Tag: Afghan Insurgency

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 25, 2019

Afghan Teen Loses Her Eye Waiting T...

Afghan government forces with close air support had launched a raid to search for Taliban fighters in Salema’s village of Niaz Baba — a remote settlement in an area that has, for years, been a transit point for militants who cross back and forth between Afghanistan and Pakistan’s South Waziristan tribal region

May 24, 2019

UNICEF: Malnourished Children in Af...

Recent nutrition surveys across Afghanistan find 22 out of 34 provinces are above the emergency threshold of acute malnutrition. Last year, UNICEF provided life-saving assistance to nearly half of the country’s most nutritionally deprived children. It is aiming to reach 60 percent, or 375,000, of those children this year

May 22, 2019

A Third of Afghans Have Migrated or...

Over the same six-year period, 3.5 million Afghans were internally displaced due to armed conflict, generalized violence, human rights violations or natural disasters. In 2016 and 2017 alone, an estimated over a million Afghans were displaced each year, based on IOM interviews

May 21, 2019

Terrorist shot dead after murdering...

The statement further added that the police forces managed to trace the terrorist as he was attempting to flee and shot him dead in the bordering areas between Koh Zor and Zir Koh districts

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 13, 2019

Kabul Condemns Taliban’s Anno...

Afghan government in a statement on Saturday strongly condemned the Taliban’s announcement of their annual spring offensive, reiterating call on the militant group to accept call for peace talks

April 5, 2019

Ashraf Ghani’s grand plan for...

Ghani insists on an Afghan-led peace process because he does not want to repeat past mistakes or agree to a process that could leave the country in the middle of yet another bloody conflict in the near future

April 4, 2019

Left Out: Afghanistan Watches Its O...

Ghani has alienated much of the country’s political elite, including influential ex-President Hamid Karzai and former warlords who attended the Moscow meeting, by failing to consult with them over the government’s national peace plan and denying them a spot on the government’s negotiating team

April 2, 2019

UN Report: More than 113 Million Pe...

The FAO report says that 2018 was the third consecutive year in which the number of people facing all levels of food insecurity topped the 100 million mark, although it was slightly better than 2017’s number of 124 million people. The study said some countries were less affected by severe weather events such as drought and flooding

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