8am: If the Taliban group is supposed to create an identity for itself, it is nothing more than a radical nationalistic-religious group. Ethnic and religious background is a significant factor in determining the level of trust among the group’s members. The Badakhshani Taliban, who are predominantly of Tajik origin, do not share common ancestry with
8am: It is noteworthy that ethnic tensions, stemming from the predominantly Pashtun composition of the Taliban in Afghanistan, may be contributing to the detainment of Tajik individuals associated with the group in certain provinces. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: As the Taliban continue to rule over the country, some Pashtun nomads [Kuchis], a tribe supported by the Taliban, have started confiscating the property of other tribes in the corners of the country. Following Takhar, Sar-e Pol, Baghlan, and other provinces, people in Badghis are now facing usurpation challenges. The most recent case reveals
8am: Local sources in Panjshir province report that the Taliban has dismissed at least 400 civil and military employees from the offices of this province. Sources claim that the dismissed people are of Tajik origin and they are replaced with people from Kandahar and Helmand provinces. Click here to read more (external link).
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).
8am: Out of all the Taliban commanders leading the blood-shedding attacks against the people, Qari Fasehuddin, a Tajik ethnic affiliate commander of the Taliban has been leading most of the attacks on his own people more than any other Taliban commander and his bosses. Fasehuddin’s mystery behind his cruelty against his own countrymen is a
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
By Mumin Ahmadi Sirojiddin Tolibov Nigorai Fazliddin Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 12, 2022 A watchtower being built on the Afghan-Tajik border that is manned by members of the “Tajik Taliban” has caught the attention of Tajik officials. The Taliban and Tajik militants who have joined forces with the Taliban are building a new observation post
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
8am: After seizing power in August 2021, the Taliban has slowly and steadily begun to purge non-Pashtun commanders off its ranks. So far, several Uzbek and Tajik commanders of the group have been ousted from the government in control of the Taliban. Among the Taliban commanders ousted by the group is Mawlawi Mehdi Mujahid. Mahdi