Known as The Afghanistan Papers, The Post’s series was based on hundreds of confidential interviews that SIGAR conducted with key figures in the war. The inspector general had drawn on the interviews to publish seven reports — called “Lessons Learned” — about policy failures in Afghanistan. But the reports left out the harshest and most frank criticisms and omitted the names of more than 90 percent of the people who were interviewed for the project.
Saleh to Taliban: ‘Why Pakistan Stand Behind You’

Saleh to Taliban: ‘Why Pakistan Stand Behind You’

The first deputy of the “State Builder” electoral team, Amrullah Saleh says the Taliban group should give information of their relations with Pakistan, as they know all intelligence relations ...
23 January 20 - 16:48
China quarantines Wuhan and Huanggang, and bans travel from and to cities as outbreak grows

China quarantines Wuhan and Huanggang, and bans travel from and to cities as outbreak grows

Wuhan's public health authorities say they are in a "state of war" as they quarantine the Chinese city in an attempt to halt the spread of a never-before-seen strain of the coronavirus.
23 January 20 - 16:05
Preliminary Survey & Route Map of Casa-1000 Completed

Preliminary Survey & Route Map of Casa-1000 Completed

Construction work of the Central Asia-South Asia power project (CASA-1000) is going to begin soon.
23 January 20 - 15:06
China Coronavirus; Fears Over The Spread of Deadly Virus

China Coronavirus; Fears Over The Spread of Deadly Virus

A sense of anxiety is growing in Wuhan as the Chinese city goes into lockdown in an effort to control the spread of a new virus which has left 17 dead. The authorities have suspended planes ...
23 January 20 - 14:25
101 Taliban Insurgents Killed During Past Week: MoI

101 Taliban Insurgents Killed During Past Week: MoI

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) says at least 101 Taliban militants have been killed during the past week.
23 January 20 - 14:22
State Ministry for Peace Announces About Formation of International Peace Support Group

State Ministry for Peace Announces About Formation of International Peace Support Group

The State Ministry for Peace Affairs has announced that an International Peace Support Group will be formed based on a Presidential decree.
23 January 20 - 14:01
Afghan Police Detain A 14-Member Network of Scammers in Kabul

Afghan Police Detain A 14-Member Network of Scammers in Kabul

Police in Kabul have announced that security forces arrested a 14-member network of scammers during an operation in PD11 of Kabul city.
23 January 20 - 12:41
Trump backs violence reduction for Afghan talks

Trump backs violence reduction for Afghan talks

US President Donald Trump told his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani that there cannot be meaningful negotiations until the Taliban significantly reduces its violence, the White House said in ...
23 January 20 - 12:04
Karzai, Abdullah have no plans for Afghanistan

Karzai, Abdullah have no plans for Afghanistan's future: Ghani

Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and former president Hamid Karzai have no plans for Afghanistan's future, President Ashraf Ghani said on Wednesday.
23 January 20 - 12:00
US troops block Russian forces’ way to oil fields in northeastern Syria

US troops block Russian forces’ way to oil fields in northeastern Syria

US military forces present in areas controlled by militants of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria’s northeastern province of Hasakah have reportedly stopped a Russian military ...
23 January 20 - 01:27
UN experts demand probe into alleged MBS hacking of Washington Post owner’s phone

UN experts demand probe into alleged MBS hacking of Washington Post owner’s phone

Independent United Nations rights experts have called for an investigation into the involvement of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman into the hacking of the phone of Jeff Bezos, the owner ...
23 January 20 - 01:22

23 January 20 - 01:19
Afghan parliament approves $5.5B annual budget

Afghan parliament approves $5.5B annual budget

This comes as World Bank indicates growth picked up in Afghanistan in 2019, but insecurity is holding back economy
22 January 20 - 23:58
Trump urges reduction in violence for Afghan talks

Trump urges reduction in violence for Afghan talks

Taliban's reduction of violence 'would facilitate meaningful negotiations on Afghanistan’s future,' says US president
22 January 20 - 23:50
Ancient sculpture looted from Afghanistan returned after being found on auctioneer website

Ancient sculpture looted from Afghanistan returned after being found on auctioneer website

An ancient, rare sculpture looted from Afghanistan almost three decades ago is being returned to its country of origin.
22 January 20 - 19:29
Iran to discuss AFC ban on hosting home matches

Iran to discuss AFC ban on hosting home matches

Representatives of four Iranian soccer clubs will meet senior officials of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Thursday over the latter's ban of the Iranian teams for hosting home matches ...
22 January 20 - 18:15
Trump impeachment trial formally starts in Senate

Trump impeachment trial formally starts in Senate

The impeachment trial against U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off Tuesday in the Senate as the chamber debated, and would later vote on, a resolution stipulating rules guiding the process....
22 January 20 - 18:10
Putin appoints new Russian cabinet members

Putin appoints new Russian cabinet members

Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed new cabinet members on Tuesday, according to the decrees Kremlin published on its website.
22 January 20 - 17:06
Lebanon forms new cabinet, PM vows to exert efforts to save country

Lebanon forms new cabinet, PM vows to exert efforts to save country

Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced on Tuesday the formation of a new cabinet of 20 ministers around one month following his appointment, local TV channel LBCI reported.
22 January 20 - 17:02
Afghanistan

Afghanistan's CE Abdullah Met With Ross Wilson US Chargé D’Affaires, Discussed Peace, Election

Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has met with US Chargé D’Affaires Ross Wilson and discussed on Afghanistan Presidential election and the peace process.
22 January 20 - 16:31