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#Taliban

# taliban - This month November 2022

Taliban bans Afghan women from gyms and public baths
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban bans Afghan women from gyms and public baths

Nov 13th 2022, 12:59 PM 19,881 Views 29 Comments

Women are increasingly being squeezed out of public life since the Taliban’s return last year.

Taliban ban women from parks and funfairs in Afghan capital
# Kabul
# Kabul

Taliban ban women from parks and funfairs in Afghan capital

Nov 10th 2022, 6:58 AM 18,739 Views 18 Comments

‘When you have no freedom in your own country, then what does it mean to live here?’ one woman said.

# taliban - Last month October 2022

No Afghan refugees accepted through Admissions Programme due to 'insufficient information'
# Afghan Admission Programme
# Afghan Admission Programme

No Afghan refugees accepted through Admissions Programme due to 'insufficient information'

Oct 27th 2022, 12:05 AM 28,536 Views 13 Comments

The Department of Justice has asked for DNA testing in some instances.

# taliban - This year 2022

US engineer and navy veteran freed in Afghanistan as part of Taliban prisioner exchange
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US engineer and navy veteran freed in Afghanistan as part of Taliban prisioner exchange

Updated Sep 19th 2022, 2:48 PM 17,520 Views 3 Comments

Mark Frerichs has been detained in Afghanistan since 2020.

Exclusion of Afghan girls from high schools ‘shameful’, says UN
# Taliban
# Taliban

Exclusion of Afghan girls from high schools ‘shameful’, says UN

Sep 18th 2022, 12:43 PM 8,515 Views 6 Comments

Teenage girls are still barred from school and women are required to cover themselves from head to toe in public, with only their eyes showing.

‘The most difficult days of my life’: Fleeing Afghanistan for Ireland and starting a new life
# One Year Later
# One Year Later

‘The most difficult days of my life’: Fleeing Afghanistan for Ireland and starting a new life

Aug 22nd 2022, 6:30 AM 27,076 Views 8 Comments

Ghazal Maher was a dentist and university lecturer in Afghanistan before the Taliban returned to power.

Taliban celebrates 'day of conquest' to mark turbulent first year in power
# One Year On
# One Year On

Taliban celebrates 'day of conquest' to mark turbulent first year in power

Aug 15th 2022, 11:22 AM 14,186 Views 12 Comments

While the Taliban is celebrating the anniversary, ordinary Afghans are facing increased hardships – especially women.

Taliban violently disperse rare women's protest in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban violently disperse rare women's protest in Kabul

Aug 13th 2022, 11:50 AM 23,750 Views 23 Comments

About 40 women — chanting “bread, work and freedom” — marched in front of the education ministry building in Kabul.

Taliban are still illegitimate rulers, say Afghan women activists
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban are still illegitimate rulers, say Afghan women activists

Jul 3rd 2022, 4:00 PM 11,133 Views 13 Comments

Thousands of male clerics have endorsed the hardline government.

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

Jun 25th 2022, 3:25 PM 10,901 Views 2 Comments

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

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 8,915 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.

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 10,786 Views 8 Comments

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

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 21,936 Views 13 Comments

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

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 43,205 Views 55 Comments

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

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 9,465 Views 3 Comments

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

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 22,474 Views 5 Comments

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

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 7,742 Views 7 Comments

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

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 25,183 Views 4 Comments

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

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 18,274 Views 8 Comments

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

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 11,030 Views 3 Comments

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

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 14,349 Views 7 Comments

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

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 9,279 Views 9 Comments

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

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 16,863 Views 14 Comments

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

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 20,911 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 5th 2022, 9:45 AM 12,485 Views 9 Comments

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

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 10,753 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 33,062 Views 19 Comments

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

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 20,550 Views 18 Comments

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

# taliban - Last year 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 16,025 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.

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 43,748 Views 67 Comments

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

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

Taliban government resumes issuing Afghan passports in Kabul

Dec 18th 2021, 2:41 PM 14,745 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 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 14,418 Views 8 Comments

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

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 23,649 Views 18 Comments

UN officials have warned of a humanitarian disaster.

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 4,960 Views 7 Comments

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

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

19 killed in attack on Kabul military hospital

Nov 2nd 2021, 12:05 PM 8,478 Views 1 Comment

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

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 17,400 Views 16 Comments

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

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 13,579 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 12,028 Views 7 Comments

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

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 29,573 Views 17 Comments

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

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 12,168 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.

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