Ali M. Latifi, Al Jazeera English

Ali M. Latifi

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Past articles by Ali:

WHO, UNICEF launch new polio vaccination campaign in Afghanistan

The programme aims to address the 3.3 million children who have gone unvaccinated since 2018. → Read More

As US freezes funds, a harsh winter awaits cash-strapped Afghans

With $146bn in assets frozen and limits imposed on bank withdrawals, a humanitarian crisis unfolds in Afghanistan. → Read More

Afghan journalists lament ‘bleak’ future for media under Taliban

New regime forces exodus of journalists from Afghanistan where free press was one of few gains of Western occupation. → Read More

Rights groups accuse Taliban of rolling back civil liberties

Report accuses armed group of several rights violations ranging from limits on press freedom to restrictions on women. → Read More

Afghanistan’s Muttaqi urges countries to engage with new gov’t

Acting Foreign Minister Amir Muttaqi urges international community to resume aid as Afghanistan faces economic crisis. → Read More

Growing concerns for Panjshir residents as Taliban claims victory

A resident of the holdout Afghan province says shops and medical facilities face shortages amid media blackout. → Read More

Residents flee as Taliban intensifies battle to take Panjshir

Hundreds of families flee fighting between Taliban and resistance forces for the control of final holdout province. → Read More

War-weary Afghans divided on Taliban rule as US forces depart

Many Afghans fear a potential economic collapse as the Taliban celebrates the withdrawal of the last US troops. → Read More

After US withdrawal, few answers for Afghans left behind

US, NATO allies pledge to continue to help vulnerable Afghans relocate, but there is little clarity on what comes next. → Read More

Kabul families say children killed in US drone attack

Ten people from a Kabul neighbourhood killed in US drone attack – Washington claims ISKP fighters were the target. → Read More

Families of Kabul airport bombing victims scramble for news

Bombing claimed by ISIL affiliate around Kabul’s airport killed at least 110 people and wounded more than 100 others. → Read More

Attack on Afghan reporter tests Taliban’s media freedom pledge

Ziar Khan Yaad from TOLO TV was attacked by apparent Taliban members, raising questions over media freedoms. → Read More

Banks in Kabul reopen, drawing crowds of cash-starved Afghans

People stand in long queues to withdraw money after some banks reopened in the Afghan capital. → Read More

Afghans need to accept Taliban rule, says Hashmat Ghani

Hashmat Ghani tells Al Jazeera that accepting the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan is essential to avoid instability. → Read More

Afghans desperate to leave country remain stuck at Kabul airport

In chaotic scenes outside shuttered airport, hundreds of families gather as Taliban tries to disperse crowds. → Read More

Deadly protest in Jalalabad against removal of Afghan flag

At least two reportedly killed after shots fired at protest against removal of Afghan flag in Jalalabad. → Read More

Kabul near standstill on day one of the Taliban’s ‘Emirate’

The bustling metropolis of six million saw businesses shut as people stayed indoors after the Taliban took over. → Read More

‘Unpatriotic’: Afghans slam President Ghani’s swift departure

President Ashraf Ghani fled the country as the Taliban entered Kabul after capturing major cities within a week. → Read More

‘At the gates’: Taliban ready to take Afghan capital

Sirens could be heard as multiple helicopters were flying above the city centre. → Read More

Afghanistan: As Taliban attacks continue, people rush to Kabul

The capital, Mazar and Jalalabad remain the only major cities still under government control as Taliban encircles Kabul. → Read More