UAE in talks with Taliban to run Kabul airport – foreign diplomat

According to four sources with knowledge of the matter, the United Arab Emirates is in talks with the Taliban to run the Kabul airport. Foreign diplomats based in the Gulf region told Reuters that UAE officials have held several discussions with the group in recent weeks to discuss the operation of the airport, which serves … Read more

Taliban to appoint new envoys, officials to Afghanistan’s diplomatic missions abroad

The Taliban said on Monday that new envoys and officials would be appointed to Afghanistan’s diplomatic missions abroad. Islamic Emirate’s deputy spokesman Inamullah Samangnai said currently most of Afghanistan’s diplomatic missions abroad are run by former government-appointed envoys. He added that the Islamic Emirate is in touch with Afghan embassies abroad. “Soon the activities will … Read more

Cricket-governing body ICC sets up working group to determine Afghan future of cricket

The International Cricket Council has set up a working group to determine the future of the game in Afghanistan under its Taliban government, the world governing body said on Wednesday. Afghanistan’s remarkable growth in cricket in recent years has been the sport’s biggest story, but the conflict-torn nation risks international isolation following the Taliban takeover … Read more

Taliban government doing everything possible to ensure that Afghan soil is not used against any country: Muttaki

Afghanistan’s Acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaki said on Friday that the Taliban-led government in Kabul is doing everything possible to ensure that its soil is not used against any country. Muttaki, who is leading a 20-member delegation on a three-day visit to Pakistan, expressed his views while addressing a seminar at the Institute of … Read more

Taliban: Bomb dropped on mosque in Afghanistan, at least 15 injured

A Taliban provincial spokesman says a bomb exploded at a mosque during Friday prayers, wounding 15 people in eastern Afghanistan, where Islamic State group militants are running a campaign of violence. The government spokesman for Nangarhar province, Qari Hanif, said the bomb appeared to have been planted inside a mosque in the town of Treli, … Read more

Pakistan has long played active, disruptive role in Afghan affairs: CRS report

A recent Congressional report on Afghanistan said that Pakistan has long played an active and disruptive and destabilizing role in Afghan affairs for a variety of reasons, including supporting the Taliban. In the report, which has been prepared by independent subject matter experts, the bipartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) said that if other countries, such … Read more

The NSAs are committed to preventing Afghanistan from becoming a terrorist safe haven once again

The Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan on Wednesday emphasized that Afghan territory should not be used “for sheltering, training, planning or financing terrorist activities”. The meeting was also attended by National Security Advisors (NSAs) from India, Russia, Iran and five Central Asian states, who were committed to preventing Afghanistan from becoming “a safe haven … Read more

Afghanistan’s territory should not be used for terrorism: Delhi talks on Afghanistan crisis

The top security tsars of India, Russia, Iran and five Central Asian countries on Wednesday pledged to work to ensure that Afghanistan does not become a safe haven for global terrorism, and an open and truly inclusive government in Kabul. called for the formation. At the end of the security talks conducted by India on … Read more