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Rugby Tournament kicks off in Kabul
14 Oct 2017 11:43

Rugby Tournament kicks off in Kabul

Afghanistan Rugby Federation (ARF) brought together total of sixteen Afghan club teams to play for the ultimate title of the Afghanistan Super 7s champion in a two day tournament in Kabul.

 
Herat: Saffron price goes 90pc up in recent years
12 Oct 2017 09:33

Herat: Saffron price goes 90pc up in recent years

Fifteen years back, I exported five kilograms of saffron to Iran but no one bought it there, so I brought it back to Herat, I finally sold a kilogram for 9,000 afghanis to a pharmacist.”

 
Chinese envoy to Afghanistan urges increased regional cooperation in anti-terror fight
7 Sep 2017 11:44

Chinese envoy to Afghanistan urges increased regional cooperation in anti-terror fight

Chinese ambassador to Afghanistan has called on countries in the region to cooperate more in the fight against terrorism.

 
Poverty drives child soldiers into Afghanistan
6 Sep 2017 11:08

Poverty drives child soldiers into Afghanistan's endless war

The rescue this summer of dozens of Afghan youths destined to be trained as Taliban fighters has spotlighted how entrenched poverty is fuelling a renewable supply of child soldiers to endlessly replenish the insurgents' ranks.

 
Terrorist organizations still profit from Afghan drug trade
21 Sep 2013 09:53

Terrorist organizations still profit from Afghan drug trade

Despite unseccessful counternarcotic efforts, Afghanistan is expected to produce 90 percent of the world’s opium supply this year, a key ingredient in the creation of heroin.

 
US wars in Afghanistan, Iraq to cost $6 trillion
19 Sep 2013 08:38

US wars in Afghanistan, Iraq to cost $6 trillion

The Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, taken together, will be the most expensive wars in US history—totaling somewhere between $4 trillion and $6 trillion.

 
One under-five child died in every 5 seconds in the world
14 Sep 2013 11:48

One under-five child died in every 5 seconds in the world

Most of these deaths can be prevented, using simple steps that many countries have already put in place – what we need is a greater sense of urgency.

 
Taliban releases haven
14 Sep 2013 10:41

Taliban releases haven't been effective for Afghan peace

When Pakistan decides to free Taliban, they only inform the Afghan government a few hours before, a senior member of the High Peace Council said.

 
Afghans warned of refugee perils
26 Aug 2013 13:18

Afghans warned of refugee perils

With nearly 2.6 million refugees in more than 80 countries, Afghanistan was the leading country of origin for refugees in 2012.

 
Taliban deceiving innocent Afghan children to carry out suicide attacks
24 Aug 2013 09:57

Taliban deceiving innocent Afghan children to carry out suicide attacks

Up to 231 children had been killed and 529 children were wounded as a result of the fighting suicide attacks by the Taliban in the first half of the current year.

 
20 Aug 2013 09:47

Insecurity driving illegal Afghan child migration

Of the 893,700 claims submitted in 2012, around 21,300 were for "unaccompanied or separated" children, most from Afghanistan and Somalia, according to UNHCR.

 
Afghanistan has mineral deposits worth $1 trillion
15 Aug 2013 10:27

Afghanistan has mineral deposits worth $1 trillion

Afghanistan’s copper, cobalt, iron, barite, sulfur, lead, silver, zinc, niobium, and 1.4 million metric tons of rare earth elements (REEs) - may be a silver lining.

 
US Watchdog Slams Afghanistan Aid Waste
13 Aug 2013 10:56

US Watchdog Slams Afghanistan Aid Waste

The U.S. Defense Department is moving forward on spending nearly $772 million for aircraft the Afghan National Army currently cannot operate or maintain.

 
989 killed in Iraq in July, maximum in five years: government
1 Aug 2013 11:15

989 killed in Iraq in July, maximum in five years: government

The dead comprised 778 Muslim civilians, 88 police, 55 soldiers and 68 insurgents, according to the figures compiled by the health, interior and defence ministries.

 
Karzai backers seek delay in Afghan vote
1 Aug 2013 10:36

Karzai backers seek delay in Afghan vote

With a major election just eight months away, power brokers across southern Afghanistan are pressing Karzai not to leave office on schedule.

 
Afghan civilian casualties up by nearly a quarter - UN
31 Jul 2013 12:18

Afghan civilian casualties up by nearly a quarter - UN

A UN report documented 1,319 civilian deaths and 2,522 injuries through June.

 
nine armed Taliban were killed and three other armed Taliban were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces
17 Jul 2013 11:01

nine armed Taliban were killed and three other armed Taliban were arrested by Afghan National Security Forces

At least 2,112 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001.

 
Media should be vigilant about their programs in Ramadan
6 Jul 2013 10:39

Mazar-e Sharif Salāt al-Jumu'ah Imam:

Media should be vigilant about their programs in Ramadan

Sins are removed in Ramadan. Therefore, the Muslims should prepare for such holy month. God said "Fasting belongs to me and I am the reward of the fasting."

 
Classified Report Shows America
10 Apr 2013 09:23

Classified Report Shows America's Drones Aren't Just Killing Al-Qaeda Members

The Obama administration's drone attacks have not just targeted Al Qaeda leaders, but a wide variety of groups and individuals in Pakistan.

 
“Extraction, exploration of Amu Darya Zone petroleum, Govt. Great Achievement”
26 Jun 2012 11:37

CM:

“Extraction, exploration of Amu Darya Zone petroleum, Govt. Great Achievement”

Then Marshal Mohammad Qaseem Fahim informed the CM on his visit to Saripul and the opening of the petroleum Zone of Amu River.

 
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