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‘I wondered whether a bullet had my name on it’: my terrifying 24-hour journey out of Afghanistan
I wanted to stay and tell the world what it was like living in a city besieged by extremists, but as my neighbourhood fell I had no choice but to leave. Soon, I was being pushed across the border in a wheelbarrow

Akhtar Mohammad Makoii

11, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Afghan view of 9/11: ‘This is the day the bad times started’
While the Taliban’s opponents go back into exile, its footsoldiers celebrate victory over US 20 years on

Emma Graham-Harrison and Akhtar Mohammad Makoii

11, Sep, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Taliban ban protests and slogans that don’t have their approval
Rallies in Afghanistan have already been broken up violently, now ‘severe consequences’ are threatened for demonstrators

Akhtar Mohammad Makoii in Islamabad, Peter Beaumont and Patrick Wintour

08, Sep, 2021 @6:56 PM

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Taliban name all-male Afghan cabinet including minister wanted by FBI
Country will once again be officially known as an Islamic emirate, as at least two people killed in protests

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul and Akhtar Mohammad Makoii

07, Sep, 2021 @6:34 PM

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‘The soul of Kabul’: Taliban paint over murals with victory slogans
Works including celebration of killed aid worker and signing of peace agreement are replaced

Akhtar Mohammad Makoii Islamabad

07, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Afghanistan: Taliban claim to have taken control of Panjshir valley
Taliban fighters pictured outside governor’s compound, but Ahmad Massoud’s rebels deny province has fallen

Akhtar Mohammad Makoii in Islamabad

06, Sep, 2021 @12:14 PM

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Four men arrested over violence at Kabul women’s rights march, say Taliban
Spokesman says men ‘mistreated the women and a reporter’ but tells Afghans it is ‘not a time for protest’

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul, Jon Henley and Akhtar Mohammad Makoii

05, Sep, 2021 @4:42 PM

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Evidence contradicts Taliban’s claim to respect women’s rights
Moves to segregate and push women out of public life suggest return to Afghanistan’s former hardline laws

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul and Akhtar Mohammad Makoii

03, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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‘My homeland, my only love’: fleeing Afghans embrace 1998 song
Lyrics to My Homeland strike powerful chord with new generation of refugees from war-torn country

Akhtar Mohammad Makoii

03, Sep, 2021 @3:10 PM

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Can the Taliban revive Afghanistan’s shattered economy?
As the group prepares to announce a government, it may have to count on its former foes to finance its future

Michael Safi, and Akhtar Mohammad Makoii in Islamabad

02, Sep, 2021 @12:08 PM

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‘People are broken’: Afghans describe first day under full Taliban control
Citizens tell of ‘absolute feeling of depression’ after last American troops left country overnight

Akhtar Mohammad Makoii in Islamabad

31, Aug, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Taliban fighters capture Afghan city at strategic junction north of Kabul
Officials in Pul-e-Khumri say government forces abandoned compounds during heavy fighting, as Biden says Afghans must fight for themselves

Akhtar Mohammad Makoii in Herat and Peter Beaumont

11, Aug, 2021 @5:09 AM

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