Breaking News

Tag Archives: Badakhshan

Badakhshan’s Lazuli, Gold Mines Being Extracted by ‘Taliban, Irresponsible People’

Revenues of two major lapis lazuli and gold mines being collected by the Taliban and irresponsible armed people in northern Badakhshan province, local officials said Saturday. Irresponsible armed people collecting revenues of lapis lazuli mine Karano Manjan district of the province since years, instead of going to government’s depleting coffers, according …

Read More »

Multimillion Dollar Road Project Launched in North of Afghanistan

Afghan government on Saturday launched construction of a major road in northern Badakhshan province. The Baharak-Ishkashim transit road covers 108 kilometers and will connect Afghanistan with Tajikistan and China. “The purpose behind constructing this road is to get connected with China and Tajikistan,” said Minister of Public Work, Mahmood Baligh. …

Read More »

Zibaak District in Badakhshan Falls to Taliban

Zibaak district in Badakhshan province falls to Taliban, following heavy clashes on Friday morning, local sources tells Ariana News. The group’s seized the district after nine-hour battle with Afghan security forces.  Earlier, the 808th police zone spokesman has also confirmed the Taliban’s attack for seizure of the district, however, local …

Read More »