Old image again shared as a flood rescue operation from Afghanistan recently. 

Devastating floods have hit several parts of South Asian countries of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Heavy casualties and devastation have been reported in the last few days in both countries.  However, a lot of misinformation is also being shared on social media in context to the recent floods in Afghanistan. Old images and videos are being […]

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India Today, the Guardian shares 2019 image as recent blast in Kabul

The image does not show the recent blast in the mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. A massive explosion struck a mosque in northern Kabul in Afghanistan on Wednesday, 17 August, during evening prayers, killing at least 21 people and injuring several others. The Taliban intelligence official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Reuters that the explosion occurred […]

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Gen. Sami Sadat Denies Meeting Pak Officials in Islamabad with Amrullah Saleh…

A number of Pakistani journalists and social media users have claimed Amrullah Saleh and Sami Sadat visited Islamabad recently. They also speculated that Pakistani government could possibly play the role of a mediator between the Resistance and Taliban. However, General Sadat has denied these claims. In response to the news, Sami Sadat described Pakistan as […]

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FACT CHECK: Afghan National Volleyball Player Mahjabeen Hakimi Was Not Beheaded by Taliban; Here’s the Truth…

Mainstream media and social media users across the world claimed that an Afghan National Volleyball Player Mahjabeen Hakimi was beheaded by the Taliban. However, Fact Crescendo found that these reports were false and Mahjabeen’s was not beheaded by Taliban. In fact, she was found dead under mysterious circumstances even before the fall of Ashraf Ghani […]

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Staged protest in Colombia shared as Taliban suffocating Afghan Christians in nylon bags

A horrifying video of people wrapped up in plastic bags has emerged on social media claiming to show the atrocities carried out by the Taliban on Christians in Afghanistan.  It is has been shared with a claim that Taliban wrapped Christians who refused to give up their faith in nylon bags to suffocate them. Fact […]

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Images of an injured couple with their newborn are NOT from Afghanistan

Images of a mother holding her newborn baby in a run-down hospital bed covered in glass shards are going viral on social media. It has been claimed that these images show the horrific situation and sufferings of the Afghan people under the new Taliban rule.  The collage of images also shows the father holding his […]

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FACT CHECK: Old videos of violence by ISIS going viral as recent atrocities by the Taliban at Afghanistan

A violent video going viral on the internet shows some people kneeling while a few men shoot them all. Following the visuals of the gruesome killing of the men who were kneeling down, we can see that some occupants on a truck are also killed. This video is going viral with the claim that these […]

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FACT CHECK: Old and Unrelated Image Goes Viral As Meeting Between Mullah Baradar and UN Humanitarian Head Martin Griffiths…

Recently, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Taliban regime Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and his delegation met Martin Griffiths, UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs at the foreign Ministry in Kabul. An image tagged with this news is getting widely shared on Twitter. The image gives an impression the Taliban delegation was greeted by […]

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FACT CHECK: Image being shared as 1000s of Taliban/ Terrorists captured in Panjshir is 20 Years Old…

Panjshir, the last bastion holding up against Taliban and the region is witnessing an intense war between Taliban and the Northern Alliance forces. While Taliban has made advances into the territory and have claimed control over the entire region, there are claims that thousands of Talibs have been arrested by the Northern Alliance members. However, […]

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FACT CHECK: The Man Seen Hanging On A Black Hawk Helicopter Is A Talib Trying To Hoist A Flag…

A video showing a man dangling on a Black Hawk Helicopter from Kandahar has gone viral and is creating a lot of sensation not only on social media but also on mainstream media. People started sharing this video claiming that it shows another example of cruelty Taliban is inflicting on the Afghans.   However, when Fact […]

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