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  • February 7, 2022 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Alleged killing of a civilian by the Taliban in Kabul sparks protest
    Etlat-Rooz: Residents have staged a protest following the killing of a civilian in Kabul’s Mirbacheh Kot district. The incident took place this evening (Monday, February 7) in the “Sarai Khaja” area of Mirbacheh Kot district of Kabul and the victim was a shopkeeper. Protesters carried the body on the Parwan-Kabul highway, chanting “Death to the Taliban!” slogan as the road closed to traffic.      Full news...

  • December 11, 2021 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    The Kabul Times reporter was beaten by the Taliban
    Kabul Times: Maj. Gen. Mobin Khan, a member of the Emirate, confirmed and regretted the incident of Kashfi Sahib's beating. They stressed that the offenders will be interrogated and dealt with severely.General Mobin assures that journalists are good colleagues of the Emirate and that in any situation they want, the Islamic Emirate will work with them as much as possible.      Full news...

  • January 26, 2021 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Afghanistan should be wary of a government with power sharing
    The Hill: While the peace talks in Afghanistan are stalled until the administration of Joe Biden takes new action, calls for more power sharing mechanisms to represent manifold groups in the political system are gaining momentum. This is a tempting idea, and Afghans have had a taste of power sharing in recent years, starting with the appointment of Hamid Karzai as president with the diverse ethnic cabinet, and then the deal between Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah after an election dispute.      Full news...


  • January 11, 2021 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Afghanistan probes Nimroz air raid that killed civilians
    Aljazeera: Afghan authorities have said they are investigating a weekend air raid which local officials say killed more than a dozen civilians, including children.Provincial officials said 15 people died on Saturday night when a rocket struck a house in Khashrod district of Nimroz province. Relatives of the victims and witnesses put the death toll at 18, all members of the same family in Munazari village.      Full news...

  • October 22, 2020 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Many killed and wounded in Afghanistan visa stampede
    BBC News: The incident happened after "thousands of people" gathered to request permits to Pakistan, a local spokesman said.The crowd had been redirected to a sports stadium instead of the usual visa centre in the city of Jalalabad. Visa applications to Pakistan have just resumed after a seven-month pause due to the pandemic.      Full news...

  • August 20, 2020 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Why Afghan government is pushing more Taliban-style policies
    The Christian Science Monitor: When, to kick-start long-delayed intra-Afghan peace talks, thousands of Afghan delegates gathered to consider a final release of hardened Taliban prisoners, Belquis Roshan held up a sign of protest. The words on the female lawmaker’s banner were clear: “Redeeming” the Taliban amounted to “national treason.”      Full news...

  • September 23, 2019 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    40 civilians, including children, reported killed in Afghan commando strike
    The New York Times: Government officials in the southern Afghan province of Helmand said on Monday that as many as 40 civilians, including children, may have been killed during a government commando raid on an insurgent stronghold the night before. Accounts from the scene were fragmentary and contradictory, typical of violent clashes in which civilians are reported killed in remote areas late at night.      Full news...

  • August 13, 2019 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    11 Civilians Killed In Special Unit’s Raid In Paktia: Residents
    TOLOnews.com: At least 11 people were taken out of their homes and were killed the “01 Unit” of the National Directorate of Security at a night raid in Zurmat district of the northern province of Paktia, tribal elders and residents claimed. The operation was carried out in Gulal Koh village on Sunday night, August 11.      Full news...