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‘Every part is useful’: the man who wants Afghanistan to swap opium for hemp

Oil from the versatile plant makes cannabis medicine CBD and its fibre has a range of uses but the Taliban need convincing The smell seemed…

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Taliban conducting house-to-house sweep across Afghan capital

The Taliban says dozens of criminals, kidnappers and smugglers arrested in operations across Kabul and other cities. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/2/27/taliban-conducting-house-to-house-sweep-across-afghan-capital Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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LGBTQ Afghans face surge of rape, torture after Taliban takeover, report says

LGBTQ Afghans have increasingly been threatened, beaten and raped since the Taliban took control of the country in August, a new report found. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-news/lgbtq-afghans-face-surge-rape-torture-taliban-takeover-report-says-rcna13303…

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Afghanistan Faces “Tsunami of Hunger” as U.S. Sanctions Crash Country’s Economy

The World Food Program has warned Afghanistan faces a “tsunami of hunger” as the economy continues to collapse, due in part to U.S. sanctions and…

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Twin earthquakes in western Afghanistan kill at least 22

Two earthquakes rattled Afghanistan’s western Badghis province on Monday, killing at least 22 people, a local official said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/twin-earthquakes-western-afghanistan-kill-least-22-rcna12523 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Warning of ‘humanitarian collapse,’ dozens of House Democrats urge Biden to unfreeze Afghan funds

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Dec. 20, 2021. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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Afghanistan healthcare ‘on brink of collapse’ amid Omicron scare

Doctors are bracing for more infections that they fear are inevitable with the new coronavirus variant. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/12/16/afghanistan-healthcare-omicron-covid-children-hospital Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Afghan “girl with the green eyes” has escaped the Taliban and now lives in Italy

You might not recognize the name Sharbat Gula, but odds are that you recognize her face. She gained international attention in 1985 after gracing the…

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Afghans rely on coal to keep warm as winter cold sets in

Afghans have few options but to burn coal for heat, creating some of the world’s most dangerous air. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/11/25/photos-climate-crisis-afghanistancoal-an-unavoidable-pollutant-in-the-harsh-afghan-winter Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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‘We won’t eat tonight’: Hunger plagues Afghans in historic valley

Community is among the poorest in the country and the Taliban takeover in August has only exacerbated their hardships. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/10/6/photos-afghanistan-we-wont-eat-tonight-hunger-plagues-afghans-in-historic-valley Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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State Department: Roughly 100 US citizens, legal residents ready to leave Kabul

About 100 U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents are ready to leave Kabul, Afghanistan, the State Department announced on Monday.A senior State Department official said that number…

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UN warns Afghanistan at risk of ‘total breakdown’

Special envoy urges Security Council to release assets frozen overseas to avoid economic and social collapse. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/9/10/un-warns-afghanistan-at-risk-of-total-breakdown Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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The U.S. ground war in Afghanistan is over. Now it’s the Navy’s turn.

The American military’s involvement in Afghanistan could soon become largely the Navy’s responsibility, an ironic twist for a counterterrorism mission in a landlocked country. Although…

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Taliban stop planes of evacuees from leaving but unclear why

KABUL, Afghanistan — At least four planes chartered to evacuate several hundred people seeking to escape the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan have been unable to…

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‘The family is gone’: Afghans say U.S. strike killed 10 relatives, including 7 children

“We’re all ruined,” Ramin Yousuf, a relative of those killed, said. “The family is gone.” Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/u-s-drone-strike-targeting-isis-afghanistan-kills-10-civilians-n1278062 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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US must quit ‘nation building’: Biden defends Afghanistan withdrawal – video

In a statement, Joe Biden claimed the US was ready for ‘every eventuality’ in its planned withdrawal from Afghanistan while taking responsibility for the execution of the abrupt,…

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Last soldier out: Iconic photo captures the end of America’s longest war

Photo: U.S. Central Command via AP How it ended: This image, made through a night-vision scope, shows the final American soldier to depart Afghanistan after…

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Rockets fired at Kabul airport as US approaches withdrawal deadline – video

Several rockets were fired at Kabul airport on Monday, less than 48 hours before the United States is due to complete its troop withdrawal from Afghanistan….

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McConnell: ‘Why we went’ to Afghanistan has been lost

Amid the ongoing efforts to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, “why we went there in the first place” has been lost, Senate Majority Leader Mitch…

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U.S. retaliates against ISIS with drone strike in Afghanistan

President Joe Biden vowed to respond “with force” to the terrorists who killed 13 U.S. service members and dozens of Afghans in suicide bombings outside…

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US opens COVID-19 vaccination site for Afghan arrivals

The U.S. has opened a mass COVID-19 vaccination site near the Dulles airport in Northern Virginia for Afghans fleeing the Taliban, the White House said…

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The Memo: Horror in Kabul is political disaster for Biden

President Biden promised the United States would not suffer a “Saigon Moment” as it withdrew from Afghanistan.The reality has proven even bleaker. The attacks committed around……

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