Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Above 14,000 Appear as Entry Test Begins in Kabul

Above 14,000  Appear as Entry Test Begins in Kabul

July 07, 2018

KABUL - Thousands of high school graduates appeared in the first round of the university entrance test beginging  in Kabul on Thursday...

UN Official Says Afghanistan Needs Help to Tackle Drought

UN Official Says Afghanistan  Needs Help to Tackle Drought

July 07, 2018

KABUL - UN official says the Afghan government needs support to help people hit by drought in 22 provinces of Afghanistan.
A senior UN official in Afghanistan ...

Attacks will not Deter us from Fighting Insurgency: CEO

Attacks will not Deter us from Fighting Insurgency: CEO

July 07, 2018

KABUL - Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday warned insurgents that the killing of innocent people and waging war against the security forces will only ...

Helmand Peace Convoy Sends Letter to Americans

Helmand Peace Convoy  Sends Letter to Americans

July 07, 2018

KABUL - After spending 10 days outside the US embassy, the peace activists called on the American people to help end the war.
Members of the Helmand Peace...

Foreign Troops on Afghan Soil ‘Main Issue’: Taliban

Foreign Troops on Afghan  Soil ‘Main Issue’: Taliban

July 07, 2018

KABUL - The Taliban on Friday rejected as a government propaganda that they were ready to enter peace talks with the Afghan authorities, saying such statements were aimed ...

‘Many Wounded’ as Faryab Protest Turns Violent

‘Many Wounded’ as Faryab Protest Turns Violent

July 05, 2018

MAIMANA - Several people were claimed wounded on Wednesday when an ongoing protest against the detention of Nizamuddin Qaisari, a close aide of Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, turned ...

Positive Changes about Peace Talks Soon: Khpalwak

Positive Changes about Peace Talks Soon: Khpalwak

July 05, 2018

KABUL - High Peace Council (HPC) secretary Mohammad Akram Khapalwak on Wednesday said an international ulema conference on peace in Afghanistan will take place in Saudi Arabia . . .

Pakistan, US Agree to Work for Peace in Afghanistan

Pakistan, US Agree to  Work for Peace in Afghanistan

July 05, 2018

KABUL - US Deputy Assistant Secretary at the State Department’s Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Ambassador Alice Wells and Pakistan’s Army ...

Saudi Arabia Pledges Assistance to Afghanistan

Saudi Arabia Pledges  Assistance to Afghanistan

July 05, 2018

KABUL - Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Afghanistan has pledged support not only for Afghan pilgrims in upcoming Hajj season but also assured assistance in time of need, a statement ...

Afghan-German Economic Council Launched to Improve Ties

Afghan-German Economic  Council Launched to Improve Ties

July 05, 2018

KABUL - Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan on Wednesday held a meeting with Pakistan’s Army Chief Gen. Qamar Bajwa and discussed the implementation of Afghanistan Pakistan...

Ghani, Abdullah to Attend at NATO Summit in Brussels

Ghani, Abdullah to Attend  at NATO Summit in Brussels

July 04, 2018

KABUL - NATO support to Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and presence of foreign troops in Afghanistan will be discussed in the upcoming summit of the alliance ...

Afghan-Sino Relations Stressed Under New Chines Foreign Policy

Afghan-Sino Relations Stressed Under New Chines Foreign Policy

July 04, 2018

KABUL - Chinese Ambassador to Afghanistan Liu Jinsong has held a meeting with National Security Advisor Mohammad HanifAtmar and discussed regional cooperation ...

Govt Fails to Establish Mobile Tax Monitoring System

Govt Fails to Establish Mobile Tax Monitoring System

July 04, 2018

KABUL - Private telecom companies have been accused of not doing enough to help government collect the tax but they say it is not their responsibility...

MPs Demand Replacement to Slain Sikh Candidate

MPs Demand Replacement  to Slain Sikh Candidate

July 04, 2018

KABUL - Meshrano Jirga members on Tuesday asked the government to allow the Sikh-Hindu minority to introduce replacement to their slain candidate...

Transport Ministry Reports Revenue Increase of 203 Percent in Current Fiscal Year

Transport Ministry Reports Revenue Increase of 203 Percent in Current Fiscal Year

July 04, 2018

KABUL - The revenue of the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation (MoTCA) has increased in two quarters of the current fiscal year by 203 percent, compared to the corresponding ...

Peace Convoy to Hold Meeting with Religious Scholars

Peace Convoy to Hold  Meeting with Religious Scholars

July 04, 2018

KABUL - Peace activists said they hope religious scholars and tribal elders will help open the doors of peace.
Helmand Peace Convoy activists said on ...

1.3 Million Afghan Children at Risk from Polio

1.3 Million Afghan  Children at Risk from Polio

July 03, 2018

KABUL - A new round of a polio immunization campaign went into action Monday in Afghanistan amid concerns insurgent bans could possibly deprive hundreds ...

Ex-Minister Appears Before Special Tribunal

Ex-Minister Appears Before Special Tribunal

July 03, 2018

KABUL - Days after concerns expressed by the US at the Afghan government’s failure to combat human trafficking, a minister said on Monday steps had been taken ...

77 Detained on Human-Trafficking Charges Last Year

77 Detained on Human-Trafficking Charges Last Year

July 03, 2018

KABUL - Days after concerns expressed by the US at the Afghan government’s failure to combat human trafficking, a minister said on Monday steps had been taken ...

Abdullah Opposes Safe Zones for Taliban

Abdullah Opposes  Safe Zones for Taliban

July 03, 2018

KABUL -  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah has opposed the idea of specifying safe zones to the Taliban and termed the move as providing sanctuaries to terrorists ...

Indian PM Denounces Deadly Suicide Attack in Jalalabad

Indian PM Denounces Deadly Suicide Attack in Jalalabad

July 03, 2018

KABUL - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condemned the suicide bombing in the eastern city of Jalalabad as an attack on Afghanistan’s multicultural fabric...

No One’s Veto on Peace Acceptable: Ghani

No One’s Veto on Peace Acceptable: Ghani

July 02, 2018

JALALABAD - President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday once again repeated his readiness to enter peace talks with the Taliban anywhere, but cautioned no one’s negative view or veto on ...

‘Presidential Palace Confronts IECC with Challenges’

‘Presidential Palace Confronts IECC with Challenges’

July 02, 2018

KABUL - The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Sunday said complaint registration faced problems because the list of commissioners for provinces shared ...

Telecom Firms Concerned About Customer-Data Privacy

Telecom Firms Concerned About Customer-Data Privacy

July 02, 2018

KABUL - Atta Mohammad Noor said the alliance is a party-based coalition involving prominent politicians. 
Former governor of northern Balkh ...

Noor Announces Establishment of New Coalition

Noor Announces Establishment of New Coalition

July 02, 2018

KABUL - Atta Mohammad Noor said the alliance is a party-based coalition involving prominent politicians. 
Former governor of northern Balkh province ...

List of Wolesi Jirga Hopefuls from 8 More Provinces Issued

List of Wolesi Jirga Hopefuls  from 8 More Provinces Issued

July 02, 2018

KABUL - The Independent Elections Commission (IEC) on Sunday announced a preliminary list of Wolesi Jirga candidates, disqualifying 21 runners, including two women...

Karzai Calls for Revival of Reconciliation Process

Karzai Calls for Revival  of Reconciliation Process

July 02, 2018

KABUL - Hours after the government announced an end to the ceasefire with the Taliban, ex-president Hamid Karzai called for the revival of the reconciliation process...

Ceasefire Over, but Efforts for Peace to Continue: Ghani

Ceasefire Over, but Efforts for Peace to Continue: Ghani

July 01, 2018

KABUL -  “The truce is over. Our security forces are allowed to resume their operations and the reason is that the peace plan was offered from a point of strength not .. .

IEC Announces Initial List of Candidates

IEC Announces Initial List of Candidates

July 01, 2018

KABUL - The initial list released on Saturday includes the names of at least 800 candidates in an 82-page document. 
The Independent Election Commission ...

Islamabad Conference Discuss Afghan Peace Process

Islamabad Conference  Discuss Afghan Peace Process

July 01, 2018

KABUL - Participants of a conference held on Afghan peace in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan called on Afghan government and the Taliban to take practical ...

Media’s Role in Promoting Agricultural Development in Afghanistan

Media’s Role in Promoting  Agricultural Development in  Afghanistan

July 01, 2018

KABUL - The Afghan-German Cooperation hosted this event, implemented by Mediothek Afghanistan.
Balkh’s Director of ...

Taliban Kill 2 Border Policemen, 6 Arrested in Takhar

Taliban Kill 2 Border Policemen, 6 Arrested in Takhar

July 01, 2018

TALOQAN - Two border police personnel have been killed and six others captured alive by Taliban militants in the Dashti Kala district of northeastern Takhar province

Taliban Suffers Heavy Losses in Afghan Air Strike

Taliban Suffers Heavy Losses in Afghan Air Strike

July 01, 2018

KABUL - The airstrike was carried out in Di Garm village in Jawand district, the provincial police chief said...

ICG Pledges Support to Afghan Peace Process

ICG Pledges Support to  Afghan Peace Process

June 30, 2018

BAKU - Delegates from 90 countries and international organizations discussed Afghanistan at the International Contact Group (ICG) meeting on Thursday...

Corruption in MoE to Destroy Generations: Ghani

Corruption in MoE to Destroy Generations: Ghani

June 30, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday said corruption in the Ministry of Education could destroy generations, insisting his government was committed to bringing about transparency in employments at all departments...