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# taliban - Saturday 25 June, 2022

Taliban pledge no interference with quake aid, but many await relief
# Afghanistan Earthquake
# Afghanistan Earthquake

Taliban pledge no interference with quake aid, but many await relief

Sat 3:25 PM 10,845 Views 2 Comments

Even before Wednesday’s quake, the country was in the grip of a humanitarian crisis.

# taliban - Sunday 29 May, 2022

Afghan women demand education and work at Kabul protest
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan women demand education and work at Kabul protest

May 29th 2022, 1:00 PM 8,894 Views 6 Comments

Since seizing power last year, the Taliban have rolled back the marginal gains made by women during the two decades of US intervention in Afghanistan.

# taliban - Sunday 22 May, 2022

Afghan women TV presenters vow to fight after order to cover faces
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan women TV presenters vow to fight after order to cover faces

May 22nd 2022, 5:59 PM 10,765 Views 8 Comments

This month Afghanistan’s supreme leader issued a diktat for women to cover up fully in public, including their faces.

# taliban - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Female Afghan TV presenters ordered to cover their faces by Taliban
# Order
# Order

Female Afghan TV presenters ordered to cover their faces by Taliban

May 19th 2022, 3:56 PM 21,907 Views 13 Comments

The order came in a statement from the Taliban’s Virtue and Vice Ministry.

# taliban - Saturday 7 May, 2022

Taliban orders all Afghan women to wear burqa, as insurgents launch campaign against Govt
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban orders all Afghan women to wear burqa, as insurgents launch campaign against Govt

Updated May 7th 2022, 5:50 PM 43,165 Views 54 Comments

Taliban chief Hibatullah Akhundzada also said that if women had no important work outside it was “better they stay at home”.

# taliban - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Six people killed in blasts at boys' school in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Six people killed in blasts at boys' school in Kabul

Updated Apr 19th 2022, 2:35 PM 9,445 Views 2 Comments

At least 11 other people were wounded by two bomb blasts at a boys’ school in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

# taliban - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Taliban warns Pakistan after rocket attacks kill five Afghan children
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban warns Pakistan after rocket attacks kill five Afghan children

Apr 16th 2022, 8:05 PM 22,453 Views 5 Comments

The UN said it was “deeply concerned” by the civilian deaths caused by air strikes.

# taliban - Sunday 27 March, 2022

Activists promise protests in Afghanistan if Taliban fails to reopen girls' schools
# Education
# Education

Activists promise protests in Afghanistan if Taliban fails to reopen girls' schools

Mar 27th 2022, 2:18 PM 7,712 Views 7 Comments

“If the girls’ schools remain closed even after one week, we will open them ourselves.”

# taliban - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Heartbreak as Afghan girls ordered home just hours after schools reopen
# ACCESS DENIED
# ACCESS DENIED

Heartbreak as Afghan girls ordered home just hours after schools reopen

Mar 23rd 2022, 7:31 AM 25,159 Views 4 Comments

The Taliban have imposed a slew of restrictions on women since returning to power.

# taliban - Monday 21 March, 2022

Taliban announcement a clear sign girls will be allowed to return to school
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban announcement a clear sign girls will be allowed to return to school

Mar 21st 2022, 9:20 PM 18,250 Views 8 Comments

The international community has appealed to Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers to allow girls to return to school.

# taliban - Thursday 17 March, 2022

UN votes to secure formal presence in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan
# Security Council
# Security Council

UN votes to secure formal presence in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan

Mar 17th 2022, 4:46 PM 11,004 Views 4 Comments

The resolution, which avoids using the word Taliban, will allow the UN to continue its “crucial” work in Afghanistan.

# taliban - Saturday 26 February, 2022

Afghan universities reopen for first time after Taliban takeover, but with few women
# Kabul
# Kabul

Afghan universities reopen for first time after Taliban takeover, but with few women

Feb 26th 2022, 3:31 PM 14,327 Views 7 Comments

Most secondary schools for girls and all public universities were closed when the Taliban seized power last August.

# taliban - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

WHO meets Taliban to discuss 'dire' health and humanitarian crisis
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

WHO meets Taliban to discuss 'dire' health and humanitarian crisis

Feb 9th 2022, 7:30 PM 9,265 Views 8 Comments

A Taliban delegation is in Geneva, Switzerland for a week of talks.

# taliban - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Taliban in Geneva for week of talks as Afghanistan remains in humanitarian crisis
# Taliban
# Taliban

Taliban in Geneva for week of talks as Afghanistan remains in humanitarian crisis

Feb 8th 2022, 7:33 PM 16,805 Views 14 Comments

No country has formally recognised the government installed after the Taliban seized power.

# taliban - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Relocating from Afghanistan: 'People have made us feel at home. I can see where my future is'
# Refugee Protection
# Refugee Protection

Relocating from Afghanistan: 'People have made us feel at home. I can see where my future is'

Feb 6th 2022, 7:00 AM 20,789 Views 0 Comments

Manizha worked as a dentist in Afghanistan prior to the Taliban takeover in August 2021.

# taliban - Saturday 5 February, 2022

'An economic implosion': Afghanistan's hunger crisis explained
# Explainer
# Explainer

'An economic implosion': Afghanistan's hunger crisis explained

Feb 5th 2022, 9:45 AM 12,443 Views 9 Comments

Some 55% of the Afghan population is now suffering from hunger, according to the United Nations.

# taliban - Monday 31 January, 2022

UN report claims Taliban killed 100 ex-Afghan government officials
# Aghanistan
# Aghanistan

UN report claims Taliban killed 100 ex-Afghan government officials

Jan 31st 2022, 10:58 AM 10,737 Views 9 Comments

The UN report said that, in addition to the political killings, women’s freedoms and the right to protest had also been curbed.

New Zealand defends strict Covid quarantine as pregnant reporter fights to leave Kabul
# Charlotte Bellis
# Charlotte Bellis

New Zealand defends strict Covid quarantine as pregnant reporter fights to leave Kabul

Jan 31st 2022, 10:15 AM 33,044 Views 18 Comments

Charlotte Bellis said she had to turn to the Taliban for help after her requests to return home were rejected.

# taliban - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Boris Johnson says suggestion he intervened in animal airlift is ‘total rhubarb’
# Kabul
# Kabul

Boris Johnson says suggestion he intervened in animal airlift is ‘total rhubarb’

Jan 27th 2022, 1:47 PM 20,520 Views 18 Comments

Boris Johnson has been accused of lying after leaked emails contradicted his stance of denying his involvement.

# taliban - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Former Afghan president had 'minutes' to decide whether to leave Kabul during Taliban takeover
# August
# August

Former Afghan president had 'minutes' to decide whether to leave Kabul during Taliban takeover

Dec 30th 2021, 2:43 PM 15,999 Views 5 Comments

Ashraf Ghani denied claims his exit scuppered hopes of a deal with the Taliban and also said he had not left with a stolen fortune.

# taliban - Sunday 26 December, 2021

No long-distance road trips for Afghan women without male escort, Taliban says
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

No long-distance road trips for Afghan women without male escort, Taliban says

Dec 26th 2021, 7:30 PM 43,714 Views 67 Comments

The Taliban has also dissolved Afghanistan’s two election commissions.

# taliban - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Taliban government resumes issuing Afghan passports in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban government resumes issuing Afghan passports in Kabul

Dec 18th 2021, 2:41 PM 14,718 Views 11 Comments

The international community has so far not recognised the present Taliban government that was formed soon after the chaotic withdrawal of US-led foreign troops.

# taliban - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Taliban reject claims of 'summary killings' of ex-security forces
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban reject claims of 'summary killings' of ex-security forces

Dec 5th 2021, 5:17 PM 14,403 Views 8 Comments

Allied Western countries called on the Taliban to end the targeted killings of former members of Afghan security forces.

# taliban - Sunday 28 November, 2021

Afghan prime minister defends Taliban’s rule amid economic crisis
# Taliban
# Taliban

Afghan prime minister defends Taliban’s rule amid economic crisis

Nov 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 23,641 Views 18 Comments

UN officials have warned of a humanitarian disaster.

# taliban - Friday 12 November, 2021

Pakistan hosts US, Russia and China for talks on Afghanistan
# Islamabad
# Islamabad

Pakistan hosts US, Russia and China for talks on Afghanistan

Nov 12th 2021, 9:13 AM 4,948 Views 7 Comments

Afghanistan’s Taliban-appointed foreign minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, did not attend the meeting.

# taliban - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

19 killed in attack on Kabul military hospital
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

19 killed in attack on Kabul military hospital

Nov 2nd 2021, 12:05 PM 8,462 Views 1 Comment

Two blasts struck close to the entrance of the site followed by reports of shooting inside the hospital.

# taliban - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Taliban warns world leaders that global security will be affected if sanctions on their regime continue
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban warns world leaders that global security will be affected if sanctions on their regime continue

Oct 13th 2021, 2:25 PM 17,386 Views 16 Comments

The Taliban have declared an Islamic emirate governed under the movement’s hardline interpretation of religious law.

# taliban - Monday 11 October, 2021

Taliban to hold talks with EU and US officials in push for international support
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban to hold talks with EU and US officials in push for international support

Oct 11th 2021, 10:09 PM 13,571 Views 19 Comments

Afghanistan’s new rulers are seeking assistance to avoid a humanitarian disaster.

Taliban says US will provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan
# Talks
# Talks

Taliban says US will provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Oct 11th 2021, 8:15 AM 12,019 Views 7 Comments

The American government says this will not amount to recognition of Afghanistan’s new rulers.

# taliban - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Taliban ‘will not work with US to contain Islamic State’
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban ‘will not work with US to contain Islamic State’

Oct 9th 2021, 2:20 PM 29,567 Views 17 Comments

The US delegation will meet this weekend in the Qatari capital Doha.

# taliban - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Children are dying of malnutrition in Afghanistan, officials warn
# Taliban
# Taliban

Children are dying of malnutrition in Afghanistan, officials warn

Oct 2nd 2021, 4:55 PM 12,155 Views 11 Comments

The effects of drought, soaring food prices and job losses have been compounded by international aid and financing all but grinding to a halt.

# taliban - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Taliban hang bodies of four alleged kidnappers in Herat city as 'lesson to abductors'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban hang bodies of four alleged kidnappers in Herat city as 'lesson to abductors'

Sep 25th 2021, 6:44 PM 40,826 Views 24 Comments

Graphic images showed bloody bodies on the back of a pick-up truck while a crane hoisted one man up.

# taliban - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Taliban official speaks of strict punishment and says executions will return
# Taliban
# Taliban

Taliban official speaks of strict punishment and says executions will return

Sep 23rd 2021, 9:32 PM 60,614 Views 63 Comments

Since the Taliban seized control Afghans have been watching to see whether they will recreate their harsh rule of the late 1990s.

# taliban - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Three blasts kill at least two in Afghanistan's Jalalabad
# Nangarhar Province
# Nangarhar Province

Three blasts kill at least two in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

Sep 18th 2021, 12:41 PM 10,976 Views 5 Comments

Jalalabad is the capital of Nangarhar, the heartland of the Islamic State group’s Afghanistan branch.

# taliban - Friday 17 September, 2021

Only boys will restart secondary school in Afghanistan tomorrow
# Taliban Regime
# Taliban Regime

Only boys will restart secondary school in Afghanistan tomorrow

Sep 17th 2021, 10:02 PM 41,009 Views 35 Comments

In Kabul, workers were seen raising a sign for the Ministry for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.

# taliban - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Taliban government ‘will not allow militants to use its territory for attacks’
# Molavi Muttaqi
# Molavi Muttaqi

Taliban government ‘will not allow militants to use its territory for attacks’

Sep 14th 2021, 10:50 PM 18,050 Views 14 Comments

This is the first time a member of the Taliban-run cabinet has reaffirmed its commitment on this issue.

# taliban - Monday 13 September, 2021

‘Credible evidence’ of Taliban reprisal killings, says UN human rights chief
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

‘Credible evidence’ of Taliban reprisal killings, says UN human rights chief

Sep 13th 2021, 2:35 PM 12,579 Views 25 Comments

Some officials from the previous government and their relatives were detained and later found deceased.

# taliban - Sunday 12 September, 2021

As the Taliban cement their position, they've been making clear their views on the role of women
# International Concerns
# International Concerns

As the Taliban cement their position, they've been making clear their views on the role of women

Sep 12th 2021, 7:00 AM 43,394 Views 24 Comments

Concerns about women’s rights have continued to grow since the Taliban took over Afghanistan last month.

# taliban - Thursday 9 September, 2021

First foreigners on commercial flight fly out of Kabul since US pulled out
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

First foreigners on commercial flight fly out of Kabul since US pulled out

Updated Sep 9th 2021, 5:37 PM 27,229 Views 13 Comments

It represented a breakthrough in the bumpy coordination between the US and the new Taliban leaders.

# taliban - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

New Taliban government faces opposition with scattered protests in Afghan cities
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

New Taliban government faces opposition with scattered protests in Afghan cities

Sep 8th 2021, 3:25 PM 8,363 Views 1 Comment

A small rally in the capital Kabul today was quickly dispersed by armed Taliban security.

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