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However, Abdul Hai Khateby, the spokesman for the provincial governor in Ghor, said on Wednesday that the militants behind the attacks and abductions were a renegade Taliban group that swore allegiance last year to Afghanistan's Islamic State affiliate.
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.

Kabul, Afghanistan -- Afghan police official: Taliban insurgents kill at least 20 civilians a day after abducting them in central province.
However, Abdul Hai Khateby, the spokesman for the provincial governor in Ghor, said on Wednesday that the militants behind the attacks and abductions were a renegade Taliban group that swore allegiance last year to Afghanistan's Islamic State affiliate.
The abductions took place while battles were underway between the Taliban and Afghan security forces on Tuesday that saw two militant commanders killed.
Kabul, Afghanistan - Taliban insurgents on Wednesday killed 26 Afghan civilians after abducting them in the remote central province of Ghor the previous day, officials said, the latest brutal attack targeting the local population in one of 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 ...
This month marks the 15th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan. The war has claimed the lives of over 31,000 Afghan civilians, and over $783 billion has been spent attempting to push the insurgents out, instill a sustainable democracy, and ...
The Islamic State and a Pakistani Taliban faction based in Quetta both claimed responsibility for yesterday's suicide attack at a police academy in Quetta that killed at least 60 people and wounded more than 120.
At least eight Afghan border police have been killed when Taliban fighters attacked an outpost in the Torkham border area of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province. "The outpost was overrun for a short period of time and Taliban seized all weapons ...
Under pressure from the Taliban, Afghanistan's military is increasingly relying on the country's young air force, and, together with Western allies, is speeding up its training of pilots and ground controllers in order to strike the enemy.
The US and Afghanistan continue to blame Pakistan for providing safe havens to the Afghan Taliban, especially the Haqqani group, sometimes directly and at others using vicious insinuations.
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 ...
"Right now we see them very focused on trying to establish their caliphate, the Khorasan caliphate, inside Afghanistan," General John Nicholson said in an exclusive interview with NBC News from Kabul. The push is "principally a non-Afghan movement," he ...
The southwestern Pakistani province shares a long border with Afghanistan where Taliban leaders and fighters are sheltering among hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees. The Taliban sent its delegation to Pakistan just days after reports emerged in ...
Islamabad -- Three senior Taliban members traveled to Pakistan last week and held a series of meetings with Pakistani officials in Islamabad, mainly to brief them about the recent talks held in Qatar between the Taliban and Afghanistan, officials said ...
Afghan Taliban release drone footage of suicide attack on police base. 8:31pm. share. Source: facebook: Express Tribune Video.

Islamabad: A delegation from the Taliban's political office visited Pakistan over the weekend, senior officials said on Saturday, for discussions that could include the latest informal effort to restart talks to end Afghanistan's long war. The visit ...
Afghan Taliban release drone footage of suicide bomb blast. 8:36pm. share. Source: 1 NEWS. 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 ...
"Right now we see them very focused on trying to establish their caliphate, the Khorasan caliphate, inside Afghanistan," General John Nicholson said in an exclusive interview with NBC News. The push is "principally a non-Afghan movement," Nicholson said.
The spike in violence has undermined efforts to improve bilateral relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has repeatedly accused Islamabad of not taking action against fugitive Taliban leaders. In turn, Pakistan ...
The ferocity of the fighting, more than 15 years after the U.S.-led military invasion, highlights Afghanistan's deepening security crisis and unremitting reliance on the United States.
"This proves that we are well step ahead in sending our messages to people of Afghanistan in many sophisticated ways. Anything that helps us in destroying our enemies [Afghan and US forces] will be used with full force," Zabihullah Mujahid, Taliban ...
He addressed the letter this month to Afghan Taleban chief Haibatullah Akhunzada. Among other things, Agha advised the Taleban chief to shift Afghan Taleban to Afghanistan to avoid any alleged interference by Pakistani authorities. He said Pakistan ...
The Pakistan government denies Afghan allegations it is covertly supporting the Taliban-led insurgency in Afghanistan. Senior government officials in background interviews told VOA on condition of anonymity that fugitive Taliban members have been given ...
Taliban, Afghan and Pakistan officials Say 3 Senior Taliban Have Briefed Pakistan About Their Recent Talks With Kabul.
With fighting in area after area, district after district, province after province, tilting towards the Afghan Taliban, questions about the ability of the Afghan as well as foreign troops to prevent the 'fall of Kabul' have surfaced in a way that the ...
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 ...
government forces in Afghanistan are reporting progress against Taliban fighters around a key city in the south. They say they have pushed back insurgents outside Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province, with the help of U.S.
U.S. forces have also been propping up Afghan security forces with hundreds of airstrikes against the Taliban. In June, the Obama administration granted expanded authorities for airstrikes in Afghanistan, allowing U.S. forces to target the Taliban to ...
Afghan Taliban appear to be facing financial pressure since the death of their former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour, who was more adept at managing money, according to the spokesman of NATO's Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan. "The evidence ...
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. They had walked into a trap. In what appears to be one ...
Taliban, Afghan and Pakistan officials Say 3 Senior Taliban Have Briefed Pakistan About Their Recent Talks With Kabul.
He addressed the letter this month to Afghan Taleban chief Haibatullah Akhunzada. Among other things, Agha advised the Taleban chief to shift Afghan Taleban to Afghanistan to avoid any alleged interference by Pakistani authorities. He said Pakistan ...
Islamabad (Reuters) - A delegation from the Taliban's political office visited Pakistan over the weekend, senior officials said on Saturday, for discussions that could include the latest informal effort to restart talks to end Afghanistan's long war ...
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 ...
The United Nations says the war in Afghan has caused more than 8,000 civilian casualties, including nearly 2,600 deaths, in the first nine months of 2016.
... had asked Saudi Arabia to support Kabul in cutting income sources to terrorists in Afghanistan. The Saudi King also ordered the related institutions to let all those Afghans who have work visas in Pakistani passports get visas work in their Afghan ...
Dozens of Taliban militants have been killed as a result of airstrikes and ground operations by US and Afghan forces in southern and western Afghanistan. "We can confirm that on 17 October US forces conducted multiple airstrikes in Farah district ...
Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai, Afghanistan's intelligence chief, and National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar had attended one of the Qatar meetings, Afghanistan's Tolo television said citing a presidential palace source. "The representatives of the ...
With fighting in area after area, district after district, province after province, tilting towards the Afghan Taliban, questions about the ability of the Afghan as well as foreign troops to prevent the 'fall of Kabul' have surfaced in a way that the ...
Karachi, Pakistan - Taliban officials and the Afghan government have held new secret talks in Qatar aimed at restarting peace negotiations to end the country's long war, three officials say, though questions remain over which faction of the insurgency ...
The Taliban - under its new chief, Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada - has since intensified insurgent activities across Afghanistan, inflicting heavy casualties on Afghan security forces and making significant territorial gains. Ghani has recently ...
On September 29th, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of the Hezb-e-Islami (Islamic Party) of Afghanistan, signed a peace agreement with the Afghan government, by prerecorded video, from an undisclosed location. ... In return, Hekmatyar sought the same ...
The secret meetings come at a time when Afghanistan has sent hundreds of troops to Lashkargah, the provincial capital of the southern province of Helmand, in a bid to purge the strategic city of the Taliban militants. The troops were sent there from ...
Kabul: The Taliban and senior Afghan government officials have held two secret meetings since September in Qatar in a bid to restart long-stalled peace negotiations, sources said Tuesday.
government forces in Afghanistan are reporting progress against Taliban fighters around a key city in the south. They say they have pushed back insurgents outside Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province, with the help of U.S.
A total of six Taliban officials or commanders - two in each Afghanistan and Qatar, and one in each Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates - confirmed the meetings to NBC News.
As the Taliban widens its offensive, taking over entire cities and gaining control in some of the country's provinces, will the Afghan Army ever be able to hold on its own? Over a decade and a half after the US-NATO invasion - why is Afghanistan still ...


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