Taliban outlaws barbers in Afghanistan’s Helmand province from shaving or trimming beards

Barbers in Afghanistan’s Helmand province have been banned by the Taliban from shaving or trimming beards. The order was issued on Monday and marks the latest in a series of restrictions placed on the country’s residents based on the Taliban’s strict interpretation of Islamic law. Sharia law is Islam’s legal system – which is based on the Koran and the

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Afghan President in desperate plea for ‘uprising’ against Taliban – ‘Killers of humanity’

Taliban is 'more powerful than ever' says commentator We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Speaking in Afghanistan’s national parliament in Kabul, President Ashraf Ghani, 72, called

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