The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ṭālibān "students"), alternatively spelled Taleban,
is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afgh...
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's popularity with the Afghan people surprised the country's other
warring factions. Many Afghans, weary of conflict and anarchy, were relieved to
The following list offers only an abbreviated glimpse of the hellish lives Afghan
women are forced to lead under the Taliban, and can not begin to reflect the ...
1 day ago ... (CNN) The Taliban has named a senior religious cleric from its founding
generation as its new leader, in a decision the Afghan militant group ...
1 day ago ... An Afghan Taliban spokesman has confirmed the death of Mullah Akhtar
Mansoor, the armed group's leader, in a US drone strike and ...
Taliban in Afghanistan. Browse All conflicts; Region Asia & Pacific; Impact on
U.S. Interests Critical; Conflict Status Worsening; Type of Conflict Civil War.
3 days ago ... U.S. intelligence agencies have been warning the White House that the Taliban
could seize more Afghan territory, including population centers, ...
4 days ago ... KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The killing of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah
Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike was greeted ...