Militant violence has transformed Dasht-e Barchi, a thriving urban enclave, into a war zone.
These are the bare facts. Following the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, it did not take long to establish that responsibility for the onslaught lay with the al-Qaeda movement. The US was convinced that its master-mind, Osama bin Laden, was being ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.”
Having already lived through decades of war, Afghans are now bracing themselves for another battle against COVID-19. The world cannot stand idly by.
Official says 150,000 cubic meters being extracted from new field discovered in northern province.
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 ...
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 Mohammad Ashraf leading a high-level delegation left Kabul for Abu Dhabi here yesterday.
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.
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.
The issue of “national union” will be raised during consultative Loya Jirga (national assembly) on peace, an unanimous source said.
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.
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.
Over 17 terrorists were killed following air attacks carried out by Afghan air forces in southern Urozgan province within the last 24 hours.
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.
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.