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Taliban Retakes Power Over Afghanistan After 20 Years Of US Intervention, Thousands Flee


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Source: morteza kazemian | Twitter & CNBC

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Desperate crowds of Afghans and foreigners alike have flooded to the airport in the country’s capital of Kabul, in an effort to leave Afghanistan as the Taliban have seized control of the presidential palace.

Thousands, including parents with young children, could be seen running onto the airport’s tarmac, surrounding planes and even climbing up jet bridges to try and board the few planes that were there.

There were sadly even videos of people falling from planes after they had attempted to board via the landing gear.

Disclaimer: The video attached involves elements of death that may be unsettling to some readers. Viewer’s discretion is advised. 

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has also reportedly fled the country on Sunday (15 August) as the Taliban and their fighters closed in on regaining full control over the government.

Tensions are running high as Taliban Co-Founder, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, may allegedly become the country’s new president.

This comes following the United State’s withdrawal of their forces from Afghanistan earlier this year. The Taliban was originally overthrown due to US intervention 20 years ago, and with the departure of the US from Afghanistan, they saw the opportunity to seize power again and took it.

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The insurgent group have been attempting, in recent weeks, to clean up their image considering their reputation (denying women basic human rights, public executions and persecuting minorities), but many believe that they have not changed at all.

Acknowledging concerns over the rapid progress of Taliban fighters, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken shared that they have “also seen these reports of atrocities committed by the Taliban in areas that it’s taken over that are deeply, deeply troubling and certainly do not speak well to the Taliban’s intentions for the country as a whole.”


While the fate of many remain uncertain, countries including Iran, Albania, Canada, Qatar and Turkey are in the works of offering temporary refuge to Afghan citizens fleeing the Taliban.

Please keep the Afghan people in your thoughts and prayers.

Stay tuned for more updates. 


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