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A series of bombings in Afghanistan.. Expert: Taliban leaders are looking to give up

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Afghan researchers who spoke to "Sky News Arabia" That the recent bombing in Kabul, in a series of operations of terrorist movements competition for the Taliban for power; What drives leaders in The Taliban To meet some local and international demands to strengthen its position.

On Friday, a suicide bombing targeted an educational center called "pine" west of the capital Cable23 people were killed and 35 injured, according to preliminary statistics.

center "pine" A private institution holds most of the preparatory programs for the pre-university entrance examination.

Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, described the attack as ‘"the horror"The UAE strongly condemned the attack, expressing its permanent rejection of all forms of violence and terrorism aimed at destabilizing security and stability, and inconsistent with humanitarian values ​​and principles. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation offered sincere condolences to the Afghan people.

For her part, Keren Decker, Chargé d’Affairs at the US Embassy in Kabul, said: "The United States condemns the attack, and all students should be able to continue their education in a peaceful atmosphere without fear".

A week ago, an explosion hit a mosque in the center of Kabul, leaving at least 7 dead and 41 wounded.

ISIS and the Taliban

In the estimation of the Afghan researcher, Fatima Hikmat, the latest bombing is part of operations that are mostly supported by an organization "ISIS-Khorasan" which targets the Taliban authority.

and rise "ISIS-Khorasan" Its operations since the Taliban took power in August 2021, within the framework of the struggle for power, especially with the Taliban rejecting ISIS’ strategy of carrying out attacks against foreign interests inside Afghanistan, and taking its territory as a base for launching attacks on neighboring countries.

ISIS has claimed responsibility for 224 attacks since that date, most of them targeting The TalibanAccording to the website, "site" who monitors extremist groups.

And the attacks of ISIS are benefiting from Afghan factions that reject the authority of the Taliban, especially the National Resistance Front in the provinces of Panjshir, Baghlan, Takhar and Badakhshan, says Fatima Hikmat.

The Taliban announced the arrest of more than 100 people, and the killing of 40 others "National Resistance Front"; This means, according to the director of the Afghan Center for Studies and Media, Abdul-Jabbar Bahir, that there are threats on all levels, security, political and social.

Taliban embarrassment

Bahir explains that showing the Taliban in a position of powerlessness increases their embarrassment to other countries, and reduces the chances of improving the economic and social situation they promised.

This situation is likely to deteriorate further, as Fatima Hekmat expects, as Washington continues to Freezing Afghan funds It has, delayed international recognition of the movement; What prompted her to resort to Russia to obtain fuel and wheat from Russia.

The latest report of the United Nations Mission in Afghanistan describes the economic situation as "still weak".

The lack of recognition of the Taliban’s authority led to a decline in international funding for the UN mission for 2022, as it received only 1.9 billion dollars out of 4.4 billion dollars to improve economic and social conditions.

Relinquishing extremism

The UN envoy, Marcus Putzel, attributes Afghanistan’s isolation to the Taliban’s insistence on its policy, such as Banning secondary education for girlsAnd warns that if you do not respond to international demands, "It is not clear what will happen next".

In the words "process": "Perhaps the Taliban will review its positions and look for solutions, especially since its leaders believe that it is necessary to compromise in files to achieve popular satisfaction, reduce opportunities for rebellion against the government, and reduce international pressures.".

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Afghan researchers, who spoke to “Sky News Arabia”, believe that the recent bombing in Kabul, as part of a series of operations by… terrorist movements competition for the Taliban for power; What drives leaders in The Taliban To meet some local and international demands to strengthen its position.

On Friday, a suicide bombing targeted an educational center called “Kaj”, west of the capital Cable23 people were killed and 35 injured, according to preliminary statistics.

The Cage Center is a private institution that conducts most of the preparatory programs for the pre-university entrance examination.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid described the attack as “horror”, and the UAE strongly condemned the attack, expressing its permanent rejection of all forms of violence and terrorism aimed at destabilizing security and stability, and contrary to humanitarian values ​​and principles. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation offered sincere condolences to the Afghan people.

“The United States condemns the attack, and all students should be able to continue their education in a peaceful atmosphere without fear,” said Keren Decker, Chargé d’Affairs at the US Embassy in Kabul.

A week ago, an explosion hit a mosque in the center of Kabul, leaving at least 7 dead and 41 wounded.

ISIS and the Taliban

In the estimation of the Afghan researcher, Fatima Hikmat, the recent bombing is part of operations that are mostly supported by an organization.ISIS-Khorasan“Which targets the Taliban’s authority.

ISIS-Khorasan has escalated its operations since the Taliban took power in August 2021, in the context of the struggle for power, especially with the Taliban rejecting ISIS’ strategy of carrying out attacks against foreign interests inside Afghanistan, and taking its territory as a base for launching attacks on neighboring countries.

ISIS has claimed responsibility for 224 attacks since that date, most of them targeting The TalibanAccording to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors extremist groups.

And the attacks of ISIS are benefiting from Afghan factions that reject the authority of the Taliban, especially the National Resistance Front in the provinces of Panjshir, Baghlan, Takhar and Badakhshan, says Fatima Hikmat.

The Taliban announced the arrest of more than 100 people, and the killing of 40 others from the “National Resistance Front”; This means, according to the director of the Afghan Center for Studies and Media, Abdul-Jabbar Bahir, that there are threats on all levels, security, political and social.

Taliban embarrassment

Bahir explains that showing the Taliban in a position of powerlessness increases their embarrassment to other countries, and reduces the chances of improving the economic and social situation they promised.

This situation is likely to deteriorate further, as Fatima Hekmat expects, as Washington continues to Freezing Afghan funds It has, delayed international recognition of the movement; What prompted her to resort to Russia to obtain fuel and wheat from Russia.

The latest report of the UN mission in Afghanistan describes the economic situation as “still weak”.

The lack of recognition of the Taliban’s authority led to a decline in international funding for the UN mission for 2022, as it received only 1.9 billion dollars out of 4.4 billion dollars to improve economic and social conditions.

Relinquishing extremism

The UN envoy, Marcus Putzel, attributes Afghanistan’s isolation to the Taliban’s insistence on its policy, such as Banning secondary education for girlsAnd he warns that if it does not respond to international demands, “it is not clear what will happen next.”

In the words of “Bhair”: “Perhaps the Taliban will review its positions and look for solutions, especially since its leaders believe that it is necessary to compromise in files to achieve popular satisfaction, reduce opportunities for rebellion against the government, and reduce international pressures.”

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