8am: A loud explosion was heard on Wednesday afternoon in the Imam Abu Hanifa mosque in Maimana, the capital city of Faryab, according to witnesses. The blast happened during the worshipers’ exit from the mosque, according to a source. As of yet, no information was available about the casualty tolls and possible damages caused by
8am: Speaking in a public gathering, he says that mullahs are the kindest and most knowledgeable people in society. For this reason, “Either be a mullah’s wife or be a mullah’s cow.” In this speech, he encourages families to convince their daughters to marry Taliban forces. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: The Taliban arrested him on Tuesday night, November 22, in Maimana, the capital of Faryab province, and transferred him to Kabul. His name is Abdul Karim, a national security officer of the former government, and he is a resident of Tekli Khaneh, the third district of Maimana city. This is not the first case
8am: The incident took place at 11:00 o’clock on Saturday night (November 19th) in front of the appeals court in Faryab province. Local sources confirmed that unknown gunmen shot dead two Taliban fighters at a security checkpoint, fleeing the scene immediately after the assassination. Click here to read more (external link).
Khaama: Qari Salahuddin Ayubi, an Uzbek commander of the Taliban, has severed ties with the Taliban group in objection to what he refers to as “ethnicist policies, and monopoly of power.” The disaffected Taliban commander has reportedly left Kabul, the Afghan capital, and is now at his base in Faryab province in northern Afghanistan, BBC
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).