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MILITARY

Opinion: Taliban's Beheading of a Female Volley Ball Player and How It Will Affect Afghanistan

News from the international media community is that the Taliban after its most recent take over had begun a systematic approach of forcing its Religious rulings and ideologies on the Afghanistan people. While this wasn't taken seriously at first or perhaps dismissed because many had considered that this was something that was bound to happen with their newly found power, it seems to be causing a lot of problems for the media, as the media has since begun to report, quite constantly, the deaths of innocent people within Afghanistan.

  1 month ago ago
Opinion: Taliban's Beheading of a Female Volley Ball Player and How It Will Affect Afghanistan

SPORTS

6 Famous Footballers From Afghanistan (Photos)

1. Nadia Nadim Nadia Nadim is an Afghan professional footballer currently playing as a striker for Racing Louisville FC and the Danish national team. Nadim is considered the most influential and greatest Afghan female football player of all time, particularly because she won the French league title in the 2020 to 2021 season with Paris Saint-Germain.

  1 month ago ago
6 Famous Footballers From Afghanistan (Photos)

MILITARY

Igbos Hailing Unknown Gunmen Should Realize That Their Action Could Cause More Problem In S/East

The Ndigbo Historical Initiative (NHI) has condemned the spate of attacks in the South-East, warning that the situation witnessed in Afghanistan may occur in Igboland. A statement by the Executive Director, Julie Iregbu-Ihejirika, particularly castigated Igbos who celebrate the unknown gunmen for killings and destruction since 2020.

  1 month ago ago
Igbos Hailing Unknown Gunmen Should Realize That Their Action Could Cause More Problem In S/East

MILITARY

Over 100 Dead And 200 Injured As Explosion Rocks Shia Mosque - Photos

In a report, a Shia mosque has been hit by a massive explosion in Afghanistan during jummah. According to the report, at least 100 worshippers have been confirmed killed as the search is still ongoing. According to KUNDUZ, the explosion rocked inside the Shia mosque.

  2 months ago ago
Over 100 Dead And 200 Injured As Explosion Rocks Shia Mosque - Photos

POLITICS

El-Rufai Should Not Compare North West With Afghanistan, Because North West Is Better Than Afghan.

It was today reported that the governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai said that the North West region is presently like Afghanistan. Based on this statement that was recently made by the kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, I really don't think that the kaduna State governor made a good comparison, because north west is far better than the Afghanistan.

  2 months ago ago
El-Rufai Should Not Compare North West With Afghanistan, Because North West Is Better Than Afghan.

MILITARY

ISIS-K's Recent Bomb Blast Killed Many People: Is The Taliban Really In Charge Of Afghanistan?

Over 20 people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan’s northeastern city of Kunduz during their Friday prayers. In a viral video, bloodstains and body parts were seen all over the mosque, and many injured people were taken out of the area.

  2 months ago ago
ISIS-K's Recent Bomb Blast Killed Many People: Is The Taliban Really In Charge Of Afghanistan?

MILITARY

"S/East May Become Afghanistan", Igbo Group NHI Warns: A Statement That Exposes Unknown Gunmen As The Enemies At Home?

The Ndigbo Historical Initiative (NHI) has condemned the recent spate of attacks in the South-East, warning that a situation similar to that seen in Afghanistan could occur in Igboland. Julie Iregbu-Ihejirika chastised Igbos that celebrated unknown gunmen(UGM) for killings and destruction since 2020.

  1 month ago ago

MILITARY

2 Reasons The World Leaders Should Not Turn Down The Taliban Request To Speak At The UNGA

It is no longer news that the 76th edition of the United Nations' General Assembly (UNGA), is currently going on at the organization’s headquarters in New York. Recall that the UNGA is an annual event where World leaders meet to discuss on several issues that are affecting the world at large.

  2 months ago ago
2 Reasons The World Leaders Should Not Turn Down The Taliban Request To Speak At The UNGA

SOCIETY

Taliban Ban Barbers From Shaving, Trimming Men's Beards In Afghanistan, Say It Is Not Islamic.

The Taliban have cautioned barbers in Helmand area in Afghanistan to stop shaving or trimming beards. They said shaving off beards breaks their understanding of Islamic law. In a report by BBC, the Taliban police said anybody found abusing the standard will be seriously punished. As for the report, in a notification posted on salons in southern Helmand area, the Taliban officials cautioned the hairdressers to adhere to Sharia law for hair styles and beards.

  2 months ago ago
Taliban Ban Barbers From Shaving, Trimming Men's Beards In Afghanistan, Say It Is Not Islamic.

POLITICS

Buhari commends Turkish President for accepting refugees from Afghanistan and removing travel ban

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Recep Tayyip Erdogan for accepting refugees from war-torn Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, into Turkey. The Nigerian President gave the commendation during the 2-day official visit of Mr. Erdogan with his wife, the First Lady, Emine Erdogan to Nigeria. President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) with President Muhammadu Buhari (C) Presidency/Bayo Omoboriowo

  1 month ago ago
Buhari commends Turkish President for accepting refugees from Afghanistan and removing travel ban

RELIGION

Pope greets Afghan Christian families who have escaped to Rome

Pope Francis was said to have received over three Christian families in the hall of former Pope Paul VI. A woman who was the mother of four children tried to offer Pope Francis the ring of her husband who was killed in Afghanistan by the Taliban, the supreme pontiff accepted the ring but he then told her to keep the ring as a sign of friendship and hope, more of a remembrance.

  2 months ago ago
Pope greets Afghan Christian families who have escaped to Rome

MILITARY

Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Afghan Mosque Attack That Killed At Least 47 Worshippers

At least 47 people were killed and dozens more injured in an explosion at a Shia mosque during Friday prayers in Kandahar, the heartland of the Taliban movement now ruling Afghanistan. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on a mosque in southern Afghanistan that killed at least 47 people.

  1 month ago ago
Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Afghan Mosque Attack That Killed At Least 47 Worshippers

MILITARY

Suicide Bomber Strikes Mosque In Kandahar, Afghanistan During Prayers

During Friday prayers, an explosion inside a Shia mosque in Kandahar killed 35 people and injured 45 more. That's the second suicide bombing targeting a Shia mosque in Afghanistan in less than a week, raising fears that extremist organizations are gaining power across the nation following the Taliban's takeover.

  1 month ago ago
Suicide Bomber Strikes Mosque In Kandahar, Afghanistan During Prayers

MILITARY

Suicide Bomber Attacks Mosque, Kills Many

A senior Taliban official has disclosed that "a number of civilians" have been killed on Sunday after a suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Afghanistan. A report by FRANCE 24 with AFP and AP also confirmed the development, saying that the bomb was targeted at Eidgah Mosque in Kabul, where a memorial service was being held for the mother of Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid.

  2 months ago ago
Suicide Bomber Attacks Mosque, Kills Many

MILITARY

Bomb explosion rocks Afghanistan, kills 50 Shiite worshipers.

Not less than 50 persons were killed in a bomb explosion that happened in Afghanistan, on Friday, October 8. The explosion is the bloodiest assault that has ever happened in Afghanistan, since the withdrawal of American troops, from the country. It happened at a Shiite mosque, in Kunduz, Afghanistan.

  2 months ago ago
Bomb explosion rocks Afghanistan, kills 50 Shiite worshipers.

MILITARY

NHI warns that southeast may become another Afghanistan due to incessant killings

Following the incessant attacks in the southeastern region, a group, Ndigbo Historical Initiative (NHI), has warmed that a situation experienced in Afghanistan may happen in the region. The Executive Director of the group, Julie Iregbu-Ihejirika, condemned those celebrating killings and destruction by the unknown gunmen.

  1 month ago ago
NHI warns that southeast may become another Afghanistan due to incessant killings

MILITARY

Taliban Declares Public Execution As Part Of The New Rule Over Afghanistan

Following the reconstruction of the country, and, the subsequent take- over of government affairs, the Taliban has announced a revival of public executions, among other cruel punishment as part of it new rule over Afghanistan. The extremist group also went on to warn the world leaders against trespassing, or, meddling with their rules.

  2 months ago ago
Taliban Declares Public Execution As Part Of The New Rule Over Afghanistan

MILITARY

Taliban request to speak In UN General Assembly In New York to world leaders

Taliban asks for an opportunity to address world leaders for the United Nations General Assembly this week in New York City. Amir Khan Muttaqi, the Taliban Foreign Minster made the request inside a letter addressed to the United Nations (UN) on Monday. The group nominated their Doha-based spokesman, Suhail Shaheen, as Afghanistan's UN Ambassador.

  2 months ago ago
Taliban request to speak In UN General Assembly In New York to world leaders

MILITARY

Taliban Kills, Hangs Four Bodies For Alleged Kidnapping

Four persons have been killed and their bodies hung by the Taliban for alleged kidnapping, a senior official said. They were reportedly killed during a shootout in Afghanistan’s western city of Herat on Saturday. According to Herat province’s deputy governor Mawlawi Shir Ahmad Muhajir, the decision to display their bodies at different public areas is to teach a “lesson” that kidnapping will not be tolerated.

  2 months ago ago
Taliban Kills, Hangs Four Bodies For Alleged Kidnapping

SPORTS

Afghanistan: 100 Female Footballers Evacuated To Qatar

A report by BBC Sport claims that around 100 female footballers were evacuated from Afghanistan to Qatar capital (Doha) on Thursday. BBC Sport gathered that Qatar government worked closely with FIFA to coordinate the rescue of the female footballers from their host country (Afghanistan). If we could recall, Afghanistan fell under the rule of Taliban, as the Group took over the Country Capital Kabul.

  1 month ago ago
Afghanistan: 100 Female Footballers Evacuated To Qatar