Kabul:  Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed El-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of al-Azhar University, has described the recent decision taken by the Taliban government in Afghanistan to ban women from studying in universities as against Islamic principles. more
Kabul witnesses protest as Taliban bans women from attending universities

Kabul: Thousands of women participated in Kabul city of Afghanistan on Thursday over the Taliban administration's decision to ban female students from attending universities.

Afghanistan: Taliban stopping female students from attending university after ban on higher education

Kabul: Afghan authorities have stopped letting female students attend universities following the decision of the Taliban (sanctioned by the UN for terrorism) to suspend higher education f ...

Afghanistan: Taliban bans women from attending universities

Kabul: The Taliban administrators of Afghanistan have banned women from going to universities.

Afghanistan: Taliban urged to halt public floggings and executions

New York: The resumption of public floggings and executions in Afghanistan must stop immediately, a group of independent UN human rights experts said on Friday in an appeal to the ruling ...

Afghanistan: First public execution since Taliban takeover, ‘deeply disturbing’ says UN rights office

New York: What is believed to be the first public execution in Afghanistan since the Taliban seized power last year, drew criticism from the UN human rights office, OHCHR on Wednesday. Sp ...

Afghanistan: Taliban conducts first public execution since returning to power last year

Kabul: The Taliban ruled Afghanistan government has conducted the first public execution since coming to power in the country last year.

Taliban defends banning of VOA, RFE/RL, USAGM CEO slams

Kabul: The Taliban administration of Afghanistan has defended banning FM radio broadcasts from two U.S.-funded news media, including the Voice of America (VOA), in Afghanistan, by allegin ...

Taliban’s draconian violations against women may amount to crimes against humanity: Experts

New York: The latest actions by Taliban de facto authorities targeting women and girls “should be investigated as gender persecution” eleven UN-appointed independent human rig ...

Afghanistan families selling off their belongings to meet their ends: Reports

Kabul: Afghan daily members are selling off their  belongings in order to meet their ends as the country is struggling amid Taliban rule.