Daily Archives: May 7, 2022

Taliban order Afghan women to cover faces again

Afghanistan’s Taliban government ordered women on Saturday to cover their faces in public, a return to a signature policy of their past hardline rule and an escalation of restrictions that are causing anger at home and abroad. A decree from the group’s supreme leader, Haibatullah Akhundzada, said that if a …

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Airstrikes reported on Syria’s Deir ez-Zur

Official Syrian media on Wednesday reported airstrikes in Deir Ez-Zur, in the northeastern country. The airstrikes took place in an area near a bridge in the city of Deir Ez-Zur, SANA reported. Local Syrian sources say initial reports indicate that an unidentified military warplane targeted the area. No further details …

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