Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Wheat Flour Exports to Afghanistan Resume Partially

Wheat Flour Exports to Afghanistan  Resume Partially

October 09,2019

PESHAWAR - The export of wheat flour and related items from Pakistan to Afghanistan has resumed partially, a media report said on Tuesday...

Nadiem Amiri on the Verge of Germany Debut, with Afghan Support

Nadiem Amiri on the Verge of Germany Debut, with Afghan Support

October 09,2019

BERLIN - Nadiem Amiri has received his first call-up to the Germany squad. The Bayer Leverkusen midfielder has also drawn plenty of attention and support from the country ...

Iran, Afghanistan Discuss Situation of Afghan Refugees

Iran, Afghanistan Discuss  Situation of Afghan Refugees

October 09,2019

TEHRAN - Iran’s Interior Minister met Minister of Refugees and Repatriation of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Geneva, Switzerland...

Afghanistan’s Pine Nuts Production Up by 10% This Year

Afghanistan’s Pine Nuts Production  Up by 10% This Year

October 09,2019

KABUL - The Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) has predicted pine nuts production to reach up to 24,000 tons this year, which indicates a 10 percen ...

Afghanistan Braces for Political Uncertainty in Election’s Wake

Afghanistan Braces for Political  Uncertainty in Election’s Wake

October 09,2019

KABUL - Despite pulling off a safer presidential election than expected, Afghanistan looks headed for a prolonged period of political uncertainty, with the two front-runners claiming

Taliban Kill Poll Panel Worker in Sar-I-Pul

Taliban Kill Poll Panel  Worker in Sar-I-Pul

October 09,2019

SAR-I-PUL/MAIMANA - Naqibullah Daqiq, the Sancharak district’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News militants killed Ali Naqi, the IEC worker, on Sunday...

Water Crisis in Ferozkoh Raises Fears of Epidemic Outbreak

Water Crisis in Ferozkoh Raises Fears of Epidemic Outbreak

October 09,2019

FEROZKOH - The residents say access to potable water has become difficult and the risk of contracting water-borne diseases is rising especially among children who travel ...

Anti-Daesh Operation to Follow Uplift Projects in Achin

Anti-Daesh Operation to Follow Uplift Projects in Achin

October 09,2019

JALALABAD - Local officials in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday said reconstruction projects would be launched in Achin district after the conclusion of an ongoing operation ...

Tehran Seeks Key Role for Kabul in Peace Push

Tehran Seeks Key Role  for Kabul in Peace Push

October 08,2019

KABUL - The Iranian foreign minister has reiterated his country’s support for an inclusive peace process in Afghanistan...

Sept 28 Election Has No Winner, Say Candidates

Sept 28 Election  Has No Winner,  Say Candidates

October 08,2019

KABUL - The Presidential Candidates’ Council has accused Ashraf Ghani and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah electoral teams of fraud in the last month presidential election, saying a million ...

Estonia Promises Afghanistan Security, IT Cooperation

Estonia Promises Afghanistan Security, IT Cooperation

October 08,2019

KABUL - Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas held out the promise during a meeting with President Ashraf Ghani, a statement from the Presidential Palace said. The two sides discussed ...

Wolesi Jirga to Oversee Vote Count Process

Wolesi Jirga to Oversee Vote Count Process

October 08,2019

KABUL - The Wolesi Jirga on Monday urged the election bodies to separate fake and genuine votes and decided to appoint a delegation to oversee the vote count process...

Taliban Leaders Among 13 Killed in Takhar Airstrike

Taliban Leaders Among 13 Killed  in Takhar Airstrike

October 08,2019

TAKHAR - The Taliban-designated district governor and judge have been killed in an airstrike by Afghan forces in Takhar province, the Defense Ministry said...

Plan Unveiled to Curb Air Pollution in Kabul

Plan Unveiled to Curb Air Pollution in Kabul

October 08,2019

KABUL - Deputy head of NEPA Azizullah Sidiqi announced the strategy, prepared in coordination with 13 sectors, at a press conference late on Sunday. . .

Rivash Gobind Quits Warriors to Become Part of Afghanistan’s Management Team

Rivash Gobind Quits Warriors to Become Part of Afghanistan’s Management Team

October 08,2019

PORT ELIZABETH – Former South African Under-19 cricketer, and a leading force behind the tremendous success of the current Warriors franchise, Rivash Gobind, has stepped down . . .

Abdullah Rejects President Ghani’s Order Regarding the Dismissal of MoFA Spokesman

Abdullah Rejects President Ghani’s Order  Regarding the Dismissal of MoFA Spokesman

October 08,2019

KABUL - The Chief Executive of the National Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah rejected President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s order regarding the dismissal of the Foreign ...

Afghanistan’s Silent Mental Health Crisis

Afghanistan’s Silent  Mental Health Crisis

October 08,2019

KABUL - “There was no chance of taking her to the hospital, we had to care for the others,” Mirwais told me as we sat in a tent ripped half open by the wind and dust that ...

Afghanistan’s Silent Mental Health Crisis

Afghanistan’s Silent  Mental Health Crisis

October 08,2019

>KABUL - The Chief Executive of the National Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah rejected President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s order regarding the dismissal of the Foreign ...

IECC Starts Probing Electoral Complaints

IECC Starts Probing  Electoral Complaints

October 07,2019

KABUL - Afghanistan’s Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) has started probing electoral complaints in its Kabul office...

Eastern Iranian Province’s H1 Non-Oil Exports to Afghanistan Hit $151 Million

Eastern Iranian  Province’s H1 Non-Oil  Exports to Afghanistan Hit $151 Million

October 07,2019

TEHRAN - Iranian traders and companies have exported some $151 million worth of non-oil goods to Afghanistan through the Eastern province of Southern Khorassan in the first ...

FFEFA Head in Paktia Denies Campaigning for Abdullah

FFEFA Head in Paktia Denies Campaigning for Abdullah

October 07,2019

GARDEZ - The Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FFEFA) head for southeastern Paktia province has been accused of having campaigned in favor ...

TAPI Project: Kabul Needs $12b Investment

TAPI Project:  Kabul Needs  $12b Investment

October 07,2019

KABUL - The government is looking for parties interested in joining the project. . .

WHO Provides Emergency Healthcare Needs in Zabul

WHO Provides Emergency  Healthcare Needs in Zabul

October 07,2019

KABUL - The World Health Organisation (WHO) is providing critical healthcare needs in Zabul immediately after explosives were detonated outside of the provincial hospital ...

Activists Seek Justice for Afghan Boy Tortured in Iran

Activists Seek Justice for  Afghan Boy Tortured in Iran

October 07,2019

KABUL - Civil society activists on Sunday staged a protest demonstration in front of Iranian embassy in Kabul against torture on a teenage Afghan boy...

Heratis Worried about Low-Quality Medicines

Heratis Worried about Low-Quality Medicines

October 07,2019

HERAT CITY - Public health officials in western Herat province on Sunday expressed their deep concern about low quality medicines being smuggled into the country from neighborin ...

India Supports All-Inclusive Afghan Peace Talks

India Supports All-Inclusive Afghan Peace Talks

October 06,2019

A ministry spokesman said that “all processes should respect the constitutional legacy and political mandate” in Afghanistan...

UN: 14,000 “Grave Violations” against Afghan Children Since 2015

UN: 14,000 “Grave Violations” against Afghan Children  Since 2015

October 06,2019

KABUL - According to a recent U.N. report, nearly 3,500 Afghan children have been killed and more than 9,000 injured over last four years...

US Holds Talks with European Allies on Afghan Peace Deal

US Holds Talks with European Allies on Afghan Peace Deal

October 06,2019

STUTTGART - Esper said he would discuss Afghanistan over dinner Wednesday in Stuttgart with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg...

Next President to Take Oath Within Three Weeks: Ghani

Next President to Take Oath Within Three Weeks: Ghani

October 06,2019

President Ghani says the election commissions have the authority to announce the final results of the elections...

Zaman: Any Peace Meetings Without Afghan Officials “Nonessential”

Zaman: Any Peace Meetings Without Afghan Officials “Nonessential”

October 06,2019

KABUL - The MoFA Deputy minister stressed that any talks about peace should be conducted under the leadership and ownership of Afghans, and a ceasefire should follow...

Pentagon Mulls Cutting Troop Levels in Afghanistan

Pentagon Mulls  Cutting Troop Levels in Afghanistan

October 06,2019

KABUL - The Pentagon continues mulling over reducing troop levels in Afghanistan, where militant-linked violence has recently escalated, says the US defence secretary...

Moles Appointed as Afghanistan’s Chief Selector

Moles Appointed as  Afghanistan’s Chief Selector

October 06,2019

KABUL - Former England opener Andy Moles has been appointed as director of cricket and chief selector of Afghanistan.
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) tweeted ...

No Peace Until Pakistan Dismantles Militant Safe Havens: Sidiqi

No Peace Until Pakistan  Dismantles Militant Safe Havens: Sidiqi

October 05,2019

KABUL - The Presidential Palace on Thursday said peace and stability would continue to elude Afghanistan until militant safe havens and training centers are dismantled in Pakistan...

Afghan’s Torture Case in Iran Being Followed: Embassy

Afghan’s Torture Case in Iran Being Followed: Embassy

October 05,2019

KABUL - Afghanistan’s Embassy in Tehran says it would follow the case of an Afghan who was kidnapped and tortured in Iran.
A statement from the Afghan Embassy in Iran ...

Work Launched on 100-Bed Heart Hospital for Afghan Forces

Work Launched on 100-Bed Heart  Hospital for Afghan Forces

October 05,2019

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday laid down the foundation stone of a 100-bed heart diseases treatment hospital for Afghan security forces in capital Kabul...