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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By Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In fallout from a feud over U.S.-Taliban peace talks, a senior U.S. diplomat has told Afghan President Ashraf Ghani..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 9 hours ago

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Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 9 hours ago

A Taliban assault on checkpoints killed 22 troops, officials said Sunday, as at least 50 Afghan security forces surrendered to the militants and around 100 tried..
Credit: France 24 - Published 2 days ago

At least 50 members of the Afghan security forces have surrendered to the Taliban in a fight for control of Afghanistan's western province of Badghis, local..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Officials accuse Zalmay Khalilzad, an Afghan-born American diplomat who is leading the talks, of cutting them out of planning for their future.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 3 days ago

The United States and Afghanistan clashed publicly on Thursday over U.S. peace talks with the Taliban, with a visiting Afghan official accusing the chief U.S...
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

A senior Afghan official on Thursday accused the U.S. peace negotiator of "delegitimizing" the Afghan government in an unusually public attack reflecting Kabul's..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

The Taliban political chief, who headed the Islamist militants' delegation during the most recent round of peace talks with the United States, said on Thursday..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

United States and Taliban negotiators ended their latest round of peace talks on Tuesday, but said no agreement on when foreign troops withdrawing was reached..
6 days ago • WorldNews
The talks focused on the withdrawal of US troops and assurances that insurgents would not use Afghanistan's territory to stage future terrorist attacks - one of..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 6 days ago

The United States and the Afghan Taliban made "meaningful progress" in recent talks and concluded that peace will require agreement on four main issues,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

By Eric Knecht DOHA (Reuters) - U.S.
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

The talks between US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban representatives have gone on days longer than initially expected. The US had asked Pakistan to assist in..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

Taliban fighters have stepped up pressure on Afghan forces in the western province of Badghis, killing 20 soldiers and capturing 20, an official said on Tuesday,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

At Moscow peace talks, Afghan leaders who fought each other and the Taliban found themselves on the same side
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

A biography of one-eyed former Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar says he lived near a U.S. base in Afghanistan for years, not in Pakistan as U.S. officials have..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A biography of one-eyed former Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar says he lived near a U.S. base in Afghanistan for years, not in Pakistan as U.S. officials have..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Washington believed the one-eyed, fugitive Taliban leader had fled to Pakistan, but the new biography says Omar was in fact living just three miles from a major..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

A new book makes the claim about Mullah Mohammed Omar, leader of the Taliban until his death.
1 week ago • BBC News

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