Qatar played its cards perfectly in Afghanistan: It hosted the Taliban for years, waiting for the US to come calling.
"Nobody is interested in the complete paralysis of an entire state," said a Kremlin spokesman, a Russia urges international support for Afghanistan.
Such attacks are generally ignored by the international community - where are the international court tribunals?
Iran is mastermind behind the Taliban takeover. The plain fact is Iran has spent a decade preparing for the Taliban’s eventual takeover and the once-mortal enemies have collaborated closely.
Israel secretly evacuated Afghan refugees through Albania, including judges, journalists, law enforcement officers, scientists and more.
Even before the Taliban takeover, the LGBTQ suffered discrimination - now it is so much worse.
Why is it that the one Jewish-majority state is the only one that certain governments, among them Taliban, Pakistan and Malaysia, refuse to have relations with?
In a recorded speech addressed to Afghans in Panjshir, senior Taliban leader Amir Khan Motaqi called on the rebels to put down their weapons.
The Taliban have completed their takeover of Afghanistan, but it remains to be seen whether they can exercise their own rule with several nations seeking to capitalize on America's absence.
Several people were killed on Thursday in the Afghan city of Asadabad when Taliban fighters fired on people waving the national flag, a day after three people were killed in a similar protest.