In most of modern history Afghanistan has been a less developed economy, at some instances more underdeveloped than others, the problems with the Afghan economy, despite being home to rare mineral deposits that are worth trillions of dollars according to US surveys, is that it is yet to find a stable and sustainable source of growth that could lead Afghanistan into an era of economic prosperity.
There Will Be No Peace Without an Interim Administration: Hekmatyar

There Will Be No Peace Without an Interim Administration: Hekmatyar

An interim administration is needed for peace in Afghanistan, and peace shall be improbable without it, Gulbudin Hekmatyar, leader of The Islamic Party of Afghanistan and a presidential candidate ...
22 August 19 - 17:24
Mohaqiq joins the electoral team of Abdullah Abdullah

Mohaqiq joins the electoral team of Abdullah Abdullah

Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq, one of the influential figures of Afghan and the running mate of Mohammad Haneef Atmar has joined the electoral team of Abdullah Abdullah.
22 August 19 - 17:15
20 Taliban militants killed in Commandos-led operation in Uruzgan: Atal Corps

20 Taliban militants killed in Commandos-led operation in Uruzgan: Atal Corps

The security forces killed at least 20 Taliban during an operation in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan.
22 August 19 - 12:18
Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Two American soldiers were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, NATO's mission in the country said in a statement.
22 August 19 - 12:04
Trump Wants India, Other Countries To Fight In Afghanistan

Trump Wants India, Other Countries To Fight In Afghanistan

Countries like India, Iran, Russia and Turkey will have to fight terrorists in Afghanistan “at a certain point of time”, US President Donald Trump said at the White House on Wednesday, mentioning ...
22 August 19 - 08:54
Afghanistan

Afghanistan's air cargo exports to India yet to restart

Afghanistan's air cargo exports to India have yet to restart despite Pakistan reopening its airspace last month.
21 August 19 - 17:25
Death toll rises to 80 from suicide attack in Kabul wedding hall

Death toll rises to 80 from suicide attack in Kabul wedding hall

The officials have reported a further rise in death toll from a deadly suicide attack inside a wedding hall in Kabul city.
21 August 19 - 12:40
12 Taliban Militants Killed, Wounded in Kunduz Clash

12 Taliban Militants Killed, Wounded in Kunduz Clash

Afghan security forces on Wednesday pushed back a Taliban attack on police outpost located in PD3 of Kunduz city, a local official confirmed.
21 August 19 - 12:14
Soviet Union became Russia because of Afghanistan: Trump

Soviet Union became Russia because of Afghanistan: Trump

The U.S. President Donald Trump has said the Soviet Union became Russia because of Afghanistan apparently pointing towards the decade-long involvement of the Soviet forces in the Afghan conflict....
21 August 19 - 11:31
Afghan Special Forces kill, detain 16 Taliban militants in Logar

Afghan Special Forces kill, detain 16 Taliban militants in Logar

The Afghan Special Forces conducted separate operations in central Logar province killing or detaining at least 16 Taliban militants.
21 August 19 - 10:54
AAF, U.S. airstrikes kill at least 18 Taliban militants in Ghazni and Logar: Thunder Corps

AAF, U.S. airstrikes kill at least 18 Taliban militants in Ghazni and Logar: Thunder Corps

The Afghan and U.S. forces conducted separate airstrikes in Logar and Ghazni provinces killing at least 18 Taliban militants.
21 August 19 - 10:51
Norway ‘Ready’ To Host Afghan Peace Negotiations

Norway ‘Ready’ To Host Afghan Peace Negotiations

The Norwegian special envoy for Afghanistan, Per Albert Ilsaas, in a meeting with Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah said that his country is ready to host intra-Afghan negotiations and that ...
21 August 19 - 10:47
Khalilzad Heads to Qatar, Kabul for New Round of Peace Talks

Khalilzad Heads to Qatar, Kabul for New Round of Peace Talks

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad heads to Qatar and Kabul to start the ninth round of Peace Talks with the Taliban.
21 August 19 - 08:42
President Ghani on Independence Day Tells Taliban “Don’t Deny Reponsibility of Your Violence”

President Ghani on Independence Day Tells Taliban “Don’t Deny Reponsibility of Your Violence”

19th August marks the 100th Independence day of Afghanistan and President Ghani in his speech said that, the postponed Independence Day celebrations were to honor the victims of Kabul attack ...
20 August 19 - 02:21
EU Congratulates Afghanistan on 100 Years Of Independence

EU Congratulates Afghanistan on 100 Years Of Independence

The EU issued a statement congratulating Afghan people at their historic 100th Independence year. The statement read that it supports Afghanistan at this critical juncture and hails its aspirations ...
20 August 19 - 02:11
Rocket Attack on Independence Day Ceremony Left Six Wounded in Laghman

Rocket Attack on Independence Day Ceremony Left Six Wounded in Laghman

At least six people were wounded in a rocket attack on a ceremony of Afghanistan’s Independence Day in Laghman province, security officials said on Monday.
20 August 19 - 02:09
Indian PM Modi Discusses Afghan Centennial Independence Day with US Prez Trump

Indian PM Modi Discusses Afghan Centennial Independence Day with US Prez Trump

Indian PM Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation on Monday with US President Donald Trump, as announced by Indian state press agency. The thirty-minute conversation covered bilateral and ...
20 August 19 - 02:06
Afghan Taliban shadow district chief among 5 killed in airstrikes

Afghan Taliban shadow district chief among 5 killed in airstrikes

Five militants including a Taliban shadow governor for Azra district of the eastern Logar province were killed as fighting aircraft targeted the armed group's hideout Sunday evening, provincial ...
20 August 19 - 02:02
Russia calls for increasing international efforts against terrorism in Afghanistan

Russia calls for increasing international efforts against terrorism in Afghanistan

 The Russian Foreign Ministry on Monday condemned the latest major terrorist attack in Afghanistan and called on the international community to strengthen efforts to fight terrorists in the ...
20 August 19 - 01:59
Yemeni forces hit pro-Saudi military parade in Marib with new missile

Yemeni forces hit pro-Saudi military parade in Marib with new missile

Yemeni army troops, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, have targeted a military parade and gatherings of Riyadh's mercenaries in Yemen’s central province of Ma'rib with a new ...
20 August 19 - 01:55