Britain’s then-Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab took several hours to respond to urgent requests, while Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted vital resources were used to evacuate animals instead of people, an ex-staffer at the UK’s Foreign Office alleged in written testimony to Parliament published on Tuesday. His damning account paints aContinue Reading

The US and a number of allied countries have called on the Taliban to stop the targeted killings of former members of the Afghan security forces. In a joint statement, the 22 nations demanded that the Islamist regime keep its promise not to harm the former government or security personnel.Continue Reading

More than 100 former members of the Afghan security forces in four provinces have been killed or disappeared by the Taliban in the first two and a half months of the militants’ rule, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch. The deaths are part of a string ofContinue Reading

The announcement came as the United Arab Emirates negotiated with the Taliban to control Kabul’s airport. Afghan men stand at a torn poster of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at Kabul airport. The United Arab Emirates has banned former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani from participating in Afghan politics while living inContinue Reading

WASHINGTON — Nearly 20 years ago, about 150 family members of Sept. 11 victims sought a measure of justice for their losses by suing a list of targets like Al Qaeda and the Taliban. A decade later, a court found the defendants liable by default and ordered them to payContinue Reading

Afghanistan’s Taliban prime minister is defending the group’s rule amid a worsening economic crisis ByThe Associated Press November 27, 2021, 6:40 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s Taliban prime minister defended the group’s rule in a public address Saturday, sayingContinue Reading