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Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/16/2021 3:32:00 PM
Abdel-Moneim Said reviews how China has dealt with Biden’s Democracy Summit.

World - Region
12/16/2021 1:52:15 PM
Saudi Arabia sent two aircraft carrying humanitarian aid to Afghanistan Thursday, state media reported, its first such initiative since the Taliban took control of the crisis-stricken country in August.

World - International
12/15/2021 10:31:29 AM
The Taliban didn't take the Afghan capital ,they were invited, says the man who issued the invitation.

World - Region
12/14/2021 2:01:06 PM
The UN said Tuesday it had received credible allegations of over 100 extrajudicial killings in Afghanistan since the Taliban took power in August, with most carried out by the Taliban.

World - International
12/14/2021 12:35:40 PM
The Pentagon said Monday that no US troops or officials would face disciplinary action for a drone strike in Kabul in August that killed 10 Afghan civilians, including seven children.

Arts & Culture - Music
12/13/2021 8:32:23 PM
Former students and faculty members from the Afghanistan National Institute of Music arrived with their families Monday in Portugal, where they are being granted asylum and where they hope to rebuild their acclaimed school.

World - International
12/13/2021 4:13:53 PM
Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers are committed in principle to education and jobs for girls and women, a marked departure from their previous time in power, and seek the world's 'mercy and compassion'' to help millions of Afghans in desperate need, a top Taliban leader said in a rare interview.

World - International
12/10/2021 6:18:26 PM
The al-Qaida extremist group has grown slightly inside Afghanistan since U.S. forces left in late August, and the country's new Taliban leaders are divided over whether to fulfill their 2020 pledge to break ties with the group, the top U.S. commander in the region said.

World - International
12/6/2021 10:03:49 PM
The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution Monday indefinitely postponing the international recognition of Afghanistan's Taliban and Myanmar's military junta, which would see their envoys accredited at the global forum.

World - International
12/6/2021 3:36:01 PM
Turkey and Qatar on Monday raised the possibility of jointly operating Afghanistan's Taliban-controlled airport, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off for two days of talks in Doha.

World - International
12/5/2021 6:22:31 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban government on Sunday rejected condemnation by Western nations over dozens of alleged "summary killings" of former security force personnel documented by rights groups since the Islamists returned to power.

World - Region
12/4/2021 11:52:46 AM
French President Emmanuel Macron, on a visit to the Gulf, expressed appreciation to Qatar on Saturday for helping to organise the latest evacuation to France of more than 250 threatened Afghans.

World - International
12/4/2021 10:34:03 AM
A female judge, Muska, was hiding with her family from newly empowered Taliban militants in Afghanistan when an apparent reading mistake 7,000 miles away helped to drastically change her life.

World - International
12/3/2021 2:35:18 PM
The Taliban decreed Friday that they are banning the forced marriage of women in the war-torn country, in what appears to be a move to address criteria that developed nations consider a precondition to recognize their government and restore aid.

World - Region
12/3/2021 12:24:05 AM
Afghanistan is being hit by multiple crises that are ‘progressively getting worse’, with drought, economic collapse and displacement all pushing the population into catastrophic hunger, a senior international aid official said Thursday.

World - Africa
12/3/2021 12:19:42 AM
The United Nations is predicting that a record 274 million people - who together would amount to the world's fourth most-populous country - will require emergency humanitarian aid next year in countries like Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Syria and Yemen which face a raft of challenges including war, insecurity, hunger, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/30/2021 10:23:49 PM
China is funding the construction of a border post on Tajikistan’s border with Afghanistan in a development seen as extending its influence in the region, writes Khaled Okasha

World - International
11/30/2021 5:10:31 PM
Taliban fighters have summarily killed or forcibly ``disappeared'' more than 100 former police and intelligence officers since taking power in Afghanistan, Human Rights Watch said in a report Tuesday.

World - International
11/28/2021 10:50:55 AM
Militants targeted a Pakistani military post in the northwestern tribal belt near the Afghan border, killing two soldiers in a firefight, the army said in a statement.

World - International
11/28/2021 12:00:00 AM
The Taliban co-founder and now prime minister of Afghanistan Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund pledged Saturday that his government will "not interfere" in other countries' internal affairs, and urged international charities to continue offering aid to the war-ravaged country.

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