Taliban

Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan

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The Taliban or Taleban, who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), are a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement and military organization in Afghanistan currently waging war within that country. Since 2016, the Taliban's leader is Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada. The leadership is based in Quetta, Pakistan.

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The man known as "The American Taliban" is a free man. John Walker Lindh left an Indiana prison early this morning after spending 17 years behind bars. Jeff..
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Here's the latest for Thursday, May 23: Missouri authorities checking on residents after tornado; Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump trading words; Wikileaks founder..
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John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years..
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A sneak peek at Trump’s notes. The "American Taliban" is free. Here’s Thursday’s top news.
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John Walker Lindh, the California man who took up arms for the Taliban before 9/11, is out of prison after more than 17 years. (May 23)
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001..
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Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban.
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Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was freed on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban.
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John Walker Lindh, known as the "American Taliban," has been released from prison three years early after serving 17 hears. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud..
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John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years,..
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says John Walker Lindh's early release is "unconscionable".
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The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being released from..
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A California man dubbed the "American Taliban" following his capture on a battlefield in Afghanistan in 2001 was released from prison Thursday after serving 17..
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John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was released early from federal prison on Thursday, the Washington Post..
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John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal prison on Thursday as some U.S...
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John Walker Lindh, often called the “American Taliban,” is set to walk free from federal prison at any moment. Lindh was captured with Taliban fighters in..
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized the pending release on Thursday of John Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, and..
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John Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal prison on Thursday as some U.S. lawmakers fear he..
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John Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal prison on Thursday as some U.S. lawmakers fear he..
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A California native who admitted to providing support to the Taliban is expected to be released from a federal prison. He was with them in Afghanistan on 9/11...
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John Walker Lindh, a Californian captured in the Middle East, has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Taliban regime.
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John Walker Lindh’s eyes, dark and wild, were ubiquitous across magazine covers and cable news channels, alongside militants in Afghanistan, after he was..
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A U.S. air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in..
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Donald Trump's administration asked Congress to reimburse the Taliban for travel expenses, lodgings and food at peace talks aimed at bringing over 17 years of..
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An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air..
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The Pentagon said on Thursday that it had asked Congress for the authority to help fund lodging and transportation for Taliban members who were interested in..
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A budget request was made to refund the militants for food and lodging at peace talks, says an aide.
1 week ago • BBC News

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