TimeLine Layout

September, 2021

  • 24 September

    Central Bank asked to facilitate mass-cash withdrawal

    Mohammad Parwiz Arian KABUL: Businessmen and Entrepreneurs called on the Central Bank to facilitate withdrawal of the larger amounts of cash as business deals are scrambling with economical losses. The call was made by a number of domestic investors at a gathering held on Thursday in Kandahar. After the collapse …

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  • 22 September

    Women face economical challenges in wake of political vicissitude

    AT News KABUL: Women working in restaurants and coffee shops are scrambling with economical challenges as many public facilities remain closed for the past one month after the fall of Kabul to the Islamic Movement of the Taliban. Niki Tabasom, a coffee shop owner said that she made a coffee …

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  • 22 September

    Biden discusses Afghanistan with UK, Aus PMs

    AT News KABUL: U.S. President Joe Biden held separate meetings with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Premier Scott Morrison, discussing the situation in Afghanistan along with climate change and Covid-19. Biden and Morrison met in the sideline of the UN General Assembly session on September 21 and hosted …

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  • 22 September

    Karzai meets representatives of regional countries

    Mohammad Parwiz Arian KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai held talks with the special envoys of Russia, China, and Pakistan, where they exchanged views on the situation in Afghanistan. Chairman of the high council for national reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah, and ambassadors of Pakistan, Russia and China were also present in the …

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  • 21 September

    Afghan Media scrambles with financial crisis

    Mohammad Parwiz Arian KABUL: Tens of media outlets halt functioning, either due to restriction on access to information and financial crisis amid an uncertain future of Afghanistan. According to reports, over 150 media outlets, including the printing press, TV Channels, and radio stations suspended their activities. Abdul Salam Zahid, a …

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  • 20 September

    IMF suspends funds for Afghanistan

    Mohammad Parwiz Arian KABUL: Afghanistan is deprived of having a grant from the $650 billion special drawing rights allocated by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to the member countries. Referring to the ongoing chaos in the country, IMF’s spokesman, Gerry Rice told the reporters that Afghanistan will not have access. …

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  • 20 September

    Taliban vow to suppress ISIS-K

    AT News KABUL: Islamic Movement of the Taliban is able to restrain the ISIS-K extremist group in Afghanistan, a Taliban official said on Monday. Zabiullah Mujahid, deputy minister of information and culture downplays the activities of the ISIS-K group, saying that the group is incapable of posing threats in the …

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  • 19 September

    Ghani under criticism for current chaos in Afghanistan

    AT News KABUL: Some political analysts blame Former President Ashraf Ghani for the ongoing political chaos and economical crises. They believe that if Ghani transferred power through a political settlement instead of fleeing the country, the collapse of the military and many other challenges would have not happened. “If Ghani …

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  • 19 September

    Child killed in Nangarhar blast

    AT News KABUL: A blast targeting the Taliban vehicle killed one child and wounded two others in Jalalabad, the capital city of the eastern Nangarhar province. Deputy spokesman of the Taliban, Bilal Karimi said that the blast took place in PD 5 of Jalalabad. The wounded include one Taliban fighter …

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  • 19 September

    Pakistani trucks bring humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan

    AT News KABUL: The Pakistani trucks loaded with humanitarian assistance comprised of relief goods entered Afghanistan via Torkham crossing point. The relief goods is consist of food items including flour, sugar, cooking oil, pulses and rice, the Pakistani embassy in Kabul said in a statement. “Another four trucks of humanitarian …

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