Aamaj: Yesterday November 28 the EU said that the Taliban representatives asked them for help, to keep running the Kabul airport. The EU delegation once again emphasized that Taliban should observe women rights, and take effective steps towards inclusive government. Earlier Taliban said that they would not allow foreign forces to be in Afghanistan. Click
8am: Baghlan Residents are worried about children being forced to work hard on the streets of Pul-e-Khumri, saying that hundreds of children are working on the streets due to poverty. Local Taliban officials in Baghlan, however, say their government cannot manage the situation. Click here to read more (external link).
A power crisis in the central Afghan province of Ghor is making life there even more difficult. Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan in mid-August, the state electricity company Breshna has been unable to keep diesel power generators going in the provincial capital of Feroz Koh due to a lack of funds. The generators
8am: Sakhi Murad and Abdul Khaliq came to Herat from Ghor and Badghis provinces. Due to poverty, the two fathers have decided to sell their children for money. Sakhi Murad moved to Herat two years ago due to war and insecurity in the village of Chehelgazi in the Dolina district of Ghor province. He now
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty November 15, 2021 Afghanistan’s national currency has reached its lowest level in the past two decades against the U.S. dollar as the war-ravaged country’s economy struggles to stay afloat following the Taliban takeover. The November 14 exchange rate on the foreign-exchange market Sarai Shahzada was quoted at 95 afghanis for one dollar. Two
8am: On Tuesday, November 9, the Prime Minister of the Taliban Mohammad Hasan Akhund ordered the General Directorate of Taliban Intelligence to precisely inquire into the case of the arrest and beating of the former representative of Parliament Allah Gul Mujahid and to bring the perpetrators to justice. Click here to read more (external link).
Al Jazeera: The supreme leader of the Taliban, Haibatullah Akhunzada, has warned the group that there may be “unknown” entities among their ranks who are “working against the will of the government”. Click here to read more (external link).
By Michael Scollon RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi November 3, 2021 A punishing winter looms for many Afghans who are already dealing with the effects of a devastating humanitarian crisis and an economic crunch brought on by the Taliban takeover, the withdrawal of foreign forces, and suspension of international funding. The state health-care system, propped up by foreign
Employees of Red Crescent told Aamaj News: "The institution has sufficient money, but due to Taliban's bad management, we have not received our salaries for past three months."https://t.co/IKHadljKet pic.twitter.com/Nl8INeKqlU — Aamaj News (@aamajnews24) October 26, 2021