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In Iran, Taliban hold talks with anti-Taliban Afghan group

Jan. 10, 2022 12:00 PM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers held talks over the weekend with senior leaders of an anti-Taliban alliance, the Taliban said Monday. The meeting, held in Tehran, was the first of its kind, underscoring Taliban efforts to bring their former opponents into the fold. ...

Ex-Afghan president says had no choice but to flee Kabul

Dec. 30, 2021 09:02 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghanistan’s former president said he had no choice but to abruptly leave Kabul as the Taliban closed in and denied an agreement was in the works for a peaceful takeover, disputing the accounts of former Afghan and U.S. officials. Former President Ashraf Ghani...

The AP Interview: Karzai 'invited' Taliban to stop chaos

Dec. 15, 2021 09:57 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban didn't take the Afghan capital — they were invited, says the man who issued the invitation. In an Associated Press interview, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai offered some of the first insights into the secret and sudden departure of...