30 Nov 2022

Students killed as bomb blast hits Afghan school

At least 10 people have been killed after a bomb struck a religious school in northern Afghanistan. The blast occurred in Aybak in the Samangan province and left many people injured. The death toll remains uncertain, but is estimated to be 17 people.  No group has claimed responsibility for the

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15 Nov 2022

Taliban to impose their interpretation of Sharia law in Afghanistan

Judges in Afghanistan have been ordered by the Taliban to impose their interpretation of Sharia Law on the country. Sharia Law will include potential public executions, flogging and amputations. The command was made by Afghanistan’s Supreme Leader Alaiqadar Amirul Momineen after meeting with judges to investigate certain judicial cases.  Sharia

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30 Sep 2022

At least 23 dead after suicide bomb blast at educational center in Kabul

A suicide bombing attack on an educaaion center in Kabul has killed at least 23 people. Most of the victims are believed to be women in this latest sign of a deteriorating security situation in Kabul. The bombing occurred on Friday att he Kaaj education center in a predominantly Hazara

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14 Sep 2022

U.S. to Transfer Afghan Funds to Swiss Bank for Safekeeping

On Wednesday, the US announced that it plans to transfer billions of dollars in frozen Afghani assets to a fund in Switzerland. This will effectively shelve talks that discusses recapitalizing the central bank despite the Taliban rule. The assets consist of roughly 7 billion USD. The Switzerland bank, the Bank

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02 Sep 2022

Mosque blast kills at least 18 in Afghanistan

An explosion at a mosque in Herat in western Afghanistan killed over a dozen civilians and a high-profile pro-Taliban scholar. 23 other people were wounded in the attack. No one has taken responsibility for the attack at the time.  The explosion occurred during Friday noon prayers in the Guzargah Mosque.

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23 Aug 2022

Kabul mosque explosion kills 21, injures dozens, police say

In Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul, an explosion killed 21 individuals praying inside a mosque for evening prayers. The explosion also injured 33 others. Security forces are currently investigating the incident, according to a spokesperson for the Kabul police chief. The health care organization Emergency reported that it treated dozens

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15 Aug 2022

Taliban celebrates ‘victory day’, as Afghans face economic crisis

The Taliban has marked the first year anniversary  of its return to power in Afghanistan. Taliban members celebrated the “day of victory” in the capital, Kabul. The group captured Kabul in a lightning offensive against government forces as US-led troops were leaving the country after two decades of intervention.  Exactly

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22 Jun 2022

More than 900 people killed after magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits eastern Afghanistan

Over 900 people were killed and hundreds were wounded in a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit eastern Afghanistan Wednesday. The earthquake hit at 1:24a.m. local time and the epicenter was about 46km southwest of the city of Khost.  The quake only registered at a depth of 10 kilometers, which indicates

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03 Jun 2022

Pakistani Taliban militants announce indefinite ceasefire with Islamabad

An indefinite ceasefire with Pakistan’s government has been announced by the Pakistani Taliban after talks run by the Afghan Taliban government. The Pakistani Taliban (TTP) said the progress from talks in Kabul allowed the truce to be extended until further notice. The TTP has been fighting Pakistan’s governmental armed forces

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16 May 2022

Afghan resistance attack Taliban, sparking reprisals in Panjshir

The Taliban has been having clashes with resistance forces in Panjshir province, leading them to be accused of human rights abuses. Local residents in the area to the north of Kabul have witnessed elderly relatives being shot along with neighbors being beat until they fall unconscious by the Taliban.  The

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