Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has rejected accusations that he is consolidating his political power at a time that political rifts, within the Presidential Palace and among his mainstream political rivals, expand.
U.S Senator and Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee John McCain has criticized President Donald Trump’s Administration for delaying the announcement of America’s new war strategy in Afghanistan.
He said that... More
Lieutenant General Jürgen Weigt, Chief of Staff of the Resolute Support mission, said the Afghan people and the international community expect the Interior Ministry to ensure security and obtain people’s trust.
In a remote district of eastern Afghanistan's Tora Bora mountains, where Osama bin Laden once took refuge, hundreds of local villagers freed from Islamic State control have been enlisted as a... More
Two Afghan girls refused visas to the United States for a robot-building competition said on Tuesday (July 4) they were mystified by the decision, as the contest's organisers said teams from... More
A Joint Commission on Trilateral Cooperation is expected to be established between, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan to develop and implement a mutual strategy on various subjects.
The commission, which is likely to... More
The Afghan Ministry of Energy and Water said Iran has used four times more water from Helmand River’s than stipulated in the Helmand River Treaty
Following comments by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani... More
Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to conduct “coordinated, complementary” security operations against terrorist groups on their respective sides of the shared border, officials confirmed Wednesday.
A high-powered U.S. bipartisan congressional delegation led... More
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have discussed regional issues, including the security situation in Afghanistan, a media report said on Wednesday.
At a meeting in Moscow, Xi... More
A high-level delegation of US senators arrived in the capital Kabul on Tuesday, the Resolute Support (RS) Mission said.
The NATO mission tweeted the delegation was comprised of the head and members... More
The Afghan first deputy speaker of the Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament), Humayun Humayun, on Monday said the formation of the new alliance known as the Coalition to Rescue Afghanistan,... More
President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday officially introduced Mohammad Karim Khalili, a former vice president to ex-president Hamid Karzai, as the new head of the Afghan High Peace Council (HPC).
This comes as... More
The Islamic State (IS) militants have beheaded 10 Taliban men in Afghanistan's Jawzjan province.
The IS militants captured Aqbalaq village in Darzab district last week and arrested 10 Taliban militants.
They were beheaded... More
Former Afghan president, Hamid Karzai has berated the US for allowing ISIS to start, development and proliferate inside Afghanistan. Karzai has often lashed out at the US over the past years... More
The new alliance formed by leaders from three mainstream Afghan political parties including Jamiat-e-Islami, the National Unity of People of Afghanistan and the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan on Friday issued... More
Afghanistan’s government on Thursday announced that a high level Pakistani delegation – led by Sartaj Aziz, advisor to Pakistani prime minister on foreign relations - will visit Afghanistan in the near... More
Amid continued tension between national unity government leaders – namely President Ashraf Ghani and First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum – some senior government officials have reportedly held discussions in the... More
Afghan ambassador Shaida Abdali discusses the creation of the Afghanistan-India Air Freight corridor, regional connectivity, bilateral trade and more.
Last week, India and Afghanistan established the first direct air freight corridor, with a flight... More
At least 29 people were killed on Thursday (June 22) when a powerful car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan’s Lashkar Gah city as people were queueing to withdraw salaries, the... More
The IEC has announced the election date for parliamentary and district council elections – 7 July 2018.
IEC chief said on Thursday afternoon that parliamentary and district council elections will be held... More
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday said that more Afghan refugees are expected to be repatriated this year from Iran and Pakistan and called on the international... More