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Exclusive – Illinois’ Esther Joy King After ‘Wild Wild West’ Afghanistan Rescue Effort: I Know People Who Are Still in Kabul

An Illinois Republican with ties to Afghanistan said that she aided in the August U.S. evacuation efforts after Taliban forces took over the country and that she knows people who are still stuck there.

The List: 19 Senate Republicans Give Biden Over $13B to Resettle Unlimited Flow of Afghans Across Their States

President Joe Biden's massive Afghan resettlement operation, with no end date, has been funded by Congress to the sum of more than $13 billion thanks to 19 Senate Republicans who helped advance the plan. 

Birth Injuries Of ‘Young Taliban Democracy’

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Taliban Clashes with Iranian Army over Border 'Misunderstanding'

Iranian soldiers clashed with Taliban members along the Iran-Afghanistan border between Iran's Sistan and Balochistan province and Afghanistan's Nimruz province on Wednesday, Iran's foreign ministry confirmed.

U.N. Defers Decision on Letting Taliban Join

The United Nations (U.N.) said Wednesday it "deferred" a decision on allowing Afghanistan's Taliban entry to the intergovernmental organization's General Assembly, effectively denying the group U.N. membership for now.

Jim Banks: Democrats Want $13B to Resettle Afghans Across U.S. After Spiking Border Wall Funding

Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) says Democrats want more than $13 billion to resettle an endless flow of Afghans across the United States, even as they previously spiked far less in funding to construct a...

Denying UN seat to Afghans against principles, justice: Taliban leader

The interim government of Afghanistan, on Thursday, protested a UN Committee's decision not to allow its envoy to resume the Afghan seat at the UN, Anadolu News Agency reports. A nine-member Credentials Committee of...

Taliban Fighters Clashed with Iranian Border Guard Near Milak Crossing (Videos, Photos)

Taliban members FILE IMAGE: Parwiz/Reuters On December 1, Taliban fighters clashed with Iranian border guards near the Milak border crossing which is located between the Afghan province of Nimruz and the Sistan and Baluchestan...

Military Situation In Afghanistan On December 2, 2021 (Map Update)

Click to see full-size image On December 1, clashes between Taliban and Iranian border guards were reported along the border in Nimruz. Taliban fighters mistakenly thought that Iranian civilians crossed the Afghanistan’s border and...

Iran says border tensions with Taliban have been 'contained'

Iran's Foreign Ministry yesterday said that clashes that had broken out between the Islamic Revolutionary Guard troops and Taliban fighters along the border were "contained". "A border dispute erupted between residents in Iran's southern...

Iranian border guards, Taliban engage in fierce fighting

Heavy fighting took place between Iran's border guards and the Taliban along the border, Wednesday, in north-eastern Iran, with reports of casualties on both sides, Anadolu News Agency reports. The clashes erupted when the...

UN urges countries to stop deporting Afghans

The United Nations, on Wednesday, urged all countries to stop deporting Afghans, expressing "profound concern" over escalating risks faced by people in the war-torn country, Anadolu News Agency reports. "We call on the authorities...

Military Situation In Afghanistan On December 1, 2021 (Map Update)

Click to see full-size image On November 30, Russia sent three planes consisting of 36 tons of humanitarian aid to Kabul city; On November 30, ISIS claimed responsibility for the IED attack on Taliban...

Afghanistan and the sanctions model against Iraq 

There are similarities between the reality of Afghanistan and the Taliban, which emerged victorious in its confrontation with an international coalition led by America, and the situation of Iraq after the 1980-1988 war with...

Feminists have scored an own goal over Afghanistan's 'Me Too' moment

The plight of women in Afghanistan has rarely been out of the media spotlight since the Taliban arrived back in Kabul after taking most towns and cities in their country with little or no...

Afghans seek end to sanctions, unconditional unfreezing of reserves

The interim government led by the Taliban in Afghanistan is seeking to have sanctions lifted and an unconditional unfreezing of its assets by the US, a spokesman said Tuesday, and Anadolu News Agency reports....

Turkish, Italian Foreign Ministers discuss Libya, Afghanistan

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, discussed Libya and Afghanistan on Tuesday with his Italian counterpart, Luigi Di Maio, in Latvia's capital, Riga, Anadolu News Agency reports. "Discussed our relations and regional issues particularly Libya...

20% increase in number of children in war zones

The number of children living in war and conflict zones around the world has increased by 20 per cent, a new report by Save the Children has revealed. Yemen and Syria are on the...

Military Situation In Afghanistan On November 30, 2021 (Map Update)

Click to see full-size image On November 30, clashes between the Taliban and ISIS were reported on the outskirts of Jalalabad. Three ISIS members and two Taliban members were killed; On November 30, an...

Taliban vs ISIS War In Full Swing: Explosion In Kabul, Clashes In Jalalabad (Videos)

https://southfront.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Afgh.mp4 A large explosion took place in Kabul on November 30. At least five people, including members of the Taliban, were injured as a result of the incident. According to local reports, the road-side...