MONITORING (SW) – Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group has claimed a new missile attack on Western interests amid Israel’s war on Gaza, this time on a British oil tanker that the United States identified as a Panamanian-flagged vessel carrying crude oil bound for India.
Category: Economy & Business
MONITORING (SW) – An Iranian government official has blamed “terrorism and sabotage” for twin explosions on gas pipelines overnight.
MONITORING (SW) – The Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeted the Star Iris, a commercial ship carrying corn from Brazil to Iran.
MONITORING (SW) – McDonald’s has cited Israel’s war in Gaza as a factor in the fast food giant missing its first quarterly sales target in nearly four years.
NANGARHAR (SW) – Nangarhar University is set to host an international meeting on Climate Change this week. The Ministry of Higher Education (MHE), in collaboration with the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA), is organizing the event at Nangarhar University during the ongoing week.
KABUL (SW) – The leadership of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) of the de-facto government of Afghanistan has signed a contract for the sale of 60,000 tons of oil extracted from the Amu Darya oil zone.
KABUL (SW) – Nooruddin Azizi, Acting Minister of Commerce and Industry of Afghanistan, emphasized the expansion and strengthening of trade relations with Kyrgyzstan during a meeting with Daniyar Aman Guldif, Minister of Economy and Trade of Kyrgyzstan. Azizi also requested Kyrgyzstan to reduce the transit fare for Afghan commercial goods, aiming to decrease the expenses incurred when transferring goods to China through Kyrgyzstan.
KABUL (SW) – The transit process and transportation through the border crossings between Afghanistan and Pakistan have returned to normal, officials confirmed.
MONITORING (SW) – The Los Angeles Times is planning to lay off a “significant” number of journalists, the newspaper’s union has said, becoming the latest media outlet to shed employees in an era of collapsing advertising revenues.
KABUL (SW) – The dawn of 2024 brings no respite in the plight of Afghan women and girls reeling from persisting restrictions and tragedies as Salam Watandar takes a glance at some of the key events that shaped their lives in 2023.
MONITORING (SW) – Vodafone (VOD.L) has agreed a 10-year partnership with Microsoft (MSFT.O) to bring generative AI, digital, enterprise and cloud services to more than 300 million businesses and consumers across its European and African markets.
KABUL (SW) – The Torkham border crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan remains closed to trucks, raising concerns among traders and officials at the Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI).