Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, June 25th, 2024

Power Shortages in Kabul Hindering Industry: Private Sector

Power Shortages in Kabul Hindering  Industry: Private Sector

July 27,2021

KABUL - The Afghanistan Chambers Federation has accused the Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), the country's single electricity provider, of failing to sustain a necessary ...

Female Police Officer Assassinated in Kapisa

Female Police Officer Assassinated in Kapisa

July 27,2021

KAPISA - A female police officer was assassinated by unknown armed men in Kapisa province on Sunday night, police confirmed.
Abdul Shayeq Shoresh, a spokesman ...

Taliban Did Not Meet Their Commitments: Ghani, Biden

Taliban Did Not Meet Their  Commitments: Ghani, Biden

July 25,2021

KABUL - Heads of both states reaffirmed their commitments to an enduring bilateral relationship and called the ongoing offensive by the Taliban a direct contradiction of ...

OSCE Supports Afghan Government, Peace Process

OSCE Supports Afghan  Government, Peace Process

July 25,2021

KABUL - The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has supports the Afghan government and its peace process, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said on ...

Stable Afghanistan in Interest of Entire Region: Sharif

Stable Afghanistan in Interest of Entire Region: Sharif

July 25,2021

KABUL - National Security Advisor Dr Hamdullah Mohib met former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif in London on Saturday.
A statement from the National Security ...

UNSC Concerned at Security Situation in Afghanistan

UNSC Concerned at Security Situation in Afghanistan

July 25,2021

KABUL - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has voiced its concern over the fragile security situation in Afghanistan, fearing further escalation in militant-linked violence...

Russia Sends Military Equipment to Tajik-Afghan Border

Russia Sends  Military Equipment to Tajik-Afghan  Border

July 25,2021

Russia has sent military equipment to border areas between Tajikistan and Afghanistan to prevent possible threats originating from the country...

Time for Both Sides to Stop Fighting and Make a Deal, Say Foreign Stakeholders

Time for Both Sides to Stop Fighting and Make a Deal,  Say Foreign Stakeholders

July 25,2021

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and UNAMA both issued a communique on Saturday calling on both sides to the conflict to stop the fighting ...

Ghani Orders Improved Security in Eastern Provinces

Ghani Orders Improved  Security in Eastern Provinces

July 24,2021

JALALABAD - Assuring his full support, President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday instructed officials to improve security situation in eastern provinces and thwart enemy conspiracies ...

To Reach A Peace Deal, Taliban Say Afghan President Must Go

To Reach A Peace Deal,  Taliban Say  Afghan President  Must Go

July 24,2021

ISLAMABAD — The Taliban say they don’t want to monopolize power, but they insist there won’t be peace in Afghanistan until there is a new negotiated government ...

Govt, Taliban Negotiating Agree to Continue Peace Talks

Govt, Taliban Negotiating Agree to Continue Peace Talks

July 24,2021

KABUL - Government and the Taliban negotiating teams in Doha, the capital of Qatar, have discussed the continuation, effectiveness and acceleration of peace talks...

UK Cuts Direct Aid to Afghanistan by 78%

UK Cuts Direct Aid to  Afghanistan by 78%

July 24,2021

The UK Government has slashed the aid it sends to Afghanistan by more than three quarters, according to House of Commons data.
This year the overall development budget has been ...

Afghan Delegation Leaves Kabul for Talks with Taliban in Doha

Afghan Delegation Leaves Kabul for Talks with  Taliban in Doha

July 17,2021

KABUL - A delegation led by Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, on Friday afternoon left Kabul for Doha, the capital of Qatar, to hold talks ...

Ghani, Imran Meet in Tashkent

Ghani, Imran  Meet in Tashkent

July 17,2021

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan met on the sidelines of a conference in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, on Friday ...

Uzbekistan Received US Request to Host Afghans Who Worked for US Military, Source Says

Uzbekistan  Received US Request to Host Afghans Who Worked for US Military, Source Says

July 17,2021

MOSCOW - Tashkent has received Washington’s request to host Afghans who helped the United States, a source familiar with the matter told Sputnik on Friday ...

Ghani Assured Turkey’s Continued Support in Diverse Fields

Ghani Assured Turkey’s  Continued Support in Diverse Fields

July 17,2021

KABUL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said his country is committed to continuing cooperation with Afghanistan in diverse fields, including the peace process...

U.S., Afghanistan, Pakistan Uzbekistan Create Platform for Regional Cooperation

U.S., Afghanistan, Pakistan Uzbekistan Create Platform for Regional Cooperation

July 17,2021

WASHINGTON - The United States, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan formed a new diplomatic platform to support peace and stability in Afghanistan and foster regional ...

Ghani Chairs Security Meeting in Northern Balkh Province

Ghani Chairs Security Meeting in Northern Balkh Province

July 14,2021

BALKH - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday visited Balkh province where he chaired a senior security meeting to assess the situation in Balkh and neighboring ...

Abdullah, Karzai to Travel to Qatar on Friday

Abdullah, Karzai to  Travel to Qatar on Friday

July 14,2021

KABUL - High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) chairman Abdullah Abdullah and former president Hamid Karzai will travel to Qatar this Friday for talks with the Taliban ...

Khalilzad Meets with Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister, Republic Negotiators

Khalilzad Meets with Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister,  Republic Negotiators

July 14,2021

DOHA - US special envoy to Afghanistan peace process Zalmai Khalilzad on his new round of trip to Qatar and the region on Monday met with Afghan government negotiating ...

Lavrov Says U.S. Wants to Establish Military Presence Around Afghanistan

Lavrov Says U.S. Wants to Establish Military Presence Around Afghanistan

July 14,2021

MOSCOW - The U.S. authorities want to dispose their military resources around Afghanistan to have an option to launch strikes at Afghanistan if needed, Russian foreign ...

Karzai Urges Afghan Youths Not to Leave, Says Peace Will Come

Karzai Urges Afghan Youths Not to Leave,  Says Peace Will Come

July 14,2021

KABUL - Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Tuesday called on youths not to leave, but stay and build their country, as he said serious peace negotiations will start very soon ...

U.S. Talks with Turkey on Afghanistan Security Ongoing: State Dept

U.S. Talks with Turkey on Afghanistan Security  Ongoing: State Dept

July 14,2021

WASHINGTON - Discussions between the United States and Turkey on security cooperation in Afghanistan are ongoing, a U.S. State Department spokesman said on Monday ...

Finland Halts Deportations to Afghanistan After U.S. Troops Leave

Finland Halts Deportations to  Afghanistan After U.S. Troops Leave

July 14,2021

HELSINKI - Finland will temporarily halt deportations to Afghanistan because of potential instability there following the withdrawal of U.S. and other foreign troops, its immigration service ...

Saleh Calls for Nation’s ‘Full Support’ of ANDSF

Saleh Calls for Nation’s  ‘Full Support’ of ANDSF

July 13,2021

KABUL - As territory in some provinces continues to fall to the Taliban, First Vice President Amrullah Saleh said on Monday that the Afghan National Defense and Security ...

Taliban Have ‘Every Reason’ to Return to Talks: UK Military Chief

Taliban Have ‘Every Reason’ to Return to Talks: UK  Military Chief

July 13,2021

The UK Chief of the Defense Staff General Sir Nick Carter said in an interview with the BBC that the Taliban have got every reason to return to the talks and that a majority of the people ...

Top US Commander in Afghanistan Hands Over Command

Top US  Commander in Afghanistan Hands Over Command

July 13,2021

KABUL, Afghanistan — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan relinquished his command at a ceremony in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Monday, taking the United States ..

Over 18 Million People in Need of Humanitarian Assistance in Afghanistan: UNAMA

Over 18 Million  People in Need of  Humanitarian  Assistance in  Afghanistan: UNAMA

July 13,2021

KABUL - Both Afghan government and United Nations confirmed that escalation in violence is leading Afghanistan to a humanitarian crisis...

US Embassy in Kabul Resumes Immigrant Visa Interviews

US Embassy in Kabul Resumes Immigrant Visa Interviews

July 13,2021

KABUL - US Embassy in Kabul has resumed immigrant visa interviews, it said in a statement Monday, a month after it suspended visa operations due to new wave of COVID ...

Ten Foreigners Got Afghan Citizenship in Past Six Months

Ten Foreigners Got Afghan Citizenship in Past Six Months

July 13,2021

KABUL - Ten foreigners got citizenship of Afghanistan in the past six months, the Ministry of Justice said on Monday.
They were citizens of different countries ...

Turkmenistan Deploying Troops, Heavy Weapon on Border with Afghanistan

Turkmenistan Deploying Troops, Heavy Weapon on Border with Afghanistan

July 13,2021

ASHGABAT - The reinforcement is planned to be deployed from a military base to Mary city of Turkmenistan which is main crossing point between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan ...

Death Toll Rises to 90 In U.S. Florida Building Collapse

Death Toll Rises to 90 In U.S. Florida Building Collapse

July 13,2021

WASHINGTON-  The confirmed death toll in the residential building collapse in Surfside, southeastern U.S. state of Florida, rose to 90 with 31 people remaining potentially ...

Air Defense System Installed at Kabul Airport

Air Defense System  Installed at Kabul Airport

July 12,2021

KABUL - The Ministries of Defense and Interior have announced a new air defense system has been installed at Kabul airport...

Religious Scholars in Kabul Say War is Enough

Religious  Scholars in  Kabul Say  War is Enough

July 12,2021

KABUL - The Ministries of Defense and Interior have announced a new air defense system has been installed at Kabul airport.
The ministries said in a statement ...

Ghani Inaugurates New Khost International Airport

Ghani Inaugurates New Khost International Airport

July 11,2021

KHOST - President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday morning travelled to Khost province to inaugurate Khost International Airport, the Presidential Palace (ARG) said...