This week, China is hosting its third Belt and Road Forum in Beijing to share plans for this international infrastructure and energy development project.
There are roughly 1.7 million Afghan nationals living in Pakistan without proper papers, according to the Pakistani government.
“The women in Afghanistan are being slowly erased from society, from life, from everything – their opinions, their voices, what they think, where they are.”
Back in 2021, the Taliban took over Afghanistan’s government. When the group came into power, it began restricting certain rights, especially for women.
Afghanistan and Iran share a border, but they aren’t on great terms.
About a year ago, the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, making substantial changes to women’s rights in the country. Despite promises that the Taliban would take a more progressive approach with its laws, now most young girls can’t go to secondary school, there are more restrictions on women’
It’s been 21 years since the September 11, 2001, attacks on the US, arranged by al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, who was killed under President Obama’s administration in 2011. A close accomplice of bin Laden’s, Ayman al-Zawahri, helped plan the 9/11 terror attacks; he’s has