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Taliban may be in possession of missing US weapons in Afghanistan
Johannesburg, July 29 : The records of thousands of weapons provided by the United States to Afghanistan are missing and may have ended up in the hands of militants, revealed a US audit report.
Karzai urges Taliban to end violence, restrict 'foreign terrorists'
Karachi, July 29 : Afghan President Hamid Karzai urged Taliban leaders to stop violence and restrict the entry of foreign terrorists in Afghanistan.
Eight militants killed in Afghan attack
Kabul, July 27 : At least eight militants were killed Sunday in a Taliban attack on a police official's house in Afghanistan, a security source said.
Taliban does not intend to meddle with other countries' affairs, says ...
Karachi, July 26 : While sending Eid greetings to Muslims this year, Taliban leader Omar Abdullah has reportedly said that Taliban does not want to interfere with the internal affairs of other countries.
Omar Abdullah claims US prisoner swap brokered by Taliban, ...
Johannesburg, July 26 : While sending Eid greetings to Muslims, Taliban leader Omar Abdullah reportedly termed the controversial exchange of five Taliban commanders for one US soldier, a remarkable achievement for the militant outfit.
15 killed in sectarian violence in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 25 : Suspected Taliban insurgents Friday killed 15 Shia Muslims they found travelling aboard three buses in the central Afghan province of Ghor, the provincial governor said.
Pakistan to deploy troops for Islamabad's security
Islamabad, July 25 : Pakistan will deploy army troops for the security of capital Islamabad amid Taliban threats as the security forces have launched a major anti-terrorism operation in North Waziristan, the interior ministry said Friday.
US, Pakistan review operation against Taliban
Washington, July 24 : Senior American and Pakistani officials reviewed the ongoing military operation against militants in North Waziristan during a visit to the State Department by a top official representing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Taliban capture land in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 22 : Taliban militants, after three days of fighting with security personnel, occupied land in Afghanistan's Faryab province, police said Tuesday.
Five killed in Afghanistan shootout
Islamabad, July 22 : At least five people were killed when Taliban militants attacked a vehicle in Afghanistan's Laghman province, an official said Tuesday.
Taliban attacks Kabul International Airport: Afghan officials
London, July 17 : Gunmen, using rockets and automatic weapons, have attacked Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan, Afghan Police said on Thursday.
Kabul airport attacked, five Taliban militants killed
Kabul, July 17 : A group of Taliban militants attacked the international airport of Kabul Thursday morning but all the attackers were killed within hours, an interior ministry official said.
Terror attack near Kabul airport
Kabul, July 17 : Taliban guerrillas mounted a brazen attack Thursday on a building adjoining the Kabul International Airport (KIA) in Afghanistan, police said.
Pakistani Taliban confirm arrest of key commander
Islamabad, July 16 : The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Wednesday confirmed the arrest of senior commander Adnan Rashid, who was convicted of trying to assassinate former president Pervez Musharraf.
Key Pakistani Taliban commander arrested
Islamabad, July 15 : A key Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander has been arrested by Pakistani security forces during the ongoing operations against militants in, media reported Tuesday.
Former Taliban prisoner Bergdahl to return to active duty
Washington, July 14 : US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner of war of the Taliban for five years, has completed therapy to help him recover from his prolonged isolation and is expected to return to "regular duty" as a soldier this week, the defence department said Monday.
77 militants killed within day in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 13 : At least 77 Taliban militants were killed in army operations in Afghanistan since early Saturday, defence ministry said Sunday.
Pakistan charity sends aid to North Waziristan refugees
Islamabad/Bannu, July 12 : A Pakistan Islamic charity has sent six trucks of relief material for refugees in Bannu, who have been displaced by the Pakistan Army's Ooperation Zarb-i-Azb to oust Taliban militants from North Waziristan.
Senior Taliban leadership fled before offensive began, says Pak army ...
London, July 11 : A Pakistani army commander in the mountainous region of North Waziristan has reportedly admitted that senior Taliban leadership in the area had fled the site even before an offensive was launched against them.
Four killed in Afghanistan attack
Kabul, July 10 : At least four people were killed Thursday in a Taliban attack on a mine clearance agency convoy in Afghanistan's Herat province.
31 killed in massive Taliban attack in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 9 : A massive attack, including suicide bombings, launched Wednesday by Taliban militants against the police headquarters and provincial governor's office in Kandahar city, the capital of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, left 31 people dead, Abdul Raziq, a provincial police official, ...
Five policemen killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack
Kabul, July 7 : At least four policemen were killed Monday in a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan's Herat province, an official said.
Taliban claim responsibility for setting trucks on fire
Kabul, July 5 : The Taliban has claimed responsibility for setting hundreds of fuel tanker trucks on fire in a parking lot on the outskirts of Kabul.
Six Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 5 : Six Taliban militants were killed and 10 others sustained injuries in a clash with security forces in Jarm district of Badakhshan province 315 km northeast of Kabul, a government spokesman said Saturday.
44 Taliban militants killed in Afghnaistan
Kabul, July 4 : About 44 Taliban militants have been killed in a series of military operations in Afghanistan since early Thursday, said the country's interior ministry Friday morning.
Taliban attack Kabul airport as Spice Jet was preparing to fly
Kabul/New Delhi, Jul 3 : Spice Jet Boeing 737 with over 100 passengers on board aborted its take off from the Kabul International Airport today morning as the Taliban fired two rockets striking President Hamid Karzai's helicopter in the hanger.
Muslim nations in the Middle East fear extremism
Dhaka, July 3 : According to a Pew Research Centre survey, the majority of Middle Eastern countries with a large Muslim population fear Islamic extremism and maintain negative views of extremist organizations like Hezbollah, Hamas, Al-Qaeda and the Taliban.
Support for extremism wanes in Muslim-dominated countries: Survey
Karachi, July 03 : A survey has revealed that 66 percent of Pakistanis are concerned about religious extremism while 59 percent do not sympathize with the Taliban militants.
Extradite or eliminate Pak Taliban chief, Islamabad tells Kabul
Islamabad, Jul 2 : Pushing into top gear its military campaign against Pakistan Taliban, the Sharif government has asked Afghanistan to track down and eliminate the hard-line cleric Fazlullah, who took over the TTP leadership last year.
Four Taliban militants killed in Karachi
Islamabad, July 2 : At least six people, including four Taliban militants, were killed in separate shooting incidents in Karachi Wednesday, officials said.