8am: A video sent to Hasht-e Subh, showing dozens of Taliban fighters along with their vehicles are leaving the Chamalwarda district of Panjshir province this morning. Although the exact motive for the Taliban’s withdrawal from Panjshir is still unknown, sources say they are likely to be sent to Balkhab district in Sar-e Pol to confront
Aamaj: Local sources in Sar-e-Pul told Aamaj News that Taliban have resumed their attacks on positions of Mawlawi Mahdi in Balkhab district after several hours of delay. According to the sources yesterday 14 Taliban fighters [have been] killed and 10 others wounded in the skirmish. It has been three days that Taliban are trying to
8am: A source close to Mawlawi Mehdi says that several Taliban fighters have been killed and several others were captured during the battle in Balkhab. The source said that local forces in Balkhab, led by Mawlawi Mehdi, attacked the Taliban forces on Thursday evening (June 23rd) in the area between Dozdan Dara and Qomkotal. Local
8am: Sources say that fierce clashes between the Taliban and local forces led by Mawlawi Mehdi Mujahid, the only Taliban commander from the Hazara community who recently left Taliban ranks, are taking place in various parts of Balkhab district, Sar-e-Pul province. A source close to Mehdi Mujahid told Hasht-e Subh that the clashes began this
8am: Simultaneously with the escalation of the clashes in Panjshir, the Taliban’s supreme leader has recently appointed Mohammad Nasim Noori as a new governor for the province, local sources reported. The new appointed governor for Panjshir is from Helmand province and a Pashtun, according to sources. Taliban members have not yet provided details on his
8am: A family in Sar-e-Pul province has sold its four daughters because of starvation. Since the collapse of the former administration, there have been many reports of child trafficking in many territories. Ever since, poverty and unemployment have also escalated to an uncommon stage in the country. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The commander of the Al-Fatha corps in northern Afghanistan, Ataullah Omari, said that the newly deployed forces are professionally trained. The commander denied reports about the presence of Daesh fighters in the province and warned that they would prevent any attacks. Click here to read more (external link).
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
Ayaz Gul VOA News April 22, 2020 ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – Clashes between government forces and Taliban insurgents have killed about 60 combatants on both sides, officials in Afghanistan said Wednesday. In a major pre-dawn attack, the Taliban raided army and police outposts in two districts of the northern Sar-e-Pul Province. Provincial governor Abdul Qadir Ashna
Tolo News: The Stability and Convergence team led by Abdullah Abdullah introduced Mohammad Noor Rahmani as the governor of Sar-e-Pul at a gathering in the province on Saturday. They also took down President Ghani’s portrait from the provincial governor’s office. Meanwhile, Kamaluddin Nizami, governor of the central province of Panjshir, appeared at a press conference