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Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan

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Taliban: Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan
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.

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12 killed, scores wounded in Afghanistan Taliban car bombing

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 attack police headquarters in Afghanistan's Kandahar, 20 wounded

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

Videos for Taliban

Afghan talks: Rival sides agree on 'road map for peace' [Video]Afghan talks: Rival sides agree on 'road map for peace'

Afghan leaders and the Taliban call to reduce civilian casualties to 'zero' in a joint statement after talks in Doha.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published

Afghanistan: Many killed in car bomb attack by Taliban amid Qatar peace talks [Video]Afghanistan: Many killed in car bomb attack by Taliban amid Qatar peace talks

Attack targeting National Directorate of Security compound came as rival Afghan groups met in Qatar to discuss peace.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:37Published

Qatar hosts intra-Afghan summit for peace talks with Taliban [Video]Qatar hosts intra-Afghan summit for peace talks with Taliban

Afghans from across the political and social spectrum to meet Taliban representatives in bid to end the 18-year war.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 06:37Published

U.S. Envoy: Peace Talks With Taliban 'Most Productive' [Video]U.S. Envoy: Peace Talks With Taliban 'Most Productive'

Reuters reports U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks. U.S envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has been holding peace talks with the Taliban to end the 18-year war in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after powerful blast injures at least 100 [Video]Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after powerful blast injures at least 100

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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

Report: Afghanistan sees increase in civilian casualties [Video]Report: Afghanistan sees increase in civilian casualties

Almost 11,000 civilians were killed in the country in 2018 and the Taliban is in a stronger military position now than at any point since 2001.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:42Published

New Afghan police chief takes on corruption [Video]New Afghan police chief takes on corruption

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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

Car bomb targets U.S. convoy in Afghan capital [Video]Car bomb targets U.S. convoy in Afghan capital

A car bomb targeting a U.S. convoy has exploded in Kabul, Afghanistan, wounding four U.S. service members as well as causing other casualties. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:38Published

'American Taliban' Lindh Set For Release [Video]'American Taliban' Lindh Set For Release

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

 

Taliban kill 18 Afghan soldiers in overnight clashes, officials say

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 force Swedish charity to close dozens of Afghan health centers

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

Afghan radio station shuts down after threats by suspected Taliban

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 storm hotel building in west Afghanistan

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

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