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Category Archives: Afghanistan

Faizululdding, a 40 years old man was detained on the charge of forced marriage to a teenage girl in northern Balkh province, local officials said on Friday.   The child marriage taboo across Afghanistan, particularly in rural areas,...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 18th, 2020

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s Foreign Minister on Friday, said India and Iran need to work together to accelerate rail connectivity to Afghanistan and the procurement of equipment for the development of Chabahar Port. He added that India’s...

Rising extortion along some of Afghanistan’s major highways by the Taliban and government forces have caused great concern for drivers – which is why they demand the Afghan government to take serious action and improve transportation...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 18th, 2020

According to the security sources at least 8 Taliban militants have been killed in Afghan military operations on Thursday. The Afghan special security forces conducted a rain in Charkh district of Logar province, killing two Taliban...

By Khaama Press on Jan 17th, 2020

The peace negotiations between the Taliban and the US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad resumed on Thursday after the Taliban announced their Chief, Mullah Haibatullah Akhund has agreed to a 10-day ‘ceasefire’. The Taliban and...

By Khaama Press on Jan 17th, 2020

A Boeing 727 of Bakhtar Afghan Airlines at Frankfurt Airport in the late 1980s Afghanistan National Procurement Authority chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has approved an initial investment budget to reactivate Afghan Bakhat aviation...

A roadside bomb targeted the Afghan government employees in the southern Zabul province on Thursday, which caused the death of a driver and four passengers, the provincial officials said. The provincial governor’s spokesman Gulsalam...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 16th, 2020

Losing its dominant position as Afghanistan’s largest and the most important trade partner over the decades, some traders in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa state of Pakistan on Wednesday opposed the proposal to allow Afghan traders to import...

Airstrikes on Taliban hideouts in Nimroz and Farah provinces of Afghanistan killed 5 Taliban militants, MOD said in a statement. An airstrike conducted by Afghan airforce on a Taliban hideout in Khasro district of Nimroz province on...

By Khaama Press on Jan 16th, 2020

John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) told US Congress on Wednesday that US officials have ‘routinely lied’ to the public with exaggerating reports on the Afghan war. Sopko was summoned...

By Khaama Press on Jan 16th, 2020

Taliban Chief, Mullah Haibatullah Akhund has agreed to a brief ceasefire for the peace talks resumption with the United States that may reach a deal signing stage this time. US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has been pushing the Taliban...

By Khaama Press on Jan 16th, 2020

Peace for Afghans means the end of the prolonged violence that has deeply affected their lives for decades – which is why the emphasis is on a ceasefire to create a conducive environment for Afghanistan Reconciliation and peace talks....

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 16th, 2020

Ignoring discrimination and inspiring tolerance through paintings of people from different races but with the same colors on their faces and hairs by an Afghan artist took the attention of a vast majority of people. Habib Olumi, a renowned...

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 15th, 2020

An Afghan religious clerk in western Herat province has started a widespread campaign, urging women to wear Islamic Hijab – a large headscarf – and has ordered his followers to punish those who disregard it. Mujeeb Rahman...

By Khaama Press on Jan 15th, 2020

PMs at the Wolesi Jirga, the lower house of the Afghan parliament, suspended the budget for the Ministry of Industry and Commerce over its “repeated refusal” by Ajmal Ahmadi, the acting minister to attend a briefing session. Mr....

By Nizam Rezahi on Jan 14th, 2020