Daily Evacuation Brief | November 3, 2022
LAST 24 HOURS
BADAKHSHAN EXECUTIONS REPORTED – Several sources and eyewitnesses reported that 12 NRF prisoners were executed by the Taliban in the Raghistan District of northeast Badakhshan shortly after being arrested. A Taliban source claimed a video of the executions was to be released soon but orders from Kandahar had mandated the videos be erased. This information has yet to be verified.
BUS BOMBING IN 5TH POLICE DISTRICT – 8 people were wounded in a roadside bomb attack that targeted a bus carrying employees of the Rural Rehabilitation and Development Ministry. No group had yet claimed credit for the attack and no further information was available.
DAY 6 OF THE LONG MARCH – Former Prime Minister Khan took time during a break in Gakhar to lambast the current government and hurled several threats about what would happen once the protestors reached Islamabad.
NEXT 24 HOURS
DAY 7 OF THE LONG MARCH – While a few stops were announced for the coming days, the big news was that the organizers released their new calendar which puts the Long March in Islamabad (Rawalpindi) on Sunday. Pakistani police are now asking to be armed as the rhetoric about what will happen when Khan’s supporters reach the capital.
After the Prime Minister of Pakistan visisted China, China announced it planned to assist Pakistan in stabilizing its economy.
China and Pakistan also announced plans for a new large-scale rail project that is projected to increase trade significantly between the two countries.
Iran downplayed news that it had threatened to attack Saudi Arabia in the coming days and the MFA denied the rumors of credible intelligence coming from both Saudi Arabia and the US.
The US and other countries are seeking to punish Iran by removing them from key positions at the UN and other sanctions are reportedly under review.
The US has funneled more than $1 billion into Afghanistan since the fall of Kabul with zero accountability’
By Jared Keller - Task and Purpose
The U.S. government has funneled more than $1.1 billion in taxpayer dollars into Afghanistan since the Taliban took control of the country in August 2021 with minimal oversight or accountability according to the watchdog responsible for overseeing U.S.-led reconstruction efforts there.
Blast in Kabul targets bus carrying IEA admin employees, injures seven
By Ariana News
An explosive device targeted a bus carrying Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan administration employees in the Afghan capital on…
UNAMA: '200' Cases of Violations of Rights of Afghan Reporters
By TOLO News
On the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said that after the collapse of the previous government…
Report: Afghan Maternal Health Care in ‘Crisis’
By Elliot Davis Jr. - US News
A report published on Tuesday has revealed signs of a “severe deterioration” in the conditions for women and children’s health care in Afghanistan…
Pakistan Calls for Sustained, Practical Engagement With Kabul
By Imran Danish - TOLO News
ddressing the 21st Meeting of the Council of Heads of Government (CHG) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto…
Pakistan, China agree to extend CPEC to Afghanistan
By Pajhwok Afhgan News
Pakistan and China have acknowledged that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan would promote regional security and economic…
INTERNATIONAL NEWS RELATING TO AFGHANISTAN
SIGAR Accuses Treasury, State, USAID of Withholding Data on Afghanistan Spending
By Catherine Putz - The Diplomat
Is there a difference between “reconstruction” spending and “humanitarian and development…
US Congressman Concerned of Afghan 'Collapse' if West Disengages
By Mohammad Farshad Daryosh - TOLO News
US Representative Peter Meijer in a conversation with TOLOnews said that Washington and the international community have not engaged with the caretaker…
THE DAILY WTF
MoI Says Narcotics at 'Zero', UNODC Says Poppy Growth Has Increased
By Nazir Shinzari - TOLO News
Officials in the office of the deputy minister of the Counter-Narcotics said that the cultivation of poppy has dropped to "zero level," and no one will be…
Afghani to the Dollar: $1 – 88.32 AFN (as of 3 NOV 2022)