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Will Not Allow Use Of Afghan Soil To Launch Attacks On Other Countries: Taliban Supreme Leader

In a message issued ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, the reclusive Taliban chief also called on other countries not to interfere in Afghanistan’s internal matters

07 July 2022

Death Toll In Afghan Mosque Bombing Rises To 33, Taliban Say

A Taliban official says a bombing at a mosque and religious school in northern Afghanistan on Friday killed at least 33 people, including students of a religious school.


India sends wheat to Afghanistan via Pakistan

First Shipment Of 2,500 MT Of Wheat From India Reaches Jalalabad

On February 12, the Indian government had inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the WFP for the distribution of wheat within Afghanistan.


Increasing Attempt To Remove Women From Public Life In Afghanistan, Says India

The Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan in mid-August 2021 after seizing the capital Kabul, bringing to a swift end almost 20 years of a US-led coalition's presence in the war-torn country.

01 July 2022

A Taliban fighter patrols Kabul

Taliban Break Promise On Higher Education For Afghan Girls

Afghanistan's Taliban rulers unexpectedly decided against reopening schools Wednesday to girls above the sixth grade.


Immigrants Welcome Afghan Refugees, Inspired By Own Journeys

Tram Pham tears up recalling how tough life was at first in the U.S. But she also remembers the joy she felt as a 22-year-old refugee from Vietnam when a nurse spoke to her in her native language and guided her through a...

28 December 2021

Survivors Dig By Hand After Afghanistan Earthquake Killing 1,000 People

The earthquake was Afghanistan's deadliest in two decades, and officials said the toll could rise.

23 June 2022

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Taliban Run Government Dissolves Election Commissions In Afghanistan

The international community is waiting before extending formal recognition to Afghanistan's new rulers.

26 December 2021

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18 December 2021
Pakistan To Rally Muslim Countries To Help Afghanistan

Pakistan To Rally Muslim Countries To Help Afghanistan

Pakistan is rallying Muslim countries to help Afghanistan stave off an economic and humanitarian disaster while also cajoling the neighboring country's new...


15 December 2021
Afghanistan: 'Taliban Were Invited', Says Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai

Afghanistan: 'Taliban Were Invited', Says Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai

Afghanistan's former President Hamid Karzai said: 'Afghans have lost lives on all sides. . .The Afghan army has suffered. Afghan police have suffered, Taliban...


03 December 2021
Taliban Chief Bans Forced Marriage Of Women In Afghanistan, Says Both Women And Men Should Be Equal

Taliban Chief Bans Forced Marriage Of Women In Afghanistan, Says Both Women And Men Should Be Equal

Forced remarriage is a big problem in Afghanistan as the iternally displaced marry off their young daughters in exchange for a bride-price that can be used to...


23 November 2021
Afghan Referee Sees No Fair Play In European Union Border Policies

Afghan Referee Sees No Fair Play In European Union Border Policies

Upon leaving Afghanistan four years ago, Ibrahim Rasool first went to Iran, then to Turkey and Greece. He came to Bosnia two months ago through Albania and...


22 November 2021
Taliban's Fresh Diktat To TV Networks: Stop 'Immoral' Broadcasts Featuring Women Actors

Taliban's Fresh Diktat To TV Networks: Stop 'Immoral' Broadcasts Featuring Women Actors

Taliban has said that these directives are not obligatory, rather 'a religious guideline'. It has also asked women journalists on television to wear hijabs.


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20 November 2021
Gujarat Emerges As A Fertile Landing Ground For Narcotics Smuggling From Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran

Gujarat Emerges As A Fertile Landing Ground For Narcotics Smuggling From Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran

The NCB sources say that Pakistan’s ISI is using the network of the Dawood gang to smuggle narcotics via Gujarat.


06 November 2021
Why Is NSA Ajit Doval Hosting A Security Meet On Afghanistan On Nov 10?

Why Is NSA Ajit Doval Hosting A Security Meet On Afghanistan On Nov 10?

The Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan is organised at a time the ISIS-K is fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan to gain control of territory and...


19 October 2021
US Envoy For Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad Resigns, His Deputy Takes Over

US Envoy For Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad Resigns, His Deputy Takes Over

Criticized heavily for his Trump-Taliban deal, US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad Resigned on Monday. He is replaced by Thomas West, who previously...


15 October 2021
Explosion Inside Afghanistan Mosque During Friday Congregation Prayers Leaves 37 Dead

Explosion Inside Afghanistan Mosque During Friday Congregation Prayers Leaves 37 Dead

The attack on the Imam Barga mosque came a week after a bombing claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate killed 46 people at a Shiite mosque in northern...


15 October 2021
Over 100 Afghanistan 'Football Family' Members Evacuated: FIFA

Over 100 Afghanistan 'Football Family' Members Evacuated: FIFA

The evacuation, especially of women footballers, was necessitated by Taliban's takeover of the strife-torn country in August this year.


12 October 2021
Prevent Afghan Territory From Becoming Source Of Terrorism: PM Modi At G20 Summit

Prevent Afghan Territory From Becoming Source Of Terrorism: PM Modi At G20 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also called for urgent and unhindered humanitarian assistance to Afghan citizens.


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12 October 2021
Jaishankar In Central Asia Again As India Reaches Out To Afghanistan's Neighbours

Jaishankar In Central Asia Again As India Reaches Out To Afghanistan's Neighbours

This is the foreign minister’s third visit to the central Asian region since the crisis in Afghanistan.


12 October 2021
Taliban Is Expected To Meet EU Representatives After Recently Meeting With German Delegation

Taliban Is Expected To Meet EU Representatives After Recently Meeting With German Delegation

Following the discussions, the German delegation said the Taliban government is a "reality." The group took over Afghanistan on August 15 as the US and NATO...


10 October 2021
Taliban Rules Out Cooperation With US Ahead Of First Direct Talks Since Afghan Exit

Taliban Rules Out Cooperation With US Ahead Of First Direct Talks Since Afghan Exit

Senior Taliban officials and US representatives are meeting on Saturday and Sunday in Doha, the capital of the Persian Gulf state of Qatar.


09 October 2021
T20 World Cup: ACB Appoints Andy Flower As Afghanistan Team Consultant

T20 World Cup: ACB Appoints Andy Flower As Afghanistan Team Consultant

Flower, who had captained Zimbabwe during his playing days, represented the country in 63 Tests and 213 ODIs before switching to coaching.


09 October 2021
US To Hold Talks With Taliban Officials On Evacuees, First Since Afghan Exit

US To Hold Talks With Taliban Officials On Evacuees, First Since Afghan Exit

The focus of talks in Doha, Qatar, would be holding Afghanistan's Taliban leaders to commitments that they would allow Americans and other foreign nationals to...


09 October 2021
IS Claims Afghan Mosque Attack, Challenges Taliban

IS Claims Afghan Mosque Attack, Challenges Taliban

The region's IS affiliate identified the bomber as a Uygher Muslim and said the attack targeted both Shiites and the Taliban for their purported willingness to...


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