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Taliban Bans Women from Amusement Parks and Gyms

The Taliban regime in Afghanistan issued an edict on Friday banning women from amusement parks and gymnasiums, purportedly because they were not obeying the extremist government’s orders to wear hijabs and remain segregated from men in public areas. “Unfortunately, the orders were not obeyed and the rules were violated, and we had to close parks … Read more

Taliban bans women from gyms and parks affecting children as well

Kabul: Afghanistan’s rulers are banning women from using gyms and parks, the Taliban’s latest edict cracking down on women’s rights and freedoms since they took power more than a year ago. Since the religious group overran the country when the United States withdrew its troops in August 2021, it has repeatedly broken its promise to … Read more

Taliban to ban women from gyms, parks because gender segregation, headscarf laws ‘not observed’

The Taliban will ban women from using gyms and entering parks due to issues with citizens not adhering to gender segregation and headscarf rules. “Unfortunately, the orders were not obeyed and the rules were violated, and we had to close parks and gyms for women,” Mohammed Akef Mohajer, spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Virtue … Read more

Taliban reveals burial site of late co-founder Mullah Omar in S. Afghanistan

The burial site of Taliban co-founder Mullah Mohammad Omar Mujahid has been disclosed in Afghansitan’s southern Zabul province, chief spokesman of Afghanistan’s Taliban-run caretaker government Zabihullah Mujahid has said. “The tomb of late Amirul Mominen (Supreme leader) Mullah Mohammad Omar Mujahid was revealed to public at a ceremony attended by ranking officials in Omarzo area … Read more

Taliban frees ex-BBC cameraman, four others, after ‘long ordeal’

“These people promised that from now on they will not do anything against the laws of Afghanistan and will act in accordance with the principles and traditions of the Afghan people,” Mujahid said. He did not provide the names of the Britons or specify how many had been released. Peter Jouvenal operated a guest house … Read more

Joe Biden Opens U.S. Borders to Afghans Who ‘Provided Insignificant … Material Support’ to the Taliban

President Joe Biden will allow Afghans “who provided insignificant or certain limited material support to a designated terrorist organization” to “qualify for protection and other immigration benefits in the United States,” a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announcement states. Following the U.S. Armed Forces’ withdrawal from Afghanistan in August 2021, Biden opened a refugee and … Read more

Afghanistan’s Taliban mandate face coverings for women news anchors

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Afghanistan’s Taliban have mandated a new rule requiring all women news anchors to cover their faces while on TV. The Taliban’s Virtue and Vice ministry announced the change on Thursday and began enforcing it over the weekend. The Taliban said the decision was “final and nonnegotiable”, adding … Read more

Male newsreaders wear masks in protest as Taliban enforces restrictions for female TV anchors

Islamabad: Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have begun enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move is part of a hard-line shift drawing condemnation from rights activists. After the order was announced on Thursday, only a handful of news outlets complied. But on Sunday, most … Read more

Taliban Orders Female TV Anchors to Cover Their Faces

The Taliban regime on Thursday ordered all female television presenters to cover their faces while on the air. The order was the latest example of the Islamist regime failing to live up to the absurdly optimistic “reform” expectations of the United Nations. The Associated Press (AP) quoted Afghanistan’s independent TOLO News describing the order from … Read more

‘Inclusive’ Taliban Abolishes Afghanistan Human Rights Commission

The Taliban recently dissolved Afghanistan’s Human Rights Commission along with four other departments established by the country’s former, U.S.-backed government, Khaama Press News Agency reported on Tuesday citing an original report by Reuters. A Taliban official confirmed to Reuters on May 16 that the group chose to dissolve five Afghan governmental departments due to a financial … Read more