Tolo News: Shaheen Appointed Head of Doha Office Suhail Shaheen, the Islamic Emirate’s designated permanent representative to the UN, has been appointed head of the Islamic Emirate’s political office in Doha. A source from the Islamic Emirate told TOLO news that Shaheen will simultaneously hold the post of the Kabul-designated permanent representative to the UN.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty February 10, 2022 Afghan refugees have staged a protest at a facility in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), demanding that they be sent to the United States. Thousands of Afghans were evacuated to the U.A.E. and have been housed at tightly controlled sites in the Persian
Al Jazeera: Qatar has reached an agreement with the Taliban to resume chartered evacuation flights from Afghanistan, ending a dispute that resulted in a months-long pause, according to a report. Axios news agency, citing an interview with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, reported on Monday that Qatar and the Taliban had
8am: The delegations of Turkey and Qatar arrived in Kabul today to negotiate with the Taliban over the management of the country’s airports. The delegations are discussing the management of the airport while the flights have not returned to normal since the Taliban came to power. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: The foreign minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu says that it is possible that the country will jointly manage five airports in Afghanistan in cooperation with Qatar after the Doha and Kabul talks. Click here to read more (external link). Related Turkey, Qatar Plan Kabul Trip to Discuss Airport Mission: Reuters Afghans Who Helped Turkish
8am: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says representatives of the Turkish and Qatari private sectors will hold talks on the management of Kabul Airport. However, the identities of these companies have not been determined yet, so the Turkish president says that the companies are scheduled to hold talks with the Taliban in the near future.
Al Jazeera: Afghanistan’s elected government was in charge of the pavilion. But after the Taliban takeover of the country in August, the fate of the pavilion became uncertain. Following the fall of the government in Kabul, the pavilion remained empty when Expo 2020 opened on October 1. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: The Foreign Ministry of the Taliban says that a Saudi diplomatic team has arrived in Kabul. The purpose of the Saudi government’s diplomatic team is to resume diplomatic activities in Kabul, tweeted Abdul Qahar Balkhi the Foreign Ministry spokesman today Wednesday, December 1. Click here to read more (external link). Related India considers re-opening
Aamaj: Deputy spokesperson of Taliban’s government, Ahmadullah Wasiq, tweeted that the United Arab Emirates has imposed limitation on political activities of Ashraf Ghani and other former officials who are now in Dubai and other cities of that country. According to him the limitation includes the political activities of leader of Jamiat-e Islami’s Noor branch, Ata
Ariana: The UAE was one of only a few country’s that recognized the IEA government in the 1990s, along with Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Although the UAE has reopened its embassy in Kabul, the Gulf nation is also providing refuge to former Afghan president Ashraf Ghani. Click here to read more (external link). Related German