The United States regretted its inability to take part in the talks on Afghanistan in Moscow this week. The Russian side was pinning hopes on a meeting of the exclusive Troika Plus (US, China, Russia and Pakistan) followed by a gathering in an expanded format known as the ‘Moscow format’ on Wednesday. The US State Department spokesman Ned Price said during a[Read More...]
By Finian Cunningham | RT | October 19, 2021 Two bombings in as many weeks causing hundreds of casualties at Shia mosques in Afghanistan raises fears of a sectarian war erupting in the Central Asian country. The surge in atrocities comes at a challenging time for the new Taliban government which is trying to establish […]
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Press TV – October 16, 2021 The Taliban say their forces will be tasked with providing security at Shia mosques in in the southern city of Kandahar, in the wake of a “brutal attack” on Friday prayers, which killed at least 60 worshippers. The head of Kandahar’s police, Maulvi Mehmood, said on Saturday that Shia […]
In an attempt to showcase humane foundations of its policies with the purpose to convince the international community to promptly recognize new Afghan authorities, the Taliban (banned in Russia) has been recently showcasing its alleged intentions to join the “merciless fight against drugs.” It is common knowledge that this problem has been plaguing the country […]
On September 11, 2001—a day that will live in infamy in U.S. history—hijacked planes hit the World Trade Center in […]
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The situation is complex and so feminists should not take the simplistic view that a policy of non-cooperation with the Taliban is the way to support women. Since the Taliban took control of Kabul and the central government on August 15, efforts to support Afghan women have become extremely challenging. According to some prominent U.S. feminists with strong ties to Afghan women, the[Read More...]
When the United States pulled out of Afghanistan, it froze billions of dollars in Afghan assets, grinding many of the country’s most essential operations to a halt and spreading misery. The US government must release those funds.
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By Eric Striker | National Justice | October 14, 2021 Afghanistan’s ISIS-K has identified the suicide bomber behind last weeks gruesome suicide attack on a Shiite mosque, “Muhammad al-Uyghuri,” a member of China’s Uyghur population that the United States has in recent years claimed is being oppressed by Beijing. The bombing in Afghanistan’s Kunduz province killed up […]
Moscow has categorically stated that it will not accept a US military presence in the Central Asian region. This reiteration has come at the level of Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov who told Tass that Afghanistan had been discussed at a meeting with Victoria Nuland, the visiting US Undersecretary of State in Moscow on Tuesday. Ryabkov added, “We emphasised[Read More...]