ACLED-APW Report Tracking Disorder During Taliban Rule in Afghanistan



Survivors of 23 civilians killed in airstrikes demand justice

KANDAHAR: The sole survivor of an erroneous airstrike, Saleh Mohammad demands justice from Afghan officials after losing 18 members of his family in s…


‘50-bed Dawlatabd district hospital closes due to Taliban warnings’

BALKH: Local officials and residents in the northern Balkh province expressed concern about a 50-bed civil hospital in Dawlatabad district of the prov…


Ghazni journos anxious amid uptick in violence against colleagues

Following Nikzad’s assassination, Ghazni Journalists’ Union members in a meeting asked the government to investigate the incident within the next thre…


Civilian casualties double in north this year: AIHRC

BALKH: Voicing its concern regarding the grave repercussions for Afghan citizens, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) says civ…


Growing insecurity irk residents of restive Kandahar

KANDAHAR: Local officials say as many as 107 people have been killed and 390 wounded during conflicts in southern Kandahar province the last one month…


Tourists to eastern region on rise, thanks to improved security

NANGARHAR: Officials of the eastern region of the country say the number of tourists visiting mountainous areas with natural beauty has increased, tha…


Govt.'s negligence, circles seen behind spike in VBIED attacks

GHAZNI: As several Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) attacks in southern Ghazni province have left dozens of Afghan soldiers killed an…

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Living under open sky, thousands of Kandahar IDPs need aid

KANDAHAR: Inhabitants of Zhari and Panjwayee districts in southern Kandahar province have complained nonstop violence in their regions have compelled…


Prolific Chardiwal agricultural scheme neglected in the fog of war

GHAZNI: Chardiwal Project also known as Band Sardeh Project, the country’s major agricultural scheme in southern Ghazni province, is one of the many o…


Insecurity: Darzab officials rendered to operate from Sheberghan city

BALKH: Local officials say all villages of Darzab district of northern Jawzjan province have been under the Taliban control for the last one year and…


200 families of foreign insurgents assist Taliban in Faryab

BALKH: Over 200 families of foreign fighters currently live alongside the Taliban militants in northern Faryab province, OrbandNews has reliably learn…


After Helmand, Taliban embark on wreaking havoc in Kandahar

KANDAHAR: Militants in the south have launched a coordinated campaign to consolidate their power in the southern province of Kandahar since last week.