Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Friday, February 27th, 2015

Sectarianism Targets Afghans

Sectarianism Targets Afghans

February 26, 2015 | Hujjatullah Zia | Opinion

A number of Afghan refugees returned from Iran with ardent desire to breathe a sigh of relief in their own country. They dreamt of alleviating the burden of nomadic life beside their ...Read more

Avalanche turned Death Claimer amidst Government Negligence

February 26, 2015 | Editorials

Afghanistan recorded variant quantity of snow fall, this year. Nonetheless, Panjshir and Badakhshan are among the provinces that witnessed record snow fall, leading to blockade ...Read more

No More Terrorists to be Released

February 25, 2015 | Editorials

The meeting of President Ghani with the officers of military was much important. The meeting was attended by a number of important officers of Afghan National Army and Police. President ...Read more

Juvenile Delinquency

February 24, 2015 | Editorials

Among the different trends of crimes, Juvenile Delinquency is considered one of most concerning for the modern societies. Juvenile Delinquency is basically an anti-social, illegal or ...Read more

National »

Decision on Troop Adjustment Soon: John Kerry

Decision on Troop Adjustment Soon: John Kerry

February 26, 2015 | National

WASHINGTON - The US President, Barack Obama, would soon make his decision on troop adjustment, the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, told lawmakers Tuesday ahead of the US visit of the ...Read More

1 Released of 30 Kidnapped Zabul Passengers

1 Released of 30 Kidnapped Zabul Passengers

February 26, 2015 | National

QALAT - Officials in southern Zabul said that only one individual among 30 passengers kidnapped by unidentified gunmen was released on ...Read More

New Kabul Bank Also Faces $50m Losses: Watchdog

New Kabul Bank Also Faces $50m Losses: Watchdog

February 26, 2015 | National

KABUL - The Integrity Watch Afghanistan on Wednesday said the New Kabul Bank was also facing losses after the government failed to take stern action against individuals involved in the ...Read More

Electoral Reform Commission Awaits Presidential Order: CEO Office

Electoral Reform Commission Awaits Presidential Order: CEO Office

February 25, 2015 | National

KABUL - The chief executive's office of the National Unity Government has expressed optimism that President Ashraf Ghani will issue his decree regarding the establishment of the special ...Read More

US Rules out Change in Afghan Strategy

US Rules out Change in Afghan Strategy

February 25, 2015 | National

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama is open to the idea of tailoring his Afghan strategy based on advice from his commanders, the White House said Monday but ruled out any change ...Read More

Ghani Wants Refugees’ Plight Alleviated

Ghani Wants Refugees’ Plight Alleviated

February 25, 2015 | National

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday stressed the need for a proper and organised programme to resolve the problems of Afghan refugees in foreign ...Read More

Taliban Finalize Peace Negotiators: Akbar Agha

Taliban Finalize Peace Negotiators: Akbar Agha

February 25, 2015 | National

KABUL - After showing a green signal for peace talks, the Taliban have likely selected their seven representatives residing in Qatar to attend peace negotiations with the Afghan ...Read More

International »

Netanyahu’s Congress Address Destructive to US-Israeli Relations: Rice

Netanyahu’s Congress Address Destructive to US-Israeli Relations: Rice

February 26, 2015 | International

WASHINGTON - A top American official has blasted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for deciding to address Congress, saying the planned visit is destructive to relationsRead More

Iran, IAEA Seek to Resolve Outstanding Issues: Senior Nuclear Negotiator

Iran, IAEA Seek to Resolve Outstanding Issues: Senior Nuclear Negotiator

February 25, 2015 | International

TEHRAN - Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) seek to resolve the outstanding issues pertaining to Iran's nuclear program, senior Iranian nuclear negotiator Abbas ...Read More

High-Level U.S. and Iran Nuclear Talks Resume

High-Level U.S. and Iran Nuclear Talks Resume

February 24, 2015 | International

GENEVA - High-level nuclear negotiations between the United States and Iran resumed in Geneva on Monday as both sides work through technical and political differences to come up with an ...Read More

Kerry and Iran's Zarif to Try to Narrow Gaps

Kerry and Iran's Zarif to Try to Narrow Gaps

February 23, 2015 | International

GENEVA - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif will try to narrow gaps in another round of nuclear talks in Geneva on Sunday as they press ...Read More

US and Allies Discuss New Sanctions on Russia over Ukraine: Kerry

US and Allies Discuss New Sanctions on Russia over Ukraine: Kerry

February 22, 2015 | International

LONDON - The United States and its allies are discussing imposing more sanctions against Russia for undermining a European-brokered truce in eastern Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of ...Read More

NATO Urges Russia to 'Withdraw All Its Forces' from E.Ukraine

NATO Urges Russia to 'Withdraw All Its Forces' from E.Ukraine

February 19, 2015 | International

RIGA - NATO on Wednesday urged Russia to withdraw all forces from eastern Ukraine and to end its support for the pro-Moscow separatists as a ceasefire appeared to ...Read More

Editorials »

Avalanche turned Death Claimer amidst Government Negligence

February 26, 2015 | Editorials

Afghanistan recorded variant quantity of snow fall, this year. Nonetheless, Panjshir and Badakhshan are among the provinces that witnessed record snow fall, leading to blockade ...Read More

No More Terrorists to be Released

February 25, 2015 | Editorials

The meeting of President Ghani with the officers of military was much important. The meeting was attended by a number of important officers of Afghan National Army and Police. President ...Read More

Juvenile Delinquency

February 24, 2015 | Editorials

Among the different trends of crimes, Juvenile Delinquency is considered one of most concerning for the modern societies. Juvenile Delinquency is basically an anti-social, illegal or ...Read More

Can Taliban Transform if Peace Talks Succeed?

February 23, 2015 | Editorials

Afghans have been longing for eternal peace for decades. After years of infighting that have claimed awful toll, most Afghans appear to be supportive of a peace process. Formerly, a ...Read More

Positive Signals from Afghan-Pak Ties!

February 22, 2015 | Editorials

Last week, the visit of Pakistani military chief, General Raheel Sharif was one of the most important events in the country. This was the fourth visit of Kabul by Pakistani Chief ...Read More

“Unremitting War Earns Countless Miseries for Masses”

February 21, 2015 | Editorials

Violence has been a dominant phenomenon browbeating every fabric of Afghan society. The fight between insurgents and government backed international allies seems unending. The ...Read More

Afghan Youth: Capital Human Resource Left Neglected

February 19, 2015 | Editorials

The decade long conflict and war in Afghanistan jolted everything; ranging from infrastructural to socio-political downfall, bloody conflicts rendering countless people physically ...Read More

Article/opinion »

Sectarianism Targets Afghans

Sectarianism Targets Afghans

February 26, 2015 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

A number of Afghan refugees returned from Iran with ardent desire to breathe a sigh of relief in their own country. They dreamt of alleviating the burden of nomadic life beside their ...Read More

The Wrath of Severe Weather

The Wrath of Severe Weather

February 26, 2015 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

The rain and snowfall this year are considered to be late but they still have shown the same intensity and have struck Afghanistan hard in certain provinces. Particularly, the ...Read More

Way-Out To Self Earned Troubles

Way-Out To Self Earned Troubles

February 25, 2015 | Asmatyari | opinion

Man is entitled to be the supreme creature as his superior mental capability owns a peculiar attribute in his inferior body. Deeds are executed in the light of perception thought-out ...Read More

ISIS – A Spot of Disgrace on the Face of Islamic World

ISIS – A Spot of Disgrace on the Face of Islamic World

February 25, 2015 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

Muslim scholars are outraged about the Islamic State’s brutality and perversion of Islam, calling it savagery, deviant and heretical. Sunni and Shiite alike have joined forces against ...Read More

Outcomes of War

Outcomes of War

February 24, 2015 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

Wars have always played a dominant role in human societies, if not positive all the times. There are many people in the world who consider that wars are necessary, though wars bring a ...Read More

An Apple Does not Fall Far From the Tree

An Apple Does not Fall  Far From the Tree

February 24, 2015 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

When a child is born, he is in chains at birth. Despite his free nature, his mother ties him with great force. He feels pain and suffering and weeps with anger. From the very beginning, his ...Read More

Promoting Religious Sensitivity!

Promoting Religious Sensitivity!

February 23, 2015 | Muhammad Rasool Shah | opinion

His mere entry into the room was good enough to catch the attention of all. He was accompanied by a strong and usually disgusting smell of a scent, which is mostly used without ...Read More