Latest "Taliban takeover" stories
Biden splits frozen Afghan funds for 9/11 victims, relief
The lack of funding has led to increased poverty, and aid groups have warned of a looming humanitarian catastrophe.
Over 100 ex-Afghan forces, officials killed since US pullout: UN
“More than two-thirds” of the victims were alleged to result from extrajudicial killings by the Taliban or its affiliates, the U.N. says.
By Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press
Before US pullout, watchdog warned of Afghan air force collapse
The SIGAR report underscores that American authorities had been alerted that Afghanistan’s air force did not have the capabilities to survive after a U.S. withdrawal.
Afghans wait and worry at US bases after frantic evacuation
The slow pace has become a defining characteristic of Operation Allies Welcome, the largest U.S. refugee resettlement effort in decades.
Taliban kill, abduct dozens of ex-officers: rights group
Human Rights Watch said the promised amnesty has not stopped local commanders from retaliating against former members of the army, police and intelligence services.
By Lee Keath