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Ahmad Massoud Calls For Afghan Resurrection Against Taliban
Ahmad Massoud Calls For Afghan Resurrection Against Taliban

Mujahid, speaking at a press conference, said that Panjshir province has been fully captured and added that those who have fled can still join the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.

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.

Trade Along Pak-Afghan Torkham Border Gushes After Taliban Takeover
Trade Along Pak-Afghan Torkham Border Gushes After Taliban Takeover

When asked about how he feels about the takeover of the Taliban in Afghanistan, Shinwari said that for the moment, lives are coming to ease as thousands of families living along the border on both sides, banks on the trade movements and activities.

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.

Pregnant Cop Shot
Pregnant Woman Cop Shot In Front Of Family In Afghanistan, Taliban Denies Involvement

In a horrifying incident, a pregnant female cop was allegedly shot dead in front of her husband and children in Afghanistan on Saturday (Sept 4).

Taliban Launch Weapons To Celebrate Victory; 17 Killed, Many Injured In Aerial Firing
Taliban Launch Weapons To Celebrate Victory; 17 Killed, Many Injured In Aerial Firing

The firings which were extremely heavy and horrific were said to have been carried out on the celebration of the reported collapse of Panjshir province, the only defiant province to resist the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, the report said.

Taliban Again Postpone Afghan Govt Formation Announcement
Taliban Again Postpone Afghan Govt Formation Announcement

Former Afghan premier and head of Jamiat e Islami Afghanistan Gulbuddin Hekmatyar and brother of former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who have announced their support to the Taliban, will be given representation in the Taliban government, he said.

Afghan Crisis: Fresh Fighting Reported From Panjshir
Afghan Crisis: Fresh Fighting Reported From Panjshir

In a video message sent to the BBC, Saleh, a former vice-president of Afghanistan, said there had been casualties on both sides.

Mullah Abdul Baradar To Lead Afghan Govt, Mullah Omar's Son In Key Role
Mullah Abdul Baradar To Lead Afghan Govt, Mullah Omar's Son In Key Role

The Taliban, which seized Kabul on August 15 after sweeping across most of the country, have faced resistance in the Panjshir Valley, north of the capital, with reports of heavy fighting and casualties.

UN Humanitarian Air Service
UN Humanitarian Air Service Resumes Flights In Afghanistan

The air passenger service is currently linking the Pakistani capital of Islamabad to Mazar-i-Sharif and Kandahar in Afghanistan.

Afghan food Crisis
Food Stocks In Afghanistan Could Run Out As Soon As This Month

Even before the current upheaval, some 18 million people, or half the population, depended on emergency aid to meet their basic needs.

Taliban Supreme Leader Concludes Talks On Govt Formation
Taliban Supreme Leader Concludes Talks On Govt Formation

The Taliban leaders have said that the negotiations over the future set-up of government in Kabul have ended and will announce the new government soon

China Rushes To Fill In The Vacuum In Afghanistan Created By US Withdrawal
China Rushes To Fill In The Vacuum In Afghanistan Created By US Withdrawal

The Chinese reaction summarised Beijing's elation at the US withdrawal from its neighbourhood. Beijing has long sought to assert its dominance in Central Asia, and with Russia, it has been shaping the regional dynamics through the Shanghai Central Organization (SCO).

Jay Panda
'Rise in Terrorism in Afghanistan Will Impact All, But India Is Prepared ': BJP National VP Jay Panda

The U.S withdrew their troops from war-torn Afghanistan after Taliban took over, which will impact the whole world, but India is prepared, said BJP National Vice President Baijayant Jay Panda on Monday (August 30).

UNSC Adopts Resolution On Afghanistan, Demands Territory Not Be Used To Attack Other Countries
UNSC Adopts Resolution On Afghanistan, Demands Territory Not Be Used To Attack Other Countries

Reaffirming its strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity of Afghanistan, the resolution "condemns in the strongest terms the deplorable attacks" of August 26 near the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul for which the Islamic State in Khorasan Province, an entity affiliated with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Da'esh), claimed responsibility and which resulted in deaths and injuries of over 300 civilians and 28 military personnel. The UNSC resolution took note of the Taliban's condemnation of the attack.

20-Year Military Presence In Afghanistan Ends: US Prez Biden
20-Year Military Presence In Afghanistan Ends: US Prez Biden

The president said he has asked the Secretary of State to lead the continued coordination with US international partners to ensure safe passage for any Americans, Afghan partners and foreign nationals who want to leave Afghanistan.

Jay Panda
US Withdrawal From Afghanistan To Impact The Whole World, India Prepared: Jay Panda

India is well prepared to face any challege emanating from Taliban's occupancy of Afghanistan, says BJP National VP Jay Panda following the US withdrawal

Pakistan Seeking World's Support For Taliban
Pakistan Seeking World's Support For Taliban

"If Afghanistan is left alone, that would be a disaster for everyone," he said, stressing the need for remaining engaged with a country that has been at war for the last four decades.

Taliban's Supreme Leader Shows Up In Kandahar
Taliban's Supreme Leader Shows Up In Kandahar

Prior to that, Mullah Abdulghani Baradar, the co-founder of Taliban and head of Taliban's political office in Doha, had also landed in Kandahar province before coming to Kabul along with a delegation.

House near Kabul airport hit by a rocket.
6 Afghans Killed After Rocket Falls Into Residential Area In Kabul

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. The attack came after a US drone was hovering over the city, witnesses said.

US Confirms Drone Strike On Kabul Airport-Bound 'Explosive-Laden Vehicle'
US Confirms Drone Strike On Kabul Airport-Bound 'Explosive-Laden Vehicle'

The US is assessing the possibilities of civilian casualties, though it has no indications at this time. We remain vigilant for potential future threats, Urban said in a statement.

Afghan Situation Forced Every Country To Rethink Strategies: Defence Minister
Afghan Situation Forced Every Country To Rethink Strategies: Defence Minister

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh noted that looking at the ongoing situation in Afghanistan, every country is forced to rethink its strategy. "Quad was established keeping in mind these situations," he said. Quad, or officially the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, brings together the US, Australia, India, and Japan.

Afghanistan Crisis: Massive Explosion Reported Near Kabul Airport Days After Twin Bombings
Afghanistan Crisis: Massive Explosion Reported Near Kabul Airport Days After Twin Bombings

According to the BBC, images posted on social media show black clouds of smoke rising into the air and an official has confirmed that a blast has occurred in the area.

'Islamist Terrorists Among Evacuees Leaving Kabul'
'Islamist Terrorists Among Evacuees Leaving Kabul'

The western media, based on Pentagon briefings, is claiming that nearly a hundred evacuees could be on intelligence watchlists as suspected terrorists, with possible ties to ISIS.

Kabul Blasts
Over 60 Including 12 US Military Personnel Killed In Kabul Blasts

US Central Command commander Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr has confirmed that 12 American service members have been killed and 15 injured in two suicide bombings.