The American Prospect: Violence has definitely decreased, but has not disappeared. At least in two mountainous districts, Andarab and Khost wa Fereng, anti-Taliban militias primarily consisting of former army soldiers are still active, biding their time and hoping to increase pressure on the Taliban once the winter snows melt away. It is still not fully
8am: It has been for four days that the clashes have been escalated in different parts of Panjshir province between the Taliban and Resistance Front forces, sources have reported. Last night, the Resistance Front forces killed and injured nearly 100 Taliban fighters in an ambush while the Taliban were trying to enter Dara Abdullah khail
8am: The National Resistance Front has claimed that its forces have defeated the Taliban fighters in clashes in areas of Andarab, Baghlan province. According to Sibghatullah Ahmadi, the NRF spokesman, the Resistance Front forces in attack and defense in the areas of Pol-e Hesar, Khair Dara, and Dara Jar-e-Andarab, and in some other areas have
8am: Local sources have confirmed the clashes between the Resistance Front forces and the Taliban in the Dara and Abshar districts of Panjshir province. The residents have further claimed that the Taliban have taken away a number of local elders as hostage. Taliban have arrested them after the attacks on charges of supporting NRF and
8am: Following the collapse of ten villages of Versaj district to NRF forces’ control, the Taliban have deployed Badri forces in the area to bring back the situation under control. Sources told Hasht-e Subh that the rebels are very harshly torturing the residents in Versaj district to make them reveal the locations of the Resistance
8am: In a newsletter, the National Liberation Front has claimed that its forces have killed five Taliban rebels in a guerrilla attack in Paktia province. In another report today, the Liberation Front also claimed that its forces had targeted Mullah Hafizullah Badr, the Taliban’s intelligence chief in western Kabul, in the Bagh-e-Dawood of the Company
8am: Currently, the battle line between the NRF forces and the Taliban is in the villages of Band Barq and Khanqa in Versaj district, as reported. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Local sources in Samangan province have confirmed that the Taliban rebels have arrested their Uzbek commander named Mullah Jandullah. He is accused of helping the National Resistance Front in the province. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: As a result of fierce clashes in the valley of Andarab in Baghlan province between the Taliban and National Resistance Front forces, an NRF commander named Shokrullah Andarabi is killed, local sources have reported. The clashes took place in the Kasa Tarash village of Andarab on Tuesday night, May 3, sources told Hasht-e Subh.
8am: On Saturday night (April 30), the National Resistance Front (NRF) forces led by Khair Mohammad Andarabi carried out attacks on Taliban bases in the villages of Taghanak and Paskundi in the Pul-e-Hesar district (in the Andarab region) of Baghlan province. According to independent sources, casualties were reported on both sides. Eleven Taliban members and