31 July 2021
As the US withdraws and the Taliban claims control over 85 percent of Aghanistan, Washington urges international pressure to force a deal between the Kabul government and the insurgents
Sec Blinken spoke with the Pakistani FM today & they "discussed the importance of continued U.S.-Pakistan cooperation on the Afghanistan peace process" @StateDeptSpox said. Pakistan is widely viewed as key to a peaceful future Afghanistan, with some Taliban operating in the country
Taliban claimed control over Shourabek district in Kandahar
Acting Minister of Public Health Wahid Majroh at an event says 1.46 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrived in the country today3 week ago
Acting Minister of Public Health Wahid Majroh at an event says 1.46 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrived in the country today
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Turkey made its mind and will take the Kabul airport mission, Erdogan announces. "We determined which responsibilities we will take in talks with the US and NATO. We will take this step in most appropriate way" Erdogan says
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Afghan Vice President: US forces withdrew from Bagram base without coordination with the Afghan government
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The Afghan president visits Bagram base after the withdrawal of US and foreign forces from it
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Lavrov: We call for talks and political dialogue between all parties in Afghanistan
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Lavrov: The battles in Afghanistan are approaching the border with Tajikistan
The situation in Afghanistan occupied a lot of our attention because it has a direct implication for regional security. We believe that the immediate need of the day is really a reduction in violence: EAM Jaishankar in Russia3 week ago
The situation in Afghanistan occupied a lot of our attention because it has a direct implication for regional security. We believe that the immediate need of the day is really a reduction in violence: EAM Jaishankar in Russia
This video from Abu Nasr Farahi borders shows security vehicles that were left behind by Afghani security forces who fled to Iran3 week ago
This video from Abu Nasr Farahi borders shows security vehicles that were left behind by Afghani security forces who fled to Iran
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Russian Foreign Minister: We are concerned about the possibility of military actions crossing the borders of Afghanistan towards Tajikistan
Taliban Says It Will Not Attack Provincial Centers3 week ago
Taliban Says It Will Not Attack Provincial Centers
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Two senior Afghan security officials told Reuters that the Afghan-Qala border crossing between Iran and Afghanistan had been captured by the Taliban, adding that Afghan security and customs officials had fled across the border and that a number of Afghan soldiers had taken refuge inside Iran.
The Taliban have attacked the seventh district of Kandahar city. Security sources say the Taliban attacked the seventh district of Kandahar today and toppled two security checkpoints. But Kandahar police say more troops have arrived to suppress the Taliban.
Third day of clashes about control of Qala-i-Naw town north of Herat
Taliban in Ab Nasar Farahi custom with Iran  in Farah province3 week ago
Taliban in Ab Nasar Farahi custom with Iran in Farah province
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Taliban says controls 85 percent of Afghan territory
Taliban in Kandahar city
Addressing a press conference, Taliban negotiator Shahabuddin Dilawar says they are in talks with other Afghans to discuss a new system that should be Islamic, Afghan-inclusive and united3 week ago
Addressing a press conference, Taliban negotiator Shahabuddin Dilawar says they are in talks with other Afghans to discuss a new system "that should be Islamic, Afghan-inclusive and united
Taliban in Thorghndi custom on Turkmenistan border in Herat province3 week ago
Taliban in Thorghndi custom on Turkmenistan border in Herat province
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Russian Foreign Ministry: Russian military base in Tajikistan has everything it needs to act in case of deterioration on the Afghan border
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Russia: Taliban control two-thirds of the border strip between Afghanistan and Tajikistan
Taliban: The enemy soldiers escaped from the base of Abak area of Pasaband district of Ghor province last night and came under the control of Mujahidin.3 week ago
Taliban: The enemy soldiers escaped from the base of Abak area of Pasaband district of Ghor province last night and came under the control of Mujahidin.
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Taliban claim to have captured Afghanistan's biggest trade crossing with Iran
Unexpected Taliban blitz from South-West Defense lines of Kandahar city were broken NW Dand. Taliban entered Mirbazar and Shah Mansur. City's prison is raided. Possibility that District 7 collapse Afghanistan
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The Taliban will not cross the borders of Central Asia, representatives of the movement said during talks in Moscow, expressing their readiness to combat the threat from ISIS, as well as to eradicate drug production in Afghanistan after the end of hostilities.
Taliban claims control over Karkh district in Herat
The Islam Qala border town, one of the main trade gateways into Iran, and the Torghundi border town, a trade gateway into Turkmenistan, both in Herat province, have fallen to Taliban, the acting head of Herat customs department, Nisar Ahmad Naseri, confirmed3 week ago
The Islam Qala border town, one of the main trade gateways into Iran, and the Torghundi border town, a trade gateway into Turkmenistan, both in Herat province, have fallen to Taliban, the acting head of Herat customs department, Nisar Ahmad Naseri, confirmed
Taliban: Last night, the center of Karukh district of Herat province, the command, national security and all its accessories fell into the hands of Mujahidin after the enemy fled. Mujahidin received a lot of equipment, weapons and ammunition.
Taliban claimed control over Takhkansur district in Nimroz Province
Taliban controlled Rabat Sanji district in Herat including its headquarters, police and intelligence headquarters, customs and the Turgundy crossing with Turkmenistan3 week ago
Taliban controlled Rabat Sanji district in Herat including its headquarters, police and intelligence headquarters, customs and the Turgundy crossing with Turkmenistan
Taliban claims captured Gelran district in Herat3 week ago
Taliban claims captured Gelran district in Herat
Air strikes near Ghazni earlier today3 week ago
Air strikes near Ghazni earlier today
Taliban captured Safa village and Army base in Tarnak(g) Wa Jaldak district in the west of Zabul province. Therefore, Tarnak Wa Jaldak district is under Taliban. Here is the location of the village and the base on map:
Afghanistan's 1ST VP Saleh to Badghis MP Amir Shah Naibzada "Our constant reports shows you are encouraging ANDSF to surrender to Taliban. If you don't repent, if you don't stop I will send you to Hell. You are a traitor. You have 1 hour to reverse this"
Pro Govt. media also claimed death of Taliban commander Mawlavi Atiq Behij in Farkhar Takhar3 week ago
Pro Govt. media also claimed death of Taliban commander Mawlavi Atiq Behij in Farkhar Takhar
Military claimed killing Taliban commander Hizbullah Sajjad in Helmand3 week ago
Military claimed killing Taliban commander Hizbullah Sajjad in Helmand
Shorabak base abandoned, southern Kandahar
President Joe Biden on Thursday said the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan will conclude on Aug. 31, saying "speed is safety" as the United States seeks to end the nearly 20-year war
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The Pentagon: The Taliban have taken control of dozens of population centers in Afghanistan
"No, it is not," Biden says when asked whether Taliban takeover of Afghanistan is inevitable. 300,000-strong Afghan military is "as well equipped as any army in the world," Biden says
CENTCOM and the State Department "continue to explore over-the-horizon" basing opportunities in countries neighboring Afghanistan, @PentagonPresSec says
US Defense Department spokesman: The Taliban have taken control of dozens of cities in Afghanistan and we believe they are planning to seize regional centers
[email protected] says he sees "zero" similarities between Afghanistan & US pullout from Vietnam. "There's going to be no circumstance where your going to see ppl being lifted off a roof of an embassy of the United States from Afghanistan"
"Our military mission in Afghanistan will conclude on August 31" per @POTUS
"A civil war is different from the Taliban succeeding," per @POTUS "The question is, how much of a threat to the United States of America & to our allies is whatever results
This video from today shows a bombing just near the main part of the town. It struck this exact mountain top:
Lots of footage coming out of Afghanistan's Qala e Naw (قلعه نو) today as clashes increase between Taliban and security forces. Video filmed from here
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70 Villages in Sarobi Under Taliban Control: Officials
Taliban has reached the Afghanistan-Iran border, taking two out of three border crossings between the countries.   This video is allegedly from Islam Qala border crossing. An Iranian border guard can be seen in the video3 week ago
Taliban has reached the Afghanistan-Iran border, taking two out of three border crossings between the countries. This video is allegedly from Islam Qala border crossing. An Iranian border guard can be seen in the video
Afghanistan: "We're not going to have a 'mission accomplished' moment" per @PressSec "It's a 20 years war that has not been won militarily" "We are proud of the men & women who have served, incredibly grateful.& we will continue to press for a political outcome"
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"He's not going to ask another generation of kids to go and serve in Afghanistan" where the war is un-winnable, says @PressSec of @POTUS
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"We're not going to have a 'mission accomplished' moment in this regard, says @PressSec on any ceremony to mark US pullout from Afghanistan. "We're not having a moment of celebration
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Remarks by @POTUS this afternoon will be an opportunity for him to communicate "about the security challenges he inherited in Afghanistan," says @PressSec. "The status quo was not sustainable
Police station abandoned. Herat Afghanistan3 week ago
Police station abandoned. Herat Afghanistan
16 Afghan forces were killed in an attack by Taliban militants on Badghis Province, western Afghanistan
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Delegation of Taliban is on visit in Moscow
Herat: Taliban control the center of Pashtun Zarghun Directorate, including the headquarters of the Police Command and the National Security Administration intelligence, and control of military vehicles, weapons and ammunition3 week ago
Herat: Taliban control the center of Pashtun Zarghun Directorate, including the headquarters of the Police Command and the National Security Administration intelligence, and control of military vehicles, weapons and ammunition
Herat Province: Taliban claims control the center of the Shindand district, including the district's market, the municipality's headquarters and the center of Foladak, and seize military vehicles, weapons and ammunition3 week ago
Herat Province: Taliban claims control the center of the Shindand district, including the district's market, the municipality's headquarters and the center of Foladak, and seize military vehicles, weapons and ammunition
Herat Province: Taliban control the center of the Directorate Kahsan, including the headquarters of the Police Command and the National Security Administration intelligence, and control of military vehicles, weapons and ammunition3 week ago
Herat Province: Taliban control the center of the Directorate Kahsan, including the headquarters of the Police Command and the National Security Administration intelligence, and control of military vehicles, weapons and ammunition
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