Afghanistan’s Taliban under threat from internal terrorist organization ISIS-K

It would be funny if it wasn’t so deadly serious. Erstwhile extremist group the Taliban, now running Afghanistan, is now dealing with its own terror threat: the Afghan offshoot of the Islamic State group, ISIS-K. They are turning into the biggest opponent of Taliban rule there and responsible for dozens of deadly attacks across the country in recent … Read more

Thousands victimized by sexual violence as war in northern Ethiopia persists

EXCLUSIVE: Four months after the Ethiopian government called a cease–fire, violence still reigns across northern Ethiopia, leaving thousands of women and girls victimized by sexual violence.  On June 28, the Ethiopian government called an immediate unilateral cease–fire in the Tigray region after violent fighting erupted in November 2020, when the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), … Read more

Explosion near Kabul hospital kills 3 and wounds 16

An explosion went off Tuesday at the entrance of a military hospital in Kabul, killing three people and wounding at least 16, health officials said.  The blast went off at the entrance to the Sardar Mohammad Dawood Khan military hospital, the spokesman of the Taliban-run Interior Ministry, Saeed Khosty, wrote in a tweet. He added … Read more