Sunday 7 August 2022
August 07, 2022
Three Senior Pakistani Taliban Commanders Killed In Blast In Afghanistan
Three senior commanders of the Tehrik-e Taliban (TTP) -- also known as the Pakistani Taliban -- have been killed in a blast in southeastern Afghanistan, dealing a heavy blow to the militant group, sources told RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal on August 7.
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 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.
'Everyone Is Anxious': Pakistan's Mass Arrests Of Afghan Refugees Fuel Fear Of New Crackdown2
Border Clash Between Taliban, Pakistani Military Leaves One Dead3
Afghans Increasingly Marrying Off Young Daughters To Avoid Forced Unions With Taliban4
At Least Nine Reportedly Killed In Taliban Attack On Village In Ethnic Hazara Province5
Taliban Takes Lamb Testicles Off The Menu As Bigger Issues Loom6
'Beaten And Humiliated': Taliban Cracks Down On Afghan Universities In Bid To Curb Women's Protests7
Khan Cancels March To Islamabad, Ends Demand For Early Elections, But Vows To Fight On8
Banned From Public Parks And Bathhouses, Afghan Women Say Life Under Taliban Is Like A 'Prison'9
Four Killed, 26 Wounded In Quetta Suicide Attack Claimed By Pakistani Taliban10
Afghans Question Taliban's Authority To Impose Strict Shari'a Punishments