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Sep 16, 2014

Afghan car bomb kills 2 American soldiers

Two American and one Polish soldiers were killed in a suicide attack on a NATO-led convoy in Afghanistan, officials said. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack... #Afghanistan #NATO #Taliban

Sep 12, 2014

Pakistan army arrests 10 militants suspected in attack on teen activist Malala

Pakistan's army announced Friday that it had arrested 10 militants suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who won world acclaim after she was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating gender equality an... #Pakistan #Taliban #Islamabad

Sep 10, 2014

Pakistan airstrikes hit Taliban hideouts, kill 65 insurgents

Pakistani warplanes struck five militant hideouts in a Taliban stronghold near the Afghan border on Wednesday, killing 65 insurgents, the military said... #Pakistan #Taliban

Sep 03, 2014

Taliban losing to ISIS in battle to recruit foreign fighters

The Taliban, once a magnet for jihadists from around the globe, is getting pummeled by U.S. and Pakistani airstrikes and losing on the recruiting front to Islamic State, according to a report from a West Point terrorism expert... #Pakistan #Taliban

Sep 02, 2014

US needs new policy on ransoms, says reporter who escaped Taliban

Investigative journalist David Rohde spoke to Tuesday and emphasized the need for a blanket international policy when dealing with terrorists who have kidnapped Americans abroad. Rohde was kidnapped by the Taliban in November 2008 and was... #Taliban #David Rohde

Sep 04, 2014

Truck bombs in Afghanistan kill 33, wound scores more

Taliban militants detonated two truck bombs and tried to storm police and intelligence buildings in eastern Afghanistan, killing 33 people and wounding more than 150, officials said Thursday... #Afghanistan #Taliban

Sep 12, 2014

Malala Yousafzai's alleged attackers arrested: Pakistan official

Ten Taliban thugs suspected of carrying out the school bus shooting of inspirational Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai have been busted, a Pakistani army spokesman said Friday... #Pakistan #Taliban

Sep 10, 2014

Anti-Taliban Cleric Rises on Message of Peace in Pakistan

Anger with Pakistan's socioeconomic chasm has fueled the Taliban insurgency in parts of the country. But Tahir ul Qadri, a moderate cleric with throngs of devotees, is trying to channel that fury in a different direction... #Pakistan #Taliban

Sep 16, 2014

Taliban bomb kills 3 soldiers in NATO convoy; another shot elsewhere

Insurgents detonated a suicide car bomb near a convoy of international soldiers in Kabul early Tuesday morning, killing three soldiers and injuring nearly 20 troops and civilians, according to coalition forces... #Kabul #NATO #Taliban