afghanistan

US calls for UN to urge Taliban to reverse bans on women

The US has called a meeting at the UN to adopt a resolution calling on the Taliban to reverse the ban of female aid workers and women attending educational institutes.

By REUTERS
13/01/2023

Suicide blast outside Afghan foreign ministry kills 20, Taliban says

Suicide bombers hit Kabul during peak travel times through the city.

By REUTERS
11/01/2023

US backs Pakistan in confronting cross-border attacks from Afghanistan

The Afghan Taliban claimed that "there is no evidence that Afghan soil has been used against any neighboring country."

By ARSHAD MEHMOOD/THE MEDIA LINE
08/01/2023

Voices from the Arab press: Taliban are remaking Afghan society in their image

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.

By THE MEDIA LINE
07/01/2023

Serbia arrests Afghan general, sniper 'wanted by France' on terrorism charges

Afghan general arrested by Serbian police is also wanted for terrorism charges in France.

By REUTERS
29/12/2022

UN halts some programs in Afghanistan after ban on women aid workers

Four major global groups, whose humanitarian aid has reached millions of Afghans, said that they were suspending operations as they were unable to run their programs without female staff.

By REUTERS
29/12/2022
Rangers arrive at the Supreme Court in Islamabad, Pakistan, 2018.

US Embassy in Pakistan issues red alert, bars staff from Marriott hotel

Fearing a possible attack, the United Kingdom also orders officials not to visit the popular spot, site of a suicide bomb attack more than a decade ago.

By ARSHAD MEHMOOD/THE MEDIA LINE
28/12/2022

Gender apartheid in Afghanistan: Lessons from Taliban's women ban - analysis

They returned stronger than 20 years ago with a public-relations machine portraying them as moderate, but the gender-apartheid hasn’t changed.

Women fear they are disappearing from Afghan society

The world is watching as the Taliban government turns Afghanistan into a prison for women and girls.

By DEBBIE MOHNBLATT/THE MEDIA LINE
27/12/2022

Taliban orders NGOs to ban female employees from coming to work

The directive comes days after the Taliban-run administration ordered universities to close to women.

By REUTERS
24/12/2022
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