Tag: Taliban

‘American Taliban’ to be freed after 17 years in US jail

Washington: An Islamic terrorist, who came to be infamously known as the "American Taliban" after his 2001 capture in Afghanistan…

Child among two killed in Afghanistan blast

Herat [Afghanistan]: At least two people, including a child, were killed and 14 others sustained injuries in a roadside bomb…

16 terrorists killed by Afghan forces

Farah: At least 16 Taliban terrorists were killed in an operation carried out by Afghan forces in Farah province on…

No major step has been taken on the peace process so far: Afghan Chief Executive

Kabul: Afghan government on Monday expressed dismay over Taliban's refusal to call for a ceasefire during the Muslim holy month…

Airstrikes kill 24 Taliban terrorists in Afghanistan

Kabul: Multiple airstrikes across three provinces in Afghanistan left at least 24 Taliban terrorists dead on Sunday. Airstrikes in Zurmat…

14 dead in Taliban attack on aid group in Kabul

Kabul: The death toll of a Taliban attack targeting an international aid group in the Afghan capital jumped to 14…

Gunfight continues after attackers storm Counterpart International’s building in Kabul

Kabul: Gunmen stormed Counterpart International's building in the Shahr-e-Naw area here on Wednesday, in an attack whose responsibility has been…

US-Taliban talks stumble over troop withdrawal: Taliban

Doha: Talks between the Taliban and the US have become bogged down over the key issue of when foreign forces…

Afghanistan: Taliban attacks police headquaters in Baghlan

Baghlan: Gunmen affiliated to Taliban launched an attack on the police headquarters in Pul-e-Khumri city in northern Baghlan province of…

Envoy says US ready for ‘all sides’ to lay down arms in Afghan war

Doha:The US special envoy tasked with forging a peace deal with the Taliban said Saturday that America stands ready for…

Clashes in Afghanistan leave 17 dead, including police personnel

Kandahar [Afghanistan]: At least 17 people, including police officers and Taliban militants, were killed during clashes here on Saturday, according…

Afghan’s ‘Loya Jirga’ ends with call for urgent ceasefire

KABUL: A five-day summit on peace in Afghanistan ended on Friday with a call for an urgent ceasefire and a…

Afghan Prez inaugurates Jirga; calls for peace in the war-torn country

Kabul: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday inaugurated Grand Consultative Jirga on Peace to determine the framework for talks with…

53 people rescued from Taliban prison in Afghanistan

Zabul [Afghanistan]: The Afghan National Defence and Security Forces freed at least 53 people from a Taliban prison in an…

17th legislative term of Afghan Parliament inaugurated

Kabul [Afghanistan]: The 17th legislative term of the Wolesi Jirga, or the Afghan Parliament, was inaugurated on Friday by President…

More civilians killed by US, Afghan forces than Taliban: UN report

UNITED NATIONS: More civilians have been killed by airstrikes carried out by Afghan and US forces than by the Taliban…

Afghan Information Ministry under attack in Kabul

Kabul: An explosion and gunfire was heard in the Afghan capital on Saturday as the Ministry of Information headquarters came…

Loud explosion, gunfire rock downtown Kabul

Kabul:A loud explosion and follow-up gunfire were heard near the Afghan communication ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, officials said.…

27 Taliban militants killed in encounter with security forces

Nangarhar: At least 27 Taliban fighters were killed in an encounter with Afghan security forces in Shirzad district in Afghanistan's…

Taliban announce spring offensive amid Afghan peace push

Kabul: The Taliban on Friday announced their annual spring offensive, which comes as the US and Afghan politicians try to…