Tolo News: The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) has announced that president Ashraf Ghani has ordered the appointment of Atta Mohammad Noor, as the new governor of Balkh province. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Referring to recent negotiations between the president and Balkh’s acting governor, Jamiat’s leadership council said it supports discussions between Noor and Ghani. In a press release issued on Sunday, Jamiat-e-Islami party reiterated its call for the full enactment of the political agreement by President Ashraf Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah in order to meet
Tolo News: Commenting on recent reports of talks on power-sharing between President Ashraf Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah, the CEO’s spokesman Mujiburrahman Rahimi on Thursday said no individual and no force would be allowed to undermine or move the political share of the CEO to someone else. The statement comes after reports emerged of ongoing negotiations
VOA News Ayaz Gul January 25, 2017 ISLAMABAD — The Taliban, in a so-called “open letter” to U.S. President Donald Trump, has called on him to help end what it denounced as a “futile” and “un-winnable” American war in Afghanistan. A copy of the letter, written by Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, was released to journalists Wednesday.
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah Thursday called on all Afghans to comply with the provisions of the nation’s constitution. The two officials had been speaking at a ceremony in Kabul to mark the 13th anniversary of the ratification of the Afghan constitution. “It is important that institutions in Afghanistan including the
1TV: The acting governor of northern Balkh province and Chief Executive of Jamiat-e-Islami party has said that he does not believe on decision-making capability of Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and it has led him to open direct talks with President Ashraf Ghani. Click here to read more (external link). Related Not counting on Abdullah Abdullah anymore:
Tolo News: Atta Mohammad Noor, executive director of Jamiat-e-Islami party on Thursday said an agreement will be signed between President Ashraf Ghani and Jamiat-e-Islami leaders and based on the agreement, Jamiat leaders will be consulted over major political decisions. The Presidential Palace has confirmed this. Noor said in recent meetings between him and Ghani, they moved
Tolo News: In his speech to members of 209 Shaheen Army Corps on Monday, President Ashraf Ghani spoke out against Afghan TV channels and said that TV networks blow “hot air” while you (security forces) blow bombs. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: President Ashraf Ghani and Atta Mohammad Noor have in recent weeks forged closer ties, a move that has been met with mixed reaction. A serious rift emerged between the two during the last presidential election – after the results were announced. At the time, Noor said he did not accept Ghani as the then
Reuters: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani instructed cabinet ministers sacked by parliament to remain in their jobs on Monday, looking to the Supreme Court to resolve an escalating power struggle. Ghani has quickly intervened to halt parliament’s cabinet reshuffle, which he fears could weaken the already fragile Western-backed government and delay state projects. The deteriorating political and