Help Kabul, Muslim countries bordering Afghanistan urged

*This article written by Minderjeet Kaur covering Bait Al-Amanah’s recent webinar was published in Free Malaysia Today. Muslim countries bordering Afghanistan must help their troubled neighbour and realise that Kabul’s peace and prosperity will ensure their own well-being, former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. He said the Afghan peace process should be intensified, especially with the Afghans now knowing fully well that the future of their nation and people li

Afghanistan At The Crossroad Between Peace And Civil War

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool We are at a very important juncture in the history of Afghanistan, its people, the region, and the Muslim ummah. Afghanistan had been ravaged by decades of occupation and wars since 1978 that began with the Saur Revolution and continued with the Soviet-Afghan war, civil wars, and the United States invasion of Afghanistan in 2001. Now, after 20 years, the US Government have announced their military withdrawal from Afghanistan. This means, f

Afghanistan Post US Military Withdrawal: The Prospect of Peace

In a strategic partnership, Bait Al-Amanah (House of Trust) and Afghan Peace Mediation Team are organizing a virtual conference themed “Afghanistan Post US Military Withdrawal: The Prospect of Peace” taking place on the 5th of August 2021. This dialogue seeks to discuss the US military’s withdrawal from Afghanistan on the coming 11th September and how such move may affect the ongoing peace process along with its regional stability. We will also touch on the challenges of nego

Malaysia must be a voice for peace in Afghanistan

*Photo Credit: Reuters By Dr Abdul Razak Ahmad (Founding Director of Bait Al Amanah) Earlier last month, the Turkish government announced that Turkey would be hosting and facilitating a new round of peace talks between the government of Afghanistan and the Taliban sometime in April this year. The upcoming talks aim to complement and reinforce previous meetings held in Qatar. With this Ankara initiative, it is expected that the parties involved would be able to further solidif