Tuesday 26 March 2019 - 09:53
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The United States had decided to end contacts with the Afghan National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib after the official blasted Washington’s peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad over talks with the Taliban, Reuters reported Tuesday. Addressing reporters in Washington last Thursday, Mohib had publicly criticized Khalilzad accusing him of selling out Afghanistan in talks with the Taliban, […] 19/03/2019 at 09:44

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Umer Daudzai, President Ashraf Ghani’s Special Envoy on Regional Affairs for Consensus on Peace, who addressed an event at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran on Sunday, said regional and world countries are playing their roles in the Afghan peace process but according to him “multiplicity of initiatives” is a problem for the process. […] 18/03/2019 at 09:40

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday that ties between the Taliban and Pakistan should be discussed in peace talks. “Presence of international troops in Afghanistan could be discussed in peace talks, but the question is when would the issue of Taliban’s ties with Pakistan be discussed?” Ghani said in a ceremony in the presidential […] 11/03/2019 at 09:58

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Afghan politicians and hundreds of their supporters at a gathering in the Loya Jirga tent in Kabul marked the fifth anniversary of Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, who was a prominent Jihadi leader and served as vice president during former President Hamid Karzai’s government. Five years ago, Marshal Fahim died on this day, 09th March 2014. […] 10/03/2019 at 00:39

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Afghanistan’s newly appointed 14 top officials of electoral commissions took the oath of office on Monday, ahead of presidential election on 20 July. The officials were approved by the president after they were chosen by candidates of the upcoming vote. They were picked from a pool of 81 nominees presented by political parties and civil […] 4/03/2019 at 09:39

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The consultative Loya Jirga on peace which is expected to be held in Kabul next month will not discuss interim government, a top official at Afghanistan’s High Peace Council said on Monday. The gathering is expected to draw around 2,000 people from all spectrums of society will be held between 17 March and 20 March, […] 25/02/2019 at 10:04

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The talks between US negotiators and Taliban members in Islamabad which was supposed to be held on Monday, February 18, has been postponed, Taliban acknowledged in a statement on Sunday. The statement said that Taliban was prepared for the talks but most negotiators the group could not attend the meeting as they are on the […] 18/02/2019 at 10:04

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Two Moldovan pilots have been freed after spending 3 1/2 years in captivity in Afghanistan, President Igor Dodon has announced. “At the end of the week or the beginning of next week, I’ll fly to Moscow to return with the aviators to Chisinau,” Dodon told reporters on February 11 in the Moldovan capital. The two […] 15/02/2019 at 10:07

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Russian Special Presidential Envoy for Afghanistan and Head of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Second Asia Department Zamir Kabulov will hold a meeting with US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in the Turkish capital of Ankara on February 22, as he himself said. “The meeting will take place in Ankara on February 22,” he […] 12/02/2019 at 12:19

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Delegates attending the peace talks in Moscow on Wednesday issued a joint declaration in which they outlined a nine point approach to promote “intra-Afghan” dialogue aimed at finding a political settlement to the conflict in the country. The delegates unanimously agreed to hold the next round of talks in Qatar’s capital Doha as soon as […] 7/02/2019 at 07:35