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Immediately after the devastating earthquake in the #Paktika province in eastern #Afghanistan on June 22, @WAWHumanRights launched an emergency fundraiser to assist those impacted by the disaster. 🧵⬇️
439 of our amazing individual supporters, like you, contributed & helped us raise $46,239 to assist in relief effort. Additionally, foundations such as @togetherrising and @UJAfedNY helped WAW get to $90,000 in total funds to assist in critical emergency earthquake relief effort.
@togetherrising @UJAfedNY Once again, the generosity of our supporters and partners surpassed our expectations! 👏👏👏
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Saif ur Rehman mansoor the first #Taliban leader to confront #US forces in beginning phase of #USA invasion on #Afghanistan.
Around 1000s US troops in operation #anaconda attacked 800 to 1000 fighters of Mansour
#US claimed to have killed over 500 but only 23 bodies were found
Molvi kallam Nafiz from Bermal district of #Paktika believed to be the first commander to have carried out ambush on #US forces after fall of #Kabul
He along with 3 others attacked a joint #US army and CIA convoy in farazi area of Paktika.Several soldiers and CIA officers killed
Later Kalkam became the provincial military chief of #Paktika.
He took part in 52 deadly ambushed and attacks on #US camps including the one in which #US football player turned soldiers Tillman was killed,later US claimed Tillman died of friendly fire during ambush.
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Amnesty International in a series of tweets announced their support to the people of #Afghanistan, especially those affected by the earthquake in #Khost and #Paktika provinces. (1/4)
The organization added that the Taliban de facto authorities in Afghanistan must attend to the immediate and essential needs of the affected communities and guarantee that humanitarian agencies must have access to the affected regions.

"Afghanistan is already facing food (2/4)
insecurity & poverty, where 95 % of people don’t have access to adequate food. It is critical that assistance is human rights compliant and meets the needs of at-risk groups, including women, children, older persons & people with disabilities," @amnestysasia added. (3/4)
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ICYMI: Intelligence shows "The relationship between the #Taliban & #alQaida remains close, w/the latter [alQaida] celebrating the former’s success & renewing its pledge of allegiance" per report from @UN Sanctions Monitoring Team released Friday
Intelligence from @UN members "suggest that #alQaida has a safe haven under the #Taliban & increased freedom of action" per report "[AQ leader] Ayman al-Zawahiri has issued more frequent recorded messages since August, & there is now proof of life for him as recently as Feb 2022"
#alQaida-#Taliban relationship "underscored by the presence, both in #Afghanistan & the region, of alQaida core leadership & affiliated groups, such as alQaida in the Indian Subcontinent (#AQIS)" per @UN report
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The Supreme Leader of the #Taliban in a decree #appointed dozens of new provincial level officials including governors, deputy governors & police chiefs, as follow:
1. Abdul Ghani as the Governor of #Badakhshan Province
2. Mohammad Ali Jan as the Governor of #Paktia Province
3. Qari Baryal as the Governor of #Kabul Province
4. Mufti Mohammad Idris as the Deputy Governor of Kabul Province
5. Wali Jan Hamza as the Police Chief of Kabul Province
6. Nisar Ahmad as the Governor of #Kunduz Province
7. Habib-ur-Rahman Sohaib as the Deputy Governor of Kunduz
8. Azizullah as the Police Chief of Kunduz Province
9. Qari Bakhtiar as the Governor of #Baghlan Province
10. Mohammad Idris as the Deputy Governor of Baghlan
11. Safiullah Akhund as the Police Chief of Baghlan Province
12. Haji Mali Khan as the Governor of #Logar Province
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International Affairs /1-1
#Myanmar #Burma 🇲🇲
Myanmar's Generals
Run A Nearly Sanction-Proof
Long Before Seizing Control
Of The Streets
by @oanhha @jwf825
& Khine Lin Kyaw
MAY 11, 2021
International Affairs /1-2
#Myanmar #Burma 🇲🇲
- Area : 676.5K km²
- Population : 53.6 M
- Capital : #Naypyidaw
largest city : #Yangon
- #Bamar 68%
- #Shan 9%
- #Buddhism 88%
- #Christianity 6.2%
- #Islam 4.3%
#Burmese Image
International Affairs /1-3
#Myanmar #Burma 🇲🇲
- GDP (PPP) : US$355 B
Per capita : US$6.7 K
- #InformalEconomy :
one of the biggest in the world
- Rich in precious stones :
#Rubies 90% of world's
#Sapphires #Pearls #Jade
- #Tourism
- #Agriculture Image
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