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UAE holds talks with Taliban to run Kabul airport – foreign...

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The United Arab Emirates has held talks with the Taliban to run Kabul airport, going up against Gulf rival Qatar in a diplomatic tussle...

Taliban hold military parade with US-made weapons in Kabul in show...

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Taliban forces held a military parade in Kabul on Sunday using captured American-made armoured vehicles and Russian helicopters in a display that showed their...

China will not be the first to recognise Taliban government, scholar...

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China will not take the lead in recognising Afghanistan's Taliban government and will only do so in a concerted move with Pakistan, Russia and...

Taliban pledge to step up security as Shi’ite victims buried in...

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Taliban authorities pledged to step up security at Shi'ite mosques as hundreds of people gathered on Saturday to bury the victims of the second...

Suicide bomber kills scores in Afghan mosque attack

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A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunduz province on Friday, killing scores of worshippers in the country's third attack this week...

Taliban say four Islamic State members captured near Kabul

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Taliban forces raided an area west of Kabul and captured four members of an Islamic State cell, the movement's main spokesman said on Wednesday. The...

Taliban say forces destroy Islamic State cell hours after Kabul blast

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Taliban government forces destroyed an Islamic State cell in the north of Kabul late on Sunday, a spokesperson for the movement said, after a...

Taliban says US drones must stop entering Afghanistan

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The Taliban on Wednesday warned of consequences if the United States did not stop flying drones over Afghan airspace. "The US has violated all international...

The Taliban vowed no revenge. One Afghan family tells a different...

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When the Taliban won back control of the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar last month, they set out to settle a score with an old foe. As...

Taliban say no al Qaeda or ISIS in Afghanistan

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Afghanistan's Taliban rulers said on Tuesday there was no evidence of Islamic State or al Qaeda militants being in the country, days after Islamic...

Taliban replaces women’s ministry with ministry of virtue and vice

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Workers in the Afghan capital Kabul replaced signs for the country's women's ministry with those for the Taliban's moral police on Friday, as female...

One month after fall of Kabul, economic crisis stalks Taliban

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A month after seizing Kabul, the Taliban face daunting problems as they seek to convert their lightning military victory into a durable peacetime government. After...

Analysis: As West ponders aid for Afghanistan, China and Pakistan quick...

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As international donors gather in Geneva on Monday to discuss humanitarian relief for Afghanistan under Taliban rule, neighbours China and Pakistan have already reached out...

Afghanistan commercial flights resume as UN accuses Taliban of harassment

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The first international commercial flight under Afghanistan's new Taliban interim government departed Kabul on Thursday carrying more than 100 foreigners, including some US citizens...

Afghan journalists beaten in Taliban detention, editor says

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Two Afghan journalists were beaten in police custody this week after covering a protest by women in Kabul where they were detained by the...

Taliban interim government agrees to let foreigners leave Afghanistan

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Two hundred foreigners in Afghanistan, Americans among them, are set to depart on charter flights from Kabul on Thursday after the new Taliban government...

Guarded reception for Taliban’s new Afghan government in Asia, Europe

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Germany, China and Japan offered a lukewarm reception on Wednesday to the Taliban's provisional government in Afghanistan, following the Islamist militants' lightning seizure of...

Taliban fire in air to scatter hundreds of protesters in Kabul

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Taliban gunmen fired in the air on Tuesday to scatter protesters in the Afghan capital Kabul, witnesses said, as video showed scores scurrying to...

Taliban claim control of Panjshir, opposition says resistance will continue

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The Taliban claimed victory on Monday in the last part of Afghanistan still holding out against their rule, declaring that the capture of the...

Taliban claim control of Panjshir, promise formation of government ‘soon’

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The Taliban claimed victory on Monday over opposition forces in the Panjshir valley northeast of Kabul, declaring that it completed the Islamist group's takeover...

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