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

Cancer Cases Increasing in Afghanistan: Health Minister

Cancer Cases Increasing in  Afghanistan: Health Minister

April 02, 2018

KABUL - The Minister of Public Health (MoPH) Firozuddin Firoz said Sunday that the cases of non-communicable diseases especially cancer has increased in the country...

Saudi Arabia Can Bring Taliban to Peace Talks, Believe US, Afghanistan

Saudi Arabia Can Bring Taliban to Peace Talks,  Believe US,  Afghanistan

April 01, 2018

KABUL - The US National Security Council has launched fresh four-nation effort, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to bring peace and ...

Mafia Groups within MoI Pocket Privileges of Deceased Soldiers

Mafia Groups within MoI Pocket Privileges of Deceased Soldiers

April 01, 2018

KABUL - Some ‘mafia’ circles in the Ministry of Interior (MoI) recruit teenage boys in police ranks by forging documents and after they get killed within ...

13 Girl’s Schools Closed in Paktia Province

13 Girl’s Schools  Closed in Paktia Province

April 01, 2018

KABUL - The provincial governor said talks with tribal elders and the Taliban have been underway for a few months.
Paktia local officials ...

In Uruzgan, No Safe Home for Victims of Violence

In Uruzgan, No Safe Home  for Victims of Violence

April 01, 2018

KABUL - Some women who have escaped from homes are living in residences of tribal elders or police women in central Uruzgan province due to a lack of safe homes...

President Assures Ghazni Residents to Address their Problems

President Assures  Ghazni Residents to  Address their Problems

April 01, 2018

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has assured the residents of southern Ghazni province to resolve their problems and urged multi-dimensional overhaul to ...

Visas Sought for Afghan Traders at Torkham Border

Visas Sought for  Afghan Traders at Torkham Border

April 01, 2018

PESHAWAR - Participants of a daylong conference in Peshawar have asked the government of Pakistan to issue Afghan traders with visas at the Torkham border crossing...

Afghanistan Sets October Date for Much-Delayed Elections

Afghanistan Sets October Date for Much-Delayed Elections

March 31, 2018

KABUL - Afghanistan aims to hold parliamentary and local district elections in October, more than three years late, a senior election official said, although ...

Uzbekistan Ready to Help Fund Railway Project

Uzbekistan Ready to Help Fund Railway Project

March 31, 2018

TASHKETN - Tashkent will put $500 million USD into the $1.8 billion USD railway line project, the finance ministry has confirmed.
The Afghan Ministry of ...

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 ...