Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

2004–2021 government of Afghanistan

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, sometimes abbreviated as IRA, is the name for the government that ruled Afghanistan between 2004 and 2021. In August 2021 during the Fall of Kabul, most of the city fell to the Taliban, and president Ashraf Ghani escaped from Afghanistan. On August 31, the Taliban had also taken the airport in Kabul.

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
د افغانستان اسلامي جمهوریت
• 2004–2014
Hamid Karzai
• 2014–2021
Ashraf Ghani
• Established
• Disestablished
ISO 3166 codeAF
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan
Panjshir resistance
Today part of Afghanistan

History change

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan was founded following the United States invasion of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in the earlier phases of the War in Afghanistan.[1] Following this invasion, the Taliban started the Taliban insurgency against the new Afghan government. In 2014, Ashraf Ghani was elected to be the President of Afghanistan.[2] In 2021, the Taliban launched the 2021 Taliban offensive. On 15 August 2021, the city of Kabul fell to the Taliban.

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References change

  1. "United Nations S/RES/1386 (2001)".
  2. Kabul, Sune Engel Rasmussen in (2014-09-29). "Afghan president Ashraf Ghani inaugurated after bitter campaign". the Guardian. Retrieved 2021-09-23.