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World - International
5/27/2024 6:34:52 PM
Russia will remove the Taliban from a list of banned terrorist organizations, three years after they returned to power in Afghanistan, the state-run RIA Novosti news agency said Monday.

World - International
5/19/2024 5:15:44 PM
Fresh floods killed 66 people in Faryab province in northern Afghanistan, a provincial official said Sunday, in the latest deadly flooding to hit the country.

World - International
5/18/2024 1:40:45 PM
Flash floods from heavy seasonal rains in western Afghanistan have killed at least 50 people and dozens remain missing, a Taliban official said on Saturday, adding the death toll was based on preliminary reports and might rise.

World - International
5/11/2024 8:38:00 PM
Flash floods from unusually heavy seasonal rains in Afghanistan have killed more than 300 people and destroyed over 1,000 houses, the U.N. food agency said Saturday.

World - International
5/11/2024 12:20:14 PM
Flash floods that have ripped through northern Afghanistan left more than 200 people dead in a single province, the United Nations said on Saturday.

World - International
4/30/2024 12:34:16 PM
A gunman stormed a mosque in western Afghanistan, opening fire and killing six people as they were praying, a Taliban official said Tuesday. Local media reports and a former president of Afghanistan said the mosque was targeted because it was a place of worship for members of the country’s Shia Muslim minority.

World - International
4/29/2024 12:52:20 PM
In Afghanistan, where dissent is muzzled, one figure has emerged as an unlikely critic of the Taliban authorities: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a sidelined ex-warlord who is increasingly drawing official ire.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
4/28/2024 10:29:21 PM
The last decade of the 20th century witnessed America’s dominion over the rest of the world, while the first decade of the 21st witnessed its growing confusion.

World - International
4/24/2024 4:56:48 PM
The Taliban government has entered its first talks with the United Nations, donors, and non-governmental organizations over the impact of climate change in Afghanistan, organizers said Wednesday.

World - War in Ukraine
4/21/2024 5:51:36 PM
The decision by the US House of Representatives to earmark $61 billion in long-delayed aid for Ukraine shows the country will not become "a second Afghanistan," President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Sunday.

World - International
4/17/2024 4:30:39 PM
Around 70 people have been killed by heavy rains lashing Afghanistan over the past five days, the government's disaster management department said Wednesday.

World - International
4/3/2024 3:18:06 PM
Roya carefully spoon-feeds her daughter fortified milk in a ward for malnourished children, praying the tiny infant will avoid a condition that stalks one in ten young children in Afghanistan after decades of conflict.

World - International
3/18/2024 8:28:27 PM
Eight civilians were killed Monday in "reckless" air strikes by Pakistan's military in the border regions of Afghanistan, prompting Afghan forces to retaliate against Pakistani military outposts, Taliban officials said.

World - International
3/18/2024 11:14:20 AM
Pakistani airstrikes targeted multiple suspected hideouts of the Pakistani Taliban inside neighboring Afghanistan early on Monday, killing at least eight people, two days after insurgents killed seven soldiers in a suicide bombing and coordinated attacks in a northwestern region, officials said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
3/3/2024 11:44:00 PM
While Washington may be seeking an extended war with Russia over Ukraine, this remains an ongoing nightmare for the EU.

World - International
2/26/2024 4:12:19 PM
The Taliban held a public execution on Monday of a man convicted of murder in northern Afghanistan as thousands watched at a sports stadium, the third such death sentence to be carried out in the past five days.

World - International
2/19/2024 9:56:35 AM
An avalanche killed at least six people and trapped 30 more in the eastern Afghan province of Nuristan, a provincial official said on Monday after swaths of the country saw heavy snowfall.

World - Region
1/25/2024 8:27:09 PM
The U.S. government privately warned Iran that the Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan was preparing to carry out a terrorist attack before bombings in Kerman earlier this month that killed 95 people, a U.S. official said Thursday.

World - International
1/13/2024 2:08:19 PM
Pakistan effectively closed a key northwestern border crossing with Afghanistan to truck drivers on Saturday, Afghanistan's ruling Taliban said.

World - International
1/11/2024 6:30:49 PM
The UN mission in Afghanistan said on Thursday it was "deeply concerned" by "recent arbitrary arrests and detentions" of Afghan women accused of flouting hijab rules set by Taliban authorities.

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