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Global Concerns: U.S. launches strikes on Taliban

US launches strikes on Taliban Approx Read Time: 4 minutes In News: The US has carried out its first air strike on Taliban fighters in Afghanistan since the two sides signed a troop withdrawal agreement on 29th February. The US attack was in retaliation to an attack by Taliban on an Afghan National Security Forces. …

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U.S. strikes a deal with Taliban to end 18-year-long Afghan war

United States and Taliban Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: United States and Taliban peace deals The US and the Taliban have recently signed a peace deal in the Qatar capital of Doha, bringing the curtains down on a more than 18-year-old conflict that began in response to the 9/11 twin-tower attacks in 2001. …

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US deal with Taliban hopes to end 18-year war

Taliban – deal may end war Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: After the end of a week-long period of violence reduction in Afghanistan, the United States and the Taliban are expected to sign a peace agreement. News Summary: The basic agreement between the two remains the same as earlier i.e. an American commitment …

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Is the endgame near in Syria’s civil war?

Civil War in Syria Approx Read Time: 6 minutes In News: Recent advances by Syrian government forces in Idlib have triggered a massive displacement besides raising the possibility of a wider conflict with neighboring Turkey. The Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad is backed by Russia and Iran in the operation to recapture Idlib, while …

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