Afghanistan: Facebook ban Taliban – related content

Facebook has confirmed it will continue to ban Taliban content from its platforms as it considers the group to be a terrorist organisation. The company says it has a dedicated team of Afghan experts to monitor and remove content linked to the group. For years, the Taliban has used social media to spread its messages. […]

Actions speak louder than words, UN says as Taliban announces amnesty

The Taliban declared an “amnesty” across Afghanistan and urged women to join its government Tuesday, trying to calm nerves across a tense capital city that only the day before saw chaos at its airport as people tried to flee. The statement by Enamullah Samangani, a member of the Taliban’s cultural commission, represents the first comments […]

U.S. Evacuates Embassy Staff In Afghanistan To Kabul’s Airport

The chop of U.S. military helicopters whisking American diplomats to Kabul’s airport punctuated a frantic rush by thousands of other foreigners and Afghans to flee to safety as well, as a stunningly swift Taliban takeover entered the heart of Afghanistan’s capital. The U.S. was pouring thousands of fresh troops into the country temporarily to safeguard […]

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