Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Saturday, July 21st, 2018

India to Boost Assistance to Afghan Forces: Gokhale

India to Boost  Assistance to Afghan Forces: Gokhale

March 03, 2018

KABUL - India on Thursday pledged to increase its assistances with the Afghan security and defense forces, a statement from the Afghan National Security Advisor ...

New Peace Proposal a Golden Opportunity: Abdali

New Peace Proposal  a Golden Opportunity: Abdali

March 03, 2018

KABUL - A pipeline project carrying gas from Turkmenistan to India will see a major boost if the Taliban respond positively to President Ashraf’s bold peace initiative...

9 Kidnapped Passengers Freed, 21 Still in Captivity

9 Kidnapped Passengers  Freed, 21 Still in Captivity

March 03, 2018

TIRINKOT - At least nine passengers abducted by Taliban, have been released while 21 others are still in captivity in central Uruzgan province, locals said on Thursday....

President Ghani Offers Talks with Taliban ‘Without Preconditions’

President Ghani  Offers Talks with Taliban ‘Without Preconditions’

March 01, 2018

KABUL - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offered recognition of the Taliban as a legitimate political group on Wednesday as part of a proposed political ...

Italy Pledges 120 Million Euros for Afghan Security Forces

Italy Pledges 120  Million Euros for Afghan Security Forces

March 01, 2018

KABUL - Italy’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Alberto Peri has pledged 120 million Euros for Afghan security forces, a statement from...

Uzbekistan, Afghanistan Mull Shore Protection Work along Amu Darya River

Uzbekistan, Afghanistan Mull Shore Protection Work along Amu Darya River

March 01, 2018

Baku - Uzbekistan and Afghanistan held a meeting of specialists of water authorities of the two countries in Termez from Feb. 26 to Feb. 27, 2018, the Uzbek...

Armed Forces Day Observed Nation-Wide

Armed Forces Day  Observed Nation-Wide

March 01, 2018

KABUL -The National Security Forces Day was observed nation-wide through colorful events in which the role of armed forces was admired on Wednesday...

US, India Assure Afghanistan of Continued Cooperation

US, India Assure Afghanistan  of Continued Cooperation

March 01, 2018

KABUL - Senior officials from Afghanistan, the United States and India have agreed on trilateral cooperation in different areas, the Ministry of Foreign ...

Framework Deal to Boost Regional Power Trade: ADB

Framework Deal to Boost Regional Power Trade: ADB

March 01, 2018

KABUL - A framework agreement for the proposed Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan (TAP) Power Interconnection Project would help the war-torn nation meet ...

Afghanistan Ready to Play Connector Role in Eurasian Integration

Afghanistan Ready to  Play Connector Role in  Eurasian Integration

Fabruary 27, 2018

KA BUL - The inauguration of TAPI – the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India pipeline – signals Kabul is on-board with the grand project of Eurasian integration . . .

Afghanistan to Export Over 10 Tons of Goods to Almaty

Afghanistan to Export Over  10 Tons of Goods to Almaty

Fabruary 27, 2018

KABUL - Afghanistan is looking to increase air cargo exports to Almaty, Kazakhstastan, according to the Office of the Senior Advisor to the President in ...

Ousted Afghan Governor Postpones Much-Touted Anti-Government Rally

Ousted Afghan Governor Postpones  Much-Touted Anti-Government Rally

Fabruary 27, 2018

KABUL - U.S.-led diplomatic efforts appear to have persuaded ousted Afghanistan provincial governor Atta Mohammad Noor to postpone this week's planned ...

We will Win the Ongoing War and Politics

We will Win the Ongoing War and Politics

Fabruary 27, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani says no enemy of Afghanistan will succeed to reach their ominous goals and promises that his country will win ...

Senior US Diplomat Discusses Afghan Security with Pak Foreign Secy

Senior US Diplomat Discusses Afghan Security with Pak Foreign Secy

Fabruary 27, 2018

ISLAMABAD - US Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for South and Central Asia Lisa Curtis held a ...

Taliban Wage Fierce Fight in Remote Western Afghanistan

Taliban Wage Fierce Fight in  Remote Western Afghanistan

Fabruary 27, 2018

BELANDI - A convoy of armored vehicles moved toward this mud-walled village in Farah province, gunners firing nonstop.
From a nearby ...

US Military Rejects Russian Claims about Number of IS Fighters in Afghanistan

US Military Rejects Russian Claims about Number of IS Fighters in Afghanistan

Fabruary 26, 2018

KABUL - The United States military has rejected Moscow’s claim the number of Islamic State militants in Afghanistan runs into the thousands, while ...

Turkey Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan

Turkey Condemns  Terrorist Attacks in  Afghanistan

Fabruary 26, 2018

ANKARA - Turkey on Saturday condemned the latest terrorist attacks in Afghanistan which killed at least 22 people including 18 soldiers.

TAPI to Benefit Regional Economies

TAPI to Benefit  Regional Economies

Fabruary 26, 2018

KABUL - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah has said the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline and other similar projects ...

CJTF Jails 95 Officials over Corruption this Year

CJTF Jails 95 Officials  over Corruption this Year

Fabruary 26, 2018

KABUL - The Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) has awarded different punishments to 95 high-ranking civil and military officials in corruption

Logar Pharmacies Selling Low-Quality Drugs: Residents

Logar Pharmacies Selling  Low-Quality Drugs: Residents

Fabruary 26, 2018

PUL-I-ALAM - The residents of central Logar province are complaining about low-quality medicines being sold at local pharmacies.
Haji Samiullah ...

TAPI Seen as a Project of Empathy and Integrity for Afghans

TAPI Seen as a  Project of Empathy and Integrity for Afghans

Fabruary 25, 2018

KABUL - The US ambassador sent a message of congratulations while Omar Zakhilwal said the project should guide and define the region...

NATO Renews Commitment to Peace in Afghanistan

NATO Renews Commitment to Peace in Afghanistan

Fabruary 25, 2018

KABUL - A high-level NATO delegation visited Afghanistan from February 23 to 24 and reaffirmed their commitment to lasting peace in the war-torn ...

ARG Sent Findings on Hotel Attack after Probe

ARG Sent Findings on  Hotel Attack after Probe

Fabruary 25, 2018

Shortly after the incident, the interior ministry said it would reveal the findings of the investigation within a week. However it has been four weeks since ...

Indonesian Committed to Play Effective Role in Afghan Peace Process: Envoy

Indonesian Committed to Play Effective Role in Afghan Peace Process: Envoy

Fabruary 25, 2018

KABUL - Indonesian Ambassador to Afghanistan Arif Rahman has said his country was trying to mediate in the Afghan peace process through ...

Ghani Vows Relentless War Against Terror Groups after Recent Attacks

Ghani Vows Relentless War Against  Terror Groups after Recent Attacks

Fabruary 25, 2018

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has vowed relent war against the terror groups after recent attacks in Kabul, Farah, and Helmand provinces as he ...

HPC Supports Closure of Taliban’s Office in Qatar

HPC Supports Closure  of Taliban’s Office in Qatar

Fabruary 25, 2018

KABUL - The High Peace Council (HPC) on Saturday announced its backing for the Afghan government’s move to close the Taliban’s office in Qatar ...

Leaders Launch Start of Afghan Section of TAPI Gas Pipeline

Leaders Launch  Start of Afghan Section of TAPI Gas Pipeline

Fabruary 24, 2018

HERAT - Regional leaders launched construction work on the Afghan section of an $8 billion natural gas pipeline that will link the energy-rich Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan ...

Afghanistan Unveils Plans for Controversial Militia Force

Afghanistan Unveils Plans for Controversial Militia Force

Fabruary 24, 2018

KABUL - Afghanistan’s ministry of defense has announced the creation of a new militia force comprising about 36,000 men to defend areas that military-led operations ...

Enhanced Security Measures in Effect for TAPI Pipeline

Enhanced Security Measures  in Effect for TAPI Pipeline

Fabruary 24, 2018

KABUL - The relevant government institutions say special security measures have been taken to ensure the safety of TAPI project.
The Afghan ....

Afghanistan Believes in Connectivity

Afghanistan Believes  in Connectivity

Fabruary 24, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani says the TAPI project will help remove poverty, joblessness and extremism in the future.
President Ashraf ...

Saudi Prince Comes Out in Support of Peace Process

Saudi Prince Comes Out  in Support of Peace Process

Fabruary 24, 2018

KABUL - The Saudi Arabian crown prince also called on all parties involved in the peace process to support Afghanistan’s efforts...

Dostum Makes Suggestions to Govt Despite Being in Exile

Dostum Makes Suggestions to Govt Despite Being in Exile

Fabruary 24, 2018

KABUL - The office of the first vice president said some groups and the president are preventing Dostum from returning home.
The First Vice President ...

FATF Defers Voting on Anti-Pakistan Motion for 3 Months

FATF Defers Voting on Anti-Pakistan Motion for 3 Months

Fabruary 22, 2018

PESHAWAR - For lack of consensus among member states, a global watchdog has deferred putting Pakistan on the international terror financing watchlist.

Ghani Warns Powerful Figures Against Creating Crisis

Ghani Warns Powerful Figures Against Creating Crisis

Fabruary 22, 2018

KABUL - With differences between the Presidential Palace and the governor of northern Balkh province going unresolved over the past two months, President...

HRW Urges Afghan Gov’t, US to Probe Alleged Executions of Civilians

HRW Urges Afghan Gov’t, US to Probe  Alleged Executions  of Civilians

Fabruary 22, 2018

MOSCOW - The government of Afghanistan and US military deployed in the country must investigate reports of alleged executions of civilians by Afghan forces in Kandahar