Afghan civil war

Taliban press on, take another Afghan provincial capital

The Taliban have also not heeded appeals to return to the negotiating table and continue long-stalled peace talks with the Afghan government.

published on : 9th August 2021

'Legitimacy aspect' of who should rule Afghanistan should not be ignored, says EAM Jaishankar

India has been supporting a national peace and reconciliation process which is Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled.

published on : 9th July 2021

Taliban claims to control 85 per cent of Afghanistan; President admits to difficulties in handling situation

Taliban said fighters had seized the border town of Islam Qala -- completing an arc of territory from the Iranian border to the frontier with China.

published on : 9th July 2021

Taliban controls two-thirds of Afghan-Tajik border: Russia

This week more than 1,000 Afghan troops fled into Tajikistan after a blistering offensive by the insurgents in the north of Afghanistan. 

published on : 9th July 2021

US military mission in Afghanistan to end on August 31, says President Joe Biden

Biden also dismissed reports that the Taliban would take over the country soon after the withdrawal of the American troops from Afghanistan.

published on : 9th July 2021

Iran hosts high-level Afghan peace talks as fighting surges

The surge of fighting, and the sudden news of peace talks in Tehran, come at a critical time for the war-battered country.

published on : 7th July 2021