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Axios
May 7, 2022 - World

Taliban order Afghan women to cover faces in public

Women in Puli Alam, Afghanistan. Photo: Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
Women in Puli Alam, Afghanistan. Photo: Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
Axios
Apr 29, 2022 - World

Blast at Kabul mosque kills at least 10 and injures dozens of others

Wounded people are dispatched to hospitals after a bomb exploded in a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul during Friday prayers on April 29, 2022
Wounded people are dispatched to hospitals after a bomb exploded in a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul during Friday prayers on April 29. Photo: Haroon Sabawoon/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Zachary Basu
Apr 8, 2022 - World

American released by Taliban recounts months-long nightmare

Safi Rauf and Sammi Cannold the day after his release on Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar
Safi Rauf and his girlfriend, Sammi Cannold, at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar the day after his release . Photo courtesy of Sammi Cannold.
Axios
Apr 3, 2022 - World

Taliban bans opium poppy production

poppy field in Afghanistan
A farmer is seen at a poppy field in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 17. Photo: Mohammad Noori/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Zachary Basu
Apr 1, 2022 - World

Taliban releases American aid worker detained in Afghanistan

Taliban standing guard
Taliban fighter stands guard at ceremony in Kabul on March 31. Photo: Ahmad Sahel Arman/AFP via Getty Images
Oriana Gonzalez
Mar 23, 2022 - World

Taliban suddenly backtrack on pledge to open schools for all girls

Picture of girls wearing hijabs and backpacks
Girls in Kabul leave their school, which was ordered to close just hours after reopening on March 23. Photo: AHMAD SAHEL ARMAN/AFP via Getty Images

UN leaders urge the world to not forget about other global crises

Afghan woman
A displaced Afghan woman sits in a camp in Herat province on Jan. 16. Photo: Bilal Guler/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Zachary Basu
Feb 11, 2022 - World

Biden to split frozen Afghan assets between possible aid and 9/11 families

A child sits outside in the cold in Kabul on Dec. 27. Photo: Mohd Rasfan/AFP via Getty Images

Biden rejects Army report on failure to prepare for Afghanistan's fall