North Afghanistan

Thousands flee as Taliban eye full control of northern Afghanistan

Insurgents now have their eyes on Mazar-i-Sharif, the biggest city in the north, whose fall would signal the total collapse of government control in a region that has traditionally been anti-Taliban.

published on : 10th August 2021

Taliban gains in northern border forces Afghanistan government to recruit militias

Observers say that the move only resurrects militias that will be loyal to local commanders or powerful Kabul-allied warlords, who wrecked the Afghan capital during the 1990s fighting.

published on : 25th June 2021