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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
Poland May Consider Reopening Embassy In Kabul: Nab
Poland May Consider Reopening Embassy In Kabul: Nab

Kabul: The Afghan Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, Mirwais Nab, who is visiting Poland, was asked about relations between Poland and Afghanistan...

16 Jun 2021
CENTCOM Head Says US Focused Only On Strikes In Afghanistan That Prevent Attacks On US, Allies
CENTCOM Head Says US Focused Only On Strikes In Afghanistan That Prevent Attacks On US, Allies

Kabul: In a big development, General Frank McKenzie, the commander of US Central Command, told VOA that the United States is not planning to support Afghan forces...

14 Jun 2021
NATO Leaders To Bid Symbolic Farewell To Afghanistan At Brussels
NATO Leaders To Bid Symbolic Farewell To Afghanistan At Brussels

Kabul: US President Joe Biden and his NATO counterparts will bid a symbolic farewell to Afghanistan on Monday in their last NATO summit before America...

14 Jun 2021
Mistrust Between Negotiating Parties Slowing Down Peace Talks: Zalmay Khalilzad
Mistrust Between Negotiating Parties Slowing Down Peace Talks: Zalmay Khalilzad

Kabul: Mistrust between the Afghan government and the Taliban, as they both have two different alternative visions for Afghanistan's future, has slowed down the peace talks...

12 Jun 2021
US Has Already Started Over-the-Horizon Operations: Austin
US Has Already Started Over-the-Horizon Operations: Austin

Kabul: US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Friday that the US military is already performing so-called over-the-horizon operations, undertaken from outside the nation...

12 Jun 2021
If Afghanistan Falls into Crisis, Pentagon May Look At Airstrikes As An Option: Report
If Afghanistan Falls into Crisis, Pentagon May Look At Airstrikes As An Option: Report

Kabul: The Pentagon is weighing whether to authorize airstrikes in Afghanistan if its capital, Kabul, or other parts of the country fall to the Taliban...

10 Jun 2021
DoD Readies Counterterror Plan For Post-Afghanistan Withdrawal
DoD Readies Counterterror Plan For Post-Afghanistan Withdrawal

Kabul: The Pentagon will provide US President Joe Biden with options for “over the horizon”...

9 Jun 2021
Afghanistan Withdrawal 50% Complete: US
Afghanistan Withdrawal 50% Complete: US

Kabul: The US has completed about half of its withdrawal from Afghanistan, US Central Command (CENTCOM) head General Kenneth McKenzie said on Monday...

8 Jun 2021
Australia Urged To Evacuate Afghan Allies At Risk Of Being Killed By Taliban
Australia Urged To Evacuate Afghan Allies At Risk Of Being Killed By Taliban

Kabul: There are been increasing pressure on the Australian government from various quarters to evacuate Afghan staff who have supported its diplomats and soldiers across Afghanistan

7 Jun 2021
US Special Envoy Khalilzad Travels To Afghanistan, Qatar
US Special Envoy Khalilzad Travels To Afghanistan, Qatar

Kabul: A US delegation led by Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad on Friday departed for Kabul, Doha and the region...

6 Jun 2021
Intense Clashes Witnessed In Zabul, Helmand, Herat, Baghlan
Intense Clashes Witnessed In Zabul, Helmand, Herat, Baghlan

Kabul: Several provinces in Afghanistan are witnessing intense clashes between government forces and the Taliban, including Zabul, Helmand, Herat and Baghlan...

5 Jun 2021
As Taliban Violence Surges In Country, Post-withdrawal Financial Support Being Chalked Out By US
As Taliban Violence Surges In Country, Post-withdrawal Financial Support Being Chalked Out By US

Kabul: The main focus for the global leaders and the foreign troops withdrawing from Afghanistan currently is how to financially support the Afghan National Defense...

3 Jun 2021
Taliban, Haqqani Network Use IS-K Name To Carry Out Terrorist Attacks: Saleh
Taliban, Haqqani Network Use IS-K Name To Carry Out Terrorist Attacks: Saleh

Kabul: The Taliban and the Haqqani network, which sometimes wear the mask of IS-K to...

2 Jun 2021
Security Situation In Afghanistan “Difficult, Challenging”, Says Stoltenberg
Security Situation In Afghanistan “Difficult, Challenging”, Says Stoltenberg

Kabul: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday said that the security situation in Afghanistan remains “very difficult and challenging...

1 Jun 2021
UK Vows To Fast-Track Sanctuary In The Country For Afghan Translators
UK Vows To Fast-Track Sanctuary In The Country For Afghan Translators

Kabul: There is new hope for Afghans as UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace has vowed...

31 May 2021
Residual Troops On The Cards As Withdrawal May Finish By Mid-July: Report
Residual Troops On The Cards As Withdrawal May Finish By Mid-July: Report

Kabul: As per new reports, a Turkish garrison will be deployed near Kabul airport and 600 US marines and an unspecified number of troops could be deployed...

27 May 2021
Taliban Sets Conditions For Istanbul Summit: Reports VOA
Taliban Sets Conditions For Istanbul Summit: Reports VOA

Kabul: The Taliban has set three pre-conditions for it to attend the Istanbul Summit scheduled to deliberate on the Afghan peace process...

26 May 2021
Afghan Peace Negotiators Meet In Doha For Second Time
Afghan Peace Negotiators Meet In Doha For Second Time

Kabul: In a move that comes as a positive step in the Afghan peace process, some negotiators of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Taliban...

25 May 2021
Afghans Being Used Against Each Other: Karzai
Afghans Being Used Against Each Other: Karzai

Kabul: In an interview with German magazine Der Spiegel, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that Afghans should not be used by other powers for their own gains...

23 May 2021
20 Provinces Witness Clashes As More Areas Fall To Taliban
20 Provinces Witness Clashes As More Areas Fall To Taliban

Kabul: In more disturbing news coming in from Afghanistan, local officials confirmed that Jalriz district of Maidan Wardak province fell to the Taliban on Friday...

22 May 2021
Atmar Rejects Lifting Of UN Sanctions On Taliban; Says ICJ Must Investigate Kabul School Blast and Logar Incident
Atmar Rejects Lifting Of UN Sanctions On Taliban; Says ICJ Must Investigate Kabul School Blast and Logar Incident

Kabul: Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar has outrightly emphasized that the Afghan government will not put forth a request to international agencies to lift UN sanctions...

19 May 2021
China Ready To Facilitate Internal Negotiations In Afghanistan
China Ready To Facilitate Internal Negotiations In Afghanistan

Kabul: The Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yi held multiple discussions with various stakeholders of the Afghan peace process, including Minister of Foreign...

18 May 2021
Afghan Army Resumes Offensive Operations in Helmand
Afghan Army Resumes Offensive Operations in Helmand

Kabul: Offensive and counter-terrorism operations have been launched by the Afghan army forces stationed in the southern province of Helmand...

16 May 2021
Discuss Afghanistan’s anomalies in Loya Jirga: Ghani To Taliban
Discuss Afghanistan’s anomalies in Loya Jirga: Ghani To Taliban

Kabul: During his Eid al-Fitr statement, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani suggested to the Taliban that they discuss Afghanistan's anomalies in the Loya Jirga and added that if the Taliban wanted a "real debate", then everyone would gather in the Loya Jirga to talk and resolve issues...

13 May 2021
Afghan Commandos Officially Takeover Camp Morehead As US Withdrawal Is 12% Complete
Afghan Commandos Officially Takeover Camp Morehead As US Withdrawal Is 12% Complete

Kabul: The Special Operations Corps said in a statement on Wednesday that Camp Morehead of the US troops in the Special Operations Corps' garrison...

12 May 2021
Peace Talks Gain Momentum As Pakistan Assures All-Out Support To Afghanistan
Peace Talks Gain Momentum As Pakistan Assures All-Out Support To Afghanistan

Kabul: With the withdrawal of international troops already underway in full swing and an Eid...

11 May 2021
Ghani Announces Ceasefire On Eid Days
Ghani Announces Ceasefire On Eid Days

Kabul: In line with the announcement of a ceasefire by the Taliban, President Ashraf Ghani...

10 May 2021
Only Solution Is Permanent Ceasefire: Abdullah Tells Taliban
Only Solution Is Permanent Ceasefire: Abdullah Tells Taliban

Kabul: The chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) Abdullah Abdullah on Monday told the Taliban in clear, certain terms that the only solution to the current Afghan crisis is to speed up peace talks, declare a permanent ceasefire and end the war permanently.

10 May 2021