Author: Khalid

ISI Ordered Mullah Dadullah to Eliminate Key Afghan Figures: Karzai

Wednesday, 09 September 2015 18:01 Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2015 18:48 Former president Hamid Karzai on Wednesday said that Taliban leader Mullah Mansour Dadullah had been asked by the Pakistan Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to take out key Afghan figures in return for one third of the funding to the Taliban. Speaking at a […]

Sayyaf Speaks At Massoud Day Ceremony

Wednesday, 09 September 2015 18:56 Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015 09:19   Former Jihadi leader Abdul Rasul Sayyaf on Wednesday addressed guests at the official ceremony in Kabul to mark Martyrs Week and the 14th Anniversary of Ahmad Shah Massoud’s death and called for Jihad against the Taliban. He said their actions were […]

Afghan Team Puts All Into Match, But Loses To Japan

Tuesday, 08 September 2015 20:55 he Afghan National Football Team played its third match in the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Japan on Tuesday but despite a concerted effort they were beaten six goals to nil. Thousands of Afghan supporters, who turned out to watch the match at Azad Stadium in Tehran, were left clearly […]

Dozens of School Girls Poisoned in Herat

Monday, 07 September 2015 11:04 Last Updated on Monday, 07 September 2015 11:42 Written by More than 35 schoolgirls were poisoned in western Herat province on Monday morning, local officials said. The incident took place at the Nawin School in Injil district, a spokesman for the Herat Regional Hospital Mohammad Shafiq Sherzai said. “The […]

Ghani Issues Decree on Proposals by ERC

Sunday, 06 September 2015 19:59 Last Updated on Monday, 07 September 2015 09:37 Written by President Ashraf Ghani has approved in a decree seven proposals of the Special Electoral Reforms Commission that were submitted to his office last week. In a press statement issued by the president, he praised the performance of the Special […]

Six Soldiers Killed in Nimroz Attack

Monday, 07 September 2015 09:33 Last Updated on Monday, 07 September 2015 09:44 Written by southwestern Nimroz province on Sunday, local officials said. In addition, three other soldiers were injured. The incident took place in Khashrood distrit of the province after the insurgents attacked a military outpost, District Governor Mohammad Hashem Noorzai said. However, […]

Analysts Hope SOM, RECCA Summits Boost Economy

Saturday, 05 September 2015 18:38 Last Updated on Saturday, 05 September 2015 19:26 Written by Following three days of two separate high-level meetings in Kabul, political analysts and economists hailed the summits as successful and said they hoped the outcomes would help boost Afghanistan’s economy. Saturday saw the one-day Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) wrap […]

Kabul Ready To Host RECCA Summit: MoFA

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 18:53 Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 07:35 Written by Zabihullah Jahanmal The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Tuesday said it is ready to host the sixth Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA) which is scheduled to start on Thursday. Ministers from 30 countries and representatives from 40 […]

Ghani Calls For Jihad To Fight Corruption

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 11:41 Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 September 2015 18:59 Written by Kathy Whitehead Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday strongly condemned corruption and called for a national Jihad to fight the scourge that has gripped the country. Speaking at a press conference at the Amani High School, in Kabul, Ghani spelt […]

Military Airfields Being Handed Over To Govt

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 16:39 Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 September 2015 18:58 Written by Mir Aqa Eight airfields dotted around Afghanistan are being handed over to the Afghan government in a civil aviation upgrade that many people hope will not only boost regional trade but even tourism. The airfields, worth an estimated $2 billion […]