Taliban

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‘We jumped in the car as soon as we heard’: Afghans race to help amid wait for international aid
While the Taliban and aid agencies rushed to respond, locals were already on their way bringing much needed support

Stefanie Glinski in Gayan, Afghanistan

26, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Too much suffering’: survivors talk of quake’s deadly toll in Afghanistan
5.9-magnitude earthquake leaves children buried under rubble and villages destroyed in already impoverished country

Stefanie Glinski in Gayan

24, Jun, 2022 @12:54 PM

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Fears grow for Afghanistan earthquake survivors left without shelter
First shipments of international aid arrive in country as officials say death toll has risen to 1,150

Peter Beaumont and agencies

24, Jun, 2022 @11:28 AM

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Isolated Afghanistan may face struggle for aid after earthquake
Analysis: humanitarian appeals for Taliban-ruled country have had poor responses and there are sanctions complications

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Jun, 2022 @4:45 PM

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Taliban release five British nationals held for six months
Foreign Office diplomats secured their freedom but sources say nothing was given in return except an apology

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

20, Jun, 2022 @2:52 PM

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UN urged to impose travel ban on Taliban leadership over oppression of women
Campaigners say curtailing of women’s rights in Afghanistan means Trump-era waiver must be removed

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, Jun, 2022 @3:07 PM

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David Lammy visits Afghanistan to highlight humanitarian crisis
Shadow foreign secretary says UK government ignoring catastrophe as millions of Afghans go hungry

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

08, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Al-Qaida enjoying a haven in Afghanistan under Taliban, UN warns
Intelligence report raises fears country could again become base for international terrorists

Jason Burke

03, Jun, 2022 @11:29 AM

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Revealed: Afghan journalists facing death threats and beatings, despite UK pledge to save them
Group who worked with UK media to sue government over failure to relocate them to Britain

Michael Savage Policy Editor

28, May, 2022 @1:27 PM

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‘It’s a nightmare’: the mother and daughter ripped apart by the Taliban
Nargis Orakzai now lives in freedom in Germany. But the pain of leaving behind her mother, and the career she loved, is with her every day

Zuhal Ahad

26, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Male Afghan TV presenters mask up to support female colleagues after Taliban decree
#FreeHerFace campaign gathers force as high-profile men rebel against crackdown on face coverings in Afghanistan

Zahra Joya

24, May, 2022 @1:46 PM

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Afghan female judge awarded prestigious human rights prize
Fawzia Amini advocates for rights of Afghan women and girls from London hotel room she’s been stuck in for nine months

Diane Taylor

24, May, 2022 @12:40 PM

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