Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. It is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to the north, and Tajikistan and China to the northeast.
The Capital of Afghanistan is Kabul. The country has high levels of terrorism, poverty, and child malnutrition.
The Taliban were removed from power after the US invasion in 2001 but still controlled a significant portion of the country. The twenty-year-long war between the government and the Taliban reached a conclusion with the 2021 Taliban offensive and the resulting fall of Kabul which returned the Taliban to power.
Thousands of Afghan refugees housed temporarily in British hotels have faced increasing harassment by far-right groups, according to organisations monitoring the activities of extremists. Campaigners said the groups are drawing…