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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.

World - Region
11/30/2023 4:38:42 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban authorities on Thursday condemned a decision not to invite its representatives to the UN climate conference, as the talks opened in Dubai.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/26/2023 11:23:30 PM
On 25 November, The New York Times released an article highlighting an alarming surge in civilian casualties in Gaza, surpassing even the deadliest moments of US-led attacks on Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan.

World - Region
11/7/2023 2:51:27 PM
Germany on Tuesday agreed to tighten rules for asylum seekers, cutting financial help for migrants seeking refuge and speeding up the decision process on whether to take them in.

Sports - World
10/10/2023 10:56:48 AM
Asia is set to start its 2026 World Cup journey, giving the lower-ranked teams such as Afghanistan, Bhutan and Pakistan a chance to grab some attention and secure matches against soccer’s continental heavyweights.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/8/2023 12:29:17 PM
Egypt offered condolences to Afghanistan after a devastating earthquake that shook western Afghanistan early on Saturday, leaving scores of deaths and injuries and causing significant damages.

World - International
10/7/2023 11:14:41 AM
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit western Afghanistan on Saturday morning, the United States Geological Survey said, with the epicentre close to the region's largest city.

World - International
10/1/2023 10:40:22 AM
Afghanistan's embassy in India suspended operations on Sunday, more than two years after the Taliban's return to power in Kabul following the collapse of the Western-backed government.

Books - Reviews
9/24/2023 12:23:58 PM
In a book that mixes an eyewitness account with history and political insight, Khaled Mansour offers a close-up view on Taliban as an organic part of the Afghanistan story

World - International
9/22/2023 6:33:52 PM
The odd device draws curious onlookers everywhere.

World - International
9/16/2023 2:51:26 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban authorities have arrested at least 18 staff of an international NGO, including an American woman, accusing them of carrying out Christian missionary work, the country's leaders said Saturday.

World - International
9/10/2023 11:42:53 AM
Afghanistan is the world’s fastest-growing maker of methamphetamine, a report from the United Nations drug agency said Sunday. The country is also a major opium producer and heroin source, even though the Taliban declared a war on narcotics after they returned to power in August 2021.

World - International
8/28/2023 6:08:48 PM
Rights monitors condemned on Monday a ban on women visiting one of Afghanistan's most popular national parks, the latest curb shutting women out of public life under Taliban government rule.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/22/2023 10:18:21 PM
The US pulled its forces out of the Afghan capital Kabul two years ago in a move seen by some as marking the end of the post-World War II order, writes David Dumke

World - International
8/22/2023 11:53:53 AM
More than 200 extrajudicial killings of former Afghan government officials and security forces have taken place since the Taliban took over the country two years ago, according to a U.N. report released Tuesday.

World - International
8/21/2023 5:28:58 PM
A committee of Afghanistan's Ministry of Higher Education said it was working on a plan to reopen universities for female students, local media reported on Monday.

World - International
8/17/2023 8:43:54 PM
Women lose value if men can see their uncovered faces in public, a spokesman for a key ministry of Afghanistan’s Taliban government said Thursday, adding that religious scholars in the country agree that a woman must keep her face covered when outside the home.

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