Latest in Tag: Afghanistan Highlight
Latest in Tag: Afghanistan
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday that the possibility of a complete economic collapse in Afghanistan is “serious.” Guterres was here in Geneva on Monday to convene a high-level ministerial meeting on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. He highlighted the acute and urgent need for funding support and action in the country. “The …
The recent events in Afghanistan have triggered the refugee crisis once again, more ferocious than ever. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, more than 3.5 million people are currently displaced from Afghanistan due to the deteriorating security situation in the country. This staggering number raises the fear of countries neighbouring Afghanistan, especially …
The US’ withdrawal of troops has disappointed its European allies, former diplomat and intelligence officer David F. Gordon has told Xinhua. “There is definitely concern here among US allies. The Europeans are very upset about this because none of the moves around Afghanistan that Biden made were undertaken in consultation with the Europeans, the Europeans …
On Tuesday, Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received the members of the Egyptian diplomatic mission in Kabul, following their evacuation from Afghanistan.
The anti-Taliban fighters seized Pul-e-Hisar, Deh Salah and Banu districts on Friday, but the Taliban recaptured Banu on Saturday, and fighting is underway to re-take two more districts, the local media outlet reported.
The collapse of the Afghan government at the hands of the Taliban gangs leading to the fall of Kabul reminded me of the fall of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, at the hands of US forces nearly 20 years ago. Both events were broadcast exclusively by the Qatari Al-Jazeera TV network, with no mention about how …
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for efforts to uphold human rights in Afghanistan and to prevent the country from again becoming a safe haven for terrorist organizations. Speaking at an emergency meeting of the Security Council on Afghanistan as the Taliban are retaking the capital city of Kabul, Guterres called …
British parliament will be recalled on Wednesday from their summer recess to debate the British government’s response to the situation in Afghanistan as Taliban members are poised to enter the Afghan capital, the British House of Commons confirmed on Sunday. Members of the parliament will return to Westminster for a session from 9:30 a.m. …
US, Western governments evacuate their nationals as panic sweeps Afghanistan’s capital Kabul
Local Tolo News TV reported that the Taliban militants have controlled the provincial government offices, including the provincial police station.
In fact, I do not know whether the American withdrawal took place under the pretext that it does not want its forces to remain fighting forever there, or is it the kiss of life for the center of political and jihadist Islam, which has been faltering since the Egyptian revolution on 30 June 2013, which removed the Brotherhood from ruling Egypt.
Five members of Afghan Protection Service accompanying convoy were killed in attack
In recent weeks, Afghanistan has witnessed series of assassinations that have targeted media, political figures, as well as human rights defenders
Taliban militants who are active in parts of the Faryab province have yet to make comments on the report.
A group of Taliban insurgents were gathered in Nawa district to attack security checkpoints, but the military planes targeted them in pre-emptive action
Earlier in the day, a blast targeted a car on the western edge of Afghanistan capital Kabul, killing five including four doctors and injuring two others
The victims were meeting at a home to participate in a Quranic lecture, which is a regular Friday activity for Muslims, in Gilan district, about 120 km away from Ghazni.
ANDSF also destroyed 6 Taliban militants’ hideouts and 25 defense positions during the raid in the region 555 km southwest of Afghanistan capital Kabul.
The airstrike was conducted at 11:15 p.m. local time, targeting camp of Mawlawi Ismahil, who served as Taliban insurgents’ shadow district chief for Qaysar
Taliban cache stored 6 AK-47 rifles, 1 RPG launcher, 2,000 bullets, more than 70 kg explosive materials, according to Afghanistan government
The militants have blocked a main road connecting Afghan province Kunduz with neighboring Takhar province within the past 12 days
Pentagon said in mid-July that US maintained its force level in Afghanistan at mid-8,000s, meeting conditions of US-Taliban deal signed in late February
Members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to government of Afghanistan
Taliban launched massive attacks on security checkpoints in Taghri area, triggering heavy fighting during which airstrikes killed 27 militants
Two attackers including Qari Naqib, a member of Taliban spy agency in N. Afghanistan restive province, were killed
Since the signing of a peace agreement between Taliban and the United States in February, Afghan leaders have frequently demanded the Taliban to reduce violence
Hassan Allam Construction, in a joint venture with Power Generation Engineering and Services (PGESCo), has also been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract for the project.
At least 62 worshippers were killed in the blast, government accuses Taliban
Taliban carries out an attack killing 16, wounding at least 119
After last week’s violent attack against Shia wedding, does IS only attack civilians in Afghanistan and Pakistan?