Press TV September 19, 2018 Muslim worshippers leaving a mosque in London have been hit by a car in a possible hate crime that saw the driver hurling Islamophobic slurs at the people taking part in a religious ceremony for the grandson of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. UK police and officials at the Hussaini Association located in
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan September 19, 2018 KABUL — Members of Afghanistan’s Shi’ite minority are bracing for potential violence as they prepare to commemorate Ashura, the holiest celebration in their religious calendar. A series of deadly attacks on the country’s Shi’ite community in recent weeks has fueled fears of more violence during the September 20
VOA News | September 18, 2018: In the face of growing threats posed by Islamic State, the Afghan government has taken extra precautions to protect Shi’ite religious minorities and their neighborhoods in the capital, Kabul. The government is relying on hundreds of civilians it armed last year to protect Shi’ite mosques in the city, as Muslims observe
Tolo News: A number of Afghanistan’s major political parties and movements on Tuesday accused government of planning a “massive fraud and vote rigging” in the upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for October 20. The parties also claimed that government wants to have its favorite in the parliament. The political parties threatened to close offices of the Independent
1TV: After the government’s opposition closed election offices in several provinces, Afghanistan’s Second Vice President Sarwar Danish on Tuesday described the move as a “futile recourse” against democracy. According to Danish, closing election offices is against national interests and against the Constitution. “Any act to disrupt the elections is considered treason against the nation,” Danish said.
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan September 18, 2018 Afghanistan’s main intelligence agency says its officers have arrested at least 26 suspected members of the extremist group Islamic State (IS), accusing them of plotting attacks on members of the Shi’ite minority. The militants, including an alleged IS leader, were detained in separate operations in Kabul, the National
Tolo News: The Ministry of Energy and Water says Afghanistan is currently facing more than sixty percent of the water losses. Officials from the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rehabilitation on Monday were summoned to parliament over concerns regarding the drought. The Ministry of Water and Energy said that with each passing day, Afghanistan’s water resources
Cricket.com.au: Afghanistan continued their rise in international cricket with an upset 91-run win over Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Monday, knocking the former champions out of the Asia Cup. Sri Lanka needed to win the Group B match to stay in the tournament but were outwitted by smart batting from Afghanistan who put up a fighting