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Feature: Afghanistan preparing to celebrate Eid al-Adha amid economic hardship

Xinhua 16 Jun 2024
KABUL, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Like their fellow Muslims around the globe, the people of Afghanistan are preparing to celebrate Eid al-Adha by sacrificing animals and distributing meat to needy families in the upcoming week.

Analysis: Ignoring inflation won’t make it go away

Dawn 16 Jun 2024
Earlier, following the suspension of food imports from India, Afghanistan and Iran had become significant suppliers of vegetables and fruits to make up for shortages in the domestic market.

Khorasan: why many Afghanistan citizens are pushing back against the term’s association with terrorism

The Conversation 14 Jun 2024
The Mausoleum of Ali, which is located in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, is a site of cultural significance for Khorasan ... In Afghanistan and beyond, men and women increasingly adopt Khorasan as a pen name, and some use it to market their businesses.

Door now open to India's "extended neighbours" Central Asia

Beijing News 14 Jun 2024
Access to Afghanistan and Central Asia, Chabahar offers ... By enabling a direct trade route, Chabahar enhances India's access to the resource-rich markets of Central Asia, Afghanistan, Russia, and Europe.

Afghans prepare to celebrate largest annual religious festival Eid al-Adha

Xinhua 12 Jun 2024
This photo taken on June 11, 2024 shows a livestock market in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan ... market in Kabul ... This photo taken on June 11, 2024 shows a livestock market in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan.

Commercial market for women opens in Afghanistan's Bamiyan

Xinhua 11 Jun 2024
Commercial markets for women have been opened in several provinces of Afghanistan, including Herat, Balkh, Badakhshan, and the national capital of Kabul.

Chaman stalemate

Dawn 08 Jun 2024
In an effort to address the economic fallout, the government has opened a border market to provide traders with a local venue for commerce, eliminating the need to cross into Afghanistan.

Germany will deport criminals from Afghanistan and Syria after asylum-seeker stabbed cop to death,...

The Daily Mail 06 Jun 2024
Chancellor Olaf Scholz has vowed that Germany will start deporting criminals from Afghanistan and Syria again after a stabbing spree by an Afghan immigrant last week left a police officer dead and four more people injured.

Russia's strategic shift: Embracing the Taliban in Afghanistan

Hindustan Times 05 Jun 2024
This initiative revived the ancient Silk Road trade route and positioned Afghanistan as a pivotal link for transporting Russian oil to South Asian markets ... In addition to minerals, Afghanistan boasts ...

Britain’s Century Long Opium Trafficking and China’s Century of Humiliation (1839-1949)

Dissident Voice 04 Jun 2024
... output to Afghanistan’s notorious opium industry [during the US occupation], which supplies the global market for heroin.” Opium accounted for about 17-20% of British India revenues.

Afghan people losing trust in West, women's rights were not important in US-Taliban agreement: Rights activist Haidari

Beijing News 01 Jun 2024
Haidari said despite the strife in Afghanistan before Taliban takeover, there was good market in most parts of the country, especially in areas like Mazar-i-Sharif, Kabul, Herat and there was some circulation of money.

Children among 20 dead in boat accident in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar

Al Jazeera 01 Jun 2024
At least 20 people, including children, have drowned when a boat sank during a river crossing in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, according to local officials.

Russia, SCO, BRICS: The Normalization of Afghanistan, by Pepe Escobar

The Unz Review 01 Jun 2024
We are not indifferent to Afghanistan ... Afghanistan is a SCO observer ... The port of Chabahar in Iran is an essential node for the India Silk Road to connect it to Afghanistan and beyond to Central Asian markets.

The Azadi Briefing: Taliban's New Pick For Health Minister Triggers Criticism

Radio Free Europe 31 May 2024
Welcome to The Azadi Briefing, an RFE/RL newsletter that unpacks the key issues in Afghanistan ... The move has triggered criticism and added to fears over the health sector in Afghanistan, which has been in crisis over a lack of funding.

Pakistan sees‘all-time high’ sesame exports amid market challenges

The News International 29 May 2024
However, the surge in exports has also led to significant challenges in the domestic market ... This price crash, coupled with illegal border trade smuggling to Iran and Afghanistan, has exacerbated the situation.