Afghanistan: Hardline make-up of Taliban government condemned by world leaders

International leaders have condemned the make-up of Afghanistan’s interim government, as the Taliban appointed a number of hardliners to the all-male cabinet, including one minister on the FBI’s most wanted list. (Subscribe:

Dozens of women have taken to the streets to protest at a government made up entirely of men.

We spent some of the day with one of America’s most wanted men, Khalil Haqqani, as of yesterday, Afghanistan’s minister for refugees.
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Iran’s new hardline president inherits economic crisis and growing tension in Gulf

Iran’s Supreme Leader has officially endorsed the hardliner Ebrahim Raisi as the country’s next president – two days before his inauguration.


He’ll take charge of a country in the grip of another wave of Covid cases – and an economic crisis as well as growing tension in the Gulf.


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Hardline judge wins Iran election amid low turnout

Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline judge who is under U.S. sanctions for human rights abuses, secured a landslide victory on Saturday in Iran’s presidential election after a contest marked by voter apathy over economic hardships and political restrictions.

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Hardline candidate expected to win Iran’s presidential election

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz reports from Tehran, where many Iranians believe the election results have already been determined, as the country also grapples with a crippled economy.

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Iran election underway amid voter apathy, economic troubles, U.S. concerns over hardline President

CBS News Senior Foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports in Tehran as Iranians head to the polls for the country’s next president amid tensions with the West over its tattered nuclear deal and shattered economy after several years of sanctions and corruption.

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