Tag - Central Asia

Iran, Taliban exchange gunfire at Afghan border over water rights


Kabul: The Taliban and Iran exchanged heavy gunfire last week on the Islamic Republic’s border with Afghanistan, killing and wounding troops while sharply escalating rising tensions between the two countries amid a dispute over water rights. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency quoted the country’s deputy police chief, Gen Qassem Rezaei, accusing the Taliban of opening fire...