Geopolitics
The Taliban has been trying to transfer military equipment they seized from the Afghan military to Pakistan,  claimed Afghanistan’s acting Interior Minister General Abdul Sattar Mirzakwal. The group has in the past two months seized a number of military equipment, including tanks and armored vehicles. more
US to retain several hundred troops in Afghanistan post-withdrawal: Report

Washington: The United States will retain at least 650 troops in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of its forces from the country for the protection of diplomats in Kabul, reported the Ame ...

Uzbekistan closes border with Afghanistan following Covid spike

Amid the rising Covid-19 cases in Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, its northern neighbor, has decided to close its borders with Afghanistan, media reports said. Uzbekistan’s embassy and con ...

Afghan President Ghani, peace negotiator Abdullah Abdullah to meet US President Biden

Amidst the intensified fighting in Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani and chief peace negotiator Abdullah Abdullah will visit the United States this week and meet US President Joe Biden, ...

Foreign forces leaving us in total 'disgrace' and 'disaster': Former Afghan president Karzai

US and NATO forces came to Afghanistan to fight extremism and bring stability and they are leaving almost two decades after having failed at both, said former Afghan president Hamid Karza ...

US locks down Kabul embassy amid Covid surge

Kabul: Amid a rising Covid-19 surge in Afghanistan, especially in capital Kabul, the US embassy has ordered a near-complete lockdown. At least one embassy staffer succumbed to the Covid-1 ...

Don't start a new blame game: Pakistan to Afghanistan

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday warned his country will not take responsibility for any deterioration in the Afghan peace process.

US peace envoy meets Afghan President Ghani, assures continued US assistance

The United States will continue to support the Afghan government and Afghan Security and Defense Forces (ANSDF), assured the US peace envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad in a one-day ...

US may withdraw all forces from Afghanistan by July 4

The US may withdraw all its forces from Afghanistan by July 4, its independence day, well ahead of the September 11, 2021 deadline set by President Joe Biden last month, according to Paki ...

$400 million Chinese power project on the cards in Afghanistan

A group of Chinese investors has met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, expressing their interest to establish a coal-powered power plant in Afghanistan, a statement from the Afghan President ...