Pakistan Snow Storm Kills Dozens

At least 10 children were among the dead Saturday after a snowstorm hit a Pakistani resort town, and there were indications the death toll might climb here and in snow-stricken parts of neighboring Afghanistan.

Afghan Christian refugees speak of their fear and anxiety

A family of Christian refugees who escaped Afghanistan after the Taliban took over last August has been speaking about their fear of being murdered before they could flee, and of anxiety about their uncertain future, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. The family’s full name cannot be given for security reasons.

Taliban Hunting For Christians In Afghanistan

Christians in Afghanistan have reportedly turned off their phones and moved to undisclosed locations amid an ongoing crackdown by the ruling Islamist Taliban group.

Afghani Christians facing employment discrimination and dire economic conditions

As Afghanistan descends further into chronic economic and political catastrophe, the nation’s Christians are facing hunger and even more severe employment discrimination than they were before the US withdrawal and the Taliban takeover in August, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Afghanistan ranked two on the US Open Doors Watch List 2021 of top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted – even before the Taliban took power this summer.

Isolated Christians Turn To Satellite TV

A global Christian broadcaster says “isolated Christians” in the Middle East and North Africa use visual and digital technology to keep their faith alive amid mounting persecution.

Persecuted Afghan Christian faces deportation from India back to Afghanistan

An Afghan Christian who fled to India just days before the Taliban took over her country may be deported back to Afghanistan as her visa expires shortly, International Christian Concern reports. Even before the Taliban took over, Afghanistan ranked 2 on the US Open Doors Watch List 2021 of top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted; the situation for believers is all the more intensely dangerous.

50 Die In Afghanistan Bombing

Scores of people have died in northern Afghanistan Friday in the country’s deadliest assault since US forces left, raising concerns about rising Islamic extremism.

Afghanistan: Kabul airport suicide bomber had just been freed from Bagram Air Base

The ISIS-K suicide bomber who killed 13 US service members and 170 Afghan civilians at Kabul airport on August 26 had been released from prison at the Bagram Air Base just days before the attack, Yahoo News reports. The bombing took place as the US conducted an intensely chaotic albeit massive evacuation effort as part of its final withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Kabul faces blackout as Taliban fails to pay the bills

Afghanistan’s capital could be plunged into darkness as the winter sets in because the country’s new Taliban rulers haven’t paid Central Asian electricity suppliers or resumed collecting money from consumers.

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