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).
VOA News Masood Farivar July 26, 2016 Tensions are rising in Afghanistan after a suicide attack claimed by the Islamic State killed more than 80 members of a minority Shiite group, and IS’s top commander for the country threatened more violence to punish Afghan Shi’ites for fighting alongside the Syrian regime. The suicide attack Saturday,
The Diplomat: Mohammad Mohaqiq, CEO Abdullah Abdullah’s deputy, said the government rejecting public demands to use the Bamyan route “is a clear discrimination and bullying against the people of central provinces.” Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), as TOLOnews reports, blames the previous government for the confusion about routes. DABS says it inherited the decision to go through
1TV: Mohammad Muhaqqiq, the second deputy for Afghanistan’s Chief Executive, has claimed that rejecting Bamyan as the route for electricity transmission from Central Asia is ‘discriminatory’. Afghanistan’s cabinet on Saturday decided that the 500 kV electricity grid TUTAP would pass through Baghlan province despite demonstrations that demanded it to pass via Bamyan. Click here to read