8am: Taliban on the bases of vague allegations against Uzbek and Tajik Taliban members have been trying to remove them from their ranks. This is one of the reasons that have escalated internal conflicts and tensions among the Taliban members. As a result of internal conflicts among the Taliban fighters in Barka district of Baghlan
Daily Sabah: The Taliban are implementing public policies contrary to Islamic Sharia law, forcing Pashtun identity in a diverse society by eliminating non-Pashtun texts and disposing non-Pashtun identity from daily life. Such provocations by the Taliban brought controversy to the existence of a cohesive spontaneous national identity, which is crucial for the survival of a
Aamaj: Nine months after Taliban’s domination the latest survey of Aamaj News shows that 82.7% of the Taliban’s cabinet members are Pashtuns and 96.5% of them are their own members. According to this survey 79.4% of governors are Pashtuns and 100% of them are Taliban members. There are 6.8% Tajiks, 6.8% Uzbeks, and 3.4% Nuristanis
8am: For the past two weeks, the Taliban have been harassing the residents of Behsud of Maidan Wardak province on charges of vague and baseless pretexts. Local sources claim that the Taliban have recently arrested, tortured and extorted a large sum of money from the residents of Hesa-i-Awal and Markazi Bihsud districts. According to the
8am: Taliban have recently deployed 300 additional Forces from Kandahar and Eastern provinces in Badakhshan to replace the local Taliban fighters. The purpose to increase the outsider Taliban fighter in Badakhshan is to seize the control of gold mines and grazing grass. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Disputes between Kuchis (Pashtun nomads) and the sedentary population living in central Afghanistan have been one of the most critical and complicated issues in the last twenty years. The issue has usually led to armed conflicts and widespread protests in the past. Governments, however, have never been able or willing to address it. Click
8am: The issue of nomads entering the agriculture fields in diffident parts of the country, particularly Hazarajat has been a historical issue, which has roots in decrees of displacement issued by and in the time of Abdur-Rahman, a brutal king who forcefully displaced Hazaras from their ancient geographic areas and distributed their lands amongst the
Asharq Al-Awsat: Eight months since it came to power, this hated government has not gained recognition by international community. The only weapon it has is to vicitimize itself, exaggerate the presence of terrorist groups in Afghanistan and use the name of ISIS to create terror amongst the Westerners. Taliban has now created an imaginary group
8am: Local sources in Kunduz province have confirmed that a suicide bomber blew up himself inside a mosque in the Imam Sahib district of Kunduz province. According to sources, at least 40 prayers have been killed and more than 50 others injured. Click here to read more (external link). Related Deadly bombing in Mazar sparks
8am: Hazaras have been the primary target of the proxy war and game being played in the region. They have paid the price of this game with their blood at schools, hospitals, sports clubs, wedding halls, masques, and highways. Click here to read more (external link).