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UN Scales up Assistance in Afghanistan after Taliban Takeover

UN humanitarians and partners have provided food assistance to more than 9 million Afghans since the Taliban takeover, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on Monday. Humanitarians have since September 2021…
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Lavrov: The “Kurds” Should talk to Damascus, It Is Not Americans Who Determine the Fate of Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced that Moscow's contacts with the Syrian Kurds are aimed at persuading them to launch a serious dialogue with the Damascus government instead of relying on the support of the United States.Lavrov…
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US Revenging Its Defeat in Afghanistan by Imposing Economic Sanctions on Country, Says China

The US has been defeated in Afghanistan and now the country revenges the Afghan people by imposing economic sanctions on them, said Chinese ambassador to Afghanistan Wang Yu on Saturday, reported local media. Washington is using freedom of…
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Mccaul Says US Withdrawal From Afghanistan Has Emboldened Russia On Ukraine

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said on Sunday that the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan has emboldened Russia in its ongoing conflict with Ukraine. During an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union,” McCaul told host Jake Tapper the key…
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Kuwaiti Pilot Whose Tweet Criticized Saudi-Led Campaign in Yemen Released From Prison

Kuwaiti authorities released on Sunday a pilot after he was jailed for criticising on Twitter the Saudi-led coalition air campaign in Yemen’s conflict. Videos on Kuwaiti media showed the moment Captain Ahmed Ashour was released, as his family…
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Syria Joins China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Syria is under strong Western sanctions and has been struggling economically. Damascus is eager to rebuild amongst an isolated situation in the West, who had wanted President Bashar Al-Assad removed amongst claims of human rights abuses during…
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China Filling US-Created Vacuum in Middle East

China has been filling the vacuum that the United States is creating in the Middle East, an American newspaper argues, after the government of Bashar al-Assad announced that Syria has joined China’s Belt and Road Initiative. In an article…
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Riyadh, Tehran “Preparing To Reopen Embassies”, Says Iranian Politician

Six years after snapping their diplomatic ties, arch-foes Iran and Saudi Arabia are slowly moving toward rapprochement and preparing to reopen embassies, according to a senior Iranian lawmaker. Jalil Rahimi Jahanabadi, a member of the Iranian…
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There’s No Need for Foreign Manpower in Afghanistan: Karzai

Reacting to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's directive to send qualified and trained Pakistani manpower to Afghanistan, former President of the war-torn nation Hamid Karzai said that there was no need of that, the media reported. On Friday…
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Afghanistan Envoy Blames US for Ongoing Crisis in Country

Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to India Farid Mamundzay today blamed the United States of America (USA) for the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan. Farid, who was in Patiala for a trade and business conference, said the sudden…