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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

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

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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

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

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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

Taliban to female Kabul city workers: Stay home

Hamdullah Namony told reporters Sunday that only women who could not be replaced by men have been permitted to report to work

19 Sep 2021 2:25 PM

'Suffered most' from Afghan war, says Pakistan citing USD 150 bln financial losses

Afghans and the previous Kabul government had blamed Pakistan for its proxy war in Afghanistan

19 Sep 2021 11:49 AM

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Afghan crisis main focus at Dushanbe SCO meeting today

The SCO summit itself is being held in a hybrid format, which means that some leaders will also attend in person

17 Sep 2021 8:09 AM

Taliban leader Mullah Baradar named among 100 most influential people of 2021

Baradar is considered to be a quiet, secretive man who rarely gives public statements

16 Sep 2021 12:10 PM

One month after fall of Kabul, economic crisis stalks Taliban

Impromptu markets where people sell household goods for cash have sprung up across Kabul, although buyers are in short supply

15 Sep 2021 11:21 AM

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

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