Terrorism, conflict, unrest and instability may be the terms that best define the Afghanistan of today. The positive expectations for the future of the country have been on the decrease in the last few years. After a year full of tragic and worrisome news, the Afghan people met 2017 with even bigger worries; a series of terrorist incidents in various parts of the country that occurred in the early days of the New Year further fueled the unease.
Daily Arabic newspaper of Iraq, Az-Zaman is based in Baghdad and is published in London, Baghdad and Beirut simultaneously. Az-Zaman is the most read daily paper of Iraq and the prominent news resource. It was founded in 1997 and has weekly English edition as well.