Some political analysts characterize the National Unity Government (NUG) as a wall built on a sideling foundation, which cannot be expected to perform well in its remaining term. 

5 more MPs suspended for absence

Sunday, 23 April 2017 03:28 Written by

Five more members of the Lower House were suspended Saturday due to long absence.

The targeted MPs were Ezatullah Atif, representing Kabul, Amanullah Guzar (Kabul), Pir Bakhsh Gardewal (Nangarhar), Alam Khan Azadi (Balkh), and Mohammad Ishaq Rahguzar (Balkh).

Journalists on Saturday complained they were not allowed to visit the area where GBU-43/B -- or Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) -- bomb was dropped by the United States in eastern Nangarhar province.

As many as 64,000 Kochi families living in southern Kandahar province are faced with health issues, lacking access to clean drinking water and shelter.

Most of these nomadic households, after losing their livestock and other assets for different reasons, have opted for urban life. Now they have stopped moving from one province to another.

At least 135 soldiers have been killed and 65 others wounded in a Taliban attack on the Shaeen Military Corps in northern Balkh province, a well-placed source revealed on Saturday.

28 ISIS militants killed in Nangarhar

Sunday, 23 April 2017 03:17 Written by

At least twenty eight militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) were killed during the ongoing Hamza counter-terrorism operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

A number of lawmakers and political analysts lambast the political and Jihadi figures for their silence over the recent incident in Nangarhar’s Achin district besides the government, believing that some politicians who claim the leadership of Afghans are tight-lipped about use of "the mother of all bombs", also known as MOAB, in Achin to gratify the United States.

During a visit to South Korea, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence admitted Monday that the recent bombings of Syria and Afghanistan were a warning to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Ten civilian and military officials in central Kapisa province have been arrested on charges of corruption, authorities said on Tuesday.

Ahmad Zia Massoud has warned of political instability in the country in his reaction to the presidential decree regarding his dismissal as senior presidential adviser for reforms and good governance.