Afghan's interior ministry said for the time being, new
passports will be issued with the title of "the Islamic Republic of
Afghanistan," TOLO news reported on Tuesday, citing the acting head of
department Alim Gul Haqqani.
The Passport Department of the Ministry of Interior Affairs
announced the resumption of
The United Nations will allocate Ksh.2.1 billion (US$20
million) to support humanitarian operations in Afghanistan, announced
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday.
The funds aim to address the looming crisis in Afghanistan
as the country is running out of key supplies like food and medicine.
"The people of Afghanistan need
China will donate an initial 3 million doses of COVID-19
vaccines to Afghanistan, with more emergency supplies to follow, a senior
Chinese diplomat said on Monday.
China has decided to urgently provide food, materials for
winter, COVID-19 vaccines, and medicines worth 200 million yuan to Afghanistan,
said Chen Xu, head
The Taliban has announced that Mohammad Hasan will be the
head of Afghanistan's new government.
A spokesman also confirmed that Taliban co-founder Abdul
Ghani Baradar will be deputy Afghan leader.
However, the pair will only form an 'acting' government,
with a full structure to be announced in due course.
The U.S. Central Command announced Monday
that the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan has been completed, 20
years after a U.S.-led invasion of the country.
"I'm here to announce the completion
of our withdrawal from Afghanistan and the end of the mission to evacuate
American citizens, third country
The authorities of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur
Autonomous Region hope the Afghan Taliban would draw a clear line with all
terrorist organizations and fight all forms of terror crimes including the
Eastern Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), said a local official on Monday.
At a press conference on Xinjiang-related Issues
U.S. military shot down rockets aimed at the Kabul airport on Monday morning as
violence near the field threatened efforts by the U.S to meet Tuesday’s
deadline to withdraw from Afghanistan and end America’s longest war.
U.S. official said the rockets were brought down by a counter-rocket system
Afghanistan will no longer be able to access the International Monetary Fund (IMF) resources.
This follows the Taliban's takeover of the country last weekend, a situation that has left the country in political, economic, and social turmoil.
According to the BBC report, an IMF spokesperson said it