Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Afghanistan Will Need Continued International Support after Political Settlement

Afghanistan Will Need Continued  International Support after  Political Settlement

December 07,2019

KABUL - Afghanistan will need continued financial support from the international community following a potential political settlement, says a new World Bank report that examines ...

Success of Afghanistan, Success of the World: Hyoung

Success of Afghanistan, Success of the World: Hyoung

December 07,2019

Kabul- Embassy of South Korea in Kabul, on 5 December 2019 held a conference in Kabul Serena Hotel, titled “What is Korea for Afghanistan?

Qayoumi’s Request for “Unlimited” Travel Funds Sparks Reaction

Qayoumi’s Request for “Unlimited” Travel Funds Sparks Reaction

December 07,2019

KABUL - A request for unlimited travel funds by the acting minister of finance and Ghani adviser Mohammad Humayun Qayoumi on Thursday elicited a strong response from Integrity Watch ...

US Negotiator Set to Restart Taliban Peace Talks

US Negotiator Set to  Restart Taliban Peace Talks

December 07,2019

KABUL - US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad was in Kabul Wednesday (December 4) for talks on peace with Afghan government officials before heading ...

Japanese Doctor’s Family to Bring Body Home from Afghanistan

Japanese Doctor’s Family to  Bring Body Home from Afghanistan

December 07,2019

KABUL, Afghanistan — The family of a 73-year-old Japanese physician killed earlier this week in a roadside shooting in eastern Afghanistan arrived on Friday in Kabul to return ...

IEC Optimistic Its Provincial Offices to Reopen Soon

IEC Optimistic Its Provincial  Offices to Reopen Soon

December 05,2019

KABUL - The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday said some of its provincial offices would be reopened within next two days...

FIFA Bans 3rd Afghan Soccer Official in Sexual Abuse Scandal

FIFA Bans  3rd Afghan  Soccer Official in Sexual  Abuse Scandal

December 05,2019

ZURICH — FIFA has banned a third Afghanistan soccer official implicated in a sexual abuse scandal alleged by women’s national team players...

U.S. Peace Envoy in Kabul for Revival of Talks: Sources

U.S. Peace Envoy in Kabul for Revival of Talks: Sources

December 05,2019

KABUL - U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Kabul on Wednesday to meet Afghanistan’s president to discuss ways of resuming peace talks, Afghan government officials ...

Nicolas Kay: Every Party or Group Should Accept the Afghan Election Results

Nicolas Kay: Every Party or  Group Should Accept the  Afghan Election Results

December 05,2019

WASHINGTON - Nicolas Kay, the NATO senior civilian representative to Afghanistan in speaking with Afghan journalists and media representatives in London ...

UNICEF Welcomes Japan’s USD 7 Million Contribution to Support Children and Mother’s Health in Afghanistan

UNICEF Welcomes Japan’s USD 7 Million Contribution to Support Children and Mother’s Health  in Afghanistan

December 05,2019

KABUL, Afghanistan – The Government of Japan has donated USD 7 million in support of UNICEF’s drive to provide life-saving vaccines, addressing urgent needs ...

Huge Fish Farm Being Built in Kandahar

Huge Fish Farm Being  Built in Kandahar

December 05,2019

KANDAHAR CITY - Work on establishing a huge fish farm in southern Kandahar province has been launched...

Gen. Millar Met Gen. Dostum, Discussed Security and Election

Gen. Millar Met Gen. Dostum, Discussed Security and Election

December 04,2019

JAWZJAN - General Scott Millar, the commander of US and Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, together with Assadullah Khalid, the acting Defense Minister of Afghanistan ...

US Troop Decrease in Afghanistan ‘Not’ Tied to Taliban Deal

US Troop Decrease in  Afghanistan ‘Not’ Tied to  Taliban Deal

December 04,2019

WASHINGTON - US Defense Secretary Mark Esper has said that any future troop drawdowns in Afghanistan were "not necessarily" linked to a deal with the Taliban, suggesting ...

UNAMA Head Meets President Ghani to Discuss Safety of Personnel after Kabul Attack

UNAMA Head Meets President Ghani to Discuss Safety of Personnel after Kabul Attack

December 04,2019

KABUL - The United Nations envoy Tadamichi Yamamoto met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday to discuss safety of UN personnel after a deadly attack in Kabul...

China Not a Land of Ethnicity-based Discrimination: Wang Yu

China Not a Land of  Ethnicity-based Discrimination: Wang Yu

December 04,2019

KABUL – China had not been a land of ethnicity-based discrimination or restrictions on the freedom of religious beliefs, and like Afghanistan, it is a multi-ethnic nation ...

IEC Remains Silent Against Back to Back Protests and Political Uncertainties

IEC Remains Silent Against Back to Back Protests and  Political Uncertainties

December 04,2019

KABUL - The electoral commissions of Afghanistan have not yet provided clear answers to the demands of protestors which has persuaded continuous back to back strikes in most parts ...

3 Countries Ready to Invest in Marble Mines

3 Countries Ready to  Invest in Marble Mines

December 04,2019

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani says China, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are willing to invest in Afghanistan’s marble sector...

Nangarhar Doctors to Charge Fees Only in Afghanis

Nangarhar Doctors to  Charge Fees Only in Afghanis

December 04,2019

JALALABAD - Doctors in eastern Nangarhar province have decided to receive fee payments from patients only in afghanis, saying they would not accept the Pakistani currency...

Trump Celebrates Afghanistan Visit as Great

Trump Celebrates  Afghanistan Visit as Great

December 01,2019

KABUL - Soon after returning to the United States, President Donald Trump on Friday celebrated as great his surprise visit with American troops in Afghanistan. . .

NATO Chief Welcomes ‘Contacts’ Between US, Taliban

NATO Chief Welcomes  ‘Contacts’ Between US, Taliban

December 01,2019

WASHINGTON - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a press conference on Friday said he welcomes ...

IEC Says Bound by Law to Protect People’s Vote

IEC Says Bound by Law to Protect People’s Vote

December 01,2019

KABUL - In response to the ‘Stability and Partnership’ electoral team’s protests, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday said its duty was to protect people ...

Government Seeks to Reduce Security Budget

Government Seeks to  Reduce Security Budget

December 01,2019

KABUL - The Presidential Palace on Friday announced a plan to cut the waste out of security institution budgets...

Violence Against Women Increases in Helmand: Official

Violence Against Women Increases  in Helmand: Official

December 01,2019

HELMAND - Reports of violence against women in Helmand province have increased by 20% from last year, the provincial directorate of Women’s Affairs said....

Trump Visits Afghanistan, Says Taliban Want to Make Deal

Trump Visits Afghanistan, Says Taliban Want to Make Deal

November 30,2019

KABUL - Trump said the US and Taliban have been engaged in peace talks and insisted the Taliban want to make a deal after heavy US fire in recent months. . .

Chances of Successful Afghan Peace Talks Higher Than Before: US General

Chances of Successful Afghan Peace Talks  Higher Than Before: US General

November 30,2019

KABUL - The top US general after arrival in Afghanistan on Wednesday said that the chances of a successful outcome from Afghan peace talks were higher than before and could happen ...

Afghan, Kazakhstan Bilateral Relations Growing

Afghan, Kazakhstan Bilateral Relations Growing

November 30,2019

KABUL - Embassy of Kazakhstan on November 28, held a round table discussion with media representatives on the occasion of two national celebrations of Kazakhstan; Kazakhstan ...

Taliban to be Crushed If They Don’t Quit War: Ghani

Taliban to be Crushed If They Don’t Quit War: Ghani

November 30,2019

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani has asked the Taliban to renounce war, otherwise they would be crushed.
Ghani issued the warning hours after the killing ...

Model UN Conference Held for Youth in Kabul

Model UN Conference Held  for Youth in Kabul

November 30,2019

KABUL - A Model United Nations Conference was organized in Kabul to encourage youth participation in decisions and their familiarity with the UN and international diplomacy. . .

Zaman, Botsali Discuss OIC Role in Afghan Peace Process

Zaman, Botsali Discuss OIC Role in  Afghan Peace Process

November 30,2019

KABUL - Acting Foreign Minister Idrees Zaman met with the Ambassador of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to Kabul Huseyin Avni Botsali on Thursday, a statement from ...

China Funds Passenger Service Center at Torkham Port

China Funds Passenger Service Center at Torkham Port

November 30,2019

JALALABAD - China has provided 21 million afghanis in assistance for building a passenger service center at Torkham border township in eastern Nangarhar province ...

Lucknow Test: Windies in Commanding Position

Lucknow Test: Windies  in Commanding Position

November 30,2019

KABUL - Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) on Thursday released a list of defaulters, mostly wealthy individuals, and gave them a week to pay the arrears. . .

Power Utility Releases List of 28 Defaulters

Power Utility Releases List of 28 Defaulters

November 30,2019

KABUL - Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS) on Thursday released a list of defaulters, mostly wealthy individuals, and gave them a week to pay the arrears. . .

Hundreds of Less Fortunate Families Receive Cash Assistance in Farah

Hundreds of Less Fortunate Families Receive  Cash Assistance in Farah

November 30,2019

FARAH CITY - Six-hundred poor families in western Farah province have been provided cash assistance from a Qatar-based welfare organization.

Indian-American Killed in Attack on UN Vehicle in Kabul City, Confirms Pompeo

Indian-American Killed in Attack on UN Vehicle in Kabul City,  Confirms Pompeo

November 28,2019

WASHINGTON - The Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed that an Indian-American lost his life in the attack on United Nations vehicle in Kabul city on Sunday. . .

Afghan Drugs a Threat to Our Security: Russia

Afghan Drugs a Threat to Our Security: Russia

November 28,2019

KABUL - Russia says illicit drugs from Afghanistan are one of the worst problems for its national security.
"Afghan drugs are one of the main ...

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