Russia, U.S. may discuss reconciliation in Afghanistan

Russia, U.S. may discuss reconciliation in Afghanistan

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad could visit Moscow in early December to discuss bringing a durable peace to Afghanistan, a Russian government official said Monday.

Pakistan releases two more Afghan Taliban leaders to facilitate peace

Pakistan releases two more Afghan Taliban leaders to facilitate peace

Pakistan on Monday released two more senior Afghan Taliban leaders apparently in the wake of meetings between political representatives of the Taliban and the US officials in Qatar.

US May Ask Afghanistan to suspend 2019 presidential election

US May Ask Afghanistan to suspend 2019 presidential election

The Trump administration is considering pushing the Afghan government to postpone an April 2019 presidential election while it tries to reach a peace deal with the Taliban to end a 17-year war.

China-Afghanistan-Pakistan dialogue stresses connectivity for regional development

China-Afghanistan-Pakistan dialogue stresses connectivity for regional development

The participants of the 4th China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Dialogue have vowed to enhance connectivity among the three neighbors for peace, stability and economic development in the region.

​Why victory isn

​Why victory isn't the goal in Afghanistan!

“I think it is very important to keep in mind why we went to Afghanistan and the reason why we have stayed,” says Petraeus.

Iran blames foreign military deployment for prolonged war in Afghanistan

Iran blames foreign military deployment for prolonged war in Afghanistan

Director General of the Iranian Foreign Ministry for West Asian Affairs Rasoul Eslami took the foreign forces responsible for the long war in Afghanistan.

 
Russia, U.S. may discuss reconciliation in Afghanistan

Russia, U.S. may discuss reconciliation in Afghanistan

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad could visit Moscow in early December to discuss bringing a durable peace to Afghanistan, a Russian government official said ...

 
Pakistan releases two more Afghan Taliban leaders to facilitate peace

Pakistan releases two more Afghan Taliban leaders to facilitate peace

Pakistan on Monday released two more senior Afghan Taliban leaders apparently in the wake of meetings between political representatives of the Taliban and the US officials in Qatar.

 
US May Ask Afghanistan to suspend 2019 presidential election

US May Ask Afghanistan to suspend 2019 presidential election

The Trump administration is considering pushing the Afghan government to postpone an April 2019 presidential election while it tries to reach a peace deal with the Taliban to end a 17-year war.

 
China-Afghanistan-Pakistan dialogue stresses connectivity for regional development

China-Afghanistan-Pakistan dialogue stresses connectivity for regional development

The participants of the 4th China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Dialogue have vowed to enhance connectivity among the three neighbors for peace, stability and economic development in the region.

 
​Why victory isn

​Why victory isn't the goal in Afghanistan!

“I think it is very important to keep in mind why we went to Afghanistan and the reason why we have stayed,” says Petraeus.

 
Iran blames foreign military deployment for prolonged war in Afghanistan

Iran blames foreign military deployment for prolonged war in Afghanistan

Director General of the Iranian Foreign Ministry for West Asian Affairs Rasoul Eslami took the foreign forces responsible for the long war in Afghanistan.

 
Ghani says Danish will be his running mate in 2019 election

Ghani says Danish will be his running mate in 2019 election

President Ashraf Ghani has said that Second Vice President Sarwar Danish would be his running mate again in the 2019 presidential election.

 
Khalilzad meets with Ghani on first leg of regional visit

Khalilzad meets with Ghani on first leg of regional visit

President Ashraf Ghani met with US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad on Saturday night, the presidential palace said in a statement on Sunday.

 
Taliban, India and the key regional powers attending the Moscow peace summit bring hopes about ending war in Afghanistan

Taliban, India and the key regional powers attending the Moscow peace summit bring hopes about ending war in Afghanistan

A landmark peace conference could mark a turning point in the long-running intractable Afghan war. The attendance of a number of key parties at the summit in Moscow marks a major realignment of past positions....

 
Germany hands over 1000 body armor vests to Kabul police

Germany hands over 1000 body armor vests to Kabul police

The government of Germany handed over one thousand body armor vests to the Afghan National Police (ANP) forces in Kabul.

 
Khalilzad on four-nation visit in peace push

Khalilzad on four-nation visit in peace push

U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan peace process, Zalmay Khalilzad, is visiting Afghanistan, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Pakistan as part of Washington’s efforts to jump start peace talks with ...

 
Moscow hosts Afghanistan-Taliban peace talks

Moscow hosts Afghanistan-Taliban peace talks

Russia on Friday kicked off a meeting for talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban movement with Moscow promising to work for a united and peaceful Afghanistan.

 
Ghani intends to remain in power

Ghani intends to remain in power

One may can differ but before going to fresh presidential polls, majority of Afghans are uncertain about future of their motherland in the wake of fencing of controversial Durand Line, increasing influence ...

 
​Afghanistan and China open air corridor

​Afghanistan and China open air corridor

Afghanistan opened air corridor with its neighbor China with first cargo flight carrying tonnes of pine nuts from Kabul on Tuesday.

 
​NATO Secretary General arrives in Afghanistan in an unannounced visit

​NATO Secretary General arrives in Afghanistan in an unannounced visit

The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Afghanistan on Tuesday to meet with the Afghan leaders, Afghan and coalition officials, and coalition forces.

 
Iran: National dialogue is way to peace, stability in Afghanistan

Iran: National dialogue is way to peace, stability in Afghanistan

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council (HPC) Mohammad Karim Khalili held talks in Tehran on Monday over the ongoing peace process in Afghanistan.

 
Afghan delegation to attend peace talks in Russia

Afghan delegation to attend peace talks in Russia

An Afghan delegation will attend international talks on the war-torn country in Russia this month, officials said Monday, as the Taliban consider whether to participate.

 
President Ghani confers High State Medals on Security officials and personnel

President Ghani confers High State Medals on Security officials and personnel

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday conferred High State Medal on security officials and security personnel and awarded High Governmental Signs, Promotions, and Cash Rewards to security forces for ...

 
Alice Wells and Afghan National Security Advisor discussed peace and security

Alice Wells and Afghan National Security Advisor discussed peace and security

​The United States principal deputy assistant secretary for South and Central Asian affairs Alice Wells and National Security Advisor (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib have discussed peace and security in a meeting....

 
How a Taliban assassin got close enough to kill a general

How a Taliban assassin got close enough to kill a general

The ambush last month also took the life of one of the nation’s most important bulwarks against the Taliban: Gen. Abdul Raziq, the police chief of Kandahar Province.