Islamabad steps up attacks on Pakistani Taliban

Islamabad steps up attacks on Pakistani Taliban

Pakistani army troops patrol along the Pakistan-Afghan border fence atop Big Ben hill in Khyber district, Pakistan on August 3, 2021. ANJUM NAVEED / AP Pakistan, the historic ally of the Afghan Taliban, must manage the unexpected consequences of their return to power in Kabul in the summer of 2021. Islamabad, its army and its … Read more

In Afghanistan, the Taliban ask Herat traders to behead models

In Afghanistan the Taliban ask Herat traders to behead models

The heads of mannequins in a women’s clothing store in Herat, January 5, 2022. – / AFP Afghanistan, one of the poorest countries in the world, is on the brink of economic collapse. At the beginning of DecemberUnited Nations warned of risk of famine, estimating 23 of some 40 million Afghans at risk of food … Read more

In Afghanistan, the Taliban forbid women to travel alone

In Afghanistan the Taliban forbid women to travel alone

A woman walks past beauty salons, whose windows have been degraded in Kabul, September 12, 2021. BERNAT ARMANGUE / AP This is yet another sign of the toughening of the Taliban regime despite their initial promises. The Ministry for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice issued a recommendation on Sunday, December 26, … Read more

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