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At least seven killed in northern Afghanistan roadside blast

At least seven people have been killed in a roadside blast in northern Afghanistan, according to local officials, the latest attack in the violence-racked country. Those killed in the 7am (03:00 GMT) blast on Tuesday in the city of Mazar-i-Sharif…
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Iran envoy lambasts US destructive role in Afghanistan

Special envoy of the Iranian President for Afghanistan slammed the US' destructive role in creating instability in Afghanistan, calling for the formation of a government with the participation of all Afghan ethnicities. Saying that the CIA…
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Britain uses “aid” to Afghanistan as a cover for imperialist domination

According to the government’s own watchdog, much of the UK’s £3.5 billion aid to Afghanistan between 2000 and 2020 was spent not on “humanitarian aid” but on the police and other security agencies’ paramilitary operations. It served…
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Around 28 million Afghans will need humanitarian assistance in 2023: UN

The UN agency for the coordination of humanitarian affairs stated that Afghanistan continues to face one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world, with 28.3 million people expected to require aid in the upcoming year, TOLOnews…
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U.S. designates Al Qaeda, Pakistani Taliban leaders based in Afghanistan

The U.S. Department of State added three senior Al Qaeda leaders and the deputy emir of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan to its list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists on Dec. 1. State said the designations are “part…
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Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack in Afghanistan’s Samangan

The Iranian embassy in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, on Thursday denounced a terrorist attack at an Afghan school in the city of Aybak, Samangan province, a day earlier.The terrorist attack at a religious school in Aybak, Afghanistan's Samangan…
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Taliban Bans VOA, RFE/RL Radio in Afghanistan

Taliban authorities have announced a ban on FM radio broadcasts from Voice of America (VOA) and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) stations in Afghanistan, citing complaints they have received about programming content.The ban will be…
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Senate to probe Liberal silence on Afghanistan aid as terror rules bar humanitarians

Senators are ramping up their push to get Ottawa to explain why Canada is still barring humanitarian workers from responding to devastating crises in Afghanistan. Conservative Sen. Salma Ataullahjan has persuaded her colleagues on the upper…
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Sanctions undermine vital humanitarian aid supply to Afghanistan, says ICRC official

The U.S.-initiated sanctions imposed on the Taliban-run establishment in Afghanistan has undermined vital humanitarian aid supply to the war-torn country, Martin Schüepp, director of operations of the International Committee of the Red Cross…
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Border tensions between Afghanistan, Pakistan intensify

Pakistan is facing an emerging security situation in its border provinces and an assertive Afghan Taliban, which is unwilling to accept any ‘one-sided’ change in the status quo ante on the Durand Line issue. Border tensions between Afghanistan…