“The Afghan people should not be deprived of their right to vote because of insecurity,” said the Chief Electoral Officer, Ziaulhaq Amarkhil, in a recent interview.
KABUL, Aug. 17 -- \\\"We are deprived of a happy childhood by the war and conflict. All that people pay attention to are politics and security. We need peace and stability,\\\" said Farhad Hashimi, a 16-year-old circus performer
The Afghanistan’s natural resources are considered to be a silver lining for the economy of Afghanistan, as the NATO-led international coalition security forces are preparing to leave the country.
The group is now trying to smash its way into prisons to re-enlist fighters, writes Ahmed Rashid
Those who speculate that Iran will somehow absorb western Afghanistan into its sphere of influence when US and NATO forces drawdown in 2014 have not been through the doors of the threadbare “Public Library and Cultural Center” in Herat.
Press TV has conducted an interview with Entifadh Qanbar, political analyst, about the latest situation in Syria. What follows is an approximate transcription of the interview.
KABUL, July 29 -- The continuing fall of the local currency has not only worsened the Afghan economy but also dampened the Afghan spirit to rebuild their country, particularly at a time when they are preparing for the pull-out of all foreign forces ...
Press TV has conducted an interview with Richard Becker, ANSWER Coalition in San Francisco, about a security pact to be signed between Afghanistan and the US which will allow Washington to have permanent military bases with legal immunity of crimes against ...
Their history and their resurgence by Laura Hayes, Borgna Brunner, and Beth Rowen
Evidence is mixed as to the readiness of Afghanistan\'s Army and National Police to assume the lead in planning and fighting – with the summer combat season likely to be the first big test.
Terrorist attacks in Afghanistan appear to be getting bolder in recent days. The Taliban also increasingly is targeting the civilian population, including children.
There is no need for a chaos-engulfed finale to the Afghan War. There is no reason to continue the bloodshed, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit.
KABUL, May 20 -- Some 12 years ago, it was unthinkable to have Internet cafes in Afghanistan. But today, Kabul, and some other cities and towns in the country, have Internet shops where Afghans, especially students, can surf and look for the information that they need.
The U.S. invaded Afghanistan more than 12 years ago with a contingent of special forces and Central Intelligence Agency officers, some of them on horseback, armed with laser pointers to direct air strikes against al-Qaeda and its Taliban hosts.
By Frud Bezhan May 6, 2013 Afghanistan's fledgling air force is scrambling to prepare to take control of the country's airspace. But while expectations are high, the force is having trouble getting off the ground. Air power has proved crucial in rugged Afghanistan, where road networks ...
Afghanistan\\\'s ties with its neighbor Pakistan have become severely strained lately, with both sides engaging in a war of words and cross-border violence.
In researching his new history, Return of a King of the 1842 British defeat in Afghanistan, William Dalrymple traced the army’s ill-fated retreat route.
Kabul - While others make plans to flee, a new generation of educated young Afghans who have tasted new freedoms in post-Taliban times are determined to stay and rebuild their war-ravaged nation.
An analyst says the Taliban had eradicated poppy fields prior to 2001 and so Washington plans permanent occupation of Afghanistan to maintain control of its opium empire.
KABUL, April 5 -- Despite economic problems and traditional barriers, more and more Afghan girls are now attending classes in their villages to secure their future.