Taliban gunmen storm Pakistan school

2017-12-01 16:33

Nine people were killed and dozens injured when Taliban militants stormed a training institute in the northwestern city of Peshawar.

US hits Taliban by striking drug labs

2017-11-21 07:05

US Forces have launched airstrikes on drug-making laboratories in Afghanistan as part a new joint strategy to cut off funding for the Taliban, authorities say.

Taliban kill 22 Afghan police in multiple attacks

2017-10-29 17:35

Taliban insurgents, some wearing night-vision goggles, killed 22 Afghan policemen in separate attacks on checkpoints over the weekend in the latest blow to the country's beleaguered security forces.

From rage to peace: A SEAL's view of Bergdahl

2017-10-28 07:00

A former Navy SEAL whose career as a commando ended when he was shot while searching for Bowe Bergdahl, says his feelings toward the Army sergeant have gone from rage to peace.

Taliban suicide bomb attack on Afghan forces kills 13

2017-08-28 06:49

A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least 13 people and wounded several more in an attack on a convoy of Afghan soldiers in Helmand province, an official said.

Taliban seized northern Faryab province in Afghanistan

2017-08-13 22:39

Afghan official says that Taliban insurgents have seized control of a district headquarters in northern Faryab province

Death toll in Lahore suicide bombing rises to 26

2017-07-25 08:19

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed 26 people and wounded another 54, many of them police officers, in the eastern city of Lahore

Taliban seize 2 districts, kill wounded police

2017-07-23 17:53

Taliban fighters have launched four assaults on Ghor's Taywara district headquarters, stalking the corridors of the only hospital looking for wounded Afghan National Security personnel to kill.

US senators: New strategy is needed to win in Afghanistan

2017-07-05 08:18

President Donald Trump's administration is working to prepare a new Afghan war strategy amid a resurgent Taliban and an ISIS affiliate in the country.

More US troops to Afghanistan

2017-06-16 14:02

A Trump administration official says the Pentagon will send almost 4 000 additional American forces to Afghanistan, hoping to break a stalemate in a conflict that has now passed to a third US commander-in-chief


US mom details brutality at hands of Taliban faction

2017-11-21 08:57

A US mother held hostage by Taliban-linked militants for five years has detailed the violence and sexual assault she endured in captivity.

Dozens of prisoners freed from Taliban jail

2017-11-19 22:04

Afghan officials say dozens of prisoners have been freed by Afghan special forces during a raid on a Taliban jail in southern Afghanistan.

US soldier killed in Afghan helicopter crash

2017-10-28 20:10

A US soldier has died after the helicopter he was in crashed in Afghanistan, foreign forces say, denying Taliban claims that it had shot down the aircraft.

Suicide attack on Afghan military base, 43 dead

2017-10-19 12:41

At least 43 Afghan soldiers have been killed in a Taliban-claimed suicide attack on a military base in southern Afghanistan, the third assault on a security installation this week.

Taliban dismiss Trump's Afghan strategy as 'nothing new'

2017-08-22 17:20

The Taliban have dismissed Donald Trump's strategy for Afghanistan as vague and 'nothing new' after the US president cleared the way for thousands more American troops to be sent to the war-torn country.

Afghan official says bomber who hit NATO wore woman's burqa

2017-08-04 14:14

Afghan official: Suicide bomber who hit a NATO patrol, killing a service member, 2 civilians, hid behind a woman's burqa

Taliban claim suicide attack in Kabul that killed 24

2017-07-24 09:52

Taliban claim responsibility for early morning suicide car bombing that targeted government employees in Kabul, killing 24

Nobel winner Malala in Nigeria speaks out against Boko Haram

2017-07-19 07:24

Nobel winner Malala in Nigeria has spoken out against Boko Haram, asks government to free captives.

Afghan war will end only when Nato leaves - Taliban leader

2017-06-23 12:11

The leader of the Afghan Taliban says a planned US troop surge will not end the protracted war in the country and vowed to fight on until a full withdrawal of Nato troops.

ISIS claims it's taken bin Laden's Afghan hideout

2017-06-15 13:15

The Islamic State group is claiming its fighters have captured Osama bin Laden's infamous Tora Bora mountain hideout in eastern Afghanistan.

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