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7 Aug 2021
America's top diplomat in Afghanistan, Ross Wilson, says that the first flight carrying Afghans who worked as interpreters for American troops and diplomats has arrived in the United States, the start of an operation to evacuate thousands from possible Taliban retaliation.
5 Aug 2021
Afghan special forces patrol the streets of Herat as the Taliban press on with a series of offensives on cities, having seized control of much of rural Afghanistan since foreign forces began the last stage of their withdrawal in May.
4 Aug 2021
Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar says the "Taliban’s insistence on totalitarianism" is the only obstacle to peace talks in Qatar that so far remain inconclusive as conflict escalates in Afghanistan amid the withdrawal of foreign troops from the country.
2 Aug 2021
Hundreds of commandos were deployed to the western city of Herat as the Afghan government forces struggled against Taliban assaults on several major cities, with insurgents stepping up a nationwide offensive.
1 Aug 2021
A top US general declined to say whether airstrikes against the Taliban would continue after the US troop pullout, but pledged to support Afghanistan "from over the horizon."
31 Jul 2021
A surge in Taliban attacks could pose a real threat to the Afghan government and its "unprepared" security forces, according to a report by the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.
28 Jul 2021
The Afghani government announced curfews in 31 out of 34 provinces amid the Taliban offensive. Following US airstrikes against the militants, the Taliban warned "there will be consequences" for the bombing.
25 Jul 2021
The Tajik government has become alarmed by growing instability in neighboring Afghanistan.
17 Jul 2021
Chaos has gripped Afghanistan amid the withdrawal of NATO troops from the war-torn country. Authorities in Islamabad hope it won't spill over to Pakistan, but experts say they might not be able to prevent it.
15 Jul 2021
If confirmed, this would be the latest gain for the militant Islamic group as they sweep across the country. Russia has warned the Taliban not to interfere with its security interests.
14 Jul 2021
Almost all NATO troops have withdrawn from Afghanistan. Turkey wants to fill the gap and is offering itself as a new protecting power. But the Taliban are sending clear threats in Ankara's direction.
11 Jul 2021
The Afghan National Security Forces say the situation in Badghis province is "not to be worried about" after the Taliban launched a major assault on the provincial capital, the first since the US military began its final drawdown of troops from the country as insurgents press on with a blistering offensive in the north.

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