Tolo News: A child trapped in a well for three days in the capital of Zabul province has died, officials said on Friday. Haidar, 6, fell into a well in Jaldak village in Qalat city. The photos and videos of the scene in which Haidar was crying went viral on social media. Several rescue teams
Ariana: The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) cabinet led by Mullah Mohammed Hasan Akhund, the prime minister of the caretaker government, on Monday approved a plan to change the start of the fiscal year from the West’s Gregorian calendar to the Hijri Shamsi, or Persian calendar. Based on the cabinet decision the new fiscal year
Ariana: According to the latest report from the World Population Survey on the happiest countries in the world, Afghanistan was ranked the saddest country in the world for the second year in a row. The survey includes 146 countries, with Afghanistan at the bottom of the list. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Dozens of Afghans who are stranded in India called for help on Wednesday saying they have run out of money and are unable to get home as there are no commercial flights. The stranded Afghans have been in India for at least two months after having gone there either for medical treatment or to
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