CAMEA Bulletin – News from Afghanistan, Middle East & Africa (February 15, 2024)



1. Taliban Deputy Foreign Minister signals participation in Doha Conference

2. EU reps visit Kyrgyzstan for regional talks on Afghanistan
3. Afghanistan and Turkmenistan Hold First Round of Talks on Financial and Trade Issues

4. World Has No Option but to Engage With Islamic Emirate: Kabir
5. Recent repatriated Afghan families seek shelters, work
6. UN warns of return to Afghanistan of 500,000 migrants this year
7. Kabir to Neighbor Countries: Do Not Force Afghan Refugees Out
8. Germany Warns Against Travel to Afghanistan, Kabul Denies Dang

Middle East

9. Iran says ready to expand military cooperation with Saudi Arabia
10. There’s a genocide happening, read the room: Palestine supporters call out US President Biden’s post
11. Egypt to broker Hamas-Israel peace talks amid rising tension over border security
12. Iran simulates strike on Israeli base as it showcases naval force
13. Turkey’s Erdogan welcomes ‘conclusion’ of F-16 sale from US
14. Iraq condemns ‘clear-cut assassination’ operation after US strike
15. Exports to Middle East jump 32pc in first half FY


16. South Africa approaches World Court over Israel’s Rafah offensive’s-Rafah-offensive
17. Four Emirati soldiers, Bahraini officer killed in Somalia attack
18. Somaliland rejects Somalia’s criticism of MoU with Ethiopia, calls it ‘sovereign decision’
19. ITFC, Djibouti Sign $90m Murabah Deal To Secure Energy Supply
20. Head of Sudan’s paramilitary RSF visits Djibouti amid ceasefire efforts

21. UN ‘deeply concerned’ about Senegal, seeks probe over deaths in protests

22. Equatorial Guinea, Uganda to strengthen trade ties

23. Tensions Escalate Between Burundi And Rwanda