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British envoy meets senior Taliban officials in Kabul
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British envoy meets senior Taliban officials in Kabul

According to Taliban officials the meeting contained detailed discussion on solving terrorism and humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. Treatment of minorities and women under the Taliban rule were also topics of discussion UK envoy shaking hands with Minister of Foreign Affairs Amir Khan Muttaqi On Tuesday October 5, A high ranked British envoy went onto meet senior Taliban officials in Kabul. This was the first time since Taliban capture of the country that a British officer was there. These talks were just another one of Taliban's effort to gain international legitimacy and better relations. The British envoy was UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's high representative for Afghanistan. Taliban which already has a tarnished reputation is now looking forward to friendly relations w...
Taliban praised Pakistan for providing global support
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Taliban praised Pakistan for providing global support

On Sunday, Taliban Deputy Information Minister, Zabihullah Mujahid praised Pakistan for supporting Afghanistan internationally. Zabihullah in an interview with Pakistani media, said that Pakistan has demanded countries to develop better ties with Afghanistan. Afghanistan Acting Deputy Information Minister Zabihullah Mujahid KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - On Sunday 26th September, Zabihullah Mujahid, Afghanistan's Information Minister, spoke to the Pakistani media. Like most of its recent interviews, Taliban in this one also had a friendly approach towards forming international relations. The information minister in his interview said that he was thankful of Pakistan's stance regarding Afghanistan. Zabihullah in the meeting also said that Taliban want healthy relations with other countrie...
4 Taliban arrested for removing Pakistani flag from trucks
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4 Taliban arrested for removing Pakistani flag from trucks

"This incident must have hurt the sentiments of our neighboring country for which we apologize", said Taliban spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid Taliban men removing a Pakistani flag from an aid truck sent in from Pakistan AFGHANISTAN - On Sunday September 19th, several Taliban men patrolling near the Torkham border removed a Pakistani flag from a truck. The men after removing the flag, celebrated by hoisting a gun in the air and then allowed for the truck coming from Pakistan to pass. The truck was one of 17 aid trucks that Pakistani government sent to Afghanistan. https://twitter.com/HizbkKhan/status/1440247665241985032 A video of the men removing the flag soon started surfacing on Twitter. It soon met an enraged reaction on the Pakistani social media and people criticized ...
Taliban claim complete control over Panjshir province
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Taliban claim complete control over Panjshir province

The resistance headed by the son of Ahmed Shah Massoud denies Taliban claims to take over Panjshir. Says the fight against the Taliban will continue. Anti Taliban resistance troops training in Panjshir On Monday, the Afghan Taliban claimed that they have now complete control over the Panjshir province located near Kabul. Panjshir, since Taliban capture of Kabul was the only place that Taliban fighters were unable to enter however now with Panjshir in their hands, they claim the complete capture of Afghanistan. The famed Taliban spokesman named 'Zabihullah Mujahid' confirmed this claim. He said, "With this victory, our country is completely taken out of the quagmire of war". Photos of Taliban in front of the Panjshir Provincial Governor's ground further strengthened the claims. ...
Taliban celebrate as the last US troops leave Afghanistan
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Taliban celebrate as the last US troops leave Afghanistan

US troops invaded Afghanistan 20 years ago and overturned Taliban rule. They however have finally given up on the war and have left Afghanistan upon President Biden orders. KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - On 31st August, the Pentagon announced that the last of US troops present in Kabul have left the country and are on their way to the US. Taliban Mujahedeen, upon hearing this announcement started their celebrations. The Kabul night sky lighted up with endless fire works. Taliban forces also seen celebrating the US departure through aerial firing from all kinds of guns left behind by the US and NATO forces. Also See: Kabul airport, suicide attack kills 182 including 169 Afghanis These huge celebrations described how important is the day for Taliban forces. The day marks the official ''En...