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Afghan government introduces 12 cabinet nominees to parliament for approval
25 Nov 2017 12:00

Afghan government introduces 12 cabinet nominees to parliament for approval

Afghanistan's Second Vice President Sarwar Danish on Saturday introduced 12 nominee ministers to parliament for vote of confidence.

 
Afghanistan To Get $233m A Year Over 5 Years From ADB
25 Nov 2017 11:44

Afghanistan To Get $233m A Year Over 5 Years From ADB

The development bank has said the money will go towards improving a number of sectors including agriculture, energy and infrastructure.

 
Afghan government condemn Egypt mosque that left 235 dead
25 Nov 2017 11:27

Afghan government condemn Egypt mosque that left 235 dead

The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan condemns in strongest words the attack on a mosque in Sinai that left several people dead or wounded.

 
Afghan Intelligence Kills 21 Members of Haqqani Network in Maidan Wardak
23 Nov 2017 13:00

Afghan Intelligence Kills 21 Members of Haqqani Network in Maidan Wardak

Afghan intelligence operatives have killed 21 members of the Pakistan-linked Haqqani Network including five key commanders of the group, the agency claimed in a statement on Thursday.

 
Ministry To Boost Capacity Of Kandahar Power Dam
23 Nov 2017 10:33

Ministry To Boost Capacity Of Kandahar Power Dam

The Ministry of Energy and Water says at least $321 million USD will be invested in the project which will boost the irrigation and energy capacity of the dam.

 
Presidents of Iran, Russia, Turkey hold Syria talks in Sochi
23 Nov 2017 10:23

Presidents of Iran, Russia, Turkey hold Syria talks in Sochi

The Iranian, Russian and Turkish presidents hold a trilateral meeting on the Syria crisis in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.The Wednesday talks between Hassan Rouhani, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan come as Iran, Russia and Turkey are acting as the guarantors of a ceasefire that took effect ...

 
UN Warns 63 Percent of Afghan Women Lack Identity Papers
23 Nov 2017 09:35

UN Warns 63 Percent of Afghan Women Lack Identity Papers

The United Nations Women office warns that 63 percent of Afghan women lack the identity documents which will negatively impact and create barriers for their participation in elections.

 
ANSF Retaliates Against Pakistan’s Barrage Of Missiles On Kunar
23 Nov 2017 09:31

ANSF Retaliates Against Pakistan’s Barrage Of Missiles On Kunar

Pakistan has fired off over 1,000 missiles in the last week on Kunar, which residents say has resulted in dozens of families fleeing their homes.

 
MPs Criticize Govt’s Policy on National Issues
22 Nov 2017 20:05

MPs Criticize Govt’s Policy on National Issues

Some MPs claim efforts have been made to prevent First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, who is living in Turkey, from returning to the country.

 
MPs Criticize Govt’s Policy on National Issues
22 Nov 2017 20:01

MPs Criticize Govt’s Policy on National Issues

Some MPs claim efforts have been made to prevent First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, who is living in Turkey, from returning to the country.

 
Pakistan welcomes US commander’s offer to prevent cross-border shelling
22 Nov 2017 19:14

Pakistan welcomes US commander’s offer to prevent cross-border shelling

The military of Pakistan has welcomed an offer by the top US commander in Afghanistan to prevent cross-border shelling along the Durand Line which Pakistan continuous sporadically in reaction to the attacks on its forces.

 
Minister Introduces Next Fiscal Year’s Budget To Parliament
22 Nov 2017 18:53

Minister Introduces Next Fiscal Year’s Budget To Parliament

The next fiscal year’s budget totals 361.9 billion AFs of which 267 billion AFs is the ordinary budget and 93.7 billion AFs is the development budget.

 
Taliban And Daesh ‘Involved In Human Trafficking’
22 Nov 2017 18:16

Taliban And Daesh ‘Involved In Human Trafficking’

The US’s envoy to the United Nations said at a UN session that “victims of violent extremist groups like ISIS and Taliban suffer from particularly severe trauma.”

 
Magnetic Bomb Blast Kills Driver in Mazar-e Sharif
22 Nov 2017 16:07

Magnetic Bomb Blast Kills Driver in Mazar-e Sharif

The incident took place near Ghazanfar square in Mazar-e Sharif city, sources added. No group has claimed responsibility behind the incident so far. Roadside bombs and improvised explosive devices are the top killers of Afghan civilians and security forces. Insurgents have been blamed for the ...

 
Terrorist Groups Use Children of Afghanistan for Suicide Attacks: Sarwar Danish
22 Nov 2017 15:51

Terrorist Groups Use Children of Afghanistan for Suicide Attacks: Sarwar Danish

The second Vice-President, Sarwar Danish at the ceremony of World Children’s Day said that the terrorist groups use children of Afghanistan for suicide attacks in the country.

 
General Dostum to Return Home within 10 Days, Junbesh Party
22 Nov 2017 15:17

General Dostum to Return Home within 10 Days, Junbesh Party

General Dostum, Ashraf Ghani’s First Vice President will return home within 10 days and will continue in his post as the vice president of Afghanistan, said Abdullah Qarloq, Deputy Chief of Junbesh Party.

 
Iran backs greater UN role in Afghan peace process
22 Nov 2017 10:08

Iran backs greater UN role in Afghan peace process

Neighbours can help Afghanistan resolve its problems, Iran says, stressing a more active role for the UN in promoting national reconciliation in the war-hit country.

 
Six Afghan Pilots Get Their Wings To Fly Black Hawks
22 Nov 2017 09:25

Six Afghan Pilots Get Their Wings To Fly Black Hawks

Air Force Commander Major General Raziq Shirzai says the Afghan pilots will fly the Black Hawk helicopters for their missions from now on.

 
MoI To Probe Accusations Between 119 Chief And Ministry
22 Nov 2017 09:21

MoI To Probe Accusations Between 119 Chief And Ministry

The interior ministry said they have launched an investigation into the former call center chief’s claims against the ministry and vice versa.

 
Taliban Commanders Killed In Wardak Operation
22 Nov 2017 09:17

Taliban Commanders Killed In Wardak Operation

Wardak police said the operation was carried out by police, the army, special forces and commandos and is ongoing.