Taliban ban Helmand Barbers from Shaving and Trimming Beards in Afghanistan

The Taliban have banned hairdressers in Afghanistan's Helmand province from shaving or trimming beards, saying it breaches their interpretation of Islamic law. Some barbers in the capital Kabul have said they also received similar orders. The instructions suggest a return to the strict rulings of the group's past tenure in power, despite promises of a … Continue reading Taliban ban Helmand Barbers from Shaving and Trimming Beards in Afghanistan