President Ghani saddened over heavy passengers death in Badakhshan

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has expressed his deep sorrow over traffic accident in Badakhshan where 11 university students have lost their lives. President of the ... Full story

CE says NUG programs to empower women

 KABUL: Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with a number of women from different provinces who have successfully ended ... Full story

US deputy of mission assures full support to Afghanistan

 KABUL: The second vice president Mohammad Sarwar Danesh met with David E. Lindwall, US deputy chief of mission in Kabul here yesterday and discussed issues ... Full story

Panjshir’s Abshar district sees no sign of progress, Massoud says

 KABUL: The President’s extraordinary representative on reform and good governance Ahmad Zia Massoud visited Abashar district of Panjshir province here yesterday, a statement said, adding ... Full story

"Extremism devastates all walks of life," Mohaqiq

 KABUL: Chief executive deputy Mohammad Mohaqiq on second research and scientific gathering held on the occasion of martyrdom anniversary of Imam Jafar Sadiq said they ... Full story

$4b invested on oil, gas industry in Afghanistan

 KABUL: Four billion dollars has been invested in oil and gas industry in the country after establishment of country-wide fuel oil and gas union.  Azerakhsh Hafizi ... Full story

Afghanistan’s WTO membership helps improve economy

 Afghanistan, one of the poorest countries in the world, has joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Friday, and became the 164th member country, which ... Full story

Security forces have control of all 34 provinces, MoD spokesman

 Recently, the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said, ‘the government of Afghanistan has lost the control on 65 percent of its soil ... Full story

ANSF capable to respond security challenges

 The ANSF have speeded up their operations to strike insurgents. According to Nangarhar ANSF authorities, the second stage of ANSF vast anti Daesh operation has ... Full story

Education development urgent need

 At any time and place, education has been the basic cornerstone of development and progress of human societies and has opened the way towards welfare ... Full story

Social media; a way toward globalization

 Social media are computer-mediated tools that allow the people, companies and different organizations to create, share, or exchange information, career, interests, ideas, pictures and videos ... Full story

High fees billed by physicians concerning

 Lack of transparency, corruption and non-implementation of law in the society have caused to intensify unbalanced activities. To have a sound competition, the people must join ... Full story

Cabinet praises MoPH for duly treatment of victims

 KABUL: The cabinet meeting chaired by the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani here the other day condemned the recent terrorist ... Full story

New appointment

 KABUL: Under the decree of Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan,Mohammad Almas Zahid has been appointed as the presidential senior advisor ... Full story

9th death anniversary of ‘Father of the Nation’ marked

 KABUL: The ninth death anniversary of Afghanistan’s last King and ‘Father of the Nation”, Mohammad Zahir Shah (1914 -2007) was observed in Kabul on Thursday, ... Full story

Necessary changes, reforms to be done after assessment of Takhar situation, CE

 KABUL: Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in a meeting with a number of Takhar elders and influenced figures reviewed security, social and political problems of ... Full story

US Embassy praises Afghanistan’s WTO membership

 KABUL: The U.S. Embassy warmly commends the Afghan government and its people on becoming the 164th member of the World Trade Organization, or WTO.  This ... Full story

Praying ceremony for Dehmazang victims held in Kabul

 KABUL: praying ceremony to mark position of Dehmazang martyrs was held Friday in Fatema al-Zahra mosque in Kabul. In the ceremony held by families of the ... Full story

Independence Day celebration commission holds cultural meeting

 KABUL: The cultural committee of the commission for commemoration of the 97th anniversary of the Independence Day held session with deputy publication minister, Sayeda Mojgan ... Full story

Afghanistan Cancer Foundation inaugurated in Kabul

 KABUL: A foundation for the treatment, prevention and timely diagnosis of cancers has been inaugurated in Kabul on Thursday, BNA reported. According to the Bakhtar News ... Full story

Resolute fight against administrative corruption a must

 One of the major challenges for National Unity Government (NUG) was to adopt a comprehensive strategy to curb rampant corruption in the country. Since its ... Full story

Afghanistan looks for enhanced security ties with Russia

 The Afghan NSA Mohammad Hanif Atmar left Moscow at the head of a senior Afghan delegation on the official invitation of Russian federation NSA Nakoli ... Full story

People needs enough food immunity

 KABUL: The people of Afghanistan is in a dire need of agriculture linked food immunity, as some economic experts said what has been done in ... Full story

Afghanistan seeks hosting ECO conference

 KABUL: Afghanistan is expected to host the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO)’s member countries, a statement from the Chief Executive office said Tuesday. Chaired by Chief Executive, ... Full story

Afghanistan’s Youth Parliament to soon meet

 KABUL: Chaired by Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Dr. Kamal Sadat, the decision-making committee on finalizing the youth parliament programs held meeting here in ... Full story

ICC to open office in Kabul

 KABUL: The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has said it would open its office in the Afghan capital, Kabul, the ministry of foreign affairs said ... Full story

122 IS militants killed in Nangarhar

 JALALABAD: Around 122 militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) group were killed in the eastern Nangarhar province over the past 24 hours, spokesman for ... Full story

2 Afghan-based Turkish generals arrested on coup attempt

 ABU DHABI: Two Turkish generals accused of being involved in the military coup detained at Dubai airport in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. Both ... Full story

Afghan-Pak operative, resolute support hold meeting

 KABUL: The trilateral meeting of Afghanistan and Pakistan Operative Chiefs and the Resolute Support was held at the Afghan defense ministry compound, during which key ... Full story

Afghanistan to leave for West Indies in 2017

 KABUL: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has finalized a tour of the West Indies in June 2017 which makes it the first-ever full series played ... Full story

Why am I addicted to drugs?

 War has been a predominant problem throughout the history of mankind. It is the one of the most overriding social problems of humanity. In Afghanistan, ... Full story

Afghan-Pak efforts crucial for regional stability

 International community and the government eye regional countries, including Pakistan to play a wider role in ending the long-lasting war in Afghanistan. In fact the ... Full story

Kunduz still facing Taliban threat

 At present three districts of Kunduz province are under the control of armed Taliban insurgents as simultaneously the authorities in charge of Kunduz are concerned ... Full story

Daesh emergence concerning in Afghanistan

 UN office in Kabul has expressed its concern on expansion of Daesh group activities in Afghanistan. In a news conference held in Kabul, the UN representative, ... Full story

Dehmazang attacks will not hush voice of freedom of expression

 In their recent terrorist move in the capital Kabul, Daesh affiliated individuals conducted two back-to-back suicide attacks last Saturday in Dehmazang Square, leaving 80 killed ... Full story

Kabul citizens expressing concern over growing criminal activities

 A number of countrymen are concerning over enhancement of criminal activities in Kabul city especially in 11th district and accuse security men that fall short ... Full story

President Ghani reassures IS revenge

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani visited Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital and inquired health condition of those injured in Saturday’s deadly blast in Kabul, a ... Full story

President Ghani accepts credentials of Belgium’s non-resident ambassador to Afghanistan

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani accepted credentials of the Belgium’s new non-resident ambassador to Afghanistan here yesterday, a presidential statement said. According to statement, at the ... Full story

FM Rabbani praises Belgium, Norway’s assistance to Afghanistan

 KABUL: Minister of Foreign Affairs, SalahuddinRabbani met non-resident ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Kabul Frederic Verheydenin his office here yesterday, a MoFA statement ... Full story

Conference discuss youth’s role in peace restoration

 KABUL: The conference ‘Peace & Youth’ was held on the initiative of Ministry of Information& Culture’s deputy ministry on youth affairs here in ministry’s press ... Full story

U.N. says civilian casualties hit half-year record

 KABUL: Civilians are being killed and wounded in record numbers in Afghanistan, the United Nations reported on Monday, just days after one of the deadliest ... Full story

Government committed to protect civilians, statement

 KABUL: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has studied recent report released by UNAMA office related to civilian casualties in Afghanistan, considering the following points as ... Full story

Team tasked to probe into Dehmazang bloody incident

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a decree tasked a delegation to probe Saturday’s deadly attack on civilian demonstrators in Kabul, a presidential statement said, ... Full story

Civilians bear the brunt of conflicts

 Civilian casualties in the country reached a high record in the first half of  2016, the UN has said, with children in particular paying a heavy ... Full story

No evidence prove Pakistan’s terrorist target

 President Ghani says that there is no evident to prove Pakistan operation against Haqqani or Taliban insurgents. In an exclusive interview with Pakistani Geo News network ... Full story

Government, IMF agree on 3 year economic plan

 Afghanistan has reached agreement on a three-year economic plan with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the ministry of finance said. According to the ministry, under the ... Full story

Afghans once again target to neighbors’ intelligence

 Thousands of people, firmly affiliated to the Junbish-e-Roshnaye (Illumination Movement) took to the streets on Saturday and warned not retract unless their rights are gained. The ... Full story

People’s support main factor behind security forces success, official

 KABUL: The country’s security forces are enjoying all inclusive support for the people, helping them get success in the battlefield against the government armed oppositions, ... Full story

City signboards to standardize with special colors

 Based on signboars’ law, there will be two types of signboards installed citywide, one is for the shops, private schools, higher education institutes, clinics and ... Full story

President Ghani names Dehmazang Square as ‘Martyrs Square’

 KABUL: Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, to honor, respect and memorialize the names and memories of the martyrs who lost ... Full story

NSC to deeply investigate Saturday’s deadly incident, warns revenge

 KABUL: Chaired by President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the National Security Council (NSC) met Sunday to deeply investigate the bloody ... Full story

Terrorism, extremism global challenge, Mohaqeq

 KABUL: First CE Deputy, Mohammad Mohaqeq in a telephone call with the UN Special Representative to Afghanistan, denounced terrorism and extremism as two subversive elements ... Full story

Zarif urges unity among Muslims after Kabul attack

 TEHRAN: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad JavadZarif said that all Muslims of the world must unite to fight global terrorism.  His remarks came after scores of innocent ... Full story

UN’s condolence message on Kabul suicide attack

 KABUL: On the occasion of the national day of mourning for those killed in Saturday’s attack in Kabul, the United Nations in Afghanistan expressed deepest ... Full story

53 militants killed in latest military operations,MoD

 KABUL: Some 53 militants have been killed within the last 24 hours amid military operations across the country, the Defense Ministry said on Sunday. “Afghan ... Full story

President Ghani declares day of mourning following Kabul deadly attack

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has declared Sunday a day of national mourning, after at least 80 people were reportedly killed and another 231 wounded ... Full story

President Ghani, CE Abdullah condolence, sympathy messages

 Kabul: Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is deeply grieved by the explosions among protestors took place yesterday in Kabul.  The President ... Full story

Vice Presidents saddened over Kabul terrorist attack

 KABUL: First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum in a statement released from his office has condemned terrorist attack on protestors yesterday in Dehmazang area ... Full story

Afghan commandos launch operation against ISIS in Nangarhar

 The commandos of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces have kicked off a major operation by the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) against ... Full story

Pakistan Prime Minister condemns bomb blast in Kabul

 KABUL:  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has urged the world community to join forces to fight terrorism, which is a common enemy of humanity.  In ... Full story

Attack on democracy

 Dozens of demonstrators killed and more than 200 injured on Saturday when suicide bombers attacked a vast demonstration in Kabul.The demonstration was organized by ‘Light ... Full story

Kabul sees another lock-down as large rally begins

 This is the second day, thousands apparently demanding rerouting power line from their main residential areas of Bamyan province, forcing tens of thousands of citizens ... Full story

Brussels conference vital for Afghanistan

 It is planned that Afghanistan along with its international colleagues and world community to hold a conference in Brussels in near future and proclaim more ... Full story

Families’ role important on prevention of youth addiction

 Based on major impacts of social life on society and role of parents in sound bringing up of children, it is emphasized that as much ... Full story

Made in Czech boots seek new market in Afghanistan

 The Prabos plus Inc. a shoe manufacturer with a tradition of shoemaking industry, dating back to 1860, seeking new market in Afghanistan with inaugurating a ... Full story

Afghanistan to overcome Daesh like other powers of the world

 Different discussions and analysis have been made about emerge, goals and supporters of Daesh. The goals and crimes of Daesh group in Afghanistan have been ... Full story

Destiny of legislative decree to be soon clarified

 Discussions have been started on the presidential legislative decree on reforms of electoral system. Despite of differences over selection of individuals for joint commission of ... Full story

Afghanistan to reach self-sufficiency in crops production, spokesperson

 Following increase in wheat import from the Central Asian countries to Afghanistan, the officials of the ministry for commerce and industry say that we will ... Full story

Modern equipment foremost need of ANSF

 Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) are the only hope of people. Keeping the integrity of these forces mean keeping the integrity of the whole nation.  A ... Full story

ANDSF death undoubtedly ‘Martyrdom’ on Islam religion viewpoint, President Ghani

 KABUL:Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met the other day with Afghanistan’s Ulama Council members at the Presidential Palace, his office ... Full story

Security forces will not fall below 352,000, President Ghani

 KABUL: The size of the country’s security and defense forces would not fall below 352, 000 and moreover would basically be trained, financed and equipped, ... Full story

Findings on MoI’s contracts discussed at NPC special meeting

 KABUL: Chaired by Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the National Procurements Committee held meeting, the BNA said the other day. The ... Full story

President Ghani meets NATO member countries’ ambassadors

 KABUL: In his meeting with the NATO member countries’ ambassadors, President Ghani said the efforts of the government leadership and cooperation of the international countries’ ... Full story

Nothing can prevent youths jointly work, cooperate with each other, CE Abdullah

 KABUL: Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met the other day with members of Afghanistan’s Youth Association and a number of social and cultural organizations, his ... Full story

Acting MoIC emphasized on women role in environment protection

 KABUL: Dr. Kamal Sadat emphasized on the role of women in protection of environment at a meeting held by the ministry’s related Gender Program, the ... Full story

MoIC confers medal to Ustad Mohaq

 KABUL: Dr. Kamal Sadat, Deputy to the Youth Affairs and Acting Minister of Information and Culture, on Wednesday conferred medal to Ustad Mohammad Mohaq, for ... Full story

Afghanistan, Pakistan to hold first TWG meeting on border management

 ISLAMABAD: The first meeting of Pakistan Afghanistan joint technical working group on border management and related security issues will be held in Kabul on July ... Full story

Faryab explosion kills 2, injures 2

MAIMANA: At least two people including a police constable were killed and two others injured as an explosive device planted by militants to target security ... Full story

Afghanistan owns another touring exhibition, hits visitors’ record, Hakimi

  KABUL: Afghanistan’s well-known treasuries, attributed to the Mes Aynak (Ainak Copper) and Bakhtar, the famous names of the country’s rich mines, have been recently displayed ... Full story

Kabul citizens distraught as crimes rise

 Some people have been reportedly killed over the last less than a week in the capital Kabul, where the police officers alongside the intelligence personnel ... Full story

Afghanistan’s pure music improved

 The music of Afghanistan has existed for a long time, but since the late 1970s the country has been involved in constant wars and people ... Full story

Beginning new chapter of military cooperation between US, Afghan govts

 The US chief of Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Danford Arrived in Kabul on an official visit and held separate meetings with president Ghani ... Full story

ANSF managed to change strategy, reduce insurgents’ attacks

 In an interview with The Associated Press, the US chief of Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Jaseph Danford said that Taliban insurgents failed to intensify ... Full story

Gen. Dostum’s message on Afghanistan sport draft codification

 KABUL: First Vice-President of Afghanistan, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, in a message expressed pleasure over the recent assigned body’s measure to codify the draft law ... Full story

World Day on Fight against Drugs Consumption and Traffic marked

 KABUL: Speaking at a grand ceremony held to mark the World Day on Fight against Drugs Consumption and Traffic, Dr. Kamal Sadat, Acting Minister of ... Full story

Key Taliban commander killed in Helmand

 LASHKARGAH: Eight Taliban insurgents including a key commander have been killed as clash erupted in Sangin district of the southern Helmand province on Tuesday, Interior ... Full story

Government firm on electoral reforms, fighting corruption, CE

 KABUL: Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met UN secretary-general’sspecial representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto here in Sapidar palace yesterday morning, a statement from CE office ... Full story

Municipality, urban development, expropriation, land laws to be soon approved, CE

 KABUL: Chaired by Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the session of government independent institutions was held yesterday with participation of chief executive deputies and directors ... Full story

First Lady asks for counterdrug efforts

 KABUL: The country’s First Lady Rula Ghani attended a ceremony that celebrated the International Solidarity Day of Counter Narcotics, where she urged the nation to ... Full story

MoIC provincial directors briefed ‘Law on Access to Information’

 KABUL: The Afghanistan’s media law three conference with participation of the provincial directors of Ministry of Information and Culture discussed the law on access to ... Full story

Anti- polio center foundation stone laid down

 KABUL: Minister of Public Health Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz on Monday laid down the foundation stone of the National Emergency Action Plan for Polio Eradication (NEAPPE) ... Full story

MoIC supports ‘Art Lords Movement’

 KABUL: The Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC) supports ‘Art Lords Movement’ organization in its programs. Members of the organization are fulfilling their art tasks through ... Full story

Sadat insists on youths’ capacity building

 KABUL: Acting Minister of Information and Culture and Deputy Youth Affairs Minister  Kamal Sadat insisted on youth’s capacity building in different aspects of the society, ... Full story

Public awareness needed to fight drugs

 Afghanistan is located at a cross-roads; the today country is emerging from  more than thirty years of political and social unrest, and has attained signif icant achievements ... Full story

ANCT shines in int’l competitions

 In an exclusive interview Farid Hotak, spokesperson for Afghanistan National Cricket Board (ANCB) said, Afghanistan National Cricket Team (ANCT) has traveled to Europe to contest ... Full story

Government stress on Wolesi Jirga’s early approval of electoral law

 A number of lawmakers say we won’t witness establishing joint commission of National Assembly that soon and that the destiny of electoral reforms legislative decree ... Full story

Afghan forces planned to uproot Daesh in East

 Afghan security forces are committed to uproot Daesh in eastern Nangarhar Province, where President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani during his ... Full story

Terrorism backers will pay the price

 Chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff Gen. Joseph Dunford in a meeting with president Mohammad Ashraf Ghani reiterated his government commitment once more ... Full story

Warsaw conference encouraging, an international success

 The main pivot of talks and discussions in NATO conference in Warsaw was Afghanistan conflict, restoration of peace, stability, war on terror, support of ANSF ... Full story

Poverty pushes children towards hard work, begging

 Afghan children are the most oppressed and deprived segment of the country most of whom don’t access to education and health care.  Many of the children ... Full story

NUG leaders meet Chairman of U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff

 KABUL: Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met Chairman of U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford at the Presidential ... Full story

NPC approves 3 contracts

 KABUL: Three contracts have been approved by the National Procurement Committee (NPC) at a meeting chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, on Sunday, a statement ... Full story

President Ghani holds farewell meeting with outgoing U.S. diplomats

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani held farewell meeting with U.S. deputy ambassador to Kabul, David E. Lindwall and the ... Full story

KABUL: A message from President Ashraf Ghani read out at a media gathering held in the Ministry of Information and Culture, on the media rules said media was too important in a democratic system. Read out by Asadullah Ghazanfar, presidential advisor on cu

 KABUL: President of the Islamic of Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani visited Police 200-bed Hospital and enquired the health condition of injured security forces ... Full story

“Afghanistan has best media rule in region,” Mostafavi

 KABUL: A message from President Ashraf Ghani read out at a media gathering held in the Ministry of Information and Culture, on the media rules ... Full story

“Say No to Drugs,” Dr. Sadat to youth

 KABUL: Dr. Kamal Sadat, Deputy Minister of Information and Culture on Youth Affairs and Acting MoIC asked the youths across the country to stand against ... Full story

Wolesi Jirga fails again to elect members for joint parliamentary commission

 KABUL: Afghan lower house of parliament on Saturday failed for a third time to introduce members for a joint parliamentary commission to be tasked with ... Full story

President orders elimination of Daesh in east

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with Silab corps officials said that special operation would be launched for supressing Daesh individuals and all ... Full story

Cabinet supports govt’s firm election policy

 KABUL: Presided over by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the cabinet session was held yesterday at presidential palace. At the outset, President of the Islamic Republic of ... Full story

Congratulatory message

 KABUL: On behalf of Minister of Foreign Affairs Salahuddin Rabbani, a congratulatory message has been sent to Turkish minister of foreign affairs on the occasion ... Full story

5th joint economic, trade commission session to soon meet in Tehran

 KABUL: Minister of finance Eklil Hakimi met yesterday with Iranian ambassador to Kabul Mohammad Raza Bahrami. In the meeting, both sides discussed and exchanged views related ... Full story

MoFA instructs embassies in S. Arabia, UAE to solve Afghans’ problems

 KABUL: Deputy Foreign Minister in Financial and Administrative Affairs Nasir Ahmad Andisha held video conference with the Afghan Ambassador and General Consul in Abu Dhabi ... Full story

Free market strategy; source of economic growth

 Afghanistan adapted free market economy after 2001 political revolutionary change.  The pressure by international organizations as the World Bank, IMF and the  donors for privatization, liberalization and ... Full story

Tailoring enjoys good market in Kabul

 Despites heavy stagnation in the tailoring market due to wide import of the Chinese garments, tailoring had recently thrived much in the capital Kabul, a ... Full story

CD vendors disseminate moral corruption

 As the national capital, the Kabul city has taken a different face in recent days. Beside other problems, CD sellers are a serious problem that ... Full story

If US doesn’t take steps against Pakistan, terrorism threat would overwhelm world

 After the US congress foreign relations committee called Pakistan supporter of terrorists and asked the US government to cut aids to Pakistan and force it ... Full story

Pakistan’s terrorism support should be taken to UNSC

 Continued subversive strategy of Pakistan and its interference internal affairs of Afghanistan, has finally forced the country to inter verbal disputes, with its immediate neighbor. In ... Full story

Denmark assists Afghanistan in vocational training programs

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with Kristian Jensen, Danish minister of foreign affairs here the other day, a presidential statement said. According to the statement, ... Full story

President Ghani confers state medal on Gen. Gordon Davis

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani awarded the second degree state medal of Baryal to Gen. Gordon Davis, the commander of CSTC-A in Afghanistan, a presidential ... Full story

Wise foreign policy NUG’s biggest achievement, Sadaat

 KABUL: Kabul all people council held a conference titled accomplishments of National Unity Government (NUG). In the conference held at ministry of information and culture, head ... Full story

Nangarhar public library’s foundation stone laid

 KABUL: Foundation stone of new building for public library in Nangarhar laid down the other day. The library will be constructed with today’s standards and total ... Full story

Mostafavi, UNESCO Kabul director discuss enhanced publication cooperation

 KABUL: Sayeda Mojgan Mostafavi, Deputy Minister of Publication Affairs for Information and Culture met the other day with UNESCO general director to Kabul. In the meeting, ... Full story

Nice attack: At least 84 dead as truck rams into crowd

President Ghani condemns horrific terrorist attack ... Full story

President Ghani outlines elections plans to UN envoy

 KABUL:  President Ghani convened a meeting with Mr. Tadamichi Yamamoto, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the National Unity Government’s ... Full story

Peace process still in limbo

 The National Unity Government (NUG) has no plans to revive peace process aimed at bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table after a four-nation effort ... Full story

Pakistan should be more isolated, Khalilzad

 The assertions of former US ambassador to Afghanistan based on changing of Pakistan as second North Korea by the US because of its supporting from ... Full story

Pakistan stance in war on terror should be cleared

 Criticizing double standard policy of Pakistan before Afghanistan and lack of cooperation of this country in war on terror with Afghanistan, in his latest utterances, ... Full story

Citizens’ contribution vital in capital greenery

Urban culture, order, cleanliness, law and ultimately providing every facilities is the wish all people. But a question raises here that how and when all ... Full story

Nations promoting terrorism must be isolated

 Speaking in a press conference here on Monday, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said that Afghanistan has been the focal point of international consensus and has ... Full story

Elections to be held after electoral system reformed, CE Abdullah

 The government of Afghanistan has committed in NATO Summit to bring reforms in the electoral system. In recent Council of Ministers (CMs) session on Monday, Chief ... Full story

ANSF to be further equipped

 With passing each day, the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSFs) are being equipped more by some donor countries. Appreciating these assistance to Afghanistan, the witnesses say: ... Full story

Political will exists on fighting corruption

 The leaders of the National Unity Government (NUG) are about to be prepared for Brussels Summit. In the summit, the donor countries will gather together ... Full story

Strategic, economic importance of Afghanistan in Asia

 Afghanistan is a mountainous country rich with roaring rivers, deep  valleys, vast  deserts, karazes, natural resources, beautiful scenes delicious springs and good geographical location that ... Full story

Foreign troops’ more authority in war on terror discussed

 KABUL: President Ghani discussed issues related to the country’s defense and security forces’ strength, joint war on terror, regional consensus and economic cooperation in a ... Full story

President Ghani meets presidential advisors, elders

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, late on Monday met with the presidential advisors, a number of elders and religious ... Full story

Scientific, economic development help end war in Afghanistan, Danesh

 KABUL: Second Vice-President, Sarwar Danesh in his meeting with Kazakh Ambassador, Omrity Bitimov lauded expansion of science and economy as two factors behind efforts to ... Full story

Enough time to overcome challenges, Sadat

 KABUL: Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Dr. Kamal Sadat visited department of culture and art on Tuesday, during which acting head of the department, ... Full story

Taliban attack repulsed in Farah

 FARAH CITY: A Taliban attack was repulsed by the Afghan security forces in Western Farah province, Ministry of Interior said Tuesday in a statement. According to ... Full story

Air and ground forces to be equipped with modern weaponry

 The NATO Resolute Mission (NATO-RM) has reassured Afghanistan for what it expected from the member countries at the Warsaw Summit to provide annual military financial ... Full story

Pakistan to be isolated if not step up against Haqqani Network

 The government of Afghanistan has time and again stressed that the terrorist groups are living in Pakistan and fuels the war in Afghanistan.  In fact, Haqqani ... Full story

Security, stability two supplementary factors

 Under the current sensitive conditions, security and stability are two main factors and complement of each other. Both lasting security and stability should be put ... Full story

Warsaw Summit discusses NATO, world commitments to Afghanistan, Dr. Abdullah

 KABUL: Chaired by chief executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the council of ministers’ session was held yesterday at Sapidar palace. In his opening speech, the country’s chief ... Full story

China delivers security scanners to Afghanistan

 KABUL: China handed over 400 ‘detector item’ to the Interior Ministry (MoI), including four security scanners which would be installed at the Kabul entrance gates. The ... Full story

Acting MoIC asks for more popularization of Afghan music

 KABUL: Acting Minister of Information & Culture and deputy youth affairs minister Dr. Kamal Sadaat stressed on growth and development of the country’s pure music, ... Full story

Tajikistan reopens Badakhshan consulate

 FAIZABAD: Officials in northeast Badakhshan province saying that Tajikistan in coordination with the local government administration has reopened his country’s consulate in the province. Ahmad Faisal ... Full story

Tajikistan reopens Badakhshan consulate

 FAIZABAD: Officials in northeast Badakhshan province saying that Tajikistan in coordination with the local government administration has reopened his country’s consulate in the province. Ahmad Faisal ... Full story

President Ghani condoles death of Mohammad Sarwar Pakfar

 KABUL: We get informed with great regret that Head Researcher Mohammad Sarwar Pakfar scientific member of Academy of Sciences passed away at the age of ... Full story

President Ghani returns home as Warsaw Summit ends

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani returned home after his three days’ Warsaw summit ended the other day, a statement ... Full story

Afghanistan, Croatia sign agreement on comprehensive cooperation

 WARSAW: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and his Croatian counterpart, Kolinda Grabar-Kitaroviæ signed Saturday an agreement on comprehensive cooperation, reports HRT on July 10, 2016.  “This is ... Full story

MoIC directors present work reports

 KABUL: Directors of the Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC) presented their work reports to the acting minister, Dr. Kamal Sadat on Sunday, Bakhtar News ... Full story

National Olympic Committee appreciates two riders

 KABUL: NationalOlympic Committee (NOC) has appreciated Zahra and Masouma Alizada, two female riders who shined well in France amateur competitions.  These two bike rider sisters have ... Full story

Presidential decree on releasing 32 prisoners in Samangan

 AIBAK: Based on presidential decree, 32 prisoners were released from the Samangah Jail yesterday, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported.  Mohammad ErshadSediqi, head of Samangan Jail told ... Full story

War the key option, if peace offer failed

 Afghanistan’s prominent anti-militants and one of the troubled country’s top security officials in southern Kandahar province rejected what he said an unrealistic idea to enter ... Full story

Renewal of global commitments in Warsaw a glad tiding for regional security

 In the last two days, the city of Warsaw was hosting important international NATO summit on offering new global financial pledges post-2016 to the Afghan ... Full story

Increase of dollar value enhances economic stagnation

 Due to insecurities and political instabilities and non-support of investment have affected reduction of Afghanistan values. Some investors reduced their current investment and even some ... Full story

Kabul city underground waters should be managed professionally

 Water is one of vital and important requirements for continuation of life of animates. So, it is regarded as life. As medical researches showed over 79 ... Full story

Warsaw Summit Declaration on Afghanistan

 Issued by the Heads of State and Government of Afghanistan and Allies and their Resolute Support Operational Partners We, the Heads of State and Government of ... Full story

Warsaw Summit: President Obama hails NUG achievements

 WARSAW: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the Warsaw summit in Poland here the other day, a presidential ... Full story

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs hoped NATO reiterate support in Brussels Summit

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with EU high representative for foreign affairs in sideline of Warsaw summit. In the ... Full story

Czech Republic ready to train Afghan pilots, restore helicopters, president Zeman

 WARSAW: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with Czech President Miloš Zeman on the sideline of NATO summit in Warsaw of Poland here yesterday, a presidential ... Full story

Ahmad Zia Massoud condoles death of Gen. Sayed Hussain Anwari

 KABUL: Special envoy to President on reforms and good governance Ahmad Zia Massoud was saddened over the death of one of the commanders of jihad ... Full story

President Ghani expects Netherlands to help Afghan products reach Euro markets

 WARSAW: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met Mark Rutte prime minister of the Netherlands on the sideline of NATO summit in Warsaw of Poland, a presidential ... Full story

MoIC praises media’s Ramadan observation

 KABUL: The leading body of the Ministry of Information and Culture held meeting with Dr. Kamal Sadaat, Acting Minister of Information and Culture and Deputy ... Full story

Chapan; Badakhshanis’ traditional textile fabric

 People in the northern zone, particularly, northeastern Badakhshan province of the country, mostly wear Chapan (a long overcoat, with ancient name of cloak), during winter ... Full story

Transcript of President Ghani’s remarks at NATO Summit

 In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful Mr. Secretary General, Your Excellencies, Heads of State and Government, Ladies and Gentlemen! Thank you for the opportunity ... Full story

NATO commits to fund ANSF till 2020

 The Nato conference in Warsaw decided to stay with Afghanistan and offer military, economic and political assistance as Resolute Support Mission will continue beyond 2016. The ... Full story

Pakistan’s sincere cooperation to help increase trust-building

 The US senators who visited last week Pakistan and Afghanistan said that Pakistan military, political leaders have sensed change of the world public opinion and ... Full story

President Ghani meets Polish, Azerbaijani counterparts in Poland

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani arrived in Warsaw to attend the Warsaw Summit, before which, he met with the ... Full story

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated before President Ghani’s departure to Poland

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has attended the Eid-ul-Fitr prayer ceremony in which high number of high ranking government senior officials also ... Full story

President Ghani congratulates Eid to Prof. Sayyaf, Pir Gilani

 KABUL: President of the Islamic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in his separate meetings with Prof. Abdul Rab Rassoul Sayyaf, High Peace Council Chairman, Pir ... Full story

Afghan, Iran border problems should be removed, President Ghani

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani spoke via telephone with Iranian President, Dr. Hassan Ruhani and after congratulating Eid to ... Full story

Afghan, Iran border problems should be removed, President Ghani

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani spoke via telephone with Iranian President, Dr. Hassan Ruhani and after congratulating Eid to ... Full story

Hundreds released from jails, for admiring Eid

 KABUL: Under a decree from the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, hundreds of prisoners have been released on the occasion ... Full story

Australia extends ANSF support to 2020

 KABUL: Australia has extended its security mission in Afghanistan by six more months and vowed further monetary support for the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) ... Full story

Afghanistan welcomes U.S. decision on troops’ extension

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani welcomes the decision by the President of the United States of America to extend ... Full story

CE Abdullah leaves for Poland to attend Warsaw Summit

 KABUL: Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah left for Poland to attend the Warsaw Summit, where the world countries are expected to pledge continuation of cooperation ... Full story

President Ghani saddened by Anwari’s demise

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, in a message expressed deep condolence to the death of a Jihadi leader and leader of Hezb-e-Harakat-e-Islami, ... Full story

President Ghani saddened by Saudi Arabia terrorist attacks

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a statement expressed his deep regret over the terrorist attacks in three cities ... Full story

Afghanistan security; can NATO be replaced with China?

 The first shipment of military cooperation of China has reached Kabul and President Ghani and national security advisor Hanif Atmar have said: this cooperation can ... Full story