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An Iranian medic attends to a patient infected with the COVID-19 virus at a hospital in Tehran on March 1, 2020. (Photo by AFP)
5 Apr 2020 14:33

'EU should oppose US sanctions amid virus pandemic'

Iran's Ambassador to Belgium Gholam Hossein Dehqani has warned of the adverse consequences of unilateral and illegal US sanctions on the Islamic Republic's fight against the deadly new coronavirus, urging the European Union to oppose Washington's restrictions.

Palestinian artists work on a sand sculpture depicting the earth with a message reading "Stay Home" along a beach in Gaza City during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, on March 31, 2020. (AFP photo)
5 Apr 2020 14:26

Israel prevents Palestinians from combating COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic death toll grows and the number of those infected creeps past one million confirmed cases, worldwide, the Palestinian health workers of Gaza and the West Bank try desperately to prevent the spread of the virus in the occupied territories. Unfortunately, however, this effort ...

Did Pakistan Win the Afghanistan War?
4 Apr 2020 17:30

Did Pakistan Win the Afghanistan War?

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo scrambled to Afghanistan last week in a bid to rescue the peace deal with the Afghan Taliban. A little over one month since the “historic deal” was signed in Doha, Washington is already feeling the need for a salvaging act.

Pakistan urged to allow cargo containers to cross into Afghanistan
4 Apr 2020 17:22

Pakistan urged to allow cargo containers to cross into Afghanistan

​The Afghan government has requested Pakistan to allow the Afghan transit cargo to cross into Afghanistan under standard fumigation procedure to maintain the supply chain of medicines, foods and other basic goods for the people of Afghanistan.

David Petraeus Fires Back at Report That U.S. Officials Misled About Afghanistan
4 Apr 2020 17:19

David Petraeus Fires Back at Report That U.S. Officials Misled About Afghanistan

ad in neighboring Pakistan. That said, there was undeniable progress on the security front, and I stand by what I told Congress and the national security team during that time.”

Ashraf Ghani
4 Apr 2020 17:12

Afghanistan Needs the World’s Help to Fight COVID-19

Having already lived through decades of war, Afghans are now bracing themselves for another battle against COVID-19. The world cannot stand idly by.

Afghanistan starts gas extraction after 4 decades
4 Apr 2020 17:09

Afghanistan starts gas extraction after 4 decades

Official says 150,000 cubic meters being extracted from new field discovered in northern province.

A health worker in a protective suit sterilizes a money exchange market in Herat province on March 8, 2020. Elaha Sahel— Xinhua/Getty Images
4 Apr 2020 17:00

As Coronavirus Spreads, Washington's $1 Billion Aid Cut Couldn't Have Come At a Worse Time for Afghanistan

In Afghanistan’s western Herat province, Governor Abdul Quayom Rahimi is bracing for the worst. Last week, Rahimi recorded 61 confirmed cases of coronavirus in his region, all in Afghans who had crossed the border from Iran. This week, that number doubled, and a now third of the cases are patients who ...

Afghanistan: prospects of a political settlement with the Taliban
18 Mar 2019 10:01

Afghanistan: prospects of a political settlement with the Taliban

The status of international troops should act as a guarantor for a full implementation of an agreed political settlement. The fall of the South Vietnamese government in 1975 and Afghanistan’s descent into the chaos were largely a result of a lack of guaranteed political settlement. Provisions of inclusive ...

President Ghani Meets Abu Dhabi Crown Prince
18 Mar 2019 09:55

President Ghani Meets Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

President Mohammad Ashraf leading a high-level delegation left Kabul for Abu Dhabi here yesterday.

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18 Mar 2019 09:51

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​At least 22 Afghan force personnel were killed and another 20 wounded after Taliban attacked the checkpoint in the country's northern province of Faryab late Saturday.

Ghani: All violations in elections will be prosecuted in accordance with the law
4 Mar 2019 11:17

Ghani: All violations in elections will be prosecuted in accordance with the law

The new commissioners for the Independent Election Commission and the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission took the oath of office at a ceremony in the Presidential Palace on Monday, a day after they were appointed to the posts by President Ashraf Ghani.

“National Union” issue will be Raised during Loya Jirga
23 Feb 2019 13:25

“National Union” issue will be Raised during Loya Jirga

The issue of “national union” will be raised during consultative Loya Jirga (national assembly) on peace, an unanimous source said.

Kabulov asks Turkey to join Moscow format
23 Feb 2019 11:33

Kabulov asks Turkey to join Moscow format

Being a key player in Afghanistan, Turkey may be included in the Moscow format, says Russian President Vladimir Putin’s special presidential envoy for Afghanistan.

Afghanistan, Turkmenistan signed strategic cooperation agreement
21 Feb 2019 14:40

Afghanistan, Turkmenistan signed strategic cooperation agreement

Presidents of Afghanistan and Turkmenistan Ashraf Ghani, and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov have signed an agreement on strategic cooperation between the two countries in Ashgabat on Thursday.

17 Insurgents killed in Afghan air force air strike in Urozgan
21 Feb 2019 14:36

17 Insurgents killed in Afghan air force air strike in Urozgan

Over 17 terrorists were killed following air attacks carried out by Afghan air forces in southern Urozgan province within the last 24 hours.

Hekmatyar: NUG and foreign forcesm causes of continued war in Afghanistan
21 Feb 2019 14:32

Hekmatyar: NUG and foreign forcesm causes of continued war in Afghanistan

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, who is a possible candidate for the upcoming presidential elections, said on Thursday during a ceremony in capital Kabul that both the Soviets and NATO imposed their puppet governments on the people of Afghanistan.

From Afghanistan to Iran, terror-sponsor Pakistan makes its presence felt
18 Feb 2019 09:39

From Afghanistan to Iran, terror-sponsor Pakistan makes its presence felt

Iran, irate over a terror strike by a Pakistan-based Sunni group against 27 soldiers of its IRGC has vowed vengeance on Pakistan. Sources has said the Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman's decision to shorten his visit to Pakistan was a signal of displeasure.

Time for Peace in Afghanistan and an end to the Lies
18 Feb 2019 08:57

Time for Peace in Afghanistan and an end to the Lies

It has been more than nine years since I resigned in protest over the escalation of the Afghan War from my position as a Political Officer with the US State Department in Afghanistan. It had been my third time to war, along with several years of working in positions effecting war policy in Washington,...

Khalilzad says focus on peace accord, not withdrawal agreement
12 Feb 2019 11:39

Khalilzad says focus on peace accord, not withdrawal agreement

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, who is on a six-nation trip to discuss the Afghan peace process said Tuesday while meeting with EU and NATO partners in Brussels that their shared purpose is to reach a peace agreement and not a withdrawal agreement.

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