TimeLine Layout

August, 2022

  • 6 August

    Ban on girls’ schools was ordered by Pakistan; says former president

    AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai in an interview with German Magazine, Spiegel, has said that the Taliban’s policy to bar Afghan girls from attending school was made on Pakistan’s orders rather than in accordance with Islamic law. According to Hamid Karzai, Pakistan ordered the ban on girls’ schools. He …

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  • 6 August

    Israel hits Gaza with air attacks as tensions escalate

    AT Kabul: Israel attacked the besieged Gaza Strip with warplanes on Friday, killing at least 10 people including a commander of the Islamic Jihad group and a young girl. Taysir al-Jabari, a commander of the al-Quds Brigades, the military arm of the Islamic Jihad, died in an air raid on …

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  • 6 August

    Karzai condemned the IS attack on Ashura gathering in Kabul

    AT Kabul: Hamid Karzai, the former president of Afghanistan, condemned the terrorist attack on Ashura mourners in the 6th district of Kabul, which resulted in the martyrdom and injuries of many Afghans. He considered the country’s salvation from the conspiracy of foreigners to be in unity of Afghans and emphasized …

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  • 6 August

    8 civilians killed, 18 injured in Kabul bomb blast

    AT Kabul: The spokesman of the Kabul Police Command, Khalid Zadran, said a blast occurred in the Sarkariz area of Kabul’s PD6. He said that a bomb attached to a handcart has exploded, killing eight people and 18 others were injured. The Islamic State (IS) militant group has claimed responsibility …

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  • 4 August

    Teaching the Taliban the wrong lessons

    At a recent Track-2 meeting for Afghan and regional delegates, a senior Taliban official was more than confident that the militant group was well on its way to global acceptance. The “Emirate” had “almost completed” the official recognition process from the international community, the official said, citing the number of …

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  • 4 August

    Hanafi: U.S. Drone Strike Violation of Doha Agreement

    AT Kabul: Abdul Salam Hanafi, the second Deputy Prime Minister of the Islamic Emirate, said the United States drone strike in Kabul violates both national sovereignty and the Doha Agreement, according to sources. “These issues are still unclear to us, the only thing we know for sure is that a …

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  • 4 August

    SIGAR warns of ignoring women rights in Afghanistan

    AT Kabul: In a new report, the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has expressed concern about the situation of women and girls in Afghanistan. In his 56th quarterly report to the United States Congress, SIGAR pointed out the general situation in Afghanistan, especially the situation of women …

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  • 3 August

    Al-Zawahiri: From a surgeon to Al Qaeda leadership

    AT Kabul: American officials and media announced this Saturday morning that Ayman al-Zawahiri, the senior leader of the Al-Qaeda terrorist group, was killed in an American airstrike in Afghanistan, but who he was and how did he become the leader of the world’s largest terrorist network? Ayman Mohammad Rabi Mustafa …

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  • 3 August

    Taliban in talks with china over oil

    AT Kabul: The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) said in its annual report that the ministry is in discussions with the Chinese CNPCI company about the oil contract for the Qashqari region of the Amu Darya River basin. The Taliban acting minister of mines and petroleum said that Afghanistgan …

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  • 3 August

    Pakistan edging toward economic collapse

    AT Kabul: With the depleting foreign currency reserves and rising inflation, Pakistan is on the brink of economic collapse and heading towards a path similar to the economic downfall of Sri Lanka. “Pakistan’s central bank, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has sent out a distress signal to the government that …

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