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Category Archives: Afghanistan

FILE: Pakistani banknote of 5000. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistan’s debt reaches to a record high, according to sources, jumping to almost 60 trillion Pakistani Rupees due to a huge currency depreciation and ongoing political crisis...

By Arif Ahmadi on Aug 19th, 2022

Former US ambassador to UN and National Security Adviser John Bolton speaking in an inclusive interview with TOlOnews, August 18, 2022. KABUL, Afghanistan – In an exclusive interview with TOLOnews, former US ambassador to UN and National...

By Arif Ahmadi on Aug 19th, 2022

Twenty-four provinces of Afghanistan are predicted to experience thunderstorms, heavy rain, wind gusts, and flash floods, according to a warning issued by the Afghanistan Meteorological Department (AMD). The Taliban-run AMD, in a warning...

By Saqalain Eqbal on Aug 18th, 2022

The United Nations Security Council is reportedly “deadlocked” over whether to renew the travel ban waivers for the Taliban officials in Afghanistan, whose travel exemptions are due to expire on Friday, August 19. Russia...

By Saqalain Eqbal on Aug 18th, 2022

Human Rights Watch says that since the Taliban stated that the group has not established a “consensus” and that the Taliban’s “cohesiveness” is a priority to the group before reopening schools, it has become blatantly obvious...

By Saqalain Eqbal on Aug 18th, 2022

According to local sources, an 11-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 10-year-old playmate in Faryab province of northern Afghanistan as they were playing with a Kalashnikov rifle. The tragedy, took place on Tuesday, the 16th...

By Saqalain Eqbal on Aug 18th, 2022

One of the victims of the Wednesday explosion in a mosque in Kabul city, Amir Mohammad Kabuli, a prominent cleric. The Taliban government authorities vehemently condemned the Wednesday evening mosque explosion in Kabul, the Afghan capital, which...

By Saqalain Eqbal on Aug 18th, 2022

Top Taliban officials and about 3,000 members of “religious scholars, politicians, and different sections of the society” are participating in the gathering, “akin to” the Loya Jirga, that commenced on Thursday, August 18, in...

By Saqalain Eqbal on Aug 18th, 2022

Taliban fighters stand guard in front of the Hamid Karzai International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) KABUL, Afghanistan – The United States provided more than $7 billion worth of military...

By Arif Ahmadi on Aug 18th, 2022

FILE: US President Joe Biden speaks during the General Session of the 2022 NACo Legislative Conference in Washington, DC on February 15th, 2022. KABUL, Afghanistan – At least 77 family members of victims of 9/11 in a letter to United States...

By Arif Ahmadi on Aug 18th, 2022

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has voiced concern over the rise in maternal mortality during childbirth in Afghanistan, noting that Afghanistan has the highest maternal mortality rate in the Asia-Pacific region. According...

By Saqalain Eqbal on Aug 17th, 2022

US senator Lindsey Graham, a prominent member of the Republican Party, stated on Tuesday, August 16, that the premature pullout from Afghanistan by US President Joe Biden may lead to another attack on American soil and its allies. “We...

Former Afghan House of Representatives member Rahim Ayubi alleged that Ashraf Ghani, the ousted president of Afghanistan, responded calmly, “they are militias, let them be killed,” after Ayubi informed him about the rising number...

By Saqalain Eqbal on Aug 17th, 2022

Local Taliban government officials in the central Afghan province of Ghor say that they have discovered a young boy’s body hanging from a tree in Firozkoh city, the provincial capital of Ghor. The body of this youngster was reportedly...

By Saqalain Eqbal on Aug 17th, 2022

The Taliban government’s Ministry of Education officials say that the decision to close girls’ schools above the sixth grade nationwide is only “temporary”, not “permanent”, and that the group is working on a plan...

By Saqalain Eqbal on Aug 17th, 2022