a Muslim fundamentalist group in Afghanistan.
The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ṭālibān "students"), alternately spelled Taleban, is
an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghan...
The Taliban ("Students of Islamic Knowledge Movement") ruled Afghanistan from
1996 until 2001. They came to power during Afghanistan's long civil war.
After several rounds of the negotiation, which included the Taliban's
suggestion that bin Laden be tried in Afghanistan, the U.S. commenced bombing of Afghanistan on October 7, 2001. Despite claims by the Bush Administration that the Taliban
had been decisively defeat... More »
Sep 29, 2015 ... BBC News looks at the history of the Taliban movement in Afghanistan and
BACKGROUND. The Taliban is a Sunni Islamist nationalist and pro-Pashtun
movement founded in the early 1990s that ruled most of Afghanistan from 1996
The Taliban has outlasted the world's most potent military forces and its two main
factions now challenge the governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan. As U.S. ...
Jul 4, 2014 ... Though toppled from power in 2001, the Taliban regrouped to resist the U.S.-led
occupation of Afghanistan. As international forces draw down, ...
US to deploy hundreds of troops in Afghanistan to thwart Taliban. By month's end
... Taliban suicide bomber in deadly attack on Kabul police base. Published: 1 ...