Khaama: Afghanistan’s caretaker government hopes for the resumption of flights between New Delhi and Kandahar. The Taliban-run government in Afghanistan are optimistic that India will agree to resume direct flights between New Delhi and Kandahar, reported by Hindustan Times. Last week, the Taliban welcomed India’s budget for the 2023-24 financial year, saying that the announcement
8am: A reliable source in the Taliban-run Public Health Department in Kandahar reported this order was verbally communicated to the employees on Sunday. The Taliban have already banned women from working with national or international Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Chromite reserves, estimated at around 13,000 tons, have been found in Daman district of southern Kandahar province. Local officials said that exploration work is ongoing at the site of the mine. Click here to read more (external link).
MSF: Difficulties reaching and affording medical care are not the only barriers to TB treatment faced by people in Afghanistan. Another is the widespread lack of knowledge about the disease. MSF teams carry out regular health promotion activities in local communities in Kandahar to improve people’s understanding of TB. Over 70 per cent of patients
Khaama: The local Taliban government authorities in Kandahar province of southern Afghanistan denied the allegations of desecrating the tomb of Mullah Naqibullah Akhund, a former Jihadi commander. Reactions have followed the desecration of Mullah Naqibullah Akhund’s burial. He was one of the previous Jamiat-e-Islami jihadist commanders, and his gravesite is in Kandahar’s Arghandab district. This
By Abubakar Siddique Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty November 2, 2022 Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers declared a general amnesty for their former foes who fought them for two decades as part of the Western-backed Afghan government. But supporters of a late Afghan general say they have been under relentless Taliban persecution for the more than 14 months since
8am: The blast happened on Tuesday night (October 25th) when a military vehicle carrying Taliban forces was on patrol in the fourth district of Kandahar city. One Taliban member was reportedly killed and another member was injured in this blast. Meanwhile, Afghanistan’s Liberation Front – an anti-Taliban armed group – has claimed responsibility for the
By Omid Zahirmal Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 13, 2022 The Taliban has ordered male teachers and high-school students in the southern province of Kandahar to sign a written pledge that they will adhere to the militant group’s extremist interpretation of Islamic Shari’a law. That includes following the Taliban’s strict dress code for men, including
8am: Local sources in Kandahar province confirm that unidentified armed men have attacked a prominent commander of the Taliban whose name is Abdul Sattar in this province. The attack was reportedly carried out Wednesday night in the first security district of Kandahar city, Kabul Shah area, killing this key commander of the Taliban. A reliable
AFP: A mass grave containing the remains of 12 people has been uncovered in Afghanistan, Taliban officials said on Monday. The grave was found by villagers over the past few days in the town of Spin Boldak, bordering Pakistan, a site of fierce fighting between former Afghan government forces and Taliban fighters before the Taliban