Afghanistan

After four decades of war, Afghan widows battle for homes

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2020

Monitoring Desk KABUL: After her husband was killed and their home in Baghlan province torched in Afghanistan’s long-running war, NasimGul fled nearly 200 miles to Kabul with her four children and moved in with her cousin, sewing clothes to eke out a living. As a widow, Gul could not claim the small plot of land…

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Mullah’s pro-Hijab billboards down in Herat, says official

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2020

Monitoring Desk HERAT CITY: The billboards that were installed by Mawlawi Mujibur Rahman Ansari, head of Herat’s Gazargah mosque, which insisted that women wear the hijab, were taken down by the directorate of the pilgrimage in Herat province. Herat residents praised the work of the directorate. Previously, Mawlawi Ansari installed billboards insisting that women wear…

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Chakhansuri officially takes charge as acting FM

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2020

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Haroon Chakhansuri officially took charge as the new political deputy and the acting foreign minister. Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish introduced him as the new acting foreign minister. “Sometimes we have not managed to defend our country’s national interests and the rights of our citizens in our embassies…,” Second Vice President…

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