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US warns of Afghanistan civil war

Taliban fighters advanced deep into the last holdout province of Panjshir Sunday, as the top US general warned Afghanistan faces a wider civil war that would offer fertile ground for a resurgence of ...

Still frame from an undated video seen by Reuters shows people standing next to Humvees adorned with the Taliban flag on the mountaintops close to Golbahar, near the southern entrance of Panjshir valley, Afghanistan. Video obtained from social media.

In 'pain and anger', Pentagon looks to lessons of 20-year war

US defence chiefs said they felt pain and anger Wednesday and would humbly study the lessons of the Afghan war after leaving the country under control of the Taliban, whom they fought for 20 years

In this file photo taken on 6 June 2019, US soldiers look out over hillsides during a visit of the commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan general Scott Miller at the Afghan National Army (ANA) checkpoint in Nerkh district of Wardak province.

Haqqani network: Afghanistan's most feared militants

Some of the Taliban's top leaders are gathering in Kabul to discuss the formation of a new Afghan government -- including a representative from the Haqqani network, the country's most feared militants

Haqqani network: Afghanistan's most feared militants

UN chief ready to talk to Taliban

Guterres said he was ready to speak with the Taliban himself "when it is clear with whom should I speak, for what purpose." For now, UN officials in Kabul have been in close contact with the Taliban, ...

UN chief ready to talk to Taliban

Return of the Taliban: Police see causes for concern in the long run

There are apprehensions of extremist outfits in Bangladesh rearing their heads with the takeover of state power by the Taliban

Taliban men with arms

Biden defends US pullout from Afghanistan despite panic in Kabul

US president Joe Biden on Monday defended the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan after the Taliban's stunning military takeover that triggered panic in Kabul

US President Joe Biden speaks about the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan from the East Room of the White House 16 August, 2021

Afghan forces kill 30 Pakistani nationals affiliated to Al Qaeda

The defence ministry of Afghanistan has said that some 30 Pakistani nationals affiliated to Al Qaeda have been killed in air strikes

In this file photo taken on 1 August 2021, Afghan National Army commando forces stand guard along a road amid ongoing fighting between Taliban and Afghan security forces in the Enjil district of Herat province

'Pro Al-Qaeda group conducting militant activities in the hills'

A pro Al-Qaeda militant group is conducting extremist activities in the hills under a new name

'Pro Al-Qaeda group conducting militant activities in the hills'

Russia-led CSTO ready to act if Afghan border unravels

The US exit from Afghanistan is a headache for Moscow which fears spiralling fighting may push refugees into Central Asia, create a jihadist threat and even stir civil war in one ex-Soviet state

Russia-led CSTO ready to act if Afghan border unravels

We did not go to Afghanistan to nation build: Joe Biden

Taliban fighters seized control on Thursday of a district in western Afghanistan that includes a major border crossing with Iran, Afghan security officials said

US president Joe Biden delivers remarks on the administration's continued drawdown efforts in Afghanistan in a speech from the East Room at the White House in Washington US, on 8 July 2021
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