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Afghan refugees hold U.S. responsible for worsening security, economy in Afghanistan

Xinhua 24 May 2022
The U.S.-led coalition force's 20-year war in Afghanistan caused poverty and forced hundreds of thousands of Afghans to leave homeland ... A former teacher and farmer in Afghanistan, Saebi is now a refugee earning a hard living in the Iranian capital of Tehran as a watchman to support his family with four daughters and two sons ... invasion of Afghanistan.
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Casualties feared as blast heard in western Kabul, Afghanistan

Xinhua 24 May 2022
KABUL, May 24 (Xinhua) -- Casualties feared as blast heard in western Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, eyewitnesses said ... This is the second blast in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul since Sunday ... feared as blast heard in western Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghanistan: UK's withdrawal a disaster, inquiry concludes

BBC News 24 May 2022
The report said Sir Philip, the then-Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and Prime Minister Boris Johnson were all on leave when the Taliban took Afghanistan's capital, Kabul ... US-led forces went into Afghanistan in 2001, removing the Taliban from power in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, which were blamed on al-Qaeda - a militant jihadist group.
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1st LD: Casualties feared as blast heard in western Kabul, Afghanistan

China.dot.org 24 May 2022
... as blast heard in western Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, eyewitnesses said ... This is the second blast in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul since Sunday.
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Six damning revelations from the Afghanistan inquiry

The Spectator 24 May 2022
Below are six of the most damning revelations from the report into Britain's pull-out from Afghanistan... Part of this stems from Barton’s refusal to cut short his holiday for 11 days during August 2021, even when it became inevitable that Afghanistan’s capital would fall ... Afghanistan could have inspired the Ukrainian invasion.
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Afghan female journalists defiant as Taliban restrictions grow

Al Jazeera 24 May 2022
Even during the most turbulent recent events, the 27-year-old journalist remained calm and composed as she reported on the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan ... I feel like I have committed a big crime which is why God made me a woman in Afghanistan,” she told Al Jazeera, choking back tears.
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Feature: Afghan refugees hold U.S. responsible for worsening security, economy in Afghanistan

Xinhua 23 May 2022
A former teacher and farmer in Afghanistan, Saebi is now a refugee earning a hard living in the Iranian capital of Tehran as a watchman to support his family with four daughters and two sons ... invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, Saebi held Washington accountable for the deteriorating security and economy in his home country ... invasion of Afghanistan.
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Afghan Female TV Anchors Forced to Cover Faces on Air

Beijing News 23 May 2022
Islamabad, pakistn - Female program presenters in Afghanistan went on the air Sunday with their faces covered to comply with a fresh decree by the country's Islamist Taliban rulers ... "Half of Afghanistan's around 40 million population are women ... special envoy for Afghanistan, and Rina Amiri, U.S.
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Afghanistan's new poor line up for aid to survive as food crisis bites

Henry Herald 22 May 2022
Two long lines -- one of men, another of women -- wind around a World Food Programme (WFP) aid distribution site in the Afghan capital, Kabul, in the heat of the mid-morning sun ... Armed fighters from the Taliban, who once attacked Afghanistan's capital, now provide security at the food distribution center.
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Afghanistan’s new poor line up for aid to survive as food crisis bites

Egypt Independent 22 May 2022
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) – Two long lines — one of men, another of women — wind around a World Food Programme (WFP) aid ... Armed fighters from the Taliban, who once attacked Afghanistan’s capital, now provide security at the food distribution center.
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US envoy meets Taliban foreign minister, raises women’s rights

Al Jazeera 21 May 2022
The US special envoy on Afghanistan has met the Taliban’s acting foreign minister in the Qatari capital Doha and stressed international opposition to the group’s expanding curbs on women and girls ... Earlier this month, Afghanistan’s supreme leader ordered women to cover up fully in public, including their faces, ideally with the traditional burqa.
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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, May 21

China.dot.org 21 May 2022
KABUL -- A blast triggered by an unexploded device has killed a child and injured another in Police District 1 of Ghazni city, the capital of Afghanistan's eastern Ghazni province on Friday, the state-run Bakhtar news agency reported Saturday.
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Tahreek-e-Azadi Afghanistan claims responsibility over Mazar-i-Sharif blast

Beijing News 20 May 2022
In the wake of an attack on the Taliban convoy in Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan's Balk province on Thursday, the Tahreek-e-Azadi Afghanistan has claimed responsibility for the explosion ... Earlier, deadly explosions at the Khalifa Sahib Mosque in the Afghanistan capital on April 30 this year claimed the lives of 10 people while 15 others were injured.
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The Taliban Responds to Ankara Meeting: Afghanistan Is Safe and No One Is Allowed to Fight

Khaama Press 19 May 2022
Meanwhile, on Tuesday evening, May 17, some 40 prominent Afghan political figures and leaders of influential parties gathered at Marshal Abdul Rashid Dostum’s house in the Turkish capital, Ankara, to discuss the present situation in Afghanistan ... who have left Afghanistan.
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Afghan capital city to launch 181 development projects

Xinhua 19 May 2022
KABUL, May 19 (Xinhua) -- The Afghan capital has launched ... Afghanistan's capital Kabul with a population of nearly 6 million has been facing a variety of problems ranging from a shortage of drinking water, energy, sewerage, poor transport system and health services.

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