Indonesian President Joko Widodo proposed Friday the establishment of a committee of Islamic scholars from his nation together with others from Afghanistan and Pakistan to promote a peaceful settlement of the Afghan conflict.

US President Donald Trump said on Friday that America is committed to ensuring that Afghanistan never again becomes a safe haven for terrorists and urged other nations to invest in their own defenses to make the world safer from rogue regimes.

Millat Baba Park on the verge of destruction

Sunday, 28 January 2018 03:43 Written by

The Millat Baba Park, a multimillion afghanis recreational area in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, is on the brink of destruction due to sheer negligence.

The remarks by the former US Ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad have attracted mixed reactions regarding the impasse between the government and Jamiat-e-Islami regarding Balkh political leadership.

A delegation from the United States is expected to visit Kabul amid a standoff between President Ashraf Ghani and ousted Balkh governor Atta Mohammad Noor, a source told 1TV.

The Public Health Ministry says the death toll in a suicide car bomb attack in Kabul has risen to 95, with 158 wounded in the deadliest insurgent attack in the country so far this year.

Saudi Arabia to invest in TAPI project

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:45 Written by

Saudi Arabia would make considerable investments in the construction of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline, Turkmenistan Deputy Prime Minister Maksat Babayev says.

Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak has come under fire for allowing his brother to be introduced as deputy intelligence chief at the ministry on the same day of the Intercontinental Hotel siege.

AAF receives four more Black Hawk helicopters

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 03:44 Written by

Four more US-made UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters were delivered to the Afghan Air Force on Tuesday.

The First Vice President of Afghanistan General Abdul Rashid Dostum says the attack on Intercontinental Hotel reveals security and intelligence failure.