8am: Buzkashi competitions between famous horse-mounted players at the level of Kunduz were held in the stadium of Sar-Dawra, Kunduz, the sports director of Kunduz, Mohammad Qayyum Rahimi told Hasht-e Subh today (Monday, November 22). Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Local officials and residents of Kunduz province said Thursday that the number of drug addicts in the province has risen sharply in the past few months, largely due to poverty. Kunduz hospital officials said in the past three months, 91 addicts have been treated at the hospital. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: In response to the suicide attack, Afghan civilians have criticized the Taliban for failing to provide security, saying that although the Taliban had assured the people that they would bring security, they have not fulfilled their promises. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 8, 2021 A suicide blast inside a Shi’ite mosque in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz has reportedly killed and wounded at least 100 people in the bloodiest attack since the Taliban took control of most of the country in August. In a tweet, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan
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,
Press TV August 10, 2021 Ongoing offensives by the Taliban militants in Afghanistan have forced thousands of civilians to flee their homes across the country. The Taliban on Tuesday captured Farah City in western Afghanistan, the seventh provincial capital to fall to them since Friday. “This afternoon, the Taliban entered the city of Farah after
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi August 9, 2021 Afghan security forces battled Taliban fighters in the northern provinces of Balkh and Takhar on August 9, a day after militants overran three provincial capitals, including most of the strategic northeastern city of Kunduz, officials said. In Balkh, heavy clashes have been under way close to the provincial capital of
RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi August 8, 2021 Taliban fighters overran three provincial capitals, including the strategic city of Kunduz and Sar-e Pol in the north of the country on August 8, local officials and a spokesman for the militants said as the group stepped up its northern offensive and threatened more urban centers. The militants have
Rolling Stone: Kunduz, a city of some 370,000 people, had fallen to the Taliban twice before – in 2015 and 2016 — but was retaken with the help of U.S. Special Forces and air support. A loss here now would be severely demoralizing and could have a domino effect at a time when other provincial
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty June 26, 2021 Local aid officials in north Afghanistan said on June 26 that thousands of families have been displaced as government troops battle Taliban militants for control of the key city of Kunduz. Taliban militants have already captured districts that surround Kunduz, which has briefly fallen under insurgents’ control at