A Saudi little boy, while on a pilgrimage to the holy city of Medina with his Shia mother, has been barbarously killed for unknown reasons, fueling speculations that he could have been a sectarian and hate crime victim, media reports say.
More than a quarter of the opium poppies grown in Afghanistan last year came from districts controlled or influenced by the Afghan government, the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a watchdog agency, reported Thursday.
As the efforts on finding a solution to the Afghan conflict get momentum at national and international levels, a former senior member of Taliban said there has been “flexibilities” on both sides of the Doha talks, the United States and the Taliban, but according to him the two sides have “different perspectives” on details of the negotiations.
Afghanistan’s 35-year-old National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib has recently had talks with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval and top officials of the NSC where various issues were believed to have been discussed. Chief among them was the security situation in Afghanistan with President Donald Trump planning a troop withdrawal of US ...
More than 220 candidates in 13 provinces of the country have received four to 999 votes --- falling below the condition of submitting names of at least 1,000 persons to the Independent Election Commission (IEC) as guaranteed voters while registering as candidate.
The founder of the notorious, and now defunct, Blackwater, has been making headlines for trying to privatise the Afghan war. What has gone unreported are his plans as "Trump's advisor" to extract the country's immensely rich mineral wealth.
A number of analysts based in Kabul say the release of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, former deputy leader of the Taliban will not have an impact in the process of ensuring peace talks between the Afghan government and the armed group.
The government on Sunday rejected a plan proposed by the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to reduce the number of election consistencies, saying the legal period to implement such a plan has expired.