Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Sunday, October 21st, 2018

MoFA Fears of US- Russia ‘Confrontation’ in Afghanistan

MoFA Fears of US- Russia ‘Confrontation’  in Afghanistan

October 04, 2018

KABUL - A senior official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said that the United States and Russia’s tensions on Ukraine are moving toward Afghanistan which according...

Indian, Uzbek Leaders Vow to Work to Stabilize Afghanistan

Indian, Uzbek Leaders Vow to Work to Stabilize Afghanistan

October 03, 2018

NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev have agreed to work to stabilize Afghanistan following the Uzbek ...

Afghan Election Rally Hit by Suicide Bomber, Killing at Least 13

Afghan Election Rally  Hit by Suicide Bomber, Killing at Least 13

October 03, 2018

JALALABAD - A suicide bomber blew himself up at an election rally in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people and wounding more than ...

President Ghani Sacks Senior Presidential Adviser, Deputy NSC Gen. Jurat

President Ghani Sacks Senior Presidential Adviser, Deputy NSC Gen. Jurat

October 03, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani has sacked his Senior Adviser and Deputy to the National Security Council General Din Mohammad Jurat.
According to a statement issued ...

World Access to Information Day Marked in Kabul

World Access to Information  Day Marked in Kabul

October 03, 2018

KABUL - Afghanistan law on access to information scored 139 to be ranked first worldwide.
The country’s second vice...

Trump Awards Medal to Soldier for Heroic Action in Afghanistan

Trump Awards Medal to Soldier  for Heroic Action in Afghanistan

October 03, 2018

WASHINGTON - A former Army medic who received the nation's highest military honor Monday for braving heavy gunfire to save lives in Afghanistan was rejected by the military ...

Afghanistan will Not Allow ‘Foreign Mercenaries’

Afghanistan will Not Allow ‘Foreign Mercenaries’

October 02, 2018

KABUL - Addressing the 3rd Mayors National Conference, the president said the Afghan government forces have enough potential and have managed to save the country from ...

Senate House Warns Against Privatization of the War in Afghanistan

Senate House Warns Against Privatization of the War in Afghanistan

October 02, 2018

KABUL - The Afghan Senate House, Meshrano Jirga, has opposed with the recommendations for the privatization of war in Afghanistan.
The Chairman of the Senate House ...

Abdullah Optimistic of Trump’s New Afghan Strategy

Abdullah Optimistic of Trump’s New Afghan Strategy

October 02, 2018

KABUL - The Trump administration's renewed approach to the conflict in Afghanistan is producing results, albeit slowly, believes the chief executive officer...

Uzbek President Calls for Dialogue to End Afghan Conflict

Uzbek President Calls for Dialogue to End Afghan Conflict

October 02, 2018

KABUL - Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has stressed over the political settlement of the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan, a media report said on Monday...

‘Our Commitment to Afghanistan is Unwavering’ – NATO

‘Our Commitment to Afghanistan is Unwavering’ – NATO

October 02, 2018

KABUL -  Speaking at the start of the military committee conference on Saturday in Warsaw, Poland, Mr. Peach said that almost 20,000 military personnel are engaged in ...

Pakistan Expected to Extend Stay of Afghan Refugees

Pakistan Expected to Extend Stay of Afghan Refugees

October 02, 2018

ISLAMABAD - Registered Afghan refugees living in Pakistan are expected to get another extension, a federal government official said on Monday when a repatriation deadline ...

Afghanistan Welcomes U.S.’S Move to Review Iran Sanctions on Chabahar Port

Afghanistan Welcomes U.S.’S Move to Review Iran Sanctions on Chabahar Port

October 01, 2018

KABUL - The U.S. will take into consideration the impact of American sanctions against Tehran on Chabahar port in Iran that provides a surface link between India and Afghanistan...

Taliban can’t Wait out US-Led Coalition, Says Miller

Taliban can’t Wait out US-Led Coalition, Says Miller

October 01, 2018

KABUL - The Taliban could not wait out the US-led coalition forces, the new commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan says.
NATO and coalition forces were in for ...

Rashid Khan Jumps to No.1 in ODI All-Rounders’ Rankings

Rashid Khan Jumps to No.1 in ODI All-Rounders’ Rankings

October 01, 2018

KABUL - After his sensational performance with both bat and ball in the recently-concluded Asia Cup, Afghan star Rashid Khan has gained the number one spot in the latest ...

‘Women Can Change Nation’s Destiny Through Vote’

‘Women Can Change  Nation’s Destiny Through Vote’

October 01, 2018

BAMYAN CITY - Residents of central Bayman province say insecurity, low levels of public awareness and negative competition among some candidates will negatively impact ...

Herat Hosts Afghanistan-Turkey Joint Exhibition

Herat Hosts Afghanistan-Turkey Joint Exhibition

October 01, 2018

HERAT - A two-day exhibition in Herat province displayed historical documents exchanged between Afghanistan and Turkey over the years with some of them date back to the 17th century...

Japan Donates $2.7m for Repatriation of Refugees

Japan Donates $2.7m for  Repatriation of Refugees

September 30, 2018

KABUL - The Japanese government has promised a donation of $2.7 million to support the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ repatriation ...

No Preconditions for Talks with Taliban: Khalilzad

No Preconditions for Talks with Taliban: Khalilzad

September 30, 2018

KABUL - Washington is talking to the Taliban without any preconditions, America’s special advisor on Afghanistan says, hinting at a shift in policy ...

Regional NSA Chiefs Meet to Discuss Terrorism Threats

Regional NSA Chiefs Meet to Discuss Terrorism Threats

September 27, 2018

TEHRAN - National security advisors from Iran, Russia, China, India and Afghanistan met to discuss ways to solve the Daesh problem in Afghanistan...

Russia Calls for Political Settlement in Afghanistan

Russia Calls for Political Settlement in Afghanistan

September 27, 2018

KABUL - Russia on Wednesday ruled out a military solution in Afghanistan, calling for a political solution to the conflict.
Currently on a visit to Tehran ...

NATO and UN Secretary Generals Exchange Views On Security Situation in Afghanistan

NATO and UN Secretary Generals Exchange  Views On Security Situation in Afghanistan

September 27, 2018

NEW YORK - The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the UN Secretary General António Guterres exchanged views on the security situation in Afghanistan during a meeting ...

Nangarhar & Laghman: Miller Vows to Protect Civilians

Nangarhar & Laghman:  Miller Vows to Protect Civilians

September 27, 2018

JALALABAD - Gen. Austin Scott Miller held out the assurance during a meeting with governors and police chiefs of Nangarhar and Laghman provinces at the . . .

Tajik Region Bordering Afghanistan Descending into Chaos and Violence

Tajik Region Bordering Afghanistan  Descending into Chaos and Violence

September 27, 2018

STAUNTON - Tajikistan’s Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast, which adjoins Afghanistan, is descending into chaos, with Dushanbe’s demand that the population ...

Cricket: Afghanistan Fire Warning to World Cup Teams

Cricket: Afghanistan Fire  Warning to World Cup Teams

September 27, 2018

KABUL - Before the start of the Asia Cup Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan had warned his team would not only compete but would . . .

Belt and Road Initiative to Connect 3 Continents

Belt and Road Initiative to Connect 3 Continents

September 26, 2018

KABUL - Second Vice President Sarwar Danish says Afghanistan and China will become a connecting point for Europe, Africa and Asia through the Belt and Road...

U.N. Concerned Over Spike in Civilian Casualties in Afghan Air Strikes

U.N. Concerned Over  Spike in Civilian Casualties in Afghan Air Strikes

September 26, 2018

KABUL - The United Nations mission in Afghanistan on Tuesday said it was concerned by the increasing number of civilian casualties from air strikes this year, following ...

Rabbani Stresses Inclusive Afghan-Led Peace Process

Rabbani Stresses Inclusive  Afghan-Led Peace Process

September 26, 2018

KABUL - An inclusive peace process, enjoying the overwhelming support of all Afghans, is imperative for achieving the desired result, says the foreign minister...

Abdullah Renews Govt’s Commitment to Peace Process

Abdullah Renews Govt’s  Commitment to Peace Process

September 26, 2018

NEW YORK - CEO Abdullah Abdullah attended the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at the outset of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on Monday and...

Nowshera Dry Port to Boost Afghan-Pakistan Trade

Nowshera Dry Port to  Boost Afghan-Pakistan Trade

September 26, 2018

PESHAWAR - Trade between Kabul and Islamabad will see a major boost with the completion of a dry port in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, hopes a Pakistani business leader...

India-Afghanistan Trade Show Concludes in Mumbai with Over 166 Deals Signed

India-Afghanistan Trade Show Concludes in Mumbai with Over 166 Deals Signed

September 26, 2018

KABUL - The second annual “Passage to Prosperity: India-Afghanistan International Trade and Investment Show” successfully closed in Mumbai on September ...

Afghanistan to Join CPEC Soon, Hopes Pak Minister

Afghanistan to Join CPEC Soon, Hopes Pak Minister

September 24, 2018

PESHAWAR - Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia will soon join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a huge regional project ...

CEO Orders USAID’s Promote to Tighten Reporting Procedures

CEO Orders USAID’s  Promote to Tighten  Reporting Procedures

September 24, 2018

KABUL - CEO Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday asked Promote management to strengthen monitoring and reporting procedures to government regarding the implementation of their projects...

Terrorism Knows No Borders, Says Ghani

Terrorism  Knows No Borders,  Says Ghani

September 24, 2018

KABUL - Preside Ashraf Ghani on Sunday vehemently condemned the terrorist attack killed a number of people in the Ahwaz city of Iran...

Ghani Orders Work Expedited on Dasht-I-Burchi Projects

Ghani Orders Work Expedited on Dasht-I-Burchi Projects

September 24, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday directed the Kabul Municipality to expedite work on development projects west of the central capital city...