Fresh hope has been injected into the Afghan peace process after Taliban officials said groundbreaking preliminary talks with the US last month were “very helpful” and that another round will take place in Doha in September.
Ghani Announces Conditional Ceasefire

Ghani Announces Conditional Ceasefire

President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday evening announced a conditional ceasefire.
19 August 18 - 18:53
Taliban Likely to ‘Announce Ceasefire’ Tomorrow

Taliban Likely to ‘Announce Ceasefire’ Tomorrow

The Taliban likely to make a ceasefire with the Afghan government tomorrow (August 20), following the upcoming Eid al-Adha festival, a former member of the armed group told Ariana News Sunday....
19 August 18 - 17:31
IECC says decision on disqualified candidates final

IECC says decision on disqualified candidates final

The Independent Electoral Complaint Commission (IECC) has said no entity has the authority to change the decision of election body and stressed over its earlier decision regarding the disqualification ...
19 August 18 - 17:11

348 suspects arrested on various criminal charges in Kabul

The Kabul police forces have arrested at least 348 people on various criminal charges as well as on charges of plotting terrorist related activities.
19 August 18 - 16:46
OIC Secretary General Appeals to Afghan Parties to End Hostilities and Exercise Restraint

OIC Secretary General Appeals to Afghan Parties to End Hostilities and Exercise Restraint

Recent attacks in Afghanistan's strategic Ghazni province once again drew world's attention to the fragile security situation and escalating tensions in urban parts of the country, resulting ...
19 August 18 - 16:08
World Islamic body urges Taliban, Afghan government to engage in peace talks

World Islamic body urges Taliban, Afghan government to engage in peace talks

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Saturday called on the Taliban and the Afghan government to end hostilities and enter into peace talks.
19 August 18 - 14:52
Afghanistan celebrates 99 years of independence

Afghanistan celebrates 99 years of independence

The 99th year of independence of Afghanistan was celebrated in capital Kabul and other provinces and cities of the country.
19 August 18 - 13:15
Taliban and ISIS militants suffer casualties in Kunar, Nangarhar airstrikes

Taliban and ISIS militants suffer casualties in Kunar, Nangarhar airstrikes

The Taliban militants and Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) militants have suffered casualties during the airstrikes conducted in eastern Nangarhar and Kunar provinces.
19 August 18 - 10:55
We are here for you and we are listening to you UN chief António Guterres to victims of Terrorism

We are here for you and we are listening to you UN chief António Guterres to victims of Terrorism

Victims of terror attacks have an important and powerful role to play in combatting the “global menace” the United Nations chief said on Friday, launching an exhibition at UN Headquarters in ...
19 August 18 - 00:03
Taliban demand release of 1,000 prisoners for ceasefire: source

Taliban demand release of 1,000 prisoners for ceasefire: source

Taliban militant group has demanded release of 1,000 prisoners in return for holding another ceasefire during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha festival, a government official told a local media.
18 August 18 - 23:39
Afghanistan, Palestine ‘Ready’ For Friendly Match

Afghanistan, Palestine ‘Ready’ For Friendly Match

The Afghan national football team coach, along with his Palestinian counterpart addressed a press conference on Saturday ahead of the friendly match on Sunday between the two teams.
18 August 18 - 18:57
Ulema Council, HPC Call For Extended Govt-Taliban Ceasefire

Ulema Council, HPC Call For Extended Govt-Taliban Ceasefire

Amid growing speculation of another ceasefire being announced, the High Council of Jihadi and National Parties (CJNP) on Saturday called on government and Taliban to agree to a long-term ceasefire ...
18 August 18 - 18:10
Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan dies at 80

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan dies at 80

"Kofi Annan was a guiding force for good... In many ways, Kofi Annan was the United Nations," said current U.N. chief António Guterres.
18 August 18 - 15:05
Cricketer Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan PM

Cricketer Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan PM

The former World Cup cricket captain Imran Khan has been sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister after winning a majority.
18 August 18 - 10:35
Taliban’s Shadow District Governor For Sayed Khel District Killed

Taliban’s Shadow District Governor For Sayed Khel District Killed

Taliban’s district shadow governor for Sayed Khel district of Parwan province was killed in a clash with security forces on Friday night in Parwan province, local officials said Saturday.
18 August 18 - 10:30
Bajwa Expresses Concern Over Surge In Violence

Bajwa Expresses Concern Over Surge In Violence

Pakistan’s Army Chief of Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed concern over the recent surge in violence in Afghanistan and the loss of innocent lives, says an ISPR press release.
18 August 18 - 10:05
Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in US airstrikes in Helmand

Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in US airstrikes in Helmand

The Taliban militants have suffered heavy casualties during the airstrikes conducted by the US forces in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan.
16 August 18 - 16:44
Annual Grapes Festival kicks off in Herat province of Afghanistan

Annual Grapes Festival kicks off in Herat province of Afghanistan

The Annual Grapes Festival kicked off in the presence of senior government officials in western Herat province of Afghanistan on Wednesday.
16 August 18 - 14:54
DAESH claims responsibility for the deadly attack in Kabul city

DAESH claims responsibility for the deadly attack in Kabul city

DAESH Khurasan has claimed responsibility behind the deadly attack in capital Kabul targeting an education center.
16 August 18 - 14:50
Family Finds Missing Daughters After 21 Years

Family Finds Missing Daughters After 21 Years

A family in a remote part of Kabul has found their missing daughters after 21 years.
16 August 18 - 09:09