Tag: Afghan Government

October 8, 2019

Afghanistan: Little Help for Confli...

According to Human Rights Watch, more than half the Afghan population, including many survivors of conflict-related violence, struggle with depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress, but fewer than 10 percent receive adequate psychosocial support from the state, according to government documents

September 30, 2019

Afghanistan: The Voting is Over, No...

Afghan officials are counting votes after Saturday’s presidential election that was held amid repeated threats by the Taliban and fear of post-election chaos

September 29, 2019

Five Takeaways From AfghanistanR...

Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), which had dozens of observers at polling stations, also reported low turnout, especially among female voters

September 11, 2019

Son Of Afghanistan’s ‘L...

The son of revered Afghan resistance fighter Ahmad Shah Masud says he wants to make his late father’s goal of creating a moderate Afghan state a reality. In an interview with RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan, Ahmad Masud warned against any peace deal with the Taliban and explained why he’s following in his slain father’s political footsteps to fight the group’s extremist ideology

July 1, 2019

Afghan Conflict News

Once an important economic center for Afghans living in eastern Nangarhar province near the Pakistani border, Haska Mena has been reduced to a wasteland by the war against the Islamic State group. Determined to seek an education, Afghan students in the Haska Mena district of eastern Nangarhar province study under the ruins of schools destroyed fighting with Islamic State militant.The next round of the Afghanistan government’s peace talks with the Taliban is scheduled to begin in Doha on June 29.The government sees the discussions as an initial step to end Afghanistan’s long war.But journalists and rights activists in Afghanistan are expressing grave concerns about its impact

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 …

May 28, 2019

Masked And Cuffed: Afghanistan Show...

Afghan security forces showed off 30 alleged Taliban and Islamic State militants captured in Kandahar Province. The prisoners were all masked to conceal their identities. They’re accused of terrorism and of targeting security forces and religious scholars

May 10, 2019

Islamic State Killed His Sister, So...

Seventeen-year-old Rahila Rafi was killed last August in a suicide attack on a Kabul classroom. Her brother has opened a library in honor of his slain sister after being inspired by an entry in Rahila’s diary~RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty 0

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

April 15, 2019

Interview: Ex-Afghan Warlord Says &...

Hekmatyar is a member of the Reconciliation Leadership Council, a new council led by President Ashraf Ghani, that will appoint negotiators for the April 19-21 talks with the Taliban, create their mandate for talks, and oversee their work

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