Grenade

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Accidental Grenade Blast Kills 1, Leaves 4 Injured: Afghanistan

In Afghanistan’s northern province of Faryab, a grenade that belonged to the Taliban exploded, killing one person and leaving four others including women and children injured. The incident occurred in Faryab’s capital city of Maimana, and two persons have been detained in connection to the explosion. According to the Taliban government, the hand grenade was accidentally thrown, and was not a plotted crime. Further details are awaited.

Thu, 08 Sep 2022 - 02:55 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Afghanistan, Faryab, Maimana, Taliban, Grenade Blast

Courtesy: ANI

Female Afghan Students

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Taliban Denies Permission For Female Students To Leave Kabul For Studies: Afghanistan

The Taliban-led Afghanistan government has refused to grant permission to allow female students to study abroad. Most students in Afghanistan, aspire to study in Kazhakstan and Qatar. However, male students have been permitted to fly abroad for studies. The Taliban has also prohibited women from working outside homes, and has brought various gender-based segregations. Moreover, Taliban has prohibited women from visiting parks at the same time… read-more

Sat, 27 Aug 2022 - 02:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Taliban, Afghanistan, Kabul, afghan women, World news

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Explosion

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Explosion In Kabul Mosque Kills 20 People, 40 Severely Injured

Another massive explosion has been reported in a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 17. The blast happened after the evening prayers killed 20 people and left over 40 injured, confirmed local media. This is the third such explosion in the past two weeks, despite the claims of the Taliban, that the situation in Kabul, Afghanistan is under control. Notably, no terrorist outfit has claimed responsibility for the explosion.

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 09:20 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kabul, explosion, Mosque, 40 Injured, Taliban

Courtesy: ANI

Bomb Blast

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Vehicle Bomb goes Off In Afghanistan's Kabul; 4 Injured

In Afghanistan's Kabul, a bomb fitted to a motorcycle exploded near an electronic identity card centre, on August 13. The explosion left at least four injured, including two Islamic Emirate forces. The reason and source of the incident is yet to be determined. A week ago, three persons were killed and seven others were injured in a blast that occurred near Pul-e-Sokhta area in the west of Kabul.

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 07:37 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Afghanistan, Kabul, bomb blast, Vehicle Bomb, Taliban

Courtesy: ANI

Omar Khalid

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Top TTP Commander Omar Khalid Khorasani Killed In Roadside Bomb Blast: Afghanistan

Top Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Omar Khalid Khorasani has been killed in a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan. The Taliban government has confirmed the killing, and ordered a thorough investigation in the incident. Reportedly, an operation is underway to identify the spies, who were involved in the killing. Omar Khalid and two other associates of the banned terror outfit were killed in the Eastern Patrika province Barmal… read-more

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 02:19 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: TTP, Taliban, Afghanistan, Kabul, Omar Khalid Khorasani

Courtesy: ANI

Afghan Women

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Afghan Women Battle To Reclaim Lost Freedoms One Year After Taliban Return

Monesa Mubarez is fighting for Afghan women's rights against the Taliban government. There are no women in the Taliban government's cabinet, and the Ministry of Women's Affairs was closed. Despite the risk of being beaten and detained by Taliban members, she participated in various rallies. "We fight for our own freedom, we fight for our rights and status, we work for no country, organization or spy agency," told Mubarez.

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 12:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Taliban, Afghanistan, afghan women, protest, FREEDOM

Courtesy: NDTV

Kabul Blast

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Another Blast Reported In Afghanistan's Kabul

Yet another case of blast was reported in Kabul's Chandawal, on August 8. However, no casualties have been reported from the blast. The witnesses claimed that the blast was caused due to a magnetic mine that was placed in a public transport. The wounded have been admitted to Ibne Sine Chest Hospital, and so far, no one has taken responsibility for the blast. Further details are awaited.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 10:28 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Afghanistan, Kabul, Chandawal, Taliban, Terrorist Blast

Courtesy: ANI

Al Qaeda Chief

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Who Will Lead Al-Qaeda Terrorist Outfit After Ayman-al-Zawahari's Death

After the death of Ayman al-Zawahiri, the chief of Al-Qaeda in a US Strike, the question is who will lead the Osama Bin Laden-founded Al-Qaeda terrorist outfit. As of now, Saif al-Adel, Abdal-Rahman al-Maghrebi and Yazid Mebrak of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and Ahmed Diriye of Al-Shabaab are some of… read-more

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 08:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Al-Qaeda, Ayman al Zawahiri, Afghanistan, US Strike, Taliban

Arab Women

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World Economic Forum Ranks Afghanistan As Worst Country In Terms Of Gender Equality

The World Economic Forum (WEF) in a report, ranked Afghanistan as the worst country in terms of gender equality. Out of the 146 countries that were surveyed, Afghanistan was ranked 146th. Reportedly, the parameters considered for the evaluation of gender parity were economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival, and political empowerment. Meanwhile, Pakistan was ranked as the second-worst country in terms… read-more

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 - 08:15 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Gender Equality, Afghanistan, Taliban, Women Empowerment, World Economic, Forum

Courtesy: ANI

Mohammad Yaqoob Mujahid

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Taliban & Qatar To Sign Security Pact; Taliban's Defence Minister Returns From Qatar Visit

Upon Taliban's acting defence minister Mohammad Yaqoob Mujahid's return from his Qatar visit, he said that Qatar is interested in signing a security pact with Afghanistan. He said that the agreement will be assessed by the officials. After which, a decision will be taken regarding signing of the said agreement. He further stated that he has requested Qatar's assistance in providing salaries, uniforms and equipments to Taliban forces.

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 05:58 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Taliban, Afghanistan, Qatar, Security Pact, Kabul

Courtesy: ANI