Afghanistan

US Envoy calls on Taliban to stop threatening journalists

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The US Ambassador to Kabul John Bass in a tweet on Tuesday called on the Taliban to stop threatening Afghan journalists, and said “more violence, against journalists or civilians, will not bring security and opportunity to Afghanistan, nor will it help the Taliban reach their political objectives”. Bass said that Afghanistan’s “vibrant…

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Taliban condemned for threats to media

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United States and Afghanistan on Tuesday denounced a Taliban warning that Afghan media will be targeted unless they stop broadcasting what the group called “anti-Taliban statements”. Radio stations, TV channels and other media organisations had one week to stop transmitting “anti-Taliban advertisements”, the group’s military commission said in a statement on…

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Afghan forces recapture Bilcheragh

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2019

Monitoring Desk FARYAB: The Afghan forces recaptured Bilcheragh district in northern Faryab province after a year, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said in a statement on Tuesday. The statement said the operation was held jointly by police and army forces and it was led by the Army’s Commando Unit.  The statement says that the Taliban…

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