Taliban announced on Monday that the group has shut down the websites of Hasht-e-Sobh daily and Zawia News in Afghanistan on charges of what they called “spreading false propaganda”.
The two media platforms had been active on domain names registered in Afghanistan.
Earlier, Hasht-e-Sobh daily in a statement had announced that the Ministry of telecommunications of the Taliban had deactivated the domain of the daily’s website.
The newspaper confirmed that it had been using the 8am.af domain for the past 15 years.
The newspaper added that it is online through a different domain name and address now.