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Will Not Allow Imposed War To Hurt People Any More: Ghani Tells Citizens
Will Not Allow Imposed War To Hurt People Any More: Ghani Tells Citizens

Kabul: Afghanistan is in serious danger of instability," said President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday in a televised message to the nation...

14 Aug 2021
Taliban Seeking Battlefield Victory: US State Department
Taliban Seeking Battlefield Victory: US State Department

Kabul: The U.S. State Department on Wednesday said it is working to forge an international consensus behind the need for an Afghanistan peace...

12 Aug 2021
President Ghani Arrives In Balkh To Review Security Situation
President Ghani Arrives In Balkh To Review Security Situation

Kabul: President Ashraf Ghani arrived in Balkh province on Wednesday morning, heading a high-level government delegation, to review the general...

11 Aug 2021
Qatar To Host Two Back-To-Back Meetings On Afghanistan’s Peace Process
Qatar To Host Two Back-To-Back Meetings On Afghanistan’s Peace Process

Kabul: Two back-to-back international meetings are being convened in Qatar this week to press Afghanistan’s warring parties to resme upeace negotiations...

9 Aug 2021
Situation In Afghanistan Concerning: Khalilzad
Situation In Afghanistan Concerning: Khalilzad

Kabul: The Afghan government is too weak to win a negotiated settlement without a new military strategy, the U.S. envoy to the war-ravaged country said on Tuesday...

4 Aug 2021
Taliban Cannot Expect World To Stand By Them If They Take Afghanistan By Force: Blinken
Taliban Cannot Expect World To Stand By Them If They Take Afghanistan By Force: Blinken

Kabul: Looking at the rising violence and Taliban offensive, US Secretary of State Antony J....

3 Aug 2021
Biden Signs Legislation To Increase Visas For Allies Who Worked Alongside US Troops In Afghanistan
Biden Signs Legislation To Increase Visas For Allies Who Worked Alongside US Troops In Afghanistan

Kabul: President Joe Biden on Friday signed emergency legislation that will reimburse more than a half-billion dollars the National Guard spent on protecting...

31 Jul 2021
US Escalates Airstrikes Against Taliban Targets
US Escalates Airstrikes Against Taliban Targets

Kabul: The US has escalated its airstrikes against Taliban targets in Afghanistan in a bid to bolster Afghan government forces combatting a sprawling offensive...

28 Jul 2021
US Airstrikes To Support Afghan Forces To Continue: McKenzie
US Airstrikes To Support Afghan Forces To Continue: McKenzie

Kabul: The US will continue airstrikes in support of Afghan forces fighting the Taliban, a top US general said on Sunday. Violence has surged across the country...

26 Jul 2021
Afghan Security Forces Need To Slow Down Taliban Momentum: Austin
Afghan Security Forces Need To Slow Down Taliban Momentum: Austin

Kabul: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Saturday that the Afghan security forces' first job was to make sure they could slow the Taliban's momentum...

25 Jul 2021
Afghan Lawmakers Voice Alarm On Air Force As US Withdrawal Nears
Afghan Lawmakers Voice Alarm On Air Force As US Withdrawal Nears

Kabul: Afghan lawmakers on Friday voiced alarm that their air force was depleted in the face of a Taliban offensive as they asked the United States...

24 Jul 2021
Taliban Shadow Governor For Nijrab District Of Kapisa Killed
Taliban Shadow Governor For Nijrab District Of Kapisa Killed

Kabul: The Interior Ministry said that Qari Saddam, the Taliban's district governor for Nijrab district...

21 Jul 2021
US Administration Working To Offer More Visas To Afghan Nationals
US Administration Working To Offer More Visas To Afghan Nationals

Kabul: The Biden administration is working with the Congress to offer more visas to Afghan nationals who risk being targeted by the re-emergent Taliban...

19 Jul 2021
US To Begin Operation Allies Refuge By Month-End
US To Begin Operation Allies Refuge By Month-End

Kabul: For 20 years in Afghanistan, Afghan nationals lent assistance to the military operations led by American service personnel. With operations in that country closing...

15 Jul 2021
US Retrograde Mission 95% Complete: Centcom
US Retrograde Mission 95% Complete: Centcom

Kabul: US Central Command announced that it has completed more than 95 percent of the entire withdrawal process...

14 Jul 2021
McKenzie Lists Out Top Priorities For US, Including Airstrike Authorization
McKenzie Lists Out Top Priorities For US, Including Airstrike Authorization

Kabul: General Scott Miller, who has commanded US and NATO troops in Afghanistan since 2018, earlier Monday handed over command of any remaining US operations...

13 Jul 2021
Watching Taliban Advances With Concern: Kirby
Watching Taliban Advances With Concern: Kirby

Kabul: Pentagon officials are watching the Taliban's sweeping advances in Afghanistan "with deep concern" and are encouraging its Afghan partners to....

12 Jul 2021
Pentagon Says Taliban’s Advancement In Afghanistan ‘Concerning’
Pentagon Says Taliban’s Advancement In Afghanistan ‘Concerning’

Kabul: Pentagon press secretary John Kirby on Friday described the Taliban's "concerning" advancement in Afghanistan...

10 Jul 2021
Through Withdrawal, US Admits Its Mistake: Lavrov
Through Withdrawal, US Admits Its Mistake: Lavrov

Kabul: The withdrawal of the US troops from Afghanistan actually means that the United States has recognized the failure of its twenty-year-long mission in this country...

8 Jul 2021
Retrograde Mission Is Officially 90% Complete
Retrograde Mission Is Officially 90% Complete

Kabul: Following the safe and orderly drawdown of forces and equipment from Afghanistan by the end of August, the US Defense Department plans to maintain...

7 Jul 2021
Taliban Likely To Present Written Peace Plan Soon
Taliban Likely To Present Written Peace Plan Soon

Kabul: The Taliban has plans to present a written peace proposal to the Afghan government side as soon as next month, a spokesperson for the group told...

6 Jul 2021
Taliban Warns That All Foreign Troops Must Leave By Deadline
Taliban Warns That All Foreign Troops Must Leave By Deadline

Kabul: Any foreign troops left in Afghanistan after NATO's September withdrawal deadline will be at risk as occupiers, the Taliban has told the BBC...

5 Jul 2021
It’s A Hasty, Quiet Withdrawal For Most Foreign Troops From Afghanistan
It’s A Hasty, Quiet Withdrawal For Most Foreign Troops From Afghanistan

Kabul: The majority of British troops have quietly withdrawn from Afghanistan, with flag-lowering ceremonies marking the final stages of a nearly 20-year campaign...

1 Jul 2021
People’s Mobilization Forces Will Be Recruited In The Form Of Local Armies
People’s Mobilization Forces Will Be Recruited In The Form Of Local Armies

Kabul: The joint spokesperson for the security forces announced on Tuesday that the people's mobilization forces would soon become part of the regular...

29 Jun 2021
Biden, Ghani Meet: Troop Withdrawal, Peace Process Discussed
Biden, Ghani Meet: Troop Withdrawal, Peace Process Discussed

Kabul: US President Joe Biden and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani met on Friday and discussed the winding down of the Resolute Support...

26 Jun 2021
Top US General Downplays Taliban’s Recent Territorial Gains
Top US General Downplays Taliban’s Recent Territorial Gains

Kabul: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley downplayed the recent battlefield...

24 Jun 2021
50 Of Afghanistan’s 370 Districts Have Fallen To Taliban Since May: UN Envoy
50 Of Afghanistan’s 370 Districts Have Fallen To Taliban Since May: UN Envoy

Kabul: Fifty of Afghanistan's 370 districts have fallen to the Taliban since May, according to the UN's special envoy on Afghanistan Deborah Lyons...

23 Jun 2021
Focus On Making Sure Afghanistan Never Becomes Safe Haven For Terrorists: White House
Focus On Making Sure Afghanistan Never Becomes Safe Haven For Terrorists: White House

Kabul: US President Joe Biden is looking forward to a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani during which the two leaders will discuss...

22 Jun 2021
Abdullah Urges Taliban To Engage In Peace Talks
Abdullah Urges Taliban To Engage In Peace Talks

Kabul: Abdullah Abdullah, head of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR), in an address to Antalya Diplomacy Forum in Turkey on Friday called on the Taliban...

19 Jun 2021
Despite Progress In Peace Talks Surging Violence In Afghanistan Raises Concerns
Despite Progress In Peace Talks Surging Violence In Afghanistan Raises Concerns

Kabul: European Union’s Special Envoy for Afghanistan Tomas Niklasson on Wednesday warned of surge of violence in Afghanistan and emphasised on the urgent need for the warring sides to make progress in their...

17 Jun 2021