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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.
Dismantle Pakistani Taliban sanctuaries, Afghanistan urged
Islamabad, July 1 : The Pakistan Army Tuesday urged the Afghan government to dismantle what it called the "sanctuaries of the Pakistani Taliban leadership" on its side of the border for the success of the ongoing major offensive in North Waziristan tribal region.
Karzai's office divulges contents of Afghan leader's letter to Pak PM
Islamabad, June 30 : Afghan President Hamid Karzai's office divulged contents of his letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, saying that the former has urged Sharif to release all leaders of the Afghan Taliban willing to join the peace process.
Afghan forces claim victory against Taliban
Islamabad, June 29 : Afghan security forces have claimed victory in a major battle against a Taliban offensive in the country's volatile Helmand province.
Pakistani forces arrest senior Al Qaeda leader, kill 19 militants
Islamabad, June 28 : Pakistani security forces, who are engaged in a major offensive in the North Waziristan tribal region, have arrested a senior Al Qaeda leader and killed 19 militants including a Taliban commander, the army said Saturday.
Taliban group blamed for Peshawar airport attack
Karachi, Jun 27 : Pakistan officials today blamed Darra Adamkhel based Tariq Geedar group of Pakistan Taliban for the attack on an airbus at Peshawar airport early this week.
Pakistan Taliban group behind Peshwar plane attack
Islamabad, June 27 : Pakistan security officials Friday said that a group of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was responsible for an attack on a plane Tuesday that killed one passenger, media reported.
Amid clashes between Afghan forces, Taliban, UN mission urges ...
New York, June 27 : Deeply concerned by the rising number of civilian casualties in ongoing military operations in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, the head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in the country (UNAMA) Thursday urged all parties to take precautions to ensure civilian ...
No distinction between good, bad Taliban: Pakistani official
Islamabad, June 26 : Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said that the security forces were conducting operations in North Waziristan against militants without any discrimination, a media report said Thursday.