An alliance of terror groups aimed at destabilizing peace in South Asia is emerging in Afghanistan as U.S. troops pull out of the war-ravaged nation, security officials said. Pakistan-based militant organizations, the Lashker-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed, the Afghan Taliban and Islamic State-Khorasan,[...]
A UN report says more than 6,000 Pakistani insurgents are hiding in Afghanistan, most belonging to the outlawed Pakistani Taliban group responsible for attacking Pakistani military and civilian targets. The report released this week said the group, known as the Tehreek-e-Taliban[...]
Ten Taliban insurgents were killed in an airstrike by foreign forces in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, local police spokesman Jamal Nasir Barakzai said on Thursday. "In last night's attack, foreign forces provided air support to the security forces. Ten armed[...]
An Afghan girl shot dead three Taliban fighters after they killed her parents because they supported the government, local officials have said. The incident happened last week when a group of 40 insurgents stormed the village of Geriveh, in central Ghor[...]
In Afghanistan, at least nine Taliban have been killed and three others injured in a clash with security forces in central Ghazni province. A Taliban group leader Abu Janda, was also among the death from clashes.
The data shows that clashes between the Afghan government and the Taliban have happened in Kunduz, Balkh, Samangan, Baghlan, Parwan, Maidan Wardak, Ghazni, Zabul, Uruzgan, Kandahar, Ghor, Badghis and Herat in the last two weeks. The Taliban, according to officials and[...]
At least four Afghan security forces were killed after the Taliban militants attacked their convoy in Badghis on Sunday night, officials said on Monday. A security source says that the Taliban insurgents had attacked the convoy in Qarcheghi area of Qades[...]