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Taliban: Bomb Hits Mosque In Afghanistan, Wounds At Least 15

Nov 12, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Islamic State group has been waging a campaign of violence in Nangarhar Province, where shootings and bombings against Taliban fighters take place frequently.

Taliban welcomes International Conference on Afghanistan hosted by India

Nov 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"The Islamic Emirate welcomes the India meeting. We are trying to take solid steps in governance, and the world countries should not be worried of Afghanistan soil being used against anyone," said Inamullah Samangani, deputy spokesman for the Foreign Ministry.


Roadside Bombing Targets Taliban, Kills Afghan Civilians

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but the Islamic State group is active in eastern Nangarhar province. Recently, IS has shown signs of expansion in Afghanistan, with attacks in the north, the south and the capital of Kabul.

Explosion Inside Afghanistan Mosque During Friday Congregation Prayers Leaves 37 Dead

Oct 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The attack on the Imam Barga mosque came a week after a bombing claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate killed 46 people at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan.


Several Feared Dead As Powerful Explosion Takes Place Inside Afghanistan Mosque

The explosion has taken place inisde Shiite mosque in Kunduz province of Afghanistan.

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06 October, 2021

Taliban Claim Arrest Of 4 IS Members

Associated Press (AP)

Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said the operation was carried out Tuesday night by special unit forces in the Pashai area of Pagham district in Kabul province.


28 September, 2021

'No Shave': Taliban's Diktat To Barbers In Afghanistan Province

Associated Press (AP)

The order in Helmand province was issued by the provincial Taliban government's vice and virtue department to barbers in Lashkar Gah.


25 September, 2021

Taliban Returns To Its Gruesome Past; Hangs Dead Body In Herat City Square

Associated Press (AP)

Taliban announced in the square that the four persons were caught taking part in a kidnapping and were killed by police.


21 September, 2021

US Orders Investigation Into Kabul Drone Strike Which Mistakenly Killed Civilians

Associated Press (AP)

Discrepancies between the military's initial claims about the strike and findings on the ground led to the skepticism around it.


19 September, 2021

Taliban Warns Female Workers Of Kabul City To Stay Home

Associated Press (AP)

Hamdullah Namony told reporters Sunday that only women who could not be replaced by men have been permitted to report to work. He says this includes skilled workers in the design and engineering departments as well as female attendants of public toilets for women.


19 September, 2021

Wary Of Taliban US Citizens Live In Hiding In Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

The US citizens live furtive existence of hiding in houses for weeks, keeping the lights off at night, moving from place to place, and donning baggy clothing and burqas to avoid detection if they absolutely must venture out.


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18 September, 2021

Taliban Replaces Women's Ministry With All Male 'Vice And Virtue Ministry'

Associated Press (AP)

The move is the latest to harken back to the Taliban's harsh 1990's rule that imposed strict restrictions on women.


12 September, 2021

Women Can Study In Afghanistan In Segregated Classrooms With Islamic Dress: Taliban

Associated Press (AP)

The Taliban minister, Abdul Baqi Haqqani, laid out the new policies at a news conference, several days after Afghanistan's new rulers formed an all-male government.


09 September, 2021

First Commercial Flight From Kabul To Fly Out Americans

Associated Press (AP)

The departure of a large group of Americans would also signal that U.S. officials have come to an arrangement with the new Taliban rulers.


09 September, 2021

Taliban Hard-Line Path Worsens Afghanistan Dilemma: Analysis

Associated Press (AP)

The world will need to engage with the Taliban to some extent, despite disappointment with the new all-Taliban Cabinet that defied earlier promises it would be inclusive.


08 September, 2021

Taliban Fired At Me But I Survived: A Young Protestor In Kabul

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Outlook spoke to a young protestor in Kabul who narrated how the Taliban opened fire at the protestors and arrested thousands of men and women who were marching towards the Pakistani embassy at Karte Parwan


07 September, 2021

Afghan Protestors Including Women Throng Kabul Streets Chanting ‘Death To Pakistan’

Outlook Web Bureau

The protestors claimed that Pakistani jets conducted airstrikes in Panjshir province.


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07 September, 2021

US-Built Databases A Potential Tool Of Taliban Repression

Associated Press (AP)

The Afghan Personnel and Pay System has data on more than 700,000 security forces members dating back 40 years, said a senior security official from the fallen government.


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Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan and TMC MP Sushmita Dev as they join the suspended Rajya Sabha MPs' protest demanding revocation of their suspension, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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People try to contain the fire after an army helicopter carrying India's Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat crashed near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.

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Smoke rises from fire after an army helicopter carrying India's Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat crashed near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.

Bangalore New Photos via AP

AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases 'Women's Manifesto' for Uttar Pradesh assembly elections in Lucknow.

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NCP MP Supriya Sule serves lunch to suspended Rajya Sabha MP's, who have been staging a protest near Mahatma Gandhi's statue demanding revocation of their suspension, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New...

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