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Ghani Fires MoFA Spokesman, Abdullah Tells Him to Continue His Job

President Ashraf Ghani has fired foreign ministry’s spokesperson, Sibghatullah Ahmadi over his twitter comments on Pakistan’s talks with the Taliban insurgent group but the Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has denounced his decision. The Afghan presidential palace and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) released conflicting statements over the Taliban’s 12-member visit …

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Mullah Tarakhail Refuses to Appear Before AGO

A former lawmaker accused of mistreating the Afghan Minister of Hajj and Religious Affairs has refused to appear before a prosecutor in the Attorney General Office despite being summoned, nearly a month ago. Ariana News has obtained documents showing that a case file has been opened against Mullah Tarakhail for …

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IECC Starts Probing Electoral Complaints

Afghanistan’s Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) has started probing electoral complaints in its Kabul office. Initially, a technical team is categorizing the complaints and then they are asking the complainant and the opposite side to prove the good from the bad by providing supporting documents. Finally, the team will add …

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Government Spokesmen Brawl on Twitter

The Afghan presidential palace and Ministry of Foreign Affairs released conflicting statements regarding Taliban’s visit to Pakistan and later on brawled on Twitter. On October 3, President Ghani’s spokesman Sediq Sediqqi expressed government’s dissatisfaction about the Taliban’s delegation visit from Islamabad. Speaking at a press conference, Mr. Sediqqi said Taliban …

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