Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

MPs Level Serious Allegations Against Security Bosses

MPs Level Serious Allegations Against Security Bosses

September 11, 2018

KABUL - Some Wolesi Jirga or lower house members on Monday leveled serious allegations against top security and defense officials and alleged the existence of foreign ...

Politicians Mark Massoud Day by Calling for Unity

Politicians Mark Massoud Day by Calling for Unity

September 10, 2018

The second vice president said if Afghanistan wants to uphold the spirit of its martyr's then the people need to stand united.
KABUL - Prominent Afghan politicians ...

Turkmenistan Opens Plant to Ship Power to Afghanistan

Turkmenistan Opens Plant to Ship Power to Afghanistan

September 10, 2018

KABUL - The $1.2 billion expansion project would allow Turkmenistan to export an additional three billion kilowatt-hours per year to neighbouring countries...

China, Pakistan Vow to Enhance Afghan Reconciliation Process

China, Pakistan Vow to Enhance  Afghan Reconciliation Process

September 10, 2018

ISLAMABAD - Chinese Foreign Minister says China and Pakistan will work together to enhance the reconciliation process in Afghanistan. . .

President Orders Kabul’s Division into 4 Security Zones

President Orders Kabul’s  Division into 4 Security Zones

September 10, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani has ordered Kabul’s division into four security zones, seeking details of a weapons distribution plan, his office said on Saturday...

Pakistan Won’t Force Afghan Refugees to Leave: UN

Pakistan Won’t Force  Afghan Refugees to Leave: UN

September 10, 2018

ISLAMABAD - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi says peace is vital for the safe return of Afghan refugees to their homeland...

Taliban’s Red Unit Commander Among 12 Killed In Badghis

Taliban’s Red Unit Commander Among 12 Killed In Badghis

September 10, 2018

QALA-I-NAW - A top Taliban commander has been killed along with 11 fighters during a clash with security forces in Badghis province, police claimed on Sunday.

Khalilzad: The Blunt Veteran Leading US Peace Efforts in Afghanistan

Khalilzad: The Blunt  Veteran Leading US Peace Efforts in Afghanistan

September 06, 2018

WASHINGTON - Zalmay Khalilzad, the veteran US diplomat tasked with leading efforts to end the war in Afghanistan, is a blunt negotiator with a history of hawkish foreign ...

Pompeo in Pakistan to Break Stalemate, Push End for Afghan War

Pompeo in Pakistan to Break  Stalemate, Push End for Afghan War

September 06, 2018

ISLAMABAD - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday hoping to break a diplomatic stalemate with leaders there and end the war in neighboring Afghanistan ...

Bring Taliban to Negotiating Table, US Tells Pakistan

Bring Taliban to Negotiating Table, US Tells Pakistan

September 05, 2018

ISLAMABAD - The Trump administration has once again asked Pakistan to crack down on all insurgent groups without any discrimination.
Pentagon spokesman Lt Col Koné ...

UK Bolsters Support to NATO Mission in Afghanistan

UK Bolsters Support  to NATO Mission in Afghanistan

September 05, 2018

KABUL - Arriving in Afghanistan with the UK’s defense minister were 100 Welsh Guards, that were the first of the extra troops to arrive. . .

3.7 Million Children Deprived of Education

3.7 Million Children  Deprived of Education

September 05, 2018

KABUL - Senior government officials including Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and acting education minister Mirwais Balkhi on Tuesday marked International Literacy ...

Taliban Say Founder of Haqqani Network Dies in Afghanistan

Taliban Say Founder of Haqqani Network Dies in Afghanistan

September 05, 2018

ISLAMABAD -  The founder of Afghanistan's much-feared Haqqani network, a former U.S. ally turned fierce enemy, has died after years of ill health, a Taliban spokesman ...

MoPW Signs Contract for Construction, Maintenance of 72km Road

MoPW Signs Contract for Construction,  Maintenance of 72km Road

September 05, 2018

KABUL - The Ministry of Public Works on Tuesday said the contract for construction and maintenance of 72 kilometers road in three provinces of the country was ...

Scholars, Elders Stress Settlement of Consulate Closure Issue

Scholars, Elders Stress  Settlement of Consulate  Closure Issue

September 05, 2018

JALALABAD - Religious scholars and tribal elders in eastern Nangarhar province have said Pakistan closed its Consulate General in Jalalabad to hid the corruption ...

New NATO Commander Vows All-Out Support to Afghan Armed Forces

New NATO Commander Vows All-Out Support to Afghan Armed Forces

September 04, 2018

KABUL - The New Commander of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission and the U.S. forces in Afghanistan Gen. Scott Miller has vowed all-out support to the Afghan National ...

US Confirms Death of Daesh Leader in Afghanistan

US Confirms Death of Daesh Leader in Afghanistan

September 04, 2018

KABUL - The US military has confirmed the killing of the Islamic State (Daesh) leader in Afghanistan during a coalition airstrike.
The air raid ....

KABUL - National Security Council (NSC)’s deputy head Sulaiman Kakar on Monday presented his resignation to President Ashraf Ghani. In his resignati

KABUL - National Security Council (NSC)’s deputy head Sulaiman Kakar on Monday presented his resignation to President Ashraf Ghani. In his resignati

September 04, 2018

KABUL - National Security Council (NSC)’s deputy head Sulaiman Kakar on Monday presented his resignation to President Ashraf Ghani.
In his resignation letter ...

17th US Commander Takes Over America’s Longest War

17th US Commander Takes Over America’s Longest War

September 03, 2018

KABUL - General Austin Scott Miller of the U.S. Army is taking over at a time when Afghanistan is experiencing a combination of hope, apprehension, and uncertainty...

Afghan, French Archeologists Doing Research on Gholghola

Afghan, French  Archeologists Doing  Research on Gholghola

September 03, 2018

BAMYAN CITY - Afghan and French archeologists have begun a joint study of an ancient city called Ghoghola near the Buddhas in central Bamyan province.

Govt and International Community Yet to Meet Brussels Commitments

Govt and International Community Yet to Meet Brussels Commitments

September 03, 2018

KABUL - MoF officials said that of the eight commitments made by the international community four, as noted below, will be implemented by the end of this year...

Mohib Welcomes Incoming US Commander

Mohib Welcomes  Incoming US Commander

September 03, 2018

KABUL - National Security Advisor (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib on Sunday praised the international community for its ongoing commitments to Afghan National Security and Defence Forces...

Pentagon Cancels Further $300 Million in Aid to Pakistan

Pentagon Cancels Further $300 Million in Aid to Pakistan

September 03, 2018

WASHINGTON - A Pentagon spokesman said this aid to Islamabad was cancelled due to a lack of action by Pakistan in support of the US’s South Asia Strategy ...

Thousands of Fraud Tazkeras Distributed to Rig Elections: Humayon

Thousands of Fraud  Tazkeras Distributed to Rig Elections: Humayon

September 02, 2018

KABUL - The alliance showed thousands of fraud Tazkeras or ID papers to reporters that maintained the special stickers of the Independent Election Commission...

Abdullah Hails UK’s Decision to Send More Troops to Afghanistan

Abdullah Hails UK’s Decision to Send More Troops to Afghanistan

September 02, 2018

KABUL -  During a meeting with UK’s Secretary of Defence Gavin Williamson the CEO termed UK an important and strategic ally of Afghanistan, the statement ...

Road Works Underway on Salang Pass

Road Works Underway on Salang Pass

September 02, 2018

KABUL - Reconstruction of the Salang Pass has started, said Yama Yari, the Minister of Public Works (MoPW), adding that before the onset of winter they are hoping ...

Iran, Afghanistan Provinces Sign MoU to Boost Cooperation

Iran, Afghanistan Provinces  Sign MoU to Boost Cooperation

September 02, 2018

TEHRAN - South Khorasan Province of Iran and Farah Province of Afghanistan have signed a memorandum of understanding on joint economic . . .

Dutch Police Identify Amsterdam Stabbing Suspect as 19-Year-Old Afghan

Dutch Police Identify Amsterdam Stabbing Suspect as 19-Year-Old Afghan

September 02, 2018

AMSTERDAM - Dutch police said a man who stabbed and seriously injured two people at Amsterdam’s main train station on Friday was a 19-year-old Afghan with a German residence ...

Muslimyar Stoutly Supports China’s Belt and Road Project

Muslimyar Stoutly Supports  China’s Belt and Road Project

September 02, 2018

KABUL - Senate Chairman Fazal Hadi Muslimyar has asked the Chinese leadership to give special importance to Afghanistan’s geo-political position under ...

China: More than “the World’s Factory”

China: More than “the World’s Factory”

September 02, 2018

Almost all provinces and cities of China unfold the story of reform and opening-up began in 1978 by Chinese reformists led by Deng

China Says it is Helping Afghanistan with Defense, Counterterrorism

China Says it is Helping  Afghanistan with Defense, Counterterrorism

September 01, 2018

BEIJING - China’s defense ministry said on Thursday that it was supporting Afghanistan’s defense and counterterrorism efforts, a day after Beijing denied ...

Williamson in Kabul Vows to Bolster Afghan Forces

Williamson in Kabul Vows  to Bolster Afghan Forces

September 01, 2018

KABUL - A high level British security delegation led by defense secretary Gavin Williamson arrived on a surprise visit in Kabul yesterday and met...

Pentagon Sees Signs of Improvement with Taliban

Pentagon Sees  Signs of Improvement with Taliban

September 01, 2018

KABUL - A senior official of the US Defense Department has said that signs of improvement have been seen in talks with the Taliban as he addressed a debate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace...

Identities of 22m People Entered into System: PRD

Identities of 22m People  Entered into System: PRD

September 01, 2018

KABUL - The Population Registration Department (PRD) on Thursday said five million new paper identity cards were issued to people during the past six months, amid claims ...

Russia ‘Monitoring’ Afghan-Tajik Border

Russia ‘Monitoring’ Afghan-Tajik Border

September 01, 2018

MOSCOW - Russia’s Foreign Ministry says the Russian government is closely monitoring the development of the situation on the Afghan-Tajik border...