Hundreds of Taliban fighters who were freed by the Afghan government have reportedly returned to the battlefront, said Foreign Policy quoting a yet-unreleased paper for the Afghan Peace Dialogue Project at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
EU proposes to ditch refugee quotas for member states

EU proposes to ditch refugee quotas for member states

Countries would be offered €10,000 an adult to take people in under ‘solidarity à la carte’ plan
23 September 20 - 18:46
Three-day expo of Iranian goods and services underway in Kabul

Three-day expo of Iranian goods and services underway in Kabul

Speaking at the event, Iran’s Ambassador to Afghanistan Bahador Aminian said the exhibition aims to promote trade and share technical “know-how” with Afghanistan.
23 September 20 - 16:39
Construction of Shorabak Power Dam To Utter in 3 Months

Construction of Shorabak Power Dam To Utter in 3 Months

Badakhshan governor’s press office reported, that construction of the Shorabak power dam in Faizabad city has progressed up to 90% and will be finalized within 3 months.
23 September 20 - 16:33
Mother’s Name In ID Cards Optional, On Requester’s Discretion

Mother’s Name In ID Cards Optional, On Requester’s Discretion

The National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) said they will now include the mother’s name in the electronic identity cards (e-Tazkira) but it will be at the requester’s discretion ...
23 September 20 - 13:54
Abdullah to visit Pakistan, says both sides have ‘grievances’

Abdullah to visit Pakistan, says both sides have ‘grievances’

Chairman of the High Council for Afghanistan Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah said he will visit Pakistan within the next few days – the first time since 2008 – and implied issues between the ...
23 September 20 - 13:09
1 Person Killed in a Cricket ‘Dispute’

1 Person Killed in a Cricket ‘Dispute’

A clash between two cricket teams in the Rodato district of eastern Nangarhar province has left one person dead, officials say.
23 September 20 - 12:26
Abdullah: Some Freed Taliban Prisoners Have Returned To The Battlefront

Abdullah: Some Freed Taliban Prisoners Have Returned To The Battlefront

Some Taliban prisoners released by the Afghan government have returned to the battlefield, said Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, on Tuesday.
23 September 20 - 12:26
COVID-19: 49 New Cases Positive From 213 Samples Tested

COVID-19: 49 New Cases Positive From 213 Samples Tested

From the 213 samples tested in laboratories in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said that 49 new cases of Coronavirus were reported.
23 September 20 - 11:43
Pentagon Anticipates Significant Troop Reduction By End Of November In Afghanistan

Pentagon Anticipates Significant Troop Reduction By End Of November In Afghanistan

Based on the current conditions in Afghanistan, the U.S. Department of Defence (DoD) expects fewer than 5,000 American troops to remain in the country by end of November, said David Helvey, ...
23 September 20 - 10:53
Khalilzad testifies before House Committee, says pact with Pakistan possible

Khalilzad testifies before House Committee, says pact with Pakistan possible

Testifying before the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security about the Trump administration’s Afghanistan policy, US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said Washington and its ...
23 September 20 - 09:51
China To Construct 1,400 Housing Units In Kabul

China To Construct 1,400 Housing Units In Kabul

The Ministry of Urban Development and Lands (MUDL) signed a contract with Chinese state-owned MCC 19 to start construction on housing units in Kabul.
22 September 20 - 16:30
Inter sign Vidal from Barcelona

Inter sign Vidal from Barcelona

Inter have completed the signing of midfielder Arturo Vidal from Barcelona, the Italian club announced on Tuesday.
22 September 20 - 16:05
Head of ‘Shroff Union’ Kidnapped in Balkh

Head of ‘Shroff Union’ Kidnapped in Balkh

Security officials in Balkh province say the head of the provincial Shroff union has been abducted by unknown individuals.
22 September 20 - 16:04
Andarabi: Taliban

Andarabi: Taliban's New Tactic is 'Spreading Chaos' with IEDs

Acting Minister of Interior Massoud Andarabi said on Tuesday that the use of IEDs is among the new tactics used by insurgent groups, particularly the Taliban. Andarabi's comments came hours ...
22 September 20 - 16:02
14 Afghan Forces Killed in A Taliban Attack

14 Afghan Forces Killed in A Taliban Attack

Local officials in Uruzgan province say 14 security forces have been killed in a Taliban attack in the Gezaab district of the province.
22 September 20 - 16:01
Three suspects identified in public beating of two women in Kabul

Three suspects identified in public beating of two women in Kabul

The Ministry of Interior said it has identified three security officials involved in last week’s incident involving two young women who were beaten in public in Kabul.
22 September 20 - 14:44
Gov’t approves four wind and solar power projects

Gov’t approves four wind and solar power projects

The Afghan High Economic Council has approved four wind and solar power projects in Herat, Kabul and Balkh provinces.
22 September 20 - 13:49
Afghan Forces Repulse Panjshir Attack

Afghan Forces Repulse Panjshir Attack

Local officials in Panjshir said, this morning Taliban launched an attack over a security checkpoint in Onabi district.
22 September 20 - 12:54
Taliban Forced Thousands of Women into Marriage when in Power: Saleh

Taliban Forced Thousands of Women into Marriage when in Power: Saleh

The First Vice President of Afghanistan Amrullah Saleh claimed the Taliban had forced tens of thousands of girls into marriage throughout the country during their rule.
22 September 20 - 12:53
Trump Decisions to Repeat 9/11, Says Former US Security Advisor

Trump Decisions to Repeat 9/11, Says Former US Security Advisor

Former US National Security Advisor, H.R McMaster said US-backed peace talks in Afghanistan are doomed to end in “failure” and warned the risk of another 9/11 is high.
22 September 20 - 10:52