Results tagged “Taliban”

Would you like to limit the tag results display to a specific section?

If you do, then pick any of the sections below:

Or simply go to the aggregated tag results from:



ISAF kills, captures al Qaeda-linked Taliban commanders in east

Mutaqi passed "critical information between the senior al Qaeda associated Taliban leaders in Kunar province" and plotted suicide attacks in the region. The commander in Ghazni helped al Qaeda fighters travel throughout the region.


Taliban rockets hit General Dempsey's plane




Afghanistan - Avoid killing civilian officials, Hikmatyar tells fighters




Karzai Calls on Taliban to Apologise to Afghans, Renounce Violence




Pakistan suspends phone networks to thwart attacks




US general holds talks on Afghanistan 'insider attacks'




Al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander killed in recent airstrike in Kunar

Yasir was involved in the Aug. 8 suicide attack in Asadabad, Kunar, that killed a command sergeant major and two staff officers for the 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, and a USAID foreign service officer.


ISAF kills Taliban district governor, 'dozens' of fighters in Kunar airstrikes

The Taliban reportedly gathered in Chapah Darah district to conduct a public execution when they were targeted in an airstrike. A second strike in Watahpur, a known haven for al Qaeda and the Lashkar-e-Taiba, killed "many" insurgents, including foreigners.


8 more 'militants' killed in pair of drone strikes in North Waziristan

The Predators and Reapers struck a vehicle in the Shawal Valley, and then followed up and hit the recovery operations. There have been three drone strikes in Shawal in the past 24 hours.


Ammonium nitrate fertilizer is being smuggled into Afghanistan for IEDs




Pakistan - 'Air base attackers trained in Waziristan'




Why Afghanistan's past is being 'rewritten'




US drones kill 6 'militants' in Pakistan's Shawal Valley

predator-uav.jpgThe Shawal Valley has been the focus of recent drone strikes in Pakistan. The strikes in Pakistan have been on the decline the past three months; the US has launched only eight since June 4.


2 US soldiers killed in latest green-on-blue attacks in Afghanistan

So far this year, green-on-blue attacks have caused 13 percent of the ISAF deaths. Nine ISAF soldiers have been killed by Afghan forces in the past 11 days.


Afghanistan - Women rally for reopening of girls' schools




Experts: Operation Against Pakistani Taliban Will Create More Problems




Pakistan reiterates nuclear assets are safe




Taliban attack on airbase raises questions about security of Pakistan's nuclear weapons




ISAF kills senior IMU leader, 'multiple insurgents' in airstrike

Mullah Anwar served as the IMU's leader in the Burkah district in Afghanistan's Baghlan province, and was responsible for the assassination of a district governor and a member of the Afghan High Peace Council in Takhar.


11 NATO, Afghan troops killed in helicopter crash in Kandahar

The Taliban claimed to have shot down a Chinook in Shah Wali Kot district; ISAF said the cause of the crash is under investigation.