U.S. supports intra-Afghan dialogue

AT Kabul: After the meeting on the first day of the Tashkent conference, the American special representative stated that we are ready to support the dialogue between Afghans about a brighter and more inclusive future. “Thomas West”, the US special representative for Afghanistan affairs, stated that the participants in this …

Read More »

Karzai met Japan ambassador Takashi Okada

AT Kabul: Former President Hamid Karzai met with Mr. Takashi Okada Ambassador of Japan in Afghanistan. In this meeting, Mr. Takashi Okada expressed his condolences and sympathies for the victims of the recent earthquake and floods in Afghanistan. The former president also expressed his deep feelings about the assassination attempt …

Read More »

US envoys to join Tashkent meeting

AT Kabul: According to US department of state announcement, Special Representative for Afghanistan Thomas West and Special Envoy for Afghan Women, Girls, and Human Rights Rina Amiri will travel to Uzbekistan to participate in the International Conference on Afghanistan on July 25-26. The statement adds that during the conference, the …

Read More »

US, Taliban make headways on frozen Afghanistan assets

AT Kabul: U.S. and Taliban officials have exchanged proposals for the release of billions of dollars from Afghan central bank reserves held abroad into a trust fund, three sources familiar with the talks said, giving a hint of progress in efforts to ease Afghanistan’s economic crisis. Some experts said such …

Read More »

Pakistani clerics in Kabul for TTP talks

AT Kabul: A delegation of Pakistan Ulema arrived in Kabul this week for talks with Taliban officials and members of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). According to Pakistani media, said the Ulema team was visiting Afghanistan on the invitation of Taliban. The delegation includes Mufti Taqi Usmani, Hanif Jalendhri, Maulana Tayyab Punjpir, …

Read More »

Wildfire grows in California amid heatwave

AT Kabul: A fast-moving wildfire in California continues to grow in size, firefighters say, as they struggle through sweltering temperatures. The Oak Fire has now burned 15,603 acres of land and is still “zero per cent contained”, California’s fire department said on Sunday night. But it added that the fire …

Read More »

Taliban to import more liquid gas amid rising prices

AT Kabul: Thousands of tonnes of liquid gas will enter markets across the country, says the first deputy prime minister’s office of Taliban in a statement The companies importing liquid gas will soon supply thousands of tons of gas, which has arrived in the country’s borders. It is stated that …

Read More »

Tashkent meeting seeks focus on security, economy in Afghanistan

AT Kabul: The Tashkent meeting, which has started today, will review Afghanistan’s sustainable peace, security and economic development, and will also emphasize the establishment of a common position in dealing with international terrorism and interaction with the Taliban. According Afghanistan Times, the capital of Uzbekistan today hosted the two-day event …

Read More »

New political party forms in exile

AT Kabul: A new Afghan political party named republicans was established.A number of Afghans in exile called “republicans” announced the movement, which is led by Shah Mahmood Miakhil, the former deputy minister of defense of Afghanistan.Miakhil said in his message on Monday, July 25 that he had contacted some Afghans …

Read More »

Karzai marked 15th anniversary of King Muhammad Zaher shah

AT Kabul: Former president Hamed Karzai commemorated the 15th anniversary of king Muhammad Zaher Shah, the father of nation. He was a benefactor, a promoter of Afghanistan, his heart was full of Afghans national unity, and during the golden period of his reign, he has done valuable services for the …

Read More »