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US commander: No need for major change in Afghan war plan

The top U.S. commander in the Middle East said he doesn't expect any major change in the Afghanistan war strategy this fall, as a new general takes over the campaign a year after the Trump administration unveiled a broad new plan to resolve the 17-year conflict. Army Gen. Joseph Votel told reporters that the campaign to use military, social and political pressure to force the Taliban to the peace table is still valid. Incoming Afghanistan commander Army Gen. Scott Miller will make his own assessment of the war's progress, Votel said, but while he may make tactical changes on the ground fight, "I don't think that that will result in a relook at the strategy of the overall ...

Ivanka Trump's Book Seen as Boon for Afghan Women

Women's rights activist Shafiqa Khpalwak is hoping to change public attitudes in Afghanistan with her newly released Pashto-language translation of Women Who Work, the 2017 book by U.S. President Dona ...

US urges 'decisive' steps by Pakistan for Afghan peace

The United States is calling for "sustained and decisive steps" by Pakistan to bring Taliban leaders to the negotiating table with the Afghan government. The militant group has resumed attacks after ...

Afghan forces kill 10 Taliban as ceasefire is announced

Afghan security forces killed 10 Taliban militants as a ceasefire announced by the president took effect, an official said on Friday, and security forces said they would respond if attacked. The 10 i ...

Learning Mechanisms for Poverty Alleviation from China

Although Afghanistan is rich in mineral resources, ...

Is ISIS gaining 'serious' ground in Afghanistan?

Last April, the U.S. military set out to take on t ...

The puzzle of Afghan election is already arranged

As Afghanistan is now significantly closer to hold ...

Afghanistan's election train on the rails of dictatorship

The date for the next election went through many u ...

The caravan of Afghan peace to reach its destination

A joint declaration issued at the end of the March ...

Mughal exhibition in Kabul a reminder of the city's artistic glory

Disfigured by four decades of war, the Afghan capital Kabul offers few reminders of its former glory in Islamic art or religious tolerance but a rare exhibition of Mughal paintings is seeking to chang ...

Pakistan kills 6 after coming under attack near Afghanistan

Pakistani security forces have killed six militants and thwarted seven attempts to target military posts in a northwestern tribal region and a border village in the southwest near Afghanistan. Five t ...

Seven killed in Kabul suicide blast near clerics' gathering

Seven killed in Kabul suicide blast near clerics' gathering At least seven people were killed in a suicide bombing Monday near a gathering of top clerics in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, roughly one h ...

Afghanistan Launches First Referral Network to Combat Trafficking in Persons

Speaking at the inauguration of the Afghanistan Network for Combating Trafficking in Persons (ANCTIP) on Wednesday, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah said that the legal and judicial institutions shou ...

Dozens of users have been identified on social media working in the interest of terrorists in Afghanistan

Hussein Fazel Sancharaki Deputy Minister of intelligence and Culture of Afghanistan, in a dedicated interview with the Afghanistan Journal, made an announcement on the identification of people working on social media for the benefit of terrorists and opponents of the government. Sancharaki says: The Ministry of Intelligence and Culture has been able to identify users who are working for the benefit of terrorist network through social media, stating that, “now we have identify more than 100 terrorist funds on social ...

Nine civilians killed in eastern Afghan province

At least nine civilians were killed in a night operation by Afghan security forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar late on Monday, officials said, as fighting continued across Afghanistan. The i ...

Registration For Candidates Officially Opens

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday officially launched the process for candidates to register for the upcoming parliamentary and district council elections.   IEC members announced ...

Pentagon Reported Ready To Name New U.S. Commander In Afghanistan

A career special operations soldier has been chosen as the next commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, media reported on May 23, citing U.S. officials. The expected nominee, Army Lieu ...