Tag: Afghanistan Crisis

CIA Chief Holds Important Meetings With Pak, India on Afghanistan
CIA Chief Holds Important Meetings With Pak and India on Afghanistan

In view of the developing situation in Afghanistan with the interim Taliban government being questioned broadly by the western countries, including the US, CIA Director Willian Burns flew to Pakistan and India recently to have important meetings and consultations on the way forward for the war-torn nation.

  • Saturday, 11 September 2021
Afghanistan Men’s Cricket In Jeopardy
Afghanistan Men’s Cricket In Jeopardy As Taliban Decree Bars Women To Play

Under the new Taliban regime, it is most likely that women in Afghanistan will not be allowed to play cricket or participate in any sport. As per the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) rule, the situation could put the future of the country’s men’s international team in jeopardy

  • Friday, 10 September 2021
Pakistan Rejects Reports Alluding To Its Involvement In Panjshir Valley Offensive
Pakistan Rejects Reports Alluding To Its Involvement In Panjshir Valley Offensive

The Taliban insurgents seized control of Afghanistan in mid-August, ousting the previous elected leadership which was backed by the West.

  • Friday, 10 September 2021
Taliban closes bank accounts of former Afghan government officials
Taliban Closes Bank Accounts Of Ex-Afghan Govt Officials

There was however no official comment on the development from Da Afghanistan Bank, the country's Central Bank.

  • Friday, 10 September 2021
UN Women Chief Asks Taliban To Respect Rights Of Afghan Women
UN Women Chief Asks Taliban To Respect Rights Of Afghan Women

There can be little credibility for promises made by the Taliban authorities to respect the rights of women and girls while such flagrant violations take place with impunity.

  • Friday, 10 September 2021
Taliban Omits Ministry For Women, UN Body Says It's A Violation Of International Treaty
Taliban Omits Ministry For Women, UN Body Says It's A Violation Of International Treaty

Taliban leaders have stated that women will play a prominent role in society in Afghanistan and have access to education. But they have not been involved in talks over forming a government.

  • Thursday, 09 September 2021
India, Russia To Discuss Afghanistan Crisis At NSA Level Meeting
India, Russia To Discuss Afghanistan Crisis At NSA Level Meeting

India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that the Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, General Nikolay Patrushev, has arrived here on Tuesday on a two-day visit for a high-level India-Russia inter-governmental consultation on the invitation of India's National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval.

  • Wednesday, 08 September 2021
Taliban Name Caretaker Cabinet That Pays Homage To Old Guard
Taliban Name Caretaker Cabinet That Pays Homage To Old Guard

Interim Prime Minister Mullah Hasan Akhund headed the Taliban government in Kabul during the last years of its rule. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, who had led talks with the United States and signed the deal that led to America's final withdrawal from Afghanistan, will be one of two deputies to Akhund.

  • Tuesday, 07 September 2021
Taliban Plan To Announce Inclusive Caretaker Govt In Afghanistan
Taliban Plan To Announce Inclusive Caretaker Govt In Afghanistan

The Taliban have said that they are planning and working towards an inclusive caretaker government in Afghanistan, which would include leaders from all ethnicities and tribal backgrounds.

  • Tuesday, 07 September 2021
Protests in Kabul against Pakistan dropping bombs in Panjshir
Protests In Kabul Against Pakistan Dropping Bombs In Panjshir

The protestors have gathered at the gate of the Pakistani embassy in Kabul and said that they do not support a puppet government in Afghanistan and asked for an inclusive government.

  • Tuesday, 07 September 2021
Afghan Crisis: Panjshir Resistance Refutes Taliban Claim
Afghan Crisis: Panjshir Resistance Refutes Taliban Claim

In the last night's conflict in Panjshir province, a key commander of the resistance forces, General Abdul Wodod, and the spokesperson of the forces, Fahim Dashti, were killed.

  • Monday, 06 September 2021
Panjshir
Taliban Say They Took Panjshir, Last Holdout Afghan Province

The anti-Taliban forces had been led by the former vice president, Amrullah Saleh, and also the son of the iconic anti-Taliban fighter Ahmad Shah Massoud who was killed just days before the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the United States.

  • Monday, 06 September 2021
 Guns fall silent for now in Panjshir as talks with Taliban begin
Open To Peace Talks With Taliban, Says Afghan Resistance Front Leader

The Islamist group took control of the rest of Afghanistan three weeks ago, taking power in Kabul on August 15 following the collapse of the Western-backed government.

  • Monday, 06 September 2021
Afghan Women Demand Inclusion In New Taliban Govt
Afghan Women Demand Inclusion In New Taliban Govt

A group of Afghan women staged a rally in Kabul demanding the inclusion of females in the country's new government headed by the Taliban

  • Saturday, 04 September 2021
Fierce Fighting In Panjshir; Both Taliban, Resistance Claim 'Upper Hand'
Fierce Fighting In Panjshir; Both Taliban, Resistance Claim 'Upper Hand'

Ali Nazari, a spokesperson for the National Resistance Front (NRF) fighters, told BBC World News that the rebels had pushed the Taliban on the back foot.

  • Saturday, 04 September 2021
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