Taliban in charge as Afghans mark muted 9/11 anniversary

KABUL: Afghanistan marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 in muted fashion on Saturday with the Taliban firmly in charge, two decades after being ousted from power. The Islamist group retook power on August 15, after a lightning offensive that capitalised on the chaotic last weeks of the 20-year US-led occupation that followed the 2001 attacks. Hundreds of fully veiled women held a rally at a … Continue reading Taliban in charge as Afghans mark muted 9/11 anniversary

Taliban in charge as Afghans mark muted 9/11 anniversary

KABUL: Afghanistan marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 in muted fashion on Saturday with the Taliban firmly in charge, two decades after being ousted from power. The Islamist group retook power on August 15, after a lightning offensive that capitalised on the chaotic last weeks of the 20-year US-led occupation that followed the 2001 attacks. Hundreds of fully veiled women held a rally at a … Continue reading Taliban in charge as Afghans mark muted 9/11 anniversary