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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,...
Twitter Continues to Ban Trump But Allows Accounts Created by Dictators and Terrorist Organizations to Operate
Leopoldo López, one of the opposition leaders in Venezuela, recently expressed his surprise that Donald Trump has been removed from Twitter even when Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is still allowed access. He added that other...
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...
After Fall of Afghanistan, Indonesia on Guard for al-Qaeda-linked Activity, Arrests Key Leader
According to Indonesia's National Intelligence Agency spokesman Wawan Hari Purwanto, following the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, Indonesian officials have stepped up their counter-terrorism efforts "particularly toward terrorist groups that have links to the Taliban's ideology...
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...
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CCP Media Spins Communist China’s Exploitation of Afghanistan
With the U.S. withdrawing from Afghanistan, Communist China has started to position itself to benefit from the situation. CCP-backed media has run articles boasting how the presence of Chinese companies and the involvement of Beijing...
A deadly blast that resulted in the deaths of many people in Kabul happened during the evacuation process.
Taliban Adamant on Aug. 31 Deadline, Western Nations Continue Evacuation Despite Airport Blast
The Taliban has warned that there would be “consequences” in case the United States and its allies remain in Afghanistan beyond the stipulated deadline of Aug. 31. The Taliban issued the warning in the midst...
Experts are doubtful regarding Taliban’s capability in using American military tech.
Taliban Forces Overrun US Military Assets, But Can They Use the High-Tech Equipment?
As the United States nears the end of its military presence in Afghanistan, the Biden administration is being criticized for leaving high-tech military equipment behind, besides the American citizens and Afghan allies. These military assets...
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,...