• 09 August, 2022
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Staking Out and Striking Ayman al Zawahiri

It took ten years to take out Osama bin Laden (OBL) after chasing him through the mountains of Afghanistan. He was ultimately cornered in Abbottabad 800 meters from the gates…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Deep connection between ISKP, Taliban, says report

Canberra [Australia], August 31 (ANI): US President Joe Biden has said that it is in the Taliban interest to keep Islamic State Khorasan out of Afghanistan. However, the connection between…

Afghanistan: Nearly 10 million children in desperate need of humanitarian aid, says UNICEF

New York [US], August 31 (ANI): There are nearly 10 million children in Afghanistan "in desperate need of humanitarian aid", said UNICEF Afghanistan Representative, Herve Ludovic De Lys, adding that…

UN Security Council to meet on Afghanistan

Washington DC [US], August 30 (ANI): With the US military drawdown from Afghanistan on the verge of completion, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is set to meet at 3…

US can’t ensure safe passage to Kabul airport: Embassy

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 19 (ANI): The US said on Wednesday that it can't ensure safe passage to Hamid Karzai Airport in Kabul as Afghanistan is witnessing its worst-ever turmoil after…

Joe Biden, Angela Merkel discuss need for ‘close coordination’ on Afghanistan in phone call

Washington [US], August 19 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and discussed the need for close coordination on the provision of…

Twitter to review content on Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): Amid the rapidly evolving security situation in Afghanistan, social media giant Twitter on Tuesday said that they will continue to enforce their rules on…

‘Not on the cards’: UK Defence Secretary on whether British forces will return to Afghanistan

London [UK], August 16 (ANI): British Secretary of Defense Ben Wallace said on Monday that British forces will not be returning to Afghanistan after the Taliban seized the Afghan capital…

China willing to develop ‘friendly relations’ with Taliban

Beijing [China], August 16 (ANI): Following the fall of Kabul into the hands of the Taliban, China on Monday said that it is willing to develop "friendly relations" with the…

China courts the Taliban in Afghanistan

Hong Kong, August 16 (ANI): The world has been left stunned at images of the Taliban's blitzkrieg across Afghanistan, as that country's military evaporated with remarkable swiftness. The USA's legacy…

60 Taliban terrorists killed in Afghan air force airstrikes

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 14 (ANI): At least 60 Taliban terrorists were killed in airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force (AAF) in Dihdadi district of the country's Balkh province, informed…

‘Won’t allow imposed war to bring further killings,’ says Afghanistan President Ghani in public address as Taliban closes in on Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 14 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday reassured citizens that his government will prevent further violence and displacement of the people and ensure that stability is…