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It is now the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan as President, diplomats flee Kabul

Reading Time: 2 minutes In picture above: Taliban leaders inside the presidential palace [Screen grab/ Al Jazeera] “The war is over in Afghanistan. We have reached what we were seeking, the freedom of our country and the independence of our people, a spokesman for the Taliban told the television news outfit, Al Jazeera, on Sunday as the Afghan President Read More…

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Taliban hours away from Afghan capital, US envoys evacuating

Reading Time: 3 minutes In picture above: Taliban militants waving a Taliban flag on the back of a pickup truck drive past a crowded street at Pashtunistan Square area in Jalalabad, Afghanistan in this still image taken from social media video uploaded on August 15, 2021. Social media website/via REUTERS The Taliban military forces are within a shouting distance Read More…