Geopolitics
The Taliban's progress in Northern Afghanistan has gained momentum overnight with the capture of new territories from Afghan forces, who abandoned their posts, and fled to neighbouring Tajikistan and elsewhere, said media reports. more
Iran says Taliban doesn't represent all Afghanistan, but is part of solution

The Taliban, the Afghan insurgent group, doesn’t represent all Afghanistan, said the Iranian Foreign Ministry amid the continued Taliban offensive in the country’s northern pa ...

Taliban transferring seized Afghan military equipment to Pakistan, say Afghan officials

The Taliban has been trying to transfer military equipment they seized from the Afghan military to Pakistan,  claimed Afghanistan’s acting Interior Minister General Abdul Satta ...

US intelligence estimates Afghan govt might fall just 6 months after withdrawal of troops: Reports

Washington/Sputnik: The US intelligence estimates that the government of Afghanistan could collapse six months after the withdrawal of American troops from the country, the Wall Street Jo ...

Taliban says ready to resume talks in Doha

The Taliban is ready to resume talks with the Afghan government in Doha, Qatar, the group’s spokesperson Mohammad Naeem said, without giving any timeline regarding when the negotiat ...

Taliban, Afghan government announce three-day ceasefire on Eid

The Taliban, the main Afghan insurgent group that once again aspires to run the war-ravaged country on its conservative terms, has announced a three-day ceasefire on the occasion of Eid-a ...

Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkey ask Taliban to find negotiated settlement

The Afghan insurgent group, the Taliban, was asked to commit themselves to a “negotiated settlement” in Afghanistan during a meeting of the foreign ministers of Pakistan, Afgh ...

Taliban yet not ready to attend Turkey Conference on 16 April

The Afghan insurgent group, the Taliban, has expressed its inability to attend the Turkey Conference--aimed at fast-tracking the Afghan peace process-- on 16 April in Istanbul, Turkey, sa ...

Return of Islamic Emirate ‘unacceptable’ in Afghanistan: Moscow declaration

In what came as a clear and stern message to the Afghan insurgent group, the Taliban, a joint statement issued by America, Russia, Pakistan, and China made it clear that the return of the ...

Joe Biden administration to review US-Taliban agreement: White House

Washington/Sputnik: US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan told his Afghan counterpart that the Biden administration will review Washington’s peace deal with the Taliban, the Wh ...