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Afghanistan: Faizabad’s 60-bed maternity hospital shuts down

Local sources in Badakhshan province confirm to Khaama Press that the World Health Organization has withdrawn its support from the 60-bed maternity hospital in...

China and Tajikistan support inclusive Govt in Afghanistan

China and Tajikistan agreed in a joint statement to support forming an Afghanistan-based government that includes people from all ethnic, religious, and political backgrounds....

GIZ restructures Afghanistan operations, shifts projects to NGOs by 2025

The German development organization (GIZ) has announced a restructuring of its operations in Afghanistan. Moving forward, GIZ will conduct projects exclusively through non-governmental organizations...

Buried body of woman found 3 months after disappearance in western Afghanistan

Local officials in Farah province confirm that the buried body of a woman, missing from her home for three months, was found in the...

Fatima Payman, an Afghan-origin senator, officially resigns from the Australian labor party

Australian media reports that Fatima Payman, an Afghan-origin senator from the Labor Party in Australia, has officially resigned from the party approximately one month...

Australia announces appointment of special representative in Afghanistan

The Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has appointed Amanda McGregor as the new Special Representative for Afghanistan. On Wednesday, July 3rd, Australian Foreign Minister Penny...

UNICEF plans to reconstruct 190 schools in Afghanistan

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says it plans to reconstruct 190 schools in Afghanistan this year. On Tuesday, July 2nd, the organisation announced...

UN can’t dictate countries’ special reps’ attendance at third Doha civil society meeting

The spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General commented on the absence of special representatives from some countries in the third Doha meeting with Afghan...

UN’s brief side meeting with Afghan women ends

The United Nations meeting with representatives of Afghan civil society and women, held on the sidelines of the Doha Peace Conference, has concluded. Deputy UN...

US and Qatar officials meet at Doha summit to support women in Afghanistan

Rina Amiri, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan's Women, met with Lulwa Al-Khater, Qatar's Minister of State for International Cooperation, on the sidelines of the...

Third Doha meeting hosted by UN set to begin today

The first day of the Doha meeting on Afghanistan is scheduled to begin today, Sunday, June 30th, at 6:00 PM local time at the...

UNAMA chief, EU, and Pakistan envoys arrive in Qatar for Doha meeting

Reports from the venue of the third Doha meeting in Qatar indicate that Roza Otunbayeva, head of the UN body for Afghanistan, Thomas Nicholson,...

UN Rapporteur: Excluding Afghan women from Doha talks has high costs

The UN's Special Rapporteur on Human Rights for Afghanistan has stated that if women are excluded from the Doha talks due to the Taliban's...

Female Hospital staff in Kabul go on strike due to salary reduction

Female employees of four hospitals in Kabul, Afghanistan, have announced their strike due to reduced wages to 5,000 Afghanis. According to reports, staff from...

Heather Barr slams UN for courting Taliban in Doha talks while blocking women’s attendance

Heather Barr, Human Rights Watch's deputy director for women's rights, once again criticized the UN's exclusion of Afghan women from the Doha talks. She stated...

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