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1,200 Miles From Kabul, a Celebrated Music School Reunites

The plane from Kabul touched down in Qatar around 6 p.m. on Tuesday. Two 13-year-old musicians — Zohra and Farida,…

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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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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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‘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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Musicians Flee Afghanistan, Fearing Taliban Rule

More than 100 young artists, teachers and their relatives affiliated with the Afghanistan National Institute of Music, a celebrated school…

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#DoNotTouchMyClothes: Afghan Women Protest Taliban Restrictions on Rights

This summer, Bahar Jalali watched anxiously as the United States withdrew its military from Afghanistan and the Taliban began to…

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Afghan Uyghurs Fear Deportation as Taliban Cozy Up to China

Ibrahim’s parents fled political turmoil in China for Afghanistan more than 50 years ago. At that time, Mao Zedong had…

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Biden Declared the War Over. But Wars Go On.

WASHINGTON — President Biden declared to the United Nations on Tuesday that “for the first time in 20 years, the…

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