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‘All I kept thinking was we had lost everything. I knew my life and my community would totally change’

The Irish Times 20 Sep 2022
On the morning of August 15th, 2022, as Taliban fighters arrived at the gates of Kabul after sweeping across Afghanistan in less than 10 days, Dr Aziz ... As soon as he learned the Taliban had taken control of Kabul, he started contacting friends and colleagues around the globe.

One year on, Afghan refugees find shelter but little security in US

The Hill 29 Aug 2022
The series — Here, There, Everywhere — tells the story of life after the evacuation through the eyes of Afghan refugees in the U.S., vulnerable Afghans who have been unable to escape the country, and those refugees scattered across the globe.  ... He never thought Kabul would fall so quickly.

Taliban anniversary, Gaza flare-up, and a telling defeat for al-Shabab: The Cheat Sheet

The New Humanitarian 12 Aug 2022
Our editors’ weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe. On our radar ... The Taliban returned to power in Kabul on 15 August last year ... CUBA ... “We don’t feel confident in our lives.” Look out every month for these new in-depth analyses on emerging crises around the globe from specialist food journalist Thin Lei Win ... .

Meeting Afghanistan’s exiled female TV journalists

The New Arab 24 Jun 2022
“With the Taliban coming to power I lost all my hopes and dreams every young girl across the globe has lots of dreams about her wedding but my wedding ceremony was held in Kabul without me,” she says when speaking to The New Arab ... Mohammad Baloch is a Kabul-based Afghan journalist covering the Afghanistan war and politics.

Afghans celebrate Eid al-Fitr amid heightened security

Beijing News 02 May 2022
Kabul police spokesman Khalid Zadran has assured the public that security arrangements are tight and Eid al-Fitr prayers have been offered a peaceful environment ... KABUL, May 2 (Xinhua) -- "We have offered our Eid al-Fitr prayers in a peaceful environment today," said Fakhrudin, a 35-year-old Kabul resident.

How Putin’s “Reclaiming” of Ukraine Could Spark Dutton’s War on China

Sydney Criminal Lawyers 01 Mar 2022
The invasion of Ukraine has shocked the globe, as all wars do. Carnage carries horror whether it’s in Kyiv, Baghdad or Kabul. However, Putin’s push to take over Russia’s southwestern neighbour carries a number of possible repercussions that the US occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan did not ... Beijing’s Ukraine ... The department of war ... ....

Vulnerable Afghans stranded in limbo six months after fall of Kabul

The Hill 19 Feb 2022
Six months after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban, the thousands of Afghans left behind in the evacuation or scattered across the globe after the chaotic exit have little hope of reaching the U.S ... ties ... special representative for Afghanistan, said at an event Tuesday to mark six months since the fall of Kabul to the Taliban, stressing that the U.S.

‘Why was I born a girl,’ wonders Afghan student

Dawn 24 Jan 2022
“Why was I born a girl?” asks Fariba Mohebi, an 11th grade teenager in Kabul as she tries to adjust to new realities of her life under the Taliban. The poem echoed across the globe when The New York Times (NYT) highlighted it in a piece about how women in Afghanistan have ...

Air Astana Resumes Flights Following Political Unrest

Simple Flying 07 Jan 2022
Photo ... It’s not uncommon for airlines to ground flights when potentially dangerous situations begin to unfold around the globe ... Last year this was the case at Kabul Airport in Afghanistan following the rise of the Taliban ... When Kabul Airport was overrun last summer, photos showed those who had made it onto the airfield sitting around and on aircraft.
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Afghan children wait to receive basic medical care and clothing on Camp Clark, Khowst province, Afghanistan, Dec. 22.

Afghan children face acute food shortage

The Manila Times 21 Nov 2021
KABUL. As World Children's Day is celebrated on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) in many countries across the globe to promote children's rights to education, health and joy, many children in war-torn Afghanistan have to work on the street to help their families to survive.

Afghan children face acute food shortage amid conflict, poverty

Suryaa 21 Nov 2021
Kabul, Nov 21 (IANS) As World Children's Day was celebrated in many countries across the globe to promote children's rights to education, health and joy, many children in war-torn Afghanistan have to work on the street to help their families to survive ... Kabul resident, suggested.

PM Modi to host President Putin for one-to-one meeting on Dec 6

Hindustan Times 18 Nov 2021
The rise of ISKP and Al Qaeda in Afghanistan due to no governance experience of the Taliban will not only rally around all the Islamic jihadists to Kabul but also spark off radicalization all over the globe particularly in neighboring countries.

‘If I can get a plane into the sky, I can do anything’: female Afghan pilot refuses to be grounded

The Observer 16 Nov 2021
When news broke that the Taliban had seized Kabul, Mirzaee was already at the airport in her uniform, preparing for her evening flight to Istanbul ... I couldn’t believe Kabul had fallen ... Mirzaee attended Kabul’s Afghan-Turk Maarif school but finished her final year in Port Colborne in Canada, where she first considered a career in aviation.

About 50 Afghan refugees from October airlift to resettle in Joplin area

The Joplin Globe 10 Nov 2021
In an emailed response to a series of questions from the Globe, RAISE said most of the people being resettled were flown out of Afghanistan in the Kabul Airport evacuation and travel plans have not yet been finalized, but the Afghans will be arriving in Joplin in the next few weeks.

How Photos of Afghan Suffering Shown Over and Over Perpetuate Inequality and Harm

PetaPixel 06 Nov 2021
The day after the attack at the airport, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune and other outlets ran headlines like “13 US troops die in Kabul attacks” and “Kabul blasts kill at least 13 US troops.” Accompanying these headlines were photographs of the aftermath of the attack but not of U.S ... 26, 2021, bombing in Kabul.

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