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Kabul suicide blast Suicide attack in Kabul kills 21, injures dozens 

Kabul’s police officials confirmed that as many as 21 civilians died in the explosion, including the imam of the mosque. Five children were among those critically wounded

Afghan conflict UNAMA condemns series of terror attacks in Afghanistan, calls for more security

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) urged the Taliban administration to provide greater security after consecutive blasts targeting Shia-dominated areas shook Kabul in the first week of August

UNAMA report notes large number of casualties and rights violations under Taliban rule

While the security situation in Afghanistan has improved since the Taliban takeover, extremists groups continue to attack vulnerable ethnic and minority groups, resulting in at least 700 deaths between August 2021 to June 2022

Afghanistan women Afghan activists raise concern over burqa edict, call it gender apartheid

While in the past the Taliban maintained that women would be accorded their rights, in work, education and society at large, the latest decision to enforce a dress code in public and allow them to leave their homes only in cases of necessity has raised alarms internationally

Taliban’s major offensive plunges Afghanistan into further chaos

On Thursday August 12, the government presented a power-sharing proposal to Qatar, which serves as a mediator with the Taliban

Dozens of civilians killed in violent clashes in Afghanistan

The violent clashes in Kandahar, Paktia, Khost, and Lashkargah have killed dozens of civilians, including 27 minors. Civilian infrastructure, including a health clinics and school, were damaged in the airstrikes as well

Number of casualties in Afghanistan rose by 47% this year, says report

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said at least 5,183 civilian casualties were documented in the Afghanistan Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict Midyear Update 2021

Haiti’s police say 4 suspects in the assassination of Jovenel Moïse killed and other stories

Today we look at the situation in Haiti amid reports of the killing of Jovenel Moise’s alleged assassins, the demolition of Palestinian homes in the Occupied West Bank, and more

Rights groups, lawmakers criticize US military’s underreporting of civilian deaths in overseas operations

Civil society groups and the UN indicate that the actual number of civilian casualties caused by the US army actions around the world last year is at least five times higher than its claim of just 23 deaths 

Afganistan US airstrike kills ten minors, three civilians in Afghanistan

The attack on the city of Kunduz was condemned by the UN assistance mission, which said it deliberately targeted civilian officials.

Afghanistan civilian deaths Highest number of civilians killed in Afghanistan in 2018: UN Report

A report by the UNAMA and UN Human Rights Office states that 3,804 civilians were killed in Afghanistan in 2018, the highest ever, and a majority of the killings were by the anti-government forces, including the Taliban and the Islamic State