Tag: Afghanistan Crisis

Unicef Worried About Afghan Girls At Risk Of Child Marriage
Unicef Worried About Afghan Girls At Risk Of Child Marriage

The Covid-19 pandemic, the ongoing food crisis and the onset of winter have further exacerbated the situation for families, forcing them to make desperate choices, such as putting children to work and marrying girls off at a young age.

  • Saturday, 13 November 2021
Taliban Forcing Distressed Afghan Farmers To Pay 'Zakat' Tax
Taliban Forcing Distressed Afghan Farmers To Pay 'Zakat' Tax

Farmers in the central Afghan province also say that Taliban gunmen have stormed their homes at night to demand that they pay tithes and charity taxes.

  • Sunday, 31 October 2021
Will Not Let Afghan Soil Be Used Against Others: Taliban
Will Not Let Afghan Soil Be Used Against Others: Taliban

Mujahid made sure about the normal military and civil activities of the ministry of defense at a time when there is no sign of a national army after the previous one collapsed.

  • Sunday, 24 October 2021
Afghan Economic Woes
Afghan Economic Woes Could Fuel Refugee Crisis For Neighbours, Warns IMF

The IMF said Afghanistan's neighbours would be further hit because they rely on its funds for trade, the report said.

  • Wednesday, 20 October 2021
New Chapter Opened In Afghanistan, World Relations: Taliban FM
New Chapter Opened In Afghanistan, World Relations: Taliban FM

The Acting Foreign Minister is part of an Afghan Taliban delegation which carried out a two-day meeting with US officials over the weekend in the Qatari capital.

  • Tuesday, 12 October 2021
S. Jaishankar
India Closely Following Developments In Afghanistan: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar made remarks during a joint press appearance with his Kyrgyz counterpart Ruslan Kazakbaev after a "constructive" meeting with him in Bishkek.

  • Monday, 11 October 2021
Ashraf Ghani
Ashraf Ghani's Bodyguard Saw Him Escape With Millions Of Dollars

Recounting the events that led to Ghani's exit, the General said: "We were waiting for the president there. But then I got a call to say that instead of coming to the Defence Ministry, the President had gone to the airport.

  • Monday, 11 October 2021
Afghanistan Mosque Blast
US Condemns Suicide Attack On Afghan Mosque; Says Afghans Deserve A 'Future Free Of Terror'

The Islamic State's Afghanistan affiliate, dubbed Islamic State Khorasan (ISIS-K) which has stepped up attacks in several Afghan cities since the Taliban seized power in Kabul on August 15, had claimed the deadly suicide attack at Kabul airport on August 26 that killed nearly 170 Afghans and 13 US military personnel.

  • Saturday, 09 October 2021
Afghanistan
Starvation Claiming Lives Of Children In Afghanistan

"Children are dying of starvation in Afghanistan," said the locals in Ghor, one of the many affected provinces of Afghanistan.

  • Tuesday, 05 October 2021
About 600 Displaced Afghans Return Home In Badakhshan
About 600 Displaced Afghans Return Home In Badakhshan

Efforts are underway to help all displaced people return to their villages at an early date in the mountainous region as winter is approaching, according to the Governor.

  • Monday, 04 October 2021
Afghan Media Group Resumes Activities For 1st Time After Taliban Takeover
Afghan Media Group Resumes Activities For 1st Time After Taliban Takeover

The AJSC also welcomed the release of a photojournalist, Murtaza Samadi, from custody in the western Herat province, who was arrested in early September, reports Xinhua news agency.

  • Sunday, 03 October 2021
Taliban Ministry To Probe Reports Of Killing Panjshir Civilians
Taliban Ministry To Probe Reports Of Killing Panjshir Civilians

Meanwhile, in a video posted on social media, a man who claimed to be the head of the intelligence department of the Islamic Emirate in Panjshir can be heard saying that Taliban members have tortured and even killed a number of people in the province.

  • Saturday, 02 October 2021
Taliban Commanders
Weapons Left Behind By US In Afghanistan Could Threaten Pakistan's National Security

According to The Times, this includes firearms and ammunition, military aircraft, ground vehicles, and a range of military technology such as night-vision goggles, drones and access to Afghan National Army's garrisons in several provinces.

  • Thursday, 30 September 2021
Pakistan In A 'Fix' Over 'Helping' Kabul Without International Recognition
Pakistan In A 'Fix' Over 'Helping' Kabul Without International Recognition

At this stage, the Afghan central bank is incapacitated and requires urgent international reorganisation and capacity building for financial settlements.

  • Wednesday, 29 September 2021
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Afghan Banking System Close To Collapse

Afghanistan's economy was already on shaky ground even before the Taliban took control in August. But since the Taliban takeover, the West has frozen international funds, including assets Afghanistan could have accessed with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF).

  • Tuesday, 28 September 2021
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