Tuesday 28 June 2022
June 20, 2022
'He Loved Afghanistan': Sikh Man Killed In Militant Attack Refused To Leave Homeland
Family members say Sundar Singh's love for Afghanistan kept him in Kabul, where he was killed during an attack on a Sikh temple by the IS-K militant group. Members of Afghanistan's tiny Sikh community have been the target of several deadly attacks in recent years, forcing many to flee abroad.
June 14, 2022
Afghans Say Black Market For Pakistani Visas Thriving
Afghans seeking medical treatment or escaping threats in their country say their efforts to enter Pakistan are complicated by a thriving black market for visas. Amid reports that visas are being sold for exorbitant prices, the Pakistani embassy has fired 12 staff members over bribery accusations.
June 10, 2022
Gandhara Briefing: TTP Peace Deal, Afghan YouTuber's 'Confession,' Forced Evictions
This week’s Gandhara Briefing brings you our reporting on the growing opposition to Pakistan’s impending deal with the Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan extremist group, anger over the seemingly coerced confession of an Afghan YouTuber, and forced evictions by the Taliban.
June 08, 2022
'Rubbing Salt Into Our Wounds': In Pakistan, Opposition Grows To Impending Deal With Tehrik-e Taliban
As Pakistan moves closer to a peace deal with the Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, many in the country are questioning the concessions Islamabad is offering the group -- which they blame for killing tens of thousands of civilians and soldiers.
June 02, 2022
‘Unprecedented Differences’: Rifts Within The Taliban Come Out In The Open
Since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan in August, there have been mounting reports of infighting within the militant group. Last week, a senior Taliban official became the first to openly criticize the leadership for its repressive policies in Afghanistan.
May 26, 2022
Khan Issues Ultimatum After Pakistan Clashes
Clashes marked protests in Islamabad between supporters of former Prime Minister Imran Khan and Pakistani security forces late on May 25. The following day, police advanced on the remaining protesters, who largely dispersed after Khan issued a six-day ultimatum to the government to call an election.
Three Senior Pakistani Taliban Commanders Killed In Blast In Afghanistan2
Killing Of Senior TTP Commanders In Afghanistan Strikes Blow To Militants, Possible Peace With Pakistan3
Al-Qaeda Chief Killed In Posh Kabul Neighborhood Largely Built With U.S. Taxpayer Money4
One Year After Seizing Power, Is The Taliban Here To Stay?5
Surge In Targeted Killings In Northwestern Pakistan Aims To 'Silence Dissenting Voices'6
Exclusive: German Foreign Minister Says Women In Afghanistan Experiencing 'Biggest Violation Of Rights On Earth'7
At Least Eight Killed In Bomb Blast In Shi'ite Neighborhood Of Kabul; Islamic State Claims Responsibility8
Pakistani Soldiers Killed In Blast In Tribal District Bordering Afghanistan9
'Tsunami Of Trees' Sweeps Pakistan10
Afghanistan's Bare Dastarkhaans Reveal Rising Poverty, Hunger Under The Taliban