Blinken says Taliban legitimacy will have to be ’earned’
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned on Sept. 8 that the Taliban would have to earn legitimacy from the world, after talks with allies on how to present a united front to the hardline new government in Afghanistan.
Bosnian Woman Charged With Financing ISIL Terrorism
The Prosecution of Bosnia and Herzegovina has filed an indictment against Sena Hamzabegovic, charging her with having sent around 230,000 Bosnian marks (around 118,000 Euro) in several instalments to finance terrorist operations and activities by Bosnian citizens on the battlefields in Syria and Iraq.
Explosions at Kabul Airport - at least 13 Dead and over 60 Injured
At least two explosions have been reported near the Abbey Gate, being used for evacuations at Kabul airport.
One blast was near the Baron Hotel, being used as a staging post by Western nations for evacuations.
Victims including children, were killed in an alleged suicide bombing near Kabul airport, Reuters reported, citing a Taliban spokesman.
The Taliban are closing the airport; "Let the women stay at home" VIDEO
He said that "due to the chaotic situation", the Taliban no longer allow Afghan citizens to go to the airport in Kabul.
"We are working to help, but unfortunately, the Americans are still continuing their policy and trying to get the Afghans out of the country and take them to an uncertain future," Mujahid said.
Taliban Takeover May Cause Surge of Terrorism in Europe
Tuesday's press conference hosted by the Taliban promised to usher in a new dawn for the Islamist insurgency, respect the rights of women and forgive those who had fought against them.
Russia, Iran, Turkey to continue cooperation against ISIL in Syria
Russia, Turkey, and Iran on July 8 agreed to continue working together to combat terrorism and condemned the increasing terrorist activities in various parts of Syria, according to a joint statement by the representatives of the three guarantor countries released after the 16th international meeting on Syria in Astana format.
US to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept 11
President Joe Biden will withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America that were coordinated from that country, several U.S. officials said.
Suspected Syrian terrorist extradited to the Netherlands
Greece will extradite to the Netherlands a 37-year-old Syrian asylum seeker who is wanted for suspected terrorism offences, it was announced Wednesday.
Authorities arrest suspected Syrian militant wanted in Netherlands
Greek authorities have arrested a 37-year-old Syrian asylum seeker wanted in the Netherlands for suspected terrorism offences, a police official said on Friday.
Afghan gov't says ready to start talks with Taliban
The Afghan government's negotiating team is ready to begin the long-due intra-Afghan peace talks with the Taliban, President Ashraf Ghani announced in his Eid al-Fitr message on May 24.
Flanked by his top aides outside the presidential palace's mosque, the Afghan president welcomed the Taliban's unexpected three-day truce declared for the Islamic festival.