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
Jun 16, 2016 ... The report — and Nicholson's deployment to Afghanistan — come at a time of
Taliban resurgence, with the group gaining ground in the ...
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 ...
1 day ago ... The Afghan government has lost control of nearly 5 percent of its territory to the
Taliban since the beginning of this year, according to a report by ...
Jul 18, 2016 ... At least 100 Taliban fighters have attacked a district in Afghanistan's heavily
embattled northern Kunduz province in an effort to take control of ...
Jun 27, 2016 ... An airstrike has killed a senior Taliban commander in northern Afghanistan along
with a number of his fighters, officials said Monday.
Jun 15, 2016 ... The Taliban has traditionally drawn on ethnic Pashtuns in its insurgency against
the Afghan government, but it has begun to successfully recuit ...
Jun 9, 2016 ... President Obama has granted military commanders new powers to assist Afghan
troops combat the Taliban, U.S. officials said, in a move that ...
The Soviets invaded only a decade later and Afghanistan was pulled into war,
and following Taliban rule and the US invasion in 2001, the country now bears ...