Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Munir Akram has said that the Afghan government’s restrictions on women have nothing to do with Islam; in fact, it’s the Pashtuns’ culture that requires women to be kept at home. While delivering a speech at the UN, the ambassador termed the culture of Pashtuns ‘strange’, adding that […] The post Pakistan UN Envoy Draws Twitterati’s Ire For Linking Taliban’s Ban On Girls Education With Pashtun Culture appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
The scourge of terrorism has returned with a vengeance, a stark reminder of the tenuous security foundations over which the edifice of our national security is erected. According to Italian extremist ideologue Carlo Piscane, an act of terrorism is “propaganda by deed”. The worst deed in this violent propaganda has today taken more than 95 […] The post Peshawar Suicide Attack Calls For Review Of Afghan Policy & Bolstering Counterterrorism Capabilities appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Ever since the Afghan Talibans take-over after the US withdrawal of it’s troops in August 2021, they have been slowly but gradually bringing back an era of darkness that so many people fought and died to end in 2001. One of the first major decisions that the Taliban took was to bring back the oppressive […] The post Afghan Taliban Crack Down on Women’s Education appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.