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Bulgaria-Based US Arms Dealer Charged With Brokering Illicit Deal

By Martin Dimitrov US arms dealer Ara Dolarian, who lives in Bulgaria, was arrested on May 15 in Fresno, California for allegedly brokering the sale of arms and munitions to the Nigerian government..
Eurasia Review - Published

'I gave my body to Afghanistan, I'll give my brain to Australia'

EXCLUSIVE: A group of Afghan war veterans who stayed behind after the Invictus Games in Sydney last year have told SBS of their joy at being granted permanent protection, and their plans to work.
SBS - Published

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Afghan poverty: Many struggle to make ends meet [Video]Afghan poverty: Many struggle to make ends meet

The situation remains bleak for millions of Afghans who have suffered under war and poverty.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:05Published

Afghan women still face perils at work and home [Video]Afghan women still face perils at work and home

Access to public life has improved for Afghan women since U.S.-backed forces ousted the Taliban, though many hardships remain, including the threat of militants increasingly targeting their workplaces...

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:47Published

Everything you need to know about 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg [Video]Everything you need to know about 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg

Mayor Pete can speak 9 different languages, is a Harvard Rhodes Scholar, and an Afghan War vet.

Credit: In The Know (Original) [AOL.com]     Duration: 02:34Published

Women’s Rights Activist And Former Journalist Mina Mangal Killed In Afghanistan [Video]Women’s Rights Activist And Former Journalist Mina Mangal Killed In Afghanistan

Former journalist Mina Mangal was shot in Afghanistan in broad daylight. She was on her way to her job as an advisor to the Afghan parliament's cultural affairs commission. She had posted on Facebook..

Credit: HuffPost UK STUDIO     Duration: 02:01Published

Julian Assange Faces Extradition to Sweden, Country Reopens Rape Case Against WikiLeaks Founder [Video]Julian Assange Faces Extradition to Sweden, Country Reopens Rape Case Against WikiLeaks Founder

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange now faces extradition to Sweden as the country reopens the sexual assault case against him. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 00:58Published

Afghan Ex-Journalist Mina Mangal Shot Dead in Kabul [Video]Afghan Ex-Journalist Mina Mangal Shot Dead in Kabul

Parliamentary adviser and former journalist Mina Mangal was shot dead in Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 11, according to TOLOnews citing officials. Mangal, who was previously a presenter for three local..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:43Published

Pentagon to transfer $1.5 billion to border wall from Afghan forces [Video]Pentagon to transfer $1.5 billion to border wall from Afghan forces

According to Reuters, Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with Mexico. The transfer of funds..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:31Published

Pentagon to Transfer $1.5 Billion to Border Wall From Afghan Forces [Video]Pentagon to Transfer $1.5 Billion to Border Wall From Afghan Forces

According to Reuters, Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with Mexico. The transfer of funds..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:31Published

Afghan boy dances to celebrate new prosthetic leg [Video]Afghan boy dances to celebrate new prosthetic leg

Young Ahmad Rahman celebrated his new artificial leg by dancing. According to the International Committee of the Red Cross the Afghan amputee lost his leg to a landmine when he was just eight months..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:21Published

Afghan Boy Dances With Joy After Receiving Prosthetic Leg [Video]Afghan Boy Dances With Joy After Receiving Prosthetic Leg

Six-year-old Ahmad couldn’t help but dance when he received a new prosthetic leg at an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) clinic in Kabul on May 4, his physiotherapist told Storyful...

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:43Published

Watch: Afghan boy dances with his new prosthetic leg [Video]Watch: Afghan boy dances with his new prosthetic leg

Watch: Afghan boy dances with his new prosthetic leg

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 00:22Published

Afghan boy who lost leg to landmine dances for joy with new prosthetic limb [Video]Afghan boy who lost leg to landmine dances for joy with new prosthetic limb

In Kabul, Afghanistan a very heartwarming moment occurred when a little boy named Ahmed started dancing in joy and happiness after getting a new prosthetic leg on Sunday (May 5).

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:46Published

Afghan government tackles displacement as millions face eviction [Video]Afghan government tackles displacement as millions face eviction

War has forced millions to flee their homes but a housing project aims to improve conditions for displaced Afghans.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:46Published

Afghan grand council demands 'immediate and permanent' ceasefire [Video]Afghan grand council demands 'immediate and permanent' ceasefire

President Ashraf Ghani says he is 'prepared to implement the fair and legitimate demand' adding it 'can't be one sided'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published

Afghan grand council pitches for talks with Taliban, offers ceasefire [Video]Afghan grand council pitches for talks with Taliban, offers ceasefire

Afghan grand council pitches for talks with Taliban, offers ceasefire

Credit: hindustantimes.com     Duration: 02:00Published

US-Taliban talks: Who is Mullah Baradar? [Video]US-Taliban talks: Who is Mullah Baradar?

Taliban cofounder turned political chief, Abdul Ghani Baradar has worked in the shadows his entire life.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:59Published

Sami Ibrahim Response On Attack On Pak Army Personnel On Afghan Border.. [Video]Sami Ibrahim Response On Attack On Pak Army Personnel On Afghan Border..

Credit: ZemTV Official     Duration: 03:06Published

Afghan leaders hold congress over peace moves involving Taliban [Video]Afghan leaders hold congress over peace moves involving Taliban

Thousands of regional leaders from across Afghanistan gather to discuss how to achieve peace with the Taliban.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:48Published

Afghan president opens grand assembly, final push for Taliban peace talks [Video]Afghan president opens grand assembly, final push for Taliban peace talks

Thousands of Afghans congregated in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban that would end the ongoing war. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:57Published

Afghanistan holds Loya Jirga to discuss Taliban peace talks [Video]Afghanistan holds Loya Jirga to discuss Taliban peace talks

About 3,200 delegates gather in Afghan capital to 'lay foundation' for peace talks as the Taliban calls for boycott.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:13Published

Sri Lanka Bans All Face Coverings For 'Public Protection' [Video]Sri Lanka Bans All Face Coverings For 'Public Protection'

Any face covering that "hinders the identification of individuals in a way that threatens national security" is now banned in Sri Lanka, according to a statement from the country's President...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

U.S. moves up plan to shrink Kabul embassy - sources [Video]U.S. moves up plan to shrink Kabul embassy - sources

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is accelerating a plan to cut up to half of the workforce at the U.S. embassy in Kabul starting at the end of next month, sparking concern it will undermine the fragile..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:13Published

UN: Pro-Afghan Forces To Blame For More Civilian Deaths Than Taliban [Video]UN: Pro-Afghan Forces To Blame For More Civilian Deaths Than Taliban

In the first three months of this year, pro-Afghan government forces killed 305 civilians. That's 53% of the total number of civilian deaths.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:09Published

UN: Afghan pro-gov't forces killed more than 300 civilians [Video]UN: Afghan pro-gov't forces killed more than 300 civilians

UN says the leading cause of civilian deaths was air attacks, the majority by the US military.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:46Published

Gun Attack, Bomb Kills 16 In Afghanistan [Video]Gun Attack, Bomb Kills 16 In Afghanistan

According to Reuters, Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a construction company office in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday killing 16 employees of the Afghan company.The attack began when two..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:35Published

 

Afghan Invictus athletes who remained in Australia granted permanent visas

The men who live with disabilities and stayed behind in Australia after last year's Invictus Games have been given permanent protection.
SBS - Published

Gunmen kill female ex-Afghan journalist in Kabul

Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane Times

Five-year-old Afghan boy's reaction to getting a new leg goes viral

The viral video shows five-year-old Ahmad Sayed Rahman dancing joyously after being fitted with a new prosthetic leg.
SBS - Published

Cricket - Recalled Afghan quick Hassan to quit ODIs after World Cup

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Recalled Afghanistan quick Hamid Hassan will quit one day cricket after a last hurrah at the World Cup in England and Wales, the 31-year-old has said.
SBS - Published

Mina Zaki and Sharyn Morrow are the latest election candidates in hot water

A Liberal candidate is facing questions about her eligibility because the renunciation of her Afghan citizenship appears incomplete, while a Labor candidate is in hot water over anti-refugee comments.
SBS - Published

Liberal candidate facing eligibility queries over 'incomplete renunciation' of Afghan citizenship

The Liberal candidate for Canberra, Mina Zaki, is facing questions about her eligibility because the renunciation of her Afghan citizenship appears incomplete.
SBS - Published

Canberra Liberal facing eligibility issues

The Liberal candidate for Canberra, Mina Zaki, is facing questions about her eligibility because the renunciation of her Afghan citizenship appears incomplete.
SBS - Published

Music reviews: Pink, Lizzo, Stealing Sheep, Chris Potter, Quais Essar and more

Quais Essar I Am Afghan, Afghani is Currency Vol III - Zahir, Lizzo's Cuz I Love You, Stealing Sheep's Big Wows, Chris Potter's Circuits, Gautier Capucon's Schumann, Pink's Hurts 2B Human
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Seven dead in attack on Afghan ministry

The Afghanistan communications ministry in Kabul has come under attack, with at least seven people killed; the Taliban has denied it was behind the assault.
SBS - Published

Man jailed after attempting to strangle an Afghan refugee with a shoelace

Abdolhadi Moradi had come to Australia with his three siblings in the hope of a safer life, but a random attack on an Adelaide street left him fearing for his life.
SBS - Published

Taliban launch assaults in Afghanistan

An Afghan official says the Taliban have ambushed a police convoy, setting off an hours-long battle that killed seven security forces.
SBS - Published

Taliban ambush Afghan police, killing 7

An Afghan official says the Taliban have ambushed a police convoy, setting off an hours-long battle that killed seven security forces.
SBS - Published

Naib made Afghanistan ODI captain ahead of World Cup

Afghan, 31, took over the team's captaincy in 2015 after Mohammad Nabi had stepped down following the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
SBS - Published

Taliban seize 150 Afghan soldiers in capping two-week onslaught

The latest capture was perhaps the biggest setback for the Afghan security forces since a Taliban offensive in August in the south-eastern city of Ghazni.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane Times

Afghan militant attack kills 16

A terror attack which began when a suicide bomber blew himself up near an airport in Afghanistan has killed 16 people, officials say.
SBS - Published

As Afghan war closes, the fight to re-settle loyal Australian allies rages on

An Afghan interpreter, who launched a legal battle against a decision to deny him a resettlement visa in Australia, has had his case heard before Federal court.
SBS - Published

Mandatory Swim Lessons for Migrants: It’s not just about saving lives, it’s Aussie culture

The search is on for a 22-year-old Nepalese who was swept away at NSW’s famous Figure Eight Pools. This comes just weeks after a 25-year-old Nepalese-born man drowned at a river in Sydney’s west...
SBS - Published

2018 was the Afghan war’s bloodiest year, according to UN

At least 3804 civilians have been killed in Afghanistan in 2018, representing an 11 per cent increase compared to 2017.
SBS - Published

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