Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan
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Envoy: US Concerned About Worsening Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

A senior State Department official said the United States is “extremely concerned about the worsening humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan,” adding the country was suffering such a crisis before the military takeover by the Taliban in August.…
Britain and Emirate
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UK ‘must try to engage’ with ‘Islamic Emirate’ in Afghanistan: Boris Johnson

Amid the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that Britain must engage with the current Taliban government to tackle the existing crisis in the country.Johnson made the remarks in response to…
Afghanistan’s Future
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Envoys from U.S., Russia, China Meet in Pakistan to Discuss Afghanistan’s Future

Pakistan on Thursday hosted talks with special envoys from the United States, Russia and China on the path forward for Afghanistan, where a deepening humanitarian crisis has forced many Afghans to migrate to neighboring countries since the…
iran and taliban
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Iran Urges Taliban to Adopt ‘Friendly’ Approach at Regional Meet

Iran's foreign minister called on the Taliban to adopt a "friendly" approach as Afghanistan's six neighbouring countries met Wednesday to determine a "roadmap" following the Islamists' takeover of Kabul. The meeting, two months since the Taliban…
iran and saudi
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Iran Confirms Talks to Improve Relations with Rival Saudi Arabia

Iran on Monday confirmed that it had held four rounds of bilateral talks with its regional rival Saudi Arabia and that contact between the two would continue. "Contacts are being made non-stop and we are exchanging messages without interruption,"…

Human Rights Organizations Warn of Crisis in Afghanistan

Human rights organizations on Sunday raised concerns over the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, which has been worsening as the Taliban took over mid-August. “After 3 weeks, in Afghanistan whole system is paralyzed,” Samira Hamidi,…
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1 Child Dies Every 10 Minutes in Yemen amid Saudi-Led War: UNICEF

UNICEF, the United Nations children’s agency, says one child dies as every 10 minutes go by in Yemen, where a seven-year-old Saudi Arabia-led war is in full swing. "In Yemen, one child dies every 10 minutes from preventable causes, including…
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Democratic Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi Criticizes U.S. Actions in Afghanistan

Scott Simon talks with Democratic Illinois congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi about Afghanistan, and what he wants the Biden Administration to do about the humanitarian crisis there.He answered the question “Does America look like a great power…
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53 US Lawmakers Warn Of Israel’s Use of Collective Punishment in Gaza

Fifty-three House Democrats have warned of the grim humanitarian situation in Gaza in a letter to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in which they denounced Israel's collective punishment of Palestinians in the besieged enclave and the occupation…
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Biden’s Yemen Shift May be Bearing Fruit—and a Lesson for Washington

by : Bonnie Kristian , Newsweek President Joe Biden's February announcement of an end to "all American support for offensive operations in the war in Yemen, including relevant arms sales," was welcome news. The Saudi-led coalition intervening…