Michael Hughes: Washington will have to provide smoking-gun type evidence before any sane person believes the allegation that Iran was behind a recent terrorist attack in Kabul. Given the lack of any credible material proof we are forced to look at motives and capabilities of all relevant actors, in addition to other circumstantial evidence, which all
AFP: Afghanistan’s World Cup campaign was plunged further into crisis on Wednesday as coach Phil Simmons promised to lift the lid on simmering tensions with chief selector Dawlat Ahmadzai. Ahmadzai has laid the blame for Afghanistan’s five defeats in as many World Cup matches at the door of former West Indies all-rounder Simmons and his
Al Jazeera: The Wakhan Corridor, a mountainous region situated in the far northeast of Afghanistan, is bordered by the Hindu Kush mountains and peaks, some reaching 5,000 metres. Isolated from the rest of Afghanistan, the region was spared by the war that raged through the country for years. But many of the territory’s residents continue to
KABUL, Afghanistan, June 19 (Xinhua) — The number of polio cases in Afghanistan has reached nine as a new case has been detected in Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province, the country’s Ministry of Public Health said in a statement released here Wednesday. “Unfortunately another polio case detected in Trinkot, capital city of Uruzgan province as a two
1TV: Afghanistan’s lawmakers on Wednesday were engaged in yet another brawl amid a standoff over the appointment of a new speaker a month ago. The clash happened after supporters Mir Rahman Rahmani took him to the speaker’s seat. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The outgoing governor of the Central Bank, Khalil Sediq, says that tens of thousands of dollars are smuggled from Afghanistan to Iran on a daily basis through the air and ground routes. Sediq said that big groups from inside and outside Afghanistan are involved in money laundering in the country through different channels. Critics said
By Ayaz Gul VOA News June 18, 2019 ISLAMABAD – The United States explicitly stated Tuesday it is seeking a comprehensive peace agreement with the Taliban that would cover counterterrorism assurances, withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, intra-Afghan talks to find a political settlement to the war and a permanent cease-fire. “This is a framework
BBC: Eoin Morgan broke the record for the number of sixes in a one-day international with an astonishing display of hitting in England’s 150-run World Cup win over Afghanistan. The win lifts England to the top of the 10-team table, ahead of Australia on net run-rate. Afghanistan remain rooted to the bottom, having lost all five of