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UN: 18.4 Million Afghans Require Life Saving Assistance

UN, 18.4 million Afghans need life saving assistance

KABUL – United Nations and Humanitarian partners in Afghanistan need 1.3 billion to assist 16 million Afghans who are in need of life-saving assistance. Afghanistan has been affected by decades of conflict, COVID-19, and natural disasters. UN stated on Tuesday, that the number of people targeted for assistance is more …

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Qureshi Warns Against ‘Spoilers’ in Intra-Afghan Peace Process

Quresha warns against spoilers in intra-Afghan peace process

ISLAMABAD – A delegation of the political representatives of Afghan Taliban met Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad on Tuesday and discussed progress in the peace process and the early start of intra-Afghan negotiations, Pakistan’s Foreign Office said. A six-member delegation of the Taliban Political Commission (TPC) in …

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Iran Doubts US Intentions for Afghan Peace: Araghchi

Iran Doubts US role in Afghan peace process

KABUL – A top Iranian diplomat who visited Kabul last week said Iran doubts the US’s will for the peace process in Afghanistan for many reasons, and it sees America’s Afghan presence as “dangerous” and that of a “troublemaker” in the region. Talking to TOLOnews in an exclusive interview, Iran’s …

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Officials Summoned by Wolesi Jirga Over Iran Incidents

Officials called by Wolesi Jirga over Iran incidents

KABUL – In a report, the International Relations Committee of the House of Representatives (Wolesi Jirga) summoned officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Immigration and criticized them of incompetence and neglect for not addressing the mistreatment and drowning of Afghan immigrants in Iran. According to …

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Pakistan Supports Sustainable Peace in Afghanistan: Alvi

Pakistan supports sustainable peace in Afghanistan, Alvi

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s President Arif Alvi at a ceremony in Islamabad on Wednesday said his country supports sustainable peace in Afghanistan and wants to maintain good relations with its neighbor. The ceremony was for the distribution of ration packs among Afghan refugees, according to APP. Pakistan’s First Lady Samina Alvi, …

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Afghan Refugees in Pakistan to Receive Cash Assistance

Afghan refugees in Pakistan to receive cash assistance

KABUL – Pakistan’s Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) along with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in collaboration with the Pakistan Post Office Department, on Tuesday, announced cash assistance for Afghan refugee families impacted by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in Pakistan. The grant is similar …

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Ghani and Zarif Discuss Coronavirus, Political Situation on Phone

Ghani Zarif Discuss Coronavirus political situation on phone

KABUL – President Ashraf Ghani and Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif spoke with each other on phone on Tuesday, discussing the coronavirus outbreak, return of refugees and political situation. During the call, Zarif assured that his country would provide free health services to Afghan refugees suffering from coronavirus, according to …

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Afghan Refugees May Face Humanitarian Crisis: Pakistan

Afghan refugees may face humanitarian crisis, Pakistan

KABUL – Pakistan on Sunday warned the international community over the developing “humanitarian crisis” among Afghan refugees amid coronavirus lockdown. Pakistan’s Minister for States and Frontier Regions Shehryar Khan Afridi told reporters that Pakistan was rolling out a special relief package for Afghan refugees “despite financial difficulties faced by the …

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