Khaama: Local officials in the Southeastern Province of Khost have reported the discovery of a mass grave in the center of the province, stating that the remains of at least 100 bodies have been discovered from this mass grave. Basmillah Bilal, the mayor of the Taliban in Khost, has stated that this mass grave was
Tolo News: A flight was made from Khost International Airport to Al Ain, UEA on Friday (January 26). The Ministry of Transportation and Civil Aviation said that the first flight, which was a commercial flight, was conducted by Ariana Afghan Airlines from Khost province to Al Ain after a two-year wait. “I am very happy
8am: Local sources in Khost have reported the tragic demise of an elderly and influential tribal figure due to Taliban torture in the province. The late tribal leader, identified as Haji Mirwolak, breathed his last on Tuesday, December 5, succumbing to the brutal treatment inflicted by the Taliban in the Ali Sher district of Khost.
8am: Reliable sources on Wednesday, November 15, revealed that a joint team from the Taliban’s Department for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, along with the Crime Fighting Management, has initiated the tracking, apprehension, and punishment of social media users in Khost. According to these sources, the Taliban’s joint team has cautioned social
Tolo News: A number of residents of Khost province, which borders Pakistan, said that land, cars, pine nuts, houses, food, gold, silver and many other goods are still being bought and sold in the province for Pakistani currency instead of Afghan money. Click here to read more (external link).
Khaama: Provincial security officials confirmed the incident. The blast unfolded within the third security district of Taloqan, as said in an official statement by the provincial security officials. This incident followed closely on the heels of another explosion in Khost province two days earlier, resulting in the loss of three lives and seven others wounded
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi August 14, 2023 At least three people were killed and seven others were wounded in an explosion at a hotel in Afghanistan eastern province of Khost, which borders Pakistan’s former militant stronghold of North Waziristan, police said on August 14. A statement issued by the office of the Taliban governor in Khost
8am: Several farmers in Khost reported on Sunday, May 21, that the Taliban has informed them in the province’s center and districts that they are not allowed to use machinery for wheat harvesting. According to the farmers, this action by the Taliban has resulted in a prolonged process of wheat collection from the fields. Click
Tolo News: The head of the media organizations in the southeastern province of Khost voiced concerns that they have been struggling with a shortage of content because their publications must meet Islamic Emirate [Taliban] policies. The officials said that it is difficult to prepare their content rapidly in a way that also meets the demands
Roshan Noorzai VOA News May 10, 2023 WASHINGTON — The Taliban released four Afghan journalists on Wednesday after detaining them for two days in the southeastern province of Khost. Sakhi Sarwar Miakhil, editor in chief of Gharghasht TV; Pamir Andish, editor in chief of Cheenar Radio; Abdul Rahman Ashna of Nan FM, and Mohammaduddin Shah Khiali,