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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President Trump has significantly broadened the CIA's authority in carrying out deadly drone strikes, potentially touching off a turf war with The Pentagon. ...
Disposition Matrix: Obama's kill list 2.0 revealed
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Under Intense Pressure to Silence Wikileaks, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Proposed Drone Strike on Julian Assange
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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.
She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away
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Sources Say Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Dead On Afghanistan
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Taliban Muslims Sexually Abusing Young Boys Being Trained To Be Suicide Bombers
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Taliban's rise to power
This is a timeline of the background of the Taliban's rise to power.It details the Taliban movement's origins in Pashtun nationalism, and briefly relates its ideological underpinnings with that of bro...
Taliban's rise to power - 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
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...
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Targeted killing
Targeted killing is the premeditated killing of an individual by a state organization or institution outside a judicial procedure or a battlefield.Targeted killings were employed extensively by death...
Taliban conscription
During the Taliban administration of Afghanistan (1996–2001) there was an extensive, varied conscription program.
Prior to the collapse of their regime the Taliban made widespread use of conscript...
Taliban conscription - Wikipedia
Economy of Afghanistan
The economy of Afghanistan has improved significantly since 2002 due to the infusion of billions of dollars in international assistance and investments, as well as remittances from Afghan expats.The h...
Economy of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Quetta Shura
The Quetta Shura is a militant organization composed of top leadership of the Afghan Taliban, that is believed to be based since about 2001 in the city of Quetta in the Balochistan province of Pakista...
Islamic Emirate of Waziristan
The Islamic Emirate of Waziristan (Urdu: اسلامی امارات وزیرستان‎) is a rebel organization, in Waziristan that some commentators claim gained de facto recognition from the Government of Pakis...
Islamic Emirate of Waziristan - Wikipedia
War in North-West Pakistan
The War in North-West Pakistan, also known as the War in Waziristan, is an armed conflict involving the State of Pakistan, and armed militant groups such as the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Jundal...
War in North-West Pakistan - Wikipedia
Wana conflict
The Battle of Wana was a March 2004 military engagement between the Pakistan Army and members of Osama Bin Laden's al-Qaeda at Azam Warsak, near the South Waziristan town of Wana. The army troops and...
Wana conflict - Wikipedia
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP; Urdu: تحریک طالبان پاکستان; "Taliban Movement of Pakistan"), alternatively referred to as the Pakistani Taliban, is an umbrella organization of various Islamist militan...
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1267
United Nations Security Council resolution 1267, adopted unanimously on 15 October 1999, after recalling resolutions 1189 (1998), 1193 (1998) and 1214 (1998) on the situation in Afghanistan, the Counc...