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‘Eid al-Fitr; an opportunity to foster unity, tolerance

 The holy month of Ramadan ended and all Muslims around the world celebrated three days of Eid, with happy events and celebrations.  The Eid al-Fitr is ... Full story

US State Department’s Afghanistan-Pakistan envoy leaves

 The United States’ State Department unit that deals with Afghanistan and Pakistan has lost its top official and its fate is uncertain, even as President ... Full story

China’s peace-making role in Afghanistan

 At the invitation of Afghanistan and Pakistan, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Afghanistan and Pakistan on June 24-25. During this visit, the three parties ... Full story

Trump-Modi: Steak meets dahl for US-India first date

 New York - One is a vegetarian, yoga fan. The other eats steaks like they're going out of fashion. This does not mean that Monday's first ... Full story

President Ghani asks armed opposition to join peace talk or face elimination

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, after performing Eid-ul-Fitr prayer at the presidential palace congregational mosque, appeared in a media ... Full story

President Ghani lauds ANDSF heroism

 KABUL: Praising the performance of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF), President Ghani said water, resources, environment, geographical location and the people were ... Full story

President Ghani congratulates Eid-ul-Fitr to injured, sikh people

 KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani visited Sardar Mohammad Dawoud Khan and Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan Hospitals, during which he congratulated Eid-ul-Fitr to all those hospitalized {injured ... Full story

Dr. Abdullah pledges reforms in security, defense organs

 KABUL: Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has congratulated Eid-ul-Fitr to the entire Afghan people, particularly to the martyrs and injured families of the recent several ... Full story

Afghanistan removed from international banking gray list

 The Central Bank of Afghanistan said Saturday that after five years Afghanistan has finally been removed from the gray list, of countries with questionable banking ... Full story

UNAMA congratulates Afghans on Eid-al-Fitr

 KABUL: The UN secretary-general ‘s special representative for Afghanistan has congratulated the people of Afghanistan on the occasion of Eid-al-Fitr, a statement from the UN ... Full story

Kabul’s rainbow village to cheer up war weary residents

 The Kabul authorities are painting houses bright colours in order to give a new lease of life to the area – and improve residents’ mental ... Full story

Afghanistan cricket celebrates ‘big dream’ coming true

 Afghanistan celebrated its entry into Test cricket on Thursday, saying it was a dream came true for the country which has suffered from years of ... Full story

Dykondi historical monuments require rehabilitation

 As one of the mountainous and green provinces, Dykondi is a suitable touristic place as it has over 57 historical monuments which are the manifestation ... Full story

People welcome IEC’s election date announcement

 The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has announced the date for parliamentary and districts councils elections and said the process would be held on July 7 ... Full story

Turkey, Iran boost Qatar support amid Saudi blockade

 Iran and Turkey have reportedly increased their support for Qatar by shipping thousands of tons of foodstuffs to the Persian Gulf state, which has been ... Full story

Discussion to describe civilization, governance and statehood, President Ghani

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani attended an open discussion (Citizen and Arg) held in the historical Kota-e-Baghcha Palace, the ... Full story

Never want interfere in judicial affairs, President Ghani

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in a meeting of the high council of law governance, after hearing the related organs’ officials reports ... Full story

CE supports investors, businessmen despites challenges

  KABUL: Office of the Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in a statement, the other day, announced comprehensive support to the country’s investors and businessmen. In ... Full story

Ezhar Khan’s death a loss, MoIC

 KABUL: The Ministry of Information and Culture (MIC) in a statement expressed deep sadness over the death of Ezhar Khan, photographer of a private TV ... Full story

Taliban loses their senior leaders in Takhar

 TALOQAN: The Taliban militants group has lost one of its most senior leaders during a military operation in Takhar province, the 209th Shaheen Corps of ... Full story

IEC announces Parliamentary Elections date, CE welcomes

 The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has announced 7 July next year the election date for parliamentary and district council elections, the office said in a ... Full story

Barriers’ removal starts in Kabul: officials

  KABUL: The Afghan government officials said that the removal of barricades from across the Kabul roads has been started based on a decree by President ... Full story

A session on urgent development, economic plan for Kabul city held

 KABUL: Presided over by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, a meeting to discuss the plan for Kabul city development was held the other day, the President ... Full story

Those producing, funding & equipping terrorists are trying to destabilize Afghanistan

 In point of fact the main goal of producing terrorist groups and sending them to Afghanistan is to destabilize the country and deteriorate security in ... Full story

IS terrorist group fails to reach goals in Tora Bora

 IS terrorist group that was seeking its dominance over strategic areas of eastern Nangarhar and making effort to expand terrorist activities, but they have faced ... Full story

Eid preparations & customs of Afghanistan people

 We are on the threshold of celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr. Kabul markets are full of the people buying dried fruits, clothes and other necessary things for Eid. ... Full story

Development budget expenditure in first six months inadequate: Finance Ministry

 The ministry of finance has said that estimates indicated that development budget had been spent far less than expected. Mustafa Shareq, in charge of Budget Security ... Full story

Peace from any loophole optimistic

 Indeed, terrorism has turned into a real enemy of the systems in the world–even of the innocent people, not only in a specific country, but ... Full story

White House says it retains right to self-defense in Syria

 The White House said on Monday that coalition forces fighting ISIS militants in Syria retained the right to self-defense as Russia warned it viewed any ... Full story

Afghanistan-India air cargo corridor inaugurated

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani officially  inaugurated Kabul-New Delhi aerial trade corridor, his office said in a statement on Monday. According to the statement, the first ... Full story

“I lead no political party,” President Ghani

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with a number of political parties’ leaders at the presidential palace, ... Full story

CE hails Iran for hosting Afghan immigrants

Dr. Abdullah also urged foreign countries to observe security status before deciding to repatriate Afghan refugees, according to the statement. ... Full story

Afghan forces kill over 3,000 militants in last three months: MoD

 KABUL: As many as 3,000 insurgents have been killed and more than 3,000 more injured since the beginning of fighting season in the ongoing solar ... Full story

Afghanistan pride as Test status beckons

 Afghanistan's fairytale rise in world cricket could this week see them acquire coveted Test status, a massive boost for a nation long divided by war ... Full story

Nirvana and Purgatory

By: Najibullah Azad ... Full story

Happy auspicious Eid-ul-Fitr

 The auspicious Eidul Fitr has extraordinary position and respect among Muslims. Whenever the Great Prophet (PBUH) migrated from Mecca to Medina the people of that ... Full story

Immigration wave unprecedented in recent years

 June 20th considers with Refugees World Day. On this day the UNHCR tries to remind the world people that millions people who have to leave ... Full story

6.5m miserable children under risk in Afghanistan, officials

 Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled says currently nearly 6.5 million children are under risk in Afghanistan.  Head of social safety for the respective ... Full story

Government & Management of Afghanistan’s Water Resources

 According to the latest data published by the World Bank, 44% of country’s work force is engaged in the agricultural sector, and as result, the ... Full story

ANSF capable enough to fight Daesh, acting minister

 Officials of the ministry for defense said Daesh activity in the country was not concerning and the Afghan security forces were capable enough to fight ... Full story

Afghan security forces’ heroism commendable

 The heroic counter terrorism struggles of security and defense forces and cracking down the insurgents leave no place for any concern. In spite of complications ... Full story

Saudi-Turkish relations deteriorate over Qatar

 Relations between Saudi Arabia and Turkey have begun to deteriorate over the Qatar rift, with Riyadh leading a blockade on the Persian Gulf emirate and ... Full story

NPC approves 10 contracts worth 1.4 billion Afghanis

 KABUL: The National Procurement Commission (NPC) with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on the chair approved 10 contracts, including four road asphalting projects worth 1.4 billion ... Full story

“Our political culture should be changed to a culture of patriotism and services,” President Ghani

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with members of the civil society associations here the other day and listened to their problems and demands in ... Full story

Construction companies’ problems to be addressed, CE

 KABUL: Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met yesterday with officials of a number of construction companies at Sapidar Palace in Kabul. In the meeting, officials and ... Full story

FM Rabbani, Ambassador Yao Jing discuss Chinese assistance

 KABUL: Minister of Foreign Affairs Salahuddin Rabbani met Chinese Ambassador to Kabul, Yao Jing here in his office yesterday, the ministry said in a statement. Both ... Full story

Volunteer Youth Federation opened in Parwan

 CHARIKAR: Volunteer Youth Federation (VYF) was opened Sunday by deputy ministry of youth affairs for information and culture in Parwan. Dr. Kamal Sadat, Deputy Minister of ... Full story

NSA, Russian Ambassador discuss regional cooperation, war on terror

 KABUL: National Security Advisor (NSA) Mohammad Hanif Atmar met Russian ambassador to Kabul here yesterday and both sides discussed regional cooperation and fight against terrorism, ... Full story

First metro bus project launched in Kabul

 The Kabul Municipality has recently announced starting work on the first metro bus project in Kabul, the capital, a scheme that would take one year ... Full story

Growing insecurities in Kunduz force female journalist quit job

 “Media receive the least funds through third or fourth hand contracts from the institutions or companies announcing bids,” she said adding while the funds’ installments ... Full story

US to likely send thousands of more troops to Afghanistan

  The Pentagon is making plans to send additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan. While the number is currently expected to be between 3,000 and 5,000 ... Full story

Ramadan & hike of foodstuffs price

 Every year, the prices of foodstuffs and fuels are increasing during the holy month of Ramadan. Most of the people are complaining on increasing the ... Full story

NUG should further strengthen & equip Afghanistan intelligence forces

 Security, political and social circumstances in Afghanistan are rapidly changing and by passing nearly 16 years from so-called security-building process by foreign forces Afghanistan is ... Full story

Sadaqa-e- Fitr incumbent to Muslims

 Talking on the advantages of holy month of Ramadan the Great Prophet (PBUH) has said Ramadan is holy month which its first decade is the ... Full story

Air corridor to boost Afghanistan-India trade ties

 Facing constant roadblocks from Pakistan to carry out their bilateral trade through land route, Afghanistan and India are all set to trade through air. They ... Full story

Trump’s policies hurting the middle-class Americans: Warren

 US Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren has blasted President Donald Trump’s economic policies, saying they are hurting the middle-class Americans who voted for him. The Massachusetts senator ... Full story

Holy Quran recitation completed in Arg Mosque, peace restoration prayed

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani attended the holy Quran recitation ceremony in which peace and stability of the country ... Full story

Sit-in tents to be removed, President Ghani

 KABUL: Calling peaceful demonstration the right of any Afghans, the country’s President, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with the house of people executive committee ... Full story

People’s protest legitimate, representatives’ measure great, CE

 KABUL:  In a luncheon arranged for the house of people speaker and members, by the CE office on Sunday, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah hailed the people ... Full story

Hajj process in-charges responsible to render best services to Afghan Hajjis, VP Danesh

 KABUL: National Committee of Hajj with Second Vice President Sarwar Danesh held meeting on Sunday, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported. According to the agency, the meeting ... Full story

Daesh to be vanquished in Nangarhar: MP

 JALALABAD: Measures on central and regional levels would be taken to purge eastern Nangarhar province of Islamic State militant group, a parliamentary delegation said on ... Full story

10 insurgents killed in Faryab

 MAIMANA:  A total of 10 militants have been killed and 15 others injured as clash erupted in Qaisar district of Afghanistan’s northern Faryab province the ... Full story

Tragedy

                        The weapons Wrapped in the clad Sealed up with the Stamp of religion How imperiously and peremptorily They set fire to the cities, And, in the guise of peace; they ... Full story

Security forces on alert to eliminate militants

 With high professional training, the country’s security and defense forces are fully ready to overcome terrorism and government armed oppositions, an official from the country’s ... Full story

Afghanistan, India to operate dedicated air cargo today

 India and Afghanistan will operationalize today, a dedicated air cargo link that will help increase bilateral trade hampered by their troubled ties with Pakistan that ... Full story

Afghanistan receives $189 million from WB in reform incentive fund

 World Bank has provided $189 million as part of incentive program for Afghanistan. Based on officials of Afghanistan ministry of finance, increasing of incomes, structural reforms, ... Full story

UN General Secretary calls for peace, compassion in Kabul

 UN General Secretary’s visit to Afghanistan had a clear message for the people of Afghanistan and world during the current challenging circumstances in the country. ... Full story

Unity among Afghans sole response to enemies

 There is nothing the enemies fear more than Unity in Afghanistan; their number one tactic is to keep the fire of discord burning in the ... Full story

Saudi FM softens tone on Qatar amid Persian Gulf tensions

 The Riyadh regime seems to have softened its stance towards Doha amid severe diplomatic tensions between the two sides, with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir ... Full story

Kabul security plan prepared to address current challenges, President Ghani

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met Friday evening with personnel of the country’s defense and security forces at presidential palace. In the meeting attended also by ... Full story

Contract to design, plan Darul Aman administrative complex signed

 KABUL: In presence of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, designing and planning contract for construction of administrative complex in Darul Aman area was signed yesterday between ... Full story

Government, media joint committee’s session held

 KABUL: Afghanistan government and media joint committee’s session was held under the chairmanship of Vice President and head of the committee Sarwar Danesh in Kabul. In ... Full story

Afghan security forces recaptured ‘Tora Bora’: MoD

 KABUL: Gen. Tariq Shah Bahrami, acting defense minister, said Saturday that Afghan security forces recaptured Tora Bora in eastern Nangarhar province. He said at least ... Full story

Daesh media leader killed in Nangarhar air strike

 U.S Forces-Afghanistan on Friday night confirmed the death of the senior leader of media production for Daesh in Afghanistan, Jawad Khan. According to a statement issued ... Full story

China seeks to mediate between Afghanistan, Pakistan

 China has expressed a desire to take on a role as mediator between Afghanistan and Pakistan, where Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is expected to ... Full story

Hypocrisy In The Guise Of Patriotism

Kabul bleeds again, such a horrific day, full of sorrow and fear. Summer breeze converted into misty smoky fierce storm, everyone’s eyes were full of ... Full story

Preparations for Eid-ul-Fitr & traditions of Afghanistan people

 Muslims have two religious celebration days and that are Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha. From all over the world Muslims celebrate both days with their family members, ... Full story

Blood donation saves millions of lives

On the occasion of World Blood Donation Day: ... Full story

US still promising about Afghanistan war rather than practicing

 US President, Donald Trump has reportedly allowed Pentagon to decide on the troop level in Afghanistan, where more than 8,000 American troops and NATO forces ... Full story

Trump to soon declare Afghan policy, US official

 US military officials have recently said that President Trump would soon declare his new strategy on Afghanistan.  This is while that some US military officials accept ... Full story

Maduro rebukes Pence for meddling in Venezuela's internal affairs

 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has blasted US Vice President Mike Pence for questioning democracy in the South American state, calling his comments nauseating. “I tell the ... Full story

NUG leaders meet UN Secretary General, discuss terrorism, peace process

KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and thanked his visit to show solidarity with the people of Afghanistan in the ... Full story

‘Kabul security plan’ to be unveiled after Eid: President Ghani

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met a number of craftsmen from Kabul at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday evening, a presidential statement said. During the meeting, ... Full story

President Ghani offers condolence to Mrs. Shaima, Razia

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani telephoned Mrs. Shaima, who lost three of her sons and Mrs. Razia, who lost one of her brothers in Wednesday ... Full story

Dr. Abdullah stresses neutrality, balance in delivering info to public

 KABUL: Chief Executive of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met media representatives in Sapidar Palace on Wednesday evening a statement said, quoting Dr. ... Full story

First-ever metro bus project inaugurated in Kabul

 KABUL: The Kabul Municipality on Thursday announced launching work on the first-ever metro bus project in the capital, Kabul, a scheme that would take one ... Full story

Chicago University to ease archaeology cooperation with MoIC

 KABUL: Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari, Acting Minister of Information and Culture in a meeting with head of orientalism section of Chicago University discussed in connection ... Full story

Atmar, Kubiš discuss Afghan peace process

 KABUL: The UN Under-Secretary-General Ján Kubiš has hailed the Afghan government for the successful conduct of Kabul Process Conference and admired the Afghan government efforts ... Full story

FM Rabbani praises S. Arabia assistance to Afghanistan

 KABUL: Saudi Arabia Charge d’ Affaires to Kabul Mashari al-Arabi called on Minister of Foreign Affairs, Salahuddin Rabbani in Kabul. In the meeting, minister of foreign ... Full story

President Ghani saddened by terrorist attack in al-Zahra mosque

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani was saddened over terrorist incident in al-Zahra mosque where a number of our countrymen were martyred and injured. The country’s President ... Full story

Pollution a silent tsunami

 Environmental pollution in Kabul city has been recently threatening the life of nearly six million population of the city. Environmental experts and citizens are seriously ... Full story

Terrorism knows no boundaries, needed to be fought jointly

 A joint global counterterrorism effort is needed to defeat the vicious phenomenon, as it knows no boundaries, religions or tribes. The recent unforgettable brutal attacks by ... Full story

Kabul Process Conference to help ensure peace in Afghanistan, region & the world

 Kabul has hosted Kabul Process Conference for the first time, an initiative which was attended by over 24 regional and transnational countries. The one-day conference aimed ... Full story

Regional approach key to peace in Afghanistan

 Amid hectic efforts at home and abroad to ensure viable stability in Afghanistan, the ‘Kabul Process’ Conference was held on June 6th to seek ways ... Full story

US arrests, charges naturalized Hezbollah ‘operatives’

 Two naturalized Americans from New York and Michigan have been charged with terrorism, accused of operating on behalf of Hezbollah in the United States, Panama ... Full story

Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Iran vow to enhance economic cooperation with Afghanistan

 ASTANA: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with the leaders of Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Iran on the sidelines of the Shanghai Summit which was held in ... Full story

Afghanistan, China sign MoUs for railway network, electricity projects

 ASTANA: Afghanistan and China have signed Memorandum of Understandings for reconstruction of railway network from Sherkhan Port to Herat and implementation of the electricity project ... Full story

Afghanistan, Iran call for uprooting terrorism, extremism

 KABUL: Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani met Iranian Ambassador to Kabul Mohammad Reza Bahrami on Thursday during which both sides discussed eradication of extremism and violence-seeking ... Full story

CE Abdullah Meets UN Official

 KABUL: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) met the other day with the Director of Electoral Assistance Division for the UN, discussing issues related to the ongoing ... Full story

Property loss due to May 31 VBIED attack insupportable

 Beside humanitarian casualties, the Wednesday VBIED attack caused heavy damages to people. According to assessments made by the Kabul municipality in the crime scene, as ... Full story

Afghan children the future builders, but long way to be

 Indeed, Afghan children are subjected to extreme poverty and violence on a daily basis. Their situation is in fact critical: child mortality, malnutrition, forced marriages, ... Full story

Foil enemy’s plots, support NUG

 The people of Afghanistan need unity further than ever to foil the enemy’s conspiracies and support their legal system of national unity government. There is a ... Full story

Kabul suicide attack provokes world’s reactions

 The suicide bomb blast which killed more than 100 and wounded nearly 500 civilians in Kabul on Wednesday provoked reactions across the world.  World leaders have ... Full story

Govt. should protest on ISI to UNSC, House

 The plenary session chaired by the house chairman, Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, on May 3 at the realm of the National Assembly. The session’s agenda was ... Full story

Kabul Process Conference; durable peace, stability in Afghanistan

 The government of Afghanistan has been fully determined to take the initiative for the peace process, aiming to engage the region in order to address ... Full story

Saudi cabinet says Qatar ‘violated charters and neighborly ties’

 The Saudi Council of Ministers stressed on Monday that the decision to cut diplomatic and consular ties with Qatar, came from the practice of Saudi ... Full story

President Ghani asks Int’l Community to support Afghan-led peace process

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, during The Kabul Process Conference (KPC) on Tuesday asked the International Community to support ... Full story

US to continue cooperation with Afghanistan, official

 KABUL: Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with Lisa Curtis, the US National Security Council (NSC) director for South and Central Asia affairs here in ... Full story

President Ghani meets AUC members

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a consultative meeting with chairman and members of Afghanistan’s Ulama Council (AUC) asked them to arrange and present their ... Full story

UNAMA supports the Afghan-led ‘Kabul Process’ vision for regional cooperation on peace and security

 KABUL, 6 June 2017 - The Kabul Process organised at the initiative of Afghanistan signals strong ownership of the peace efforts that have implications for ... Full story

Air pollution, unsolved challenge in Kabul

 Kabul is one of the crowded provinces of Afghanistan with 939 villages and 14 districts.  The population in the capital is increasingly growing by each ... Full story

Protesters’ demands for reforms to be addressed

 Huge number of people, mostly civilians were killed or wounded, when a Vehicle-Born Improvised Explosive Devices (VBIED) was blown up in the hearth of the ... Full story

Terrorist attacks strengthen Afghans’ resolve to remain united

 Wednesday’s deadly attack took life of more than a hundred people, injured over 4 hundred others and most regretfully, critically sparked anger of the people ... Full story

Ashgabat ‘Energy Charter Forum’ discusses reliable, stable transit of energy

 ASHGABAT: The Energy Charter Forum was held in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan on May 30 and 31, 2017, the country which is known for ... Full story

London terror attack: Seven victims killed, three suspects shot dead by police

 Seven victims were killed  and three attackers were shot dead by armed British police after a van ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge and reports ... Full story

President Ghani chairs NSC meeting

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan chaired a meeting of the National Security Council (NSC), discussing terrorist incidents took place during yesterday’s funeral ... Full story

Enemy wants to create division among Afghans, President Ghani

 KABUL: A message, lamenting the families of those fallen and those sustained injuries in the recent terrorist attack, quoted President of the Islamic Republic of ... Full story

Prof. Bawari meets Uruzgan elder assuring to help protect ancient sites

 KABUL: Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Prof. Mohammad Rasoul Bawari in a meeting with an Urzgani elder, discussed some issues including cultural situation, the ... Full story

Afghans will never bow to terrorism: Envoy

 TEHRAN: People of Afghanistan will never succumb to terror and dogmatism, Afghan Ambassador to Iran Nasir Ahmad Noor said on Sunday. He made the remarks while ... Full story

Research Seminar on ‘Paktika-Recognition’ to be held soon

 KABUL: Research Seminar on ‘Paktika-recognition’ to be held soon, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported.  According to the agency, Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Prof. Mohammad ... Full story

Pakistan condemns terrorist attack at funeral in Kabul

 KABUL: Pakistan strongly condemns the terrorists attack at the funeral of Salem Izedyar, son of the Deputy Chairman Mashrano Jirga, Saturday afternoon in Kabul, resulting ... Full story

President Ghani orders serious investigation over shooting of protestors

 KABUL: Presided over by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, exclusive security session was held with participation of high-ranking security officials to review Friday’s incident. In the session ... Full story

President Ghani chairs high economic council session

 KABUL: Presided over by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the  high economic council’s session was held the other day at presidential palace. In the session, aims of ... Full story

President Ghani extends condolence to Ezedyar

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a telephone contact extended deep sympathy and condolence to Senate’s first deputy over death of his elder son. The ... Full story

Dr. Abdullah condoles death of Ezedyar’s son

 KABUL: Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, accompanied by a number of government officials went to residential house of Senate’s first deputy Mohammad Alam Ezedyar and ... Full story

Deadly blasts hit Kabul protest victim’s funeral

 KABUL: Three explosions have ripped through a funeral in the capital, Kabul, killing at least 20 people and wounding 87 others, according to the health ... Full story

UN urges restraint after violent protests in capital

 KABUL: The United Nations’ top envoy for Afghanistan has asked protesters in Kabul to exercise restraint and avoid violence, while expressing his understanding of their ... Full story

Afghanistan needs to have supportive & legal programs for children

 June 1is marked as International Children Day, which was declared as ICD in International Women Democratic Union Summit in Paris in 1949. In fact, the ... Full story

Women able to work shoulder to shoulder with men on streets

 A number of women wearing yellow uniforms are busy in cleaning and sweeping roads in Kabul, the capital city. They seem happy of the given ... Full story

Ariana a national company, deputy

 Ariana Afghan Airlines Co. with long background has provided eye-catching facilities to passengers so far and its officials assure to provide safest flights to Afghans.  In ... Full story

Tobacco kills 5m people annually

 Researches have shown that individuals who start smoking in their early years, have short age and die 25 years earlier than those who don’t smoke. Use ... Full story

MoE new strategy to help fighting corruption

The ministry of economy said it has prepared new strategy for better ensuring accountability, review and transparency, a move which would be effective in fighting ... Full story

Anti-terrorism rally should be held with national spirit

 Last week’s vehicle-borne bomb attack has reportedly left behind at least 100 people, mostly civilians dead and over 350 other including women and children wounded, ... Full story

President Ghani orders rebuilding of blast-damaged areas

 KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday ordered the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) and the Kabul Municipality to reconstruct the areas damaged in Wednesday’s deadly ... Full story

Dozens killed, hundreds injured in Kabul sewage tanker bomb attack

“Enemies of the Afghan people committed an inhumane and callous crime by targeting a heavily crowded and busy location, martyring and wounding our fasting compatriots,” President Ghani “Those who kill us in the holy month of Ramadan don’t worth a call for peace,” CE Abdullah ... Full story

Afghanistan seeks commercial relations with Azerbaijan

 KABUL: Azerbaijan’s deputy minister of foreign affairs, Araz Azimov, called on President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday at the Presidential Palace, a statement from the ... Full story

President Ghani praises people’s response to Kabul terror attack

 KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has expressed his heartfelt gratitude for all the people who responded after Wednesday’s terrorist ... Full story

World stands united with Afghanistan after Kabul deadly attack

 KABUL: The international community has expressed its solidarity with Afghanistan following the bomb blasts in Kabul that left more than 90 people dead.  A number of ... Full story

NUG leaders meet Iranian Ambassador to Kabul

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive (CE) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday met the Iranian Ambassador to Afghanistan, the presidential press office said. The ... Full story

‘Kabul Process’ conference to be held despite bombing, President Ghani

 KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting Thursday with foreign ambassadors and representatives of various international organizations to Kabul said that Kabul Process conference ... Full story

People’s need to overseas treatment should be reduced: President Ghani

 KABUL: In a meeting chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the Minister of Public Health Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz presented the ministry’s 2017-2022 plans, a presidential ... Full story

Peaceful demonstration people’s civil rights, press release

 The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) believes the pain of our people is the common pain of all of us and the ... Full story