- NATO envoy confer on peace, support to Afghan forces
- The White House said that the US President Joe Biden is committed to bring the Afghan conflict to a responsible end and consult troop withdrawal with the US partners around the world.
- After European Union (EU), the UK Embassy to Kabul has pushed for the urgent need and establishment of the High Council of National Reconciliation (HCNR), citing it vital to provide directions for the Afghan peace negotiations.
- The Afghan negotiating sides in Doha have agreed in principle on the procedural rules for intra-Afghan talks following nearly three months of controversies holding back progress.
- The project, once producing thousands of tons of crops, was launched by the Soviet Union in 1967 during the leadership of King Mohammad Zahir Shah but ceased operating after the civil war broke out in Afghanistan during the 1990’s.
- Project also known as Band Sardeh Project, the country’s major agricultural scheme in southern Ghazni province, is one of the many other infrastructural facilities affected by conflicts while most parts of the land it covered are grabbed by strongmen and local people.
- The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has extolled the recent agreement between Afghanistan and Pakistan on a shared vision for bilateral relations and regional stability.
- Reports suggest progress is made on the procedural issues obstructing the intra-Afghan talks in Doha for more than two months.
- 21 March 2021
KABUL/GHAZNI: Amid revived bids for peace talks between the Afghan negotiating sides, a militia commander accused of having allied with the Taliban recently is waging an open and unfettered war against President Ashraf Ghani-led administration.
- 1 February 2021
HERAT: In the wake of increased wandering street children who are being abused in various ways, a community support program has been launched in western Herat province to reduce the levels of violence against Afghan children and women.
- 22 January 2021
NANGARHAR: Residents of the Haska Mina district of eastern Nangarhar province say that they have rendered tremendous sacrifices and incurred financial losses during the fight against Daesh or Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) insurgents. They grumble the government is yet to assist them.
- 18 January 2021
BALKH: Local power utility officials say Taliban militants collect 30 million Afghanis in electricity bills annually from 10,000 power consumers in areas under their control in northern Balkh province.
- 15 January 2021
GHAZNI: Local officials accuse Taliban militants of destroying several kilometers of roads and parts of highways with bombs in southern Ghazni province, saying road closures and destructions have created massive problems for commuters, as well as cargo transporters.
- 12 January 2021
KANDAHAR: The sole survivor of an erroneous airstrike, Saleh Mohammad demands justice from Afghan officials after losing 18 members of his family in southwestern Nimroz province. On the other hand, in a similar attack, five children were killed and five others wounded in Bushran area of Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, on January 7.
- 31 December 2020
BALKH: Local officials and residents in the northern Balkh province expressed concern about a 50-bed civil hospital in Dawlatabad district of the province that had been closed for an indefinite period due to the Taliban’s death threats and security problems.
- 25 December 2020
Following Nikzad’s assassination, Ghazni Journalists’ Union members in a meeting asked the government to investigate the incident within the next three days – ending on Friday.
- 15 December 2020
BALKH: Voicing its concern regarding the grave repercussions for Afghan citizens, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) says civilian casualties and raging violence have unprecedentedly increased in the northern region of the country while.
- 12 December 2020
KANDAHAR: Local officials say as many as 107 people have been killed and 390 wounded during conflicts in southern Kandahar province the last one month alone, signifying the highest number of casualties ever recorded over the past one year.