Category: Afghanistan

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Dec
2020

At Least 5 People Killed In Multiple Suspected Terror Attacks In AfghanistanAt Least 5 People Killed In Multiple Suspected Terror Attacks In Afghanistan

At least five died in separate attacks in Afghanistan on Monday, though no one terror group claimed responsibility for the incidents, the Associated Press reported. ISIS affiliates have continued targeting civilians and Afghan forces in opposition of peace talks that have been pushed back to at least next month, the AP reported. ISIS militants have […]

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Nov
2020

Double Bomb Blast In Afghanistan Reportedly Kills At Least 14, Dozens WoundedDouble Bomb Blast In Afghanistan Reportedly Kills At Least 14, Dozens Wounded

November 24, 2020 11:31 AM ET Two explosions in Afghanistan’s Bamiyan province killed at least 14 people and wounded at least 45 others Tuesday, according to multiple reports.  Two roadside bombs were hidden in the main bazaar of Bamiyan City before detonating simultaneously, according to Reuters. Among the 14 dead are two police officers, provincial […]

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Nov
2020

Australian Forces Reportedly Killed Dozens Of Unarmed Civilians In Afghanistan, Investigation RevealsAustralian Forces Reportedly Killed Dozens Of Unarmed Civilians In Afghanistan, Investigation Reveals

November 19, 2020 11:08 AM ET Australian special forces are alleged to have killed 39 civilians and unarmed prisoners as part of an initiation process, a government investigation has revealed.  19 current and former Australian soldiers are being referred for potential criminal prosecution for the killings that took place between 2005 and 2016, according to […]

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Nov
2020

North Korea, Iran, China Among Countries Criticizing US Human Rights Record At UN MeetingNorth Korea, Iran, China Among Countries Criticizing US Human Rights Record At UN Meeting

The United States will reportedly undergo a U.N. review of its human rights record Monday. Countries like North Korea, Iran, China, Turkey and Russia are leading the criticism over issues including systemic racism and immigration policy, per the Associated Press (AP). Almost 120 countries sought to participate in America’s first review before the main U.N. […]

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Nov
2020

At Least 35 Dead, Dozens Wounded In Kabul University Gunman Attack: ReportAt Least 35 Dead, Dozens Wounded In Kabul University Gunman Attack: Report

Casualties from a Monday shooting at Kabul University in Afghanistan have risen to 35, according to two government officials, Reuters reported. The majority of the dead were students, and approximately 50 were wounded in the attack, the sources said, Reuters reported. The Taliban has denied responsibility for the attack, but approximately 100 students protested outside […]

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Nov
2020

At Least 19 Dead, Dozens Injured After Gunmen Target Afghan UniversityAt Least 19 Dead, Dozens Injured After Gunmen Target Afghan University

November 02, 2020 10:57 AM ET At least 19 are dead and over a dozen wounded after gunmen targeted Kabul University in Afghanistan on Monday, the New York Times reported. The gunmen fired their weapons and set off explosives across the university for around four hours as Afghan and U.S. military officials attempted to catch […]

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Oct
2020

$19 Billion Of Taxpayer Money Spent In Afghanistan Lost To Waste, Fraud, Or Abuse, New Report Finds$19 Billion Of Taxpayer Money Spent In Afghanistan Lost To Waste, Fraud, Or Abuse, New Report Finds

October 21, 2020 12:15 PM ET $19 billion of taxpayer money that the United States has spent in Afghanistan since 2002 has been lost to waste, fraud or abuse, according to a new government report released this week.  Congress has appropriated almost $134 billion for use to rebuild Afghanistan since 2002, according to the new […]

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Oct
2020

11 Women Reportedly Trampled To Death In Stampede Of People Trying To Leave Afghanistan11 Women Reportedly Trampled To Death In Stampede Of People Trying To Leave Afghanistan

October 21, 2020 11:56 AM ET Eleven women were killed Wednesday in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, when a stampede broke out in a soccer stadium while thousands of Afghan citizens attempted to obtain emigration visas, according to the Associated Press.  Attaullah Khogyani, a representative for the governor of the Eastern Nangarhar Province, confirmed that an additional thirteen […]

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Oct
2020

Taliban Agrees To Suspend Attacks After US Ends Air StrikesTaliban Agrees To Suspend Attacks After US Ends Air Strikes

The Taliban agreed to suspend recent attacks targeting southern Afghanistan after U.S. forces said they would end strikes as part of the peace agreement established in February, the Associated Press reported. The U.S. was organizing drone strikes, night raids and air assaults targeting Taliban attacks aimed at Afghan forces in the southern Helmand province, the […]

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