Taliban

Afghan air force kills 32 militants in latest raids

Afghan air force kills 32 militants in latest raids

Afghan National Army and Air Force on Sunday raided against a Taliban's position in Khaki Safed district of western Farah province.

Jan 16, 2018, 00:36 AM IST
Come to table and aggressively confront terrorism: US tells Pakistan

Come to table and aggressively confront terrorism: US tells Pakistan

The US expressed hope that Pakistan would "come to the table" and demonstrate willingness to "aggressively" confront terrorist groups that operate from its territory, amid reports that Islamabad has suspended its military and intelligence cooperation with America.

Jan 10, 2018, 10:46 AM IST
Pakistan suspends military and intelligence cooperation with United States

Pakistan suspends military and intelligence cooperation with United States

While US embassy in Islamabad has said it has no official communication in this regard, Pakistan's Defense Minister has said cooperation has indeed been halted.

Jan 10, 2018, 08:54 AM IST
Take decisive action against terror groups: US tells Pakistan

Take decisive action against terror groups: US tells Pakistan

Pentagon Press Secretary Army Col Rob Manning said the US has conveyed "specific and concrete steps" to Pakistan that it could take to eliminate terror networks on its soil.

Jan 09, 2018, 08:36 AM IST
Why Pakistan is jittery about any US offensive against Taliban in Afghanistan

Why Pakistan is jittery about any US offensive against Taliban in Afghanistan

Pakistan believes instead of direct talks, a strong offensive against Taliban by the US would lead to the terrorist outfit in Afghanistan resorting to consolidation on its borders.

Jan 08, 2018, 08:26 AM IST
We have more than one way to deal with Pakistan, says US

We have more than one way to deal with Pakistan, says US

The US had on Thursday suspended about USD 2 billion in security aid to Pakistan over its failure to crack down on terrorists.

Jan 06, 2018, 13:38 PM IST
Pakistan reacts after US suspends military aid, says fight against terrorism will suffer

Pakistan reacts after US suspends military aid, says fight against terrorism will suffer

The US depends on Pakistan for ferrying supplies to its troops in landlocked Afghanistan.

Jan 05, 2018, 19:37 PM IST
Allies do not put each other on notice: Pakistan after US Vice President Mike Spence's ultimatum

Allies do not put each other on notice: Pakistan after US Vice President Mike Spence's ultimatum

US President Donald Trump has put Pakistan on notice for providing safe haven to the Taliban and other militant groups, Vice President Mike Pence has said.

Dec 22, 2017, 22:20 PM IST
US Vice President Mike Pence pays surprise visit to US troops in Afghanistan

US Vice President Mike Pence pays surprise visit to US troops in Afghanistan

The superpower`s vexed campaign against Al Qaeda and the Taliban -- born from the rubble of the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington -- receives ever-less public attention in the United States these days.

Dec 22, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
Taliban dubs death of top Al-Qaeda leader a 'propaganda'

Taliban dubs death of top Al-Qaeda leader a 'propaganda'

Terror outfit Taliban has dubbed the reports of Al-Qaeda's top leader's death a 'propaganda'.

Dec 06, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
Pakistan's cooperation in war against terror unsatisfied: United States

Pakistan's cooperation in war against terror unsatisfied: United States

The US is not satisfied with Pakistan's co-operation in the war against terror as part of its South Asia strategy and yet to see Islamabad taking steps to "rein in" the Taliban and the Haqqani network, a senior Trump administration official has said.

Dec 03, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
Swimming pool, patios, gym: Jihadists go to rehab at '5-star' Saudi centre

Swimming pool, patios, gym: Jihadists go to rehab at '5-star' Saudi centre

Riyadh's Mohammed bin Nayef Counselling and Care Centre, a cushy halfway house between prison and freedom, spotlights a controversial Saudi strategy for tackling homegrown extremists.

Nov 30, 2017, 00:17 AM IST
Islamic State, Taliban battle in eastern Afghanistan

Islamic State, Taliban battle in eastern Afghanistan

Attahullah Khogyani, provincial governor's spokesman, said that hundreds of families are displaced from villages in Khogyani and Sherzad districts.

Nov 28, 2017, 13:22 PM IST

US says would like to have Taliban on negotiating table

President Donald Trump in August laid out his South Asia policy vowing to keep American troops on Afghan soil.

Nov 12, 2017, 23:12 PM IST

NATO looks for Afghans to take offensive in 2018: US general

General John Nicholson, who heads the US and NATO missions in Afghanistan, said a series of important changes in the 16-year-old war would align in 2018.

Nov 10, 2017, 00:40 AM IST

NATO looks to seize momentum in Afghanistan conflict

Defence ministers from across the NATO alliance meet in Brussels on Thursday to review next steps in the Afghanistan conflict and brainstorm ways to deal with the 16-year-old security crisis.

Nov 09, 2017, 09:43 AM IST

Taliban kill 22 Afghan police in multiple attacks

Militants wearing the googles launched a pre-dawn assault on a police post in Khan Abad district in the northern province of Kunduz today.

Oct 29, 2017, 20:12 PM IST

Taliban attack Afghan army posts, kill 11 troops: Officials

The Taliban targeted two military posts in western Afghanistan, killing 11 soldiers.

Oct 25, 2017, 21:11 PM IST
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gets frosty welcome in Pakistan

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gets frosty welcome in Pakistan

Greeted by a mid-level Pakistani Foreign Office official, Tillerson had previously said that the US had "very specific requests" of Pakistan seeking to "undermine the support that the Taliban receives".

Oct 24, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
Pakistan needs to act to against Taliban, other terrorist groups: Rex Tillerson in Kabul

Pakistan needs to act to against Taliban, other terrorist groups: Rex Tillerson in Kabul

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a brief, unannounced visit to Kabul on Monday.
 

Oct 23, 2017, 22:55 PM IST