Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Exclusive: Taliban refurbishing equipment to build their own air force |. AL Jazeera Newsfeed” – below is their description.
The Taliban says it’s working to put together its own airf orce. Al Jazeera’s @osamabinjavaid obtained access to the hangar where a team of experts is working to refurbish destroyed military hardware left behind by foreign forces.
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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.
Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.
The Taliban or Taleban, who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, is a Deobandi Islamist movement and military organization in Afghanistan, currently waging war within the country. Since 2016, the Taliban’s leader has been Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada.