Taliban start paying government employees

Taliban start paying government employees

Taliban officials say they have begun paying government employees who have not received money since the force took over. “We will start paying salaries from today. We will pay three months’ salary,” Ahmad Wali Haqmal, spokesman for the Finance Ministry …

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Taliban parade

Taliban parade

The Taliban held a military parade in the capital Kabul with American armor and Russian helicopters recovered from former Afghan government troops. Enayatullah Khwarazmi, a spokesman for the Afghan Defense Ministry, said the November 14 parade in the capital Kabul …

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Taliban commander dies in clash with IS

Taliban commander dies in clash with IS

AfghanistanTaliban officials say a Badri special forces commander was killed in response to IS attacks on a hospital in Kabul. “When receiving news that Sardar Daud Khan hospital was attacked, Hamdullah Mokhlis, commander of the Kabul corps, immediately went to …

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Taliban raises suspicion by blurring official photos

Taliban raises suspicion by blurring official photos

The Taliban has always blurred the face of the interim government interior minister in published photos, raising suspicions about the motive. Sirajuddin Haqqani, the leader of the Haqqani Network, the armed branch that plays a key role in the Taliban, …

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Taliban prevent female Kabul official from going to work

Taliban prevent female Kabul official from going to work

The Taliban demanded that female Kabul government employees who do not return to work next week, but still pay them. Neamatullah Barakzai, head of the Taliban’s public awareness agency in Kabul, said on October 21 that many female government officials …

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