capitals

August 14,2021

HERAT - Taliban insurgents have seized most of Herat, Afghanistan‘s third-largest city, and also captured Ismail Khan, the veteran local commander leading militia resistance there, local officials said on Friday...

UK Says Al-Qaeda Could Come Back to Afghanistan

UK Says Al-Qaeda Could Come Back to Afghanistan

August 14,2021

KABUL - Britain’s defence minister Friday expressed raised concerns over situation in Afghanistan, stating that Afghanistan was spiralling towards a ...

Gov’t Imposed Via Use of Military Force Won’t be Recognized: Intl Community

Gov’t Imposed Via Use of Military Force  Won’t be Recognized: Intl Community

August 14,2021

DOHA - The participants of the Doha meeting on Afghanistan have called on the warring parties to accelerate efforts to reach a political settlement and a comprehensive ceasefire ...

‘Sanction Pakistan’ Hashtag Campaign Gathers Momentum as Afghans Speak Out

‘Sanction Pakistan’ Hashtag Campaign Gathers Momentum as Afghans Speak Out

August 11,2021

KABUL - Calls to impose sanctions on Pakistan for their alleged assistance to the Taliban have been mounting in the past week and by Monday, #SanctionPakistan was trending on Twitter...

Eliminate Safe Havens of Taliban Along Pak-Afg Border: US to Pakistan

Eliminate Safe Havens of Taliban Along Pak-Afg Border:  US to Pakistan

August 11,2021

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin during his telephonic call with Army Chief of Staff of Pakistan General Qamar Javed Bajwa to target and eliminate safe hideouts of Taliban ...

UN Seeks Action to Prevent ‘Calamitous Consequences’ for Afghans

UN Seeks Action to Prevent  ‘Calamitous  Consequences’ for Afghans

August 11,2021

A senior UN official on Tuesday warned that the failure to stem the rising violence and human rights violations and abuses is having disastrous consequences for ...

Khalilzad in Doha to Help Structure A Plan to Resolve Afghan Crisis

Khalilzad in Doha to Help Structure A Plan to Resolve Afghan Crisis

August 11,2021

DOHA - U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad left for Doha over the weekend where he will “help formulate a joint...

Petition Calls on World to Protect Afghan Journalists, Artists

Petition Calls on World to  Protect Afghan Journalists, Artists

August 11,2021

KABUL - More than 80 personalities--including well-known actresses Juliette Binoche and Tilda Swinton--have signed a petition initiated by Afghan-French author and filmmaker Atiq Rahimi ...

FM, Iranian Envoy Discuss Situation in Afghanistan

FM, Iranian Envoy Discuss Situation in Afghanistan

August 11,2021

KABUL - Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar met Iran’s special envoy for Afghanistan Ebrahim Taherian on the latest security developments in the country ...

Officials Impeding Our Business, Allege Apiarists

Officials Impeding Our Business,  Allege Apiarists

August 11,2021

JALALABAD - The Torkham commissary and highway police are hindering the movement of bees, allege apiarists in eastern Nangarhar province...

Ghani and Jihadi Leaders Agree to Quickly Arm Civilian Forces to Help Fight Taliban Terrorists

Ghani and Jihadi Leaders Agree to Quickly Arm Civilian Forces to Help Fight Taliban Terrorists

August 10,2021

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani met with prominent Afghan political and Jihadi leaders Monday and discussed the current situation in Afghanistan, the Presidential Palace ...

Taliban Terrorists Warn US Against Further Interference in Afghanistan

Taliban Terrorists  Warn US Against Further Interference in Afghanistan

August 10,2021

KABUL - Some members of Afghanistan’s Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament) said on Sunday that more than 60% of customs revenue is now being collected by the Taliban after they captured border crossings...

Qatar Hosting Two Meetings on Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah to Leave Kabul for Doha

Qatar Hosting Two Meetings on Afghanistan,  Abdullah Abdullah to Leave Kabul  for Doha

August 10,2021

DOHA - As war is escalating in Afghanistan and the Taliban have taken four provinces, the already host-country of the slow-moving intra-Afghan talks, Qatar is ready ...

Taliban Terrorists Collecting 200 Million AFN Daily from Captured Border Posts

Taliban Terrorists Collecting 200 Million AFN Daily from Captured Border Posts

August 10,2021

KABUL - Some members of Afghanistan’s Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament) said on Sunday that more than 60% of customs revenue is now being collected ...

Public Property ‘Looted’ in Taliban-Held Areas in Nimroz

Public Property ‘Looted’ in  Taliban-Held Areas in Nimroz

August 09,2021

NIMROZ - Some people flocked to loot public property from government institutions in the city of Zaranj, the capital of Nimroz province, after it fell to the Taliban on Friday, sparking strong ...

Iran Closes Border with Afghanistan amid Heavy Conflicts

Iran Closes Border with  Afghanistan amid  Heavy Conflicts

August 09,2021

Iran has announced the closure of its key border with Afghanistan in Nimroz province after the Taliban took over four provinces in the war-ravaged country...

Fighting Ongoing in Kunduz City, Clearing Operation Launched

Fighting Ongoing in  Kunduz City, Clearing  Operation Launched

August 09,2021

KUNDUZ - Heavy clashes continue in Kunduz city in the northern province of Kunduz since their start on Saturday night, according to security sources. . .

Analysts Predict Decrease in Govt Revenue as Border Town Falls

Analysts Predict Decrease in Govt Revenue as Border  Town Falls

August 09,2021

Analysts predict that the fall of Zaranj city on the border with Iran will deprive the Afghan government from $175 million in revenue a year...

Afghan War Has Entered Deadlier Phase: UN Envoy

Afghan War Has Entered Deadlier Phase: UN Envoy

August 08,2021

KABUL - The war in Afghanistan has entered a new and deadlier phase, says the United Nations top diplomat in the country...

Heavy Battles Continue in Sheberghan for 2nd Day

Heavy Battles Continue in Sheberghan for 2nd Day

August 08,2021

JAWZJAN - Heavy fighting continued in the city of Sheberghan, the capital of northern Jawzjan province, for the second day with Taliban taking over some key areas . ..

India Again Excluded from Extended Troika Meeting

India Again  Excluded from  Extended Troika Meeting

August 08,2021

KABUL - India has once again excluded from an important meeting of the Extended Troika on the latest situation in Afghanistan, a media report said on Saturday...

Ghani Meets with Iran’s President-Elect Ahead of Inauguration

Ghani Meets with Iran’s President-Elect Ahead of  Inauguration

August 07,2021

TEHRAN - President Ashraf Ghani met with Seyed Ebrahim Raisi, President-elect of Iran, in Tehran early Thursday, the Presidential Palace (ARG) said in a statement...

Head of Afghan Government Media and Information Center Assassinated

Head of  Afghan  Government Media and Information Center  Assassinated

August 07,2021

KABUL - Head of Afghan government media and Information Center Dawakhan Minapal gunned down in Police District 7, Darul Aman Kabul, Friday afternoon...

Afghan Woman Governor Recruits Anti-Taleban Militia

Afghan Woman  Governor Recruits  Anti-Taleban Militia

August 07,2021

CHARKINT - Ms Salima Mazari sits nonchalantly in the front seat of a pickup as it cruises through a rural district of northern Afghanistan; a popular local song belts out from a loudspeaker ...

Taliban Terrorists Looking to Seize Control of at Least One Province: Dostum

Taliban Terrorists Looking to Seize Control of at Least  One Province: Dostum

August 07,2021

KABUL - Former first vice president, Marshal Abdul Rashid Dostum said on Thursday that Taliban have accelerated their efforts to seize control of at least one province in the country...