Iran's semi-official Nour News confirmed the death of one Iranian border guard.
The meetings between Pakistani and Afghan officials followed trilateral talks with China.
In a letter to Blinken dated Friday and released on Monday, Representative Michael McCaul said information that has been provided about a "dissent channel" cable sent in July 2021
The UN has some 3,300 Afghan staff, of whom about 400 are female, while about 600 international staff in the country are not affected by the ban.
"We will never be silent in the face of unprecedented systemic attacks on women's and girls' rights," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said
A Pakistani columnist writes that a nuclear-armed Pakistan is an antidote to the 'cancer named Israel.'
Last week the UN had to stress that the meeting will not focus on the possible international recognition of the Taliban administration after comments by the deputy UN chief sparked concern.
"He was a key ISIS-K official directly involved in plotting operations like Abbey Gate, and now is no longer able to plot or conduct attacks," - White House spokesperson
Strike has been ruled out by experts, who say it would destabilize regional peace
Russia-Iran-China conference discusses long-term plans for the Middle East, Central Asia, and the "new silk road"