Tuesday 9 August 2022
August 06, 2022
New Blast Shakes Kabul, Killing At Least Two And Injuring 22
An explosion has ripped through a mostly Shi’ite area of Kabul, killing at least two people and injuring 22 others in the second blast in two days in the Afghan capital that has been claimed by Sunni-led Islamic State (IS) militants.
August 05, 2022
Gandhara Briefing: Al-Zawahri Assassination, Taliban Media Crackdown, And Killings In North Waziristan
This week's Gandhara Briefing brings you insights into the assassination of Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahri, the Taliban's ongoing media crackdown, and a spike in targeted killings in Pakistan’s North Waziristan district.
August 04, 2022
Taliban Claims It Was 'Unaware' Zawahri Was In Afghanistan, Launches Investigation
The Taliban says it is investigating “claims” that Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Kabul and said it had no information about him "entering and living" in the Afghan capital.
August 04, 2022
Former U.S. Diplomats Urge UN To Reimpose Travel Ban On Taliban Leaders
A group of former U.S. ambassadors has called on the United Nations to reimpose travel restrictions on Taliban leaders in response to the radical group increasingly reverting to its practices from the years when it first ruled Afghanistan.
August 02, 2022
Al-Qaeda Chief Killed In Posh Kabul Neighborhood Largely Built With U.S. Taxpayer Money
For years, experts believed that Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahri lived in the mountainous border areas between Afghanistan and Pakistan. In an ironic twist, Zawahri was killed on July 31 in a U.S. air strike in Shirpur, a wealthy neighborhood in central Kabul that was largely built with U.S. money.
August 01, 2022
U.S. Kills Leader Of Al-Qaeda In Drone Strike In Kabul Neighborhood
The United States killed Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri, one of the world's most wanted terrorists, in a drone strike in Kabul that has delivered the militants their biggest setback since Osama bin Laden was killed more than a decade ago.
Three Senior Pakistani Taliban Commanders Killed In Blast In Afghanistan2
Al-Qaeda Chief Killed In Posh Kabul Neighborhood Largely Built With U.S. Taxpayer Money3
Cash-Strapped Taliban 'Exploiting' Afghanistan's Natural Resources To Boost Revenue4
'They Call Us Infidels': Former Afghan Soldiers Still Live In Hiding To Avoid Taliban Retribution5
Body Of Pakistani Military Officer Abducted In Balochistan Found6
Pakistani Military Officer Abducted In Balochistan7
Exclusive: German Foreign Minister Says Women In Afghanistan Experiencing 'Biggest Violation Of Rights On Earth'8
Surge In Targeted Killings In Northwestern Pakistan Aims To 'Silence Dissenting Voices'9
Tajikistan Concerned By Provocative Taliban Watchtower On Border10
Pakistani Rupee Falls To Record Low Against Dollar, Stoking Inflation Fears