In a rare statement, Afghanistan’s National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib has predicted that the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) will “break the Taliban’s backbone in four months” and he believes the stalemate in the battlefield is over.
Iran Can’t Unilaterally Remain Committed to JCPOA

Iran Can’t Unilaterally Remain Committed to JCPOA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has renewed Iran’s ultimatum to scale back its commitments under a 2015 multilateral nuclear deal in the absence of “a proper response” from the remaining signatories....
16 June 19 - 01:33
Clashes between Herat PC head and members caused injuries

Clashes between Herat PC head and members caused injuries

At least two people have been slightly injured after clashes erupted between the provincial council members of Herat province in the west of Afghanistan.
16 June 19 - 01:32
US negotiators will meet Taliban coming week to continue Afghan peace talks

US negotiators will meet Taliban coming week to continue Afghan peace talks

Sources said another meeting on the Afghan peace will be held in Norway after Doha talks.
16 June 19 - 01:17
Pres. Rouhani: Iran favours Afghanistan’s stability, security, development

Pres. Rouhani: Iran favours Afghanistan’s stability, security, development

Iran's President stressed that Iran favours stability, security and development in Afghanistan, and emphasised that Tehran-Kabul economic relations should develop and deepen. 
16 June 19 - 01:05
Ghani calls for Iran’s active role in Afghan peace talks

Ghani calls for Iran’s active role in Afghan peace talks

 President Ashraf Ghani has underlined the necessity of promoting cooperation with Iran, calling for the Islamic Republic’s active role in the Afghanistan peace talks.
16 June 19 - 01:01
Iran embassy rejects Pompeo’s accusation over Kabul explosion

Iran embassy rejects Pompeo’s accusation over Kabul explosion

The Iranian embassy in Afghanistan has rejected as “untrue” and “inauthentic” an accusation leveled by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against Iran over an explosion in Kabul.
16 June 19 - 00:58
Afghanistan lost his fourth match in World Cup to South Africa

Afghanistan lost his fourth match in World Cup to South Africa

South Africa kept alive their slim hopes of reaching the World Cup semi-finals, crushing Afghanistan by nine wickets on Saturday to record their first victory at the tournament.
16 June 19 - 00:53
Ten killed as roadside bomb hits Kenyan police vehicle near Somali border

Ten killed as roadside bomb hits Kenyan police vehicle near Somali border

At least 10 Kenyan police officers have been killed after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by militants struck their vehicle near the Somali border.
16 June 19 - 00:44
Iraqi base home to US troops comes under mortar attack north of Baghdad

Iraqi base home to US troops comes under mortar attack north of Baghdad

The Iraqi military says unknown militants have launched three mortar shells into an air base just north of the capital Baghdad, where American trainers are present.
16 June 19 - 00:40
US extends waivers for Iraq to import gas, electricity from Iran

US extends waivers for Iraq to import gas, electricity from Iran

Washington has granted Iraq another 90-day waiver to allow it to keep importing gas and electricity from neighboring Iran, which is under tough US sanctions, two Iraqi government sources say....
16 June 19 - 00:36
China to Ship 225 Million Devices with Huawei’s Own HongMeng and Ark OS Before End of Year: Reports

China to Ship 225 Million Devices with Huawei’s Own HongMeng and Ark OS Before End of Year: Reports

Chinese tech titan Huawei, is reportedly gearing up to ship almost 225 million devices already running on HongMeng or Ark OS by October 2019 after the Android ban due to the sanctions imposed ...
16 June 19 - 00:25
Russia Says Interested in Energy Investment in Iran

Russia Says Interested in Energy Investment in Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have discussed expansion of business ties between the two states in a range of fields, particularly in the energy ...
16 June 19 - 00:21
Notorious Gang Leader Arrested in Kabul

Notorious Gang Leader Arrested in Kabul

Nabi Kohbandi, the head of a criminal gang was arrested in the capital Kabul on Saturday, the interior ministry said in a statement.
15 June 19 - 16:16
Afghanistan should manage debts responsibly: ADB

Afghanistan should manage debts responsibly: ADB

Afghanistan should manage its debts in a proper and responsible manner, Asian Development Bank said on Saturday.
15 June 19 - 15:50
Abdullah at CICA summit:

Abdullah at CICA summit: 'We should deprive terrorists of safe havens'

Addressing the fifth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abddullah on Saturday reiterated call on countries ...
15 June 19 - 13:31
At Least 10 Imams Killed In Nangarhar In Two Months: Official

At Least 10 Imams Killed In Nangarhar In Two Months: Official

Almost a dozen religious scholars have been killed in attacks by unknown armed men in the eastern province of Nangarhar in the past two months, the provincial governor’s spokesman, Attaullah ...
15 June 19 - 11:49
China to increase imports from Afghanistan

China to increase imports from Afghanistan

Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed that his country will increase imports of saffron, pine nuts and other items from Afghanistan.
15 June 19 - 11:33
Real Madrid sign Japanese teenager

Real Madrid sign Japanese teenager

Real Madrid on Friday signed Japanese teenage midfielder Takefusa Kubo for the Spanish club's reserve team.
15 June 19 - 01:36
UN chief urges probe into Gulf of Oman attacks

UN chief urges probe into Gulf of Oman attacks

Secretary General Antonio Guterres stresses any investigation into incidents must be fully independent
15 June 19 - 01:33
Afghanistan exports perfume to Canada, France, Germany

Afghanistan exports perfume to Canada, France, Germany

An Afghan merchant in eastern Nangarhar province has invested in producing the perfume in the country and exports the produced perfumes to Canada, France, and Germany.
15 June 19 - 01:22