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Taliban declares victory in Panjshir, defeating Resistance Forces

Taliban declares victory in Panjshir, defeating Resistance Forces

Kabul:The Taliban have taken complete control of Panjshir province, the last area in Afghanistan being held by resistance forces, the group’s spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said on Monday, Reuters news agency reported.  According to the report, pictures on social media showed Taliban members standing in front of the gate of the Panjshir provincial governor’s compound. There […]

US drone attack kill children, civilians in Afghanistan

US drone attack kill children, civilians in Afghanistan

Kabul: Several children have been killed in a US drone attack that destroyed a car laden with explosives near the international airport in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, according to witnesses, Al Jazeera reported.  At least three children were among the six civilians who died in Sunday’s attack, witnesses said. The United States’s Central Command (Centcom) said […]

US in no hurry to recognize Taliban: Psaki

US in no hurry to recognize Taliban: Psaki

United States: Speaking at a White House press briefing on Saturday, press secretary Jen Psaki said the US and international partners have yet to recognize the Taliban, the Tolonews reported.  “There is no rush for recognition of any sort by the United States or any international partners we have talked to,” Psaki said in response […]

60 killed in two blasts outside Kabul airport in Afghanistan

60 killed in two blasts outside Kabul airport in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least 60 people have been killed in two powerful explosions outside Kabul’s international airport, medical sources have told Al Jazeera, amid a huge and chaotic evacuation effort from Afghanistan. On Thursday two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans that had flocked to Kabul’s airport, in the waning days of an airlift […]

13 people killed, 60 injured in massive blast near Kabul airport: Report

13 people killed, 60 injured in massive blast near Kabul airport: Report

Kabul: At least 13 people have been killed in two powerful explosions outside Kabul’s international airport, a Taliban official has said, amid a huge and chaotic evacuation effort from Afghanistan, the Al Jazeera reported.  A “complex attack” on Thursday at the airport in Afghanistan’s capital caused a number of US and civilian casualties, the Pentagon […]

‘Will not interfere in Afghanistan’s domestic affairs’- Russian President

‘Will not interfere in Afghanistan’s domestic affairs’- Russian President

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the situation in Afghanistan is “difficult and alarming,” according to Russia’s Tass News Agency.  “You know how difficult and alarming the situation in Afghanistan currently is. We are keeping a close eye on this situation, actively cooperating with our allies in the Collective Security Treaty Organization […]

1 million Afghan children could die of malnutrition, warns UNICEF

1 million Afghan children could die of malnutrition, warns UNICEF

Kabul: An estimated one million Afghan children are projected to suffer from severe acute malnutrition over the course of this year and could die without treatment, the UN warned on Monday, the Anadolu Agency reported.  In a statement, reports said, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore said around 10 million children across Afghanistan need humanitarian assistance […]