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Daesh’a Activities Restrained in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: The acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amir Khan Muttaqi, downplayed the threat of Daesh group in Afghanistan, saying that the group’s activities have been restrained and that it has not been able to conduct an attack in the recent months in the country. According to the Ministry …

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New Zealand Funds FOA to Promote Afghan Agriculture

AT News KABUL: New Zealand is providing two million dollars in humanitarian aid through the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in a bid to promote the Afghan agriculture. According to a report of the FOA, at least 94,500 vulnerable rural people from farming communities will be …

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US Envoy Says No Possibility to Ease Sanctions If Schools Remain Closed

AT News KABUL: The US special envoy for human rights and Afghan women and girls, Rina Amiri, expressed frustration over the closing of schools for girls students beyond grade six and said that the issue of reopening girls’ schools was a key test for the current Afghan government. She also …

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Khalilzad Suggest ‘Broad Support’ System in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: The former US special envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, suggested ‘broad support’ formula for the government system of Afghanistan. Khalilzad made the remarks at the Islamabad Security Dialogue, where he cited some positive and negative points of the Afghan chaos.    “On the positive side, the …

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Islamic Emirate Announces Overall Ban on Poppy Cultivation Nationwide

AT News KABUL: The cultivation of poppy was banned across the country based on a decree issued by the supreme leader of the Islamic Emirate, Mawlawi Hebatullah Akhundzada. The decree also bans the use and trafficking of all types of illicit drugs. The decree which was read by Islamic Emirate …

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Political Rivals Warn of Fighting as Pakistan’s Khan Seeks Dissolving Parliament

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: Pakistan’s political turmoil grew up on Sunday when Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan refrained from an attempt to oust him and sought fresh elections after dissolving parliament, a move the opposition called treasonously and vowed to fight. The deputy speaker of parliament, a member of Khan’s …

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Afghanistan Must Not Be Forgotten: IOM

AT News KABUL: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in a report called on the international community to not forget Afghanistan, as the country is facing a severe humanitarian crisis. The statement said that thousands of Afghans cross borders every week in both directions, seeking means to secure their futures. While …

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Muslimyar Urges Islamic Emirate to Engage in Negotiations with its Rivals

AT News KABUL: The former speaker of the government’s senate, Fazal Hadi Muslimyar urged the Islamic Emirate to engage in negotiations with its rivals. He suggested that the Afghans are tired of the looming waves of war in Afghanistan. “They (Islamic Emirate) should negotiate and sit down with its armed …

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Guterres Says he ‘Deeply Regret’ Suspension of Schools for Girls Above Grade Six

AT News KABUL: The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres said that he “deeply regrets” the closing of schools for girls in grades 7-12 in Afghanistan. “Support for the rights of Afghan women & girls is support that lifts children out of hunger & communities out of poverty,” he said.  “I deeply …

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Karzai Meets Members of Afghan Saffron Union

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai met with the members of the Afghan Saffron Union in Kabul. The office of the former president said that the members of the saffron union shared their concerns over the problems exist ahead of the saffron products and business in the country. Karzai …

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