Tolo News: Health officials in Badakhshan province said the number of malnourished children has increased. Ahmad Jawid Mohebi, head of the malnutrition department of the Taliban’s public health department for Badakhshan province, told Hasht-e Subh that due to poverty and hunger, the number of malnourished children in Badakhshan had increased about 1.5 times compared to
8am: Locals in Badakhshan confirmed that there has been an armed clash among Taliban fighters in the Maimay District of Badakhshan province. Two Taliban members and a civilian from Shekay district were killed and, at least, four others were injured in the clashes, sources told Hasht-e Subh on Thursday (January 6th). Click here to read
8am: Sources in Badakhshan’s Faizabad city reported an armed clash in the provincial capital. According to locals, the clash lasted for about an hour among Taliban forces in and around Faizabad’s first district. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Abdul Malik Sayyad, known as “Sayyad Badakhshi”, one of the famous poets and writers of Badakhshan, died last night in Fayzabad, the capital of the province. Sayyad Badakhshi has left three books of poetry, his book “The Song of the Poor” has been published and his other two books are still in pen form.
8am: A 19-year-old young boy was shot for listening to music by the Taliban, sources in Badakhshan said. According to the sources, the Taliban first checked his cell phone, and when they found out that he was listening to music they beat and shot him. Click here to read more (external link).
By RFE/RL’s Tajik Service October 4, 2021 Taliban fighters have reportedly killed an Afghan man who tried to flee to neighboring Tajikistan and detained another man along the Afghan-Tajik border. A source in the city of Ishkashim in Afghanistan’s northern province of Badakhshan, which borders Tajikistan, told RFE/RL on October 3 that the incidents occurred the
RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi August 11, 2021 The Taliban has captured the airport of the strategic northern provincial capital of Kunduz, where hundreds of members of the Afghan security forces reportedly surrendered to the militants as President Ashraf Ghani replaced the army chief of staff. Amid a string of rapid advances by the militants across Afghanistan,
Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News July 25, 2021 ISLAMABAD – The day the Taliban entered Balkh district, 20 km west of Mazar e Sharif, the capital of Balkh province last month, local radio station Nawbahar shuttered its doors and most of its journalists went into hiding. Within days the station started broadcasting again, but the programming
Frud Bezhan Mustafa Sarwar Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 9, 2021 FAIZABAD, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s vast and remote northern province of Badakhshan — which straddles the borders with Pakistan, China, and Tajikistan — was once a bastion of resistance to the Taliban and never conquered by the extremist Islamist group during its five years in
Tolo News: On the fourth day of protests in Badakhshan, demonstrators–who have set up a tent in the city of Faizabad–called for the dismissal of the current governor in the province. They reiterated their original demands for security, electricity, and water. The governor of Badakhshan said that the protest is against the government and that