Taliban: News

18 Jan 2023


Afghanistan: Taliban publicly chop off hands of 4 convicts

Controversial public punishments including amputations have come to the limelight again in Afghanistan as the Taliban punished more convicts.

16 Jan 2023


Mada 9, unveiled by Taliban, is Afghanistan's first indigenously-built supercar

Taliban has unveiled Afghanistan's first indigenously built supercar called the Mada 9. The vehicle was under development for five years and was built by a company called ENTOP.

08 Jan 2023


Big mouth loser: Taliban on Prince Harry's 'killed 25' remark

After Price Harry claimed that he had killed 25 people in Afghanistan during his time in the military, the Taliban publicly criticized the Duke of Sussex and called him a "big mouth loser."

01 Jan 2023


Kabul: Explosion outside military airport, multiple casualties feared

Several people died in an explosion outside a military airfield in Afghanistan's Kabul on Sunday, AFP reported citing government officials.

21 Dec 2022


Afghanistan: Taliban ban women from university education

The higher education ministry of Afghanistan said that female students wouldn't be allowed in any of the country's universities until further notice.

07 Nov 2022


Taliban reveals founder Mullah Omar's burial place 9yrs after death

The Taliban on Sunday disclosed its founder Mullah Omar's final resting place, which was kept secret for over nine years since his death in 2013, reported AFP.

30 Sep 2022


19 dead after explosion rocks Kabul education center, several injured

An explosion by a suicide bomber at the Kaaj education center claimed the lives of at least 19 people and injured dozens in Dasht-e-Barchi of west Kabul in Afghanistan.

07 Aug 2022


Afghanistan: Another blast kills 8, injures over 20 in Kabul

A bomb explosion on a busy shopping street in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, on Saturday killed a eight and wounded 22 others, as per hospital officials and witnesses.

06 Aug 2022


Afghanistan: Blast in Kabul kills 8, IS claims responsibility

The militant group Islamic State (IS) has reportedly taken responsibility for a fatal blast in a Shi'ite residential area of Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Friday.

04 Aug 2022


Pakistan or Taliban: Who aided US in killing Ayman al-Zawahiri?

A key figure behind the 9/11 attacks, al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed by a special R9X Hellfire missile in Kabul on Sunday, the US announced.

02 Aug 2022


What is Hellfire R9X, a warhead-less missile that killed al-Zawahiri?

Terror outfit al-Qaeda's chief Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in a drone strike on Sunday, US President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday.

02 Aug 2022


Who was al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda chief killed in US drone strike?

The United States has killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in a drone strike—carried out by the Central Intelligence Agency—in Kabul on Sunday.

18 Jul 2022


Taliban tell women officers to send male relatives as replacements

Almost a year after the Taliban took over Afghanistan, women officials have reportedly been asked to stay at home and send their male relatives as replacements.

29 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi

Udaipur murder: Won't allow 'Talibanization mindset,' says Ajmer Dargah chief

Ajmer Dargah Deewan Zainul Abedin Ali Khan has condemned the killing of a tailor in Udaipur and declared that Muslims in India will never allow the Talibanization of the nation.

22 Jun 2022

Pakistan News

280 killed as powerful quake of magnitude 6.1 strikes Afghanistan

At least 280 people were killed as a powerful earthquake jolted Afghanistan early on Wednesday, BBC reported.

18 Jun 2022


Kabul: Multiple blasts in gurdwara after gunmen kill guard

At least two explosions were reported from a gurdwara in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday.

22 May 2022


Afghan women TV hosts cover faces after Taliban's diktat

Female news anchors on Afghanistan's biggest TV channels went on air with their faces covered, a day after defying a Taliban directive to hide their presence on the broadcast.

19 Apr 2022


Afghanistan: Three bomb blasts at Kabul boys' school; 6 killed

Three bomb blasts at a boys' school in Afghanistan's capital city, Kabul, on Tuesday killed six people, including students, and injured many.

27 Dec 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Terrorism rose in India in 2020; 37% in J&K: Report

India experienced more terror attacks in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020, compared to 2019, the US state department said in a report.

27 Dec 2021


Afghanistan's election commissions dissolved; Taliban says 'no need'

The Taliban has disbanded Afghanistan's two electoral commissions as well as the state departments of peace and parliamentarian affairs, an official said on Sunday.

03 Nov 2021


How Taliban's foreign currency ban affects Afghanistan

The Taliban has banned all foreign currency in Afghanistan and ordered its citizens to only use Afghan currency for trade.

01 Nov 2021

Yogi Adityanath

If Taliban moves toward India, airstrike is ready: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that if Taliban moves toward India, "an air strike is ready."

31 Oct 2021


Taliban government's continued non-recognition 'could become world's problem'

The Taliban on Saturday warned the United States that continued non-recognition of the Afghanistan government could become a problem for the world.

15 Oct 2021


Dozens killed in blast at Shia mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar

Multiple blasts rocked a mosque in the Afghan city of Kandahar during Friday prayers, reports said, marking yet another incidence of violence in the Taliban-ruled country.

14 Oct 2021


Blackouts hit Kabul as Taliban fails to pay power suppliers

There were multiple power outages across the Afghan capital Kabul and several other provinces once again on Wednesday.

12 Oct 2021


Pro-Taliban online posts: 13 people arrested under UAPA granted bail

Thirteen people out of the 15 arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in Assam over pro-Taliban posts on social media have been granted bail by local courts.

09 Oct 2021


ISIS-K claims killing 300 Shia worshippers in Afghan mosque attack

The Islamic State-Khorasan (ISIS-K) has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing inside a crowded mosque in Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan.

05 Oct 2021


Taliban says graduates of 2000-2020 useless; prefers religious studies

The Taliban on Monday said that its Afghanistan government would not recognize those who have graduated high school between 2000-2020, local reports said.

29 Sep 2021


Taliban asks India to resume international flights to Afghanistan

The Taliban has reportedly written to India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), seeking the resumption of commercial flights between India and Afghanistan.

28 Sep 2021


Taliban issue no-shave order to barbers in Lashkar Gah

The Taliban on Monday banned barbershops in a southern Afghanistan province from shaving or trimming beards, claiming their edict is in line with Shariah or Islamic law.

25 Sep 2021


Will Taliban speak at UNGA? Here's what the UN says

The Taliban, which now rules Afghanistan, is unlikely to participate in the ongoing session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, reports said.

24 Sep 2021


Strict punishments by amputation, execution to return: Taliban official

The Taliban is looking to bring back executions and amputations as forms of punishment in Afghanistan, one of the group's founders said in a recent interview.

24 Sep 2021


Biden-Modi meeting: Pakistan, Taliban likely to dominate talks

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the United States President Joe Biden will hold their bilateral meeting on Friday, reports stated that Pakistan and its influence over the Taliban are likely to be key topics to be discussed.

22 Sep 2021


Attackers strike Taliban vehicles in eastern Afghanistan, five killed

Attackers struck Taliban vehicles in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, witnesses said, killing at least two fighters and three civilians in the latest violence since the group's takeover of the country in mid-August.

22 Sep 2021


Taliban requests to address UN; names Suhail Shaheen as envoy

The Taliban has reportedly sent a request letter to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, asking to address world leaders at the ongoing UN General Assembly.

22 Sep 2021


SAARC meet called off as Pakistan wanted Taliban participation

A meeting of Foreign Ministers of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries has been canceled, reports said.

21 Sep 2021


No women included in Taliban's new list of Cabinet members

The Taliban on Tuesday announced another list of new names for the remaining Cabinet positions in its new government. However, no women made it to the list once again.

19 Sep 2021


After promising inclusivity, Taliban orders women workers to 'stay home'

The Taliban has asked many female employees in Kabul city to stay home, interim city mayor Hamdullah Namony said.

19 Sep 2021


Kabul: CIA warned of children's presence before US drone strike

Seconds before the United States carried out a drone strike on a suspected terror target in Kabul on August 29, the Central Intelligence Agency had warned of the presence of civilians, including children, around the target.

18 Sep 2021


'Tragic': US admits its Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians

The United States has admitted that 10 civilians were killed when it launched a drone strike against suspected ISIS terrorists in Kabul last month.

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