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World - International
11/28/2022 4:09:38 PM
Pakistan's Taliban have called off a shaky ceasefire agreed with the government in June and ordered fighters to stage attacks across the country, a statement from the group said Monday.

World - International
11/10/2022 9:51:38 PM
The Taliban are banning women from using gyms in Afghanistan, an official in Kabul said Thursday, the religious group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms since they took power more than a year ago.

World - International
10/1/2022 6:17:13 PM
A group of Afghan women Saturday protested a suicide bombing that killed or wounded dozens of students in a Shia education center in the capital Kabul a day earlier, demanding better security from the Taliban-run government.

World - International
9/30/2022 4:02:43 PM
A suicide bomber struck an education centre in a Shia area of the Afghan capital on Friday, killing 19 people and wounding 27, including teenagers who were taking practice entry exams for university, a Taliban spokesman said.

World - International
9/29/2022 10:43:34 PM
About 20 members of an extreme ultra-orthodox Jewish sect overpowered guards and escaped a government shelter in southern Mexico where they had been held since one of their leaders was arrested last Friday on organized crime and human trafficking allegations.

World - Region
9/29/2022 10:40:35 AM
Taliban forces fired shots into the air on Thursday to disperse a women's rally supporting protests in Iran over the death of a woman in the custody of morality police.

World - International
9/28/2022 3:06:10 PM
Pakistan's foreign minister wants the world to engage the Taliban, warning of dangerous consequences if Afghanistan's rulers are again isolated.

World - International
9/27/2022 9:34:44 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday defended military sales to Pakistan after withering criticism from growing US partner India, which considers itself the target of Islamabad's F-16 planes.

World - International
9/23/2022 2:52:25 PM
A blast outside a mosque attended by Taliban members in the Afghan capital killed four people minutes after Friday prayers had ended, according to a hospital.

World - International
9/19/2022 6:39:51 PM
An American navy veteran detained in Afghanistan since 2020 was released in exchange for a Taliban ally imprisoned in the US for heroin smuggling, US and Afghan officials announced Monday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/13/2022 5:13:54 PM
One year after the withdrawal of foreign forces and the fall of Kabul to the Taliban, there are more and more human rights violations taking place in Afghanistan, writes Amr Wagdy

World - International
9/10/2022 9:14:27 PM
At least three Afghan crew members were killed Saturday when a U.S.-manufactured Black Hawk helicopter they were flying crashed, the Taliban's defense ministry said.

World - International
9/10/2022 2:50:48 PM
Taliban authorities Saturday shut down girls schools above the sixth grade in eastern Afghanistan's Paktia province, according to witnesses and social media posts. The schools had briefly opened after a recommendation by tribal elders and school principals.

World - International
9/2/2022 1:39:47 PM
An explosion tore through a crowded mosque in western Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 18 people, including a prominent cleric, Taliban officials and a local medic said. At least 21 people were hurt.

World - International
8/25/2022 2:49:25 PM
More than 180 people have been killed and 3,000 homes destroyed by floods in Afghanistan over the past month, a government spokesman said Thursday.

World - International
8/20/2022 6:44:55 PM
The United Nations is set to end travel ban exemptions for 13 Taliban officials Friday, pending any deal by Security Council members on a possible extension, diplomats told AFP.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/16/2022 9:21:53 PM
Amina Khan reviews a year of the Taliban in power

World - International
8/15/2022 4:35:00 PM
The Taliban on Monday marked a year since they seized the Afghan capital of Kabul, a rapid takeover that triggered a hasty escape of the nation's Western-backed leaders, sent the economy into a tailspin and fundamentally transformed the country.

World - International
8/14/2022 1:33:06 PM
The EU on Sunday said it was "particularly concerned" about worsening conditions for women and girls in Afghanistan after the country's ruling Taliban violently broke up a women's rally.

World - International
8/13/2022 1:34:03 PM
A year since returning to power in Afghanistan, the Taliban are a stronger military force than ever, but threats to their rule do exist.

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