Taliban to declare Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan: Official

That was the name of the country under the Taliban government ousted by US-led forces after the September 11, 2001, attacks

Taliban to declare Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan: Official

Afghan police check the cars at the entrance gate of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan August 15, 2021. Reuters

Kabul, August 15

A Taliban official says the group will soon declare the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan from the presidential palace in the capital, Kabul.

That was the name of the country under the Taliban government ousted by US-led forces after the September 11, 2001, attacks.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to brief media. AP

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