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Khalilzad to brief US Senate on Afghan peace efforts

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: US Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is appearing before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday for a closed hearing on the Afghan reconciliation process, said US Senate Foreign Relations Committee.   It is expecte
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Khalilzad to brief US Senate on Afghan peace efforts

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: US Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is appearing before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday for a closed hearing on the Afghan reconciliation process, said US Senate Foreign Relations Committee.   It is expected that Khalilzad will brief the committee on his talks with Abdul Ghani Baradar Taliban’s political deputy …

Seven Daesh fighters killed in Kunar

AT News Report KABUL: At least seven Daesh affiliates have been killed during an operation conducted by police forces in eastern Kunar province, official said Wednesday. Police Special Unit carried out a preemptive crackdown against Daesh loyalist in province
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Seven Daesh fighters killed in Kunar

AT News Report KABUL: At least seven Daesh affiliates have been killed during an operation conducted by police forces in eastern Kunar province, official said Wednesday. Police Special Unit carried out a preemptive crackdown against Daesh loyalist in province, in which seven Daesh militants were killed, said Ministry of Interior Spokesman Nasrat Rahimi. He said …

China helping vulnerable Afghans

By Farhad Naibkhel KABUL: China Foundation for Peace and Development (CFPD) on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) to help Afghan vulnerable refugees and Internal Displace Person (IDPs) based in Kabul.
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China helping vulnerable Afghans

By Farhad Naibkhel KABUL: China Foundation for Peace and Development (CFPD) on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) to help Afghan vulnerable refugees and Internal Displace Person (IDPs) based in Kabul. “Today we have signed the agreement to donate materials to needy refugees,” said Wang Yajun Chinese Deputy …

Candidates Warn Of Civil Disobedience Against Govt

Tolo News:  Members of the Council of Presidential Candidates which represents 13 presidential runners on Wednesday said President Ashraf Ghani’s term has ended and that they will begin civil disobedience as an option to show their opposition against the c
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Candidates Warn Of Civil Disobedience Against Govt

Tolo News:  Members of the Council of Presidential Candidates which represents 13 presidential runners on Wednesday said President Ashraf Ghani’s term has ended and that they will begin civil disobedience as an option to show their opposition against the continuation of the current government. Based on Article 62 of the Constitution, May 22 marks theRead More...

Khalilzad To Appear Before US Senate

Tolo News: US Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is appearing before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday for a closed hearing on the Afghan reconciliation process, said US Senate Foreign Relations Committee. It is expected that Khalilzad will
Afghan Online Press

Khalilzad To Appear Before US Senate

Tolo News: US Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is appearing before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday for a closed hearing on the Afghan reconciliation process, said US Senate Foreign Relations Committee. It is expected that Khalilzad will brief the committee on his talks with Abdul Ghani Baradar Taliban’s political deputy and his team asRead More...

Pakistani Duplicity Caused the United States to Lose in Afghanistan

The National Interest: Pakistan’s objectives for Afghanistan have always been different than those of the United States. Not only has Pakistan not helped the United States in Afghanistan, but from the very beginning through its support of the Taliban, Paki
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Pakistani Duplicity Caused the United States to Lose in Afghanistan

The National Interest: Pakistan’s objectives for Afghanistan have always been different than those of the United States. Not only has Pakistan not helped the United States in Afghanistan, but from the very beginning through its support of the Taliban, Pakistan has actively worked against our interests and is responsible for prolongation of the war and theRead More...

تهاجم کوچیها دربهسود، نمادی از جنگ قومی

کوچیها را نمیتوان اقلیت دینی ویا قومی دانست زیرا کوچیها نه یک قوم ونه کدام مذهب خاص است، بلکه کوچیګری نوعی از زندگی بشریست که کوچی زیستن درقرن
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تهاجم کوچیها دربهسود، نمادی از جنگ قومی

کوچیها را نمیتوان اقلیت دینی ویا قومی دانست زیرا کوچیها نه یک قوم ونه کدام مذهب خاص است، بلکه کوچیګری نوعی از زندگی بشریست که کوچی زیستن درقرن ۲۱ نوعی عقب ماندگی و مقابله با زندگی مدرن است.اما درافغانستان کوچیګری در اوج تمدن درقرن ۲۱ ،زندگی توام با توحش و بربریت ،عملا امنیت ملی و ثبات اجتماعی رادر کشور تهدید می کند ومنازعه ی كوچى و ده‌نشين به عنوان زخم ناسور است که هر سال این بحران تداوم میابد و ائتلاف جدید کوچیها و طالبان بعد تازه ای به این بحران می بخشد و خطر بروز تنش های قومی در کشور را تشدیدو تهاجم کوچیها دربهسود،نمادی ازجنگ قومی درافغانستانرا بروز (...) - دیدگاه / تروريزم، کوچی طالبان، طالبان، القاعده و داعش, دو قرن جنایت در افغانستان: جنایات نسل کشی، قتل عام، برده داری، جنگ های داخلی، جنایات جنگی و جنایات حاد علیه بشریت, هایلایت

Opinion divided as war-scarred Kabul palace restored

Al Jazeera: Upon completion, the building will host a museum containing artefacts from the Presidential Palace’s archive, which goes back to the time of Amanullah’s father, King Habibullah, and a fully-landscaped park.  But not everyone is in fa
Afghan Online Press

Opinion divided as war-scarred Kabul palace restored

Al Jazeera: Upon completion, the building will host a museum containing artefacts from the Presidential Palace’s archive, which goes back to the time of Amanullah’s father, King Habibullah, and a fully-landscaped park.  But not everyone is in favour of the restoration project.  Some say the cost of what will be lost will be too great comparedRead More...

What Trump’s pardon of war criminals says about US policy in Afghanistan

Mohammed Harun Arsalai via TRT World: Trump’s effort to pardon Mathew Golsteyn, the Army Green Beret who killed an unarmed Afghan in 2010, as well as the pardon of Matthew Behenna, a soldier convicted in 2009 of murdering a released detainee in Iraq, i
Afghan Online Press

What Trump’s pardon of war criminals says about US policy in Afghanistan

Mohammed Harun Arsalai via TRT World: Trump’s effort to pardon Mathew Golsteyn, the Army Green Beret who killed an unarmed Afghan in 2010, as well as the pardon of Matthew Behenna, a soldier convicted in 2009 of murdering a released detainee in Iraq, is part of a broader campaign to obscure the reality of the US-ledRead More...

US solider jailed for killing Afghan citizen freed

 AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: Convicted of killing an Afghan citizen, a US soldier has been freed from a military correctional facility on Fort Leavenworth in northeastern Kansas As he was released after eight years in prison, US Army National Guard Sgt. De
Afghanistan Times

US solider jailed for killing Afghan citizen freed

 AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: Convicted of killing an Afghan citizen, a US soldier has been freed from a military correctional facility on Fort Leavenworth in northeastern Kansas As he was released after eight years in prison, US Army National Guard Sgt. Derrick Miller’s mother Renee Myers cried: “Ah, my baby.” According to the Kansas City …

NUG terms end: Public opinion on it!

AT News Report KABUL: Today, May 22, is the last day of the national unity government, an administration formed by the US broker in September 2014 after none of two frontrunners in the president elections (President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah A
Afghanistan Times

NUG terms end: Public opinion on it!

AT News Report KABUL: Today, May 22, is the last day of the national unity government, an administration formed by the US broker in September 2014 after none of two frontrunners in the president elections (President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah) managed to secure enough votes to prevent a power sharing deal. Now, …

Candidates threaten to block Kabul roads from Thursday

AT News Report KABUL: Political leaders and presidential candidates mostly opposition to President Ashraf Ghani, have threatened to block main roads in Kabul city to pressure the president leave office. A council shaped by the presidential hopefuls is said t
Afghanistan Times

Candidates threaten to block Kabul roads from Thursday

AT News Report KABUL: Political leaders and presidential candidates mostly opposition to President Ashraf Ghani, have threatened to block main roads in Kabul city to pressure the president leave office. A council shaped by the presidential hopefuls is said to block the roads if its demand was not met by president Ghani. The council demand …

Atmar Offers President Ghani To Head A Caretaker Govt

Tolo News: President Ashraf Ghani’s former National Security Advisor and a leading presidential candidate Mohammad Hanif Atmar at a gathering on Monday called the continuation of the incumbent government “illegitimate” and made some offers to t
Afghan Online Press

Atmar Offers President Ghani To Head A Caretaker Govt

Tolo News: President Ashraf Ghani’s former National Security Advisor and a leading presidential candidate Mohammad Hanif Atmar at a gathering on Monday called the continuation of the incumbent government “illegitimate” and made some offers to the head of the state. Addressing a group of presidential candidates, Atmar said the nation and the candidates are awaiting President Ghani’sRead More...

Taliban kill three police in Kabul checkpoint attack during iftar meal

1TV: Taliban gunmen attacked a security checkpoint in Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday evening, killing three police while they were having their fast-breaking meal called iftar. The attack happened around 7:10p.m. in Doghabad area in Police District 7 of the
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Taliban kill three police in Kabul checkpoint attack during iftar meal

1TV: Taliban gunmen attacked a security checkpoint in Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday evening, killing three police while they were having their fast-breaking meal called iftar. The attack happened around 7:10p.m. in Doghabad area in Police District 7 of the city, two kilometres from the parliament building. Click here to read more (external link).

Candidates warn of “serious consequences” if Ghani overstays in power

By FarhadNaibkhel KABUL:Majority of presidential runners on Monday warned the leaders of the National Unity Government of “negative consequences” if the president stays in power after his term ends on May 22nd. Hopefuls of 12 out of 18 electoral tickets a
Afghanistan Times

Candidates warn of “serious consequences” if Ghani overstays in power

By FarhadNaibkhel KABUL:Majority of presidential runners on Monday warned the leaders of the National Unity Government of “negative consequences” if the president stays in power after his term ends on May 22nd. Hopefuls of 12 out of 18 electoral tickets appeared in a press briefing and strongly opposed government’s writ after two days as it …

Three Haqqani militants detained in Kabul

AT News Report KABUL: Three members of the notorious Haqqani Terrorist Network were detained in Kabul, the capital city in a fresh crackdown lunched by spy operatives on Monday. “The National Directorate of Security (NDS) personnel launched an operation in
Afghanistan Times

Three Haqqani militants detained in Kabul

AT News Report KABUL: Three members of the notorious Haqqani Terrorist Network were detained in Kabul, the capital city in a fresh crackdown lunched by spy operatives on Monday. “The National Directorate of Security (NDS) personnel launched an operation in Police District 8 of Kabul. As a result, three members of Haqqani terrorist group were …

Karzai denounces aerial attacks on civilians as ‘inhumane’ act

AT News Report KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai strongly condemned night raids and aerial attacks on villages and houses in the provinces of Wardak and Helmand, calling them “inhumane act”. Civilians were killed and wounded in night raids and airstri
Afghanistan Times

Karzai denounces aerial attacks on civilians as ‘inhumane’ act

AT News Report KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai strongly condemned night raids and aerial attacks on villages and houses in the provinces of Wardak and Helmand, calling them “inhumane act”. Civilians were killed and wounded in night raids and airstrikes launched by Afghan and foreign forces in the Nerkh district of Wardak and Gereshk of …

Peace process should be on top as presidential election means war for at least 5-year more: Masoud

AT News Report KABUL: A former aide to the erstwhile president has said that settling the conflict and restoring peace must come before holding elections in bid to stop the unstoppable bloodshed. Shahzada Masoud said this in an interview with Afghan
Afghanistan Times

Peace process should be on top as presidential election means war for at least 5-year more: Masoud

AT News Report KABUL: A former aide to the erstwhile president has said that settling the conflict and restoring peace must come before holding elections in bid to stop the unstoppable bloodshed. Shahzada Masoud said this in an interview with Afghanistan Times on Sunday, where he put peace process on top because presidential polls invite wars for …

Pentagon awards new contract to support AAF MD-530Fs fleet

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Department of Defense, Pentagon, has awarded a new contract to provide logistics support to Afghan Air Force’s fleet of MD-530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters. According to a statement released by Department of Defense, the Arizona
Afghanistan Times

Pentagon awards new contract to support AAF MD-530Fs fleet

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Department of Defense, Pentagon, has awarded a new contract to provide logistics support to Afghan Air Force’s fleet of MD-530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters. According to a statement released by Department of Defense, the Arizona-based MD Helicopters has received a new contract to provide logistics support to Afghan Air Force. “MD …

Son detained on charge of mother killing

AT News Report KABUL: A son, who has been accused of killing his mother arrested by the National Police on Saturday in northern Sar-e-Pull province, official said on Sunday. The incident took place about a month ago in the outskirt of the province, where a 4
Afghanistan Times

Son detained on charge of mother killing

AT News Report KABUL: A son, who has been accused of killing his mother arrested by the National Police on Saturday in northern Sar-e-Pull province, official said on Sunday. The incident took place about a month ago in the outskirt of the province, where a 40 years old mother was gunneddown by her son. Spokesman …

New Afghan Parliament Session Ends In Brawl Over Speaker

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty May 19, 2019 A fight broke out during the first session of Afghanistan’s new parliament after disagreement on the election of a speaker. Online video showed lawmakers fighting on May 19 over the seating of businessman Mi
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New Afghan Parliament Session Ends In Brawl Over Speaker

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty May 19, 2019 A fight broke out during the first session of Afghanistan’s new parliament after disagreement on the election of a speaker. Online video showed lawmakers fighting on May 19 over the seating of businessman Mir Rahman Rahmani as the speaker of the lower house of parliament, known as theRead More...

Simmons to step down as Afghanistan coach after World Cup

ESPNcricinfo: Phil Simmons will step down as Afghanistan coach after the World Cup. The former West Indies opener, who was appointed to the position in December 2017, said the time is right for him to move on as the target he was given – of helping
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Simmons to step down as Afghanistan coach after World Cup

ESPNcricinfo: Phil Simmons will step down as Afghanistan coach after the World Cup. The former West Indies opener, who was appointed to the position in December 2017, said the time is right for him to move on as the target he was given – of helping Afghanistan reach the World Cup – has been achieved. Simmons is understood toRead More...

MPs Elect Rahmani As Wolesi Jirga Speaker

Tolo News: The new lawmakers in the Wolesi Jirga, the Lower House of the Parliament, on Saturday elected Mir Rahman Rahmani as the new speaker of the house. Rahmani, an MP from Parwan, is a former military general who has completed his studies in Russia in 1
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MPs Elect Rahmani As Wolesi Jirga Speaker

Tolo News: The new lawmakers in the Wolesi Jirga, the Lower House of the Parliament, on Saturday elected Mir Rahman Rahmani as the new speaker of the house. Rahmani, an MP from Parwan, is a former military general who has completed his studies in Russia in 1982. Click here to read more (external link).

Three children killed in roadside blast in western Afghanistan

Al Jazeera: Three children were killed when an explosive device attached to a motorbike went off in a market in Afghanistan’s western province, an official said. Another 20 people were wounded in the incident on Saturday, which took place in Herat pr
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Three children killed in roadside blast in western Afghanistan

Al Jazeera: Three children were killed when an explosive device attached to a motorbike went off in a market in Afghanistan’s western province, an official said. Another 20 people were wounded in the incident on Saturday, which took place in Herat province’s Oba district, according to provincial governor spokesman Jelani Farhad. Click here to read more (external link). MoreRead More...

سياست و قبيله در پنج سال غنی احمدزی

با كشورم چه رفته است كه گل ها هنوزسوگوارند... ازقلب خاك های فراموش سركشد تا ازقنات حنجره ها فوج خشم وخون روی غروب سوختۀ مرگ پركشد: اين نعرۀ من اس
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سياست و قبيله در پنج سال غنی احمدزی

با كشورم چه رفته است كه گل ها هنوزسوگوارند... ازقلب خاك های فراموش سركشد تا ازقنات حنجره ها فوج خشم وخون روی غروب سوختۀ مرگ پركشد: اين نعرۀ من است اين نعرۀ من است كه روی کاغذ می پيچد وخاكهای سكوت زمانۀ تاريك را می آشوبد و با هزارمشت گران برقلب دشمن می كوبد اين نعرۀ من است كه می روبد خاكستر زمان ازخشم روزگار... دربيکرانه ها مي پيچد ... واستبداد را مي لرزاند . حکومت غني احمدزي، ارزش‌های ملی و انسانی را درپرتو شعاع فرهنگ قومی وتباری نگریسته وتفسیر می‌نمایند. این نگاه و رویکرد تنگ‌نظرانه زمامداران سیاسی است که مدام بر طبل نفاق و کشمکش‌های اجتماعی و سیاسی دامن (...) - دیدگاه

یادداشت های روز: سلیمه نیکبین؛ حکومت موقت؛ زندانی کردن بی گناه و آزاد کردن تروریست

سلیمه نیکبین را به جرم هزاره بودن با وجود برنده شدن نگذاشتند که به پارلمان راه یابد ! جواب هرگند را در افغانستان باید یک هزاره بپردازد ، جواب کا
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یادداشت های روز: سلیمه نیکبین؛ حکومت موقت؛ زندانی کردن بی گناه و آزاد کردن تروریست

سلیمه نیکبین را به جرم هزاره بودن با وجود برنده شدن نگذاشتند که به پارلمان راه یابد ! جواب هرگند را در افغانستان باید یک هزاره بپردازد ، جواب کابل بانک را شیرخان فرنود با مرگ مشکوک خود پرداخت کرد ، جواب هجده سال فساد را به دوش عبدالرزاق وحیدی انداختند و جواب تقلب گسترده انتخاباتی را از سلیمه نیکبین گرفتند . سلیمه نیک بین یکی از معدود کاندیدای برنده در لیست ابتدایی انتخابات بود که رأی پاک مردم را با خود داشت و به هیچ باند مافیای زر و زور وابسته نبود و خودش هم صاحب زر و زور نیست که ایشان را به جرم هزاره بودن از لیست نهایی برنده های حوزه انتخاباتی کابل حذف (...) - دیدگاه / تروريزم، کوچی طالبان، طالبان، القاعده و داعش

تقاعد اجباری ژنرال به دلیل پشتون نبودن

کابل پرس: ژنرال محمد علی شجاعی، پس از سال ها مبارزه با تروریزم و دفاع از جان و مال و زندگی مردم در نقاط مختلف کشور، بجای اینکه تشویق شده و ارتقای
Kabul Press کابل پرس

تقاعد اجباری ژنرال به دلیل پشتون نبودن

کابل پرس: ژنرال محمد علی شجاعی، پس از سال ها مبارزه با تروریزم و دفاع از جان و مال و زندگی مردم در نقاط مختلف کشور، بجای اینکه تشویق شده و ارتقای درجه پیدا کند و تا سطح وزارت دفاع برسد، با تقاعد اجباری به دلیل پشتون نبودن مواجه شده است. در 17 سال گذشته، حکومت های قبیله ای و دست نشانده ی کرزی و غنی احمدزی بصورت برنامه ریزی شده از تروریست های طالب به دلیل اشتراکات قومی حمایت مستقیم و غیر مستقیم کرده اند. سربازان، افسران و ژنرال های غیر پشتون بیشترین سهم را در مبارزه با تروریزم داشته اند اما حکومت های قبایلی یا در همکاری با طالبان دست به ترور آنان زده اند و یا (...) - خبر و گزارش / تبعیض، تبعیض نژادی، مذهبی و جنسیتی, گروه های قومی, هایلایت

تقلب انتخاباتی پارلمان طوری عیار شده بود که غیر پشتون ها در اقلیت باشند

کابل پرس: آگاهان سیاسی می گویند تقلب انتخاب پارلمانی طوری تنظیم شده بود که خلاف دو دور قبل انتخابات، غیر پشتون ها در اقلیت قرار گرفته و ضمن راه
Kabul Press کابل پرس

تقلب انتخاباتی پارلمان طوری عیار شده بود که غیر پشتون ها در اقلیت باشند

کابل پرس: آگاهان سیاسی می گویند تقلب انتخاب پارلمانی طوری تنظیم شده بود که خلاف دو دور قبل انتخابات، غیر پشتون ها در اقلیت قرار گرفته و ضمن راه یافتن وکلای پشتون تبار از راه تقلب در پارلمان با اکثریت قاطع، ریاست پارلمان نیز در اختیار آنان قرار گیرد. پیش از این ریاست پارلمان در اختیار یک تاجیک تبار و یک اوزبیک تبار بوده است. اکنون، در کنار ده کرسی غصبی اختصاص داده شده به کوچی های پشتون، ده ها کرسی دیگر نیز از راه تقلب، حتا در مناطقی که پشتون ها در اقلیت می باشند، راه را برای اکثریت کردن پشتون ها در پارلمان هموار می کند. برای نمونه در کابل، سلیمه نیکبین با (...) - خبر و گزارش / فساد، سوء استفاده، اختلاس و غصب زمين, شورای ملی، پارلمان، مجلس

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