Taliban raises flag at Afghan presidential palace on 9/11
The Taliban on Saturday raised their flag over the Afghan presidential palace, the Associated Press reports.
The big picture: The milestone coincides with the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks in the United States and comes less than one month after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan.
Driving the news: Acting Prime Minister Mohammad Hasan Akhund raised the flag in a ceremony to mark the official start of the Taliban's caretaker government, per AP.
- The Taliban also painted their banner on the entrance to the U.S. Embassy building.
Go deeper: Taliban announce formation of caretaker Afghan government