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Taliban urges US to release frozen funds in Doha talks

It was the second round of talks between the two sides in Qatar since the US ended its 20-year occupation of Afghanistan

01 Dec 2021 12:56 PM

Taliban signs deal with Australian company, may legalize 'cannabis processing'

The Taliban had earlier committed to crack down on cannabis and opium processing in Afghanistan

25 Nov 2021 2:32 PM

Taliban expand interim cabinet, 27 new members named

In September, the Taliban announced a new list of 17 more ministers in the caretaker Afghanistan Cabinet

23 Nov 2021 3:20 PM

Pakistan to allow India to send wheat to Afghan through its territory: Imran Khan

Currently, Pakistan only allows Afghanistan to export goods to India but doesn't allow any other two-way trade through the border crossing

23 Nov 2021 1:20 PM

Iraqi prime minister survives assassination bid with drones

The attack was a major escalation amid tensions sparked by the refusal of Iran-backed militias to accept parliamentary election results

07 Nov 2021 10:40 AM

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Senior Taliban commander among dead in hospital attack

At least 19 people were killed on Tuesday in the attack claimed by the Taliban's hardline rivals, the Islamic State-Khorasan

03 Nov 2021 11:14 AM

Taliban supreme leader makes first public appearance

Akhundzada has been the spiritual chief of the Islamist movement since 2016 but has remained a reclusive figure

31 Oct 2021 1:40 PM

Zalmay Khalilzad resigns as special Afghan envoy, replaced by Thomas West

Thomas West had previously served as the Deputy Special Representative

19 Oct 2021 11:01 AM

Pakistan opens air route to Afghanistan for commercial cargo

Earlier on Thursday, Pakistan International Airlines said that it had immediately suspended its operation in Kabul citing 'security reasons'

17 Oct 2021 4:06 PM

US, Taliban to hold first talks since Afghanistan withdrawal

Since the Taliban took power, IS extremists have ramped up attacks on the militant group, as well as ethnic and religious minorities

09 Oct 2021 10:54 AM

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Nothing changed between Taliban of 1990s and 2021: Report

Quraishi on Thursday that nothing has changed from how the outfit ruled that country in the 1990s

08 Oct 2021 4:40 PM

Taliban leaders meet with UK, Iran delegations amid economic woes

The meeting marked Britain’s first diplomatic visit to the country since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan following the U.S. exit

06 Oct 2021 11:02 AM

Death toll in Cyclone Shaheen now 5 as storm moves into Oman

The Emirates, home to Abu Dhabi and Dubai, had issued warnings to residents that the storm was coming

04 Oct 2021 11:15 AM

Taliban rally outside Kabul as they consolidate rule

The rally was the first of its kind in the capital since Taliban seized control of the country 7 weeks ago following a lightning offensive

03 Oct 2021 1:08 PM

Rights group expresses concern over Taliban's new media rules

As per the regulations, journalists are required to 'ensure that their reporting is balanced'

01 Oct 2021 12:54 PM

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Turkey, Uzbekistan to resume flights to Kabul; India yet to decide on services

It will be the first time Kabul is hosting commercial flights from the two countries after the Taliban takeover

30 Sep 2021 12:38 PM

Taliban issue no-shave order to barbers in Afghan province

During the Taliban's previous rule, the conservative Islamists demanded that men grow beards

28 Sep 2021 12:18 PM

Taliban to change Afghan passports, national identity cards

Deputy Minister of information & Culture said that the documents possibly will have the name 'Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan' on them

26 Sep 2021 12:47 PM

Taliban welcomes US measure to allow humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan

Afghanistan is in complete turmoil and is in a state of chaos after the takeover of the Taliban and is in dire need of humanitarian aid

26 Sep 2021 11:26 AM

Taliban appoint deputy ministers, no woman representation in government

The list of deputy ministers signals that the Taliban have not been swayed by the international criticism

21 Sep 2021 1:20 PM

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