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Even At A Crossroads For Peace, More People Are Wounded In Afghanistan War: ICRC
Even At A Crossroads For Peace, More People Are Wounded In Afghanistan War: ICRC

On the occasion of the 2020 Afghanistan Conference held in Geneva 23-24 November, President Peter Maurer of the International Committee

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Humanitarian Needs in Afghanistan Skyrocket Amid Unrelenting Violence & COVID19: IRC
Humanitarian Needs in Afghanistan Skyrocket Amid Unrelenting Violence & COVID19: IRC

The humanitarian needs in Afghanistan skyrocket amid unrelenting violence and the spread of COVID-19, the 2020 Afghanistan Conference is a

23 Nov 2020
Afghanistan 2020 Conference in Geneva; Financial Assistance & Political Support for Afghanistan’s Next 4 Years
Afghanistan 2020 Conference in Geneva; Financial Assistance & Political Support for Afghanistan’s Next 4 Years

The 2020 Afghanistan Conference entitled "Peace, Prosperity and Self-Sufficiency" for financial assistance and political support to Afghanistan for the next

22 Nov 2020
Ahead Of Troops’ Withdrawal, US Secretary Of State Asks Taliban And Afghan Government To Speed Up
Ahead Of Troops’ Withdrawal, US Secretary Of State Asks Taliban And Afghan Government To Speed Up

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday in a meeting with Afghan government and the Taliban in Doha, asked

22 Nov 2020
Human Rights Watch Urge Foreign Donors To Support Girl Education in Afghanistan
Human Rights Watch Urge Foreign Donors To Support Girl Education in Afghanistan

The Human Rights Watch on Saturday stated that Afghanistan’s foreign donors should ensure that priority with regards to financial aid

21 Nov 2020
US Senators Divided Over Troops’ Drawdown, Some Call It “Nonsensical”, Some Back It
US Senators Divided Over Troops’ Drawdown, Some Call It “Nonsensical”, Some Back It

US Acting Defence Secretary Chris Miller’s confirmation over President Donald Trump’s decision to retract American forces from Afghanistan has garnered

18 Nov 2020
Afghanistan Welcomes 10 Key Principles of 12 Allied Countries for Future Assistance
Afghanistan Welcomes 10 Key Principles of 12 Allied Countries for Future Assistance

The Afghan government has welcomed the position of its major international partners to raise ten key principles as a condition

18 Nov 2020
Geneva Conference Must Ensure Protection Of Human Rights in Afghanistan: Amnesty International
Geneva Conference Must Ensure Protection Of Human Rights in Afghanistan: Amnesty International

Ahead of The Geneva Quadrennial Pledging Conference this month, Amnesty International has sought full commitment towards protecting and building Afghanistan’s

18 Nov 2020
‘We Are Not Sure of Any Positive Outcome From Qatar Peace-Talks’, Khalid Says
‘We Are Not Sure of Any Positive Outcome From Qatar Peace-Talks’, Khalid Says

Acting Defense Minister Assadullah Khalid stated that he is not confident whether the Qatar peace talks will lead to a

17 Nov 2020
Peace With Taliban Does Not Mean End to International Terrorism: Atmar
Peace With Taliban Does Not Mean End to International Terrorism: Atmar

Afghan Acting Foreign Minister, Haneef Atmar says peace with Taliban does not mean an end to international terrorism...

16 Nov 2020
US Defense Secretary Signals Troop Drawdown Ahead: ‘All Wars Must End’
US Defense Secretary Signals Troop Drawdown Ahead: ‘All Wars Must End’

President Donald Trump's new defense secretary signaled to the military in a late Friday message that he may be there

14 Nov 2020
Food Crisis Deepens in Afghanistan with 42% of Population Now Facing Acute Hunger
Food Crisis Deepens in Afghanistan with 42% of Population Now Facing Acute Hunger

A new report reveals Afghanistan has been pushed deeper into an already dire food security crisis, exacerbated by the COVID-19

12 Nov 2020
Afghan Officials Expect Change in US’ Handling of Government-Taliban Peace Talks
Afghan Officials Expect Change in US’ Handling of Government-Taliban Peace Talks

Afghan officials expect a change in the United States' handling of the government-Taliban peace talks should the projected winner of

11 Nov 2020
Taliban to New US Administration: Implementing Doha Deal To End War in Afghanistan
Taliban to New US Administration: Implementing Doha Deal To End War in Afghanistan

The Taliban group has called on the new US administration to pave the way for an end to the war

10 Nov 2020
Afghan Women Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19: IRC
Afghan Women Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19: IRC

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) says COVID-19 has taken a toll on all Afghans, but women have been disproportionately impacted,

9 Nov 2020
President Ghani Says Relations with US to Deepen after Biden Win
President Ghani Says Relations with US to Deepen after Biden Win

President Ashraf Ghani has said that ties between Kabul and Washington are expected to deepen in areas of counter-terrorism and

8 Nov 2020
IMF Approves $370 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement to Support Afghanistan
IMF Approves $370 Million Extended Credit Facility Arrangement to Support Afghanistan

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a 42-month arrangement for Afghanistan under the Extended Credit

7 Nov 2020
SIGAR: Violence Surges In Afghanistan By 50% Despite Peace Talks
SIGAR: Violence Surges In Afghanistan By 50% Despite Peace Talks

Two temporary ceasefires over the summer did little to reduce the violence, as average daily enemy-initiated attacks in Afghanistan were

5 Nov 2020
EU, Pakistan Call For Lasting Ceasefire In Afghanistan
EU, Pakistan Call For Lasting Ceasefire In Afghanistan

The European Union (EU) and Pakistan on Wednesday released a joint statement, reaffirming their determination to strengthen their ties and

5 Nov 2020
Saleh: Have Evidence To Identify, Arrest Taliban Collaborators Of Kabul University Attack
Saleh: Have Evidence To Identify, Arrest Taliban Collaborators Of Kabul University Attack

Two days after the deadly terrorist attack on the Law Faculty of Kabul University, first Vice President Amrullah Saleh said

4 Nov 2020
Khalilzad Says IS Responsible For Kabul University Attack, Afghan Leaders Say Otherwise
Khalilzad Says IS Responsible For Kabul University Attack, Afghan Leaders Say Otherwise

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad once again urged the Afghan government and the Taliban to call for

3 Nov 2020
Saleh: Tactics Of Kabul University Attackers Similar To New Taliban Group
Saleh: Tactics Of Kabul University Attackers Similar To New Taliban Group

First Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Tusday said that the tactics of the Kabul University attackers were those of a

3 Nov 2020
Saleh: Those Who Disrespect Security Forces Will Pay The Price
Saleh: Those Who Disrespect Security Forces Will Pay The Price

First Vice President Amrullah Saleh said that those who disrespect and are violent towards security personnel will pay the price,

2 Nov 2020
Human Rights Watch Needs The ‘Right Glasses’ Says Saleh
Human Rights Watch Needs The ‘Right Glasses’ Says Saleh

First Vice President Amrullah Saleh said on Sunday that Human Rights Watch (HRW) need to check their facts and are

1 Nov 2020
Human Rights Watch: Afghan Police Raid On Kabul Journalists’ Home Act Of Intimidation
Human Rights Watch: Afghan Police Raid On Kabul Journalists’ Home Act Of Intimidation

An Afghan police raid on the home of two female journalists in Kabul in mid-October raises concerns about rising threats

31 Oct 2020
UN Official Warns Al Qaeda Remains ‘Heavily Embedded’ Within Taliban
UN Official Warns Al Qaeda Remains ‘Heavily Embedded’ Within Taliban

A UN official told BBC that despite the signing of the Doha agreement and the pledge to break ties with

29 Oct 2020
Rula Ghani: Afghan Women Don’t Want Peace ‘At Any cost’
Rula Ghani: Afghan Women Don’t Want Peace ‘At Any cost’

First Lady Rula Ghani said that while Afghan women want peace, the progress they have made in the past 19

29 Oct 2020
Afghan Arrested For 2008 Abduction of American Journalist
Afghan Arrested For 2008 Abduction of American Journalist

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) on Wednesday said charges have been filed against Haji Najibullah for the 2008 gunpoint

29 Oct 2020
Heavy Fighting Continues Near Lashkar Gah City
Heavy Fighting Continues Near Lashkar Gah City

The United Nations (UN) and humanitarian partners are working with Afghan authorities to aid thousands of people displaced by heavy

28 Oct 2020
Khalilzad ‘Disappointed’ by Violence, Calls For Urgent Reduction
Khalilzad ‘Disappointed’ by Violence, Calls For Urgent Reduction

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad said he returned to the region “disappointed” by the violence and

28 Oct 2020
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