Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Tajik Region Bordering Afghanistan Descending into Chaos and Violence

Tajik Region Bordering Afghanistan  Descending into Chaos and Violence

September 27, 2018

STAUNTON - Tajikistan’s Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast, which adjoins Afghanistan, is descending into chaos, with Dushanbe’s demand that the population ...

Cricket: Afghanistan Fire Warning to World Cup Teams

Cricket: Afghanistan Fire  Warning to World Cup Teams

September 27, 2018

KABUL - Before the start of the Asia Cup Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan had warned his team would not only compete but would . . .

Belt and Road Initiative to Connect 3 Continents

Belt and Road Initiative to Connect 3 Continents

September 26, 2018

KABUL - Second Vice President Sarwar Danish says Afghanistan and China will become a connecting point for Europe, Africa and Asia through the Belt and Road...

U.N. Concerned Over Spike in Civilian Casualties in Afghan Air Strikes

U.N. Concerned Over  Spike in Civilian Casualties in Afghan Air Strikes

September 26, 2018

KABUL - The United Nations mission in Afghanistan on Tuesday said it was concerned by the increasing number of civilian casualties from air strikes this year, following ...

Rabbani Stresses Inclusive Afghan-Led Peace Process

Rabbani Stresses Inclusive  Afghan-Led Peace Process

September 26, 2018

KABUL - An inclusive peace process, enjoying the overwhelming support of all Afghans, is imperative for achieving the desired result, says the foreign minister...

Abdullah Renews Govt’s Commitment to Peace Process

Abdullah Renews Govt’s  Commitment to Peace Process

September 26, 2018

NEW YORK - CEO Abdullah Abdullah attended the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit at the outset of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on Monday and...

Nowshera Dry Port to Boost Afghan-Pakistan Trade

Nowshera Dry Port to  Boost Afghan-Pakistan Trade

September 26, 2018

PESHAWAR - Trade between Kabul and Islamabad will see a major boost with the completion of a dry port in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, hopes a Pakistani business leader...

India-Afghanistan Trade Show Concludes in Mumbai with Over 166 Deals Signed

India-Afghanistan Trade Show Concludes in Mumbai with Over 166 Deals Signed

September 26, 2018

KABUL - The second annual “Passage to Prosperity: India-Afghanistan International Trade and Investment Show” successfully closed in Mumbai on September ...

Afghanistan to Join CPEC Soon, Hopes Pak Minister

Afghanistan to Join CPEC Soon, Hopes Pak Minister

September 24, 2018

PESHAWAR - Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia will soon join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a huge regional project ...

CEO Orders USAID’s Promote to Tighten Reporting Procedures

CEO Orders USAID’s  Promote to Tighten  Reporting Procedures

September 24, 2018

KABUL - CEO Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday asked Promote management to strengthen monitoring and reporting procedures to government regarding the implementation of their projects...

Terrorism Knows No Borders, Says Ghani

Terrorism  Knows No Borders,  Says Ghani

September 24, 2018

KABUL - Preside Ashraf Ghani on Sunday vehemently condemned the terrorist attack killed a number of people in the Ahwaz city of Iran...

Ghani Orders Work Expedited on Dasht-I-Burchi Projects

Ghani Orders Work Expedited on Dasht-I-Burchi Projects

September 24, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday directed the Kabul Municipality to expedite work on development projects west of the central capital city...

EU Provide 25m Euros to Afghanistan for Polio Eradication

EU Provide 25m Euros to Afghanistan for Polio Eradication

September 24, 2018

KABUL - The European Union (EU) has contributed 25 million Euros in support of Afghan children on the move and ending polio, according to a statement on Sunday...

Khalilzad to Facilitate Kabul-Taliban Peace

Khalilzad to Facilitate Kabul-Taliban Peace

September 23, 2018

KABUL -  Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad has the ability to execute his mission of facilitating reconciliation between the Afghan government and the Taliban, says ...

IEC Close to Finalizing Biometric System for Election Day

IEC Close to Finalizing  Biometric System for Election Day

September 23, 2018

KABUL - A day after CEO Abdullah Abdullah said an agreement had been reached on the use of a biometric system in elections, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) ...

Measures to Control Drought in 6 Months

Measures to Control Drought in 6 Months

September 23, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday emphasized on a national dialogue over water management in Afghanistan and said comprehensive measures would be taken to reduce ...

Politicians See No Improvement in Govt’s Peace Efforts

Politicians See No Improvement  in Govt’s Peace Efforts

September 23, 2018

KABUL - While September 21 marks the International Day of Peace, the Afghan peace process’s fate remains unclear despite continued efforts by Kabul and its international ...

Afghan Orchestra Flourishes Despite Violence, Social Pressure

Afghan Orchestra Flourishes  Despite Violence, Social Pressure

September 23, 2018

ISLAMABAD - The consequences of Afghanistan’s increasingly deadly war are weighing heaviest on the nation’s civilians, with women bearing the brunt of the ...

Enemy Wants Afghanistan Turned into Karbala: Ghani

Enemy Wants Afghanistan Turned into Karbala: Ghani

September 22, 2018

KABUL - “The Yazids of our time want to turn Afghanistan into another Karbala, but the Afghans’ unity would not let them succeed,” said President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday, marking the Day of Ashura.

UN Calls for Dialogue Between Afghan Govt, Taliban

UN Calls for Dialogue Between Afghan Govt, Taliban

September 22, 2018

WASHINGTON - The UN Secretary General António Guterres on Thursday pushed for a dialogue between the Afghan Government and the Taliban, which he said is essential to ...

Pakistan Not Restricting Taliban and Haqqani Network: US

Pakistan Not  Restricting Taliban and Haqqani Network: US

September 22, 2018

KABUL - The US State Department says in a report that the Pakistani government vowed support to the peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban but did not ...

Afghan Delegation in Moscow to Discuss Format of Meeting

Afghan Delegation  in Moscow to Discuss Format of Meeting

September 22, 2018

KABUL - Russia's Foreign Ministry official said on Thursday that an Afghan delegation would address the details related to holding the Moscow format meeting on ...

Children in Afghan Orphanage Hope for Bright Future

Children in Afghan Orphanage Hope for Bright Future

September 22, 2018

KABUL - Established in 2008, Shamsa Children's Village has now become a peaceful home for orphans and abandoned children as well as vulnerable women in a ...

IEC Office Remains Closed in Kandahar as Protest Continues

IEC Office Remains Closed in Kandahar as Protest Continues

September 22, 2018

KANDAHAR - Kandahar’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) office has been closed for the past six days as supporters of political parties and provincial council ...

Vice President Danish Condemns the Closure of Election Offices by Political Parties

Vice President Danish  Condemns the Closure of Election Offices by Political Parties

September 19, 2018

The Second Vice President Sarwar Danish condemned the recent move of the political parties for closing the provincial election offices in certain provinces...

Intelligence War Being Waged Against the Afghan People: President Ghani

Intelligence War Being Waged Against the Afghan People: President Ghani

September 19, 2018

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the ongoing war is an intelligence war and is being waged against the people of Afghanistan...

Kabul Keenly Following US-Taliban Talks: Saikal

Kabul Keenly Following US-Taliban Talks: Saikal

September 19, 2018

KABUL - The administration of President Ashraf Ghani is keenly following the US-Taliban negotiations on ending the 17-year war, Afghanistan’s UN Ambassador says ...

UN Concerned at Challenges to Afghan Elections

UN Concerned at Challenges to Afghan Elections

September 19, 2018

KABUL - The UN chief’s special representative has voiced his concern at security and political challenges to Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections, slated for ...

Afghanistan’s Exports 32pc up in 8 Months: Minister

Afghanistan’s Exports 32pc  up in 8 Months: Minister

September 19, 2018

KABUL - Acting commerce and industry minister Ajmal Hamid Abdul Rahimzai on Tuesday said Afghanistan’s exports increased by 32 per cent in the first eight months of ...

president ghani : Kabul’s Security Leadership Reshuffled

president  ghani : Kabul’s Security  Leadership Reshuffled

September 17, 2018

KABUL - President Ashraf Ghani says serious steps have been taken to improve the security situation in Kabul, pledging facilitation and reforms of private schools...

NPC Approves Contracts Worth 821m Afghanis

NPC Approves Contracts Worth 821m Afghanis

September 17, 2018

KABUL - The National Procurement Commission (NPC) discussed ten contracts and approved after discussion eight of them worth 821 million afghanis, a statement from the president ...

IEC Announces Voters Lists from 4 Provinces

IEC Announces Voters Lists from 4 Provinces

September 17, 2018

KABUL - The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday announced preliminary voter lists from Farah, Zabul, Sar-i-Pul and Panjshir provinces, rejecting thousands of ...

Pakistan’s New Government Vows to Strengthen Pak-Afghan Ties, Regional Security

Pakistan’s New Government  Vows to Strengthen Pak-Afghan  Ties, Regional Security

September 17, 2018

KABUL - Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met with the Chief Executive of the Unity Government of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah during his ...

Ghani, Abdullah Hold Talks on Key National Issues with Ex-Jihadi Leader

Ghani, Abdullah Hold Talks on Key  National Issues with Ex-Jihadi Leader

September 17, 2018

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and the Chief Executive of the Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah met with the former Jihadi leader Abdul Rab Rasool Sayaf ...

Indian Firms Asked to Invest in Afghan Agro Sector

Indian Firms Asked to Invest in Afghan Agro Sector

September 17, 2018

KABUL - Indian firms have been urged to make use of huge opportunities for investment in Afghanistan’s burgeoning agriculture sector...