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Taliban overruns Kayan Valley in Afghanistan

Locals have said that the Taliban fighters captured the area on the night of July 1 after fierce fighting that left a dozen dead.

published on : 2nd July 2019

Taliban agrees to unprecedented ceasefire with Afghan forces for Eid

The unexpected move came two days after the Afghan government's own surprise announcement of a week-long halt to operations against the Taliban. 

published on : 9th June 2018

Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan

Mullah Bashir, the key Taliban commander in Wardak and who was also served as shadow district governor for Nurkh district was killed during the operation. 

published on : 1st July 2017

Taliban kill two Afghan female police officers

Two Afghan female police officers who went to their home in Spin Gul village of Argo district were killed by Taliban militants.

published on : 29th June 2017

Taliban leader: Afghan war will end only when NATO leaves 

The remarks by Maulvi Haibatullah Akhunzadah came in a message ahead of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr.

published on : 23rd June 2017

Bombing in southwest Pakistan kills at least 4, wounds 13

The attack took place on Friday morning near the office of the Inspector-General of Police in Quetta, the capital of southwestern Baluchistan province.

published on : 23rd June 2017

Taliban release video showing American, Australian captives 

The two men were abducted outside the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, where they work as teachers.

published on : 22nd June 2017

Taliban arrests five IS fighters in Afghanistan

The Taliban and the Islamic State fighters have been trying to expand their influence in Darzab district and nearby areas.

published on : 15th June 2017

The often ignored hand that rocks the Islamist cradle

Aneela Zeb Babar says came in response to continuous requests to explain why Malala faces so much opprobrium, why Pakistani women can justify the Council on Islamic Ideology's section.

published on : 14th June 2017

Haqqani network commander reportedly killed by U.S. airstrike in Pakistan

The airstrike comes after the Afghan officials blamed the Haqqani network for a series of attacks in Kabul, which caused several casualities.

published on : 14th June 2017

12 militants killed in Afghan airstrikes

Twelve militants were killed when government aircraft pounded Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan's Kunduz province on Tuesday, the army said.

published on : 13th June 2017

US think tank: Pakistan, a sanctuary for Taliban and Haqqani network

 The Center for Strategic and International Studies report has demanded US to look into the imposition of sanctions and a cut to aid, if Pakistan continues to support Taliban.

published on : 6th June 2017

Peace talk: Afghan president to call Taliban leaders

Despite the past failed attempts for negotiation,  Ashraf Ghani has invited Taliban to give up their 16-year insurgency and to join the political process.

published on : 6th June 2017

Pakistan plans to end separate status for 'tribal areas'

The proposals will now be forwarded to parliament which will be asked to pass a constitutional amendment to implement them.

published on : 2nd March 2017

Air strike kills key Afghan Taliban commander

Akhund had led the insurgents to mount several attacks in Kunduz since 2011.

published on : 27th February 2017
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