Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

MPs Urge Civilians Casualties Should Stop

MPs Urge Civilians Casualties Should Stop

December 03, 2018

KABUL - A number of Wolesi Jirga or lower house members on Saturday strongly criticized civilian casualties during operations, asking for decisive steps to be taken ...

Troops in Baghlan Without Salaries for 3 Months

Troops in Baghlan  Without Salaries  for 3 Months

December 03, 2018

PUL-I-KHUMRI - Soldiers of the Afghan National Army’s Shaheen Military Corps first battalion in northern Baghlan province say they have not received their salaries ...

IEC Gives Updates on Preparations for Presidential Elections

IEC Gives Updates on Preparations for Presidential Elections

December 03, 2018

KABUL - IEC spokesman says they will go ahead based on their operational plan and the elections timelines of presidential elections...

12-Member Govt Team Not Capable of Holding Talks with Taliban: MPs

12-Member Govt Team  Not Capable of Holding Talks with Taliban: MPs

December 02, 2018

KABUL - Some Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday raised questions over the 12-member government’s team for talks with the Taliban and asked reconsidering the list. . .

Ghani, Abdullah Condole Former US President Demise

Ghani, Abdullah Condole  Former US President Demise

December 02, 2018

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah have condoled the demise of former US President George WH Bush Senior. . .

Peace with Taliban before April Vote to be Ideal: Khalilzad

Peace with Taliban  before April Vote to be  Ideal: Khalilzad

December 01, 2018

KABUL - Speaking during PBS News Hour the envoy said: “Ideally, of course, it would be good to have an agreement with the Taliban first, and then ...

Parties Defiant as IEC Counts Biometric and Non-Biometric Votes

Parties Defiant  as IEC Counts  Biometric and Non-Biometric Votes

December 01, 2018

KABUL - The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) on Thursday said that it counted both biometric and non-biometric votes while identifying the winners ...

US Shows New Evidence of Iranian Weaponry in Afghanistan

US Shows New Evidence  of Iranian Weaponry in  Afghanistan

December 01, 2018

WASAHINGOTN - The United States on Thursday displayed pieces of what it said were Iranian weapons deployed to militants in Afghanistan and Yemen...

Trade volume between Kazakhstan and Afghanistan increased by 20 percent: ALIMKHAN YESSENGELDIYEV 

Trade volume between Kazakhstan and Afghanistan  increased by 20 percent: ALIMKHAN YESSENGELDIYEV 

December 01, 2018

KABUL - ALIMKHAN YESSENGELDIYEV the ambassador and especial envoy of the Kazakhstan in Afghanistan sated in an interview with the daily Afghanistan Ma that the trade ...

President Ghani Returns Home from Geneva

President Ghani Returns Home from Geneva

December 01, 2018

KABUL - Foreign ministers from 62 countries and representatives of 35 international organizations attended the two-day (Nov 27-28) summit in the Swiss city on Afghanistan. . .

26 of Detained Kabul Protestors Released

26 of Detained Kabul  Protestors Released

December 01, 2018

KABUL - Security forces have released 26 persons who took part in a violent protest rally demanding the release of a militia leader Alipur in central Kabul, a source said ...

EU Signs Assistance Package for Afghanistan Worth $535m in Geneva

EU Signs Assistance  Package for Afghanistan  Worth $535m in Geneva

November 28, 2018

Aid will support public sector reform, healthcare, elections as well as migration and displacement challenges...

222 Wolesi Jirga Candidates Obtain Less than 1,000 Votes

222 Wolesi Jirga Candidates Obtain Less than 1,000 Votes

November 28, 2018

KABUL - More than 220 candidates in 13 provinces of the country have received four to 999 votes --- falling below the condition of submitting names of at least ...

Over 100 Shaheen Corps Officers Dismissed, Replaced

Over 100 Shaheen Corps Officers  Dismissed, Replaced

November 28, 2018

KABUL - Over 100 officers of the Shaheen Military Corps have been dismissed and replaced with new officers, the corps commander said on Wednesday. ..

Humanitarian Groups Warn of Growing Attacks on Schools in Afghanistan

Humanitarian Groups  Warn of Growing Attacks on Schools in Afghanistan

November 28, 2018

KABUL - A global coalition of NGOs working to advance education of children in conflict zones says recent gains in expanding access to education that have ...

Atmar Announces His Candidacy for Presidential Election

Atmar Announces His Candidacy  for Presidential Election

November 28, 2018

KABUL - Mohammad Hanif Atmar, former Afghan national security adviser has announced that he would be contesting as a candidate in the presidential election ...

Rise in US Deaths in Afghanistan Clouds Outlook for Peace

Rise in US Deaths  in Afghanistan Clouds  Outlook for Peace

November 28, 2018

WASHINGTON - A rash of American combat deaths in Afghanistan is putting a spotlight on a stalemated 17-year war that is testing President Donald Trump’s commitment ...

Agricultural Development Key to Global Security: President ASHRAF GHANI

Agricultural Development Key to Global Security: President ASHRAF GHANI

November 28, 2018

KABUL - Addressing a private sector side event in the Swiss capital Geneva on Tuesday, Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani said that his administration has ...

IEC Unveils Wolesi Jirga Elections Results of Parwan

IEC Unveils Wolesi Jirga Elections Results of Parwan

November 28, 2018

KABUL - The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has announced the Wolesi Jirga elections preliminary results of central Parwan province...

Bomb Kills 3 US Soldiers in Ghazni

Bomb Kills  3 US Soldiers  in Ghazni

November 28, 2018

KABUL - The U.S. military in Afghanistan says three of its service members were killed and three others wounded when an improvised explosive device exploded ...

President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis Pays a Working Visit to Afghanistan

President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis Pays a Working Visit to Afghanistan

November 28, 2018

Afghans hope that the mutual cooperation between Afghanistan and its international partners on combatting terrorism continue in order to ensure...

‘Kangaroo Courts Pose Threat to Women’s Lives in The North’

‘Kangaroo Courts Pose Threat  to Women’s Lives in The North’

November 28, 2018

MAZAR-I-SHARIF - Rights officials say kangaroo courts pose threat to women’s lives and rights in the northern zone in areas where the government’s writ does ...

UNHCR Launches Massive Airlift of Tents for Afghanistan’s Drought-Displaced

UNHCR Launches Massive Airlift of Tents for Afghanistan’s Drought-Displaced

November 28, 2018

KABUL - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, this past Saturday began the first in a series of airlifts to western Afghanistan bringing thousands of tents for people ...

IEC Says ‘Comfortable’ with New Election Date

IEC Says ‘Comfortable’ with New Election Date

November 27, 2018

KABUL - The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has termed the new presidential election date as ‘suitable’ while the Independent Electoral Complaint ...

Alipoor Released Conditionally

Alipoor Released Conditionally

November 27, 2018

KABUL – Alipoor was relapsed conditionally due to high support of the people, influential community leaders and mediations of Sarwar Danish, the Second Vice ...

UN Calls to Support Survivors and Amplify Voices of Advocates to End Violence Against Women And Girls

UN Calls to Support Survivors and Amplify Voices of Advocates to End Violence Against Women And Girls

November 27, 2018

KABUL - Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence ...

Taliban Attacks Kill 20 Police, 10 Troops

Taliban Attacks Kill 20 Police, 10 Troops

November 27, 2018

KABUL -  A Taliban ambush of a police convoy in western Afghanistan killed 20 policemen while 10 troops died in an insurgent attack on an army checkpoint in the north ...

IEC Unveils Wolesi Jirga Elections Results of 5 Provinces

IEC Unveils Wolesi Jirga  Elections Results of 5 Provinces

November 25, 2018

KABUL - The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday announced the Wolesi Jirga elections results of ...

Kabul Ulema Council Deputy Head Killed in a Gun Attack

Kabul Ulema Council  Deputy Head Killed in  a Gun Attack

November 25, 2018

TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that any plan to establish peace in Afghanistan should be implemented in the presence and partnership ...

Iranian FM Stresses Necessity for Partnership of Afghan Gov’t in Any Peace Plan

Iranian FM Stresses  Necessity for  Partnership of Afghan Gov’t in Any Peace Plan

November 25, 2018

TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that any plan to establish peace in Afghanistan should be implemented in the presence and partnership of ...

US in ‘Very Strong’ Negotiations in Afghanistan: Trump

US in ‘Very Strong’ Negotiations in Afghanistan: Trump

November 24, 2018

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Washington was "in very strong negotiations" with Afghanistan, also hinting a possible ...

Suicide Explosion in Army Mosque Leaves 27 Soldiers Dead, scores Injured

Suicide Explosion in Army Mosque Leaves 27 Soldiers Dead, scores Injured

November 24, 2018

KHOST CITY - Twenty-seven Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and 79 others injured in a blast inside a military mosque in southern Khost province on Friday ...

Elections Delay Has No Legal Justifications

Elections Delay Has  No Legal Justifications

November 24, 2018

KABUL - The Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish said that the upcoming presidential elections has nothing to do with the peace process and that there ...

Up to 290,000 People Displaced in Afghanistan this Year: Report

Up to 290,000 People Displaced  in Afghanistan this Year: Report

November 24, 2018

KABUL - Displaced families from Ghazni provinces said they ask government to ensure the security of Malistan and Jaghori districts so that they can return to their homes...

Moscow Planning US-Russia Meeting on Afghan Peace: Envoy

Moscow Planning US-Russia Meeting on Afghan Peace: Envoy

November 24, 2018

KABUL - Russian deputy ambassador to Afghanistan Albert Khorev on Thursday said that a meeting between representatives from Russia and the United States could likely ...