US-Taliban Talks in Doha
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Pakistan ‘Welcomes’ Second Round of US-Taliban Talks in Doha

Pakistan has “welcomed” a second round of talks between the United States and the Taliban since the latter’s takeover of Afghanistan earlier this year, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) spokesperson says. Addressing a weekly press…
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Over half million people internally displaced in Afghanistan due to conflicts in 2021: UN report

More than half a million people in Afghanistan have been internally displaced as a result of conflicts and insecurity in the country this year, according to a new report issued by the UN migration agency IOM. The International Organization…
Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan
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Envoy: US Concerned About Worsening Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

A senior State Department official said the United States is “extremely concerned about the worsening humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan,” adding the country was suffering such a crisis before the military takeover by the Taliban in August.…
US Prepared To Work with Taliban
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US Prepared To Work with Taliban against ISIS-K In Afghanistan

State Department Spokesperson Ned Price told journalists on Tuesday that the Biden administration was prepared to work with the Taliban to counter ISIS-K. Price’s statement follows three months after the US and other NATO countries completed…
US Envoy on Afghanistan
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U.S. Envoy on Afghanistan to Return to Doha to Meet Taliban -State Department

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan will visit Doha next week for two weeks of meetings with leaders of the Taliban, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Tuesday. "They’ll discuss … our vital national interests when…
Russia Concerned About Power Vacuum
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Russia Concerned About Power Vacuum Created By Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan: Expert

Following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, a power vacuum has emerged in the wider region, along with security concerns for powers such as Russia, which fears the rise in smuggling of narcotics and arms will result in greater instability…
War against Islamic State

Taliban Sends Hundreds of Fighters to Eastern Afghanistan to Wage War against Islamic State

The Taliban has expanded its shadowy war against the Islamic State branch in Afghanistan, deploying hundreds more fighters to this eastern province in an increasingly violent fight and critical test of the group’s counterterrorism abilities…
Britain and Emirate
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UK ‘must try to engage’ with ‘Islamic Emirate’ in Afghanistan: Boris Johnson

Amid the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that Britain must engage with the current Taliban government to tackle the existing crisis in the country.Johnson made the remarks in response to…
new government in Kabul
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Afghanistan: ‘Earn’ Legitimacy for Release of Frozen Assets, US Tells Taliban

The United States rebuffed Friday an appeal by the Taliban to release Afghan assets frozen after their takeover, saying the new government in Kabul must "earn" legitimacy first. Thomas West, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan, said…
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Islamic State now appears present in all Afghan provinces – UN envoy

The UN envoy to Afghanistan on Wednesday delivered a bleak assessment of the situation following the Taliban takeover, saying that an affiliate of the Islamic State group has grown and now appears present in nearly all 34 provinces.UN Special…