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Posts Tagged: Taliban

November 26, 2022 9:50 am

Taliban’s Treatment of Women ‘Could Amount to Crime Against Humanity’

i24 News - Taliban restrictions on the freedoms of women and girls could amount to a crime against humanity, the UN special rapporteur on human...

October 22, 2022 10:11 am

Afghanistan: Taliban Kills 6 Islamic State Members in Raid

i24 News - Taliban security forces killed six Islamic State members in an overnight operation in the Afghan capital, Kabul, a spokesman for the ruling...

August 21, 2022 12:46 pm

Iran Is Already Nuclearized, so Why Do We Need a Deal? - The international community under the leadership of the US appears to be closing in on signing a new nuclear deal with Iran. On...

August 3, 2022 11:06 am

Al-Qaeda Killing Shows Afghanistan Is Still in Chaos

President Joe Biden was not wrong when he declared that “justice has been served” with the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahiri in a US...

January 22, 2022 2:17 pm

Taliban Warns Against Dissent, Women’s Rights Activism

i24 News – Afghanistan's new Taliban authorities warned Saturday they have the right to crack down on dissent and jail protesters, as concerns grew over...

January 18, 2022 3:37 pm

Facebook Threatens to Ban Head of UN Watchdog for Post Critical of Taliban, BDS Movement

Facebook has threatened to ban the head of the watchdog group UN Watch due to alleged content violations, including a post denouncing the Taliban and...

December 14, 2021 12:06 pm

Winter Presents New, Dire Challenges for Afghanistan’s Women

A harsh winter has descended upon Afghanistan. Everyone who is still there is now trapped, in hiding, and cold. Very cold. One woman asked us for...

November 29, 2021 11:00 am

Erdogan Fosters Anti-Western, Anti-Israel, and Jihadist Sentiment in Turkey

The November 1 assault on an American sailor by Turkish nationalists reflects the anti-Western sentiment prevailing in Turkey, fostered by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. During a...

November 26, 2021 11:55 am

Taliban Close in as Desperate Afghan Women Await Rescue

In Bamiyan province, through which the Silk Road once flourished and the towering statues of Buddha once stood, an Afghan woman's naked body has just...

November 20, 2021 3:12 pm

Taliban Begin Paying Salaries to Government Employees

i24 News –Afghanistan's Taliban authorities said Saturday they had begun paying government employees who had not received a paycheck since the Islamists seized power and...

October 28, 2021 11:42 am

Why the World Is Engaging with the Taliban

The Taliban and Pakistan, both viewed warily by the West and others in the international community, appear to be benefiting from mounting concerns about the...

October 9, 2021 11:18 am

UN: World Should Send Pledged Aid to Afghans to Avert Economic, Refugee Crisis

The world should urgently provide promised aid to Afghanistan, the UN refugee agency said on Saturday, warning that a lack of resources is hampering efforts...

October 8, 2021 11:56 am

Think Afghanistan Is a Problem? Look at Pakistan

Societal struggles and reforms often take unexpected turns in vast swaths of land stretching from the Middle East into Central Asia. Take education for example. The Taliban...

October 3, 2021 9:36 am

Afghan Girls Stuck at Home, Waiting for Taliban Plan to Reopen Schools

As the weeks pass in Afghanistan, the new Taliban administration has yet to announce when it will reopen secondary schools for girls, leaving them stuck...


BREAKING: Islamic State Jihadist Group Says Leader Killed in Battle

i24 News - The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group on Wednesday said its leader, Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, was killed in battle, and announced a replacement. An IS spokesman said al-Hashimi,...


UN Palestinian Refugee Agency Finds ‘Man-Made Cavity’ Under Gaza School

The United Nations Relief Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) on Tuesday announced that it had discovered a “man-made cavity” under one of its schools in Gaza, the latest discovery...

Middle East

Niece of Iran’s Supreme Leader Urges World to Cut Ties with Tehran in...

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's niece, a well known rights activist, has called on foreign governments to cut all...

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