Thursday, August 18, 2022

Afghanistan

August 9, 2022

Suicide bomber kills Pakistani soldiers after Taliban leader’s assassination

The Taliban have killed around 80,000 Pakistanis in nearly two decades of violence, according to official statistics.

Pakistani Soldier
August 3, 2022

U.S. officials worry despite assassination of terrorist Zawahiri 

They insisted that the assassination also sharpened concerns about militants’ presence in Afghanistan.

Ayman al-Zawahiri
July 23, 2022

Firefight breaks out between Taliban, unknown gunmen in Afghanistan

A local claimed that over a dozen wounded people were taken to the provincial hospital as fighting spread to several locations.

Taliban
July 20, 2022

2,106 Afghans killed, wounded since Taliban takeover: UN

According to the UN, the Taliban mainly targets former Afghan government officials and individuals accused of affiliation with political opponents.

Taliban
July 13, 2022

Unknown disease kills twenty children in Afghanistan

The outbreak of an unknown disease has claimed the lives of no less than 20 children in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province.

July 11, 2022

UN report highlights 24,000 grave violations against children in conflict zones

The report said abduction, sexual violence including rape, rose by 20 per cent in 2021, with attacks on schools and hospitals also showing an increase.

Suffering children in conflict zones
June 30, 2022

Thousands of Taliban officials attacked at town hall meeting in Kabul

Some 3,000 Taliban representatives had gathered in Kabul for an important assembly of leaders to decide on political issues.

June 24, 2022

Eight million children suffering from severe wasting: UNICEF 

Severe wasting – where children are too thin for their height – is the most visible and lethal form of undernutrition.

June 23, 2022

European Union to send €1 million in aid to Afghanistan 

The allotment will be used to address the “most immediate needs” of Afghans.

June 20, 2022

Taliban welcomes UK’s non-violence policy in Afghanistan

“Violence of any kind is not in Afghanistan’s interests, nor the international community’s, and we deplore terrorist attacks of all kinds.”

Hugo Shorter