Taliban slaves of foreigners: Hekmatyar's son

Habiburrahman Hekmatyar, the son of reconciled leader of Hizb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, has termed the Taliban and other insurgent groups in the country as slaves of foreigners.

Dec 30, 2016, 13:12 PM IST

US welcomes Afghanistan's peace deal with Hizb-e-Islami

The deal with Hizb-e Islami, Afghanistan's second-biggest militant group, marks a symbolic victory for President Ashraf Ghani, who has struggled to revive peace talks with the more powerful Taliban.

Sep 23, 2016, 07:02 AM IST