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World - International
10/6/2021 3:07:03 PM
The arrests came as the Taliban leadership, which assumed control of the country after seizing the capital on Aug. 15, grapples with a growing security threat from the group known as Islamic State Khorasan, an IS affiliate.

World - Region
10/5/2021 3:39:26 PM
Simon Gass, the UK's representative for Afghan transition, spoke to deputy prime ministers Abdul Ghani Baradar and Abdul Salam Hanafi, the British foreign office said

World - International
10/5/2021 1:13:38 PM
Fearing a crackdown on music by the country's new leaders, a total 101 members of Afghanistan's top musical institute landed in Doha on Sunday evening, Ahmad Sarmast said

World - International
10/5/2021 10:29:07 AM
Taliban forces unlawfully killed 13 ethnic Hazaras, most of them Afghan soldiers who had surrendered to the insurgents, a prominent rights group said Tuesday.

World - International
10/4/2021 11:18:49 AM
The Taliban said on Monday they had destroyed an Islamic State cell in the Afghan capital, hours after a suspected IS attack on a mosque killed five people.

World - International
10/3/2021 3:47:39 PM
A bomb exploded in the entrance of a mosque in the Afghan capital on Sunday leaving a number of civilians dead, a Taliban spokesman said.

World - Region
10/2/2021 6:50:35 PM
Gunmen shot and killed two Taliban fighters and two civilians on Saturday in the eastern city of Jalalabad, a Taliban official said.

World - International
10/2/2021 3:33:20 PM
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for killing a member of Pakistan's minority Sikh community earlier in the week in the northwestern city of Peshawar

World - International
10/2/2021 3:21:22 PM
Afghan interpreters who worked for the Netherlands have been summoned to appear in court by the Taliban who have threatened their families, Dutch public television NOS reported on Friday

World - International
10/1/2021 6:00:37 PM
Taliban fighters raided a hideout of the Islamic State group north of the Afghan capital on Friday, killing and arresting an unspecified number of militants, a Taliban spokesman said

World - International
10/1/2021 3:35:52 PM
In a school in a remote corner of the Afghan capital, a cacophony of children's voices recite Islam's holiest book

World - International
10/1/2021 2:26:20 PM
President Joe Biden's popularity has slumped after a slew of challenges in recent weeks at home and abroad for the leader who pledged to bring the country together and restore competence in government, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research

World - International
10/1/2021 1:08:33 PM
Pakistan wants the European Union to revise its plan to step up human rights monitoring under the new Taliban leadership in Afghanistan, in part by taking into account socio-economic concerns in a country hoping to emerge from decades of war and instability

Opinion -
10/1/2021 1:05:00 PM
Music, art and cultural heritage in general have no value among Islamist sects, be they ISIS fanatics who beheaded Yazidi artists in Iraq and banned music in weddings and other social activities in Yemen, or Muslim Brothers who closed down the Opera House and fired its director when they came to power in Egypt.

World - International
9/30/2021 9:23:38 PM
The Pentagon plans to rely on air strikes to prevent a resurgence of Al-Qaeda now that US troops have left Afghanistan, but experts and some lawmakers are skeptical about the effectiveness of the so-called "over-the-horizon" strategy

World - International
9/30/2021 6:32:59 PM
The Taliban on Thursday ordered their fighters to leave private homes they had taken over during last month's blitz when the group seized control of Afghanistan, an apparent effort to impose order among Taliban ranks

World - Region
9/30/2021 4:09:57 PM
Qatar's top diplomat on Thursday labelled a recent string of rights abuses in Afghanistan "disappointing" and called on the Taliban leadership to look to Doha for how to run an Islamic system.

World - International
9/30/2021 1:30:55 PM
Daniel Byman, Georgetown University political science professor and a member of the National Commission on the 9/11 attacks, talked to Ahram Online about the future of the Taliban, their relationship to Al-Qaeda, and whether the US's withdrawal from Afghanistan gives the terrorist group freedom of action to renew attacks on the West and the region.

World - International
9/29/2021 12:18:55 PM
While the economy teeters on the brink of collapse, vendors at an opium market in southern Afghanistan say prices for their goods have skyrocketed since the Taliban takeover

World - International
9/28/2021 7:36:24 PM
In their first congressional testimony on the tumultuous final months of America's longest war, top U.S. military officers on Tuesday acknowledged misjudging the fragility of Afghanistan's army and said they believed the U.S. should have kept at least several thousand troops in the country to prevent a rapid takeover by the Taliban

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