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World - International
8/15/2022 4:35:00 PM
The Taliban on Monday marked a year since they seized the Afghan capital of Kabul, a rapid takeover that triggered a hasty escape of the nation's Western-backed leaders, sent the economy into a tailspin and fundamentally transformed the country.

World - International
8/14/2022 1:33:06 PM
The EU on Sunday said it was "particularly concerned" about worsening conditions for women and girls in Afghanistan after the country's ruling Taliban violently broke up a women's rally.

World - International
8/13/2022 1:34:03 PM
A year since returning to power in Afghanistan, the Taliban are a stronger military force than ever, but threats to their rule do exist.

World - Region
8/13/2022 12:19:07 PM
Taliban fighters beat women protesters and fired into the air on Saturday as they violently dispersed a rare rally in the Afghan capital, days ahead of the first anniversary of the hardline Islamists' return to power.

World - International
8/12/2022 1:12:53 PM
The Taliban's capture of Kabul on Aug. 15, 2021 brought the hardline movement back into power in Afghanistan nearly 20 years after they were toppled by the U.S. invasion following the 9/11 attacks. The year since has been disastrous for the country.

World - Region
8/9/2022 4:04:06 PM
A suicide bomber targeted a security convoy in a former Pakistani Taliban stronghold in northwestern Pakistan, killing four soldiers, officials said Tuesday.

World - International
8/8/2022 2:54:02 PM
A late night roadside bombing in eastern Afghanistan struck a vehicle carrying members of the Pakistani Taliban group, killing a senior leader and three other militants, several Pakistani officials and militant figures said Monday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/5/2022 3:11:00 PM
The killing of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri in Kabul has more to do with the US administration than with Al-Qaeda, senior researcher Amal Moukhtar tells Al-Ahram Weekly.

World - International
8/4/2022 3:02:35 PM
The Taliban said Thursday they are investigating what they described as ``claims'' that al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri was killed in a U.S. drone strike in the Afghan capital.

World - International
8/2/2022 2:50:17 PM
The U.S. drone strike that killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri on the balcony of a Kabul safe house intensified global scrutiny Tuesday of Afghanistan's Taliban rulers and further undermined their efforts to secure international recognition and desperately needed aid.

World - International
8/2/2022 12:57:42 PM
Many Afghans expressed shock or doubt Tuesday that Al-Qaeda's chief had been killed in Kabul by a US drone strike, saying they couldn't believe Ayman Al-Zawahiri had been hiding in their midst.

World - International
8/2/2022 11:36:23 AM
Despite a $25 million US bounty on his head, Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri apparently felt comfortable enough with the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan to move into a home in Kabul where he would regularly appear out in the open, on his balcony.

World - Region
7/31/2022 4:44:58 PM
Iranian border guards clashed Sunday with the Afghan Taliban, Iranian media reported, the latest cross-border exchange since the former insurgents seized power in neighboring Afghanistan a year ago.

World - International
7/2/2022 5:09:39 PM
A three-day assembly of Islamic clerics and tribal elders in the Afghan capital concluded Saturday with pledges of support for the Taliban and calls on the international community to recognize the country's Taliban-led government.

World - International
6/23/2022 9:46:35 AM
Survivors dug by hand Thursday through villages in eastern Afghanistan reduced to rubble by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 1,000 people, as the Taliban and the international community that fled their takeover struggled to aid the disaster's victims.

World - International
6/22/2022 4:01:52 PM
A powerful earthquake struck a rural, mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, killing 1,000 people and injuring 1,500 more in one of the deadliest quakes in decades, the state-run news agency reported. Officials warned that the already grim toll may still rise.

World - International
6/18/2022 12:52:51 PM
Several explosions and gunfire ripped through a Sikh temple in Afghanistan's capital Saturday killing one person and wounding seven others, a Taliban official said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

World - International
6/15/2022 6:26:53 PM
The UN rights chief on Wednesday slammed the Taliban's "institutionalised systematic oppression" of women and girls in Afghanistan, warning they face a "critical" situation.

World - Region
5/25/2022 3:46:06 PM
In Afghanistan, 1.1 million children under the age of 5 will likely face the most severe form of malnutrition this year, according to the U.N., as increasing numbers of hungry, wasting-away children are brought into hospital wards.

World - International
5/22/2022 7:17:53 PM
Women television presenters on Afghanistan's leading news channels on Sunday vowed to speak up for their rights after being forced by Taliban authorities to cover their faces on air.

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