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Washington weighs Taliban travel restrictions

News Monitoring KABUL: The US is considering whether to extend a Trump-era waiver that would allow certain Islamic Emirate officials to continue to travel abroad, according to Foreign Policy. According to the Doha agreement signed between the US and the Islamic Emirate’s Political office of Qatar, the extension of the …

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Over 60 Girl Graduated from Professional School

AT News KABUL: More than 60 girls’ students graduated after learning craft skills as the schools for girls students in grades 7-12 have yet to reopen.  “The Islamic Emirate closed schools for the girls. We call on the Islamic Emirate to reopen the schools as soon as possible,” said Najiba, …

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Ministry of Vice and Virtue Stress on Covering Faces of Female Presenters

AT News KABUL: The Ministry of Vice and Virtue insisted on its decree which demands female TV presenters cover their faces with masks. According to the ministry spokesperson, women presenters are obliged to use masks during television programs starting tomorrow, Sunday.  The ministry spokesperson also told TOLOnews that the decision …

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Karzai Says Burqa is Not Afghan Tradition, Brought Into the Country Dozens of Years Ago

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai said that the Burqa is not the Afghan culture and it has come to Afghanistan probably 200-300 years ago, and countryside women don’t wear” it.  In an interview with CNN, Karzai said that covering faces is not Hijab and the use of the …

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Karzai Calls Girls’ Education Important for Country’s Development

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai reiterated his call for girls’ access to school and said that the people of Afghanistan want their girls to return to school. The former president cited the remarks on a BBC program of Best of Today. “There is no way… that the country …

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Bodies of Victims in Balkh Mosque Blast Buried

AT News KABUL: The bodies of the victims of the blast at the mosque in Mazar-e-Sharif in Balkh province were buried on Friday.   One of the victims was a street vendor.   Shir Ahmad, 55, was working on the streets of the city of Mazar-e-Sharif as a vendor to feed his …

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Karzai Condemned Attack on Mosque in Kunduz

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai strongly condemned the attack at a mosque in the Imam Sahib district of Kunduz. The former president called such attacks ‘terrorist’ and the plot of the foreigners against the people of Afghanistan. On Friday afternoon a blast targeted Mawlawi Sekandar mosque in Imam …

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Afghan Ambassador at UN Complains Over Pakistan’s Airstrikeon Afghan Soil

AT NewsKABUL: The Chargé d’Affaires of Afghanistan Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Naseer Ahmad Faiq made an official complaint over the Pakistani military’s airstrikes on Khost and Kunar provinces, a statement said. He made the complain following strong domestic and international reactions including protests over Pakistani airstrikes on some …

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Hundreds of Drug Users under Treatment in Herat

AT News KABUL: The officials in the western province of Heart said that hundreds of drug addicts are under treatment in the provincial center prison. The treatment is provided by the government in cooperation with some private institutions. According to the officials, more than 2,000 drug addicts have been brought …

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Attack on Educational Centers Still Face Unabated Reactions

Rafiullah Anwari KABUL: The attack on two educational centers including Abdul Raheem Shaheed Highschool is still facing condemnation inside and outside Afghanistan. On Tuesday, three back-to-back blasts hit two educational centers. The first blast took place near Mumtaz Education Center and was followed by two blasts near Abdul Raheem Shaheed …

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