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.
Taliban Denies Role after Multiple Rockets Fired Toward Presidential Palace

Taliban Denies Role after Multiple Rockets Fired Toward Presidential Palace

Several rockets landed near the Afghan presidential palace and other areas in Kabul city on Tuesday morning while President Ashraf Ghani was addressing to the nation after Eid al-Adha prayer ...
21 August 18 - 18:15
Erdogan: Attack on economy same as attack on call to prayer

Erdogan: Attack on economy same as attack on call to prayer

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed his country will not be brought to heel amid an ongoing diplomatic crisis with the United States. Without naming the US directly, the Turkish ...
21 August 18 - 15:26
Rocket Attack On Kabul During Ghani’s Eid Ceremony

Rocket Attack On Kabul During Ghani’s Eid Ceremony

A number of rockets landed in Kabul city on Tuesday morning while President Ashraf Ghani was speaking during an Eid prayer ceremony.
21 August 18 - 09:32
Afghanistan defeats Ireland in first match of T20I bilateral series

Afghanistan defeats Ireland in first match of T20I bilateral series

The Afghanistan national cricket team defeated Ireland by 16 runs in the first game of a three-match Twenty20 International bilateral series.
21 August 18 - 08:34
Politicians, Civil Society Activists Urge People’s Mobilization against Terror Groups

Politicians, Civil Society Activists Urge People’s Mobilization against Terror Groups

A number of political figures and civil society activists have urged mobilization of people against the actions of the terror groups in the country.
20 August 18 - 19:21
Afghan Forces Rescue Kidnapped Passengers by Taliban

Afghan Forces Rescue Kidnapped Passengers by Taliban

In a swift operation, Afghan forces have rescued 149, including children, abducted by the Taliban in the northern Kunduz province in an ambush of three buses.
20 August 18 - 18:40
Pakistan

Pakistan's new FM to visit Kabul, 'we have to start anew'

Pakistan's new foreign minister, Shah Mahmood, Qureshi, on Monday spoke of his intention to visit Kabul with a "positive message."
20 August 18 - 18:13
Imam Khamenei

Imam Khamenei's Message to the Pilgrims of Hajj 2018

Its essential policy against Islam and the Muslims is warmongering. Its desire and vicious efforts aim at killing Muslims by other Muslims: causing some oppressive groups to attack some oppressed ...
20 August 18 - 17:20
100 passengers freed from militants captivity

100 passengers freed from militants captivity

Around 100 passengers have been freed from the militants captivity in northern Kunduz province on Monday while efforts for the release of 21 others underway, a statement from the governor house ...
20 August 18 - 16:07
Pentagon’s Plan For Afghanistan A Total Failure: Erik Prince

Pentagon’s Plan For Afghanistan A Total Failure: Erik Prince

Blackwater founder Erik Prince, who has been reportedly pushing for the US government to "privatize" the war in Afghanistan, said on Monday that one year after the launch of the Pentagon’s new ...
20 August 18 - 15:38
Afghanistan Slashes Customs Tariffs For Goods To India

Afghanistan Slashes Customs Tariffs For Goods To India

The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) said currently goods including carpets, fresh fruit and dried fruit and about 40 other products, are being exported to India at vastly ...
20 August 18 - 13:59
Ghani orders troops to continue their operations against Taliban

Ghani orders troops to continue their operations against Taliban

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has ordered the armed forces to continue to their operations against the militants until a positive response has not been received from the Taliban regarding ...
20 August 18 - 13:28
Taliban abduct passengers travelling in three buses in north Afghanistan

Taliban abduct passengers travelling in three buses in north Afghanistan

Taliban insurgents stopped three buses and abducted passengers in Afghanistan's northern province of Kunduz on Monday, an official said.
20 August 18 - 10:27
US, Pakistan Welcome Ceasefire Announcement

US, Pakistan Welcome Ceasefire Announcement

The United States in Monday welcomed the announcement by the Afghan government of a ceasefire conditioned on the Taliban’s participation.
20 August 18 - 10:17
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