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The man claimed he had a well-founded fear of persecution by the Taliban because of his Hazara Ethnicity and his Shi'a faith; to support this he cited violent attacks on his family, including one in which his sister reportedly lost an eye and her ...
One huge casualty of the unrest in the Valley since July 8 has been education. Over two million students have been prevented from going to class.
Kunduz, Afghanistan, October 25, 2016: A bulldozer was busy clearing up the burnt remains of a shop destroyed during more than a week of fighting.
A Taliban bombmaker who claims he was illegally detained had dust from explosives "all over him", a court heard yesterday.
Srinagar: Almost like Taliban's offensive against education in Pakistan and Afghanistan, terror groups in Kashmir are destroying schools and ensuring their continued shut down.
Ziauddin Saqib, the deputy provincial police chief in restive Ghor says the 20 were from a group of 33 taken by militants near the provincial capital of Ferozkoh.
Afghanistan government military and police forces trained and equipped by the United States are finding themselves increasingly challenged by the Taliban outside the capital, Kabul. The Obama administration's theory in Afghanistan and Iraq is that ...
US-made MD-530 helicopters fly over the air force university in Kabul. Under pressure from the Taliban, Afghanistan's military is increasingly relying on the young air force and speeding up the training of pilots and ground controllers.
In what Afghanistan officials fear represents a new phase in the Taliban war against the government there, the hard-line fundamentalist terror group on Friday released shocking footage of a suicide attack - taken from a drone.
One after another, American fighter jets and armed drones screech down the runway at this mountain-fringed northern military outpost, launching missions around the clock to support Afghan forces battling militants aligned with Islamic State and the ...
Afghan Taliban release drone footage of suicide attack on police base. Sun, Oct 23. share. Source: facebook: Express Tribune Video.
The Taliban delegation will brief Pakistani security agencies on the Qatar meetings - which did not include Pakistani representatives - and complain about the recent arrests of some of its senior commanders in Pakistan, a senior member based in Doha ...
Afghanistan's Taliban has released chilling drone footage of a suicide attack on a police base in Helmand province, with a government official confirming its authenticity.
Pakistan has been under pressure from international partners, particularly the U.S. to deny space to the Taliban and other groups waging the violent insurgency in Afghanistan.

The George W. Bush administration, far from antagonistic, provided the country, which was led by the Taliban, with a $43 million grant in support of an opium growing ban in May 2001.
None of the words in that sentence made any sense to people who knew Caitlan. The Taliban kidnapped soldiers and journalists.
Peshawar, Pakistan - The Taliban and the Afghan government have restarted talks aimed at ending that country's 15-year war, senior members of the insurgent group told NBC News Tuesday.
In our news wrap Monday, government forces in Afghanistan are reporting progress against Taliban forces in a key southern city.
Kabul, Afghanistan - On the second day of the Taliban's major offensive in Kunduz on October 4, Ahmad Zia and his family were out shopping, when his wife and their youngest child, Morsal, were hit by shell fragments, injuring them in multiple parts of ...
Kabul, Afghanistan - Outgunned and surrounded by Taliban fighters in a chronic combat zone of southern Afghanistan, the police officers and soldiers thought they had negotiated passage to safety.
The development follows the revelation this week that Taliban officials held two rounds of secret talks with Afghanistan's spy chief and a senior US diplomat in the capital of the gulf state, Doha, this month and last month - meetings Pakistan was ...
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told AFP: "The representatives of the Islamic Emirate have not met with Stanekzai or any other [Afghan] official", dismissing reports of the meeting and calling them Propaganda aimed at creating divisions within the ...
Afghan Parliament Speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi told Anadolu Agency on Thursday the Taliban terror group's roots lay outside the country.
Afghanistan government military and police forces trained and equipped by the United States are finding themselves increasingly challenged by the Taliban outside the capital, Kabul. The Obama administration's theory in Afghanistan and Iraq is that ...
"We have seen some increase in insurgent activity around Tarin Kowt but not on the scale declared in Taliban Propaganda," he said.
Peshawar, Pakistan - The Taliban and the Afghan government have restarted talks aimed at ending that country's 15-year war, senior members of the insurgent group told NBC News Tuesday.
In our news wrap Monday, government forces in Afghanistan are reporting progress against Taliban forces in a key southern city.
It's a sort of miracle that a population of 12,000 people living in the most dangerous location of the world have no clue about the destruction of the US invasion or about the heinous Taliban! Blessed is their world, which is cut off through ...
Kabul: At least 18 militants were killed during a military operation - code named 'Nawed-17' - in Sare Pul province, Afghan media reported on Sunday.
Pakistan Taliban Taliban militants killed, Pakistan Taliban militants, Counter terrorism Department, Pakistan terrorism "During the raid, the terrorists opened fire and the security forces retaliated.
Islamabad: The Afghan Taliban have formalised their relationship with Iran by appointing a representative to the Islamic Republic, a leader of the ultraorthodox militia said on Sunday.
The Oct. 3 battle is a microcosm of what is happening across Afghanistan: Taliban fighters who show enormous resilience despite being on the wrong side of a 15-year, $800 billion war; an Afghan Army that still struggles with leadership, equipment ...
A splinter Pakistani Taliban group, Jamaatul Ahrar, claimed responsibility for the deadly attack. The group has claimed responsibility for most of recent attacks across the country, including a suicide bombing in Quetta in early August that left more ...
Kabul, Afghanistan - On the second day of the Taliban's major offensive in Kunduz on October 4, Ahmad Zia and his family were out shopping, when his wife and their youngest child, Morsal, were hit by shell fragments, injuring them in multiple parts of ...
"If the heroin can be matched to an area that has been under Taliban control for the last three to five years, we can then link the traffickers, or the dhow owner, to the funding of terrorism," the country officer for the United Nations Office on Drugs ...
Kabul, Afghanistan - Outgunned and surrounded by Taliban fighters in a chronic combat zone of southern Afghanistan, the police officers and soldiers thought they had negotiated passage to safety.
Afghanistan's vast drug trade is one of the most lucrative sources of funds for the Taliban. According to a New York Times story on the Taliban's drug links, Mansour was "at the pinnacle of a pyramid of tribal Ishaqzai drug traffickers." In the process ...
Peshawar, Pakistan (AFP) - Afghan security forces have killed a senior member of the Pakistani Taleban accused of masterminding a deadly attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009, militant sources said on Monday (Oct 10).
Moscow (Sputnik) - Afghan Army Mi-17 helicopter was shot down by the Taliban militants in country's northern province of Baghlan while attempting to deliver weapons to the base under siege close to the provincial capital of Pol-e-Khomri, local media ...
Kabul, Afghanistan - As Afghan forces struggle to break a weeklong Taliban siege of central neighborhoods in the provincial capital of Kunduz, insurgents are also stepping up pressure on urban centers in western and southern Afghanistan, officials ...
KUCHLAK, Pakistan Oct 10 (Reuters) - For 15 years until his sudden disappearance in May, the new leader of the Afghan Taliban insurgency openly taught and preached at the Al Haaj mosque in a dusty town in southwestern Pakistan, associates and ...
However, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid issued a statement claiming responsibility for downing the helicopter in which he said the aircraft was shot down by fighters.
"Worldwide there was a very broad perception that Unocal was working with the US government to promote the Taliban as the most likely source for a stable, single group controlling Afghanistan.
Muzhdah blamed the United States for failing to deliver on its promises made during the beginning of the military operation against the Taliban, including the arrest of Osama bin Laden. "Fifteen years have passed and none of the promises made by the ...
Bin Laden was a Saudi - so were 15 of the 19 hijackers who committed the international crime against humanity of 11 September 2001 - and Saudis supported the Taliban. But, as usual, Saudi Arabia was not part of the media story. This was to be a ...
A new training video from the Taliban bemoans the danger of cartoons, Superman and James Bond turning Afghan Muslims into American "sheep," and warns the West that their jihad will extend to "your homes, your capitals, your countries.


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