Jeff Seldin VOA News August 18, 2023 Two years after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, there is growing consensus that the country is again devolving into a hotbed of terrorism activity that is already beginning to affect the region, if not yet capable of reaching the West. Some of the more damning assessments have come
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi December 2, 2022 Unidentified militants tried to storm the headquarters of the Afghan party Hizb-e Islami headed by veteran politician Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the party said in a statement. Two attackers were killed as they tried to enter the Kabul building, and a third escaped. Officials said Hekmatyar was inside at the time
Ariana: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, leader of Hizb-e-Islami, on Friday called for establishment of a council whose members would be elected by the people and which would draft a constitution and decide the future governance system. “We never want to join a government which is not formed based on the people’s votes…where the highest authority is not
Aamaj: Mohammad Sadiq Akef Muhajir, spokesman for the vice and virtue ministry reacting to remarks of the Hezb-e-Islami leader, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, stated, “the poor man lacks knowledge in this regard.” Muhajir in a tweet added that once members of Hezb-e-Islami threw acid on faces of women in Kabul, and in Shamshato camp in Peshawar, Pakistan.
Ariana: “Coalition governments cannot administer a country like Afghanistan. Nowhere has it been successful. In Afghanistan too, it has not been successful. Experience also suggests the same. We witnessed it in the past 40 years. The communists could not form a coalition government. The secularists couldn’t make a successful coalition government in the past 20
Jeff Seldin VOA News March 20, 2022 WASHINGTON — Intelligence agencies worldwide are warning that Taliban rule in Afghanistan is radically reshaping terrorist and militant groups in South Asia and around the world. Specifically, intelligence and counterterrorism officials say that despite Taliban promises to sever ties with al-Qaida and oppose terror groups such as the Islamic
"Iran is trying to preclude recognition of Taliban."https://t.co/d9fCJUoaYi pic.twitter.com/1Za7DPLkUt — Aamaj News (@aamajnews24) November 7, 2021 Aamaj: The Hezb-e-Islami leader, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, says that Iran is trying to preclude recognition of Taliban, whilst China, Russia, Pakistan and some other nieghboring countries are willing to recognize the Taliban, but Iran to preclude this measure held a
Washington Post: A former Afghan militant who is one of the last 40 detainees held at the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, asked a U.S. judge for his freedom on Monday, arguing that President Biden’s recent troop withdrawal announcement amounted to a declaration that the U.S. war in Afghanistan is ending and that all prisoners
Tolo News: Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar at a rally of his supporters in Kabul on Friday asked President Ashraf Ghani to resign over what they described as the Afghan leader’s “deliberate attempt” to disrupt the peace process and his “failure” to fix the ongoing fragile security situation. Hekmatyar, who addressed his supporters from an armored
Ariana: Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of the Hizb-e-Islami Party, has accused the government of being involved in targeted attacks across the country. In an interview with Ariana News, Hekmatyar threatened to expose those involved in the attacks if the government failed to “stop assassinating people”. Click here to read more (external link).