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Marjah Taliban

Taliban Popularity Grows In U.S. Military Stronghold

AP | KATHY GANNON | Posted 12.11.2012 | World

MARJAH, Afghanistan -- Nearly three years after U.S.-led forces launched the biggest operation of the war to clear insurgents, foster economic growth ...

Marines In Marjah Face Full-Blown Insurgency

AP | TODD PITMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MARJAH, Afghanistan — The young Marine had a simple question for the farmer with the white beard: Have you seen any Taliban today? The answer c...

Marjah Offensive: Snipers Harass US, Afghan Troops

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MARJAH, Afghanistan — Taliban fighters stepped up counterattacks against Marines and Afghan soldiers in the militant stronghold of Marjah, slowi...

Marjah Battle: Gunfire Between Marines, Taliban Foreshadows Major Afghanistan Fight

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEAR MARJAH, Afghanistan — U.S. and Afghan forces ringed the Taliban stronghold of Marjah on Thursday, sealing off escape routes and setting the...