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President Ghani Approves Security Plan for Kabul

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has approved in principle the security plan for Kabul city, the Presidential Palace said in a press release. The press release released by Presidential Palace (ARG) stated that President Ghani has instructed security officials to further work on the security plan for the betterment of situation …

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Rahmatullah Nabil Barred from Foreign Travel

The former Afghan intelligence chief, Rahmatullah Nabil was denied permission to leave the country, the political organization “Axis of Afghanistan People” said on Sunday. The Axis of Afghanistan People in a press release said putting Mr. Nabil on the no-fly list is an illegal action by the government. According to …

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Traders Complain of Corruption, Extortion in Customs

Irresponsible individuals are extorting money from traders after they pay taxes in customs, said Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI). “Security institutions including intelligence and representatives of the general attorney are extorting instead of evaluating in customs administrations,” said Khan Jan Alkozay, deputy of ACCI. According to Alkozay, the …

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Ghani Labeled Pakistan ‘Center of Taliban’

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called Pakistan the “center of the Taliban” and urged Islamabad to take serious measures and practical actions against the terrorist groups. Ghani in an address to the nation on Friday said his country has provided Pakistani authorities with a complete list of insurgents. “We are …

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Taliban Do Not Want Peace in Afghanistan: U.S.

Taliban terrorist attacks on civilians in Afghanistan indicate that Taliban militants do not want peace, but rather war, said U.S. deputy secretary, John Sullivan. “Unfortunately, at this stage, everyone but the Taliban appears ready for peace. The Taliban’s reprehensible attacks targeting innocent civilians demonstrate that they are not ready to …

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