The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ṭālibān "students"), alternatively spelled Taleban,
is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afgh...
The hardline Islamic Taliban movement has proved to be a formidable fighting
force in Afghanistan and a major threat to its government. The Taliban have also
Aug 15, 2016 ... Taliban fighters have captured a key district in Afghanistan's northern province of
Baghlan after days of fighting, Afghan officials say.
Apr 19, 2016 ... The Taliban have a significant footprint in Afghanistan, according to Bill Roggio,
the editor of The Long War Journal, an online publication that ...
News about the Taliban. Commentary and archival information about the Taliban
from The New York Times.
The Taliban ("Students of Islamic Knowledge Movement") ruled Afghanistan from
1996 until 2001. They came to power during Afghanistan's long civil war.
Jul 4, 2014 ... The Taliban is a predominantly Pashtun, Islamic fundamentalist group that ruled
Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001, when a U.S.-led invasion ...
www-pub.naz.edu/~aamghar6/History of the Taliban.htm
History of Taliban Following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, the
Taliban emerged as a resistance movement aiming to eject the Soviet troops
May 29, 2016 ... Afghan army sends reinforcements as Taliban close in on Lashkar Gah ....
Dozens killed and 300 injured as Kabul hit by Taliban suicide attack.
BACKGROUND. The Taliban is a Sunni Islamist nationalist and pro-Pashtun
movement founded in the early 1990s that ruled most of Afghanistan from 1996