Afghanistan Meteorological Department has warned Thursday about the possibility of snow and flash flood for a number of forecasted provinces and areas in Afghanistan. The provinces with possibility of snow with height of 15 – 25 cm include Badakhshan, Takhar, Kunar, Nuristan, Panjsher, Kapisa, Laghman, Parwan, Baghlan, Samangan, Sari pul, Bamiyan, Wardak, Ghazni, Daykundi, Ghor, Badghis, Balkh,

10 January 2019

Ministry of Defense said Thursday in a statement that at least 85 insurgents were killed in 16 provinces of Afghanistan. As a result of offensive and clearing operations of Afghan defense forces backed up airstrikes in Nangarhar, Kapisa, Paktika, Maidan Wardak, Khost, Ghazni, Daikundi, Zabul, Uruzgan, Farah,Badghis, Ghor, Faryab, Balkh and Helmand, 85 insurgent were killed and 23 others were wounded, according to the

10 January 2019

Afghan Journalists Safety Committee director, Najib sharifi, said Thursday during a press conference at Government Media and Information Center that 2018 marks the deadliest year for Afghan journalists & Media family. Mr Sharifi said that Taliban and IS-K are responsible for the majority of cases of violence against journalists with 50 cases and individuals linked to Government come second with 44 cases.

10 January 2019

NSA's press office says Thursday Afghan NSA Hamdullah Mohib leaves Kabul for 2-day official visit to China. Mohib will meet senior Chinese officials to discuss Afghan-led, Afghan-owned peace process and bilateral ties, according to the statement. Meanwhile, President Ghani's special envoy for consensus on peace, Umer Daudzai, is on his first regional trip to Islamabad discussing Afghan

10 January 2019

The Afghan president’s special peace envoy said Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press that the war that has ravaged this country for over 17 years and cost the United States about $1 trillion will end in 2019. “We are naming 2019 as a year of peace for Afghanistan,” Daudzai summed up his optimism in an interview with The Associated Press. However, Mohammad Omer

10 January 2019

Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke Wednesday as quoted by India’s NDTV about the role of Taliban in the aftermath of settlement in Afghanistan. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that it is impossible to have a future Afghan government without a role for the Taliban. However, he said the group should not have a dominant role in a future Afghan government. “I think it

10 January 2019

High Peace Council said in a statement on Thursday that Umer Daudzai Head of HPC Secretariat and President’s Special Envoy to Region for Peace Consensus accompanied by Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan, Atif Mashal, met with Mr. Esfandyar Wali Khan chairman of Pakistan Awami National Party. Both sides discussed Pakistan’s role in peace process, regional & Afghanistan-Pakistan

10 January 2019