Posts Tagged ‘afghan’

Taliban Assassinate 2 Afghan Female Supreme Court Judges While on their Way to Work

    Two Afghan women judges have been assassinated in the country’s capital in an attack that has been blamed on the Taliban. Gunmen shot dead the two unnamed judges, who worked for the Supreme Court, on Sunday in Kabul, where a new trend of targeted killings of high-profile figures have sown fear in the […]

Afghan president calls for long-term relations with Iran

TEHRAN – President Ashraf Ghani said on Friday that the Afghanistan government must have short-term, medium-term and long-term relations with Iran. But the U.S. sanctions, the Afghan president noted, have overshadowed the Tehran-Kabul relations. Two million Afghans live in Iran, and our relationship must be based on mutual interests, President Ghani said in an interview […]

Official: Large car bomb kills 9 in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A car bomb blast that rocked Afghanistan’s capital Sunday morning killed at least nine people, according to the Afghan Interior Ministry. Interior Minister Masoud Andarabi told reporters at the site of the attack that the attack wounded around 20 others, including a member of parliament, Khan Mohammad Wardak. Andarabi said the […]

Nine dead as Kabul car bombing targets Afghan lawmaker

A car bombing in Kabul targeting an Afghan lawmaker killed at least nine people, officials said. Lawmaker Khan Mohammad Wardak survived the blast but is among 20 injured including women and children, Afghan Interior Minister Massoud Andarabi said. It is unclear whether the explosive was planted in a car parked on the lawmaker‘s route or […]

Afghan coach wins Nansen Award for empowering refugees in Iran

TEHRAN – Rozma Ghafouri, a 29-year-old sports coach, won the UNHCR’s annual Nansen Refugee Award, a prestigious annual prize that honors those who have gone to extraordinary lengths to help forcibly displaced or stateless people. She is the co-founder of the Youth Initiative Fund project, a community-based initiative that seeks to get refugee children in […]

Is Trump’s Afghan Drawdown Driven By Principles Or Machiavellian Motives?

By Andrew Korybko Source Trump’s decision to cut the number of US troops in Afghanistan from 4500 to 2500 raised questions about whether he’s simply fulfilling a campaign promise out of principle or whether he’s hedging his bets in a Machiavellian way by preemptively attempting to obstruct Biden’s possible foreign policy in the event that […]

ISIS attack hits Afghan capital as Pompeo joins peace talks

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Trump may settle for partial Afghan withdrawal, despite Pentagon shakeup-sources

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Afghan woman shot, blinded, for getting a job

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Intra-Afghan Peace Negotiations Begin in Qatar as Pompeo Meets Taliban, Afghan Government

DOHA, Qatar — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Afghans not to squander an opportunity for lasting peace in remarks to the summit between Afghan government and Taliban leaders here that represents the beginning of peace negotiations. “As we look toward the light, we recall the darkness of four decades of war, and the lost […]

‘Historic’ peace talks between Afghan government and the Taliban begin after decades of war

Afghanistan’s warring sides started negotiations on Saturday for the first time aimed at ending decades of war, bringing together delegates appointed by the Afghan government and the Taliban. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attended the opening ceremony, which was held in Qatar where the meetings will take place. It’s the latest in a flurry […]

Afghan peace talks with Taliban begin after decades of conflict

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Afghanistan’s warring sides started negotiations on Saturday for the first time aimed at ending decades of war, bringing together delegates appointed by the Afghan government and the Taliban. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attended the opening ceremony, which was held in Qatar where the meetings will take place. […]

Germany: Afghan Migrant Arrested for Rape of 11-Year-Old is Released Within Two Weeks, Commits Second Rape of 13-Year-Old

It seems that mind-fucked German judges want little German children to be raped by Taliban goat herders. Daily Mail: A man who raped an 11-year-old girl in Germany was released from custody after 12 days and then went on to rape a 13-year-old just five weeks later, it is alleged.   The Afghan migrant’s alleged sex crimes have […]

17 years on from the invasion, Afghan leader pleads for more British troops to tackle Taliban

Abdullah Abdullah, the Afghan government’s chief executive, who met with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday, called for a renewed long-term military commitment by the UK and its NATO allies. His plea comes as UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson is reportedly considering increasing the number of troops in the country by 400 following […]

Suicide bomb targets Kabul meeting of 2,000 Afghan clerics who denounced terrorism

The incident is the latest in a string of terrorist attacks to hit the Afghan capital. According to security officials, the suicide blast targeted the entrance of a Kabul compound where the Afghan Ulema Council was meeting in the city’s 5th District. A group of around 2,000 Muslim clerics, scholars and leaders had issued a […]

Photos: Iran’s Defense Minister meets Afghan counterpart in Tehran

ISNA- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami meets Afghanistan’s Minister of National Defense Lieutenant General Tariq Shah Bahrami in Tehran on Saturday.           Source Article from https://theiranproject.com/blog/2018/05/12/photos-irans-defense-minister-meets-afghan-counterpart-in-tehran/ 00 Hits: 1

Sweden: Afghan Migrant Who Raped 16-Year-Old Girl Gets Just Two Months Jail

Sweden: Afghan Migrant Who Raped 16-Year-Old Girl Gets Just Two Months Jail Victim frantically texted parents begging for help Paul Joseph Watson PrisonPlanet.com May 10, 2018 An Afghan migrant who gang raped a 16-year-old girl with another “refugee” in Sweden was sentenced to just 2 months in jail. The girl’s ordeal began when she invited […]

Khan’s London: Lead Surgeon Says Hospital Like Afghan War Zone, Two More Killed Overnight

Hospitals in Mayor Sadiq Khan’s London resemble those in a war zone, a senior surgeon working to save victims of the capital’s surging violent crime wave has said. The shock comments made Thursday morning come after two more men were killed overnight, a couple of days after another night of violence saw a boy, 16, stabbed to […]

10 killed, 29 injured in blast at Afghan mosque – police

57 killed, over 100 injured in Kabul suicide blast – health official (VIDEO) The Sunday blast occurred in the eastern province of Khost while people were gathered after afternoon prayers, police spokesperson Basir Bina told Reuters, adding that the number of casualties could rise. The mosque is also being used as a voter registration center […]

Lesbos, Greece: Police Remove Afghan Invaders after Clashes in Town Center

Greek police have been forced to remove several thousand Afghan invaders who had taken over the central square in Mitilini, the capital of the island of Lesbos, following physical clashes between locals and the fake refugees earlier this week. The Afghans, who had been living at the nearby Moria “refugee” camp ever since invading Greece […]

Taliban seize ‘safe’ Afghan district weeks after Pentagon hailed progress under new Trump strategy

Blackout: US military spent $60 million on Afghanistan power lines to nowhere Taliban fighters killed the governor of Ghazni’s Khawaja Omari district, Ali Dost Shams, as well as his bodyguards, seven police officers, and five government intelligence agents, according to a local police official. The Taliban also torched the district headquarters, the police official said, […]

Withdrawal of foreign troops could promote Afghan peace efforts: Iran

Press TV – A senior Iranian official says military solutions have proved futile in resolving the Afghanistan conflict, and that only a withdrawal of foreign forces could promote efforts to restore calm to the war-torn Asian state.   The prolongation of war in Afghanistan is the outcome of foreign military presence in that country, Deputy […]

CIA Ramps Up Afghan Heroin Smuggling To Fund Wars

The CIA has ramped up its drug smuggling operation in Afghanistan in order to continue funding proxy wars around the globe, experts warn. Over one million women and 100,000 children are drug addicts in Afghanistan, representative Shahpor Yusuf from the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan said on Sunday. Pravdareport.com reports: “There are between 900,000 and million women and around […]

Explosion near Afghan mosque kills 7, injures 22

The blast occurred about 300 meters from the Mosalla-e-Mazari area in Kabul’s PD6 on Friday, according to the Ministry of Interior’s Deputy Spokesman Nusrat Rahimi, who informed TOLO news. The attack appeared to target a crowd, including senior government officials, which had gathered at a Shiite mosque to celebrate the anniversary of Abdul Ali Mazari’s […]

Iranian, Afghan military officials meet in Tehran

MNA–The deputy commander of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces for international affairs Brigadier General Qadir Nezami has met with Afghanistan deputy minister of defense for policy and strategy in Tehran on Wednesday. Tamim Assi, Afghanistan Deputy Minister of Defense for Policy and Strategy and his accompanying high-ranking military delegation have arrived in Tehran at […]

Afghanistan to use Chabahar Port for exporting products: Afghan official

IRNA – Director General of transit and trade facilitation, Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Afghanistan says that Kabul has decided to export its products through Chabahar Port of Iran to other countries especially India. Sayed Yahya Akhlaqi said this during an interview with IRNA on the sidelines of the 9th meeting of the Road […]

Name of Afghan General Dostum in documents sent to the ICC

nsnbc : The name of Afghanistan’s First Vice-President General Abdul Rashid Dostum has been included in the documents that have been sent to the International Criminal […]

Pentagon Knew Afghan Forces Sexually Abused Children, But Kept Funding Them Anyway

A government watchdog has revealed that the Pentagon funded Afghan military and security forces knowing that some of them were sexual abusing children. The Afghan military and police were also involved in at least 75 gross human rights violations between 2010 and 2016, including murder, torture but the U.S. government continued to fund them anyway […]

Brave Congressman Explains How US Keeps Afghan Heroin Trade Alive At Your Expense

.Brave Congressman Explains How US Keeps Afghan Heroin Trade Alive At Your Expense      This week, President Donald Trump, just like his predecessor Obama, promised to continue the utterly corrupt failure of a brutal occupation that is Afghanistan—despite running on a campaign to end it. For decades, the United States has been subsidizing—to the tune of […]

Bloodiest year for Afghan journalists ever: AJSC

nsnbc : The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) says that 2017 was the “bloodiest” year ever for journalists and other media personnel working in Afghanistan. […]

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