Ariana: Mohammad Mohaqiq, Second Deputy to CEO says President Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with representatives of political parties has warned of dissolving the political parties if they insist on their suggested demands regarding the upcoming elections. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The Presidential Palace on Saturday reacted to the launch of the new political coalition and said members who are part of this alliance need to resign from government. Nabi Misdaq, an advisor to President Ashraf Ghani said First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, second deputy of the Chief Executive Officer Mohammad Mohaqiq and acting foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani
Tolo News: Addressing guests attending the launch of the alliance, which they call the Grand National Coalition of Afghanistan, former Balkh governor Atta Mohammad Noor said it has been formed under the leadership of First Vice President of Afghanistan General Abdul Rashid Dostum, Jamiat Islami Chief Executive Atta Mohammad Noor, Second Deputy Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq,
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
1TV: A local media outlet reported that Mohaqqiq and Hekmatyar entered into verbal clash over electronic identity cards during the meeting. It happened after Mohaqqiq criticized the president for distribution of the cards and Hekmatyar stood in his defiance, based on the report which said that Hekmatyar quit the meeting shortly after the argument. Click here
Tolo News: Mohammad Mohaqiq, the second deputy of Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, said the First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum should return to Afghanistan and that foreigners should not interfere in this matter. Addressing a ceremony on 23rd death anniversary of Abdul Ali Mazari, the slain leader of the Islamic Unity Party of Afghanistan, Mohaqiq
1TV: Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak said that the dispute would be resolved soon. He suggested that the dispute will be resolved peacefully without use of military means. “Our politicians are all part of this nation,” Barmak said. “We cannot use legitimate force (against them). Legitimate force should be used against the enemy.” Ghani-Noor dispute
Ayaz Gul VOA News / November 26, 2017 ISLAMABAD — A top official in Afghanistan has come under fire for seeming to confirm for the first time that neighboring Iran has recruited thousands of Shi’ite Afghans and “warriors” from other regional countries to fight in Syria. Deputy Afghan Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq made the controversial statement
Tolo News: Leaders from three mainstream Afghan political parties, including Jamiat-e-Islami party, Hizb-e-Wahdat-e-Islami party and Junbish-e-Milli party, have agreed to form a new coalition. A spokesman for Junbish-e-Milli said a joint statement by the new coalition will be issued soon and that the coalition will take practical steps towards implementing its agendas and programs in the
LA Times: Mohammad Mohaqeq has been doing something unusual in Afghan politics: posting pictures of wife Waheeda on social media. In one recent image, the senior government official poses beside her and their 7-year-old daughter, Hadiya, in front of a crystal-clear lake in the northern province of Bamian. Click here to read more (external link).