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Famous Pashto Academic Figure Suffers from Health Condition

AT News KABUL: A famous Pashto academic figure, Habibullah Rafi is in severe health condition as he is suffering from diabetes and is under treatment.Rafi is considered the founder of Pashto folkloric literature.“I am struggling with diabetes for more than one year. It has recently got worsened and I went …

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UNSC Extends UNAMA Mission in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: The UNSC has extended the United Nations Assistant Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) mandate for Afghanistan. The renewal of the mandate was welcomed by the Islamic Emirate The UN Security Council on Thursday extended the mandate of UNAMA for a period of 12 months.  “It is a good …

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Anchor of TOLOnews Released After Hours in Custody

AT News KABUL: Bahram Aman, an anchor of TOLOnews was released on Friday late afternoon after spending one night in detention of the Islamic Emirate. On Thursday, the Islamic Emirate detained Khpulwak Sapai, director of TOLOnews, and Nafi Khaleeq, legal manager of Moby Group, alongside Aman after TOLOnews broadcasted news …

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Biden Administration Grant Afghans Temporary Deportation Relief

AT Monitoring Desk The Biden administration will grant temporary deportation relief and work permits to Afghans without permanent legal status but who are currently in the U.S., a move that could aid those evacuated after last year’s U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. The grant of so-called Temporary Protected Status (TPS) will …

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Kidnappers Warn to Cut Abducted-Abdul Rauf’s Hand: Family

AT NewsKABUL: The kidnappers have warned to cut the hand of Abdul Rauf, who how kidnapped nearly two years ago in Mazar-e-Sharif, capital of Balkh province, the family said on Wednesday, saying that the abductors demand in return for the releasement of the child.Rauf, 11, was abducted while he was …

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US Top General Warns of Likely Increase in Daesh Attacks by Spring

AT NewsKABUL: General Kenneth McKenzie, the commander of the US Central Command (CENTCOM), told the US Senate Armed Services Committee, that the Daesh group is likely to increase attacks as the warm months’ approach.He said although, the Islamic Emirate is committed to fighting Daesh, it has found it difficult to …

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Numbers of Unemployed Afghans Doubled, Hunger on Rise in Afghanistan: World Bank

AT News KABUL: The World Bank in a report estimated the number of people who cannot afford for food and essential commodities doubled amid a rapid rise in unemployment within the past seven months. The Afghanistan Welfare Survey, conducted by phone and covering the October-December 2021 period, found that 70% …

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Afghan Media Faces Challenges: Watchdogs

AT News KABUL: Many media watchdogs expressed concerns over the situation of the media in Afghanistan, saying that the Afghan media community is scrambling with various types of challenges. The watchdogs meanwhile urged the Islamic Emirate and the UN to support Afghan journalists and media outlets. At least 186b media …

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Karzai Welcomes Large Pasthun Jirga in Pakhtunkhwa

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai welcomed the major Pashtun Jirga (Assembly) in the Bannu area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Former President announced his support for the outcomes of the gathering and termed it as a good step for countering the problems in Afghanistan and the region. Karzai also …

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Turkey Says Islamic Emirate Needs to Take Practical Steps

AT News KABUL: The Foreign Minister of Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu, said the Islamic Emirate needs to take practical steps, mainly toward an inclusive government, in order to be recognized. He made the remarks at the closing of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum. A delegation of the Islamic Emirate, led by the …

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