Taliban in Afghanistan

PM Imran Khan announces special cell to address Afghanistan-related matters in Pakistan

The decision came after Pakistan PM Imran Khan held a discussion with the National Security Committee to discuss several security issues in view of the ongoing situation in Afghanistan.

published on : 9th October 2021

Taliban says it won't work with US to contain Islamic State

Islamic State has carried out relentless assaults on the country's Shiite Muslims since emerging in eastern Afghanistan in 2014.

published on : 9th October 2021

Thousands of Afghans received humanitarian assistance: UN agency

Afghanistan was already among the world's worst humanitarian situations prior to the Taliban assuming power in August, which has deepened existing needs and vulnerabilities.

published on : 9th October 2021

'We want freedom': Anxiety and fear for women in Taliban stronghold grows

Most girls around the country have been barred from attending secondary school, and most women have been unable to return to work.

published on : 9th October 2021

Taliban arrest four IS members as extremist threat grows

The extremist group has ramped up attacks since the Taliban consolidated power following the U.S. exit.

published on : 6th October 2021

'Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan' appointed envoy seeks UN recognition

Suhail Shaheen, the Taliban spokesman, said that since the former government of Afghanistan has collapsed, its envoy cannot represent Afghanistan, it said.

published on : 1st October 2021

Taliban order fighters out of Afghan homes they took over

The order by Taliban Prime Minister Hasan Akhund followed recent public statements by Taliban officials hinting at plans to improve organisation and marshal fighters.

published on : 30th September 2021

Legislation in US Senate seeks report on Pak's role in Taliban offensive, Islamabad says move 'unwarranted'

The Taliban swept across Afghanistan last month, seizing control of almost all key towns and cities in the backdrop of withdrawal of the US forces that began on May 1.

published on : 29th September 2021

Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin defends execution of final US airlift from Kabul

Speaking alongside Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Austin also questioned decisions made over the 20-year course of the US war in Afghanistan.

published on : 28th September 2021

India concerned about implications of changes in Afghanistan, says Foreign Secretary Shringla

'As an immediate neighbour, we are naturally concerned about the recent changes within Afghanistan and their implications for us and the region,' Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said.

published on : 20th September 2021

'Stay home': Taliban's message to women workers in Kabul

Namony's comments were another sign that the Taliban are enforcing their harsh interpretation of Islam, including restrictions on women in public life, despite their initial promises of tolerance.

published on : 19th September 2021

Afghanistan crisis: Over 24 hours in Kabul, brutality, trauma, moments of grace

And for thousands of US officials and volunteers working around the world to place Afghan refugees, there is still no rest.

published on : 4th September 2021

Afghanistan woman activist beaten up by Taliban as protest turns violent in Kabul

According to video clips shared on social media by journalists and other people, the Taliban used tear gas to disperse the all-women protest after they failed to do so after gunshots.

published on : 4th September 2021

Taliban postpone Afghanistan government formation announcement for second time

The insurgent group was expected to announce on September 4 the formation of the new government in Kabul, likely to be led by the outfit's co-founder Mulla Abdul Ghani Baradar.

published on : 4th September 2021

Taliban takeover of Afghanistan: Pakistan's powerful intel chief arrives in Kabul

The Taliban leadership had its headquarters in Pakistan and were often said to be in direct contact with the powerful Inter-Services Intelligence agency.

published on : 4th September 2021
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