Payam Aftab News Network - News Latest Topics vfrjn9s.2uqesfb2u^.,qn9kqn,29,w-ufz.92fu.html Wed, 21 Apr 2021 11:04:30 GMT /skins/default/en/normal2/ch01_newsfeed_logo.gif Produced by Payam Aftab 100 70 en Copyright©, all rights reserved Wed, 21 Apr 2021 11:04:30 GMT News 60 The Future of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan & Pakistan The recent killing of the deputy chief of al Qaeda’s Pakistani cadre, Muhammad Hanif (aka Zarar), whom the Afghan Taliban had sheltered, shows that even within al Qaeda, Taliban-allied Pakistani jihadists have kept supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan. This assistance began before 9/11, but it now includes al Qaeda’s broader agenda. ]]> International Sat, 19 Dec 2020 06:07:23 GMT 'Our Houses Are Not Safe': Residents Fear Taliban In Afghanistan's Capital In a mosque on the outskirts of Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, a preacher crowed to assembled men and boys: The Taliban, with their primitive guns, brought foreign forces to their knees, he said, and the Afghan government is next. ]]> Political Tue, 22 Dec 2020 05:57:41 GMT ‘Covid Can’t Compete.’ In a Place Mired in War, the Virus Is an Afterthought. In Afghanistan, life goes on as though the coronavirus never existed. “Fake news,” some say, even as a second wave has brought on a surge of new cases and hospitalizations. ]]> Social Tue, 22 Dec 2020 05:52:33 GMT THE CIA’S AFGHAN DEATH SQUADS A neighbor watching from a window across the street saw a flash and heard a loud explosion as the front gate of the madrassa was blown open. Inside, the noise awakened 12-year-old Bilal, who was huddled in a room with nine other boys when an Afghan soldier burst through the door. ]]> Political Mon, 21 Dec 2020 10:42:02 GMT America can't stay in Afghanistan forever, but it matters how we leave As President Trump seeks to draw down US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq, some have argued the decision is about bringing an end to America's endless wars. But the real issue is how to create enduring stability. Now is an important time to talk not about endless war, but rather about lasting peace. ]]> Political Thu, 17 Dec 2020 05:59:02 GMT US, Russia share a complex and bloody history in Afghanistan Moscow and Washington are intertwined in a complex and bloody history in Afghanistan, with both suffering thousands of dead and wounded in conflicts lasting for years. ]]> International Thu, 02 Jul 2020 07:34:54 GMT Russia denies supplying weapons to Afghanistan's Taliban Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Moscow has never delivered weapons to the Taliban movement in Afghanistan, countering U.S. allegations. ]]> International Thu, 02 Jul 2020 07:24:09 GMT Israeli annexation plan goes wrong amid internal rifts, intl. backlash ​Today is the first of July and Israel's much-publicized scheme to annex parts of the West Bank and the Jordan Valley has not gone exactly as planned amid widening differences within the Israeli ruling coalition and against the backdrop of massive international opposition to the land grab attempt. ]]> International Wed, 01 Jul 2020 12:21:30 GMT Iranian, Qatari Diplomats Hold Talks on Afghanistan Developments ​Iran and Qatar’s special envoys for Afghanistan held a meeting in Doha, spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran said. ]]> International Wed, 01 Jul 2020 12:20:02 GMT Russia Foreign Ministry: NYT article on Russia in Afghanistan fake from US intelligence The Russian Foreign Ministry pointed to US intelligence agencies’ involvement in Afghan drug trafficking. ]]> International Wed, 01 Jul 2020 11:18:30 GMT