Author: Khanzada Gul

Senator Lindsey Graham, a prominent Republican figure and staunch supporter of Israel, has stirred controversy by suggesting that Israel should be furnished with nuclear weapons to bring a decisive end to the ongoing conflict with Hamas. Drawing parallels to historical events, Graham emphasized the necessity of empowering Israel with the tools it deems essential for its survival. During a recent interview on NBC News, Graham likened the situation to World War II, citing the US decision to drop nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki as a precedent for ending existential threat wars. He asserted that just as America resorted to…

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The United States and Pakistan Enhance Counterterrorism Cooperation. Both countries reinforce their collaboration to combat terrorism focusing on the Afghan-Based IS and TTP. In a pivotal move to address the escalating threat posed by terrorist organizations, the United States and Pakistan have bolstered their partnership, focusing on combating groups like the Afghan-based IS and TTP. Following their latest round of counterterrorism talks, both nations affirmed their commitment to intensify collaboration against entities such as the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and the Afghan-based Islamic State affiliate. The joint statement issued by Washington and Islamabad on Monday highlighted the significance of the May…

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Afghanistan International TV (AITV), based in London, finds itself in the crosshairs of Taliban scrutiny. The militant group has issued a stern warning to journalists and experts, cautioning against any association with the network, labeling it a potential crime. This move marks a significant escalation as it’s the first time the Taliban have targeted a specific media outlet. The Taliban-controlled Ministry of Information and Culture alleges professional misconduct and ethical breaches on the part of Afghanistan International TV . Spokesperson Habib Ghofran cited numerous reasons, including accusations of misinformation and undermining the ruling system. According to deputy minister Zia ul…

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“Terrorist Sanctuaries in Afghanistan” became the focal point of Pakistan’s accusations against Afghanistan during a recent press conference by the DG ISPR. Major-General Ahmed Sharif, speaking on behalf of Pakistan’s military, pinned the blame for recent militant attacks, including a devastating suicide car bombing targeting Chinese engineers, on these alleged sanctuaries across the border. According to GEn Sharif, Afghanistan’s Taliban government has repeatedly failed to curb the use of its soil for orchestrating cross-border terrorism. Despite diplomatic efforts and sharing what Pakistan claims to be solid evidence, the Taliban administration has not taken adequate measures to prevent such attacks. The…

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Israeli Military have taken control of the Rafah crossing situated at the border between Gaza and Egypt. The maneuver occurred following a series of airstrikes conducted overnight, targeting civilian residences. This incursion transpired despite Hamas’ purported acceptance of a ceasefire proposal brokered by mediators from Qatar and Egypt. However, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s administration deemed the proposal inadequate, indicating a willingness to engage in further discussions while simultaneously authorizing military action in Rafah. Warnings issued by UN agencies and humanitarian organizations highlight the potential catastrophic repercussions of an Israeli military offensive in Rafah, especially after the evacuation orders affecting…

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Afghan Journalists Under Taliban Rule Afghan journalists, under the shadow of the Taliban’s rule, grapple with stringent constraints on their work. These brave individuals, who once stood as the watchdogs of society, now navigate a labyrinth of limitations, facing repercussions for the mere act of speaking truth to power. Challenges Faced by Afghan Journalists The plight of Afghan journalists is dire. Forbidden from criticizing the Taliban, reporters who dare to cross this invisible boundary are met with harsh consequences—arrests, beatings, and threats lurk as constant shadows. But the restrictions extend beyond mere criticism; they seep into every facet of journalistic…

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Introduction: Afghanistan Under the UNO Review Afghanistan Review by UNO has been presented. On April 29, 2024, Afghanistan faced scrutiny under the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR). This critical examination sheds light on the country’s human rights landscape, prompting urgent attention to prevailing issues. Atrocities in Afghanistan: A Grim Reality As the UPR commenced its assessment, Afghanistan grappled with a grim reality of ongoing atrocities. A tragic incident unfolded on the same day as the U.N. review when a gunman targeted a mosque in Andisheh town, Guzara district, Herat province. The attack claimed six lives, adding…

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The Taliban regime in Afghanistan has inflicted widespread suffering and human rights violations across Afghanistan says a report published by Amnesty International.  Since the Afghan Taliban seized power in 2021, Afghanistan has been embroiled in a myriad of crises under their regime. The extremist policies of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan have led to arbitrary restrictions and discriminatory practices, severely impacting the lives of Afghan citizens. From limitations on women’s rights to ethnic and religious discrimination against minority groups, the Taliban’s grip on power has left no corner of Afghan society untouched. One of the most alarming aspects highlighted in…

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Pakistan is facing a mounting challenge which relates to the Leftover foreign weapons in Afghanistan. Leftover Foreign weapons from Afghanistan continue to flood its borders, fueling cross-border terrorism and instability. Recent intelligence-based operations by Pakistani security forces have uncovered a significant cache of these arms, underscoring the severity of the threat posed by militant groups operating from neighboring Afghanistan. Express News reports reveal a series of operations conducted by security forces across various districts, resulting in the recovery of US leftover weapons and the elimination of terrorists. In Khyber and Balochistan districts, operations targeting suspected terrorist hideouts yielded alarming discoveries:…

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In a revelation that has left analysts baffled and citizens outraged, the true nature of TTP Leaders (Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan) has been laid bare. These individuals, purportedly champions of a holy cause, are instead revealed to be opportunistic, cowardly, and deceitful. Their actions, far from noble, serve only to further their own ambitions, at the expense of innocent lives and the stability of Pakistan. One glaring paradox of the TTP leadership is their reluctance to lead from the front lines. While they preach their so-called holy cause, they themselves remain ensconced in the safety of Afghanistan, leaving their fighters to bear…

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