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Commercial flights resume as UN accuses Taliban of harassment

The first international commercial flight under Afghanistan’s new Taliban interim government departed Kabul on Thursday carrying more than 100 foreigners, including some US citizens left behind after last month’s chaotic Western airlift. The flight marked an important step in the Taliban’s efforts to create a functioning state after they seized …

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Pakistan committed to work for Afghan peace: Gen Qamar

Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani, who is on an official visit to Pakistan, called on Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and discussed matters of mutual interest including the latest situation in Afghanistan, the military said. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security …

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Qatar’s deputy prime minister to visit Pakistan today

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, will visit Pakistan on Thursday. Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi will hold talks with his Qatari counterpart, focusing on developments in Afghanistan as well as Pakistan-Qatar relations. During the visit, Sheikh Al-Thani will …

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Qatar urges Taliban to ceasefire at meeting in Doha

DUBAI: Qatar said it had urged the Taliban to cease fire and pull back their offensive in Afghanistan during a meeting between the Qatari foreign minister and a top representative of the Afghan insurgents in Doha on Saturday. Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met the head of the Taliban’s …

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Qatar approves electoral law for first legislative polls

DUBAI: Qatar’s emir approved laws on Thursday for the Gulf Arab state’s first legislative election in October, when Qataris will elect two-thirds of the advisory Shura Council, his office said. The election, plans for which were first approved in a 2003 constitutional referendum, is being held before the capital Doha …

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