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Afghan Economy Nears Collapse as Pressure Builds to Ease U.S. Sanctions

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan — Racing down the cratered highways at dawn, Mohammad Rasool knew his 9-year-old daughter was running out of…

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Where Afghanistan’s New Taliban Leaders Went to School

AKORA KHATTAK, Pakistan — The Taliban have seized Afghanistan, and this school couldn’t be prouder. Darul Uloom Haqqania madrasa, one…

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A Veteran Diplomat, a ‘Tragic Figure,’ Battles Critics in the U.S. and Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — The failure to rescue Afghanistan from the Taliban weighs on many American generals and diplomats. But few had…

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The String of ISIS Attacks That Killed Three Generations of One Afghan Family

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — When Masooma Rajabi saw her relatives flooding into the family’s courtyard, she broke down in sobs. Her…

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ISIS Poses a Growing Threat to New Taliban Government in Afghanistan

JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Aref Mohammad’s war against the Islamic State ended earlier this fall when his unit of Taliban fighters…

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Blast at Afghan Mosque Kills and Injures More Than a Dozen

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A blast in a mosque in southern Afghanistan killed and wounded more than a dozen people during…

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U.S. Antigovernment Groups Are Influencing the French Far Right

WASHINGTON — Right-wing extremist groups in the United States have been influencing French groups, spreading antigovernment conspiracy theories ...

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E.U. Plans $1.15 Billion in Aid to Stabilize Afghanistan Region

As the Group of 20 held a virtual summit on Afghanistan, the European Union announced Tuesday that it would provide…

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‘I Never Believed That Would Happen’: After 20 Years of War, an Abrupt End

KABUL, Afghanistan — By the time Ghulam Maroof Rashid’s 50th birthday passed, he had spent more than one-third of his…

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Politics

Biden Campaigned as the Anti-Trump. But a Clean Break Is Never Easy.

WASHINGTON — President Biden has been so eager to move past the Trump era that he prefers to call his…

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