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The latest news, views, and developments about Afghanistan as covered by Iranian media outlets.


ISIS Terrorists Abduct 13 Afghan Teachers

A group of ISIS militants have stormed into a religious school in Deh Bala area in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, and kidnapped 13 seminary teachers, local officials said.

Story of Afghan Woman Who Went from Refugee to Military Pilot

This is what happened to Safia Ferozi, the second Afghan female pilot, who was a refugee during her childhood.
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Not All Women Have the Eyes of “Afghan Girl”

A female member of Afghanistan’s Parliament has talked about the problems of women, refugees and the presence of foreign troops in her country.

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack on Afghan Worshippers

Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned a suicide bomb attack by Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group on a crowded Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul that killed more than 30 people on Monday.

Hague: US Forces May Have Committed War Crimes

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court in The Hague said there were preliminary grounds to believe US forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan and at secret detention facilities elsewhere in 2003 and 2004.

Escalation of Violence against Afghan Journalists

An Afghan activist says that violence against journalists has unprecedentedly increased this year, inasmuch as the rate of violence against media professionals during the past 10 months has been equal to the one in past eight years.

19% Decrease in Cultivation of Opium in Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s Minister of Counter Narcotics announced that less opium has been cultivated in the county in 2015, but it is not satisfactory yet.

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack in Kabul

Iran’s Foreign Ministry roundly condemned suicide bombing blasts that killed scores of people in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Saturday, renewing the call for joint efforts in the fight against terrorism.

Iran’s UN Envoy Warns of ISIS Affiliates Emerging in Afghanistan

Iran’s Ambassador and Charge d’Affaires to the United Nations, Gholamhossein Dehghani warned against the appearance of different terrorist groups derived from or affiliated to Daesh [ISIS] in Afghanistan. In his June 21 remarks, he noted that turning a blind eye towards the issue would lead to further deterioration of the situation there.

Afghan Refugee Crisis: UN to Host 4-Way Meeting

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi said the body is to host a quadrilateral meeting on challenges related to Afghan refugees.

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