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Afghanistan mystified by dwindling foreign largesse

Washington doubles down on threats to cut aid in rebuke of warring Afghan leaders An enduring domestic political conflict is proving to be devastating for Afghanistan’s strategic milieu and a foreign aid which is the lifeline of our ailing economy and the more critical counterinsurgency campaign; the chaos of our …

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Afghanistan dreads spread of coronavirus

AT News KABUL: Positive cases of coronavirus have dramatically increasing in Afghanistan with 337 cases so far recorded across the country in the shortest period of time —an alarm to the war-hit country that scrambling with fragile health system.       Only on Sunday, 28 cases were registered in Kabul, Kandahar, …

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Who is Aslam Farooqi?

AT News KABUL: The Afghan National Directorate of Security said that its operatives have detained head of IS-K Abdullah Orikzai, aka “Aslam Faroqi”. Faroqi in his initial confession has spoken about the Daesh extremists group’s deep ties with regional intelligence according to the officials. However, Jawid Faisal, a spokesman for …

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Abdullah camp warns to form own cabinet

AT News ABUL: A close aide to Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, a self-proclaimed president of Afghan presidential vote, has threatened to announce parallel cabinet if Ashraf Ghani—a declared winner of Afghan election by electoral body, did not stop high level appointments. In the past few days, President Ghani appointed Mohammad Haneef …

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