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Pakistani airline suspends Afghanistan flights due to Taliban ‘heavy-handedness’

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Islamabad, Pakistan Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) announced Thursday that it was suspending flights to Afghanistan due to what it described as unworkable conditions imposed by the Taliban. The airline said c...

Biden planning to allow some Afghan civil servants employed by Taliban exemption from terror bans

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The draft U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) planning document, reviewed by Fox News, outlines how the Department of Homeland Security is planning on issuing a memorandum to allow Afghan civil servants...

Despite soothing words, the Taliban are much as they were

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The Taliban are the most unlikely of populists: brutal, myopic, the epitome of intolerance. During five years in power until 2001, they banished women to their homes, banned music and most sport and imposed piti...

Hannity: Biden planning aid to Taliban as the economy tanks, Americans show disapproval with anti-Joe chants

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The U.S. has agreed to provide humanitarian aid to a Afghanistan, which is on the brink of an economic disaster, while at the same time refusing to give political recognition to the country's new Taliban government, ...

NYC man who wanted to join Taliban and kill US troops convicted in federal court, prosecutors say

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Delowar Mohammed Hossain, 36, was found guilty Friday in Manhattan federal court of attempting to provide material support to the terror group.  He was arrested on July 26, 2019, at John F. Kennedy International Airp...

State Department says meeting with senior Taliban leaders was ‘candid and professional’

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State Department Spokesman Ned Price issued a readout on the meetings in Doha, Qatar, with "senior Taliban representatives." The statement said that the "U.S. delegation focused on security and terrorism concerns and...

Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee warns America, praises Taliban in chilling video

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Ibrahim al Qosi, 60, pled guilty in 2010 to providing support for terrorism and al Qaeda in exchange for repatriation in 2012. He started to appear in al Qaeda videos just three years after his return.  The newest vi...

Taliban to resume issuing passports to Afghan citizens

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Afghanistan will resume issuing passports to its citizens, its interior ministry announced Tuesday, in a first under the country's new Taliban government. Ministry spokesman Qari Saeed Khosti said it will provide ap...

Kabul faces blackout as Taliban fails to pay the bills

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Unless addressed, the situation could cause a humanitarian disaster, warned Daud Noorzai, who resigned as chief executive of the country’s state power monopoly, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat, nearly two weeks after ...

Blast targeting Kabul mosque leaves ‘a number of civilians dead,’ Taliban say

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An explosion ripped through a crowd outside the entrance of a mosque in central Kabul on Sunday, leaving a number of civilians dead, a Taliban spokesman said. The blast targeted the gates of the Eidgah Mosque in the...

Ex-NYC Uber driver on trial for allegedly trying to join Taliban and ‘kill Americans’

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Delowar Mohammed Hossain, 36, faces terrorism charges over his alleged plot to join the extremist group that prosecutors say he spent a year planning, according to The Washington Post.  "He wasn’t just any other trav...

Afghanistan is the world’s opium king. Can the Taliban afford to kill off their ‘un-Islamic’ cash cow?

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When the khaki-colored landscapes of Afghanistan are transformed by a patchwork of pink, white and purple each spring, farmers rejoice. Their cash crop of poppies is ready for harvesting. Opium cultivation has long ...

Taliban warn barbers in one province not to trim beards, report says

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The BBC reported Sunday that it viewed a note posted on salons in the province that carried the directive. The report said grooming for men in the country has changed since the last time the Taliban held power, but s...

Witness: Taliban hang dead body in Afghan city’s main square

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Wazir Ahmad Seddiqi, who runs a pharmacy on the side of the square, told The Associated Press that four bodies were brought to the main square and three bodies were moved to other parts of the city for public display...

Taliban put alleged kidnappers’ bodies on display

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The Taliban in Afghanistan have put on public display the bodies of four men who were killed after they allegedly carried out a kidnapping in the western city of Herat. A journalist in the city told CNN that a grou...

ISIS affiliate claims spate of attacks on Taliban in Afghan city of Jalalabad

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The eastern city of Jalalabad in Afghanistan has seen a spate of attacks against the Taliban this week by the group IS Khorasan (ISIS-K), an affiliate of ISIS. ISIS-K claimed three attacks in the city on Wednesday ...

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