Abubakar Siddique Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty August 13, 2023 The education of girls and women is universally accepted in more than 200 countries and territories, including nearly 50 Muslim-majority nations. But Afghanistan’s hard-line Islamist Taliban rulers have banned teenage girls from attending school after the sixth grade since they returned to power two years ago.
8am: This article seeks to explain the war between Khans and Mullahs for control of the Pashtun tribes’ leadership, as well as the internal and external factors that contributed to the Mullahs’ success. It is suggested that the Mullahs, who now occupy the positions of the Khans, are performing those roles with soldiers, living off
By Abubakar Siddique Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty November 2, 2022 Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers declared a general amnesty for their former foes who fought them for two decades as part of the Western-backed Afghan government. But supporters of a late Afghan general say they have been under relentless Taliban persecution for the more than 14 months since
Atalayar: The Hazara community, one of the ethnic groups in Afghanistan that have suffered the most persecution throughout its history, stands out in this regard. Life for the Hazaras has never been easy due to their differences with the rest of the Afghan communities, in particular with the Pashtuns, one of the main ethnic groups in the
8am: According to sources, the Taliban group launched this search operation on Friday night in the areas of Rastaqabad, Sardawra, Karte Faizabad and University Alley. Sources have added that the Taliban have searched only the Tajik areas of this city with ethnic segregation. Click here to read more (external link).
BBC News: “You can’t say anything at all,” he said, describing how some were simply threatened whilst others were kept in jail. “The Taliban have different types of torture for them, hitting them with cables and pipes, holding their heads under water.” Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Local sources say that during the house-to-house inspections in the center of Samangan province, Taliban fighters started fighting each other on Tuesday morning (July 19th). Pashtun and Arab Taliban have reportedly clashed with each other. The cause of this conflict is still unknown. Click here to read more (external link). Related Infighting between Pashtun
8am: Local sources in Takhar province have confirmed that two Pashtun Taliban are killed and four others injured as a result of internal clashes between Pashtun and Uzbek Taliban-affiliated members in this province. The clashes took place at around 12:00am on Monday at the central intersection of Khwaja Bahauddin district, Takhar province. Click here to
8am: A source close to Mawlawi Mehdi says that several Taliban fighters have been killed and several others were captured during the battle in Balkhab. The source said that local forces in Balkhab, led by Mawlawi Mehdi, attacked the Taliban forces on Thursday evening (June 23rd) in the area between Dozdan Dara and Qomkotal. Local
8am: Sources in Bamyan province have reported that clashes escalated between Pashtun and Tajik Taliban-affiliated members at around 11:00am Friday during a sport match at the Rohullah Nikpai Gymnasium in the new city of Bamyan province. According to sources, the Pashtun and Tajik Taliban opened fire on each other, which disrupted the sport tournament and