Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

Violence Against Women Increases in Helmand: Official

Violence Against Women Increases  in Helmand: Official

December 01,2019

HELMAND - Reports of violence against women in Helmand province have increased by 20% from last year, the provincial directorate of Women’s Affairs said....

Trump Visits Afghanistan, Says Taliban Want to Make Deal

Trump Visits Afghanistan, Says Taliban Want to Make Deal

November 30,2019

KABUL - Trump said the US and Taliban have been engaged in peace talks and insisted the Taliban want to make a deal after heavy US fire in recent months. . .

Chances of Successful Afghan Peace Talks Higher Than Before: US General

Chances of Successful Afghan Peace Talks  Higher Than Before: US General

November 30,2019

KABUL - The top US general after arrival in Afghanistan on Wednesday said that the chances of a successful outcome from Afghan peace talks were higher than before and could happen ...

Afghan, Kazakhstan Bilateral Relations Growing

Afghan, Kazakhstan Bilateral Relations Growing

November 30,2019

KABUL - Embassy of Kazakhstan on November 28, held a round table discussion with media representatives on the occasion of two national celebrations of Kazakhstan; Kazakhstan ...

Taliban to be Crushed If They Don’t Quit War: Ghani

Taliban to be Crushed If They Don’t Quit War: Ghani

November 30,2019

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani has asked the Taliban to renounce war, otherwise they would be crushed.
Ghani issued the warning hours after the killing ...

Model UN Conference Held for Youth in Kabul

Model UN Conference Held  for Youth in Kabul

November 30,2019

KABUL - A Model United Nations Conference was organized in Kabul to encourage youth participation in decisions and their familiarity with the UN and international diplomacy. . .

Zaman, Botsali Discuss OIC Role in Afghan Peace Process

Zaman, Botsali Discuss OIC Role in  Afghan Peace Process

November 30,2019

KABUL - Acting Foreign Minister Idrees Zaman met with the Ambassador of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to Kabul Huseyin Avni Botsali on Thursday, a statement from ...

China Funds Passenger Service Center at Torkham Port

China Funds Passenger Service Center at Torkham Port

November 30,2019

JALALABAD - China has provided 21 million afghanis in assistance for building a passenger service center at Torkham border township in eastern Nangarhar province ...

Lucknow Test: Windies in Commanding Position

Lucknow Test: Windies  in Commanding Position

November 30,2019

KABUL - Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) on Thursday released a list of defaulters, mostly wealthy individuals, and gave them a week to pay the arrears. . .

Power Utility Releases List of 28 Defaulters

Power Utility Releases List of 28 Defaulters

November 30,2019

KABUL - Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) on Thursday released a list of defaulters, mostly wealthy individuals, and gave them a week to pay the arrears. . .

Hundreds of Less Fortunate Families Receive Cash Assistance in Farah

Hundreds of Less Fortunate Families Receive  Cash Assistance in Farah

November 30,2019

FARAH CITY - Six-hundred poor families in western Farah province have been provided cash assistance from a Qatar-based welfare organization.

Indian-American Killed in Attack on UN Vehicle in Kabul City, Confirms Pompeo

Indian-American Killed in Attack on UN Vehicle in Kabul City,  Confirms Pompeo

November 28,2019

WASHINGTON - The Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed that an Indian-American lost his life in the attack on United Nations vehicle in Kabul city on Sunday. . .

Afghan Drugs a Threat to Our Security: Russia

Afghan Drugs a Threat to Our Security: Russia

November 28,2019

KABUL - Russia says illicit drugs from Afghanistan are one of the worst problems for its national security.
"Afghan drugs are one of the main ...

Germany, Allies Asked to Stop Deporting Afghans

Germany, Allies Asked to  Stop Deporting Afghans

November 28,2019

KABUL - The Afghans deported from Europe run the risk of being recruited and radicalised by militant outfits ...

Joint Parliament Body to Assess Peace Process

Joint Parliament Body  to Assess Peace Process

November 28,2019

KABUL - The Wolesi Jirga or lower house of Parliament on Wednesday announced appointing a joint committee with the upper house to assess the peace process, saying the panel would ...

WB Approves $52.5m Grant for Afghanistan Gas Project

WB Approves $52.5m Grant  for Afghanistan Gas Project

November 28,2019

KABUL - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a $52.5 million grant for the Afghanistan Gas Project that will provide sustainable natural gas supply ...

US Ambassador Bass Condemns Arrest of Logar Activists by NDS

US Ambassador Bass Condemns Arrest of Logar Activists by NDS

November 28,2019

WASHINGTON - The US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass, followed by envoys from other nations including Germany and the Netherlands, on Tuesday night strongly reacted to the arrest ...

Iran’s FM Meets Taliban Delegation Over Afghan’s Peace Process

Iran’s FM Meets Taliban  Delegation Over Afghan’s  Peace Process

November 28,2019

TEHRAN - A Taliban delegation has met with the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Iran's capital Tehran to discuss developments over Afghanistan peace ...

Jawzjan Protestors Bury Symbolic Road Corpse

Jawzjan Protestors Bury Symbolic Road Corpse

November 28,2019

SHIBERGHAN - Civil society activists in northern Jawzjan province buried a symbolic corpse of a non-asphalted road in Shiberghan, the provincial capital, on Monday...

Windies 68/2 In Reply to Afghanistan’s 187

Windies 68/2 In Reply  to Afghanistan’s 187

November 28,2019

KABUL - Afghanistan were bundled out for 187 runs on the opening day of the one-off Test match against West Indies in Lucknow on Wednesday. ..

Ghani Warns Taliban of Facing Same Fate as Daesh

Ghani Warns Taliban of  Facing Same Fate as Daesh

November 27,2019

KABUL - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday warned the Taliban they would face same fate as Daesh militant group, which he said, was obliterated in its eastern stronghold Nangarhar ...

Abdullah’s Team Sets Saturday Deadline for Election Commission

Abdullah’s Team Sets  Saturday Deadline for  Election Commission

November 27,2019

KABUL - Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah’s team on Tuesday set a four-day deadline for the election commission to meet their demand for removal of fraudulent ...

NAI Rejects Claims of President Ghani

NAI Rejects Claims  of President Ghani

November 27,2019

KABUL - A media advocate organization on Tuesday rejected the claims of President Ashraf Ghani against this organization, saying the President has received incorrect information. . .

Parents: Teenage Daughters Forced to Marry at Gunpoint

Parents: Teenage Daughters Forced to Marry at Gunpoint

November 27,2019

BAGHLAN - Parents claim that their two daughters—aged 13 and 17--were forced to marry men from a strongman’s family in the northern province of Baghlan. The parents claim ...

Afghan Soldier Given Death Sentence for Deliberately Killing an Army Officer

Afghan Soldier Given Death  Sentence for Deliberately Killing an Army Officer

November 27,2019

KABUL - A court sentenced a soldier of 209th Shaheen Corps to death for deliberately shooting and killing an Army officer in North of Afghanistan...

Cold Weather Comes, No Relief in Sight for Bosnia’s Migrants

Cold Weather Comes, No Relief in Sight for Bosnia’s Migrants

November 27,2019

BOSNIA - Despite the approach of harsh weather, hundreds of refugees and migrants including Afghans are still stuck in northwest Bosnia in a makeshift camp described by international ...

Samangan Doctors on Strike, Demand Pending Salaries

Samangan Doctors  on Strike, Demand  Pending Salaries

November 27,2019

AIBAK - Doctors and paramedical staff of the Civil Hospital in northern Samangan province on Monday went on strike over what they said non-payment of salaries for the last four ...

‘Extremism Promoted in Academic, Religious Institutions’

‘Extremism Promoted in Academic,  Religious Institutions’

November 27,2019

MAZAR-i-SHARIF - Extremism is being promoted in some universities, schools, madaris and mosques of the country, findings of the Khat-i-Naw Foundation for Analysis showed on ...

AGO to ACB: Probe APL Corruption Claims

AGO to ACB: Probe  APL Corruption Claims

November 27,2019

KABUL - The Attorney General Office (AGO) has sent back corruption cases related to the Afghanistan Primer League (APL) to the cricket ...

ANA’s Women Personnel Being Trained in India

ANA’s Women  Personnel Being Trained in India

November 27,2019

KABUL - A fresh batch of Afghan National Army’s (ANA) women personnel has begun training in India.
Twenty women members of the ANA are undergoing ...

WJ Urges Separate Fund for Protecting Women Rights

WJ Urges Separate Fund for  Protecting Women Rights

November 26,2019

KABUL - The Wolesi Jirga or lower house of Parliament on Monday demanded allocation of separate fund for enabling women to access their rights and stressed keeping security forces ...

Drive Launched to End Gender-Based Violence

Drive Launched to End  Gender-Based Violence

November 26,2019

KABUL - The Embassy of Canada has launched a campaign to commemorate the “16 Days of Activism to Eliminate Gender-Based Violence” by lighting up its building ...

India, Afghanistan Exchanges Treaty over Extradition

India, Afghanistan  Exchanges Treaty  over Extradition

November 26,2019

KABUL - India and Afghanistan on Sunday exchanged the instruments of ratification of their bilateral extradition treaty.
"The instrument of ratification ...

Afghan, Pakistan Youth Pledge to Work for Peace

Afghan, Pakistan Youth Pledge to Work for Peace

November 26,2019

PESHAWAR - Afghan and Pakistani youth have pledged to join hands for peace and harmony in the region...

UN Shocked at Worker Killing in Kabul Attack

UN Shocked at Worker Killing in Kabul Attack

November 26,2019

KABUL - The United Nations has condemned the killing of its worker and injuries to two others in an attack in Kabul...