Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Violence Against Women Persists

May 24, 2017

The condition of women in Afghanistan does not seem to be improving though there have been many promises and commitments to change the scenario. As the country has been largely influenced...

No Development without Economic Development

May 23, 2017

No development, in any country, is possible without economic development. Economic development basically provides the foundations on which the building of the overall development can...

Embracing Diversity

May 22, 2017

Living in a diverse society is always a challenge. This challenge becomes more difficult to tackle when there are conflicts within such a society. In some cases, these conflicts...

Shaky Situation in Afghanistan

May 21, 2017

The opinions of the people and intellectuals towards the socio-political scenario in Afghanistan appear to be divergent and there are not clear certainties in this regard. There are...

Consciousness about the Social Life

May 20, 2017

Human beings are social beings and they are largely dependent on the society. They are largely influenced by the society wherein they live, and in return, they influence the society...

Security, Economic and Political Challenges

May 18, 2017

The security of a nation is a vital element to ensure its viability and survival as well as it is essential for securing an environment which will facilitate the process of...

Politicians should Serve the People

May 17, 2017

Though the evolution of human society has enabled them to achieve some marvellous achievements, they have not been able to achieve one of the most important aspects – they have not been...

Afghanistan’s ‘Poverty Status Update’

May 16, 2017

The second edition of the Poverty Status Update report for Afghanistan was released last week and it showed that socio-economic progress is increasingly at risk in the country...

De-Radicalization

May 15, 2017

Radicalization has posed a serious threat to the world. Fundamental parties violate people’s basic rights and traumatize them through violence. Ideologues, who lack religious...

Actual Problems in Oblivion

May 14, 2017

No problem can ever be solved unless it is identified properly. Unfortunately, there is no easy way to do it. There are different problems within a social and political life and people are...

Are we Free to Have Freedom?

May 13, 2017

Though today human beings are born within societies that have their rules and regulations and bound them in so many ways; yet there is always an urge among human beings to be free and to be...

CSO Estimations and Population Census in Afghanistan

May 11, 2017

The Central Statistics Organization (CSO) of Afghanistan has estimated the country’s population to be around 29.2 million people including 14.2 million women. In its 1395 solar...

Respecting Differences

May 10, 2017

Our world is embellished with different types of ideologies and beliefs. These ideologies and beliefs have guided different religious and political groups in their quest for truth and...

Ethnic and Political Cleavage

May 09, 2017

It is likely that the nation-state gap widens with the violation of human rights and escalated insurgency. People claim that their rights and freedoms are trampled upon not only as a...

Afghans – The Casualty of Fundamentalism

May 08, 2017

The nascent democracy in Afghanistan has been hampered by the Taliban’s guerrilla-style attacks. The protected war has never been mitigated despite sacrifices made by Afghan...

The Political Games

May 07, 2017

In Afghanistan, politics has turned into a notorious profession. People do not consider it honorable and do not have a positive opinion about the politicians and their activities...

Governance Issues Overlooked

May 06, 2017

In the shadow of the growing insecurity in Afghanistan, everything seems dark. There are many important issues in the country that have been overlooked because of the growing insecurity. One...

Insecurity – A Major Challenge for Afghanistan

May 04, 2017

Kabul once again experienced an insurgent attack on Wednesday, wherein a convoy of foreign troops was targeted by a suicide bomber. As a result of the attack, eight civilians were...

World Press Freedom Day

May 03, 2017

Every year, May 03 is celebrated as World Press Freedom Day, internationally. The purpose of the day is to highlight the importance of free press in democratic societies and to...

Freedom of Expression

May 02, 2017

Freedom of expression is one of the basic rights of human beings and it should be guaranteed by all the societies and laws of the world. Human beings have thoughts and also means to...

Increasing Concerns about Historical Sites

May 01, 2017

The concerns about the historical sites and monuments in Afghanistan have multiplied in recent years as insecurity has increased, and the government officials have not been able...

Humanitarian Aid Devoured by Corruption

April 30, 2017

Yet again, the statistics and data show that corruption is among the most dominant problems in Afghanistan. Though itself a problem, it also hampers development and creates many other...

The Curse of Destitution

April 27, 2017

Destitution is a major issue that is being faced by almost all the countries in the world. Though there have been efforts on national and international levels by different countries, no...

The Challenges of Integration in Afghanistan

April 26, 2017

After the defeat of Taliban, it was expected that Afghanistan would leave instability and disorder behind it and would start its journey towards a democratic system. It was also expected...

Curbing Criminalities

April 25, 2017

Currently, Afghanistan is suffering from myriads of problems and among them the rising rate of crimes is a dominant one. The persistent insecurity and instability have provided the...

A Triangle of Challenges Engulfs Government

April 24, 2017

Tragic incidents of murder make frequent headlines in Afghan newspapers. The Taliban fighters seek to intensify their attacks, especially in spring season. Afghan soldiers and civilians...

Afghan Security Forces Being Targeted

April 23, 2017

The Friday attack on Afghan National Army’s 209 Shaheen Corps Headquarters in Balkh province proved to be highly lethal. Initial statement by Ministry of Defense (MoD) after the attack...

On Mother Earth Day

April 22, 2017

Every year, April 22 is celebrated internationally as Mother Earth Day so as to emphasize the importance of the earth and its environment and highlight the challenges it is facing by...

Fighting Poverty and Class Disparities

April 20, 2017

Poor Afghan people face different sorts of miseries almost on daily basis. As the socio-economic conditions in the country have not improved, the people face different sorts of social and...

The Deteriorating Political Situation

April 19, 2017

The rifts within the ranks of National Unity Government (NUG) are now an open secret. However, the situation has taken a blind turn after President Ashraf Ghani fired Ahmad Zia Massoud...

Privileges Follow Responsibilities

April 18, 2017

It can be observed in our society that mostly people talk about their rights and complain that they are not given their due rights by the society or the system; however, they mostly ignore...

Investment Initiatives must be Appreciated

April 17, 2017

It is really imperative for Afghanistan that the international community and the regional countries, in particular, must play their roles in strengthening the economic system. One of the...

MOAB Triggers Mixed Reaction

April 16, 2017

The ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ used by the US military against the self-styled Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as Daesh, in Nangarhar province was a blow to this...

Consensus Needed in War against Terrorism

April 15, 2017

United States (US) forces in Afghanistan dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb on a series of cave-fighters loyal to Islamic State-Khorasan or ISIS-K (Daesh) group in Achin district of...

Mounting Security Challenges

April 13, 2017

As international community is not sure of its role in Afghanistan and National Unity Government (NUG) stands without any comprehensive strategy to tackle the issue of insecurity...