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Hundreds of security personnel to secure Paris Olympics opening ceremony

4 days 17 hours ago

As the 2024 Paris Olympics approaches, French media have reported that nearly a thousand security personnel have been deployed to ensure the security of the opening ceremony along the Seine River, where 10,000 athletes will participate in a parade. The opening ceremony of the Paris Olympics, scheduled for July 26th of this year, is set […]

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Israeli parliament approves resolution rejecting Palestinian statehood

4 days 17 hours ago

Israeli media have reported that the country’s parliament (Knesset) has passed a resolution rejecting the establishment of a Palestinian state with a majority vote. According to the Israel Times, in a report released early this morning Thursday, July 18th, the resolution was supported by coalition parties of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right-wing opposition parties, and […]

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Biden tests positive for COVID-19, self-isolates with mild symptoms

4 days 18 hours ago

Recently, the White House announced that recent tests indicate President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement was made on Wednesday, July 17th, through a statement mentioning that Biden abruptly canceled his scheduled speech in Las Vegas, Nevada, following the examinations. Karen Jean Pierre, White House spokesperson, stated that President Biden is experiencing […]

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First assisted suicide capsule to be used soon in Switzerland

4 days 18 hours ago

An organization known as Last Resort, renowned for its involvement in assisted suicide, has recently announced that the Sarco capsule will soon be made available to applicants. Sarco is a coffin-like device that, upon pressing a button inside, replaces oxygen with nitrogen gas, allowing individuals to have a painless, quick, and unassisted death. According to […]

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SIGAR reveals lack of transparency in US aid to Afghanistan

4 days 19 hours ago

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), in its latest report, has raised concerns about the potential misuse of U.S. financial aid to Afghanistan under the Taliban regime. SIGAR, in its July report released on Wednesday, highlighted the opaque and suspicious fate of nearly $300 million out of America’s total assistance to Afghanistan. Findings […]

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Over 1,000 Afghan refugees deported from Iran and Pakistan

5 days 8 hours ago

The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations announced the expulsion of over one thousand Afghan migrants from Iran and Pakistan. According to a press release on Wednesday, July 17th, a total of 1,408 individuals were deported from these countries in a single day. The ministry stated that those expelled returned to Afghanistan through various border points, […]

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Japan expresses solidarity with storm and flooding victims in Afghanistan

5 days 11 hours ago

The Embassy of Japan in Kabul expressed solidarity with the victims of severe storms and devastating floods in recent days in Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman, Paktia, and Kabul. In a note on social media today, Wednesday, July 17, the embassy stated that Japan will always stand by the people of Afghanistan in times of hardship. Heavy […]

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US leads nearly 200 operations against ISIS in six months

5 days 11 hours ago

Central Command of the United States (CENTCOM) has announced that it has led 196 operations against ISIS in Syria and Iraq in the first half of this calendar year. This command unit, one of eleven combatant commands under the U.S. Department of Defense, reported that these operations resulted in the killing of at least 44 […]

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FBI gains access to contents of Trump assailant’s mobile phone

5 days 12 hours ago

Several days after the assassination of Donald Trump, the FBI announced that its agents gained access to Thomas Crooks’ cell phone. According to international media reports, FBI agents accessed Thomas Crooks’ mobile phone, whom law enforcement officials have identified as the assailant of former US President Donald Trump, on July 14. Initial operational efforts to […]

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Afghanistan’s premier futsal league season three to begin in two days

5 days 12 hours ago

The Afghanistan Football Federation announced that the third season of the national futsal league will commence on Friday, July 19. The tournament will feature 10 teams competing at the Afghanistan Football Federation Futsal Committee Gymnasium. In Group 1, participating teams include Shams, Arya Foruj, Zeyton, Ettehad Herat, and Baradaran Khawaja Zada. Group 2 will see […]

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Save the children: Climate change affects thousands of children in Afghanistan

5 days 12 hours ago

Save the Children Organization reports that devastating floods and storms have affected 858,000 children in the provinces of Kunar, Laghman, and Nangarhar. According to the organization, about 1,500 children were displaced following recent heavy rains in several provinces nationwide. Climate change has affected approximately 1.36 million people, including 858,000 children, in Nangarhar, Laghman, and Kunar […]

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Traffic incidents in several provinces of Afghanistan leave 72 dead and injured

5 days 12 hours ago

Local officials in the provinces of Bamyan, Baghlan, Kandahar, and Parwan reported that 22 people lost their lives and 50 others were injured as a result of multiple traffic accidents in the past day. Mohammad Khawani Rasa, the spokesman for Bamyan Security Command, stated that one of these incidents occurred on Tuesday, July 16th, in […]

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Politico and CNN report on Iran Government’s plot to assassinate former president Trump

5 days 17 hours ago

American media outlets, citing their sources, have reported that the Islamic Republic of Iran is actively involved in a plot to assassinate Donald Trump, the former President of the United States. Politico, in a report published on Tuesday, July 16th, cited two American officials claiming that the Biden administration has received information regarding Iran’s efforts […]

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A third of women in Afghanistan give birth outside health facilities: UNICEF

5 days 17 hours ago

According to the United Nations’ children agency, UNICEF, one-third of pregnant women in Afghanistan deliver their babies outside of a healthcare facility. UNICEF reported that just over 67 percent of births in Afghanistan are attended by skilled health professionals. The agency highlighted that despite recommendations for at least four antenatal visits with skilled providers, only […]

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Taliban plans to distribute 6,000 passports daily in Kabul

5 days 17 hours ago

The General Passport Office of Afghanistan has established three passport distribution centers in Kabul: Darul Aman, Qala-e-Zaman Khan, and Tangi Tarkhil. Abdul Karim Haseeb, the head of the General Passport Office, stated that these centers were inaugurated on Wednesday, July 17th. Mr. Haseeb mentioned that these centers would provide services for up to 2,000 applicants […]

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Treating malnutrition in Afghanistan amid lack of financial and healthcare access

5 days 17 hours ago

Doctors Without Borders, in its latest report on the severity of the economic situation and lack of access to healthcare services in Afghanistan, has highlighted that the primary causes of malnutrition in the country persist. The organization stated in a report released yesterday, Tuesday, July 16th, that the underlying causes of malnutrition in Afghanistan continue […]

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Taliban to open Electronic ID centers for Afghans in Pakistan, Iran and Turkey

6 days 5 hours ago

The Taliban Statistics and Information Office has announced the opening of electronic ID distribution centers in Pakistan, Iran, and Turkey. The spokesperson of this office stated on Tuesday that a team from Kabul recently traveled to the United Arab Emirates for electronic ID distribution. On Sunday, July 14th, the Taliban Statistics and Information Office declared […]

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4 Indian soldiers killed in armed attack in Jammu and Kashmir

6 days 5 hours ago

The Indian Army announced on Tuesday that four soldiers of the country were killed in an attack by armed individuals in Jammu and Kashmir. Indian officials say the ambush occurred unexpectedly on Monday against Indian infantry forces in the forests of the Doda region. According to Indian authorities, with the shift of militant activities from […]

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Italy and Spain considering reopening embassies in Afghanistan

6 days 5 hours ago

Bloomberg reported, citing sources, that Italy and Spain are considering reopening their embassies in Kabul. Some European countries are examining similar actions, but French, German, and British officials have denied such plans. Italy recently sent an intelligence team to Kabul to assess security and current conditions. Italy’s Foreign Minister confirmed that their ambassador, currently stationed […]

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Pakistani army confirms 8 soldiers killed in TTP attacks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

6 days 5 hours ago

The Pakistani army confirmed that eight soldiers were killed as a result of an attack by Hafiz Gul Bahadur’s forces, the commander of the Pakistani Taliban (TTP) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. On Tuesday, July 16th, the Pakistan army announced that 10 armed attackers associated with the Pakistani Taliban (TTP) attacked the Bannu military camp in Khyber […]

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