Tuesday 2 August 2022
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.
July 13, 2022
'They Call Us Infidels': Former Afghan Soldiers Still Live In Hiding To Avoid Taliban Retribution
Many members of the former Afghan armed forces and their families are living in hiding nearly a year after the Taliban takeover. They complain of persecution and harassment despite the Taliban's announcement of a general amnesty when it seized power in August 2021.
July 12, 2022
Tajikistan Concerned By Provocative Taliban Watchtower On Border
An observation post being built on the Afghan-Tajik border by the "Tajik Taliban" is seen as an act of intimidation from Kabul and has irritated Tajikistan, which has not recognized the Taliban as the legitimate government of Afghanistan.
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.
'Afghanistan Is Hell': Supporters Of Late Afghan General Claim Taliban Killings, Persecution2
Border Clash Between Taliban, Pakistani Military Leaves One Dead3
'Everyone Is Anxious': Pakistan's Mass Arrests Of Afghan Refugees Fuel Fear Of New Crackdown4
Taliban Takes Lamb Testicles Off The Menu As Bigger Issues Loom5
'Beaten And Humiliated': Taliban Cracks Down On Afghan Universities In Bid To Curb Women's Protests6
Khan Cancels March To Islamabad, Ends Demand For Early Elections, But Vows To Fight On7
Banned From Public Parks And Bathhouses, Afghan Women Say Life Under Taliban Is Like A 'Prison'8
Taliban Claims To Have Eliminated Islamic State Hideout In Kabul9
At Least Nine Reportedly Killed In Taliban Attack On Village In Ethnic Hazara Province10
'They Torture And Kill Us': Gay Afghan Men Fear For Lives Under The Taliban