8am: According to this directive, the name of Abdul Ali Mazari Airport in Bamyan has been changed to “Bamyan Airport,” Abdul Karim Khalili Airport to “Daikundi Airport,” and General Mahiuddin Ghori Airport to “Sultan Ghiyasuddin Ghori Airport.” Renaming places by the Taliban is not a new practice. Previously, this group changed the names of cities,
8am: According to reliable local sources in Bamiyan province, an intra-group clash in the Panjab district resulted in the death of one Taliban fighter and injuries to two others. The clash occurred on Wednesday, May 10, in the center of the district, between fighters of the Taliban. Mullah Abdullah Sarhadi, the Taliban governor in Bamiyan,
Khaama: Taliban have banned the celebration of the Afghan festive Nowruz in the central Daikundi province, warning residents if they are caught celebrating the occasion, they will be treated accordingly. Taliban’s Ministry for the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice in an announcement said the group’s regulators have told people “Islam prohibits the
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi December 20, 2022 Taliban fighters carried out a deadly raid last month in Afghanistan’s central province of Daikundi. The militant group said it targeted and killed “armed rebels” in a village outside of the provincial capital, Nilli, on November 25. But locals said the at least eight people killed in the
8am: Abdul Rauf Hakimi, the brother of Aminullah Mali Hakimi, one of the victims of the Taliban offensive on civilians in Sewak village, Daikundi, in an open letter addressed to the international community on Friday (December 2nd) said that the attack on Daikundi is part of the Taliban’s broader agenda to exterminate and persecute Hazaras.
8am: Reliable local sources in Daikundi province report that during the course fo last two days, the Taliban have arrested six people from “Watameh” village of Khidir district of this province on the allegation of possessing weapons and opposing the Taliban group. On Sunday, November 27, the sources, speaking to Hasht-e Subh said that the
8am: The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has described the Taliban’s attack on Siwak-Shiber village in the vicinity of Nili city, Daikundi province as shocking and sad. Taliban fighters, with the cooperation of their local supporters, attacked and killed two families in Siwak-Shiber area in the center of Daikundi province last Thursday. Click
8am: Taliban forces attacked a village in the vicinity of Nili city, Daikundi province, killing at least 11 residents and injuring three others. Sources confirmed that Taliban forces raided the village of Sayuk Sheebar in the vicinity of Nili city this morning (Friday, November 25th). Click here to read more (external link).
Aamaj: Head of people’s unity party, Mohammad Mohaqiq, said that the residents of 17 villages have been evicted by Taliban in Ghor and Daykundi provinces. Before that people were evicted in Ghazni and Takhar by nomads while Taliban supported them. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Residents told Hasht-e Subh on Friday (October 28th) that Taliban fighters have turned “the Markaz-e Bandar Seminary” in Sangtakht-Wa-Bandar district in Daikundi province into a military base. One of the residents of this district, who does not want his identity to be revealed, says that the Taliban in the mentioned district threw away the