Afghanistan

History-making Afghanistan get rough introduction to Test cricket

History-making Afghanistan get rough introduction to Test cricket

Afghanistan were handed a bruising introduction to Test cricket by India on Thursday as they capped their astonishing rise from war and refugee camps to joining the sport s elite. Afghan skipper Asghar Stanikzai called it a “very proud moment” as he strode onto to the field at Bangalore s M. Chinnaswamy stadium for the toss, won […]

Pakistan reiterates its support of recent peace initiatives in Afghanistan, Office of the Spokesperson

Pakistan reiterates its support of recent peace initiatives in Afghanistan, Office of the Spokesperson

Pakistan reiterates its support of recent peace initiatives in Afghanistan, Office of the Spokesperson Pakistan wishes to reiterate its support of recent peace initiatives in Afghanistan.We particularly support all Afghan-owned and Afghan-led efforts aimed at bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan. We also wish our Afghan brothers and sisters a peaceful and blessed month of Ramazan […]

Afghanistan announces ceasefire with Taliban for Eid

Afghanistan announces ceasefire with Taliban for Eid

Afghanistan announced on Thursday a week-long ceasefire with the Taliban for the Eid holiday, though operations against other groups including the militant group Islamic State (IS), will continue.The ceasefire will last “from the 27th of Ramazan until the fifth day of Eidul Fitr,” Afghan President Ashraf Ghani tweeted from an official account, indicating it could […]

A PEACEFUL AFGHANISTAN IS IN THE FAVOUR OF PAKISTAN: SARDAR AYAZ SADIQ

A PEACEFUL AFGHANISTAN IS IN THE FAVOUR OF PAKISTAN: SARDAR AYAZ SADIQ

A PEACEFUL AFGHANISTAN IS IN THE FAVOUR OF PAKISTAN: SARDAR AYAZ SADIQ Islamabad; (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The Speaker National Assembly Pakistan Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Afghanistan is our neighboring country and a peaceful Afghanistan is in the favour of Pakistan and the entire region. He was talking to the Special Representative of Germany […]

Watchdog says US strategy in Afghanistan shows little result

Watchdog says US strategy in Afghanistan shows little result

WASHINGTON : The Trump administration’s revamped Afghanistan strategy has made little progress against the Taliban insurgency, leaving the country a “dangerous and volatile” place nearly 17 years after the U.S. invaded, a government watchdog report said Monday. The conclusion contrasts with assertions last fall by the American military that the Afghans, with U.S. support, had […]

Joint Press Release on the4th Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) Meeting held in Islamabad on 14 May 2015

Joint Press Release on the4th Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) Meeting held in Islamabad on 14 May 2015

Islamabad, May, 14, 2018 Asghar Ali Mubarak The 4th meeting of Afghanistan Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) was held in Islamabad today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The delegations were led by Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai and Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Ms. Tehmina Janjua. In pursuance of the seven principals […]

Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail received British Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail received British Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail received British Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Gareth Bayley for a meeting here on Tuesday. British High Commissioner, Thomas Drew accompanied the visiting dignitary on the occasion. Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) Matters related to Pak-UK bilateral relations and activities of DFID in support of […]

British Ambassador to Afghanistan visits Islamabad, Emphasized the importance of Pak-Afghan cooperation

British Ambassador to Afghanistan visits Islamabad, Emphasized the importance of Pak-Afghan cooperation

Islamabad (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The British Ambassador to Afghanistan, Sir Nicholas Kay, has visited Islamabad for a series of meetings with the Pakistani government. The visit is the latest in a series of exchanges by British Ambassadors and High Commissioners to share perspectives and increase understanding of the region. It follows the visit of the […]

Afghanistan Ex-President Bombshell: ‘USA Created ISIS’

Afghanistan Ex-President Bombshell: ‘USA Created ISIS’

Former President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai dropped a huge bombshell on Fox News this week, claiming that the USA created ISIS. Karzai says he holds the US directly responsible for the funding and orchestration of terrorist events by ISIS, and claims that the Pentagon does this in order to further its Middle East agenda. “Daesh (ISIS) […]

International Afghanistan Peace Conference starts in Moscow

International Afghanistan Peace Conference starts in Moscow

By News Desk MOSCOW:  A new round of international talks, during the International Afghanistan Peace Conference being hosted in Russia, is set to start on Friday featuring a broader scope of regional players than before. The countries including Pakistan, China, India, Iran and the Central Asian States have been invited to be a part of the conference. Additional […]

US drops ‘mother of all bombs’ to hit Da’ish hideouts in Afghanistan

US drops ‘mother of all bombs’ to hit Da’ish hideouts in Afghanistan

Agencies WASINGTON:  The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, also known as the “mother of all bombs”, in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday against a series of caves used by Islamic State (IS) militants, the military said. It was the first time this type of bomb had been used in combat and was dropped from […]

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