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EU Special Envoy Sees ‘No Change’ in Taliban Terrorist Group

EU Special Envoy Sees  ‘No Change’ in Taliban Terrorist Group

August 04,2021

KABUL - The EU special envoy for Afghanistan Tomas Niklasson said he sees no clear indication of a fundamental change in the Taliban based on considering what they say compared ...

Afghanistan, NATO Discuss Further Cooperation After Troop Withdrawal, Foreign Ministry Says

Afghanistan, NATO Discuss Further  Cooperation After Troop Withdrawal, Foreign Ministry Says

August 04,2021

MOSCOW - Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar has met with NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative for Afghanistan Stefano Pontecorvo to discuss further cooperation after ...

Atmar, Lyons Discuss Recent Situation, Peace Talks

Atmar, Lyons Discuss Recent  Situation, Peace Talks

August 04,2021

KABUL - Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Haneef Atmar and UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Deborah Lyons have discussed the current ...

Afghan President Seeks Defense of Cities as Taliban Terrorist Group Advance

Afghan President Seeks Defense of  Cities as Taliban Terrorist Group Advance

August 03,2021

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan president on Monday blamed the American troops’ speedy pullout for the worsening violence in his country and said that his administration ...

Houses of Parliament Issue Joint Declaration in Support of Republic System

Houses of Parliament Issue Joint Declaration in Support of Republic System

August 03,2021

KABUL - The US has lost the war in Afghanistan not when it decided to withdraw as the Taliban regained power, but years ago, when it bombed Afghan homes in the name of fighting ...

America’s Ruthless ‘War on Terror’ Is What Made It Lose Afghanistan Years Ago, Former Afghan President Karzai Tells RT

America’s Ruthless ‘War on Terror’  Is What Made It Lose Afghanistan Years Ago,  Former Afghan President Karzai Tells RT

August 03,2021

KABUL - The US has lost the war in Afghanistan not when it decided to withdraw as the Taliban regained power, but years ago, when it bombed Afghan homes in the name of fighting ...

Citing Taliban Violence, US Expands Afghan Refugee Program

Citing Taliban Violence, US Expands Afghan Refugee Program

August 03,2021

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Monday expanded its efforts to evacuate at-risk Afghan citizens from Afghanistan as Taliban violence increases ahead there of ...

Utter Chivalry, 5,000 Boys, Girls Take Entry Test for Military Academy in Kabul

Utter Chivalry, 5,000 Boys, Girls Take  Entry Test for Military Academy in Kabul

August 03,2021

KABUL - As Afghan National Defense and Security Forces are busy fighting the Taliban in nearly entire Afghanistan, five thousand youths took entry test for National Military ...

Flights Back to Normal at Herat and Kandahar Airports

Flights Back to Normal at Herat and Kandahar Airports

August 03,2021

HERAT - Government officials said flights from Herat and Kandahar airports resumed on Sunday after the brief closure of the two airports due to security threats...

All Iran-Afghanistan Borders Open: IRICA

All Iran-Afghanistan  Borders Open: IRICA

August 03,2021

TEHRAN – According to the Spokesman for the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, Iran and Afghanistan borders have resumed their activities after a temporary closure due to internal development inside Afghan soil...

Afghan Government Halts Development Projects Nation-Wide

Afghan  Government Halts Development  Projects  Nation-Wide

August 02,2021

KABUL - Afghanistan Ministry of Finance in an official note requested all ministries to halt or suspend their development projects due to a decline in national revenue...

US Intends to Escalate Afghanistan’s Air Exports: SIGAR

US Intends  to Escalate  Afghanistan’s Air Exports: SIGAR

August 02,2021

KABUL - The United States Special Investigation General for Afghanistan Reconstruction in its latest report stated that the country plans to boost the air exports of Afghanistan...

Taliban Will Not Resume Peace Talks Until Situation on Battlefield Changes: Ghani

Taliban Will Not Resume Peace Talks Until Situation on Battlefield Changes: Ghani

August 02,2021

KABUL - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accused the Taliban of not taking peace talks seriously until the situation on the battlefield changes in the country...

Karzai Calls on UN to Urgently Aid IDPs

Karzai Calls on UN to  Urgently Aid IDPs

August 02,2021

KABUL - Former president Hamid Karzai has called on the United Nations to provide much-needed humanitarian assistance to those displaced by the ongoing conflict ...

Jalalabad Municipality’s Revenue Up 79m Afs: Mayor

Jalalabad  Municipality’s  Revenue Up 79m Afs: Mayor

August 02,2021

JALALABAD - The municipality in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, has collected 236 million afghanis revenue during the first seven months of the ongoing fiscal ...

Security Personnel Privileges to be Increased: Shinwari

Security Personnel Privileges to be  Increased: Shinwari

August 02,2021

KABUL - Afghan Defence and Security Forces Spokesperson Ajmal Shinwari on Sunday claimed that Taliban militants were inflicted heavy casualties and that President Ghani was ...

Ghani Meets with Politicians, Jihadi Leaders to Garner More Support for Peace

Ghani Meets with Politicians, Jihadi Leaders to Garner More Support for Peace

August 01,2021

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani has emphasized the need for the continuation of peace talks in Doha and national mobilization in support of the Afghan Security and Defense...

Pakistan, Russia, US, China Representatives to Discuss Afghanistan in Doha

Pakistan, Russia, US, China  Representatives to Discuss Afghanistan in Doha

August 01,2021

DOHA - Troika Plus meeting comprised of Afghanistan’s key players, Pakistan, Russia, the United States, and China is planned to be arranged in the Qatari capital ...

UN Compound Attacked in Herat, NATO, Britain, US Condemned

UN Compound Attacked in Herat, NATO, Britain, US Condemned

August 01,2021

HERAT - NATO in Afghanistan and British Embassy based in Kabul have reacted to the attack on the United Nations facility in western Herat province on Friday...

Kabul, Ankara Discuss Airport Security, Bilateral Ties

Kabul, Ankara  Discuss Airport  Security, Bilateral Ties

August 01,2021

KABUL - Afghan and Turkish defence ministers have exchanged views on the overall situation in the region and Kabul airport’s security, a media outlet reported on Saturday ...

MoFA Urges Pressure on Taliban to Stop Bloodshed

MoFA Urges Pressure on  Taliban to Stop Bloodshed

August 01,2021

KABUL - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday condemned in the strongest terms the armed attack by the Taliban on UNAMA office in western Herat province. ...

Displaced Afghan Families Suffer in Makeshift Camps, Hoping to Live in Peace

Displaced Afghan Families Suffer in Makeshift Camps, Hoping to Live in Peace

August 01,2021

MAZAR-I-SHARIF - Bibi Maryam, a displaced woman in Mazar-i-Sharif city, the capital of Afghanistan's northern Balkh province, sits in front of her tent in a makeshift camp with ...

RSF Seeks Safety for Journalists in Afghanistan

RSF Seeks Safety for  Journalists in Afghanistan

August 01,2021

KABUL - Reporters without borders organization, RSF, and other organizations supporting media in Afghanistan at a gathering on Friday said the security situation in the country ...

UN Office Attacked in Herat, at Least One Guard Killed

UN Office Attacked in Herat, at Least One Guard Killed

July 31,2021

KANDAHAR - United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has voiced its concerns about the escalating violence and civilians casualties in southern Kandahar province...

Ghani: Action Plan Is Ready, Situation Will Change Soon

Ghani: Action Plan Is Ready,  Situation Will Change Soon

July 31,2021

KABUL - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Thursday that the government has prepared its plan to change the situation in the battlefields and it will happen soon...

US Envoy Says Taliban Indifference to Lives of Afghan Civilians

US Envoy Says Taliban  Indifference to Lives of  Afghan Civilians

July 28,2021

KABUL - Ross Wilson, Chargé d’ Affaires of the US Embassy in Kabul, said Monday that the Taliban is “reticence” to meaningful peace talks and that shows ...

Raz Takes Charge as Afghan Ambassador to US

Raz Takes Charge as  Afghan  Ambassador to US

July 28,2021

KABUL - The newly-appointed Afghan ambassador to the United States, Adela Raz, has formally taken charge of office.
In a statement, the Afghan ...

Tajikistan Says Hosting Afghans Awaiting U.S. Visas Not on Agenda

Tajikistan Says Hosting  Afghans Awaiting U.S.  Visas Not on Agenda

July 28,2021

DUSHANBE - Tajikistan has no plans to temporarily house thousands of Afghans awaiting U.S. immigrant visas after having worked for American forces now pulling out of the country ...

Taliban Victory in Afghanistan Is Victory of Entire Muslims: TTP Leader

Taliban Victory in  Afghanistan Is Victory of  Entire Muslims: TTP Leader

July 28,2021

The leader of Tahrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Noor Wali Mehsud appeared in a TV interview for the first time ever and said that their relations with the Afghan ...

President Ghani Calls on CENTCOM Commander Mckenzie

President Ghani Calls on CENTCOM Commander Mckenzie

July 27,2021

KABUL - A delegation led by the US Marine commander of Central Command in their meeting with the Afghan president outlined further details of the recent telephonic call between ...

US to Increase Aerial Strikes Supporting ANDSF: Mckenzie

US to Increase Aerial Strikes Supporting ANDSF:  Mckenzie

July 27,2021

KABUL - Head of Central Command General Frank Kenneth McKenzie told a press conference in Kabul that the US army has increased airstrikes in support of Afghan ...

Next High-Level Meeting on Peace Expected in August: Sources

Next High-Level Meeting on Peace Expected in  August: Sources

July 27,2021

DOHA - The next meeting of high-level delegations from both the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Taliban will take place at the beginning of next month, sources close ...

UN Reports 47 Percent Rise in Afghan Civilian Casualties in First Half of 2021

UN Reports  47 Percent Rise in  Afghan Civilian  Casualties in First Half of 2021

July 27,2021

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan increased by 47 percent in the first half of 2021, the United Nations said in a report released Monday....

708 New Cases of COVID-19, 35 Deaths Reported in Afghanistan

708 New Cases of COVID-19, 35 Deaths Reported in Afghanistan

July 27,2021

KABUL - The Ministry of Public Health on Monday reported 708 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 2,588 samples tested in the last 24 hours. ...

Afghan Carpet Industry Facing Major Challenges: ACCI

Afghan Carpet Industry  Facing Major Challenges: ACCI

July 27,2021

KABUL - Afghanistan’s Chamber of Commerce and Investment (ACCI) said on Sunday that the Afghan carpet industry is facing numerous challenges despite the foreign ...