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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.

World - International
11/24/2021 2:49:59 PM
Next week's talks between the United States and the Taliban in Doha -- the second such meeting since the Islamists seized power -- will open a "new chapter" in political ties, the group said Wednesday.

World - International
11/23/2021 1:05:55 PM
Ibrahim Rasool loved his job as a referee because of sportsmanship and fair play. But the 33-year-old from Afghanistan says there's nothing fair about the way the European Union treats people flocking to its borders in search of a better life.

World - International
11/22/2021 7:15:27 PM
Economic sanctions are causing massive suffering in crisis-wracked Afghanistan, a top Red Cross official said Monday, describing the situations as 'infuriating'.

World - International
11/20/2021 4:32:56 PM
A prominent doctor was kidnapped and killed in northern Afghanistan, his family said Friday.

World - Region
11/19/2021 3:44:17 PM
More than 28,000 Afghans have applied for temporary admission into the U.S. for humanitarian reasons since shortly before the Taliban recaptured Afghanistan and sparked a chaotic U.S. withdrawal, but only about 100 of them have been approved, according to federal officials.

World - International
11/17/2021 6:37:27 PM
The Taliban on Wednesday urged the U.S. Congress to ease sanctions and release Afghanistan's assets as the country faces economic turmoil.

World - International
11/16/2021 3:30:52 PM
The Taliban have arrested a man for allegedly selling dozens of women in northern Afghanistan after duping them into believing they would be marrying into money, officials said Tuesday.

World - International
11/15/2021 12:11:20 PM
A roadside bomb blew up on a busy avenue in the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, wounding two people, police said.

World - International
11/15/2021 11:10:43 AM
The Taliban have launched a crackdown on suspected Islamic State hideouts in southern Afghanistan, officials said Monday, following an increase in bloody attacks by the group in recent weeks.

World - International
11/13/2021 5:36:19 PM
A bomb exploded on a mini-bus Saturday on a busy commercial street in a Kabul neighborhood mainly populated by members of Afghanistan's minority Hazara community, emergency workers and the bus driver said. At least one person was killed and five wounded.

World - International
11/13/2021 11:04:09 AM
A roadside bomb exploded in a tribal district that borders Afghanistan on Saturday, killing two police, authorities said.

World - International
11/11/2021 10:40:20 PM
Italy has granted citizenship to Afghanistan's first woman chief prosecutor after she fled the Taliban takeover of her war-torn country, a minister said on Thursday.

World - Region
11/11/2021 12:45:35 PM
The number of terror attacks decreased to 131 during October in the Middle East instead of 140 attacks in September 2021, according to a recent report by Egypt’s National Centre for Studies (NCS) on the state of terrorism in the larger Middle East.

World - Region
11/10/2021 4:06:37 PM
Syria overtook Afghanistan last year as the country with the highest number of recorded casualties from landmines and explosive remnants of war, a monitoring group said Wednesday.

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