Spokesman: Taliban has been using drone technology for 18 months

The Taliban has been using drone technology to plan offensives for a period of 18 months, a spokesman said Saturday, a day after the organization released a drone-recorded video of a deadly attack...

Taliban militants deny involvement in Kabul shrine attack

A deadly attack on a Kabul shrine was not the work of Taliban militants, the Islamist group said Wednesday.

Taliban overrun district centre in north-western Afghanistan

Taliban militants overran a remote district centre in Afghanistan's north-western Faryab province on Tuesday with Afghan forces retreating to an Afghan army base away from the main bazaar, an...

Taliban attack capital of Helmand in southern Afghanistan

Taliban fighters launched an attack on the capital of Afghanistan's embattled southern province of Helmand, closing in on the already besieged city, officials said on Monday. 

Taliban kidnap more than 100 locals in Afghanistan

Taliban militants in the past days have kidnapped more than 100 travelers in two Afghan provinces.

Afghan forces, Taliban fight for Kunduz in third day of clashes

Afghan forces attacked Taliban militant positions in Kunduz on Wednesday in the third day of clashes since the insurgents launched a coordinated attack on northern Afghan city.

Parts of Kunduz city fall to Afghan Taliban, local officials claim

Heavy fighting between Afghan security forces and Taliban militants on Monday afternoon continued following relative calm, with parts of the city falling to the Taliban, local officials claimed....

Taliban launch coordinated attack on Kunduz city

Taliban militants launched a coordinated attack on Kunduz city, the capital of the province of the same name and one of the most embattled provinces in Afghanistan's north, a security official...

Six Afghan security forces killed in fighting with Taliban

Six Afghan national security force members were killed while fighting Taliban militants in southwestern Farah province, an army official said on Saturday. 

Afghan soldiers kill 13 fellow troops, desert base

Thirteen Afghan army soldiers were killed in their sleep on Monday night after two fellow soldiers poisoned them and later opened fire on them in Afghanistan’s embattled northern Kunduz province,...

US airstrike kills eight policemen in southern Afghanistan

Eight highway police officers are dead after a weekend airstrike by US forces in southern Afghanistan, an Afghan official said Monday. 

Taliban suicide bombing kills 23 at mosque in north-west Pakistan

A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up among worshippers at a mosque in north-western Pakistan on Friday, killing 23 people and wounding scores others, officials said.

Taliban seize 200 armoured vehicles from Afghan security forces

Taliban militants have seized around 200 armoured vehicles from Afghan security forces in recent months according to the country's former spy chief.

Taliban driven back from southern Afghan capital

Afghan forces have halted the advance of Taliban militants in Uruzgan's capital Tarin Kowt after the Taliban threatened to overrun it on Thursday. 

Southern Afghan capital on the verge of falling to Taliban

The capital of Afghanistan's southern Uruzgan province, Tarin Kowt, is on the verge of falling to the Taliban, as militants attacked the town's security checkpoints for the fourth consecutive day...