theguardian.com — 23+ min ago
Three killed in explosions in Jalalabad, eastern Afghanistan
But the Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) is alleged to be based in the mountainous region of Nangarhar ... in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province. ... at Hamid Karzai international airport. ... in Afghanistan, according to the Institute for Economics and Peace, which monitors global terrorism. ... province along the country's eastern frontier with Pakistan. ... ...
thetimes.co.uk — 22+ hour, 32+ min ago
Christians in Afghanistan are praying for tolerance
Registered in England No. 894646. Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, SE1 9GF. ... such as Islamic State. ... Saturday September 18 2021, 12.01am, The Times For Christians and other faith minorities in Afghanistan ... me of travelling to Syria and Iraq where I have met persecuted faith minorities desperate to flee militants ... men wanted by the FBI and others on a UN blacklist. ... ...
bbc.com — 2+ day ago
Afghanistan's singers flee Taliban violence
took over," Massood Sanjer told the BBC. ... Fawad Andarabi, a local artist, was dragged out of his home yesterday and killed by the Taliban in Kishnabad ... Mr Sanjer is director of the Moby group of channels, which include the Tolo News channel. ... The singers and musicians who have fled Afghanistan via the Torkham and Chaman border posts are now hiding ... Singer Fawad Andarabi's son Jawad told the Associated Press that his father was shot in the head at the ... ...
people.com — 5+ hour, 43+ min ago
Afghan President Tries to Explain Why He Fled the Country: "Deep and Profound Regret'
National Security Council telling'Al Jazeera Ghani "caused chaos within the region, divided the people ... The United Arab Emirates ultimately said he had come there. ... ), President Joe Biden criticized the former Afghan president, suggesting he and his security forces ... In a White House address the day after the Taliban took control of Kabul (and shortly after Ghani fled ... his government collapsed when he left Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is offering an explanation ... ...
people.com — 5+ hour, 43+ min ago
Taliban Says Women Can Keep Going to School -- with Conditions
Last Tuesday, women in hijabs joined protests after the leader of the National Resistance Front,'Ahmad ... Higher education minister Abdul Baqi Haqqani said in Sunday's news conference the Taliban -- which recently ... Massoud, called for an uprising against the Taliban, NBC News reported, following the Taliban's announcement ... on women by the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. ... While life in Afghanistan under the Taliban from 1996 to 2001 saw women and girls banned from seeking ... ...
people.com — 1+ day ago
Afghan Women Post Selfies in Colorful Dresses to Protest Taliban Dress Codes: "Do Not Touch My Clothes'
Fatima Murchal wrote on Twitter alongside a selfie that shows her long, intricately designed dress in ... "Our women are Muslim. ... "At the end of the day, it comes down to the ability to choose themselves what Afghan women get to wear ... off another side of Afghan culture that the Taliban cannot so easily ignore, these women say. ... The Taliban returned to power last month as the U.S. military withdrew from Afghanistan -- ending a 20 ... ...
news.yahoo.com — 21+ hour, 22+ min ago
Girls excluded from returning to secondary school in Afghanistan
a Sept. 14 letter to the Federal Election Commission, the Hillsborough County Republic He picked ... was 61, led the Hillsborough County Election Integrity Committee--and his sudden death has sent the ... Cellphone footage obtained by NBC New York shows a brawl outside Carmine's on the Upper West Side. ... airport, said US Central Command commander General Kenneth McKenzie. ... 3 min read Girls were excluded from returning to secondary school in Afghanistan on Saturday, after ... ...
apnews.com — 5+ hour, 59+ min ago
After Afghanistan pullout, US seeks NATO basing, intel pacts
After Afghanistan pullout, US seeks NATO basing, intel pacts By LOLITA C. ... Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the meeting of NATO defense chiefs will focus ... Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and American intelligence officials have warned that al-Qaida or the Islamic ... State group could regenerate in Afghanistan and pose a threat to the United States in one year to two ... BALDORSeptember 18, 2021 GMT Army Gen. ... ...
news.yahoo.com — 15+ hour, 2+ min ago
A pregnant woman who was kicked in the belly by the Taliban has been released from Afghanistan, US rep says
Joe Saboe, an Iraq War veteran who recently founded the rescue organization Team America, appeared on ... Rep. Darrell Issa in a press release said she's returning to the United States. ... Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, warned Boris Johnson not to jeopardise the ... During an appearance on Fox News earlier this month, Issa said Taliban fighters had kicked Nasria in ... Rose McGowan said she "stands with Nicki Minaj" after the rapper said she wouldn't be getting the coronavirus ... ...
bbc.co.uk — 15+ hour, 17+ min ago
BBC World Service - The Documentary Podcast, Afghanistan and me
As Afghanistan reaches a turning point with American troops leaving the country, BBC Pashto presenter ... Sana Safi tells the story of how her own life has been intertwined with the fate of her country. ... She describes how violence and conflict forced her family to move from Kandahar to Helmand, only to find ... How under Taliban rule she effectively became a prisoner in her own home. ... 2021 BBC._ The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. ... ...