Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

UN Supports “Credible, Inclusive” Presidential Election in Afghanistan

UN Supports “Credible, Inclusive” Presidential Election in Afghanistan

September 12,2019

UNITED NATIONS - The UN envoy for Afghanistan voiced support for the relative Afghan parties to conduct a "credible and inclusive" presidential election slated for later this month...

Trump Fires His National Security Advisor

Trump Fires His  National Security Advisor

September 12,2019

KABUL - US President Donald Trump has dismissed his National Security Advisor (NSA) John Bolton as a result of disagreements on policy issues...

India Calls for Continued Support to Afghanistan in Fight Against Terrorism

India Calls for Continued Support to Afghanistan in Fight Against Terrorism

September 12,2019

KABUL -India Permanent Representative at the UN Syed Akbaruddin has stressed the need for continued international community support to Afghan security forces in fight against ...

China Calls for Assistance to Afghan Forces

China Calls for Assistance  to Afghan Forces

September 12,2019

KABUL - Viewing the security situation in the war-torn country as weak, China has promised Afghan forces assistance in capacity-building...

India’s Work Over Chabahar is ‘Very Slow’: Iranian Envoy

India’s Work Over Chabahar  is ‘Very Slow’: Iranian Envoy

September 12,2019

KABUL - Iranian Ambassador to India Ali Chegeni said that India’s development work had been “very slow”, and that trade to Afghanistan was ...

Govt Asked to Arrest, Punish Army Officer’s Killers

Govt Asked to Arrest,  Punish Army Officer’s Killers

September 12,2019

KABUL - Tribal elders from central Miadan Wardak province asked the government to arrest and punish the killers of an Afghan National Army sergeant  Syed Mohammad Noor who was killed ...

Trump Says Taliban Talks‘Dead,’ U.S. Military to Ramp up Afghanistan Operations

Trump Says Taliban Talks‘Dead,’ U.S. Military to Ramp up Afghanistan Operations

September 11,2019

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders dead on Monday, while the general in charge said the U.S. military is likely ...

Afghans Observe the Day of Ashura in Peace

Afghans Observe the  Day of Ashura in Peace

September 11,2019

The Day of Ashura was observed by Afghans in different parts of the country despite security concerns.
KABUL - Afghans observed the Day of Ashura ...

Wang Yi Meets with Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani of Afghanistan

Wang Yi Meets with Foreign Minister  Salahuddin Rabbani of Afghanistan

September 11,2019

KABUL - State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani of Afghanistan on the sidelines of the third China-Afghanistan-Pakistan ...

US and NATO Committed to Peace in Afghanistan

US and NATO Committed to Peace in Afghanistan

September 11,2019

Gen. Miller says the US and NATO forces are committed to peace because it is the will of Afghans.
KABUL - The US and NATO forces commander ...

Pakistan Urges All Afghan War Sides to Re-Engage

Pakistan Urges All Afghan War Sides to Re-Engage

September 11,2019

KABUL - Pakistan on Monday urged all sides to the Afghanistan conflict to re-engage in an effort to find a negotiated settlement using the ongoing political process after ...

Pentagon Chief Says US Seeking ‘Good Deal’ with Taliban

Pentagon Chief Says US Seeking ‘Good Deal’ with Taliban

September 08,2019

Mr. Esper says the US will make sure the deal with the Taliban guarantees the US and its allies security...

As U.S.-Taliban Talks Falter, Afghans Brace for More Violence

As U.S.-Taliban Talks Falter,  Afghans Brace for More Violence

September 08,2019

KABUL - Cellphone street vendor Fazluddin doesn't much care that presidents, diplomats and Taliban commanders are squabbling over the U.S.'s withdrawal from his country after some ...

Afghan, Pak, Chinese FMs Meet in Islamabad

Afghan, Pak, Chinese  FMs Meet in Islamabad

September 08,2019

ISLAMABAD - Foreign ministers from Afghanistan, China and Pakistan are set to meet on trilateral cooperation in Islamabad yesterday.
The third round of China-Afghanistan-Pakistan ...

Critics Blame Ex-NDS Chief for Fragile Security Situation

Critics Blame Ex-NDS Chief for Fragile Security Situation

September 08,2019

KABUL - Military analysts said Kabul and other big cities witnessed the highest number of terrorist attacks when Masoom Stanekzai was head of the National Directorate of Security ...

Afghan Forces Recapture Wardoj, 100 Taliban Terrorists Killed

Afghan Forces Recapture Wardoj, 100 Taliban Terrorists Killed

September 08,2019

FAIZABAD - The Afghan forces recaptured Wardoj district in North-eastern Badakhshan province killing at least 100 Taliban militants including many foreign fighters...

Residents Demand Security on Kandahar-Uruzgan Road

Residents Demand Security on Kandahar-Uruzgan Road

September 08,2019

KANDAHAR CITY - The residents accused government officials of not paying attention to the Uruzgan- Kandahar highway security and condition...

Taliban Torch Salaam Telecom Tower in Jawzjan

Taliban Torch  Salaam Telecom Tower in Jawzjan

September 08,2019

SHIBERGHAN - Taliban militants torched an antenna of the Salaam Telecom and blew up a HUMVEE vehicle of Afghan forces ...

Acting Minister Assaulted by Strongmen

Acting Minister  Assaulted by Strongmen

September 08,2019

KABUL - The acting minister of hajj and religious affairs on Saturday claimed some strongmen in the Presidential Palace had thrashed ...

Pompeo Refuses to Ink Risky Deal with Taliban

Pompeo Refuses to Ink  Risky Deal with Taliban

September 07,2019

KABUL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has refused to sign a risky peace agreement with the Taliban, a media report said on Thursday.
Unnamed US, Afghan and European officials ...

Reducing Violence in Afghanistan is Key to Talks, Dunford Says

Reducing Violence  in Afghanistan is Key to  Talks, Dunford Says

September 07,2019

WASHINGOT N- U.S. negotiations with the Taliban would be considered successful if they led to less violence by the insurgent group, and promoted peaceful dialogue among Afghans ...

Russia, India Back Afghan Peace Efforts

Russia, India Back  Afghan Peace Efforts

September 07,2019

KABUL - India and Russia have voiced their support for efforts for an inclusive Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process.
In a joint statement, the two sides reaffirmed ...

President Ghani’s Visit to Washington Postponed

President Ghani’s Visit to Washington Postponed

September 07,2019

KABUL - Sources familiar with President Ghani’s scheduled trip to Washington DC say that it has been postponed for now.
Earlier in the day, the sources said that President ...

Angelina Jolie Gives Shout-Out to Afghan Film ‘Hava, Maryam, Ayesha’

Angelina Jolie  Gives Shout-Out to Afghan Film ‘Hava, Maryam, Ayesha’

September 07,2019

>WASHINGTON - Angelina Jolie has given her support to female-led Afghan film “Hava, Maryam, Ayesha,” made by first-time director Sahraa Karimi. The pic, which has its world premiere ...

US Lawmakers Ask Khalilzad to Testify on Afghanistan

US Lawmakers Ask Khalilzad to Testify on Afghanistan

September 07,2019

A US congressman says Mr. Khalilzad had not responded to his previous two requests in this regard. ..

Afghanistan’s Women Pioneers Fearful as US-Taliban Deal Looms

Afghanistan’s Women Pioneers  Fearful as US-Taliban Deal Looms

September 07,2019

KABUL - The historic deal between the US and the Taliban leaves unresolved the fate of Afghan women, whose fragile gains could come under threat as the brutally repressive insurgents ...

U.S. Special Envoy Shows Draft Deal with Taliban to Afghan President

U.S. Special Envoy Shows Draft Deal with Taliban to Afghan President

September 03,2019

KABUL - The U.S. special representative for Afghanistan showed Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday the draft of an agreement between the United States and the Taliban ...

Freight Flow of Uzbekistan- Afghanistan-Iran Railway Corridor to Have Annual Increase of 20%

Freight Flow of Uzbekistan- Afghanistan-Iran Railway Corridor to Have Annual Increase of 20%

September 03,2019

Baku - The freight traffic in the railway direction Uzbekistan-Afghanistan-Iran, in accordance with the rough estimates, will have an annual increase of 15-20 percent ...

Torkham Crossing to Remain Open Round the Clock

Torkham Crossing to Remain Open Round the Clock

September 03,2019

KABUL - The Torkham crossing which connects Afghanistan and Pakistan in the eastern province of Nangarhar will remain open 24/7, on experimental basis, Pakistani media reported....

Qatar Picks Team for Matches Against Afghanistan, India

Qatar Picks Team  for Matches Against Afghanistan, India

September 03,2019

KABUL - Qatar National Team coach Felix Sanchez has announced a 24-member squad ahead of the matches against Afghanistan and India in the joint qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and ...

Peace Talks Has No Clear Result Yet : VP Danesh

Peace Talks Has No Clear  Result Yet : VP Danesh

September 02,2019

Afghanistan’s Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danesh on Sunday said that the U.S.-Taliban talks in Doha has turned complicated and there is no indication of ending ...

Sensitive Materials Delivered to 5 Provinces: IEC

Sensitive Materials Delivered to 5 Provinces: IEC

September 02,2019

KABUL - Sensitive election materials have been successfully transferred to five provinces, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) said on Sunday...

Taliban Expand War in Multiple Fronts as US Seeks Peace Deal

Taliban Expand War in Multiple Fronts as US Seeks Peace Deal

September 02,2019

KABUL - The Taliban outfits have extended their attacks on the Afghan security forces in at least six provinces of the country in the past few days even as the US Special Representative ...

Taliban Attack on Kunduz Against Qatar Talks: Ghani

Taliban Attack  on Kunduz Against  Qatar Talks: Ghani

September 02,2019

PUL-I-KHUMRI - A coordinated Taliban attack was pushed back on Sunday morning in the capital of northern Baghlan province, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) spokesman said...

Kunduz City Cleared of Militants, Situation Back to Normal: MoI

Kunduz City Cleared of Militants, Situation Back to Normal: MoI

September 02,2019

KABUL - The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Sunday said that the capital city of northern Kunduz province has been cleared of Taliban’s presence and the situation turn back to normal...