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Taliban burn residents' TVs in Ghor to hide group's crimes

Taliban burn residents' TVs in Ghor to hide group's crimes

By destroying the TV sets, the Taliban are attempting to limit public access to the news and to conceal their rampant crimes.

Afghan forces move to secure highways against Taliban's 'customs tax' extortion

Afghan forces move to secure highways against Taliban's 'customs tax' extortion

The militants were beating up truck drivers and extorting millions of afghanis from them daily, according to local authorities.

Jawzjan residents recount 3 years of ISIS atrocities

Jawzjan residents recount 3 years of ISIS atrocities

Residents of Darzab and Qush Tepa districts are returning home after Afghan security forces regained control of the area.

Panjwai District religious scholars vow to spread calls for peace

Panjwai District religious scholars vow to spread calls for peace

'We will spread the message of peace among our people from now on and will raise our voices for peace from the pulpit of our mosques,' one imam said.

Kunduz women rally under banner 'Enough with the War!'

Kunduz women rally under banner 'Enough with the War!'

Hundreds of women and women's rights activists united in Kunduz city to call on the Taliban to end the violence and join the peace process.

Afghan forces clear Taliban from 70 villages in Balkh Province

Afghan forces clear Taliban from 70 villages in Balkh Province

Residents of areas previously under Taliban control expressed relief following the arrival of government forces.

Afghan, coalition forces drive Iran-backed Taliban militants from Farah

Afghan, coalition forces drive Iran-backed Taliban militants from Farah

Afghan forces, aided by coalition air power, have stepped up operations to beat back the Taliban militants in Farah Province who are terrorising local civilians with Iran's support.

Nangarhar elders vow expulsion for residents who support militants

Nangarhar elders vow expulsion for residents who support militants

Anyone who provides the Taliban or ISIS with assistance will be punished by local elders, which could include expulsion from their homes and villages.

Iran's disregard for UN resolutions, Afghan people on display

Iran's disregard for UN resolutions, Afghan people on display

US officials displayed a collection of weapons that Iran supplies to militant groups in Afghanistan and across the Middle East, including anti-tank guided missiles provided to the Taliban.

Coalition air strike kills Taliban shadow governor in Helmand

Coalition air strike kills Taliban shadow governor in Helmand

Abdul Manan's death is a major blow to the Taliban in Helmand and other southern provinces, say officials.