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Taliban Divisions Deepen as Afghan Women Defy Veil Edict
May 09, 2022

Taliban Divisions Deepen as Afghan Women Defy Veil Edict

By Kathy Gannon
Akhundzada’s hardline orders to impose the full burqa on women and keep them out of schools does not have the support of more pragmatic Taliban leaders.

Pakistan Warns Afghanistan Not to Shelter Militants
April 18, 2022

Pakistan Warns Afghanistan Not to Shelter Militants

By Kathy Gannon
Militant attacks in Pakistan have grown since the Taliban came to power last year.
China’s Embrace of the Taliban Complicates US Afghanistan Strategy
April 13, 2022

China’s Embrace of the Taliban Complicates US Afghanistan Strategy

By Zane Zovak
China’s willingness to partner with the Taliban undermines American efforts to influence the extremist group’s behavior through pressure campaigns and sanctions.

Taliban Detain Journalists Over Report on TV Show Censoring
March 18, 2022

Taliban Detain Journalists Over Report on TV Show Censoring

By Kathy Gannon
Afghanistan's new rulers didn't like a story TOLO TV aired on their decision to ban foreign drama series from being shown on local television.

India Sends Wheat to Afghanistan After Deal With Pakistan
February 22, 2022

India Sends Wheat to Afghanistan After Deal With Pakistan

By Associated Press
Afghan trucks are ferrying some 50,000 tons of wheat and medicines overland via Pakistan.

Afghanistan Under the Taliban: Tense Present, Bleak Future
February 15, 2022

Afghanistan Under the Taliban: Tense Present, Bleak Future

By Kathy Gannon
Six months after the Taliban returned to power, Afghans are safer, poorer, and less hopeful.

New COVID-19 Wave Batters Afghanistan’s Crumbling Health Care
February 09, 2022

New COVID-19 Wave Batters Afghanistan’s Crumbling Health Care

By Kathy Gannon
Nearly half the samples in public laboratories in Afghanistan between January 30 and February 5 tested positive for COVID-19.
Taliban Reopen Universities for Afghan Women in 6 Provinces
February 03, 2022

Taliban Reopen Universities for Afghan Women in 6 Provinces

By Tameem Akhgar
This is a step in the right direction and appears to have come under pressure from the international community.

Taliban Struggle With Transitioning From Fighting to Governing
February 01, 2022

Taliban Struggle With Transitioning From Fighting to Governing

By Kathy Gannon
Many fighters lack education and training to make the shift to civilian life.

As Temperatures Drop, the Death Toll Climbs in Afghanistan
January 27, 2022

As Temperatures Drop, the Death Toll Climbs in Afghanistan

By Kathy Gannon
Without food or fuel, many Afghans will die of hunger and cold this winter.

Taliban Signals Rapprochement With Its Opponents
January 11, 2022

Taliban Signals Rapprochement With Its Opponents

By Associated Press
Iran hosted a meeting between the Taliban and Ahmed Massoud, who led a short-lived anti-Taliban resistance in the Panjshir Valley soon after the Taliban captured power in August.
Islamic World Pitches Ways to Aid Desperately Poor Afghans
December 20, 2021

Islamic World Pitches Ways to Aid Desperately Poor Afghans

By Kathy Gannon
Aid channeled through the Islamic Development Bank would provide a cover for countries to donate without dealing directly with the Taliban regime.

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