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Afghanistan Taliban Attacks

Angry Afghan President Vows Security Shake-Up After Taliban Attacks Surge

Reuters | Posted 02.13.2015 | World

By Frank Jack Daniel and Hamid Shalizi KABUL, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani vowed to shake up security i...

Taliban Militants Attack Afghan Villages, Behead Civilians

AP | AMIR SHAH and MIRWAIS KHAN | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban beheaded 12 Afghan civilians, mostly family members of local policemen, in an assault that was part of a week-...

Taliban Launch Attacks In Afghanistan Amid Political Deadlock

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2014 | World

By Rafiq Shirzad JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Taliban suicide bombs hit an office of the Afghan intellig...

Gunmen Attack Afghanistan Election Office

AP | AMIR SHAH and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 03.29.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban militants attacked the main Afghan election commission's headquarters Saturday in Kabul, firing on the compound wi...

UN Envoy: Afghan Civilian Casualties On The Rise

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 06.24.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.N. envoy to Afghanistan said civilian casualties rose nearly 30 percent in the first three months of the year, callin...

Coalition Mistakenly Reported Drop In Taliban Attacks

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 04.28.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — The American-led military coalition in Afghanistan backed off Tuesday from its claim that Taliban attacks dropped off in 2012, taci...

Taliban Launch Rare Coordinated Attack On Afghanistan

AP | HEIDI VOGT and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 06.15.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan capital awoke Monday to a second day of explosions and heavy gunfire as Afghan-led forces worked to defeat insur...

Suicide Bombers Attack Afghanistan Governor, Killing 22

AP | AMIR SHAH and SOLOMON MOORE | Posted 10.14.2011 | World

CHARIKAR, Afghanistan — Six suicide bombers attacked a governor's security meeting in one of Afghanistan's most secure provinces, killing 22 peo...

Anti-Taliban Campaign In Afghanistan Has Had Little Effect: Report

Washington Post | Greg Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An intense military campaign aimed at crippling the Taliban so far has failed to inflict more than fleeting setbacks to the insurgency or put meaningf...

Holbrooke Afghanistan Trip: Security Troops Throng Afghan Capital Before Envoy Visit

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — The new U.S. regional envoy landed in Afghanistan on Thursday to help chart President Barack Obama's strategy for peace in this volatile...