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Muttaqi Leaves for Pakistan to Attend OIC Meeting

Acting Foreign Minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, and his accompanying delegation left Kabul for Islamabad on Saturday morning to attend the Organization for Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) extraordinary ministerial meeting on Afghanistan.   The meeting is set to be held on Sunday in Islamabad to discuss the humanitarian situation of Afghanistan and ways to prevent the deterioration

2 Killed, 4 Injured in 2 Kabul Explosions

Two explosions occurred in western Kabul city on Friday afternoon and two people were killed and four were injured, officials said. Saeed Khosty, the Interior Ministry spokesman, said the first explosion occurred in Dasht-e-Barchi in western Kabul city and targeted a transport vehicle. Two civilians were killed and three others wounded in the blast. Khosty […]

Herat Saffron Yield Cut in Half by Drought

Officials from Herat’s agriculture department say that saffron production in the province has decreased this year compared to last year. Pir Mohammad Halimi, head of the agriculture department, said due to the drought and lack of water saffron fields in the province have been less productive. “Around 10 (metric) tons of saffron have been harvested […]