Taliban office

Pakistan rejects proposal for Taliban office on its soil

Pakistan has turned down Afghan President Hamid Karzai`s request to allow Taliban to set up an office in the country, according to a media report today.

Dec 02, 2013, 16:17 PM IST

Need for Taliban office in Pakistan for peace talks: Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-i-InsafChairman Imran Khan has urged the government to allow Taliban to open an office for the peace dialogue in the country.

Sep 26, 2013, 13:04 PM IST

Pak to persuade Afghan Taliban to shift office from Qatar

Pakistan will persuade the Afghan Taliban to relocate their political office from Qatar to either Saudi Arabia or Turkey and enter into direct talks with Kabul, a media report today said.

Aug 28, 2013, 12:10 PM IST

US to `pursue other means` if Taliban shuts Doha office

Taliban has announced its decision to shut down its political office in the Gulf state of Qatar.

Jul 10, 2013, 10:14 AM IST

Taliban ignoring peace talks over office name row`: US official

The Taliban will not join talks with the United States because of a dispute over the name of its office in Qatar, a senior US official has said.

Jul 04, 2013, 14:27 PM IST

Afghanistan: The end game?

On June 18.2013, the final phase of the security transition from ISAF control to the ANSF began. On that day, too, the Taliban announced the opening of their office in Doha.

Jun 24, 2013, 12:34 PM IST

Afghanistan seeks explanation for Taliban office

Afghanistan`s government said it is still waiting for a full explanation of how the Taliban were allowed to open an office in Qatar that was akin to an embassy.

Jun 23, 2013, 16:13 PM IST

Taliban negotiator says possible ceasefire on cards

Muhammad Naeem, who heads the Taliban`s political office, said issues like a ceasefire could be discussed after the formal talks get underway.

Jun 20, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

Taliban office not named `Islamic Emirate`, says Qatar

The Taliban office opened in Doha to facilitate peace talks does not carry the name of the "Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan," as it appeared earlier, Qatar said on Wednesday.

Jun 20, 2013, 09:11 AM IST

US in bid to resolve crisis after Karzai halts talks

Washington and Kabul had disagreed over the new Taliban office in Qatari capital city of Doha.

Jun 20, 2013, 08:58 AM IST

Taliban opens office in Qatar for Afghan peace talks

Obama and Karzai said that they would support an office in Doha for the purpose of negotiations.

Jan 16, 2013, 15:07 PM IST

Taliban office in Qatar has been agreed

Taliban spokesman said that the liaison office at Qatar will conduct negotiations with the international community.

Jan 03, 2012, 17:27 PM IST

Karzai will accept Taliban office in Qatar

Karzai said if the United States insisted that the insurgents establish a liaison office in Qatar, "we are agreed."

Dec 27, 2011, 23:57 PM IST

Britain may back move to open Taliban office for peace talks

UK Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan was in Islamabad.

May 27, 2011, 14:21 PM IST

Talks on; Turkey to host Taliban office in Istanbul?

Muslim Turkey has hosted talks aims at building trust between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Apr 15, 2011, 16:55 PM IST