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Eighteen killed in mosque blast, including Taliban cleric

An explosion outside a mosque in the western Afghan city of Herat today killed at least 18 people, including a prominent cleric close to the Taliban, in what authorities said was an attack. "Eighteen people were killed...

Afghanistan: Explosion outside a mosque in Herat – Among the victims prominent Taliban cleric

LAST UPDATE: 13:33 An explosion outside a mosque in the western Afghan city of Herat on Friday killed a prominent Taliban cleric and civilians. "Mujib Rahman Ansari, along with some of his guards and civilians, were killed on...

The Taliban are celebrating one year since the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan

The Taliban are celebrating today the first anniversary of the US-led international coalition withdrawing from Afghanistan after twenty years of war and seizing power in the country. Taliban authorities have declared today a national holiday to mark...

The Taliban accuse Pakistan of allowing US drones to use its airspace

The Taliban's acting defense minister said today that Pakistan allowed US drones to use its airspace to enter Afghanistan, an accusation Pakistan recently denied following a US airstrike in Kabul. Acting Defense Minister Mullah Mohammad Yaqub told...

Afghanistan: The Taliban Banned Cryptocurrencies

Afghanistan's central bank imposed a nationwide ban on cryptocurrencies this month, and the Taliban regime has arrested several traders who defied orders to stop trading digital tokens, according to a senior police official, Bloomberg reported. The crackdown...

Afghanistan: A powerful explosion in a mosque in Kabul

A powerful explosion rocked a mosque in the Afghan capital late Wednesday during evening prayers, according to witnesses and police. Kabul police said the blast left behind several casualties, but did not specify the number. A...