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Afghan Pilots Preparing To Fly Black Hawks
18 Nov 2017 16:14

Afghan Pilots Preparing To Fly Black Hawks

MI-17 helicopters’ pilots are learning to fly Black Hawks which gradually replace the Russian MI-17 and MI-35 aircrafts.

 
NATO to increase troops in Afghanistan to 16,000
7 Nov 2017 16:15

NATO to increase troops in Afghanistan to 16,000

NATO will increase its mission's troop numbers in Afghanistan from 13,000 to 16,000, chief of the alliance said Tuesday.

 
Takehiko Nakao is President of the Asian Development Bank
29 Oct 2017 15:35

A New Era of Cooperation for Central Asia

AVA- Central Asia is a dynamic and fast-changing region. Over the past couple of decades, it has shown that increased regional cooperation is indispensable to achieving development goals.The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) program started operations in 2001 and has made significant ...

 
Not concerned about expanding Kabul-New Delhi economic ties: Pak Ambassador
29 Oct 2017 13:27

Not concerned about expanding Kabul-New Delhi economic ties: Pak Ambassador

The Ambassador of Pakistan to Afghanistan Zahid Nasrullah Khan has said Islamabad is not concerned regarding the expanding economic ties between Kabul and New Delhi.

 
Afghanistan, India, Pakistan will sink or sail together: Pak army chief
12 Oct 2017 11:40

Afghanistan, India, Pakistan will sink or sail together: Pak army chief

The Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the destinies of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India are inextricably linked.

 
Herat: Saffron price goes 90pc up in recent years
12 Oct 2017 09:33

Herat: Saffron price goes 90pc up in recent years

Fifteen years back, I exported five kilograms of saffron to Iran but no one bought it there, so I brought it back to Herat, I finally sold a kilogram for 9,000 afghanis to a pharmacist.”

 
Ex-Afghan President Karzai: Trump Strategy Risks More Bloodshed
3 Oct 2017 16:57

Ex-Afghan President Karzai: Trump Strategy Risks More Bloodshed

Afghanistan's former President Hamid Karzai claims that the new US strategy for his country is against Afghanistan's national interests.

 
Massoud: ‘A Real Hero Of This Land’
10 Sep 2017 12:20

Massoud: ‘A Real Hero Of This Land’

Respected by both the people and his opposition, Ahmad Shah Massoud had been a brave commander and a ‘real hero’, said numerous leaders Saturday.

 
Poverty drives child soldiers into Afghanistan
6 Sep 2017 11:08

Poverty drives child soldiers into Afghanistan's endless war

The rescue this summer of dozens of Afghan youths destined to be trained as Taliban fighters has spotlighted how entrenched poverty is fuelling a renewable supply of child soldiers to endlessly replenish the insurgents' ranks.

 
Major operation to kick off in Kandahar, says Gen. Raziq
4 Sep 2017 12:25

Major operation to kick off in Kandahar, says Gen. Raziq

The provincial police chief of the southern Kandahar province General Abdul Raziq has said a major operation will kick off against the insurgents in this province.

 
UK plans ‘significant uptick’ in Afghanistan special ops – reports
28 Aug 2017 11:22

UK plans ‘significant uptick’ in Afghanistan special ops – reports

Hard on the heels of Donald Trump’s decision to wage a more aggressive war in Afghanistan, London reportedly prepares to ramp up SAS covert operations there. According to British intelligence, Afghanistan could fall to the Taliban if the US pulled out.

 
Ismail Khan backs parliamentary system, Coalition for Salvation of Afghanistan
27 Aug 2017 13:32

Ismail Khan backs parliamentary system, Coalition for Salvation of Afghanistan

Ismail Khan, a senior Afghan politician, has voiced support for the proposed parliamentary system of governance.

 
Situation to get worse as Iraq if Afghan war outsourced by US, Karzai warns
12 Aug 2017 13:10

Situation to get worse as Iraq if Afghan war outsourced by US, Karzai warns

The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has reacted to reports regarding the alleged plans for the outsourcing of Afghan war, warning that the security situation will further deteriorate and will get worse as Iraq if such a step is taken.

 
Pakistan Most likely Engineered Mullah Mansour’s Death: Report
10 Aug 2017 10:02

Pakistan Most likely Engineered Mullah Mansour’s Death: Report

New Your Times reports that the death of Taliban commander Mullah Mansour was most likely engineered by Pakistan’s ISI.

 
Can the US defeat the Taliban in Afghanistan?
2 Aug 2017 09:24

Can the US defeat the Taliban in Afghanistan?

Can the US defeat the Taliban in Afghanistan? Security is worsening as the Taliban continue to control large parts of the country.

 
UK activists call for international action against Al Khalifah regime
25 May 2017 11:21

UK activists call for international action against Al Khalifah regime

UK rights activists have gathered outside Bahrain’s embassy in London to call on the British government and the rest of the international community to stand up to the Bahraini regime and stop its brutal treatment of ant-government protesters.

 
Ghani, Merkel talk by phone about refugees, peace, reforms
25 May 2017 11:01

Ghani, Merkel talk by phone about refugees, peace, reforms

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone on Wednesday, Ghani's office said.

 
Karzai hosts Hekmatyar in his residence to discuss peace and other issues
21 May 2017 11:02

Karzai hosts Hekmatyar in his residence to discuss peace and other issues

The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Saturday met with the leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar in his residence.

 
Senate leader seeks answers in FBI
11 May 2017 12:30

Senate leader seeks answers in FBI's ISIS bride case

A leading US senator on Wednesday asked FBI officials to explain how a rogue employee with top-secret clearance traveled to Syria without their knowledge and married a prominent ISIS terrorist she had been assigned to investigate.

 
New pictures show aftermath of MOAB bombing on ISIS hideouts in Afghanistan
10 May 2017 10:59

New pictures show aftermath of MOAB bombing on ISIS hideouts in Afghanistan

New pictures have emerged from the eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan showing the aftermath of an airstrike involving GBU-43 bombing, also known as Mother of All Bombs (MOAB) on ISIS hideouts.