Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Monday, October 15th, 2018

Abdullah Optimistic of Trump’s New Afghan Strategy

Abdullah Optimistic of Trump’s New Afghan Strategy

October 02, 2018

KABUL - The Trump administration's renewed approach to the conflict in Afghanistan is producing results, albeit slowly, believes the chief executive officer...

Uzbek President Calls for Dialogue to End Afghan Conflict

Uzbek President Calls for Dialogue to End Afghan Conflict

October 02, 2018

KABUL - Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has stressed over the political settlement of the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan, a media report said on Monday...

‘Our Commitment to Afghanistan is Unwavering’ – NATO

‘Our Commitment to Afghanistan is Unwavering’ – NATO

October 02, 2018

KABUL -  Speaking at the start of the military committee conference on Saturday in Warsaw, Poland, Mr. Peach said that almost 20,000 military personnel are engaged in ...

Pakistan Expected to Extend Stay of Afghan Refugees

Pakistan Expected to Extend Stay of Afghan Refugees

October 02, 2018

ISLAMABAD - Registered Afghan refugees living in Pakistan are expected to get another extension, a federal government official said on Monday when a repatriation deadline ...

Afghanistan Welcomes U.S.’S Move to Review Iran Sanctions on Chabahar Port

Afghanistan Welcomes U.S.’S Move to Review Iran Sanctions on Chabahar Port

October 01, 2018

KABUL - The U.S. will take into consideration the impact of American sanctions against Tehran on Chabahar port in Iran that provides a surface link between India and Afghanistan...

Taliban can’t Wait out US-Led Coalition, Says Miller

Taliban can’t Wait out US-Led Coalition, Says Miller

October 01, 2018

KABUL - The Taliban could not wait out the US-led coalition forces, the new commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan says.
NATO and coalition forces were in for ...

Rashid Khan Jumps to No.1 in ODI All-Rounders’ Rankings

Rashid Khan Jumps to No.1 in ODI All-Rounders’ Rankings

October 01, 2018

KABUL - After his sensational performance with both bat and ball in the recently-concluded Asia Cup, Afghan star Rashid Khan has gained the number one spot in the latest ...

‘Women Can Change Nation’s Destiny Through Vote’

‘Women Can Change  Nation’s Destiny Through Vote’

October 01, 2018

BAMYAN CITY - Residents of central Bayman province say insecurity, low levels of public awareness and negative competition among some candidates will negatively impact ...

Herat Hosts Afghanistan-Turkey Joint Exhibition

Herat Hosts Afghanistan-Turkey Joint Exhibition

October 01, 2018

HERAT - A two-day exhibition in Herat province displayed historical documents exchanged between Afghanistan and Turkey over the years with some of them date back to the 17th century...

Japan Donates $2.7m for Repatriation of Refugees

Japan Donates $2.7m for  Repatriation of Refugees

September 30, 2018

KABUL - The Japanese government has promised a donation of $2.7 million to support the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ repatriation ...

No Preconditions for Talks with Taliban: Khalilzad

No Preconditions for Talks with Taliban: Khalilzad

September 30, 2018

KABUL - Washington is talking to the Taliban without any preconditions, America’s special advisor on Afghanistan says, hinting at a shift in policy ...

Regional NSA Chiefs Meet to Discuss Terrorism Threats

Regional NSA Chiefs Meet to Discuss Terrorism Threats

September 27, 2018

TEHRAN - National security advisors from Iran, Russia, China, India and Afghanistan met to discuss ways to solve the Daesh problem in Afghanistan...

Russia Calls for Political Settlement in Afghanistan

Russia Calls for Political Settlement in Afghanistan

September 27, 2018

KABUL - Russia on Wednesday ruled out a military solution in Afghanistan, calling for a political solution to the conflict.
Currently on a visit to Tehran ...

NATO and UN Secretary Generals Exchange Views On Security Situation in Afghanistan

NATO and UN Secretary Generals Exchange  Views On Security Situation in Afghanistan

September 27, 2018

NEW YORK - The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the UN Secretary General António Guterres exchanged views on the security situation in Afghanistan during a meeting ...

Nangarhar & Laghman: Miller Vows to Protect Civilians

Nangarhar & Laghman:  Miller Vows to Protect Civilians

September 27, 2018

JALALABAD - Gen. Austin Scott Miller held out the assurance during a meeting with governors and police chiefs of Nangarhar and Laghman provinces at the . . .

Tajik Region Bordering Afghanistan Descending into Chaos and Violence

Tajik Region Bordering Afghanistan  Descending into Chaos and Violence

September 27, 2018

STAUNTON - Tajikistan’s Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast, which adjoins Afghanistan, is descending into chaos, with Dushanbe’s demand that the population ...

Cricket: Afghanistan Fire Warning to World Cup Teams

Cricket: Afghanistan Fire  Warning to World Cup Teams

September 27, 2018

KABUL - Before the start of the Asia Cup Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan had warned his team would not only compete but would . . .

Belt and Road Initiative to Connect 3 Continents

Belt and Road Initiative to Connect 3 Continents

September 26, 2018

KABUL - Second Vice President Sarwar Danish says Afghanistan and China will become a connecting point for Europe, Africa and Asia through the Belt and Road...

U.N. Concerned Over Spike in Civilian Casualties in Afghan Air Strikes

U.N. Concerned Over  Spike in Civilian Casualties in Afghan Air Strikes

September 26, 2018

KABUL - The United Nations mission in Afghanistan on Tuesday said it was concerned by the increasing number of civilian casualties from air strikes this year, following ...

Rabbani Stresses Inclusive Afghan-Led Peace Process

Rabbani Stresses Inclusive  Afghan-Led Peace Process

September 26, 2018

KABUL - An inclusive peace process, enjoying the overwhelming support of all Afghans, is imperative for achieving the desired result, says the foreign minister...

Abdullah Renews Govt’s Commitment to Peace Process

Abdullah Renews Govt’s  Commitment to Peace Process

September 26, 2018

NEW YORK - CEO Abdullah Abdullah attended the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at the outset of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on Monday and...

Nowshera Dry Port to Boost Afghan-Pakistan Trade

Nowshera Dry Port to  Boost Afghan-Pakistan Trade

September 26, 2018

PESHAWAR - Trade between Kabul and Islamabad will see a major boost with the completion of a dry port in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, hopes a Pakistani business leader...

India-Afghanistan Trade Show Concludes in Mumbai with Over 166 Deals Signed

India-Afghanistan Trade Show Concludes in Mumbai with Over 166 Deals Signed

September 26, 2018

KABUL - The second annual “Passage to Prosperity: India-Afghanistan International Trade and Investment Show” successfully closed in Mumbai on September ...

Afghanistan to Join CPEC Soon, Hopes Pak Minister

Afghanistan to Join CPEC Soon, Hopes Pak Minister

September 24, 2018

PESHAWAR - Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia will soon join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a huge regional project ...

CEO Orders USAID’s Promote to Tighten Reporting Procedures

CEO Orders USAID’s  Promote to Tighten  Reporting Procedures

September 24, 2018

KABUL - CEO Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday asked Promote management to strengthen monitoring and reporting procedures to government regarding the implementation of their projects...

Terrorism Knows No Borders, Says Ghani

Terrorism  Knows No Borders,  Says Ghani

September 24, 2018

KABUL - Preside Ashraf Ghani on Sunday vehemently condemned the terrorist attack killed a number of people in the Ahwaz city of Iran...

Ghani Orders Work Expedited on Dasht-I-Burchi Projects

Ghani Orders Work Expedited on Dasht-I-Burchi Projects

September 24, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday directed the Kabul Municipality to expedite work on development projects west of the central capital city...

EU Provide 25m Euros to Afghanistan for Polio Eradication

EU Provide 25m Euros to Afghanistan for Polio Eradication

September 24, 2018

KABUL - The European Union (EU) has contributed 25 million Euros in support of Afghan children on the move and ending polio, according to a statement on Sunday...

Khalilzad to Facilitate Kabul-Taliban Peace

Khalilzad to Facilitate Kabul-Taliban Peace

September 23, 2018

KABUL -  Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad has the ability to execute his mission of facilitating reconciliation between the Afghan government and the Taliban, says ...

IEC Close to Finalizing Biometric System for Election Day

IEC Close to Finalizing  Biometric System for Election Day

September 23, 2018

KABUL - A day after CEO Abdullah Abdullah said an agreement had been reached on the use of a biometric system in elections, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) ...

Measures to Control Drought in 6 Months

Measures to Control Drought in 6 Months

September 23, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday emphasized on a national dialogue over water management in Afghanistan and said comprehensive measures would be taken to reduce ...

Politicians See No Improvement in Govt’s Peace Efforts

Politicians See No Improvement  in Govt’s Peace Efforts

September 23, 2018

KABUL - While September 21 marks the International Day of Peace, the Afghan peace process’s fate remains unclear despite continued efforts by Kabul and its international ...

Afghan Orchestra Flourishes Despite Violence, Social Pressure

Afghan Orchestra Flourishes  Despite Violence, Social Pressure

September 23, 2018

ISLAMABAD - The consequences of Afghanistan’s increasingly deadly war are weighing heaviest on the nation’s civilians, with women bearing the brunt of the ...

Enemy Wants Afghanistan Turned into Karbala: Ghani

Enemy Wants Afghanistan Turned into Karbala: Ghani

September 22, 2018

KABUL - “The Yazids of our time want to turn Afghanistan into another Karbala, but the Afghans’ unity would not let them succeed,” said President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday, marking the Day of Ashura.

UN Calls for Dialogue Between Afghan Govt, Taliban

UN Calls for Dialogue Between Afghan Govt, Taliban

September 22, 2018

WASHINGTON - The UN Secretary General António Guterres on Thursday pushed for a dialogue between the Afghan Government and the Taliban, which he said is essential to ...