Flight leaving Kabul brings hope to Afghanistan

Flight leaving Kabul brings hope to Afghanistan

Ten days after the evacuation from Afghanistan ended, the first international flight took off from Kabul airport on September 9. The Qatar Airways flight carrying US, Canadian and British citizens was hailed by many as a sign that Taliban-run Afghanistan …

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US praises Taliban for ‘professional’ evacuation support

US praises Taliban for 'professional' evacuation support

Washington praised the Taliban’s professionalism and cooperation in facilitating the first evacuation of Americans since the country’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. US National Security Council spokeswoman Emily Horne said on September 9 that the evacuation flight departing from the Afghan capital …

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Taliban accused of beating journalists

Taliban accused of beating journalists

The Taliban are accused of beating two journalists while they were detained for covering the protests, with photos posted online as evidence. “One of the Taliban stepped on my head and pressed my face to the concrete. They kicked me …

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The Taliban’s interim government is all men

The Taliban's interim government is all men

Mullah Hassan Akhund (right), newly appointed to the new Afghan government, meets Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan in 1999 – Photo: AFP “We will try to bring people from other parts of the country (into the government),” said Taliban …

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Taliban announces new government

Taliban announces new government

The Taliban announced Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund as the new prime minister, while other key members were appointed to key positions. The announcement was made by Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid during a press conference to announce the first members of …

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Taliban opened fire to disperse protesters

Taliban opened fire to disperse protesters

Taliban gunmen fired into the air to disperse protesters gathered in front of the Pakistani embassy in Kabul. At least 70 Afghans, mostly women, on September 7 gathered in front of the Pakistani embassy in the capital, Kabul, holding banners …

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Taliban declare full control of Panjshir . province

Taliban declare full control of Panjshir . province

Members of the anti-Taliban resistance movement take a rest while patrolling a road in Panjshir province, Afghanistan. “With this victory, our country has completely come out of the quagmire of war,” Mujahid said. According to Reuters news agency, photos on …

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