Armed clash breaks out between Taliban, local residents in Afghanistan's Panjshir

This armed clash between residents and the Taliban in Panjshir province broke out after a Taliban vehicle was hit by a mine explosion.

published on : 9th February 2022

Outgunned and alone: How Panjshir's resistance fell to the Taliban

Leaning against the door of a closed shop in the village of Khenj, Abdul Wajeed said the group's forces massed in September at the mouth of the valley, north of the capital Kabul.

published on : 18th September 2021

Ghost towns and old men in Afghanistan's Panjshir after Taliban take over

Sitting under the awning of a closed shop, Abdul Ghafoor contemplates his deserted village, perched on the side of a rocky hill in the district of Khenj.

published on : 17th September 2021

'America was very far away': How Afghans remember 9/11 terror attack

Militants from Al-Qaeda had two days earlier assassinated Ahmad Shah Massoud -- the resistance icon who repelled both the Soviet military and the Taliban from his native Panjshir Valley.

published on : 10th September 2021

Pakistan rejects reports alluding to its involvement in Panjshir Valley offensive

The Taliban said on Monday they have seized Panjshir Valley, the last province not in their control after their blitz through Afghanistan last month.

published on : 10th September 2021

Afghanistan's crisis: Taliban prohibits media for circulating news of Resistance leader Ahmad Massoud

The geography has witnessed heavy conflict between the warring sides in the past four days and both parties are claiming to have inflicted heavy casualties.

published on : 7th September 2021

Iran 'strongly' condemns Taliban military offensive on Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley

Iran, the region's dominant Muslim Shiite power, had until now refrained from criticising the Taliban since the Sunni group seized Kabul on August 15.

published on : 6th September 2021

'Fight in Panjshir Valley will continue': National Resistance Front on Taliban's victory claim

The Taliban said Monday the last pocket of resistance in Afghanistan, the Panjshir Valley, had been 'completely captured'.

published on : 6th September 2021

Taliban say last pocket of resistance in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley 'completely captured'

The Panjshir Valley lies in the Hindu Kush mountains, approximately 90 miles north of Kabul.

published on : 6th September 2021

Afghan resistance leader's nephew killed in Panjshir province amid standoff between rebel forces and Taliban

General Wudod was the nephew of Panjshir resistance leader Ahmad Massoud. Some reports also claim that Amrullah Saleh has moved to a safe place after a helicopter attacked his house

published on : 6th September 2021

Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley resistance forces call for ceasefire, Taliban withdrawal

The Taliban completed a stunning two-week offensive across Afghanistan on August 15 by taking the capital, Kabul, without a fight.

published on : 6th September 2021

About 600 Taliban killed in Afghanistan's Panjshir, claim resistance forces amid reports of minority murders

Meanwhile, the Taliban offensive against Panjshir resistance forces has slowed down due to the presence of land mines in the area.

published on : 5th September 2021

In Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley, anti-Taliban forces fight on

The National Resistance Front, comprising anti-Taliban militia fighters and former Afghan security forces, have vowed to defend the enclave as the Islamist group sends fighters to encircle the area.

published on : 1st September 2021

Panjshir resistance forces reject Taliban's claim of advances as latter orders civilians to hand over weapons, vehicles

Ahmad Massoud supporters rejected the claims of a Taliban advance toward Panjshir and say no one has entered the province, reported Tolo News.

published on : 29th August 2021

Some Afghans desperate to leave country, some vow to resist Taliban as UN fears rights abuse

Nestled in the towering Hindu Kush, the Panjshir Valley has a single narrow entrance and is the last region not under Taliban control following their stunning blitz across Afghanistan.

published on : 25th August 2021
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