As Acting Pentagon Chief and US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahon made a surprise to Afghanistan on Monday morning, NSA Hamdullah Mohib met with US delegation in Kabul. Both the sides discussed ANDSF improvements in peace process and Shanahon reassured the US government’s commitment to support Afghan-led as well as intra-Afghan peace talks. On his visit, Shanahon hasso

11 February 2019

Faisal Amin, the spokesperson of Ministry of Higher Education announced that the first online learning system of Afghanistan (AfghanX) under the electronic learning programs of MoHE is ready to be launched and will soon be practically operationalized. AfghanX is the part of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) program at MOHE. Amin explained that in 2018, MOHE

11 February 2019

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai met with Indian Ambassador to Kabul, Vinay Kumar on Monday. During the meeting, the two sides discussed the intra-Afghan talks that tookplace in Moscow last week as well as the Afghan peace process. The former president has called on the Ambassador of India to cooperate fully in the pursuit of a lasting

11 February 2019

According to media sources, Gen. Massoud Andarabi has been appointed as acting minister of interior. Gen Andarabi has previously served as operational deputy NDS chief and NDS acting chief.He pursued his higher education in Management and Information Technology.

11 February 2019

Ministry of defense said in a statement that Afghan acting defense minister met with Patrick Shanahan, the Acting Pentagon Chief, in the Special Operations Corps on Monday. The two sides discussed the issues of security and defense in the country, according to the statement. Mr. Khalid noting the recent achievements of the ANA forces, expressed appreciation for

11 February 2019

The Independent Election Commission (IEC), in response to the proposed amendment to the Electoral Law by the government, said in a statement that the purpose of the proposal is to "manipulate the process of future elections." At the same time, the commission has emphasized that the president and the chief executive of the national unity government are among the candidates and are included in

11 February 2019

The press office of Mohammad Hanif Atmar, a candidate for the Afghan presidential election, quoted Mr. Atmar on Monday in a statement as saying that it was decided at the recent Moscow meeting that the government representatives would be also present in the next round of talks. Atmar met with US Ambassador John Bass and Resolute Support commander, Scott Miller, and discussed the Moscow

11 February 2019

It has been reported by provincial police chief to 1TVNews that on Sunday, an Afghan commando helicopter had to make an emergency landing in Daichopan district of Zabul province.The emergency landing was a result of a technical glitch. No confirmation on casualties yet.

11 February 2019

During Counter- Narcotics operation, two drug traffickers carrying 18kg heroin have been arrested by Afghan National Police, the Ministry of Interior announced in a statement. The operation was carried out in Taluqan City, capital of northeastern Takhar province.The two drug smugglers had “skillfully placed the 18kg heroin in a vehicle”, the statement said. In a separate report,

11 February 2019

UNAMA released a statement to express concern over “credible” reports of casualties faced by Afghan civilians due to airstrikes on Friday in Sangin district of Helmand. It also announced that it has followed up on the reports and that the UN mission will share its findings when established. Reports of more than 10 people facing casualties in

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