Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Seeking Common Ground and Addressing Common Challenges via CICA

June 18,2019

The 5th summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), hosted by Tajikistan, is significant for mitigating challenges across the region ...

Women’s Role Important in Peace Talks

June 17,2019

The issue of women’s rights and freedoms has been one of the main concerns in the peace talks. Afghan nation, notably women, urges the participation of women ...

SCO Summit – A Platform for Addressing Regional Instability

June 16,2019

President Ghani’s participation in the 19th summit of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), hosted by Kyrgyzstan, and his ...

Trust Building Between Af-Pak is a Must for Peace

June 15,2019

Considering that the peace talks has reached a critical phase, engagement with more Afghans across the country on how to achieve a negotiated political settlement ...

Kabul’s ‘an Eye for an Eye’ Policy Will Work out Effective

June 13,2019

The Taliban’s intensified attacks within the last few days seem to be a backlash against the attacks carried out by the Kabul government. The Taliban militants have ...

Media Upholding Freedoms of Speech and Opinion

June 12,2019

The media plays a highly significant role in Afghanistan for upholding democracy and freedom of speech. It provides a platform for the public to have their say freely ...

Kazakhstan And A New Chapter of Regional Constructive Interaction

June 11,2019

On June 9, citizens of Kazakhstan went to the polls for an early presidential election and Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won a sweeping victory in a presidential election ...

Afghan Women Bearing the Brunt of Violence

June 10,2019

Violence against women has increased in recent days. Within the last three months, a large number of Afghan women have undergone violence across the country. Notwithstanding ...

Central Asia, Regional Economic Integration and evolving geopolitical Significance

June 09,2019

Central Asia has vast stores of energy and natural resources. But to achieve a brighter future the region must pursue economic integration. Sustainable stability, economic growth ...

Taliban not Genuine Negotiators

June 08,2019

Despite the issue of talks, as the Taliban and the US Special Envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad are preparing for the seventh round, the Taliban insurgents ...

A Nostalgic Feeling for Ancient Silk Road

June 03,2019

Trade and cultural exchanges played a crucial role in the development of ancient civilization. Besides commercial give-and-take, the historical Silk Road ...

Taliban’s Attitude towards Women’s Rights Stated in Moscow Meeting

June 02,2019

The rights of the Afghan women are that their sons should not be killed, their husbands should not be killed, their houses should not be destroyed, they should not be forced ...

‘Taliban in Moscow and Kabul’ Different?

June 01,2019

A photo from the Taliban’s latest meeting in Moscow circulated on social media has been changed into a bitter political satire for Afghans. The photo shows that a shapely-figured lady ...

Gender Discrimination and Sexual Scandal Outrageous to Afghan Nation

May 30,2019

Sexual discrimination and violence against women are widespread in Afghanistan and make the headlines in national and international media every so often. Although the rights ...

Supporting Peace Process or Playing Political Game?

May 29,2019

A Taliban delegation, led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, traveled to Moscow to attend a meeting. A number of Afghan high-prolife politicians, including head of Afghan High Peace Council ...

Public Concern over Prolonged Peace Talks Continues

May 28,2019

Concern about the outcome of peace talks between the US and Taliban representatives continues. Although one doubts if the two sides reach an agreement, the consequence of the peace ...

Is Equality Attainable?

May 27,2019

Human beings, living in today’s world of ours, seem to be losing contentment and satisfaction. There are many incidents taking place in different parts of world ...

Ethnocentrism Played Destructive Role in Afghanistan

May 26,2019

Ethnocentrism, racial discrimination, and lack of religious tolerance have led to insurmountable challenges in Afghanistan. A large number of individuals are discriminated ...

Lack of Political Consensus Hampers Peace and Prosperity

May 25,2019

Since a series of talks, held between the US and Taliban representatives, did not mitigate insurgency, Afghans appear to hold out not much hope about a positive ...

Afghan Political Parties: At the Crossroad of Going Forward or Backward

May 23,2019

According to the article 61 of the Afghan Constitution, President Ghani’s mandate ends on May 22. However, it has been scheduled to September 28 according ...

Corruption As the Main Barrier to Peace in Afghanistan

May 22,2019

According to the new report released by UNAMA, though Afghanistan has taken specific reform initiatives in the Justice sector and policy making, corruption has been ...

What if Law Protectors Turn to Law Violators?

May 21,2019

Afghan men and women flocked to ballot boxes to celebrate democracy through casting their votes so as to send their representatives to parliament, which is called ...

Afghans Have Gloomy Outlook on Peace Talks

May 20,2019

Afghanistan’s peace process has been highly rocky. Although Trump administration has put all its weight behind the negotiation, optimism for its fruition is decreasing ...

Why Kazakhstan Holds Early Presidential Election

May 19,2019

Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Alimkah_Yassengediev, hosted an Iftar Ceremoney in the Embassy of the Kazahkstan in Kabul. Representative of the Afghan ...

Peace: The First Priority of The US in Afghanistan

May 18,2019

United Sates and Taliban negotiators wrapped up their sixth round of peace talks with “some progress” made on a draft agreement for when foreign troops might withdraw ...

Peace Talks Should be Give-and-Take Process

May 16,2019

Afghan peace process has been highly controversial and unproductive. The first official talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government were held in July 2015, in Pakistan ...

In the eve of New Security Crisis on the Most Harmless People of Afghanistan

May 15,2019

In last few weeks, Taliban has meaningfully attacked on central area of Afghanistan with imposing dozens of deaths and injuries on civilians. Two weeks ago several ...

Why Afghanistan Must Have Good Relations With US

May 14,2019

Historically, relations between Afghanistan and the US can be dated back to 1919, when King Amanullah, the reformist monarch of Afghanistan, dispatched the first Afghan ...

Afghan Women Play Significant Role in Social and Political Arenas

May 13,2019

The rights and freedoms of women have been a highly controversial issue in Afghanistan, mainly following the downfall of the Taliban’s regime...

Ramadan – A Month for Revival of Humanity and Ethical Code

May 12,2019

Ramadan is the month of peace and compassion. One’s self-purification in Ramadan should be reflected in their individual and collective life...

Public Worries about Outcome of Peace Talks

May 11,2019

If political vacuum emerges in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of US forces, all democratic achievements will be at stake. The ongoing peace talks are highly significant ...

Why Diversity Matters in Public Service

May 08,2019

Diversity refers to human qualities that are different from our own and those of groups to which we belong; but that are manifested in other individuals and groups...

China-style Counter-terrorism Strategy Will Lead to Peace

May 07,2019

Since terrorism is a global threat, a nationwide strategy to combat terrorism will lead to peace and stability. Suffering as a result of violence and terrorist acts, Afghanistan’s ...

Reacting to the Socio-political Issues Responsibly

May 05,2019

At this crucial juncture of history, it is imperative to study the nature of the disorder that has dominated our society and its reason. It is generally believed that politics ...

The Peace Jirga Resolution as the National Peace Roadmap

May 04,2019

The Peace Consultative Jirga aimed to determine the framework for talks with the Taliban was wrapped up today May 3 2014. More than 3200 people from different parts of Afghanistan ...