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People stand at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan May 8, 2021.

Was the latest attack in Afghanistan on Shi’ite women an act of genocide?

The increasing attacks on Shi’ite minorities could be considered genocide. ISIS has done this before in their acts of genocide against Iraq's Yazidi minority in 2014.

Members of a Taliban delegation leave after peace talks with Afghan politicians in Moscow, May, 2019

Taliban launches major Afghan offensive after deadline for US pullout

Afghan security forces fought back a major Taliban offensive in southern Helmand province in the last 24 hours.

By REUTERS
04/05/2021
U.S. Army General Scott Miller walks during a change of command ceremony

US commander in Afghanistan says steps to end military mission launched

Earlier this month Biden said he would withdraw troops from Afghanistan before Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the militant attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

By REUTERS
25/04/2021

Afghan women contemplate a future without US troops

Activists and NGOs imagine what Afghanistan will be like after September 11, when the last US soldiers leave the country

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
22/04/2021

Afghanistan wants to repatriate stolen medieval Hebrew prayer book

The prayer book is currently in Washington DC’s Museum of the Bible.

By GIL ZOHAR
22/04/2021

Is a counter-insurgency strategy in Afghanistan impossible? - opinion

The problem with COIN is that it is not a short-term strategy. To confront insurgents and win over the “hearts and minds” of the population takes time.

By CARLO J.V. CARO
19/04/2021
US President Joe Biden speaks at the White House

White House: No guarantees on Afghanistan's future after US troops leave

President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that the United States will withdraw its remaining 2,500 troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the al Qaeda attacks.

By REUTERS
18/04/2021
US TROOPS hold up an American flag as President Donald Trump delivers remarks to military personnel,

US withdrawal from Afghanistan to begin May 1- Biden

"It is time to end America's longest war. It is time for American troops to come home."

By REUTERS
14/04/2021
US MILITARY advisers from the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade work with Afghan soldiers at an

Biden to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, officials say

Biden's decision would miss a May 1 deadline for withdrawal agreed with Taliban insurgents by his predecessor Donald Trump's administration.

By REUTERS
14/04/2021

Turkey says it will hold Afghan peace summit on April 24

Officials worry that violence in the country will surge if an agreement is not reached soon.

By REUTERS
13/04/2021
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