Taliban signs ‘preliminary’ deal with Russia for oil, gas, wheat | Taliban News

The agreement comes as Afghanistan faces a worsening humanitarian crisis. Afghanistan’s government has signed a provisional agreement with Russia to import petroleum products and wheat at a, according to Taliban officials. The deal includes the annual purchase of one million tonnes of petroleum, one million tonnes of diesel, half a million tonnes of cooking gas … Read more

Pakistan foreign minister warns against isolating Taliban | Taliban News

Pakistan’s foreign minister wants the world to engage with the Taliban, warning of dangerous consequences if Afghanistan’s rulers are again isolated. In an interview with AFP news agency on Tuesday during a visit to Washington, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari cautioned against creating “parallel governance” after the United States, distrustful of the Taliban, put Afghanistan’s frozen assets … Read more

Taliban Says ‘Provisional Deal’ Signed With Russia for Crisis-Hit Afghanistan to Get Wheat & Fuel

https://sputniknews.com/20220928/taliban-says-provisional-deal-signed-with-russia-for-crisis-hit-afghanistan-to-get-wheat–fuel-1101305623.html Taliban Says ‘Provisional Deal’ Signed With Russia for Crisis-Hit Afghanistan to Get Wheat & Fuel Taliban Says ‘Provisional Deal’ Signed With Russia for Crisis-Hit Afghanistan to Get Wheat & Fuel The tentative deal is one of the first commercial pacts to have been announced by the Taliban* since it came to power in Kabul … Read more

Taliban official calls for schools to be reopened for girls | Taliban News

Senior member of Afghanistan’s Taliban-run government urges rulers to reopen secondary schools for girls, saying ‘women must get education’. A senior member of the Taliban-run government in Afghanistan has called on the country’s new rulers to reopen schools for girls beyond the sixth year, saying there is no valid reason in Islam for the ban. … Read more

CIA unveils model of al-Qaida leader al-Zawahri’s hideout

McLEAN, Virginia: The CIA has revealed a model of Ayman al-Zawahri’s safe house, used to brief President Joe Biden about the al-Qaida leader’s whereabouts before the agency killed him in a drone strike in Afghanistan. Shortly after al-Zawahri’s death, White House officials released a photo showing Biden talking to CIA Director William Burns with a … Read more

Donald Trump Alleges He Threatened Taliban Leader With Satellite Images Of His House: Report

Trump claims Joe Bidens “horrible withdrawal” left 13 US service members dead. (Filet) Donald Trump recently claimed that during his negotiations with the Taliban as the President of the United States he threatened to “obliterate” the co-founder of the Terrorist group if he stepped out of line. In an interview with Fox News earlier this … Read more

Pushback against Afghan refugees continues as Iran deports over 7,000 migrants in past week

KABUL: As Afghanistan continue to remain under the grip of a humanitarian crisis, more than 7,000 Afghan refugees have been deported by Iran in the past week, the Taliban-led Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation said on Thursday. Earlier, Iran’s Ambassador to Kabul, Bahadur Aminiansaid that around 3,000 Afghans per day are entering Iran illegally and … Read more

Taliban release American engineer Frerichs in prisoner swap

KABUL: Afghanistan’s Taliban freed on Monday American engineer Mark frerichs in exchange for an Afghan tribal leader linked to the Taliban who the United States had held on drugs charges since 2005, the group’s acting foreign minister said. Frerichs was exchanged at the airport in the capital, Kabul, with Bashir Noorzai, acting foreign minister Amir … Read more

UN: Exclusion of Afghan girls from high schools ‘shameful’

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations on Sunday called for Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers to reopen schools to girls in grades 7-12, calling the anniversary of their exclusion from high school “shameful.” The UN said it is increasingly concerned that the policy, together with other restrictions on basic freedoms, will contribute to a deepening of the country’s economic … Read more

UN condemns ‘shameful’ year-long ban on Afghan girls’ education

KABUL: The United Nations urged the Taliban on Sunday to reopen high schools for girls across Afghanistan, condemning the ban that began exactly a year ago as “tragic and shameful”. Weeks after the Taliban seized power in August last year, the hardline Islamists reopened high schools for boys on September 18, 2021, but banned secondary … Read more