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Month: August 2021

Taliban face financial crisis without access to foreign reserves

Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers are likely to face a rapidly developing financial crisis, with foreign currency reserves largely unreachable and western aid donors – who fund the country’s institutions by about 75% – already cutting off or threatening to cut…

Afghan ex-president in talks with Taliban over peaceful transfer of power

A senior Taliban commander met a former Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, for talks on Wednesday, as the Taliban worked to establish a government in Afghanistan amid allegations of women and children being beaten and some protesters being shot dead. Karzai,…

A French military aircraft carrying special forces troops landed at Kabul’s Hamid Karzai airport

A French military aircraft carrying special forces troops landed at Kabul’s Hamid Karzai airport Tuesday, according to the French Embassy in Kabul. The embassy said the Airbus A400M military transport then took off on an evacuation flight carrying French nationals. “France…

President Biden Crisis in the first year of office

At the heart of Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign was a single word: competence. After four years of Donald Trump’s incompetence in, well, everything, the Biden argument was that the country badly needed a steady hand on the tiller —…

Afghans in Kabul rushing home after news broke the Taliban had reached the outskirts of the Afghan capital

Afghans in Kabul rushing home after news broke the Taliban had reached the outskirts of the Afghan capital on Sunday. With so much territory now in hand, the Taliban appears to have little reason to compromise. In an apparent “handover”…

Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is in the United Arab Emirates

“The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation can confirm that the UAE has welcomed President Ashraf Ghani and his family into the country on humanitarian grounds,” a statement from the UAE’s Foreign Ministry sent to CNN said. Source