WSJ: The Taliban have displaced hundreds of families belonging to Afghanistan’s Shiite Hazara community in central Afghanistan, reinforcing fears of renewed persecution against a minority that suffered under Taliban rule in the past. The evictions this week in the Gizab district of Uruzgan province… Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Abdullah Atefi, a poet and historian from Uruzgan province, was killed Wednesday night, allegedly by the Taliban. According to Mohammad Omar Shirzad, governor of Uruzgan, Atefi was dragged out of his house in Chora district before being killed. Click here to read more (external link).
By Radio Free Afghanistan June 8, 2021 The Taliban has captured another district center in Afghanistan, adding to the insurgent group’s recent military gains since the start of the withdrawal of international troops from the war-torn country. Government forces abandoned the center of the Dawlat Abad district in the northern province of Faryab and retreated to
Mustafa Sarwar Radio Free Afghanistan March 16, 2021 Farmer Abdul Shakur planted green beans in the northern Parwan Province. But the fate of his crop hangs in the balance this year due to a lack of adequate snowfall. The 65-year-old farmer says his seven-member family depends on his small plot of land, one-third of a
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty January 19, 2021 A spate of violence has killed more than two dozen people across Afghanistan, even as peace talks are under way between representatives of the government and Taliban militants in Qatar. The Defense Ministry said in a statement on January 19 that four Afghan soldiers were killed overnight in
Tolo News: The Taliban has dug up the grave of a former police commander in Uruzgan and mutilated his body, the police commander’s family said. Shah Mohammad Shah, the district police chief for Dihrawood district, was killed in an attack by armed men in the district on June 30. His family members said this act
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty November 23, 2020 Sharifullah Sharafat Abubakar Siddique TARIN KOT, Afghanistan — Mariam weeps at any mention of her late son, Rozi Khan. The Afghan grandmother, who goes by one name only, vividly remembers how Australian forces killed Khan, 22, in Sarkhum, their village near Tarin Kot, the capital of southern Uruzgan
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 24, 2020 Afghan government forces claim to have killed 65 Taliban militants during a battle in the nation’s eastern provinces as fighting continues to rage between the two sides while they hold peace talks. The latest battle took place on September 23 after the Taliban fighters stormed a military headquarters
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan July 22, 2020 Eight Afghan security personnel, including three senior security officials, were killed by a roadside bomb in a central district targeted by the Taliban as violence in the country continues to surge despite a peace deal. The eight security officers were on their way from an army base in
KABUL, Afghanistan, June 19 (Xinhua) — The number of polio cases in Afghanistan has reached nine as a new case has been detected in Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province, the country’s Ministry of Public Health said in a statement released here Wednesday. “Unfortunately another polio case detected in Trinkot, capital city of Uruzgan province as a two