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VOA: US, Taliban Exchange Blame after Al-Zawahiri’s Killing

Hours before U.S. President Joe Biden announced that al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed by a U.S. drone strike in central Kabul...

VOA: Afghan Farmers Continue Growing Opium Poppy as Taliban Sends Mixed Signals on Poppy Eradication

Farmers in Afghanistan say that they will continue to grow poppy amid uncertainty over the Taliban’s poppy eradication policy. 

VOA: Regional Powers Back Aid for Afghanistan, Press Taliban on Inclusivity

An international Russia-hosted meeting Wednesday pressed the Taliban to form a “truly inclusive” government in Afghanistan and called for the United Nations...

VOA: US Assessing Announcement of Taliban’s Caretaker Government

The United States says it is assessing the Taliban’s announcement of a caretaker government in Afghanistan and has “made clear our expectation...

VOA: Taliban Say Proposed New Afghan Government To Seek Better Ties With US

The Taliban are close to announcing their proposed Afghanistan government, which they say will seek friendly diplomatic ties with the United States,...

NPR: The Taliban’s Rise Is Complicating Biden’s Efforts To Close Guantánamo’s Prison

Just last month, advocates of closing the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, were celebrating: The Biden administration had cleared several...

VOA: Taliban Violently Disperse Protest After Vowing No Retribution

The Taliban are continuing to consolidate power in Afghanistan amid reports of violence against protesters in the eastern part of the country, a...

BBC: Mapping the advance of the Taliban in Afghanistan

The resurgent Taliban have taken more territory in Afghanistan in the last two months than at any time since they were ousted...

VOA: US, Regional Powers Call on Taliban to Forego Spring Offensive at Moscow Conference

ISLAMABAD - The United States, Russia, China, and Pakistan have called on all parties in Afghanistan to reduce violence and the Taliban...
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