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Major Changes in Trump’s Afghan Strategy Ruled Out

Major Changes in Trump’s Afghan Strategy Ruled Out

July 12, 2018

KABUL - The Trump administration has ruled out changes to key elements of its military and political strategy for stabilizing Afghanistan, a Russian news agency reports...

Kabul Mayor to be Referred to AGO Over Corruption, Public Complaints

Kabul Mayor to be  Referred to AGO Over Corruption, Public  Complaints

July 12, 2018

KABUL - The Wolesi Jirga investigative commission has decided to refer acting head of the Kabul Municipality to the Attorney General Office (AGO) over public complaints ...

NATO Reiterates Support to Afghan Peace Ahead of Key Summit

NATO Reiterates  Support to Afghan Peace  Ahead of Key Summit

July 11, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah both left Kabul on Tuesday for NATO’s heads of state summit where they hope to secure continued support ....

Dostum’s Presence in Afghanistan Need of Hour: Danish

Dostum’s Presence  in Afghanistan Need of Hour: Danish

July 11, 2018

KABUL - Second Vice President Sarwar Danish has met Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, and discussed with him national unity, security and cohesion among ...

Conference of Clerics on Afghanistan Begins in Jeddah

Conference of  Clerics on Afghanistan  Begins in Jeddah

July 11, 2018

RIYADH - An international conference on peace efforts in Afghanistan kicked off in the Jeddah city of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.
Religious scholars attending the ...

Travel to Afghanistan Unsafe, US Citizens Warned

Travel to Afghanistan  Unsafe, US Citizens Warned

July 11, 2018

WASHINGTON - The United States on Monday asked its citizens not to travel to Afghanistan due to crime, terrorism, unrest and armed conflict...

Kabul to Highlight Achievements at NATO Summit: Rahimi

Kabul to Highlight Achievements at NATO Summit: Rahimi

July 11, 2018

 BRUSSELS - The Afghan government would highlight its achievements over the past few years at the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels, an official said on Tuesday...

Turkey’s Erdogan Begins New Term with Expanded Powers

Turkey’s Erdogan Begins New Term with Expanded Powers

July 10, 2018

ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in for his second term as head of state on Monday, taking on greater powers than any Turkish leader for decades under a new ...

Afghan Ulema off to Saudi Arabia for Global Moot

Afghan Ulema off to Saudi Arabia for Global Moot

July 10, 2018

KABUL - A delegation of Afghan ulema has left Kabul for Saudi Arabia to participate in an international conference on peace in Afghanistan.
Saudi Arabia and the Organization of Islamic ...

MPs Accuse Ghani of Fueling Faryab Crisis

MPs Accuse Ghani of Fueling Faryab Crisis

July 10, 2018

KABUL - Some lawmakers have said government has a double-standards policy in terms of tackling lawbreakers.
MPs in Afghanistan’s Wolesi Jirga ...

Water level goes 20 meters down in Kabul

Water level goes 20  meters down in Kabul

July 10, 2018

KABUL -  Officials of the water supply company and urban canalization on Monday said the underground water level in the capital has severely polluted and...

‘Figures Inside Govt Hurdle to Badakhshan Peace’

‘Figures Inside Govt  Hurdle to Badakhshan Peace’

July 10, 2018

FAIZABAD - Peace committee officials of northeastern Badakhshan province on Monday claimed a number of Taliban militants wanted to join the peace process, but some...

85% of Afghan Women, Children Harassed: AIHRC

85% of Afghan Women,  Children Harassed: AIHRC

July 09, 2018

AIHRC said their findings show that although efforts are being made to end the problem, the new law needs to be implemented fully.
Officials from the Afghanistan ...

2-Day NATO Summit Seen as Vital for Afghanistan

2-Day NATO Summit  Seen as Vital for Afghanistan

July 09, 2018

KABUL - Some political experts say the upcoming NATO summit -- coming at a decisive time -- will have a lot of importance for Afghanistan...

5 Injured as Mortar Shell Lands near High Ranking Officials Meeting

5 Injured as Mortar Shell Lands near High Ranking Officials Meeting

July 09, 2018

GHAZNI CITY - Five people were wounded, including two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers as three mortar shells landed on different government departments in Ghazni ...

Peace Activists to Visit Taliban-Controlled Areas

Peace Activists to Visit  Taliban-Controlled Areas

July 09, 2018

KABUL - A group of People’s Peace Movement activists will be assigned to travel to Taliban-controlled areas and hold talks with the group, leaders of the movement said Saturday...

ACCI Reports Increase in Export of Fresh Fruits

ACCI Reports Increase in Export of Fresh Fruits

July 09, 2018

KABUL - The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce & Industries (ACCI) says the export of fresh fruits has been increased in the current year...

MPs Oppose Moving Film Archive to Presidential Palace

MPs Oppose  Moving Film Archive to Presidential Palace

July 09, 2018

KABUL - Some Meshrano Jirga or Senate members on Sunday opposed shifting the Afghanistan film archive to the Presidential Palace, saying culturists were not happy ...

Government Strongly Believe on IEC Independence: CEO

Government Strongly Believe on IEC Independence: CEO

July 08, 2018

KABUL - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah has stressed over the independence of the Independent Election Commission ...

Rula Ghani Highlights Challenges Faced by Afghan Business women

Rula Ghani Highlights Challenges Faced by Afghan Business women

July 08, 2018

KABUL - The first lady addressed delegates at a key trade show in the UK recently and said Afghan women and capable and resilient.
Afghanistan’s First Lady RulaGhani...

IEC Says Voter Registration will be Extended if Necessary

IEC Says Voter Registration will be Extended if Necessary

July 08, 2018

KABUL - Election commission says that if necessary, they will consider extending the voter registration process.
The Independent Election Commission...

10 Including 4 Security Personnel Killed in Ghazni Attacks

10 Including 4 Security Personnel Killed in Ghazni Attacks

July 08, 2018

GHAZNI CITY - Taliban insurgents have conducted 12 attacks in some districts and the capital of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Saturday...

Highway Blocked as Protests for Qaisari Release Continue7

Highway Blocked  as Protests for Qaisari  Release Continue7

July 08, 2018

AIBAK - Protestors, demanding the release of Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum’s aide Nizamuddin Qaisari, on Saturday blocked the Kabul-Balkh highway in northern Samangan...

MPs Lash Out at IEC over Controversial Ghazni Move

MPs Lash Out at IEC over Controversial Ghazni Move

July 07, 2018

KABUL - The Independent Election Commission’s move to hold zone-based elections in Ghazni continues to spark reaction.
Some lawmakers in Afghanistan ...

Above 14,000 Appear as Entry Test Begins in Kabul

Above 14,000  Appear as Entry Test Begins in Kabul

July 07, 2018

KABUL - Thousands of high school graduates appeared in the first round of the university entrance test beginging  in Kabul on Thursday...

UN Official Says Afghanistan Needs Help to Tackle Drought

UN Official Says Afghanistan  Needs Help to Tackle Drought

July 07, 2018

KABUL - UN official says the Afghan government needs support to help people hit by drought in 22 provinces of Afghanistan.
A senior UN official in Afghanistan ...

Attacks will not Deter us from Fighting Insurgency: CEO

Attacks will not Deter us from Fighting Insurgency: CEO

July 07, 2018

KABUL - Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday warned insurgents that the killing of innocent people and waging war against the security forces will only ...

Helmand Peace Convoy Sends Letter to Americans

Helmand Peace Convoy  Sends Letter to Americans

July 07, 2018

KABUL - After spending 10 days outside the US embassy, the peace activists called on the American people to help end the war.
Members of the Helmand Peace...

Foreign Troops on Afghan Soil ‘Main Issue’: Taliban

Foreign Troops on Afghan  Soil ‘Main Issue’: Taliban

July 07, 2018

KABUL - The Taliban on Friday rejected as a government propaganda that they were ready to enter peace talks with the Afghan authorities, saying such statements were aimed ...

‘Many Wounded’ as Faryab Protest Turns Violent

‘Many Wounded’ as Faryab Protest Turns Violent

July 05, 2018

MAIMANA - Several people were claimed wounded on Wednesday when an ongoing protest against the detention of Nizamuddin Qaisari, a close aide of Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, turned ...

Positive Changes about Peace Talks Soon: Khpalwak

Positive Changes about Peace Talks Soon: Khpalwak

July 05, 2018

KABUL - High Peace Council (HPC) secretary Mohammad Akram Khapalwak on Wednesday said an international ulema conference on peace in Afghanistan will take place in Saudi Arabia . . .

Pakistan, US Agree to Work for Peace in Afghanistan

Pakistan, US Agree to  Work for Peace in Afghanistan

July 05, 2018

KABUL - US Deputy Assistant Secretary at the State Department’s Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Ambassador Alice Wells and Pakistan’s Army ...

Saudi Arabia Pledges Assistance to Afghanistan

Saudi Arabia Pledges  Assistance to Afghanistan

July 05, 2018

KABUL - Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Afghanistan has pledged support not only for Afghan pilgrims in upcoming Hajj season but also assured assistance in time of need, a statement ...

Afghan-German Economic Council Launched to Improve Ties

Afghan-German Economic  Council Launched to Improve Ties

July 05, 2018

KABUL - Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan on Wednesday held a meeting with Pakistan’s Army Chief Gen. Qamar Bajwa and discussed the implementation of Afghanistan Pakistan...

Ghani, Abdullah to Attend at NATO Summit in Brussels

Ghani, Abdullah to Attend  at NATO Summit in Brussels

July 04, 2018

KABUL - NATO support to Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and presence of foreign troops in Afghanistan will be discussed in the upcoming summit of the alliance ...