New York Post: In his first official act after leaving Afghanistan, the country’s last Jew, Zebulon Simantov, will be divorcing his wife — who has been living in Israel without him for some two decades, his handlers say. Click here to read more (external link).
Press TV September 15, 2021 Tajikistan has summoned the US ambassador over the offensive remarks President Joe Biden made about Tajik people during his recent visit to Pennsylvania. The Central Asian country took offense to a jibe Biden used to deflect criticism from his handling of the chaotic US withdrawal from neighboring Afghanistan. In a statement, Tajikistan’s
New York Post: The Ghani family likes to live in style. Just a week after Ashraf Ghani cowardly abandoned his country for the luxury confines of Dubai (reportedly with $169 million in cash shoved in a helicopter), it turns out both of his kids live in luxury while women in their homeland live in terror
Bloomberg: Deutsche Bank AG, Standard Chartered Plc and Danske Bank A/S were sued by the families of Americans killed and wounded during the war in Afghanistan who claim they “knowingly facilitated transfers of millions” of dollars that provided aid to terrorists in the region. Click here to read more (external link).
Ayaz Gul VOA News July 16, 2021 ISLAMABAD – Officials in Afghanistan said Friday an international award-winning journalist from India had been killed during pre-dawn fighting in embattled southern Kandahar province. Danish Seddiqi, a Reuters photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner, was covering clashes between Afghan government forces and the Taliban in Spin Boldak district, which
Ariana: The Afghan Ministry of Justice said in a statement on Monday that ten foreign nationals have been granted Afghan citizenship. According to the statement, seven foreign nationals have applied for Afghan citizenship in the past six months. The Ministry of Justice has, so far, finalized ten cases including three cases from last year. Click
Tolo News: The Ministry of Public Health on Saturday reported 1,272 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 4,760 samples tested in the last 24 hours. Amidst the lack of oxygen at COVID-19 treatment centers in Kabul and other parts of the country, the acting minister of public health, Wahid Majrooh, on Saturday said Afghanistan
Ariana: The Afghan government has accused the Taliban of being a proxy force for an intelligence agency which “provides the group with equipment and facilities.” His remarks come a day after Pakistan’s Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed admitted that the families of Taliban live in his country, including in areas around the capital, Islamabad, and
Tolo News: The Ministry of Public Health on Monday reported 1,847 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 4,629 samples tested in the last 24 hours. Afghanistan has so far recorded 105,749 positive cases and 4,293 deaths from COVID-19. Click here to read more (external link).
CNN: On Monday, the CDC said it was suspending the import of dogs from more than 100 countries, including Afghanistan, where rabies is a problem. The agency said it had been given falsified rabies certificates, seen the import of three rabies-infected dogs since 2015 and was stretched beyond thin by the coronavirus pandemic response. Click