Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

President Directs Pine Nuts’ Processing, Marketing

President Directs Pine  Nuts’ Processing, Marketing

March 31, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday directed agriculture officials and his advisor to take ‘special steps’ for processing, packaging and ...

US Remains in Afghanistan “to Prevent Repeat of a 9/11”

US Remains in Afghanistan  “to Prevent Repeat of a 9/11”

March 31, 2018

KABUL - As the new US combat advisers arrived in Afghanistan, a US general says American forces should stay in Afghanistan to prevent attacks on the United ...

Pakistan: ‘Dossier’ About Terrorist Acts Shared with Afghanistan

Pakistan: ‘Dossier’  About Terrorist Acts Shared with Afghanistan

March 31, 2018

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan said Thursday it has given a “dossier” to Afghanistan containing evidence that fugitive militants are using ...

Regional, Global Consensus on Peace Soon: HPC

Regional, Global Consensus on Peace Soon: HPC

March 31, 2018

MAZAR-I-SHARIF - Afghanistan is about to secure ‘a unanimous regional and international consensus’ on peace and stability in the region, a senior peace emissary ...

Afghan Air Force Drops First Laser-Guided Bomb

Afghan Air Force Drops  First Laser-Guided Bomb

March 29, 2018

KABUL - The ministry of defense has confirmed the Afghan Air Force will continue to target Taliban strongholds with this technology.
The Afghan National ...

India Reiterates Commitment to Help Rebuild Afghanistan

India Reiterates Commitment to Help Rebuild Afghanistan

March 29, 2018

KABUL - India’s minister of state for external affairs said in Tashkent his country’s development assistance stands at $3 billion USD...

Tashkent Meeting Seeks Political Role for Taliban

Tashkent Meeting Seeks Political Role for Taliban

March 29, 2018

KABUL - Participants of the two-day Tashkent Conference say that peace and security in Afghanistan are essential for prosperity in the region and bringing ...

DoD Finds Major Flaws in Tracking of ANDSF Vehicles

DoD Finds Major Flaws in Tracking of ANDSF Vehicles

March 29, 2018

KABUL - The report states that officials have failed to keep an accurate account of about 95,000 vehicles handed to the Afghan forces...

Taliban Welcome Helmand Peace Sit-Ins with Warning

Taliban Welcome  Helmand Peace Sit-Ins with Warning

March 29, 2018

LASHKARGAH - The Taliban have welcomed a peace movement initiated by the people of southern Helmand province, but say “the keys of Afghan war are in the US hands ...

Afghanistan Beats Cambodia 2-1 in Asian Cup Qualifier

Afghanistan Beats Cambodia 2-1 in Asian Cup Qualifier

March 29, 2018

KABUL - Despite their win, Afghanistan has not qualified for the 2019 Asian Cup Tournament scheduled for January in the UAE.
Afghanistan’s National ...

Central Asian FMs, EU High Representative Mull Afghanistan

Central Asian FMs, EU  High Representative Mull Afghanistan

March 28, 2018

Baku - Regular meeting under the Central Asia – EU format was held within the framework of the high-level international conference on Afghanistan “Peace ...

New Balkh Leadership Urged to Combat Graft, Insecurity

New Balkh Leadership Urged to Combat Graft, Insecurity

March 28, 2018

MAZAR-I-SHARIF - The newly-appointed provincial administration of northern Balkh province should prioritize maintaining security and combating corruption, public ...

Tajikistan Concerned about Terrorists in Northern Afghanistan

Tajikistan Concerned about  Terrorists in Northern Afghanistan

March 28, 2018

Baku - Intensification of terrorist activities in the north of Afghanistan causes serious concern for Dushanbe, Tajik Foreign Minister Sirodzhiddin Aslov said at the ...

Taliban Commander Killed in Afghan Northern Jawzjan Province

Taliban Commander Killed in Afghan Northern Jawzjan Province

March 28, 2018

SHIBERGHAN - A Taliban commander Mullah Nawab has been killed during a clash with security forces in the northern Jawzjan province, deputy to provincial police chief ...

Poland Promises Sending More Troops to Afghanistan

Poland Promises Sending  More Troops to Afghanistan

March 28, 2018

KABUL - The Polish president on Tuesday assured Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah of sending more troops to Afghanistan.
Currently, about 13,500 foreign ...

China to Increase Assistance with Bamyan: Ambassador

China to Increase Assistance  with Bamyan: Ambassador

March 28, 2018

BAMYAN - Chinese ambassador to Afghanistan Liu Jingson on Monday said his country would increase assistance with the war-hit country in education, infrastructure ...

Afghanistan will Not Allow Anyone to Use its Soil Against Iran: Rabbani

Afghanistan will Not Allow Anyone to Use its Soil Against Iran: Rabbani

March 27, 2018

KABUL - Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani during a meeting with the chairman of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi ...

MoI Briefs IEC on Security: 1,100 Polling Stations under Threat

MoI Briefs IEC on  Security: 1,100 Polling Stations under Threat

March 27, 2018

KABUL - According to the ministry of interior there are also 948 polling stations in areas outside of government’s control.
While briefing members of the ...

US to Handover Another 19 Black Hawks by Year End

US to Handover Another 19 Black Hawks by Year End

March 27, 2018

KABUL - US officials have said that since November, the Afghan Air force has taken delivery of 11 Black Hawk helicopters.
Officials of the ...

Lasting Peace in Afghanistan in our Interest: Pakistan

Lasting Peace in Afghanistan  in our Interest: Pakistan

March 27, 2018

PESHAWAR - Pakistan says being a peace-loving country it wants cordial relations with all neighbouring and regional countries, particularly Afghanistan...

Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan Set to Begin

Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan Set to Begin

March 27, 2018

KABUL - An international conference on peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan involving regional powers and representatives from the US, Russia and China is set ...

Afghanistan, US, Saudi and UEA Hold Meeting

Afghanistan, US, Saudi  and UEA Hold Meeting

March 26, 2018

KABUL - Afghanistan’s national security adviser held meetings with representatives from the three countries where they discussed a range of issues...

Arming Taliban: Russia Scorns Nicholson’s Allegation

Arming Taliban: Russia Scorns Nicholson’s Allegation

March 26, 2018

KABUL - Russia has poured scorn over the US allegation that it is arming the Afghan Taliban, rejecting the claim as baseless.
In an exclusive ...

Meet the Afghan Woman who Walked 10 Hours to Attend Exam

Meet the Afghan  Woman who Walked 10 Hours to Attend Exam

March 26, 2018

KABUL - Jahantab, the mother of three children, belongs to a remote village in Daikundi province in the center of Afghanistan.
A woman from Daikundi...

Rashid Creates History, Completes Century of ODI Wickets

Rashid Creates History,  Completes Century of ODI Wickets

March 26, 2018

KABUL - Afghanistan spin sensation Rashid Khan on Sunday emerged as the youngest-ever bowler to claim 100 One Day International (ODI wickets.

Turkish PM Binali Yıldırımto Visit Afghanistan Soon

Turkish PM Binali Yıldırımto Visit Afghanistan Soon

March 26, 2018

KABUL - Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım would visit Afghanistan in near future, the country’s envoy in Kabul said on ...

ALP Forces Gang-Rape 2 Women in Kunduz

ALP Forces  Gang-Rape 2 Women in Kunduz

March 26, 2018

KUNDUZ CITY - A group of Afghan Local Police (ALP) allegedly gang-raped two women of a family in Dasht-i-Archi district of northern Kunduz province, residents ...

President Dedicates New Solar Year to Education

President Dedicates New Solar Year to Education

March 25, 2018

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has termed the new solar year as education year,stressingthe need for paying more attention to the development of the ...

Najib Fahim Appointed State Minister for Natural Disasters Management

Najib Fahim Appointed State Minister for Natural Disasters Management

March 25, 2018

KABUL - Senior official of the Foreign Ministry Najib Fahim has been appointed State Minister of Natural Disaster Management, according to Presidential Order...

Lawmakers Slam Security Bosses for Growing Violence

Lawmakers Slam Security Bosses for Growing Violence

March 25, 2018

KABUL - A number of Wolesi Jirga or lower house members on Saturday said the government failed in ensuring security and urged security officials should be ...

Hekmatyar Stresses on Creating Peace Zone for Taliban Leaders

Hekmatyar Stresses  on Creating Peace Zone  for Taliban Leaders

March 25, 2018

KABUL - Head of Hizb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has said most items of his peace draft offered to the government had been accepted ...

Turkey Condemns Terrorist Attack in Afghanistan

Turkey Condemns  Terrorist Attack in  Afghanistan

March 25, 2018

ANKARA - Turkey has condemned the terrorist attacks in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan that left 15 people dead.
“We learned ...

Hakimi, Nehan Discuss Revenue Collection, Debts

Hakimi, Nehan Discuss Revenue Collection, Debts

March 25, 2018

KABUL - Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi, and Acting Minister of Mines and Petroleum Nargis Nehan have met to discuss debtor companies of mines ministry and ...

US Will Have Role in Afghan Reconciliation with Taliban

US Will Have Role in Afghan Reconciliation with Taliban

March 24, 2018

KABUL - The U.S. has a role to play in setting the conditions for members of the Taliban to lay down their weapons and move back into Afghanistan's society ...

New Balkh Governor Officially Takes Over

New Balkh  Governor Officially Takes Over

March 24, 2018

KABUL - Noor said he agreed to step down as governor after an agreement was reached with the Presidential Palace.
Mohammad Ishaq Rahgozar ...