Banned from school, Afghan girls turn to madrassas
In a madrassa in the Afghan capital, rows of teenage girls rock back and forth reciting verses of the Koran under the watchful eye of a religious scholar.
The number of Islamic schools has grown across Afghanistan since the Taliban returned to power in August 2021, with teenage girls increasingly attending classes after they were banned from secondary schools.
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Suspect in 5 Afghans’ murder in Ankara caught
The suspect wanted for the murder of five Afghan nationals in the capital Ankara was caught in Afghanistan by the Turkish police.
A special team was formed by the Ankara police and the Afghan authorities to shed light on the incident.
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The message to Washington: Be aware of it, the war ended with your defeat
On this day, August 31, 2021, US forces withdrew from Afghanistan, ending their 20-year presence in the country.
On that occasion, the Russian Embassy in the USA announced that the USA should understand that the war in Afghanistan ended with the defeat of America.
Destruction everywhere, help scarce after Afghanistan quake
When the ground heaved from last week's earthquake in Afghanistan, Nahim Gul's stone-and-mud house collapsed on top of him.
He clawed through the rubble in the predawn darkness, choking on dust as he searched for his father and two sisters. He doesn't know how many hours of digging passed before he caught a glimpse of their bodies under the ruins. They were dead.
Rescuers scramble to reach Afghan quake survivors as foreign aid arrives
Desperate rescuers battled against the clock and heavy rain on June 24 to reach cut-off areas in eastern Afghanistan after a powerful earthquake killed at least 1,000 people and left thousands more homeless.
Survivors dig by hand after Afghanistan quake killing 1,000
Survivors dug by hand Thursday through villages in eastern Afghanistan reduced to rubble by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 1,000 people, as the Taliban and the international community that fled their takeover struggled to aid the disaster's victims.
Illegal crossings of border up by 75% in first five months
Ljubljana – Slovenian police recorded 4,333 attempts at illegal crossing of the border in the first five months of the year, which is 75% more than in the same period last year, when 2,466 such attempts were recorded. Afghanis account for almost a quarter of those intercepted, the police statistics show.
UN Envoy on Arrival in Kabul: "Afghanistan has been Forgotten"
UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees Kelly T. Clements has called on the Taliban to discuss the plight of Afghan refugees and their return to the soil as many of them flee the war-torn nation when it seized power in Afghanistan last year.
As Iran-Taliban tensions rise, Afghan migrants in tinderbox
The Taliban members who killed her activist husband offered Zahra Husseini a deal: Marry one of us, and you'll be safe.
Husseini, 31, decided to flee. Through swaths of lawless flatlands she and her two small children trekked by foot, motorcycle and truck until reaching Iran.
Afghan becomes shepherd in Turkey’s east to raise bride price
A 25-year-old Afghan citizen has started working as a shepherd in the eastern province of Tunceli to raise enough bride price to marry his beloved he left behind in his home country.
"I will save money and marry the woman I love until the end of summer in Afghanistan," Abdullah Muhammedi told Demirören News Agency on April 20.