Tag: Taliban

  • Taliban talks:Draft framework for Afghanistan peace ‘agreed’

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    US and Taliban negotiators have agreed on a draft framework for a peace deal seeking to put an end to the 17-year conflict in Afghanistan, Washington’s top negotiator has said. US negotiators held six days of talks with the Taliban in Qatar last week. The Afghan president has made a new call for direct talks […]

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  • Kandahar police chief killed in Afghan attack but U.S. Gen. Scott Miller unhurt

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    The Taliban claimed responsibility and said the American commander was the intended target. PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Scott Miller, escaped injury during a Taliban-claimed gun attack Thursday, but three Americans were wounded. The police chief of the southern province of Kandahar, Gen. Abdul Raziq, was killed, reportedly […]

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  • More Than 150 ISIS Fighters Surrender to Afghan Government Forces After An Onslaught by the Taliban

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    U.S. troops and Afghan officials fighting the Islamic State militant group received some unexpected help on Wednesday. Over 150 Islamic State militants (ISIS) surrendered to Afghan government forces after an onslaught by the Taliban in the country’s northern Jawzjan province. “These people were surrounded by the Taliban for several days, but last night they managed to break free […]

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