Taliban to ban music in public places in Afghanistan

August 27, 2021

In his first interview with Western media since then As the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, one of the group's leaders tried to present it in a new light — insisting that the Taliban have changed since they last took power. “We want to build a future and forget about what happened in the past, ”spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in an interview with The New York Times. During the conversation,…

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Politico: US gives Taliban names of Americans and Afghans in need of evacuation

August 27, 2021

US officials in Kabul have given the Taliban a list of the names of American citizens, green card holders and Afghan allies who need to be allowed to enter the militant-controlled outer perimeter of the city's airport, Politico reported. The move sparked immediate outrage from lawmakers and the military, fearing for the safety of those on the list. The list, reported by three U.S. and Congress officials, was compiled to…

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Biden plans to adhere to deadline for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

August 25, 2021

US officials told ABC that Biden decided to stick to the August 31 deadline for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, despite pressure from European allies and calls for extended evacuation times. However, the president said contingency plans would be in place. unforeseen circumstances that could force the troops to delay after August 31 to complete the evacuation of Americans and Afghan allies. Earlier, a Taliban spokesman said that the United States…

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Supporters booed Trump for recommending COVID-19 vaccine

August 23, 2021

Former President Donald Trump was booed at a rally in Alabama on Saturday — after he told his supporters they should get vaccinated. “You know what? I totally believe in your freedoms. Truth. — Trump said — & lt; … & gt; But I recommend getting vaccinated. I did. The vaccine works, take it. ” After that, disgruntled exclamations were heard from the crowd, in which there were almost no…

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The Taliban say they have changed. Reports of violence in Afghanistan suggest otherwise

August 23, 2021

Photo suppression of protests and bloodied women and children beaten by militants run counter to the more moderate image the militant group is trying to create by seizing power in Afghanistan. According to local resident Anwar Khan, less than 24 hours after As a Taliban spokesman provided security guarantees during a press conference in Kabul, militants attempted to prevent local residents from planting the national flag of Afghanistan in the…

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Taliban go door to door in Afghanistan looking for U.S. allies, report says

August 23, 2021

Received new reports of Taliban crackdown — amid brutal crackdown on protests in Afghanistan and ongoing attempts by thousands of desperate Afghans to flee the country. According to an intelligence report submitted to the UN, Taliban go door to door checking names at checkpoints in Kabul as they prey on people who worked with US-led forces or the previous Afghan government. A report compiled by a Norwegian intelligence group and…

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Ocasio-Cortez calls US aid to Afghan refugees «moral debt»

August 23, 2021

Member of the House of Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortes , a New York Democrat, said on Monday that the United States should immediately welcome Afghan refugees into the country — amid the withdrawal of US troops and the rapid takeover of power by the Taliban. She also told US citizens trying to leave Afghanistan. fill out a repatriation assistance form at the Department of State, and said that her office is…

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Taliban says they will not pursue their enemies and women, but eyewitnesses say otherwise

August 23, 2021

On Tuesday, the Taliban pledged to respect the rights of women, to forgive those who opposed their rule, and to ensure security in Afghanistan — as part of an advertising campaign aimed at convincing world powers and frightened populations that they have changed. p> After a lightning offensive that brought the Taliban into many cities in the country without a fight, the group tried to portray itself as more moderate…

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