Tag: Afghan Civilians

June 16, 2019

Least 10 Imams Killed In Nangarhar ...

Almost a dozen religious scholars have been killed in attacks by unknown armed men in the eastern province of Nangarhar in the past two months, the provincial governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani said on Saturday. Khogyani said that no one has been arrested in connection to the killings. “Details of some cases have been shared by the …

From War-Torn Afghanistan to Design...

Ahmad Sarwari, 12 and an Afghan immigrant, dreams of working in Silicon Valley, and many say he has the talent to take him there

May 11, 2019

Blinded by Bomb, Activist Seeks Afg...

Improvised explosive devices and land mines have been killing and injuring thousands of civilians in Afghanistan. One of those affected is Zaheer Ahmad Zindani, who has become a well-known peace activist in the country

April 26, 2019

Taliban-IS Clashes Displace Hundred...

Fighting between Islamic State militants and Taliban insurgents has displaced more than 450 families in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province

March 27, 2019

2018 Is Deadliest Year for Afghan C...

The U.N. on Monday confirmed that 10 children were among at least 13 civilians killed in a recent U.S. military airstrike in northern Afghanistan. The U.S., which confirmed the killing of two U.S. service members, carried out an airstrike in the area, and accused the Taliban of using civilian areas as hideouts. The intensified violence in the country has had a toll on civilians

March 14, 2019

Half-baked efforts for peace in Afg...

These are some of the policy changes that are being taken forward under the Trump regime so as to suit the new war games around the world. And, definitely, new plans are afoot to look beyond traditional battlegrounds like Afghanistan and Iraq.

January 31, 2019

Peaceful end of Afghan war may be i...

Each country with a stake in Afghanistan wants peace, starting with Afghanistan itself. Significantly, this includes China.The Chinese are very worried about the spread of militant Islam — so much so that they have accepted real reputational damage in the West opening up massive re-education camps and filling then with their millions-strong Muslim Uighur population

January 29, 2019

US-Taliban deal may be close, but f...

The 14,000 U.S. troops remaining in the South Asian country advise the Afghan military and conduct counterterrorism operations. President Donald Trump has frequently questioned the value of U.S. troop involvement

December 7, 2018

Appointment of young afghan woman a...

The appointment of a young Afghan woman as deputy interior minister has sparked mixed reactions as the government eyes increasing role of  women in the politics and other sectors. According to reports, the former acting director of policy in the minister of mines and petroleum, the 26-year-old Husna Jalil, has been appointed as deputy interior …

November 30, 2018

Taliban: Attack Retaliation for Civ...

The Taliban claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s attack on a British private security company, G4S, that killed at least 10 people and wounded more than 30 others in the capital, Kabul

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