KABUL (SW): The Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish has pronounced the current system of government suitable for the country in comparison to federal or parliamentary system of governance.
KABUL (SW): The U.S. administration officials have recently said that President Donald Trump’s new strategy for Afghanistan has included an increase of 3 to 5 thousand U.S. troops and the possibility of cutting off military aid to Pakistan.
KABUL (SW): Nai – Supporting Open Media organization has pronounced impediments in accessing information as the second major challenge for journalists after insecurity.
WASHING DC-KABUL (SW): U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to debate at Camp David on Friday with his national security advisers on the US strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia.
For the last 16 years, the United States approach to resolving the conflict in Afghanistan has made certain that all hopes are securely attached only to them while ignoring the inter-ethnic rift and antagonism that has engulfed the country since its establishment.
The Afghan president arrived in Tehran on Saturday, 3rd August to attend the inauguration of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
KABUL (SW): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has announced to dispatch a fact finding mission to Balkh province following a dramatic set of events leading to the arrest of provincial council member Asif Mohammand at the Mazar-e-Sharif airport.
KABUL (SW): Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive Officer of the National Unity Government (NUG), has said corruption in the security sector is impeding headway on this front.
KABUL (SW): Mohammad Asif Mohmand, Balkh’s provincial council member has claimed that two days ago a man who wanted to kidnap him in Kabul, has been detained by security forces and this person has confessed that the governor of Balkh had forced him to do so.
KABUL (SW): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a gathering here in Kabul on Tuesday, has underlined the need for serious measures to root out corruption, particularly from the security sector.
KABUL (SW): Saudi Arabia's deputy ambassador to Afghanistan, has said the Taliban's political office in Qatar has established links against Riyadh with the world and are looking for funds for the Taliban.
KABUL (SW): Independent Election Commission (IEC) reports on restarting the evaluation and determination of polling stations in the country.
KABUL (SW): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has vowed economic uplift and improved revenue collection would be given top priority from now on.
MAZAR-E-SHARIF (SW): Leaders of Coalition for the Rescue of Afghanistan (CRA) in gathering on Tuesday in Mazar-e-Sharif said that Arg (Presidential Palace) has concentrated power to few persons.
KABUL (SW): A delegation of members of the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) are set to officially visit Pakistan soon.
KABUL (SW): Jawid Faisal, deputy spokesman for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), said that Abdullah Abdullah, the CEO and Sarwar Danish, 2nd Vice President (VP) to the President had a joint meeting regarding the distribution of biometric identification cards (IDs).
KABUL (SW): Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, leader of Hezb-i-Islami meeting with elders of Paktia province on Tuesday here in Kabul, said supporting government does not mean participating in it.
KABUL (SW): Zamir Kabulov, the Russian presidential envoy to Afghanistan, has said that if the international forces do not stop the growing activities of Daesh in Afghanistan, Moscow will launch military operations in Afghanistan against Daesh.
KABUL (SW): A new study by the Peace, Media, Good Governance Institute (PMGGI) has concluded that an overwhelming majority of the citizens acknowledge protest as a key civic right.
KABUL (SW): Shah Hussain Murtazawi, spokesman for the President has rebuffed accusations levelled against the National Unity Government (NUG) by politicians who are part of the government.
MAZAR-E-SHARIF (SW): Atta Mohammad Noor, the governor of Balkh province and chief executive of the Jamiat-e-Islami party, has severely criticized the National Unity Government (NUG).
Nabil, Spanta join hands for new political front against NUG
KABUL (SW): A number of former key government officials joined hands on Sunday to form new political party pushing the National Unity Government (NUG) to comply with the Constitution and bring reforms.
BAMYAN CITY (SW): Some regional countries are not sincere in war against terrorism, Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah told the fourth Afghanistan-Central Asia Dialogue on Friday.
KABUL (SW): Election observers and analysts are skeptical about the National Unity Government (NUG)’s promise to hold parliamentary and district council elections next year.
KABUL (SW): A draft law for protest demonstrations and rallies has been widely criticized by members of the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) and a number of civil society activists.
KABUL (SW): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said judiciary is sovereign to deliver its ruling in a case against the first Vice President Abdul Rasheed Dostum related to violence and sexual abuse of a senior politician Ahmad Ishchi.
KABUL (SW): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the National Unity Government (NUG) is striving hard to ensure security of Kabul in six months’ time.
TALUQAN (SW): Deadly clashes have been reported among supporters of local commander of the Jamiat-e-Islami party and the Hezb-e-Islami party in Takhar province.
KABUL (SW): The Wolesi Jirga (lower house) on Saturday denounced claims made by Pakistan’s Foreign Office about hideouts of the Haqqani Network and other terrorists groups allegedly inside Afghanistan.
KABUL (SW): Chief of the Hezb-e-Islami party Gulbuddin Hekmatyar said on Thursday he has no concerns nor does he oppose a new political alliance formed by Afghan politicians in a meeting in Ankara, Turkey last month.
KABUL (SW): Analysts believe a reported meeting between first Vice President Abdul Rasheed Dostum and NDS Chief Mohammad Masoumd Stanikzai has broader political agenda behind it.
KABUL (SW): Leaders of the ‘Movement for Change’ on Wednesday criticized the National Unity Government (NUG) for allegedly undermining civic liberty and human values.
KABUL (SW): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said Afghanistan agrees with the proposal for joint operations on both sides of the Durand Line with Pakistan monitored by the U.S.
KABUL (SW): A peaceful protest rally by the ‘Movement for Change’ concluded here on Monday.
KABUL (SW): Latest group photos of the first Vice President Abdul Rasheed Dostum, governor of Balkh province Atta Mohammad Noor, and Deputy Chief Executive Officer Mohammad Mohaqeq in Turkey have raised speculations about a new political alliance in the making.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (SW): A member of Baghlan provincial council has filed for asylum in Europe and another one is planning to follow suit.
KABUL (SW): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani warned the Taliban for not having much time to join peace process on Sunday after the Eid-ul-Fitre prayer here in Kabul.
KABUL (SW): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) has finally announced dates for the long-due parliamentary and district council elections in the country.
KABUL (AA): The National Unity Government (NUG) is prepared to back the Independent Election Commission (IEC) in holding elections, an official said on Thursday.
KABUL (SW): Kabul would soon host foreign ministers of China and Pakistan in a bid to revive the stalled peace process in Afghanistan.
KABUL (SW): Leaders of the alliance of senior Jihadi figures and parties have urged the protesters in Kabul to end their ongoing sit-in camps against the National Unity Government (NUG) considering the critical situation in the country.
KABUL (SW): Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, chief of the Hezb-e-Islami party, has warned against any moves to dismantle the National Unity Government (NUG) or overrun the Arg (Presidential palace).
KABUL (SW): As protest demonstrations against the string of latest terrorist attacks enter the sixth day, the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) has intensified its efforts to mediate between the National Unity Government (NUG) and protesters to end the impasse.
KABUL (SW): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani lashed out at Pakistan during the ‘Kabul Initiative Peace and Security Cooperation’ conference here on Tuesday.
KABUL (AA): The capital Kabul on Tuesday hosted representatives from some 25 countries for Kabul Initiative for Peace and Security Cooperation conference.
KABUL (SW): The National Unity Government (NUG) has expressed resolve to go ahead with an international conference in the capital Kabul for peace in the country.
KABUL (SW): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) is deeply concerned that today’s protests have led to more violence and loss of life following Wednesday’s terrorist attack that caused hundreds of civilian casualties.
KABUL (SW): Some members of the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) have called for the early publication of voters list by the Independent Election Commission (IEC).
KABUL (SW): The National Unity Government (NUG) is set to introduce remaining eight ministers to the Wolesi Jirga (lower house) for the vote of confidence next week, officials informed on Monday.
KABUL (SW): General Abdul Rashid Dostum, the 1st Vice President (VP) has said he will return back to the country soon.