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Taliban Attacks

Taliban Militants Set 200 Oil Tankers Ablaze In Afghanistan

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2014 | Home

KABUL, July 5 (Reuters) - Taliban insurgents set fire on Saturday to about 200 oil tanker trucks supplying fuel for NATO forces in an attack just ou...

'Dear Malala, From The Taliban'

Channel 4 News | Fatima Manji | Posted 07.17.2013 | Home

Channel 4 News sees a copy of a letter sent to Malala Yousufzai from a senior Taliban commander berating her "smear campaign" against them - but expre...

The Taliban Attack: Why Women's Issues Are a Top Global Concern

Cynthia Dill | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Cynthia Dill

Will all the advances in freedom that women and girls in Afghanistan have seen since the U.S. involvement be erased when our troops leave? Will there be more innocent victims like Yousafzai? How many more?

Afghan Security Forces Reportedly Foil Attack On Hotel

Reuters | Mirwais Harooni | Posted 09.23.2012 | Home

Kabul, July 24 (Reuters) - Afghan security forces have foiled a plan by insurgents to attack a major international hotel in Kabul, intelligence offi...

Pakistani Army Fighting The Taliban (VIDEO): Amazing Footage From New PBS Documentary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"NOW on PBS" has obtained some amazing footage of the Pakistani army taking the fight to the Taliban in Waziristan as part of its look at the U.S.'s e...

Taliban Widen Afghan Attacks From Base In Pakistan

nytimes.com | ERIC SCHMITT and MARK MAZZETTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON �" Senior Taliban leaders, showing a surprising level of sophistication and organization, are using their sanctuary in Pakistan to stoke ...

Pakistan Taliban Leader Sher Muhammad Qasab Arrested

DAWN.COM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ESHAWAR: Pakistan said soldiers Wednesday arrested a third man from a list of most-wanted Taliban commanders in the Swat valley that offered hundreds ...

Afghanistan Dispatch: Inside Kabul

Gilles Dorronsoro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gilles Dorronsoro

The attack earlier this week on Pul-i-Alam, only 50 kilometers from Kabul, exemplifies the next step in the Taliban's winning strategy in Afghanistan: destabilizing the cities in the country's Pashtun belt.

Afghan Taliban Launch Attacks On Official Buildings In Eastern Province

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Taliban militants have attacked official buildings in east Afghanistan, firing rockets at a police headquarters and government offices, officials say....

Pakistan Taliban Attacks Prevent Return Of Landowners

The New York Times | Jane Perlez and Pir Zubair Shah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Even as hundreds of thousands of people stream back to the Swat Valley after months of fighting, one important group is conspic...

Pakistanis Used As US 'Spies' Get Taliban-Style Punishment When Caught

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"I was given $122 to drop chips wrapped in cigarette paper at al-Qaida and Taliban houses," confessed 19-year-old Habibur Rehman, just before the Tali...

Taliban Execute Man, Woman For Having Illicit Relations

Dawn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Local Taliban executed a man and a woman on charges of having illicit relations in Hangu district near the border of Orakzai Agency a few days back....

Pakistani Taliban Move Into New Areas Amid Continued US Drone Attacks

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistani Taliban have moved into a new area in Pakistan, clashing with villagers and police in a mountain valley about 100 km (60 miles) from the cap...

Taliban Leader: We're Targeting American Troops

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Three of the most dangerous Taliban leaders in Pakistan, once arch-enemies, have formed an alliance that could threaten thousands of American troops s...

Taliban Spring Offensive Undermines NATO Stability

Radio Free Europe | Ron Synovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It has become a rite of spring during the last three decades in Afghanistan. After months of cold weather, the spring thaw makes it possible for milit...

Bush "Envious" Of Soldiers Serving "Romantic" Mission In Afghanistan

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush let his inner adventurer out while discussing the state of the war in Afghanistan with military and civilian personnel. While those in...

Taliban Attacks In Afghanistan Soared In 2007

The Guardian (U.K.) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Attacks by the Taliban in Afghanistan surged last year, according to previously unpublished figures from allied military forces fighting insurgents. ...