Taliban insurgency Current Affairs, GK & News

International community to provide $1.2 billion for Afghanistan Humanitarian Crisis

The international community has announced about $1.2 billion in aid for Afghanistan humanitarian crisis. Highlights On the occasion, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres underlined the importance of engaging with the Taliban in order to ensure continued humanitarian assistance in India. He also highlighted the importance of addressing other concerns like terrorism, human rights and nature ..

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Panjshir Valley’s resistance against the Taliban

The Taliban and opposition forces battled badly to control the Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan on September 4, 2021. Highlights Panjshir Valley is located to the north of Kabul. Both the sides claimed to have the control in Panjshir but neither could produce conclusive evidence to prove it. Background The Taliban were unable to control this ..

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UNSC adopts resolution on Afghanistan

The United Nations Security Council, under the Presidency of India, adopted a resolution on the situation in Afghanistan on August 30, 2021. Highlights The resolution demanded that the war-torn country, Afghanistan, not be used to threaten or attack any nation or shelter terrorists. Resolution was put forward by the US, UK and France. It was ..

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U.S. ends 20-year war in Afghanistan

The United States announced the end of its 20-year-old war in Afghanistan before the deadline of August 31, 2021. Highlights This announcement was made after the last American military flight flew out of the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul before the August 31 deadline. America announced the formal end of America’s longest war, just ..

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Facebook bans Taliban supporting content

Social media giant, Facebook, banned the Taliban and all the content supporting it from its platforms after designating the Taliban as a terrorist organisation. Highlights Facebook has a dedicated team of Afghan experts that is monitoring and removing content linked to this Islamic insurgent group. Taliban has been using social media to spread its messages ..

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