Tag: Taliban

Taliban threatens new attacks in Afghanistan

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP)— The Taliban threatened Saturday to launch a fresh offensive across Afghanistan this coming week, as President Hamid Karzai said international forces have yet to secure large parts of the country.

Obama security team meets on Pakistan, Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (DAWN): US President Barack Obama meets Thursday with his national security team amid fresh concerns in the wake of last week’s failed car bombing in New York for which a Pakistani-American is in custody.

Taliban fighters launched new series of attacks

Afghan Interior Ministry stated that Taleban bombers equipped with suicide vests and automatic weapons attacked government buildings in western Afghanistan early Wednesday. According to Interior Ministry spokesman Zamarai Bashary, several attackers were killed by Afghan forces, while the rest were holed up in…

US drone strike killed four terrorists in North Waziristan

Intelligence officials and media reported that at least four suspected Taleban fighters were killed and three others wounded when US drone fired two missiles at a vehicle carrying Taleban fighters in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region on Wednesday.

ISI still backs Afghan Taliban :US

Washington(Samaylive):The recent capture of the Afghan Taliban’s second in command Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar seemed to signal a turning point in Pakistan.

Taliban Spokesman Discusses U.S. Media and Military Strategies in Afghanistan

Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 8 Issue: 14 Many jihadi internet forums have circulated a recent special interview with the official spokesman of the so-called Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Qari Muhammad Yusuf al-Ahmadi. The interview was conducted for the March-April issue…

Hezb-i-Islami ready for peace deal, offers to help foster talks with Taleban

Hezb-i-Islami, one of the main terrorist groups fighting the Afghan government, declared Wednesday that they are ready to sit down for peace talks. The group has further offered to act as mediator to the Taleban if the US withdraw its troops next…

Pakistan enhances military posts along Afghan border

ISLAMABAD(DAWN): Pakistan has increased its military posts along with Afghanistan border in Balochistan to keep strong vigil on the movement of Taliban militants from Afghanistan to Pakistani areas in the wake of ongoing Operation Mushtarak.