Tolo News: Former Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdul Razaq Wahidi on Monday appeared before a special tribunal after being accused of corruption and misuse of authority. The special tribunal is expected to determine its findings soon but no date has been set for its final verdict. Monday’s hearing was however adjourned to Friday. Wahidi
Ariana: Former Energy and Water Minister Ali Ahmad Osmani on Sunday accused the Presidential Palace (ARG) of power monopoly. The transfer of authorities from legal institutions into the office of [President’s] advisors based on nepotism have paralyzed the objective processes of governance in most of the institutions,” Osmani told reporters at a press conference in Kabul.
Ariana: Mohaqiq made the remarks in an online statement released on Friday, in which he also claimed that the “Taliban’s war in Hazarajat regions” was being triggered by pro-government Taliban and with provocation of “governmental intelligence”. He, meanwhile, warned that if the government fails to prevent the Taliban attacks against Hazara ethnic group particularly in Jaghori
Ariana: The Afghan lower house of parliament session on Wednesday ended without any result after some parliamentarians verbally and physically attacked Abdul Latif Pedram, a member of parliament representing Badakhshan province. The confrontation erupted after MP Pedram criticized the government for dividing Ghazni province into three electoral constituencies, saying the government is acting biased in order to
The Hill: Saber Rock appeared Tuesday morning on “Rising” on Hill.TV, where he accused the Afghanistan government of “censoring the facts” about the war to the U.S. He encouraged the U.S. to “stop supporting the fraud government of Afghanistan.” He added that the U.S. has remained loyal to one particular group in its 17-year war on the Taliban.
AFP: Avtar Singh Khalsa will represent Afghanistan’s tiny Sikh and Hindu minority in the next parliament, where he says he hopes to serve the entire country. Few Afghans are as invested in the government’s quest for peace and stability as the dwindling Sikh and Hindu minorities, which have been decimated by decades of conflict. The
Press TV June 6, 2018 Authorities in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region have expanded a 24-hour curfew to avert further clashes between tribesmen and militants. An unnamed senior government official in the city of Peshawar said on Wednesday that the curfew had been “tightened and extended” to the entire South Waziristan region along the Afghan border.
Press TV June 4, 2018 Several Pashtun ethnic activists have been killed in an attack by the Taliban and a following police operation in Pakistan’s border region of South Waziristan. Local sources in Wana, the main administrative center for South Waziristan, said two Pashtuns had been killed and 25 others injured on Sunday after the
Arab News: [Rula Ghani] found herself in the middle of controversy, after her recent statement that “Sadaat” or “Sayeds” are only a group, not a specific ethnicity. This has sparked anger among the followers of the tribe who have demanded an apology, in the streets and over social media platforms. Click here to read more
Ariana: “Some individuals shamelessly say we don’t accept the name of Afghanistan and want to change it to Khorasan. Khorasan is a province in Iran. There is no one to hold them accountable and give them a lesson,” Hekmatyar said while speaking at a mosque in Kabul. Recently, Abdul Latif Pedram, leader of the National