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Taliban Attack

Taliban Raid Foreign Aid Workers' Compound In Kabul, 2 Dead

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 12.01.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban attackers armed with suicide bomb vests and assault rifles killed two people, one a foreigner, during a raid on a ...

Taliban Attack Rocks Upscale Kabul District

AP | LYNNE O'DONNELL | Posted 11.27.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters staged an attack Thursday evening in an upscale district in the Afghan capital Kabul. Witnesses described...

12 Dead, Dozens Wounded In Taliban Attack

AP | AMIR SHAH and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 11.03.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban struck a government compound in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday in a dawn attack that included two suicide tru...

Taliban Militants Set 200 Oil Tankers Ablaze In Afghanistan

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2014 | World

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...

Taliban Attack Kills 13 Soldiers

AP | AMIR SHAH and KIM GAMEL | Posted 06.12.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban militants stormed an Afghan army outpost on Friday, killing more than a dozen soldiers in an area that is a major i...

Taliban Poison, Gun Down 17 Afghans In Eastern Outpost

AP | AMIR SHAH and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents poisoned, then shot and killed 17 people as they slept at a local police post in eastern Afghanistan, on...

Taliban Shoot Teenage Activist

AP | SHERIN ZADA and REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 12.09.2012 | World

MINGORA, Pakistan -- Fourteen-year-old Malala Yousufzai was admired across a battle-scarred region of Pakistan for exposing the Taliban's atrocities a...

Taliban Attack At Kabul Hotel Ends

Reuters | Mirwais Harooni and Samar Zwak | Posted 08.21.2012 | World

By Mirwais Harooni and Samar Zwak KABUL, June 22 (Reuters) - Elite Afghan police backed by NATO forces ended a 12-hour siege on Frida...

Taliban Gunmen Attack Popular Hotel

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

(Adds details, quotes) By Mirwais Harooni and Hamid Shalizi KABUL, June 22 (Reuters) - Afghan Taliban gunmen, some armed...

Taliban Attack Coalition Base In Brutal Raid

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents detonated a truck bomb, then tried to storm a NATO base Friday in eastern Afghanistan, but coalition for...

Taliban Insurgents Storm Government Building, Killing 10

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 03.11.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents stormed a government building in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, setting off a firefight that killed 10 ...

Forces Halt 'Most Ambitious' Taliban Attack Since Offensive Declared

AP | By MIRWAIS KHAN and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 07.08.2011 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Afghan security forces on Sunday killed a few insurgents who had barricaded themselves inside a hotel in the southern city of...

Taliban Attack: Afghanistan Capital Under Assault

AP | ROBERT H. REID and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Taliban militants wearing explosive vests launched a brazen daylight assault Monday on the center of Kabul, with suicide bombings and gu...

Two Afghan Schoolgirls Blinded After Being Sprayed With Acid

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two men on a motorcycle used water pistols to spray acid on girls walking to school Wednesday in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, blinding at lea...