Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Friday, November 24th, 2017

Catalan’s Independence Referendum from Legal Perspective

Catalan’s Independence Referendum from Legal Perspective

October 30, 2017 |

ollowing the referendum held by Catalonia on October 01, 2017 to secede from Spain, two perspectives emerged in this regard: First, the referendum had no legal basis at all and it is illegal...

Higher Education and National Development

Higher Education and National  Development

October 29, 2017 | Mustafa Ahmadi

In modern age, the world seeks to consider the role of education, particularly higher education, in national development and educational progress. The paramount role of higher education...

Children of War and Nation-Rebuilding in Afghanistan

Children of War and Nation-Rebuilding in Afghanistan

October 28, 2017 | Abdul Basir Azimi

Although there have been significant works done on nation building in Afghanistan, it’s still a mystery. It should be confessed that the nation building has been a challenge for all the...

Controversy in Election Commissions

Controversy in Election Commissions

October 26, 2017 | Muhammad Hedayat

To view Afghanistan’s security crisis as a critical issue before the Afghans’ collective life, the challenges of elections which manifested itself in a strong way will emerge...

The Nonstop Bloodbath

The Nonstop Bloodbath

October 26, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The recent series of attacks have filled Afghan nation with an outpouring of grief. Histrionics surges up among the public in the wake of unmitigated insurgency and there is no respite...

How the US New Strategy Will Come to Fruition?

How the US New Strategy Will Come to Fruition?

October 25, 2017 | Liaqat Ali Amini

The declaration of US policy about Afghanistan was encountered with national and international reactions and all construed it on the basis of their personal interests. A number of states said...

Mounting Violence in Myanmar

Mounting Violence in Myanmar

October 25, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar – also known as Burma – continues despite the international condemnation. Women and children, who are highly vulnerable to the issue, carry with...

Kabul University with 85-year Educational Activities

Kabul University with 85-year Educational Activities

October 24, 2017 | Mohammad Baqirian

Kabul University was established in 1311, Afghan calendar, which ushered its activities with founding medical department and subsequently many other departments. With founding a myriad...

Moral Standards are at Stake

Moral Standards are at Stake

October 24, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Morality is not something innate such as parental loves or emotional acts. When you feel hungry you eat something or you just love your friends emotionally – they are not called moral acts...

The Outcome of Afghanistan’s Membership in UNHRC

The Outcome of Afghanistan’s Membership in UNHRC

October 23, 2017 | Abdul Nasir Mowahhidi

Afghanistan is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan...

Degrading Mankind

Degrading Mankind

October 23, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The international Humanitarian Law (IHL) seeks to protect the rights and dignity of civilians, wounded soldiers, and war prisoners – whose rights are being violated in one way or another...

Regional and International Cooperation Needed to Defeat Terrorism

Regional and International Cooperation Needed to Defeat Terrorism

October 22, 2017 | Syed Asif Husseini

Terror and instability have impeded development and rehabilitation in Afghanistan. Within the past years, international aid was poured into Afghanistan with the aim of curbing instability...

Tension Resurfaces in Iraq

Tension Resurfaces in Iraq

October 21, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

It is my constitutional duty to work for the benefit of the citizens, and to protect our national unity that came under threat of fragmentation as a result of the referendum that was organized...

25th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between Uzbekistan and Afghanistan

25th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between Uzbekistan and Afghanistan

October 21, 2017 | Mustafayev Bahtiyor Rustamovich

October 13 this year marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Uzbekistan...

The Outlook on Multi-lateral Struggles About Peace

The Outlook on Multi-lateral Struggles About Peace

October 19, 2017 | Mohammad Qasim Erfani

Recently, struggles were made at regional and global level for resuming peace process. The sixth round meeting of Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) in Muscat, Shanghai Cooperation Organization...

Indescribable Sufferings of the Rohingya

Indescribable Sufferings of the Rohingya

October 19, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The violation of Rohingya’s inherent rights and freedoms in Myanmar continues unabated and the poignant stories of women and children, who bear the brunt of violence, will outrage...

The 19th National Congress of China

The 19th National Congress of China

October 18, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which starts on Wednesday, offers a chance to review achievements under the leadership of Chinese President, also the Party...

WFD – Empathizing the Hungry and Awakening Conscience

WFD – Empathizing the Hungry and Awakening Conscience

October 17, 2017 | Jawad Sorosh

World Food Day (WFD) is celebrated every year around the world on October 16 in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in...

Any Hope for Afghanistan’s Future Economy?

Any Hope for Afghanistan’s Future Economy?

October 16, 2017 | Mustafa Ahmadi

We are all eager to know about the future of Afghanistan’s economy. The country’s economy declined within the past decades, mainly during the civil unrests. Considering the recent relatively...

Nonstop Bleeding

Nonstop Bleeding

October 16, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

A truck bomb blast shook Somalia’s Capital Mogadishu on Sunday leaving hundreds of dead and wounded behind. This deadly incident reflects the strength of terrorist group of Al Shabab...

The Taliban Balk at Holding Talks

The Taliban Balk at Holding Talks

October 15, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Recently, the issue of peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government has been changed into a controversial topic. On the one hand, the Taliban militants intensify their attacks along...

Strategies for Combating Terrorism

Strategies for Combating Terrorism

October 14, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The issue of terrorism has challenged not only Afghanistan but the entire world. Despite the counter insurgency, a large number of individuals were affected by terrorism from Kabul to Spain and London...

Why the World Turns a Blind Eye to Narcotic Drug?

Why the World Turns a Blind Eye  to Narcotic Drug?

October 12, 2017 | Muhammad Ishaq Arifi

The product of narcotic drug is one of the great challenges in Afghanistan and has supported the war. This is also an international issue and devastated a large layer of human society...

The Role of Teachers

The Role of Teachers

October 12, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Verbally, Afghans hold teachers in high respect and call them “spiritual fathers” who seek to promote a nation spiritually. The key role of teachers in a society is...

Collapse of Urban Values from the Top of Skyscrapers

Collapse of Urban Values from the Top of Skyscrapers

October 11, 2017 | Muhammad Amin Byani

Asia is a housewife in Kabul city. She says that the skyscrapers adjacent to her house put her in trouble adding that it is hard to reach out her daily chores and may abandon her home if the same...

Mounting Tension between Iraqi Government and KRG

Mounting Tension between Iraqi Government and KRG

October 11, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The Kurdish flag on the coffin of the octogenarian former president of Iraq Jalal Talabani triggered a strong wave of protect in Iraqi media and social media. Talabani, the first non-Arab Iraqi...

The Need for Criminalizing Ethnocentrism in Offices

The Need for Criminalizing Ethnocentrism in Offices

October 10, 2017 | Syed Ali Mutahari

The ethnocentric movements of some individuals in government’s body, mainly in the field of employment, was followed by a wide reaction from the public. This was called against the constitution...

The Imminent Resurgence of Al-Qaeda

The Imminent Resurgence of Al-Qaeda

October 10, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Following the decline of the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), al-Qaeda is likely to extend its reach. Osama bin Laden’s son Hemza bin Laden threatens through...

The Unbreakable Deadlock of Peace Talks

The Unbreakable Deadlock of Peace Talks

October 09, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The sordid acts of terrorist fighters have triggered a sense of consternation in Afghanistan. The flagrant violation of Afghans’ fundamental rights on the grounds of their caste, color...

The Potential of a Creative City for Development

The Potential of a Creative City for Development

October 09, 2017 | Mohammad Amin Byani

In 2014, Bamyan joined UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) which invited 47 cities from 33 countries as part of the network in seven creative fields — crafts and folk art, design, film, gastronomy...

Violation of Children’s Humanitarian Rights

Violation of Children’s Humanitarian Rights

October 08, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Children bear the brunt of war and militancy in the region. The spate of war and violence in Syria, Yemen, and Myanmar left children at the mercy of great sufferings. Their rights and dignity are...

A Push for Peace that Puts Afghans First

A Push for Peace that Puts Afghans First

October 07, 2017 | Tadamichi Yamamoto

On my recent travels across Afghanistan, I’ve seen fresh evidence of a grinding and horrific war that continues to plague the lives of all Afghans. The war and the fears that drive it have...

The Erosion of Freedom in Human Societies

The Erosion of Freedom in Human Societies

October 07, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

Freedom is a fundamental right of mankind. All individuals are born free and should be able to exercise their freedoms within the frame of law. However, curtailing one’s freedom is widespread...

The Susceptibility of Afghan Women to Persistent Violence

The Susceptibility of Afghan Women to Persistent Violence

October 03, 2017 | Hujjatullah Zia

The sufferings of Afghan women continue unabated despite the establishment of a democratic administration following the fall of the Taliban’s regime. Their rights and freedoms are violated to...

The Context and Consequences of Referendum on Independence of Iraqi Kurdistan

The Context and Consequences of Referendum on Independence of Iraqi Kurdistan

October 03, 2017 | Mohammad Qasim Erfani

The referendum on independence of Iraqi Kurdistan conducted on September 25, 2017 is naturally a political incident with the aim of establishing a new state in the Middle East. Despite being disapproved...