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Afghanistan: Taliban Refuses Washington Partnership for Curbing Terrorism
The Taliban has announced that it has no intention of working with the United States to counter extremist threats in the country. The Islamic State (IS) has increasingly been carrying out numerous attacks in Afghanistan,...
Bomb Attack on Kabul Mosque Kills Five, IS Militants Suspected
At least five civilians were killed in a bomb explosion at the Eid Gah Mosque in Kabul on Oct. 3, according to Taliban officials. The explosion is believed to have targeted a funeral service held...
Taliban Rule Incites Terror Among Afghan Civilians
As nations withdraw from a fallen Afghanistan, a rift of safety and security has opened in the country, leaving many at risk of being oppressed by the Taliban’s draconian practices and punishments. With the former...
The Taliban is showing signs of reinstating its brutal tactics, which goes against its promise of a more moderate approach.
Taliban Hangs Bodies of Alleged Kidnappers in Shocking Display of Brutality
After the U.S. began withdrawing from Afghanistan, the Taliban wasted no time regaining control of the country. The capital city of Kabul was seized on Aug. 15 and eventually formed a government. The Taliban promised...
Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin, shown questioning a hearing witness on May 14, 2020 in Washington DC.
US Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullins ‘Completely Safe’ After Reported Lost on a ‘Rogue Mission’ in Afghanistan
Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullins has resurfaced, albeit via social media. The last sighting of the Oklahoma Republican congressman was at the US embassy in Tajikistan, where an embassy employee said Mullins argued with him regarding...
Biden warned of another attack at the Kabul airport.
Fatal Rocket Incident Northwest of Kabul Airport May Have Been Linked to Militants
A rocket fell on a neighborhood located northwest of the Kabul airport on Aug. 29, killing one child. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack. However, militants are known to have fired rockets in...
Following the Deadly Attack on Kabul’s Airport, Rivalry Between ISIS-K and the Taliban Takes Center Stage
Following the deadly suicide bombings at Kabul’s airport on August 26 that left at least 100 people dead including 13 U.S. Marines, ISIS-K and its rivalry with the Taliban has taken center stage in the...
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Taliban Declares ‘Islamic Emirate’ of Afghanistan
Having regained control over Afghanistan and toppling the U.S.-backed government, the Taliban resurrected its old name for the country, “The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan”, on Thursday, Aug. 19. Zabihullah Mujahid, frontman of the Taliban, shared...
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Taliban Murdering Afghans Caught With Bibles on Their Phones
After seizing control of Afghanistan on Aug. 15, the Taliban is reportedly killing people found possessing copies of the Bible in their phones. Before being repulsed by armed forces of the United States in 2001,...
Canada Has ‘No Plans’ to Recognize Taliban as Afghanistan Government
Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, said on Tuesday that the Government of Canada has “no plans” to recognize the Taliban as Afghanistan’s government following the terrorist organization’s rapid march across Afghanistan which culminated in Afghanistan’s...
Taiwan miltary refuff claims Afghanistan fate
Taiwan Rebuffs Chinese Propaganda Claims That Afghanistan’s Fate Is an ‘Omen’ for the Island
Communist Party-run outlets in China are touting the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan as a sign of things to come for Taiwan if war breaks out between the self-ruled island and the People’s Republic of China,...
Kabul in Chaos as Taliban Storms Afghan Capital, Thousands Attempt Escape to US-Held Airport
The Taliban’s fierce march across Afghanistan has ended in the capital city of Kabul, months earlier than first expected, forcing thousands of men, women and children to attempt to flee creating chaos in the streets...