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May 22 2021

Afghanistan: Taliban Captured the Jalriz District + Images

Clashes in Jalriz district have intensified since March 27, following the insecurity of the Maidan Shahr-Behsud road by the Taliban, and after that, the army operation in this district intensified on March 30. The Taliban operation finally ended without result on April 1, until Taliban attacks intensified in recent days And army checkpoints in the Jalriz city fell, and Dareh Sanglakh, the army’s last stronghold in Jalriz, fell to the Taliban on May 20. The continuous Taliban attacks in Jalriz led to a complete retreat and the surrender of the army to the Taliban. An unknown number of people were …

Feb 5 2021

What is behind Behsud protests?

Kochis are tribes which inhabit in Pakistan and Afghanistan and most of them are nomad. Kochi people are main allies of Taliban and Taliban left the lands and wealths of Hazaras to them in return. After Islamic Emirate of Taliban fall in Afghanistan, Hazaras could reclaim some of the lands from Kochis and Behsud is one of the areas that Kochis is still attacking. Despite Kochis threats in recent years, commanders such as Abdulghani Alipour are active and protect the area. Ashraf Ghani administration has arrested Alipour several times on the charges of interference in security and armed activities which …