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President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday met with Alice Wells, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs in Kabul. The office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said the two sides held...

By Khaama Press on May 13th, 2019

The High Representative of European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini has said that the European Union supports an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process. In her meeting with Abdullah Abdullah, the...

By Khaama Press on Mar 26th, 2019

The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan on Monday briefed the UN Security Council on situation and recent developments in Afghanistan. During his speech to UN Security Council, Yamamoto informed regarding...

By Khaama Press on Mar 12th, 2019

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday signed draft amendments to electoral law which was passed during the meeting of the cabinet today. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said the draft amendment to electoral...

The U.S. Special representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Khalilzad has said that he is hopeful to finalize a peace deal with the Taliban group before presidential elections in Afghanistan. Speaking at the U.S. Institute...

By Khaama Press on Feb 9th, 2019

The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) announced the initial parliamentary election results for northern Parwan province of Afghanistan. According to IEC, parliamentary candidates Abdul Aziz Humayoun Harirod, Mir Rahman Rahmani, Sediq Ahmad Osmani, Abdul Zahir Salangi, Zakia Sangin, and Samiya Azizi Sadat have won seats in the Lower...

The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan has informed regarding the likely postponement of presidential elections for another three months. A spokesman of the Independent Election Commission Abdul Aziz Ibrahimi said the commission is currently working on some schemes regarding the upcoming elections. Ibrahimi further added that the presidential...

The U.S. Special Adviser for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad eyes a peace agreement with the Taliban group ahead of presidential elections. Ambassador Khalilzad cautiously expressed optimisms regarding the reconciliation between the Afghan government and Taliban and said he expects a breakthrough until April of 2019. In the meantime,...

The leader of Hezb Islami Gulbuddin on Thursday reacted to the scheme announced by the Grand National Coalition regarding the upcoming presidential elections. The coalition’s member and former presidential adviser Ahmad Zia Massoud last Thursday unveiled the scheme regarding presidential elections, stating that the coalition’s scheme for presidential...

The Chief Executive of the Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah declared his intentions regarding the upcoming presidential elections, stating that any decision in this regard would be taken in close consultation with the people and that he would not join those who are sharing similar perspective with him. Abdullah made the remarks during a meeting with...

The Trump administration mulls pressing the Afghan government to suspend the presidential elections as Washington seeks to engage the Taliban in peace talks, it has been reported. The issue of the suspension of April-2019 elections was raised by the U.S. Special Adviser for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, sources privy of the...

The Grand National Coalition’s member and former presidential adviser Ahmad Zia Massoud on Thursday unveiled the decision of the coalition regarding upcoming presidential elections. Speaking during a press conference in Kabul, Massoud said the coalition has prepared a list of the potential candidates for the 2019 presidential elections. Massoud...

The Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has confirmed that he is seeking re-election during the presidential elections scheduled for 2019. He revealed his intention to run in presidential elections during an interview with Bloomberg. President Ghani has said he seeks re-election in a bid to finish the works which were launched during his tenure,...

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with the Commander of the U.S. Military Central Command Gen. Joseph Votel in Kabul on Monday. The office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said the two sides held talks regarding the intra-Afghan peace talks, equipping and strengthening of the Afghan armed forces, reforms in security and defense sectors,...

The voting for parliamentary, Wolesi Jirga, elections kicked off in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan earlier today. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials are saying that more than 500 hundred thousand voters have registered for the parliamentary elections in this province. The officials further added that 173 polling stations...