Taliban

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 46 people and wounded dozens this week.
The roadside bomb, which the Taliban suspect came from the Islamic State, was the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since the U.S. withdrew forces.
The Biden administration is looking for new ways to stop terrorist threats in Afghanistan after withdrawing all troops.
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani stressed “the necessity of continuing dialogue with Taliban" to the U.N. "because boycott only leads to polarization and reactions."
The international community has said that it will judge the Taliban by their actions.
In Kabul, a new sign heralded the “Ministry for Preaching and Guidance and the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice.”
The Arlington County Republican Committee's tweet disparaging two women of color drew immediate backlash. Unfazed, the group piled on with another attack.
The Taliban have said they want to form an inclusive, Islamic government. They have used violence in recent days against female protesters demanding equal rights.
Thursday's flight was the first of its kind since the U.S. completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan on Aug. 30.
Afghanistan's new Cabinet pays homage to the Taliban's old guard.
Panjshir was the only province the Taliban had not seized during their blitz across Afghanistan last month.
Witnesses from all sides say the 20-year war in Afghanistan ended with episodes of brutality, trauma and moments of grace.
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“They lied to us,” Javed Habibi, a green card holder from Richmond, Virginia, said of the U.S. government.
The 26 girls, ages 14-16, are seen as advocates for female empowerment.
Nearly all of the children returned to Afghanistan with one or both parents in the spring or early summer to visit relatives.
“We had an unconditional surrender,” lamented GOP Rep. Mike McCaul, who last year said it was time to give the violent Afghan military group a chance.
Women can continue to take classes, but not in a "mixed male and female environment," the acting education minister told a group of all-male "elders."
The Pentagon said it's not too late for any remaining Americans to be evacuated before America departs the Taliban-controlled country, ending the 20-year war.
“He asked me one question, and I’d rather not repeat that question, because it’s a very scary question,” said former President Donald Trump.