Afghanistan since the Soviet occupation

The Taliban have retaken Afghanistan nearly 20 years after being ousted by Western forces for supporting al-Qaeda following the events of 11 September 2001. Here is a timeline of key events in Afghanistan since 1979.

The Taliban have retaken Afghanistan nearly 20 years after being ousted by Western forces for supporting al-Qaeda following the events of 11 September 2001. Here is a timeline of key events in Afghanistan since 1979. Picture: AFP

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