Under the deal, the control and management of four international airports — Kabul, Kandahar, Herat and Mazar-e-Sharif — will be run by a UAE aviation company, according to state-run Bakhtar News Agency.
Deputy minister for disaster management Sharafuddin Muslim said the latest deluges wracked the provinces of Faryab and Parwan, as well as various other regions of Afghanistan.
The dangers posed by the terror group should be worrying for countries in Afghanistan’s neighbourhood and beyond.
Amid heavy security, Taliban chief Hibatullah Akhundzada delivered his brief address from one of the front rows of worshippers at the Eidgah mosque in Kandahar.
Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack as the country prepares to mark Eid al Fitr on Sunday under Taliban rule for the first time in more than 20 years
Two pylons in the province of Parwan were bombed late on Friday, cutting off electricity to the capital and neighbouring provinces.
A Kabul police spokesperson said the blasts at the Abdul Rahim Shahid school were caused by improvised explosive devices and left at least six people killed and 11 wounded.
Border tensions between Pakistan and Afghanistan have risen since the Taliban seized power last year, with Islamabad claiming armed groups are carrying out regular attacks from Afghan soil.
Per-capita income in Afghanistan likely fell by a third in the final months of 2021, World Bank warns and predicts per-capita GDP to drop by 30% by 2022 end.
Drug control has been a major demand of the international community of the Taliban, which is seeking formal international recognition to wind back sanctions.
Hours after the education ministry announced that schools would reopen across several provinces, the Taliban ordered students to go home.
After fleeing war in Afghanistan two Afghan women are caught in the same tug of war they escaped from in their homeland.
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