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Daily Archives: September 7, 2021

Taliban Name Caretaker Afghan Government

The Taliban announced Tuesday a “caretaker” Islamic government in Afghanistan, saying it will be headed by Mullah Hasan Akhund, a close associate of the Islamist movement’s late founder Mullah Omar. The announcement came a day after the Taliban decla…

Hundreds in Kabul Protest Taliban Rule

Hundreds of protesters, including dozens of women, were in the streets Tuesday in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, chanting anti-Taliban slogans as they protested Taliban rule of the country and what they say is Pakistan’s involvement.The Taliban allowed s…

Qatar Awards Scholarship to Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team

Qatar has granted academic scholarships to members of a girls’ robotics team from Afghanistan dubbed the “Afghan Dreamers,” the Persian Gulf nation’s education and science foundation said on Tuesday. Qatar has been instrumental in efforts to evacuate…