Atta Noor’s supporters say his resignation offer was conditional and since the conditions were not met, his removal as the Balkh province’s Governor by President Ashraf Ghani is illegal
Afghan president calls the attack "a crime against humanity"
Afghanistan's longest-serving provincial governor wields undeniable power and influence, largely due to the semblance of stability and development he has brought to the northern provinces under his control in a country that otherwise remains precariously balanced on political quicksand. But what does his sacking mean for the country's already shaky future?
Governor of Balkh says no one in the National Unity Government has the right to remove him
Suicide attack targets the National Directorate of Security
Over the past four years, thousands of Afghan men have been recruited by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s extraterritorial Quds Force to fight ISIL in Syria as part of the Fatemiyoun division
In this deeply conservative society, these women are busting stereotypes every day.
Three years on, little has changed. If anything, things have become more abysmal.
UAE is the "obvious partner" for a platform hoping to encourage innovators
It's easy to grow, is unaffected by market shifts, they can store it for years and it earns them 100 times more than wheat