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World - International
12/22/2022 6:26:38 PM
The Taliban's treatment of women and girls in Afghanistan may amount to "a crime against humanity", G7 foreign ministers said Thursday, demanding the ban on women attending university be reversed.

World - International
12/21/2022 12:57:35 PM
The Taliban have slowly returned to their hardline position against the education of women and their freedoms since their return to power in Afghanistan 16 months ago.

World - International
12/20/2022 10:28:15 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban rulers on Tuesday banned university education for females nationwide, as the hardline Islamists continue to crush women's right to education and freedom.

World - International
12/11/2022 5:42:24 PM
Deadly shelling from Afghan forces killed 6 people in a border town on Sunday, Pakistan's military said, as relations continue to sour between the neighboring countries.

World - International
12/6/2022 9:34:00 AM
A roadside bomb went off near a bus with government employees during rush hour on Tuesday morning in northern Afghanistan, killing six people, a Taliban official said.

World - International
11/30/2022 2:41:39 PM
At least 16 people were killed and 24 others wounded Wednesday by a blast at religious school in Afghanistan's northern city of Aybak, a doctor at a local hospital said.

World - International
11/29/2022 2:00:57 PM
A leading Afghan women's group urged a Pakistan minister not to forget their plight as she visited Kabul Tuesday to discuss relations with the country's Taliban rulers.

World - International
11/10/2022 9:51:38 PM
The Taliban are banning women from using gyms in Afghanistan, an official in Kabul said Thursday, the religious group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms since they took power more than a year ago.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
10/4/2022 8:44:46 PM
Abdel-Moneim Said sets out the terms of the issue

World - International
10/1/2022 6:17:13 PM
A group of Afghan women Saturday protested a suicide bombing that killed or wounded dozens of students in a Shia education center in the capital Kabul a day earlier, demanding better security from the Taliban-run government.

World - International
9/30/2022 4:02:43 PM
A suicide bomber struck an education centre in a Shia area of the Afghan capital on Friday, killing 19 people and wounding 27, including teenagers who were taking practice entry exams for university, a Taliban spokesman said.

World - Region
9/29/2022 10:40:35 AM
Taliban forces fired shots into the air on Thursday to disperse a women's rally supporting protests in Iran over the death of a woman in the custody of morality police.

World - International
9/28/2022 3:06:10 PM
Pakistan's foreign minister wants the world to engage the Taliban, warning of dangerous consequences if Afghanistan's rulers are again isolated.

World - Region
9/25/2022 9:59:33 AM
The CIA has revealed a model of Ayman al-Zawahri's safe house, used to brief President Joe Biden about the al-Qaida leader's whereabouts before the agency killed him in a drone strike in Afghanistan.

World - International
9/23/2022 2:52:25 PM
A blast outside a mosque attended by Taliban members in the Afghan capital killed four people minutes after Friday prayers had ended, according to a hospital.

World - International
9/19/2022 6:39:51 PM
An American navy veteran detained in Afghanistan since 2020 was released in exchange for a Taliban ally imprisoned in the US for heroin smuggling, US and Afghan officials announced Monday.

World - Region
9/15/2022 8:01:21 PM
US intelligence officials predicted two years ago that the Islamic State group would likely regain much of its former strength and global influence, particularly if American and other Western forces reduced their role in countering the extremist movement, according to a newly declassified report.

World - International
9/14/2022 8:06:17 PM
A year after the tumultuous U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Biden administration said Wednesday it will transfer $3.5 billion in frozen Afghan central bank funds for humanitarian aid as hunger grips every province in that country.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/13/2022 5:13:54 PM
One year after the withdrawal of foreign forces and the fall of Kabul to the Taliban, there are more and more human rights violations taking place in Afghanistan, writes Amr Wagdy

World - International
9/10/2022 9:14:27 PM
At least three Afghan crew members were killed Saturday when a U.S.-manufactured Black Hawk helicopter they were flying crashed, the Taliban's defense ministry said.

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