Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan

The Taliban or Taleban, who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), are a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement and military organization in Afghanistan currently waging war within that country. Since 2016, the Taliban's leader is Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada.

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A plan to swap two Western hostages with three Taliban prisoners has been postponed, an Afghan government official told Reuters on Friday, and Taliban sources..
Credit: Reuters - Published 15 hours ago

The planned exchange of two senior Taliban commanders and a leader of the Haqqani militant group for an American and an Australian kidnapped in Afghanistan in..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Highlights of this day in history: Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated; Taliban regime flees Afghan capital; President Bill Clinton to pay Paula Jones; Alabama's..
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 3 days ago

Afghan president announces decision to free the militants, hoping to secure release of American and Australian professors held since 2016
Credit: CBS News - Published 4 days ago

The Taliban kidnapped American Kevin King in 2016 along with Timothy Weeks, an Australian national, outside theย American University of Afghanistan.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 4 days ago

The apparent exchange, in which Afghan officials are to release three senior members of the Haqqani network of the Taliban, is likely to be a step toward new..
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 4 days ago

Afghanistan will release two senior Taliban commanders and a leader of the Haqqani militant group in exchange for an American and an Australian professor who..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Three judges and a court staffer were killed in Afghanistan on Thursday after Taliban militants stopped their car in the latest attack on the judiciary,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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