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Neighbourhood News digest - 4 May 2023

Afghanistan Taliban interfering with NGO work in Afghanistan: Report – Tribune A Taliban fighter recently fired his rifle into the air at a food distribution event in Afghanistan, an example of their harassment of nongovernmental groups operating...

Takeaways from the First meeting of the India-Central Asia JWG on Chabahar Port

Background The India-Central Asia Joint Working Group (JWG) on Chabahar Port had its first meeting in Mumbai on April 12–13, 2023. The Deputy Ministers and Senior Officials of the Republics of Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and...

China's Mediation Role in the Saudi Arabia-Iran Deal

Amb. Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow at VIF evaluates China's role in the recent rapprochement agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia. He also touches upon India's policy in the West Asian region in light of the resetting of relations between...

Neighborhood News Digest – 05 April 2023

Afghanistan Afghanistan Taliban raid kills six members of Islamic State group – The Hindu An overnight raid by Taliban forces in Afghanistan’s northern Balkh province killed six members of the extremist Islamic State group, a Taliban spokesman said...

Neighborhood News Digest – 21 March 2023

Afghanistan US military gear left in Afghanistan resurfaces with Pakistani Taliban – Mission Network News It was bad enough when the US hastily withdrew from Afghanistan, leaving $7 billion-worth of military equipment to the Taliban. Now, the...

West Asia Round Up -February 2023

Abstract: Closely on the heels of President Xi Jinping’s visit to Riyadh for three landmark Summits in December 22, President Ebrahim Raisi visited Beijing to confer with the Chinese leadership on the outcomes and progress and way forward to the...

Neighborhood News Digest – 20 March 2023

Afghanistan Afghanistan: OIC to send Islamic scholars to Kabul, will discuss women’s rights with Taliban – Firstpost With women’s rights in Afghanistan suffering a major setback under the Taliban, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has...

Neighborhood News Digest – 17 March 2023

Afghanistan Taliban's policies on women affecting Afghanistan's relations: Ex-minister – Business Standard Taliban's policy on women's education and work will impact negatively Afghanistan's relations with the international community, former...

Neighborhood News Digest – 06 March 2023

Afghanistan Iran opens trade center, permanent exhibition in Kabul – Tehran Times Iran’s trade center and permanent exhibition of Iranian products was inaugurated in Kabul on Sunday, the Iranian Embassy in Afghanistan announced. In a tweet, the...

Neighbourhood News Digest – 03 March 2023

Afghanistan Ned Price: Islamic Emirate Has Not Fulfilled Doha Agreement – Tolo News The spokesman for the US State Department once again accused the Islamic Emirate of violating the Doha agreement. Ned Price in a press conference said that Islamic...

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