Afghan Civil War
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Congratulations, You're The New Taliban Leader -- Here's What To Expect
Congratulations Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada. You've been elected by the central Shura of the Taliban as the movement's new Emir, just the third since it was founded. Here's what you can expect in th...
Taliban Leader Mullah Mansour Killed In Airstrike, Taliban Source Says
Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour died in an airstrike in Pakistan, sources within al Qaeda and the Taliban, reached through an intermediary by CNN, confirmed.
Pakistan explosion leaves many dead at Lahore park
At least 69 people, some celebrating Easter, are killed by a blast in the Pakistani city of Lahore, officials say, as a Taliban faction claims the attack.
Afghan response to hospital bombing is muted, even sympathetic
The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.
Sources Say Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Dead On Afghanistan
A spokesman for the Afghan president said Wednesday that the government had confirmed news that has circulated widely as a rumor in the region for at least two years: that Mullah Mohammed Omar, the o...
Taliban Muslims Sexually Abusing Young Boys Being Trained To Be Suicide Bombers
Taliban molestation of boys, once rarely discussed in Afghanistan and Pakistan, is now becoming a more common topic of conversation. Nematullah, a former would-be suicide bomber, told Afghanistan’s N...
Saur Revolution
The Saur Revolution (Dari: إنقلاب ثور Pashto: د ثور انقلاب‎) (also written Sawr Revolution) is the name given to the communist People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) takeover of pol...
Saur Revolution - Wikipedia
Soviet war in Afghanistan
The Soviet war in Afghanistan lasted over nine years from December 1979 to February 1989. Part of the Cold War, it was fought between Soviet-led Afghan forces against multi-national insurgen...
Soviet war in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Civil war in Afghanistan (1989-1992)
The 1989 to 1992 phase of the Afghan Civil War began after the Soviet Union withdrew from Afghanistan, leaving the Afghan communist government to fend for itself against the Mujahideen. After several ...
Civil war in Afghanistan (1989-1992) - Wikipedia
Civil war in Afghanistan (1992-1996)
The 1992 to 1996 phase of the conflict in Afghanistan (1978–present) began after the resignation of the communist President Mohammad Najibullah. The post-communist Islamic State of Afghanistan was est...
Civil war in Afghanistan (1996-2001)
In 1996 the Taliban captured the Afghan capital Kabul and established the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. The Islamic State of Afghanistan government remained the internationally recognized government...
Civil war in Afghanistan (1996-2001) - Wikipedia
United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan
The Afghan Northern Alliance, officially known as the United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan (Persian: ‏جبهه متحد اسلامی ملی برای نجات افغانستان‎ Jabha-yi Muttahid-i Islāmi-yi Mil...
United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Taliban
The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان‎ ṭālibān "students"), alternately spelled Taleban, is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan. It spread throughout Afghanistan and formed a g...
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Presidency of Hamid Karzai
The Karzai administration was the internationally recognised government of Afghanistan under President Hamid Karzai, who became the head of state of Afghanistan in December 2001, after the Taliban gov...
Presidency of Hamid Karzai - Wikipedia
Taliban insurgency
The Taliban insurgency began shortly after the group's fall from power following the 2001 War in Afghanistan. The Taliban forces are fighting against the Afghan government, led by President Hamid Karz...
Taliban insurgency - Wikipedia
Panjshir offensives
The Panjshir offensives (Russian: Панджшерские операции - Panjsher Operations) were a series of battles between the Soviet Army and groups of Afghan Mujahideen under Ahmad Shah Massoud for the con...
Congratulations, You're The New Taliban Leader -- Here's What To Expect
Congratulations Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada. You've been elected by the central Shura of the Taliban as the movement's new Emir, just the third since it was founded. Here's what you can expect in th...
Afghan response to hospital bombing is muted, even sympathetic
The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.
FOB Ramrod kill team
The Maywand District killings refers to the murder of at least 3 Afghans perpetrated by a group of rogue U.S. Army soldiers in 2010, during the War in Afghanistan. The soldiers, who referred to thems...
FOB Ramrod kill team - Wikipedia
Coalition combat operations in Afghanistan in 2008
There are two "coalitions" operating in Afghanistan, one of which has a strict basis in international law. The "US-led coalition", identified by the press, refers to Operation Enduring Freedom, mostly...
Coalition combat operations in Afghanistan in 2008 - Wikipedia
Afghan presidential election, 2009
Presidential elections were held in Afghanistan on 20 August 2009. The election resulted in victory for incumbent Hamid Karzai, who won 49.67% of the vote, while his main rival Abdullah Abdullah finis...
Afghan presidential election, 2009 - Wikipedia
Operation Strike of the Sword
Operation Strike of the Sword or Operation Khanjar was a US-led offensive in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. About 4,000 Marines from the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade as well as 650 Afgh...
Operation Strike of the Sword - Wikipedia
Afghan Civil War (1996-2001)
In 1996 the Taliban captured the Afghan capital Kabul and established the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. The Islamic State of Afghanistan government remained the internationally recognized government...
Afghan Civil War (1996-2001) - Wikipedia
CIA activities in Afghanistan
Since the 1970s, the CIA has engaged in multiple operations in Afghanistan.
The CIA National Foreign Assessment Center completed work on a report entitled "Afghanistan: Ethnic Divergence and Dissi...
Genocides in history
Genocide is the deliberate and systematic destruction, in whole or in part, of an ethnic, racial, religious or national group. The term was coined in 1944 by Raphael Lemkin. It is defined in Article 2...
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Khyber Border Coordination Center
The Khyber Border Coordination Center is a joint military intelligence center located near Torkham, Afghanistan. The purpose of the facility is to facilitate the sharing of information between Afghan...
2010 Badakhshan massacre
On 5 August 2010, ten members of International Assistance Mission (IAM) Nuristan Eye Camp team were killed in Kuran wa Munjan District of Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan. The team was attacked as i...
2011 NATO attack in Pakistan
The 2011 NATO attack in Pakistan (also known as the Salala incident, Salala attack or 26/11 attacks), was a border skirmish that occurred when US-led NATO forces engaged Pakistani security forces at t...
2011 NATO attack in Pakistan - Wikipedia
Fall of Mazar-i-Sharif
The fall of Mazari Sharif (or Mazar-e-Sharif) that took place on November 2001 resulted from the first major offense for the Afghanistan War after American intervention. A push into the city of Mazari...
Fall of Mazar-i-Sharif - Wikipedia