Tolo News: The number of patients suffering from cancer has increased across the country, the Ministry of Public Health said, adding that more than 10,000 patients have been referred to cancer centers over the past five months. The rise of cancer cases comes as Afghanistan is facing a shortage of medical equipment in a weakened
Tolo News: Residents of Maimana city in Faryab province said because of road construction their homes were destroyed by the municipality. In addition, they say they have spent days without shelter, they are facing economic challenges, they cannot buy new homes, and the municipality must fulfil its commitment to provide compensation. Click here to read
8am: A well-known local source in Faryab province told Hasht-e Subh on the condition of anonymity that the Taliban were removing non-Pashtuns who head government institutions and replacing them with Pashtun affiliates. Referring to the arrest of Mawlawi Aref, an Uzbek commander in charge of the Aqina railway port, the source said that the Taliban
Tolo News: The market for carpets from the northwestern province of Faryab province has dried up. Sellers of hand-woven carpets are dissatisfied with the decline in sales of hand-made rugs in the province. After the political change in the country, the lack of a market for weavers has affected them. Click here to read more
8am: Simultaneously, the Liberation Front and the Freedom Front Forces also reported targeted attacks on Taliban members in Kapisa and Kandahar provinces. Shamsullah Mohammadi, Acting Head of the Taliban Information and Culture in Faryab province, has confirmed the clashes but has denied any casualties of the Taliban members. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Due to heavy rains over the past three days, Panjshir, Nuristan, and Faryab provinces have witnessed devastating floods. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Mohammad Zaman Azami, Head of COVID-19 Hospital in the province told Hasht-e Subh that the hospital has all the basic supplies, including active beds and medicines except oxygen and food shortages. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: The dead body of a carpet seller was found from a well in the Andkhoy district of Faryab province three months after he was abducted in the district, local sources confirm. He has been killed at a time while kidnapping and armed robberies have increased recently in the country. Click here to read more
Bruce Pannier Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty January 29, 2022 Since the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan in August, information has trickled in about tensions building between the ethnic Uzbek, Turkmen, and Tajik communities in parts of northern Afghanistan and the mainly Pashtun Taliban fighters who have moved to the area in recent months. The
WSJ: Afghanistan’s Taliban are battling a rebellion by ethnic minority fighters in their own ranks in the country’s north, a sign that ties are fraying within the alliance built by the Islamist group that seized control of the country in August. Some Uzbeks who joined the Taliban, which is dominated by Pashtuns from the country’s