The United States has directly accused the Taliban of being behind a recent wave of high-profile assassinations in Afghanistan, urging the insurgent group to stop the violence “for peace to succeed.” Monday’s charges came hours after the Taliban accused U.S. forces[...]
In a video, five turbaned fighters stand in a row, wearing flak jackets and sneakers, assault rifles at the ready. One declares in Pashto that God hates those "who stray from religion" and "cling to a worldly life," and obliges the[...]
A Taliban infiltrator among the Afghan security forces’ ranking, has cowardly killed his six comrades after poisoning them in the central Ghazni province, sources said on Tuesday. A security source privy to the issue, who was talking on condition of anonymity,[...]
With no way to shoot down the Taliban’s drones, Afghan security forces face a hidden but deadly psychological weapon today that is likely to grow into an effective threat in the future. As far back as 2016, the Taliban have used[...]
Militant groups such as Taliban, al Qaeda and Daesh "are the main backers of drug trafficking" in Afghanistan, the counter-narcotics department of the Ministry of Interior said on Saturday. The ministry said the provinces such as Helmand, Nimroz, Farah and Badakhshan[...]
Members of the Taliban have abducted at least 20 civilians in Afghanistan's southeastern province of Ghazni, local officials confirmed Monday. The people, who were taken from the province's Qara Bagh district Sunday, were transferred to an undisclosed location afterward...
Interior Affairs Minister Massoud Andarabi on Tuesday while speaking to the Afghan senate about the security situation in the country and particularly in Kabul, said that the Taliban is behind the “targeted killings.” “The Taliban had major plans to overrun more[...]