Editor in Chief: Dr. Hussain Yasa Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Education Needs to Be Prioritized

August 02, 2015 | Editorials

Education is a versatile tool guaranteeing stability, social cohesion and societal uplift whilst ensuring respect for human rights. Many societal problems get regulated after education ...Read more

Measures to Curb the Menace of Drugs

August 01, 2015 | Editorials

Life is, without a doubt, a miracle. One has to reach to this conclusion after going through its mysteries and excellence. Life is not how it is defined; rather, it is how it is lived. ...Read more

Curse in Disguise of Blessing

July 30, 2015 | Editorials

The current rainfall in Afghanistan has proved to be a curse in disguise of blessing. It is believed that the countries and the people with limited resources and unpreparedness seem to ...Read more

National »

‘Tangible Reforms to Make Electoral System More Efficient’

‘Tangible Reforms to Make Electoral System More Efficient’

August 02, 2015 | National

KABUL - The election reform commission reassured that after introducing reforms in the country’s electoral system neither the president nor the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) would be able ...Read More

Omar’s Death Offers Chance to Stabilise Afghanistan: US

Omar’s Death Offers Chance to Stabilise  Afghanistan: US

August 02, 2015 | National

WASHINGTON - The White House Friday confirmed the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar, saying it represented a chance of progress on the path to a stable and secure...Read More

IS Presence to be a Serious Threat to Afghan Peace Talks: SIGAR

IS Presence to be a Serious Threat to Afghan Peace Talks: SIGAR

August 02, 2015 | National

KABUL - Islamic State (Daesh) in Afghanistan is not only a threat to stability of Afghanistan, but also a serious threat to Afghan peace talk’s process special inspector general for ...Read More

Military Operation Launched in Nangarhar to Clear Insurgents

Military Operation Launched in Nangarhar to Clear Insurgents

August 02, 2015 | National

JALALABAD - A large-scale military operation was launched in three districts of eastern Nangarhar province early Saturday, local officials...Read More

44 Militants Dead in Faryab Clashes

44 Militants Dead in Faryab Clashes

August 02, 2015 | National

MAIMANA - At least 44 militants have been killed and 24 others wounded during clashes with security forces in the Qaisar, Garizwan, Pashton Kot and Sherin Tagab districts of ....Read More

Akbar Agha Pushes Peace Building Efforts among Clerics, Tribal Elders

Akbar Agha Pushes Peace Building Efforts among Clerics, Tribal Elders

August 02, 2015 | National

>KABUL - Sayed Mohammad Akbar Agha, the former leader of the Taliban's Jaish-al-Muslimeen (Army of Muslims) and the current chairman of the Shurae-Aali Rah-e-Nejat (High Council of ....Read More

ERC Meets with Experts, Stakeholders for Guidance on Reform

ERC Meets with Experts, Stakeholders for Guidance  on Reform

August 01, 2015 | National

KABUL - The newly established Electoral Reform Commission (ERC) kicked off its reform agenda this week by engaging members of the international community, women rights advocacy groups and ...Read More

International »

Top Russian, US and Saudi Diplomats to Meet in Qatar

Top Russian, US and Saudi  Diplomats to Meet in Qatar

August 02, 2015 | International

MOSCOW - Russia’s foreign minister has scheduled a trilateral meeting in Qatar with his U.S. and Saudi counterparts. The Russian Foreign Ministry said that Sergey Lavrov will confer ....Read More

Indonesia, Turkey agree on Cooperation to Combat Terrorism

Indonesia, Turkey agree on  Cooperation to Combat Terrorism

August 01, 2015 | International

JAKARTA - Indonesia and Turkey have agreed to strengthen their intelligence cooperation as a way to bolster their efforts to combat terrorism and prevent the spread of radicalism. The ...Read More

Yemen’s President orders Militias Merged into his Forces

Yemen’s President orders  Militias Merged into his Forces

July 30, 2015 | International

SANAA -Yemen’s exiled president has ordered that militias battling Shiite rebels in Yemen be merged with his national army, in an apparent attempt to unify ground...Read More

No one Should be President for Life: Obama

No one Should be President  for Life: Obama

July 29, 2015 | International

WASHINGTON - President Obama has called on African presidents to respect their constitutions and step down when their terms ...Read More

Peace Process with Kurdish Militants Impossible: Erdogan

Peace Process with Kurdish  Militants Impossible: Erdogan

July 29, 2015 | International

ANKARA - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was impossible to continue a peace process with Kurdish militants and urged parliament to strip politicians with links ...Read More

Yet to Hear Good Argument Against Iran Nuclear Deal: Obama

Yet to Hear Good Argument Against Iran Nuclear Deal: Obama

July 28, 2015 | International

ADDIS ABABA - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday said he was yet to hear a strong factual argument against a nuclear deal with Iran and criticized rhetoric about the agreement from some ...Read More

Editorials »

Education Needs to Be Prioritized

August 02, 2015 | Editorials

Education is a versatile tool guaranteeing stability, social cohesion and societal uplift whilst ensuring respect for human rights. Many societal problems get regulated after education ...Read More

Measures to Curb the Menace of Drugs

August 01, 2015 | Editorials

Life is, without a doubt, a miracle. One has to reach to this conclusion after going through its mysteries and excellence. Life is not how it is defined; rather, it is how it is lived. ...Read More

Curse in Disguise of Blessing

July 30, 2015 | Editorials

The current rainfall in Afghanistan has proved to be a curse in disguise of blessing. It is believed that the countries and the people with limited resources and unpreparedness seem to ...Read More

Refugees’ Displacement; One of the Most Dominating Problems

July 29, 2015 | Editorials

In many countries of the world because of different sorts of social and political problems, people are forced to leave their countries and move to other parts of the world in search of ...Read More

Inauguration of Salma Dam

July 28, 2015 | Editorials

A major portion of work on long-awaited Salma Dam has at last been completed. The closure of the diversion tunnel gate has taken place and the filling of the reservoir has already ....Read More

Governement Should Reach Out to War-Ravaged Masses

July 27, 2015 | Editorials

Security condition in Afghanistan is continuously on decline. Superficially, a strong nexus is found between security institutions that are ready to thwart plot anywhere around the ...Read More

Education Ruined in Helmand

July 26, 2015 | Editorials

We admit the role of quality education central to development of every country we aspire to associate with, anyway. It is believed education is one of the elements; entailing dynamic ....Read More

Article/opinion »

Can Mansoor Fill Mullah Omar’s Vacuum?

Can Mansoor Fill Mullah Omar’s Vacuum?

August 02, 2015 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

The leadership of the Islamic Emirate and the family of Mullah Omar... announce that leader Mullah Omar died due to a sickness,” a Pakistani newspaper has cited a Taliban ...Read More

Furnishing Youth with Contemporary Resources

Furnishing Youth with  Contemporary Resources

August 02, 2015 | Asmatyari | opinion

Childhood is the most innocent stage in a human life. It can be classified into early teen and late teenage –those in their late teens are said youth and early teens are called children....Read More

Furnishing Youth with Contemporary Resources

Furnishing Youth with  Contemporary Resources

August 01, 2015 | Asmatyari | opinion

Childhood is the most innocent stage in a human life. It can be classified into early teen and late teenage –those in their late teens are said youth and early teens are called children....Read More

Fundamentalism

Fundamentalism

August 01, 2015 | Dilawar Sherzai | opinion

There are different ways of perceiving a religion, or it would be better to say that there are different degrees of perceiving a religion. There are people who strictly adhere to ...Read More

Mullah Omar’s Demise Instigates Endless Internal Strife!

Mullah Omar’s Demise Instigates Endless Internal Strife!

July 30, 2015 | Asmatyari | opinion

Afghanistan has been a battle ground for over a century between regional and international power players, exercising their desired interests. Following the Soviet withdrawal in 1989 ...Read More

An Infertile Land for Democracy

An Infertile Land for Democracy

July 30, 2015 | Hujjatullah Zia | opinion

In some forms, democracy can be exercised directly by the people, in large cities; it is by the people through their elected agents. Or in the memorable phrase of Abraham Lincoln, ....Read More

The Shadow of Taliban Leader on Peace Process

The Shadow of Taliban Leader on Peace Process

July 09, 2015 | Abdul Ahad Bahrami | opinion

The role of the Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar in Taliban leadership and the ongoing peace process has always been ambiguous. The Taliban leader, whose leadership was surrounded ...Read More