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In recent weeks, the rival militants have battled in several provinces, with the heaviest fighting occurring in Nangarhar, on the border with Pakistan. For the past couple of weeks, Taliban fighters in the eastern province...

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The U.S. military bases in Kandahar and Jalalabad are likely to remain open beyond the end of 2015 as Washington considers slowing its military pull-out from Afghanistan to help the new government fight the Taliban....

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The Afghan army developed its first solo offensive against the Taliban, hoping to strike a decisive blow ahead of the spring fighting season and prove it can rout the insurgents without the aid of U.S....

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani indicated that peace negotiations between Afghanistan and the Taliban are very likely to start soon, more than 13 years after the war began, following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. “The grounds for...

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A parent of one of the children who were killed in an attack that was carried out on an army-run school in NW Pakistan, gives a painful description of the way he found the body...

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The Guardian from November 4, 2014 reported that one of the Taliban detainee has been moved from the US Parwan prison at Bagram, Afghanistan to United States to bring terrorists to justice. He will be...

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In the last couple of days several bomb attacks have been reported in East Afghanistan, three of them aimed at Kabul. The number of casualties is unclear yet. On Sunday, Kabul’s police office was attacked...

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At least five Pakistani militants have been killed by an US drone, after it exploded on the 30th of October. The incident took place in South Waziristan, a tribal region of Pakistan, Taliban stronghold close...

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Yesterday the chief spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban, Shahidullah Shahid, and five senior regional commanders declared allegiance to the ISIS group and its chief, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The announcement marked the first instance of a...

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After announcing their vehement opposition towards the upcoming elections on April 5th, the Taliban resorted to abducting a political candidate, Hussain Nazari, who’s running for the provincial council of Sar-i-Puland. He and seven others –...

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