The United Nations has revealed that four missing women’s rights activists were released by “de facto authorities” in Afghanistan, following weeks of worry and uncertainty
Afghan communist Assadullah Keshtmand spoke with Challenge on the situation in his home country last year. Comrade Keshtmand was formerly a key figure in the People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) and served as ambassador to Hungary, Iran, and Ethiopia
“The Taliban’s conquest of Afghanistan seemed like a prearranged deal”: Interview with Iranian foreign policy analyst Fereydoun Majlessi
The national interests of Iran and the Taliban require them to have considerable relations, but the Taliban have likely come in power through an agreement, believes the Iranian foreign policy analyst Fereydoun Majlessi.
Russia’s Minister of Defence Sergei Shoigu has committed to working more closely with the nation’s allies in the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO), following the Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan.
At least 95 people have been killed including 13 US troops as of Thursday night.
The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) issued a statement in response to the conquest of Kabul by Taliban forces in Afghanistan. subjugate the Middle East to their interests. We have seen imperialist wars, bombings, coups d’état sponsored by these imperialist forces, destabilisations and so on. It is impossible to understand the situation in this region in isolation from this context.”
Following the invasion, the Taliban regime collapsed and was replaced by a US puppet government. But despite increasing numbers of foreign troops, the Taliban have been able to gradually claw back power.