Following the regional countries' concern about the spread of terrorism in Afghanistan, political experts say that only by exchanging security information can the spread of destructive activities of terrorist groups be stopped.
Afghanistan already has one of the worst literacy rates in the world and the new pandemic restrictions, which have kept about ten million students from classrooms, have started to reverse the country’s hard-won educational achievements made in the past 18 years. In the long run, such a gigantic backslide in education will be catastrophic for the country’s ...
Two months after the US-Taliban deal in Qatar, there is nothing as clear as the Trump administration’s firm commitment to provisions of the deal that allow US forces to withdraw from Afghanistan no matter what progress is made in persuading the Taliban to reduce violence or talk to their compatriots.
A member of Yemen’s Supreme Political Council has censured the US assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), and the second-in-command of Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, saying President Donald Trump was not aware of the fact ...
The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) suffered approximately 5% more casualties between 1 June and 31 August 2019 than during the same period the previous year, John Sopko, the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), said in his latest quarterly report released on 31 October.
After a 4-month investigation, the UN has come up with a report on a May 5 US airstrike against a drug lab in western Afghanistan. The report finds that the attack violate international humanitarian law with 39 casualties including 14 children.
As far as the India is concerned, the significant point is that the India’s commodities to be transit to Afghanistan are not extensive and voluminous enough to rationalize marine and road transportation expenses and to create a significant growth in India’s balance of trade.
The Afghan government has urged the U.S. Special Envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad to take guarantor from Pakistan to stop supporting alternative terrorist groups in Afghanistan after a peace deal between the Afghan government and the Taliban, sources in the Afghan Presidential Palace told Ariana News.
Consecutive drought in the last three years – followed by a severe drought during the 2017/2018 wet season – hit almost two out of three provinces in Afghanistan, destabilizing the lives of vulnerable families and pressuring the adoption of negative coping strategies. The varied coping strategies include distress sale of productive assets (livestock ...
Senators Rand Paul and Tom Udall have introduced a bill to end the ruinously expensive conflict in Afghanistan, declaring ‘victory’ in the longest war in US history after 18 years, some $6 trillion and over 100,000 dead.