CAMEA Bulletin – News from Afghanistan, Middle East & Africa (July 11, 2024)




1. Ishaq Dar says security remains a major issue with Afghanistan

2. UN, Qatar Hail Success of Third Doha Meeting on Afghanistan
3. IEA calls govt inclusivity an internal issue
4. UN refugee chief discusses Afghan refugee situation with Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz
5. Taliban reduce salaries for female govt employees
6. Key Islamic State commander reported killed in Afghanistan
7. New procedure for cross-border movement of Afghans
8. Pakistan suspends deportations of Afghans on ‘humanitarian grounds’
9. Ministry of Refugees: Over 18,000 Afghan migrants deported from Iran and Pakistan in 18 days
10. NPC gives go-ahead to a dozen projects worth 5b afs

Middle East

11. UAE showcases investment opportunities at trade fair in Russia
12. Mossad chief to meet CIA director, Egyptian intelligence head in Qatar
13. Pakistan PM discusses ways to enhance trade, investment cooperation with Iran’s president-elect
14. Iraq: 5 big ISIL bombs found hidden in Mosul’s al-Nuri Mosque
15. Chinese EV giant BYD to build $1 billion plant in Turkey
16. Oman’s SalamAir launches inaugural flight from Muscat to Islamabad


17. Kenya court rules police killing of Pakistani journalist unlawful
18. South African rand stable as markets await US interest rate hints
19. Deputy FM meets with Sudan’s Al-Burhan to reiterate calls for ceasefire, humanitarian aid
20. Somalia and Eritrea forge closer ties
21. Turkey mediating Somalia-Ethiopia talks on port deal
22. At least 18 killed, dozens injured in Nigeria suicide attacks
23. New National Cancer Centre in Mauritius to Deliver Advanced Nuclear Medicine in the Country and Region