8am: In a newsletter, the Freedom Front has claimed that its forces have carried out a guerrilla attack on the Taliban bases in Parwan province, killing 3 Taliban fighters and injuring 4 others. Two Taliban vehicles are also destroyed in the attack. Click here to read more (external link). Related Taliban murder tribal leader in
8am: Local sources in Samangan province have confirmed that the Taliban rebels have arrested their Uzbek commander named Mullah Jandullah. He is accused of helping the National Resistance Front in the province. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Confirming the incident, local sources told Hasht-e Subh that Mawlawi Raihan, the mayor of Samangan, was under siege by Commander Jafar’s forces during the “adultery” act. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: The Taliban Intelligence has arrested more than 10 former local commanders in Samangan province over the past three days, local sources have reported. In the past three days, more than 100 former local commanders have been displaced in the province to prevent from being detained by the Taliban Intelligence, according to sources. Click here
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
Jamie Dettmer VOA News August 9, 2021 The beleaguered Afghan government is having to turn to veteran warlords to try to fend off the Taliban as international forces withdraw from the country. The warlords return to playing a major military role is a key part of President Ashraf Ghani’s national mobilization plan to halt the
Ariana: At least three people have died in flash floods in northern Samangan province, local officials said Monday. Abdul Munir Rahimi, a spokesman for Samangan police, told Ariana News that flash floods swept through Shabashak village in Dara Soaf Bala district of the province on Sunday night. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: A competition featuring traditional wrestling, known as Koresh, was held in Samangan on Monday and ended with the selection of seven top athletes to join the province’s team. Over 100 athletes from five Samangan clubs participated. Koresh is a traditional wrestling sport that originated in Central Asia. Click here to read more (external
Tolo News: The Taliban is trying to take control of revenue generating sectors in Samangan province, local officials said on Thursday. Daud Kalakani, the governor of Samangan, said the Taliban has increased their presence near coal mines in Dara-e-Soof Bala and Dara-e-Soof Paeen areas to take over the mines and collect money for their war
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 13, 2020 A major Taliban attack on the offices of Afghanistan’s main intelligence agency has killed at least 11 security personnel and wounded dozens of others, mostly civilians. A group of militants detonated a car bomb at the entrance of the National Security Directorate (NDS) offices in Aybak, the capital