CAMEA Bulletin – News from Afghanistan, Middle East & Africa (July 04, 2024)

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Afghanistan

1. What to expect as Taliban joins third UN-held talks on Afghanistan in Qatar
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/7/1/what-to-expect-as-taliban-joins-third-un-held-talks-on-afghanistan-in-qatar
2. Afghan Taliban meet Pakistani officials in Doha, term meeting ‘good’

https://www.dawn.com/news/1843350/afghan-taliban-meet-pakistani-officials-in-doha-term-meeting-good

3. Pakistan will continue attacks in Afghanistan – minister

https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/c7289yvl84po

4. 15 million USD auctioned by Afghanistan central bank to boost currency value

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2475841/15-million-usd-auctioned-by-afghanistan-central-bank-to-boost-currency-value

5. Pakistan to start second phase of Afghan deportations

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/6/30/pakistan-to-start-second-phase-of-afghan-deportations

6. Talks with the Taliban – no women allowed

https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/crgk02g5ezdo

7. Pakistan to enforce int’l border laws with Afghanistan amid rising terrorism, smuggling

https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/1204158-pakistan-to-enforce-intl-border-laws-with-afghanistan-amid-rising-terrorism-smuggling]\

8. Mujahid Highlights Intl. Support for Economic Cooperation at Doha 3
https://tolonews.com/afghanistan-189527

Middle East

9. Turkish, Iranian FMs discuss Gaza war’s spillover risk

https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-iranian-fms-discuss-gaza-wars-spillover-risk-198000

10. Why Israel ordered yet another evacuation of Gaza’s Khan Younis

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/7/2/why-israel-ordered-yet-another-evacuation-of-gazas-khan-younis

11. Palestinian Authority pledges more backing for NGOs in Gaza

https://www.arabnews.com/node/2541701/middle-east

12. Turkey closes Syria border after violence flares in both countries

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/1205898-turkey-closes-syria-border-after-violence-flares-in-both-countries

13. UAE aviation team assesses Karachi airport

https://www.dawn.com/news/1843500/uae-aviation-team-assesses-karachi-airport

14. Pakistan to seek Qatar’s consent for selling excess LNG

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/1204911-pakistan-to-seek-qatar-s-consent-for-selling-excess-lng

15. Will Iran’s foreign policy change under a new president?

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/7/1/will-irans-foreign-policy-change-under-a-new-president

16. Iraq arrests three linked to PKK for planning attacks on key oil pipeline, markets

https://english.alarabiya.net/News/middle-east/2024/07/01/iraq-arrests-three-linked-to-pkk-for-planning-attacks-on-key-oil-pipeline-markets

Africa

17. Protesters across Kenya demand resignation of Ruto
https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/1205866-protesters-across-kenya-demand-resignation-of-ruto
18. At Least 750,000 on Brink of Starvation and Death in Sudan, Experts Warn

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/27/world/africa/sudan-famine-starvation.html

19. Ethiopia, South Sudan to build 220km cross-border road

https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/tea/business/ethiopia-south-sudan-to-build-220-km-cross-border-road-4673872

20. Senegal starts producing oil as president promises benefits

https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/c722n9g5w22o

21. Saving lives in crisis-hit Djibouti
https://civil-protection-humanitarian-aid.ec.europa.eu/news-stories/stories/saving-lives-crisis-hit-djibouti_en
22. South African rand extends losses on concerns over unity government obstacles

https://www.brecorder.com/news/40310848

23. Somalia accuses Ethiopian troops of ‘illegal’ incursion

https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/somalia-accuses-ethiopian-troops-illegal-incursion-2024-06-24/

24. UN seeks help for tens of thousands of Sudan refugees fleeing to Libya, Uganda

https://www.arabnews.pk/node/2541906/middle-east