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Thousands of trucks are stranded at Torkham, the busiest frontier crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan, because of recently imposed visa restrictions on truck drivers, halting trade at the border. This has resulted in heavy financial losses.
Afghan travelers and delivery drivers stranded in Pakistan for the past 8 days must now rely on the charity of locals to get by. A stalemate between Pakistan and Afghanistan casts uncertainty over when they will be allowed to return via Torkham.
The Afghan Taliban regime rejects Pakistan’s allegations of TTP militants using Afghan soil to launch an offensive in Chitral. Meanwhile, Afghan journalists allege that the Taliban administration may be supporting TTP activities in Pakistan.
PTI MPA Arsalan Taj Ghumman Remanded on Physical Custody for Keamari Office Attack PTI MPA Arsalan Taj Ghumman has been remanded for two days in...
Torkham Border Closure Leaves 7,000 Trucks Stranded with Perishable Goods The Pak-Afghan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry has reported that the Torkham border has...
Aaj TV Peshawar bureau chief Farzana Ali recounts her journey from the Torkham border to the seat of power in Afghanistan under Taliban rule.