Balkees Jarrah, senior counsel at the non-governmental organisation Human Rights Watch, condemned the sanctions as a "shameful new low for US commitments to justice for victims of the worst crimes".
August 27 (AFP) - Rescue workers in Afghanistan searched Wednesday for survivors of flash floods that killed more than 100 people and destroyed hundreds of houses near Kabul, officials said. Troops pulled dozens of victims from the rubble of collapsed buildings in Charikar, capital of Parwan province, after torrential overnight rains fuelled fierce floods that swept through the city. Officials...
June 21 (India Today) - Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Afsar Zazai survived a horrific car accident suffering minor head injuries on Saturday. The news of the car accident was broken by a local journalist and former media manager of Afghanistan cricket board M Ibrahim Momand. In a Twitter post, the journalist informed that Afsar did not suffer any serious injuries, however, his...
June 13 (AFP) - Four people were killed after a blast ripped through a crowd during Friday prayers at a mosque in Kabul, Afghan officials said, in the latest attack on the city ahead of potential talks with insurgents. "Based on our initial information, at around noon explosives placed inside the mosque detonated during Friday prayers," interior ministry spokesman Tariq...
“Al Qaeda’s core is in Afghanistan”, says Prof. Rohan Gunaratna, the Sri Lanka-born Al Qaeda expert who authored "Inside al Qaeda; Global Network of Terror" (Columbia University Press, New York)
Unending war, terrorism, food shortages and now the coronavirus have combined to torment Afghanistan .
The Kabul regime doesn’t want to be taken for granted but that irks the Taliban and the US
Aslam Farooqi is leader of ISIA (Khorasan) which has attacked Pakistani and US targets
Parties to the conflict are torn between old fears and a new desire for peace.
The attack ended after nearly six hours.Afghan Special forces and foreign troops were involved