Latest Stories

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Afghan Forces Abandon Nearly 200 Checkpoints in Afghanistan: Report
Afghan Forces Abandon Nearly 200 Checkpoints in Afghanistan: Report

Afghan security personnel have abandoned nearly 200 checkpoints in restive Kandahar province in recent weeks, officials said Wednesday, in some

31 Dec 2020
No Guarantee Afghan Peace Process Will Succeed: Stoltenberg
No Guarantee Afghan Peace Process Will Succeed: Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says there is no guarantee that the Afghan peace process will succeed. “Whatever we decide, there is

30 Dec 2020
50 Journalists Killed in 2020, Most of Them Deliberately Targeted: RSF
50 Journalists Killed in 2020, Most of Them Deliberately Targeted: RSF

At least 50 journalists worldwide have lost their lives on the job this year, according to the annual report of

29 Dec 2020
AIHRC Expresses Concern Over Continuation of Journalists Assassinations, Limitation of Access to Information
AIHRC Expresses Concern Over Continuation of Journalists Assassinations, Limitation of Access to Information

Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) says the freedom of expression is one of the most important achievements of Afghanistan

28 Dec 2020
Second Round of Intra-Afghan Talks is Scheduled to Begin in Qatar: Abdullah
Second Round of Intra-Afghan Talks is Scheduled to Begin in Qatar: Abdullah

The second day of the meeting of the Leadership Committee of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) was held

27 Dec 2020
Peace Talks to Resume on Jan. 5, Abdullah Says
Peace Talks to Resume on Jan. 5, Abdullah Says

The chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation Dr. Abdullah Abdullah says the venue for peace talks should not be

26 Dec 2020
Last US Troops in Afghanistan Will Be Special Operations Forces: Miller
Last US Troops in Afghanistan Will Be Special Operations Forces: Miller

Acting US Defense Secretary Christopher Miller after visiting US forces and American military leadership in Kabul on Tuesday said that

24 Dec 2020
EU Calls for Transparent, Thorough Investigations of Attacks & Assassinations in Afghanistan
EU Calls for Transparent, Thorough Investigations of Attacks & Assassinations in Afghanistan

The European Union says it expects transparent and thorough investigations of all attacks and assassinations in Afghanistan. EU in a statement

24 Dec 2020
International Community Slams Killing of FEFA Head
International Community Slams Killing of FEFA Head

Afghan officials say gunmen on Wednesday killed the head of Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FEFA) Yousuf Rashid. The

23 Dec 2020
Number of Journalists Killed for Their Reporting Doubled in 2020, Finds CPJ; Afghanistan Deadliest Country
Number of Journalists Killed for Their Reporting Doubled in 2020, Finds CPJ; Afghanistan Deadliest Country

The number of journalists killed as a result of their work more than doubled in 2020, an international media watchdog

22 Dec 2020
42% of Afghan Population is in Emergency Levels of Food Insecurity
42% of Afghan Population is in Emergency Levels of Food Insecurity

Over the past five years, the food security situation in Afghanistan has steadily deteriorated with the percentage of food insecure

21 Dec 2020
US Special Envoy Condemns High Level of Violence in Afghanistan
US Special Envoy Condemns High Level of Violence in Afghanistan

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in a series of tweets has condemned the ongoing high level of

20 Dec 2020
Save the Children ‘Appalled’ By Blast in Ghazni That Killed Many Children
Save the Children ‘Appalled’ By Blast in Ghazni That Killed Many Children

Save the Children says it is appalled and sickened that so many children have been killed in the recent explosion

19 Dec 2020
UN Security Council Extends Mandate of Team Monitoring Taliban-Related Sanctions
UN Security Council Extends Mandate of Team Monitoring Taliban-Related Sanctions

The UN Security Council has decided to extend the mandate of the team monitoring sanctions against individuals and entities associated

19 Dec 2020
IRC’s 2021 Emergency Watchlist: Afghanistan Most at Risk of Humanitarian Catastrophe in 2021
IRC’s 2021 Emergency Watchlist: Afghanistan Most at Risk of Humanitarian Catastrophe in 2021

The International Rescue Committee (IRC), released its annual Emergency Watchlist highlighting 20 devastating humanitarian crises which are expected to deteriorate

17 Dec 2020
Level of Human Development in Afghanistan Among Lowest in World: UN
Level of Human Development in Afghanistan Among Lowest in World: UN

Afghanistan's HDI value for 2019 is 0.511— which put the country in the low human development category—positioning it at 169

16 Dec 2020
Afghans ‘Want Their Dignity Back’: Adela Raz
Afghans ‘Want Their Dignity Back’: Adela Raz

Adela Raz, Afghanistan’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations weighs in on the prospects of continued support for

16 Dec 2020
Khalilzad, Gen. Miller, Pakistan’s COAS Discuss Afghan Peace, Security Situation
Khalilzad, Gen. Miller, Pakistan’s COAS Discuss Afghan Peace, Security Situation

As the Afghan sides in Doha announced a 20-day long break in the ongoing peace talks amid rising violence in

15 Dec 2020
No Delay in Resumption of Intra-Afghan Talks: Khalilzad
No Delay in Resumption of Intra-Afghan Talks: Khalilzad

US Special Representativ for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad says there is no delay in resumption of intra-Afghan talks. Khalilzad in a

14 Dec 2020
10 Afghan Security Forces Killed, Wounded in Kunduz Clashes: Officials
10 Afghan Security Forces Killed, Wounded in Kunduz Clashes: Officials

At least 6 security forces, including a border police commander, were killed and further four wounded in a “Taliban attack”

14 Dec 2020
Top US Commander Receives Afghanistan Drawdrown Orders
Top US Commander Receives Afghanistan Drawdrown Orders

Gen. Scott Miller, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, said that he has received orders of cutting down the number

13 Dec 2020
Global Terrorism Index 2020: Afghanistan Most Impacted Country By Terrorism
Global Terrorism Index 2020: Afghanistan Most Impacted Country By Terrorism

The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) in its annual World Terrorism Index placed Afghanistan as the most-affected country on

13 Dec 2020
Afghan, International Journalists Organisations, RSF Call on UNSC to Protect Journalists in Afghanistan
Afghan, International Journalists Organisations, RSF Call on UNSC to Protect Journalists in Afghanistan

Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC), International Media Support (IMS) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) endorse the letter by Afghanistan’s journalist

12 Dec 2020
Victims National Convention Calls For Direct Participation in Intra-Afghan Talks
Victims National Convention Calls For Direct Participation in Intra-Afghan Talks

The Afghanistan Human Rights and Democracy Organization (AHRDO) say the Afghan Victims’ National Convention should be included as the third

10 Dec 2020
‘Reporters Without Borders’ Condemned Afghan Female Journalist Targeted Murder
‘Reporters Without Borders’ Condemned Afghan Female Journalist Targeted Murder

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Thursday condemned Afghan woman journalist Malalai Maiwand’s targeted murder in the eastern city of Jalalabad

10 Dec 2020
Afghanistan & Iran Officially Inaugurated Herat-Khaf Railway
Afghanistan & Iran Officially Inaugurated Herat-Khaf Railway

Afghanistan and Iran on Thursday officially inaugurated a railway project connecting the Herat province to the Iranian city of Khaf. Afghan

10 Dec 2020
NATO Called on Afghans to Negotiate Toward A Ceasefire, Political Roadmap
NATO Called on Afghans to Negotiate Toward A Ceasefire, Political Roadmap

NATO issued a statement on Wednesday urging the parties to the peace process in Afghanistan "to negotiate toward a permanent

9 Dec 2020
US Slams New Study on Afghan Civilian Casualties
US Slams New Study on Afghan Civilian Casualties

The United States military Tuesday refuted as “one-sided” a new report that civilian casualties caused by American and coalition airstrikes

9 Dec 2020
Civilians Killed in Airstrikes in Afghanistan  Increases by More Than 300%: Study
Civilians Killed in Airstrikes in Afghanistan Increases by More Than 300%: Study

The number of Afghan civilians killed in airstrikes carried out by the US and its allies has risen 330% since

8 Dec 2020
NATO, EU Partners Jointly Condemn Attacks on Media Representatives, Civilians in Afghanistan
NATO, EU Partners Jointly Condemn Attacks on Media Representatives, Civilians in Afghanistan

The EU delegation, NATO and diplomatic missions based in Kabul in a joint statement released on Monday “strongly condemn” the

7 Dec 2020
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