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August, 2022

  • 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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  • 2 August

    Farmlands, homes washed away in Amu River overflow

    AT Kabul: Some residents of the Imam Sahib district of northern Kunduz province complain about the destruction of their agricultural land and homes by Amur River floods. They said frequent flooding in the river caused them damages and massive loss. If the river’s banks were not fortified, they warned, their …

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  • 2 August

    UN chief warns of nuclear war

    AT Kabul: The world is one misstep from devastating nuclear war and in peril not seen since the Cold War, the UN Secretary General has warned. “We have been extraordinarily lucky so far,” Antonio Guterres said. Amid rising global tensions, “humanity is just one misunderstanding, one miscalculation away from nuclear …

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  • 2 August

    Al Qaeda leader Zawahiri killed in U.S. drone strike

    AT Kabul: Joe Biden President of the United States has announced that US killed Ayman al-Zawahiri , the leader of al-Qaeda, who was involved in the September 11 attacks, in an airstrike in Afghanistan last Saturday. Ayman al-Zawahiri took over the leadership of the Al-Qaeda terrorist organization in 2011 after …

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  • 1 August

    Nancy Pelosi begins Asia tour, with no mention of Taiwan

    AT Kabul: U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi kicked off a closely-watched Asia tour on Monday in Singapore as China warned that its military would never “sit idly by” if she were to visit Taiwan, the self-ruled island claimed by Beijing. Amid widespread speculation over whether she would make …

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  • 1 August

    US will continue efforts to stabilize Afghanistan’s economy

    AT Kabul: The US has promised to continue working closely with its partners to help stabilise Afghanistan’s fragile economy. Outgoing US Chargé d’Affaires Ian McCary tweeted the Department of Treasury had issued multiple general licences to facilitate the flow of economic activity and vital assistance to the Afghan people. However, …

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  • 1 August

    Afghan journalists in exile launch news platform

    AT Kabul: Afghan journalists-in-exile have launched an independent media platform, Amu TV, to publish on-the-ground stories from Afghanistan, in hopes that safeguarding the flow of information can help save lives. After securing grants and private donations earlier this year, they recruited fellow journalists-in-exile to work as editors and translators of …

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July, 2022

  • 31 July

    Iraqi protesters storm parliament in Baghdad

    AT Kabul: Hundreds of protesters breached the Iraq’s parliament for the second time in a week as anti-government unrest continues. A large crowd of protesters stormed Baghdad’s heavily-guarded Green Zone and broke into the Iraqi parliament again on Saturday. The demonstrators were expressing their dissatisfaction with “the corrupt political class” …

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