Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

Iran FM consults with Swiss counterpart on JCPOA, Afghanistan, Yemen

Iran FM consults with Swiss counterpart on JCPOA, Afghanistan, Yemen – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and his Swiss counterpart Ignazio Cassis held phone talks on Tuesday night over bilateral ties, the JCPOA, the Yemen war, and the situation in Afghanistan. Pointing to Switzerland’s important position in Europe, Amir Abdollahian said […]

Iranian humanitarian aid reaches Afghanistan

TEHRAN — Neda Mohammad Nadim, Commander of Nangarhar Police, on Saturday confirmed that Iran’s humanitarian aid has reached Nangarhar. The local security official made the remarks in a meeting with Majid Sadeghi Dolatabadi, Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Jalalabad. According to a statement issued by the Nangarhar provincial press office, the […]

Qatar Will Represent US Interests in Afghanistan

Turkey-Qatar Posture for Joint Afghan Role Despite Human Rights Concerns 11/16/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on November 12, 2021, U.S. Secretary of State Blinken announced that Qatar will act as the US diplomatic representative in Afghanistan. This announcement came one day after Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar met […]

Why is the US Hyping Up the Threat of ISIS in Afghanistan?

To justify its interventionist actions in the Middle East, the United States, following the now cliched example, actively uses its alleged commitment to fighting against terrorism, focusing on countering such well-known terrorist formations as Al Qaeda and ISIS (both are banned in Russia). The same goes for the actions of the USA in Afghanistan. However, […]

Several casualties after explosion at a mosque in eastern Afghanistan

An explosion at a mosque in eastern Afghanistan has left several casualties, a Taliban provincial spokesperson has said. At least three people have been killed and 15 others injured, according to witnesses and regional government officials. The blast went off during Friday prayers in the town of Traili in Nangarhar Province, where Islamic militants have […]

Afghanistan: Spectre of famine follows drought and economic meltdown

The U.N.’s World Food Programme (WFP) said Monday the number of people living in near-famine conditions in Afghanistan has risen to 8.7 million, up by 3 million from earlier this year. Among them are the frail children being treated on the malnutrition ward at the Indira Gandhi hospital in Kabul. Zia Mohammed, an assistant director […]

Taliban will be invited to next meeting of Afghanistan’s neighbors

Taliban will be invited to next meeting of Afghanistan’s neighbors – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — A member of the parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has announced that the Taliban will be invited to the next meeting of Afghanistan’s neighbors. The reason that the Taliban had not been invited to meetings in Tehran and Islamabad […]

Opinion | It’s Getting Dire in Afghanistan. Biden Can’t Walk Away.

President Joe Biden may wish to forget about Afghanistan, but there’s never been a more urgent need for the U.S. to stay involved. A military withdrawal should not mean diplomatic disengagement, no matter how politically embarrassing the episode was for the White House. The crises that are consuming Afghanistan threaten to exacerbate the very problems […]

Watch: Special documentary on life inside Afghanistan immediately after the Taliban’s takeover

The historian Will Durant calculated that there have only been 29 years in all of human history when war was not underway somewhere. In Afghanistan, that estimate gains a whole new meaning. For the past four decades, the country has been a symbol of a state ruined by war. From the Soviet Union’s invasion in […]

Taliban ban use of foreign currency in Afghanistan

The Taliban announced, on Tuesday, a complete ban on the use of foreign currency in Afghanistan, a move sure to cause further disruption to an economy pushed to the brink of collapse by the abrupt withdrawal of international support. The surprise move came hours after at least 25 people were killed and more than 50 […]

Humanitarian needs rising rapidly in Afghanistan: UN

The UN, Tuesday, said humanitarian needs are rising rapidly in Afghanistan ahead of winter, where temperatures can dip to minus 25 degrees Celsius. A plane carrying winter relief from the UN Refugee Agency’s (UNHCR) global stockpiles in Dubai flew for the Afghanistan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, UNHCR spokeswoman, Shabia Mantoo, told journalists at a UN […]

“Now Is the Time to Be Angry” – Remembering Forgotten Afghanistan

I know, I know. It’s the last thing you want to hear about. Twenty years of American carnage in Afghanistan was plenty for you, I’m sure, and there are so many other things to worry about in an America at the edge of… well, who knows what? But for me, it’s different. I went to Afghanistan in 2002, already […]

Iran: EU, Taliban asked to attend Tehran meeting on Afghanistan

Iran: EU, Taliban asked to attend Tehran meeting on Afghanistan – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has said that the European Union and the Taliban had asked to participate in the meeting on Afghanistan in Tehran. Foreign ministers of the countries neighboring Afghanistan met in Tehran on October 27. The Taliban […]

Researcher says Afghanistan’s neighbors concerned about spread of insecurity

Researcher says Afghanistan’s neighbors concerned about spread of insecurity – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Commenting on the strategic goals of neighboring countries regarding the Taliban reign in Afghanistan, a senior researcher on regional issues has said Iran has a “special position and calls for formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan” and generally has adopted a […]

Peace in Afghanistan is No Longer ‘Made in the US’

Even though the US fought the war in Afghanistan for twenty years and it decided to withdraw after signing a deal with the Taliban (banned in Russia), the end of the war and the US withdrawal has not automatically transitioned into ‘peace.’ The US’ utterly chaotic and irresponsible withdrawal from Afghanistan and the consequent resurgence […]

A destroyed Afghanistan has been an imperialist priority for 200 years

As the British before them, US imperial propaganda treats itself as the victim and those they invaded and occupied as the criminal On August 18th, shortly after the Taliban took Kabul, former British Prime Minister Theresa May stood up in the British House of Commons and asked: “Where is global Britain on the streets of Kabul?” […]

Afghanistan Impales the US “On Its Own Stake of Racism”

Around fifty years ago the American singer Lovelace Watkins, who hadn’t made the expected impact in his own country, became a big star in the UK. A big, powerful black man with a booming voice who sang popular romantic songs, his earthy appeal made him very popular with the ladies, and he performed a number […]

Russia to participate in Tehran meeting on Afghanistan

Russia to participate in Tehran meeting on Afghanistan – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A senior Russia diplomat has told Russian state media that his country would take part in a regional meeting in Tehran on Afghanistan. Russian Special Presidential Representative for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov has said that Moscow is making preparations for Russian Foreign Minister Sergei […]

NATO Defense Ministers Meet to Discuss Afghanistan

Christian Minorities Remain Vulnerable to Taliban 10/21/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that NATO member Defense Ministers are meeting in Brussels to discuss the ongoing security concerns coming out of Afghanistan’s fall to the Taliban in August. The Biden administration’s chaotic withdrawal of U.S. forces created a context […]

Afghanistan, Taliban, Women and Pakistan

The situation in Afghanistan is yet to calm down. Women are facing hard time and threats. The Taliban are also wearing down with problems of governance. Internal Divisions, Even Resentment A Christian Science Monitor report, ‘Why did we fight?’ Challenge of governing is wearing down Taliban, by Scott Peterson on October 21, 2021 said: “The […]

Gates: Biden Made a Mistake with Handling of Afghanistan Withdrawal

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he believed President Joe Biden made a mistake with how he handled the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. In an interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes,” Gates told Anderson Cooper that he thinks Biden has “gotten a lot wrong” during his four decades in politics. “You wrote Joe Biden […]

Afghanistan Tackles the Islamic State

On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the Khan Abad district of Bandar, the capital of Kunduz, one of Afghanistan’s largest cities in its northern belt. This is a mosque frequented by Shia Muslims, who were referred to as “our compatriots” by Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid. Forty-six […]

United States to Send Humanitarian Aid to Afghanistan

American Leaders Assert Commitment to Safety of Afghan People Without Recognition of Taliban Rule 10/11/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the United States will send humanitarian aid that will be directed to suffering Afghan civilians. Since the United States withdrew from Afghanistan culminating in the chaotic last […]

The U.S. Wants Back Into Afghanistan

Just six weeks after leaving Afghanistan the U.S. wants to get back in: A U.S. delegation will meet with senior Taliban representatives in Doha on Saturday and Sunday in their first face-to-face meeting at a senior level since Washington pulled its troops from Afghanistan and the hardline group took over the country, two senior administration officials […]

Facing Death Threats, Christian Family Members Flee Afghanistan

Taliban in Herat, Afghanistan in 2001. (Bluuurgh, Creative Commons) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Threatened with death even before the Taliban took power in mid-August, a young Christian woman who fled to India could be forced to return to Afghanistan when her visa expires in a few days, she said. Esin (name changed for security […]

Pakistan Does Global PR for Afghanistan’s Taliban

Religious Minorities Remain Vulnerable to Taliban’s Brutal Rule 10/06/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the government of Pakistan has launched a global effort to raise support for the current Taliban government of Afghanistan. Senior level officials in Pakistan are engaging in this effort through speeches, op-eds, and […]

Exclusive– State Dept: ‘Not Aware’ of Americans Rep. Mullin Says Died in Afghanistan Due to Biden Withdrawal

The U.S. State Department told Breitbart News Tuesday it is unaware of the Americans Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) said died while trying to flee Afghanistan, including a three-year-old girl, a two-year-old boy, and the boy’s mother. During an appearance on Breitbart News Saturday over the weekend, Mullin attributed the deaths to President Joe Biden’s U.S. […]

US Defeated Itself in Afghanistan

The latest testimony of the US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark A. Milley has confirmed how the US lost its war in Afghanistan. Notwithstanding the Taliban’s ability to withstand the combined might of the US and NATO forces for two decades, the US, according to Milley, lost the war due mainly to […]

IRELAND, AUSTRALIA, AFGHANISTAN, SOUTH POLE, OBITUARY,

[embedded content]… [embedded content]… Corporate media stirred global terror hysteria to push postwar hostility toward new Afghan govt [embedded content]… “Deaths among Teenage Boys have increased by 63% in the UK since they started getting the Covid-19 Vaccine according to ONS data” https://obits.oregonlive.com › obituariesJessica Wilson Obituary (1983 – 2021) – Seattle, WA 3 days […]

IRCS sends humanitarian shipment to Afghanistan

TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society sent a consignment of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan on Tuesday. The shipment, weighing 50 tons, mainly consisted of food products, ISNA reported. Two other shipments will be sent next week, the report added. Last week, other shipments of aid, including food and medicine, had been sent to Afghanistan. According […]

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