Atlantic Council: Although no government worldwide has yet to formalize diplomatic relations with the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Gulf Arab governments are, to various extents, cautiously moving down a path toward soft normalization or partial recognition of the Taliban regime. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Saudi Arabia on Thursday announced a $30 million grant to support the Afghanistan Humanitarian Trust Fund (AHTF). Operated under the umbrella of the Islamic Development Bank in coordination with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the AHTF grant will be provided through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center and the Saudi Fund for
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
By Frud Bezhan Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 2, 2020 The Afghan government and the Taliban will need to find compromises on a plethora of contentious issues to reach a peace settlement — from civil liberties and women’s rights to the country’s name and flag. The most crucial issue facing the warring sides is the makeup
Ayaz Gul VOA News July 10, 2018 ISLAMABAD — Islamic scholars from around the world opened a two-day conference in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to debate the Afghanistan war and urge the Taliban insurgency to seek a settlement through peace negotiations. But a Taliban statement issued just hours before the meeting has warned participants against declaring
Mohammad Habibzada VOA News July 8, 2018 WASHINGTON — Saudi Arabia is hosting an international Muslim scholars conference on peace and stability in Afghanistan next week, Afghan officials told VOA. Delegations from 57 Islamic countries are expected to participate in the two-day conference Tuesday and Wednesday in Jeddah and Islam’s holy city of Mecca, officials of
Khaama Press: Distressing reports have emerged regarding the recruitment of Afghan youths from Saudi Arabia to fight in the ongoing war in Yemen. The Afghan youths are mainly recruited to fight against the Houthi rebels amid ongoing campaign by Saudi-led coalition, according to BBC Persian findings. Click here to read more (external link).