Tolo News: Despite low numbers of daily cases reported by the Public Health Ministry, doctors said Tuesday that the number of COVID-19 patients in Kabul hospitals has increased following the Eid days. The doctors warned that inattention to the COVID-19 threat will create a crisis in the country. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Like millions of other Muslims in the world, Afghans also began the Eid-al-Adha celebrations on Friday. But in Afghanistan, it coincides with a three-day ceasefire between the Afghan government and the Taliban. Click here to read more (external link).
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan July 30, 2020 Afghan officials say at least eight people were killed and dozens injured in a bomb attack in the eastern province of Logar on July 30, just hours before a three-day cease-fire was to begin for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. The suspected car bomb went off in
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 30, 2020 The United Nations says that more than 100,000 people fled conflict inside Afghanistan’s borders so far this year amid continued violence, despite an agreement between the United States and the Taliban intended to pave the way for intra-Afghan peace talks. The UN Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 29, 2020 Top U.S. officials have hailed a three-day cease-fire proposed by the Taliban and agreed by the Afghan government, raising hopes that the long-delayed intra-Afghan peace talks could begin next week. The two foes announced a halt in hostilities for the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday starting on July 31,
Ariana: The Taliban’s leader Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada stated Tuesday that the group is on the threshold of “establishing a pure Islamic government” and warned the United States and the international community to take the Doha-agreement seriously and “stop creating further problems”. He said in his Eid ul-Adha message: “Our Jihad was and continues to be
Ayaz Gul VOA News May 24, 2020 ISLAMABAD – The Taliban have announced a temporary cease-fire in Afghanistan during the three-day Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr starting Sunday, a move the United States hailed as “a momentous opportunity” to advance peace efforts in the war-torn country. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani quickly reciprocated the insurgent announcement
India.com: The higher judiciary council of Saudi Arabia has announced that no moon has been sighted today. Thus 30 days of fasting will be completed. Eid-Ul-Fitr 2020 will be celebrated on May 24. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Afghans around the country spent the first day of Eid al-Adha in peace as the Ministry of Interior says twelve security incidents were prevented on Sunday. Residents of different provinces called on the Taliban to quit violence and celebrate Eid together with other Afghans in a peaceful environment. Click here to read more (external