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.
Twelve people were killed and more than 80 wounded when Taliban fighters detonated two car bombs at a gate outside police headquarters in the Afghan city of Kandahar on Thursday, police and medical.. Reuters - Published
Taliban fighters detonated a car bomb at a gate of police headquarters in the Afghan city of Kandahar on Thursday, wounding at least 20 people, police and medical officials and the Taliban said. Reuters - Published
A powerful blast hit Kabul's diplomatic district during rush hour on Monday sending a plume of black smoke over the Afghan capital, with tens of injured taken to hospital and ambulances ferrying still..
Khoshal Sadat, the new head of Afghan police force, has one of the hardest jobs in the country - rooting out abuse and bringing new energy to a force that for years has been used as a cash machine by..
On Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump said that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, after his release..
Taliban militants killed at least 18 Afghan soldiers in clashes that erupted overnight when troops were trying to capture a senior Taliban leader, government officials said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
Taliban militants have forced a Swedish charity to close dozens of health centers in a central Afghan province, accusing it of failing to provide safety to civilians, the organization said on.. Reuters - Published
A private radio station in Afghanistan has shut down after numerous threats from a suspected Taliban commander who objected to women working as presenters, officials at the radio station said on.. Reuters - Published
Taliban insurgents stormed a commercial building housing a hotel in western Afghanistan, killing three security officials and injuring 10, officials said on Saturday, the latest in a surge of attacks.. Reuters - Published