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Islamic Emirate Official: Japan to Reopen Embassy

Islamic Emirate Official: Japan to Reopen Embassy

kabul: Japan’s ambassador to Afghanistan, Takashi Okada, in a meeting with the PM’s Deputy for Political Affairs, Mawlawi Abdul Kabir, said his country will reopen its embassy in Kabul if security is assured, said an Islamic Emirate official, Tolo news reported. Inamullah Samangani, deputy spokesman of the Islamic Emirate, said Okada and Abdul Kabir met […]

UAE Reopens Its Embassy in Kabul

UAE Reopens Its Embassy in Kabul

Kabul: The United Arab Emirate (UAE) reopened its embassy in Kabul on Saturday, officials said, Tolo news reported The Islamic Emirate spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, on Saturday evening said the UAE had reopened its diplomatic mission in Kabul. “The UAE by hoisting its flag has reopened its embassy in Kabul,” Mujahid said in a tweet. He […]

2 Killed, 17 injured in blast at Afghanistan Mosque

2 Killed, 17 injured in blast at Afghanistan Mosque

Kabul: A blast occurred inside of a mosque on Friday in Spinghar district of Nangarhar province, local officials confirmed.   The blast occurred while dozens of people gathered to perform the Friday prayers. The worshipers suffered casualties, but the number of fatalities has yet to be reported. Local officials said two people were killed and […]

Afghan FM arrives in Pakistan for 3-day visit

Afghan FM arrives in Pakistan for 3-day visit

Islamabad: Afghanistan’s acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday evening on a three-day visit to Pakistan for wide-ranging talks on bilateral matters — the first visit to Pakistan by an Afghan minister since the Taliban seized control of Kabul on August 15, Dawn reported. Muttaqi is leading a 20-member high-level delegation […]

After Pakistan, China also snubs India-hosted summit on Afghanistan

After Pakistan, China also snubs India-hosted summit on Afghanistan

Srinagar: Days after Islamabad announced backing out of India’s NSA moot on Afghanistan, Beijing on Tuesday said it will also not attend the regional security dialogue on Afghan issue to be hosted by New Delhi. “Due to scheduling reasons, it is inconvenient for China to attend the meeting. We have already given our reply to the […]

Seven Killed in Twin Explosions in Kabul

Seven Killed in Twin Explosions in Kabul

Kabul: Two explosions occurred in Kabul city’s police district 10 on Tuesday, officials confirmed, Tolo news reported Bilal Karimi, deputy spokesperson of the Islamic Emirate, said the first explosion occurred in front of the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital. According to Karimi, the second explosion also occurred in an area close to the hospital. Gunfire […]

US announces nearly $144 million humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan

US announces nearly $144 million humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan

ISTANBUL: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced nearly $144 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan on Thursday, Anadolu news agency reported. “As part of our enduring commitment to the people of Afghanistan, the United States announced today nearly $144 million in humanitarian assistance to those affected by the ongoing humanitarian […]

China pledges support to Afghanistan

China pledges support to Afghanistan

During the two days of high-level talks in the Qatari capital city of Doha, the Chinese delegation and Islamic Emirate officials agreed to work on strengthening diplomatic relations and implementing Chinese projects in Afghanistan, Tolo news reported. Zabiullah Mujahid, a spokesman of the Islamic Emirate, said on Tuesday that Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met […]

Erodgan orders expulsion of 10 western Ambassadors from Turkey

Erodgan orders expulsion of 10 western Ambassadors from Turkey

Ankara: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ordered expulsion of 10 ambassadors from the country. Erodgan’s  move to declare 10 ambassadors from western countries ‘persona non grata’ after the diplomats demanded release Osman Kavala, a philanthropist currently undergoing imprisonment for more than four years over protests and a coup attempt in Turkey. In a joint statement, […]

Khalilzad Steps Down as Top US Envoy to Afghanistan

Khalilzad Steps Down as Top US Envoy to Afghanistan

Kabul: Zalmay Khalilzad, the US peace envoy to Afghanistan, has stepped down, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Monday, Tolo news reported US Secretary Blinken tweeted: “Thank you to Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad for decades of tireless service to the United States. Pleased to welcome Thomas West to the role of Special Representative for […]

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