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Mujahideen resistance held off the Soviet invasion in the Panjshir Valley in the ’80s. Will history be repeated for the Taliban?

Earlier this week, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid declared the war in Afghanistan officially over because the group had claimed victory in Panjshir province. Nonetheless, the situation in that region is currently unclear, and it remains the last stronghold of the resistance, which claims it still controls a strategic position in …

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Taliban says it captured key entrance to Panjshir valley, local resistance denies it – as both claim heavy losses on other side

The Taliban launched a major operation to take the Panjshir valley on Thursday, after the negotiations with the local resistance movement failed, according to spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid. He said the Taliban fighters entered the province and captured eleven “important” positions along the main road leading to the eastern province of …

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