CAMEA Bulletin – News from Afghanistan, Middle East & Africa (May 30, 2024)

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Afghanistan

1. Attack on Pakistani outpost near Afghan border kills 5 soldiers, 7 militants

https://www.voanews.com/a/attack-on-pakistani-outpost-near-afghan-border-kills-5-soldiers-5-/7628219.html

2. Pakistan asks Afghanistan to hand over militants involved in Dasu attack on Chinese nationals

https://www.arabnews.pk/node/2517426/pakistan

3. Russia invites Afghanistan’s Taliban to major economic forum

https://www.reuters.com/world/russia-invites-afghanistans-taliban-major-economic-forum-2024-05-27/

4. AFGHANISTAN: NEARLY THREE IN TEN CHILDREN FORECAST TO EXPERIENCE CRISIS LEVELS OF HUNGER IN 2024

https://www.savethechildren.net/news/afghanistan-nearly-three-ten-children-forecast-experience-crisis-levels-hunger-2024

5. Diplomat: Russia moving closer to delisting Afghanistan’s Taliban as terrorist group

https://www.voanews.com/a/diplomat-russia-moving-closer-to-delisting-afghanistan-taliban-as-terrorist-group/7628566.html

6. Islamic Emirate Denies Pakistani Claims of TTP Presence in Afghanistan

https://tolonews.com/afghanistan-188983

7. Islamic Emirate Seeks Global Recognition

https://tolonews.com/afghanistan-189008

8. Islamabad asked to allow animal imports from Afghanistan

https://pajhwok.com/2024/05/26/islamabad-asked-to-allow-animal-imports-from-afghanistan/#google_vignette

9. ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024: Afghanistan team preview

https://www.aljazeera.com/sports/2024/5/27/icc-t-twenty-world-cup-team-afghanistan-team-preview

10. Putin: Building ties with Taliban is necessary

https://www.khaama.com/putin-building-ties-with-taliban-is-necessary/

Middle East

11. The main contenders to replace Raisi in Iran’s snap presidential election

https://www.voanews.com/a/the-main-contenders-to-replace-raisi-in-iran-s-snap-presidential-election/7629464.html

12. The Netherlands takes command of NATO Mission Iraq

https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_225622.htm

13. Iraq calls for urgent meeting with Kurdistan to resume oil exports

https://english.alarabiya.net/business/energy/2024/05/28/iraq-calls-for-urgent-meeting-with-kurdistan-to-resume-oil-exports

14. Turkey Claims Its Drone Was Instrumental In Finding Wreckage Of Iranian Helicopter

https://www.rferl.org/a/turkey-iran-drone-raisi-search/32959633.html

15. Ireland, Norway and Spain recognise Palestine. What has that changed?

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/5/28/ireland-norway-and-spain-recognised-palestine-what-has-that-changed

16. Israel continues to bomb Gaza, including Rafah, despite ICJ ruling

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/5/25/israel-continues-to-bomb-gaza-including-rafah-despite-icj-ruling

17. UAE allocates $10bn for investment in Pakistan

https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/1192408-uae-promises-10bn-investment-in-pakistan

18. Kuwait, Qatar emirs confirm Pakistan visit

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2468365/kuwait-qatar-emirs-to-visit-pakistan-on-pms-invite

Africa

19. South Africa elections 2024 explained in maps and charts

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/5/27/south-africa-elections-2024-explained-in-maps-and-charts

20. Morocco: One of the world’s oldest universities draws global students

https://www.africanews.com/2024/05/27/morocco-one-of-the-worlds-oldest-universities-draws-global-students/

21. Ex-South African leader Zuma, now a ruling party critic, is disqualified from next week’s election

https://apnews.com/article/south-africa-elections-jacob-zuma-75051f626f3f4fe68dc8ed04b1e2163b

22. Cape Verde bearing the brunt of the effects of climate change

https://www.africanews.com/2024/05/27/cape-verde-bearing-the-brunt-of-the-effects-of-climate-change/

23. World ignoring risk of Sudan genocide – UN expert

https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/c511vgzvl2eo