Afghanistan

100 Afghanistan footballers and families evacuated by Australia out of Taliban control

Qatar`s assistant foreign minister, Lolwah Alkhater has confirmed that around 100 Afghan soccer players and their families were among the passengers to arrive on a recent flight from Kabul. Recall the Taliban seized control of the Afghan capital on August...

Taliban asks to address World Leaders at UN General Assembly

The Taliban has asked to address world leaders at this week's UN General Assembly meeting in New York, a UN spokesman said on September 21. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres received a letter from the Taliban "requesting to participate" in the...

Video Taliban militants wining and dining in presidential Palace

New footage has come out on social media showing the Taliban militants wining and dining in the presidential palace formerly occupied by President Ashraf Ghani and his cabinet. Some of the militants sat ontop the sofa while others could be...

Afghanistan president flees country as Taliban seize US made helicopters and advance to Kabul in final onslaught (photos)

Afghanistan President, Ashraf Ghani has left the country as the Taliban prepare its last and final offensive into capital of Kabul. Government officials, one from former President Hamid Karzai’s office and another an aide on the Afghan security council, told...

Taliban warns US against further intervention in Afghanistan after seizing 3 capitals in 3 days

The Taliban has warned the United States against further intervention in Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesperson told news network Al Jazeera Arabic on Sunday, August 8, just after the militant group seized control of three provincial capitals within days of...

Taliban say capital of Afghanistan’s Takhar province seized

After marching on multiple northern cities, the Taliban in Afghanistan on Sunday said it seized Taluqan, the capital city of northern Takhar province next to Tajikistan. The group’s spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed shared several pictures and videos of the insurgents hoisting...

12 family members dead after road side bomb explosion in Afghanistan

Not less than 12 members of a family who were fleeing the raging war in Afghanistan were killed by a landmine blast in the eastern Paktia province, local police confirmed on Sunday. The police command in Paktia said in a...

Afghan interpreter for US Army beheaded by Taliban, as militant group now claim almost 90% of Afghan territory following US withdrawal of forces

Sohail Pardis, an Afghan interpreter who worked for the US Army has been beheaded by the Taliban, it has been revealed. Pardis was one of the thousands of Afghan interpreters who worked for the US military. The Taliban now claims...

Female journalist among four people killed in Kabul blasts

On Thursday, an IED blast in Afghanistan's capital Kabul killed a woman journalist and three others. Tolonews said that Mina Khairi, a TV news station presenter, and her mother were among the victims of the May 3 bombing in the...

Eight militants, two soldiers killed in northern Afghanistan’s clashes

In Afghanistan, at least eight militants and two Afghan security forces personnel were killed during clashes in Abkhora area of northern Badakhshan province today (Thursday). Talking to media, Chief of Baharak district Abdul Halim Hamdard said that five soldiers and...

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Pandora Papers: EFCC opens probe of Tinubu, Obi, Oduah, NPA boss, others

There are indications that the Economic and Crimes Commission has commenced investigations into the alleged tax evasion by some...