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People wait outside Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 17, 2021. — Reuters/File

Timeline: The dramatic first month of the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan

Here's is a timeline of main events centring on Afghanistan under the Taliban rule.
Published 15 Sep, 2021 03:17pm

On August 15, 2021, Taliban took over the Afghan capital, Kabul, bringing to an end a 20-year-long war. What followed was chaos, protests, a suicide attack followed by drone strikes, assurances by the Taliban of protecting human rights and granting a general amnesty and the announcement of a new government.

It has been a month since the fall of Kabul.

Here's is a timeline of main events centering on Afghanistan under the Taliban rule.