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    ‘Afghan women’s participation essential in Turkey Summit’

    5 April 2021

    BALKH: A gathering of Islamic scholars, influential figures and youths in Balkh province on Monday said that the presence of Afghan women in the upcoming Turkey Summit on Afghan peace was essential for defense of their rights.

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    Istanbul Summit on Afghan Peace to start on Mid-April

    4 April 2021

    KABUL: The Istanbul conference on the Afghan peace process will begin on April 16 and continue for 10 days, local medias reported on Sunday.

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    Hekmatyar urges Taliban to reconcile 

    3 April 2021

    KABUL: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the former premier, and chief of Hezb-e-Islami called on the Taliban to follow his path and join the Afghan Peace process while voicing his optimism for peace among hundreds of his supporters in Kabul, on Saturday. 

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    Balkh clerics stand in solidarity for peace process 

    25 March 2021

    BALKH: Religious scholars, civil society activists, and youth in Balkh province attended a gathering in the capital city of Mazar-e-Sharif to voice support to security forces, the republican system, and the upcoming peace summit in Turkey.

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    Civilians bearing the brunt of unclaimed IEDs 

    16 March 2021

    KABUL: Arash, a 3-year-old minor, was one of the victims of an unclaimed Improvised Explosive Device (IED) bombing in Kabul on Monday that killed five people and injured 16 others.

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    UNSC demands end to targeted attacks in Afghanistan

    13 March 2021

    KABUL: The United Nations Security Council has unanimously condemned the disturbing number of attacks in Afghanistan that intentionally threaten civilians. 

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    Political leaders urged to mobilize for Afghan peace 

    13 March 2021

    KABUL: Heela Najibullah, the daughter of Afghanistan’s former president, Dr. Najibullah Ahmadzai, has stated that Afghan political leaders must unite to deal with the peace process.

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    Balkh: Thousands sign plea for women's participation in peace 

    10 March 2021

    BALKH: Women’s rights activists attended a program to campaign for women’s participation and role in the peace process in Mazar-e-Sharif city, the capital of Balkh province, on Tuesday. 

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    Fierce clashes in Kandahar leaves 80pc people jobless

    17 February 2021

    KANDAHAR: Heavy conflicts in nine districts of southern Kandahar province have displaced more than 20,000 families to Kandahar’s capital city over the past three months, rendering an overwhelming majority of the residents unemployed. 

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    U.S. trying to pull out of Doha peace deal: Hekmatyar

    15 February 2021

    KABUL: Supreme Leader of Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) claims the U.S. is preparing to withdraw from the peace treaty with Taliban insurgents signed last year – in which Washington had committed to extricating all of its troops from Afghanistan by May and ending its most prolonged war.