Multiple reports were saying on Tuesday that the Taliban executed a man, hanged the body from a chopper and paraded it in..
City in Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
Kandahar is a city in Afghanistan, located in the south of the country on the Arghandab River, at an elevation of 1,010 m (3,310 ft). It is Afghanistan's second largest city after Kabul, with a population of about 614,118. It is the capital of Kandahar Province as well as the de facto capital of the Taliban, formally known as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. It also happens to be the centre of the larger cultural region called Loy Kandahar. In 1709, Mirwais Hotak made the region an independent kingdom and turned Kandahar into the capital of the Hotak dynasty. In 1747, Ahmad Shah Durrani, founder of the Durrani dynasty, made Kandahar the capital of the Afghan Empire.
Kandahar media coverage
Video circulated by the Taliban purports to show victory celebrations in Kandahar, Afghanistan after the militant group took..
Afghanistan’s swift descent into violence following the withdrawal of US and NATO troops supporting the government has shocked..
Government forces are fighting Taliban assaults on major cities, including in Herat, Lashkar Gah and Kandahar, whose airport was..