Tag: Afghanistan

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

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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Daesh buys land in Afghanistan to set up camp

Head of Afghan Ghor Provincial Council says Daesh has purchased a plot of land in Tolack County, in this province near Herat to set up a camp.

Afghan man cuts off his wife’s nose

An Afghan man fled his home in Faryab Province to join Taliban after cutting off his wife’s nose during a family quarrel. The young woman has lost almost completely her nose in the violent attack...

School year officially starts for Afghan students in Iran (PHOTOS)

Photos of the reopening of a school for Afghan children after the Leader ordered that no Afghan migrant should be denied education in Iran.

Taliban warns ISIL against meddling in Afghanistan

A letter signed by the Taliban deputy leader warns Al-Baghdadi “against waging a parallel insurgency in Afghanistan".

Light should be shed on the status of Afghan refugees in Syria

The Afghan minister for refugees and repatriation has praised the Supreme Leader’s remarks that no Afghan children should be denied the right to education in Iran.

Can this government build a nation?

With the Afghan Cabinet lineup finally announced, two experts weigh in on the challenges the new government faces.

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