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Once inmates, Taliban now in charge in a Kabul prison

The Taliban now run Pul-e-Charkhi Prison, a sprawling complex on Kabul’s eastern outskirts

14 Sep 2021 11:43 AM

Afghan women should not be allowed to work alongside men, senior Taliban figure says

Since the movement swept to power, Taliban officials have said women would be able to work and study within the limits laid down by sharia

14 Sep 2021 10:04 AM

Taliban allows women to study — but there's a condition to it

The classrooms will have no men and Islamic dress is compulsory

12 Sep 2021 1:52 PM

Afghans with valid visas and passports can take evacuation flights: Taliban

Mawlawi Hafiz Mansour said the majority of Afghans waiting to take one of four evacuation flights have neither valid visas nor passports

07 Sep 2021 6:02 PM

A curtain divides male, female students as Afghan universities reopen

What happens in universities and schools across the country is being closely watched by foreign powers

07 Sep 2021 10:45 AM

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Taliban say resistance holdout Panjshir Valley 'completely captured'

The Panjshir Valley is famed for being the site of resistance to Soviet forces in the 1980s and the Taliban in the late 1990s

06 Sep 2021 10:57 AM

Taliban push deep into Afghanistan's holdout Panjshir Valley

Italian aid agency Emergency said Taliban forces had reached the village of Anabah

05 Sep 2021 11:33 AM

Google locks down Afghan govt email accounts as Taliban looks for access: Report

Around two dozen officials, with some in finance, industry, higher education and mines ministries, used Google for official communications

04 Sep 2021 10:57 AM

Senior Taliban leader meets German envoy, discusses Afghanistan situation

The leaders discussed situation in Afghanistan, reopening of Kabul Airport and the continuation of German humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

03 Sep 2021 3:01 PM

Taliban co-founder Baradar to lead new Afghanistan government, sources

Haibatullah Akhunzada, the Taliban's surpreme religious leader, will focus on religious matters and governance within the framework of Islam

03 Sep 2021 2:31 PM

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Al Qaeda praises Taliban's 'historic victory' in Afghanistan

Al Qaeda's leaders said it 'soothed' their hearts to hear verses from the Quran recited in the 'Presidential Palace' in Kabul

01 Sep 2021 2:40 PM

Taliban celebrate defeating the United States

US' longest military conflict drew to a close on Monday when its forces abandoned Kabul's airport, where it had overseen a frenzied airlift

31 Aug 2021 12:50 PM

Islamic State group claims latest Kabul attack

The attack did not halt the steady stream of U.S. military C-17 cargo jets taking off and landing at Hamid Karzai International Airport

30 Aug 2021 7:26 PM

Rockets fired at Kabul airport as US troops pull out

US forces are now focused chiefly on flying themselves and American diplomats out safely

30 Aug 2021 11:41 AM

UAE to resume visas for tourists vaccinated against Covid

Those eligible would have to be fully inoculated with one of the Covid-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organization

29 Aug 2021 1:51 PM

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US kills ISIS-K planner in drone strike

Large crowds milled around Kabul’s international airport on Friday despite repeated warnings of more terrorist attacks

28 Aug 2021 1:04 PM

Ukraine, Iran deny hijacking of evacuation plane from Afghanistan: Report

Ukraine's deputy foreign minister Yevgeny Yenin had claimed that a Ukrainian plane was hijacked in Afghanistan by unidentified people

24 Aug 2021 5:57 PM

Taliban 'intensifying' search for Afghans who helped US: UN document

The report says the group has 'priority lists' of individuals it wants to arrest

20 Aug 2021 11:17 AM

Images of women vandalised as Kabul faces up to Taliban rule

Stores begin whitewashing its outdoor walls to cover up advertisements showing the faces of smiling women in bridal regalia

19 Aug 2021 11:49 AM

Taliban sweep into Afghan capital after government collapses

Taliban official said the group would announce from the palace the restoration of the 'Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan'

16 Aug 2021 11:51 AM

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