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Afghanistan leaders slam ex-US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad as he exits, say he was involved in country's collapse

A number of Afghan politicians and citizens have described ex-US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad’s mission in Afghanistan as a "failure" and slammed him as he quit his position.

Afghanistan: Taliban pay families of past two decades' suicide bombers

Afghanistan’s acting minister of interior affairs Sarajudin Haqqani met with the families of the suicide bombers who carried out attacks in the past two decades in Afghanistan targeting foreign and Afghan troops and handed over money to them, media reports said on Wednesday.

US top envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad resigns, Tom West to take over

Washington/UNI: The US’ top envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad has stepped down from his role, less than two months after the US’ chaotic withdrawal from Kabul.

Afghanistan: Malala Yousufzai urges Taliban to allow girls' education

Islamabad/Kabul/London:  Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has urged the Taliban government of Afghanistan to lift their ban on girls' education in the country.

Antony Blinken discusses Afghanistan with Qatar’s Foreign Minister

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has discussed the situation in Afghanistan with Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, thanking Qatar for helping with evacuations from Kabul, US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price says.

Afghanistan: E-ID card back in Kabul

Kabul/UNI/Xinhua: Authorities in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, have resumed the electronic national identity card issuance service, the local television channel Tolonews reported Sunday.

ISIS warns Shi’ite Muslims will be targeted everywhere

Kabul: Terror group Islamic State has said Shi’ite Muslims will be targeted everywhere by them.

Turkey asks Taliban delegation to form inclusive govt in Afghanistan

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has asked a delegation of Afghanistan's Taliban regime to form an inclusive government in the country.

Taliban hold PIA country manager hostage for 2 hours in Kabul

Kabul: Taliban insurgents had held Pakistan International Airline (PIA) country manager as a hostage for two hours on Thursday, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Islamic State-Khorasan claims responsibility for Kandahar mosque blasts

Kabul/UNI: The Islamic State-Khorasan has claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombings at a Shiite mosque in Kandahar that killed 62 worshippers and left 75 others injured, many of them critically, during Friday prayers.

Afghanistan: Islamic State terror group claims responsibility for Kandahar mosque blasts

Kabul: The Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the blasts in a  Shite mosque in Kandahar province on Friday which left over 60 people dead.

UN condemns 'despicable' suicide attack at mosque in southern Afghanistan

New York: The United Nations has condemned the deadly suicide bombing during Friday prayers at the largest Shia mosque in the city of Kandahar, in southern Afghanistan, which killed at least 30 people and wounded dozens more.

Afghanistan: Reuniting families on the run should be priority, urges UNHCR

New York: The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on Friday urged countries to step up reunification for Afghans whose families remain in the country or who are displaced across the region, as the humanitarian crisis in their homeland worsens.

Afghanistan-Pakistan border emerging as 'number one' terror hub since Taliban takeover: Expert

A geo-political expert has said the rugged terrain on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border has once again emerged as the 'number one' terror hub in the world.

Afghanistan: At least 32 dead, dozens injured in Shiite mosque blast in Kandahar

Kabul: A powerful explosion rocked a Shiite mosque in the Afghan city of Kandahar during prayers on Friday, killing at least 32 people and leaving more than 50 others wounded, AFP reported citing local health officials.