Kabul: The Taliban has marked the first year anniversary of its return to power in Afghanistan. Taliban members celebrated the “day of victory” in the capital of Afghanistan. on August 15 2021, the Taliban entered the capital after the president at the time fled the country.
Since the Taliban took over the government, the ethnic, regional and sectarian divisions and political instability disappeared spontaneously, the war-torn country where security has improved relatively the economy in Afghanistan has collapsed, women’s rights have been stripped away, and millions of people are struggling through food shortages. Women have been unable to return to many government jobs and girls have been shut out of secondary schools. Many families are struggling to provide enough food for their children. The country is in an economic crisis. It’s overseas assets are frozen by the US government and aid is being restricted.
Through the past one year Taliban made diplomatic contacts with many countries, to which they sent delegations and demanded the official recognition of their administration.
Despite the many challenges, one of the challenges for the Taliban is the existence of the ISIS and the National Resistance Front, which recently carried out some attacks on the specially in the last month of Ashura.
From the very first day, the Taliban officials stated that they would not allow the territory of Afghanistan to pose a threat to any country and that they want to develop good diplomatic relations with all countries, while al-Zawahiri’s presence in Kabul overshadowed the Taliban’s promise not to allow any group to use Afghan lands against third countries.