When United States forces and their Afghan allies rode into Kabul in November 2001 they were greeted as liberators. But after 17 years of war, the Taliban have retaken half the country, security is worse than it’s ever been, and many Afghans place the blame squarely on the Americans.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the International Islamic University would be built in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan along with the Technology Park.
US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has been “hard at work” as the top American diplomat making another round to the Region, the State Department said.
U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad could visit Moscow in early December to discuss bringing a durable peace to Afghanistan, a Russian government official said Monday.
Pakistan on Monday released two more senior Afghan Taliban leaders apparently in the wake of meetings between political representatives of the Taliban and the US officials in Qatar.
The Trump administration is considering pushing the Afghan government to postpone an April 2019 presidential election while it tries to reach a peace deal with the Taliban to end a 17-year war.
The participants of the 4th China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Dialogue have vowed to enhance connectivity among the three neighbors for peace, stability and economic development in the region.
“I think it is very important to keep in mind why we went to Afghanistan and the reason why we have stayed,” says Petraeus.
Director General of the Iranian Foreign Ministry for West Asian Affairs Rasoul Eslami took the foreign forces responsible for the long war in Afghanistan.
President Ashraf Ghani has said that Second Vice President Sarwar Danish would be his running mate again in the 2019 presidential election.
President Ashraf Ghani met with US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad on Saturday night, the presidential palace said in a statement on Sunday.
A landmark peace conference could mark a turning point in the long-running intractable Afghan war. The attendance of a number of key parties at the summit in Moscow marks a major realignment of past positions. The Taliban was there in its first ever official. India was also present there. Vijay Prashad,...
The government of Germany handed over one thousand body armor vests to the Afghan National Police (ANP) forces in Kabul.
U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan peace process, Zalmay Khalilzad, is visiting Afghanistan, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Pakistan as part of Washington’s efforts to jump start peace talks with the Afghan Taliban.
Russia on Friday kicked off a meeting for talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban movement with Moscow promising to work for a united and peaceful Afghanistan.
One may can differ but before going to fresh presidential polls, majority of Afghans are uncertain about future of their motherland in the wake of fencing of controversial Durand Line, increasing influence of Daesh and other foreign militant groups, undeclared alliance of militants with Russia and Pakistan ...
Afghanistan opened air corridor with its neighbor China with first cargo flight carrying tonnes of pine nuts from Kabul on Tuesday.
The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Afghanistan on Tuesday to meet with the Afghan leaders, Afghan and coalition officials, and coalition forces.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council (HPC) Mohammad Karim Khalili held talks in Tehran on Monday over the ongoing peace process in Afghanistan.
An Afghan delegation will attend international talks on the war-torn country in Russia this month, officials said Monday, as the Taliban consider whether to participate.