Tolo News: Islamic Emirate spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, reacting to the new movement, said no one can threaten the people of Afghanistan in the name of resistance or anything else. “No longer is there a need for making fronts. Anyone who establishes a front will not gain good results,” he said. Click here to read more
Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News October 14, 2021 KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — China wants to invest billions of dollars in Afghanistan if the Taliban guarantee security for their workers and their assets. This, according to the Taliban’s acting Deputy Minister of Information and Culture Zabihullah Mujahid, who also said his government is ready to deliver. In a television
Tolo News: The deputy minister of information and culture, Zabiullah Mujahid, downplayed the threat of Daesh, saying that the group would soon be suppressed. “We don’t call Daesh a threat, but we call it a headache,” Mujahid said. “It creates headaches in some places but is immediately taken out in every incident; (they) have been
VOA News October 3, 2021 A bomb blast outside Kabul’s main mosque Sunday afternoon killed and injured several Afghan civilians, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said. It was the first such assault in the capital since late August, when an Islamic State-Khorasan Province suicide bomber killed around 200 people, including 13 U.S. soldiers, near the Kabul
Masood Farivar VOA News October 1, 2021 WASHINGTON — Several Afghan news outlets received letters from the Taliban this week, with instructions including on how the group wants to be identified in news coverage. The letter – obtained by VOA – says that news organizations should refer to the Taliban by their official name and prohibits
Tolo News: Zabihullah Mujahid, Deputy Minister of Information and Culture, on Wednesday said the United States has violated Afghanistan’s airspace by its drones. “It has recently acted in violation of all international law and the United States’ commitments to the Islamic Emirate in Doha, Qatar, and Afghanistan’s sacred airspace is being occupied by US drones.
Aamaj News: Zabihullah Mujahid has announced that Mullah Mohammad Hassan will lead the new government. Mullah Baradar was appointed as first deputy. Mawlavi Hannafi was appointed as second deputy. Mullah Yaqub was appointed by the Taliban to head the Ministry of National Defense. Sirajuddin Haqqani has been appointed by the Taliban as acting interior minister.
NYT: Although he sought to convey a much more tolerant image of the Taliban, Mr. Mujahid did confirm one report: Music will not be allowed in public. “Music is forbidden in Islam,” he said, “but we’re hoping that we can persuade people not do such things, instead of pressuring them.” Click here to read more
Frud Bezhan Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty August 18, 2021 Prominent female news presenter Shabnam Dawran is one of Afghanistan’s most recognizable faces. But after the Taliban’s takeover of the Afghan capital on August 15, she was promptly fired along with all her female colleagues. A Taliban militant flanked by a white Taliban flag took her
One of the most elusive spokespeople in the world. Zabiullah Mujahid shows his face to the world. pic.twitter.com/0EthMCWRgF — BILAL SARWARY (@bsarwary) August 17, 2021