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Iran Warns Of American Plot to Provoke Sectarian War in Afghanistan

Hassan Kazemi Qomi, Iran’s special envoy for Afghanistan, has warned about a U.S. plot to foment sectarian and ethnic war in Afghanistan as infighting raged in Balkhab district between the Taliban and a Hazara warlord. The Iranian envoy said…
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Report: US Rejecting Over 90% of Afghans Seeking Asylum from Taliban on ‘Humanitarian Grounds’

Since the Taliban* established control over Afghanistan last summer, the US has evacuated about 124,000 American citizens and other nationals from the country. More than 70,000 Afghans who supported the US during the occupation have been resettled…

British Afghanistan embassy staff beaten and abused by the Taliban

MORE than 150 British Afghanistan embassy staff have yet to be relocated to Britain, with some saying they have been beaten and tortured by the Taliban, it was revealed today. The staff worked for global security firm GardaWorld, which provided…
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Russia Says ‘Inclusive’ Afghan Government Key to Recognizing Taliban

Russia said Wednesday it was not considering granting legitimacy to Afghanistan’s Taliban authorities but maintained that humanitarian problems facing the conflict-torn nation oblige many countries to “enter into contacts” with the new…
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Russia hints it may recognise Taliban govt in Afghanistan

Russia's special envoy for Afghanistan has said Moscow may recognise the interim Taliban government and has reserved grain for the South Asian country to stave off the possible food crisis there.  "There is such a possibility. Its conditions…
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‘Afghanistan Has Been Forgotten’: UN Envoy on Arrival in Kabul

UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees Kelly T. Clements has called on the Taliban to discuss the plight of Afghan refugees and their return to the soil as many of them flee the war-torn nation when it seized power in Afghanistan last year…
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9/11 Families and Others Call On Biden to Confront Afghan Humanitarian Crisis

In The Midst of the humanitarian disaster triggered by the Biden administration’s decision to seize Afghanistan’s $7 billion in banking reserves, an unlikely coalition of family members of 9/11 victims, Afghan diaspora organizations, and…
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Taliban Faces Threat From Islamic State, New Resistance: UN

Afghanistan's Taliban rulers are maintaining close ties with al-Qaida as they consolidate control over the country, and their main military threat is coming from the Islamic State extremist group and guerrilla-style attacks by former Afghan…
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Al Qaeda Isn’t Dead Yet

The Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan Has Put 9/11’s Planners Back in The Terror Cockpit. By Lynne O’Donnell, a columnist at Foreign Policy and an Australian journalist and author. The United States, under then-President…
US Deal with Taliban and its Control of Afghanistan Guaranteeing Al Qaeda's 'Continued Personal Survival', Experts Say
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US Deal with Taliban and its Control of Afghanistan Guaranteeing Al Qaeda’s ‘Continued Personal Survival’, Experts Say

The Taliban's control of Afghanistan is guaranteeing the "continued personal survival" of Al Qaeda, an expert has claimed, with a United Nations report supporting the claims. A report from a UN monitoring team published Thursday says the relationship…