US, Afghan and Taliban officials have all been careful to avoid calling Saturday’s agreement in Doha “a peace deal.” But in Afghanistan, a sense of…View More What will Taliban do after signing US deal?
KABUL/DOHA (Reuters) – Afghan officials met Taliban members in Qatar on Friday to discuss a prisoner swap plan ahead of the U.S. and Taliban deal…View More Afghan officials discuss prisoner swap with Taliban ahead of U.S. troop withdrawal agreement
The hardline Islamic Taliban movement has proved to be a formidable fighting force in Afghanistan and a major threat to its government. The Taliban have…View More Who are the Taliban?
Baradar was released from Pakistan jail last year after first meeting between Taliban and Zalmay Khalilzad in Doha. Abdul Ghani Baradar, one of Taliban’s cofounders,…View More Profile: Abdul Ghani Baradar, Taliban's political head in Qatar
Afghan and Pakistani officials talk about peace as Taliban offensives continue in Afghanistan. A series of Taliban attacks in western and northern Afghanistan has killed…View More Taliban kills dozens of Afghan forces as peace efforts continue
Zalmay Khalilzad, special envoy on Afghan reconciliation, met Taliban representatives in Doha, US State Department says. The United States has confirmed that its envoy met the…View More US confirms its envoy held talks with Taliban in Qatar
Four others wounded as Taliban fighters dig tunnel before attacking military compound in the southern Helmand province. At least 10 Afghan soldiers have been killed…View More Taliban attack on Afghanistan army base kills 10 soldiers
Donald Trump makes unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Thanksgiving Day, his first since becoming the US president. President Donald Trump has said the United States has…View More In surprise trip to Afghanistan, Trump says Taliban talks resumed
KABUL — American and Afghan commandos killed the head of an affiliate of Al Qaeda in a southern Afghanistan raid last month, according to a…View More Ally of Al Qaeda Killed in Afghanistan Raid, Officials Say, but Taliban Denies It
The Taliban delegation will reportedly inform Pakistan’s leadership of factors that derailed the talks with the US. A delegation of Taliban members, led by one…View More Taliban to visit Pakistan amid stalled US talks
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the collapse of the U.S. peace talks with the Taliban and…View More Taliban, Google, N.F.L.: Your Monday Briefing
A proposed meeting between President Donald Trump, the Taliban, and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani at Camp David was axed partly due to disagreements over the…View More Donald Trump under fire over Taliban peace talks
The Taliban says Americans have the most to lose from cancelling peace negotiations that sought to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan. In a statement,…View More Taliban: US has most to lose from cancelled talks
Taliban spokesperson says the attacker, who fled the scene of the shooting, is a member of the armed group. A policeman in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar…View More Afghan policeman opens fire on colleagues, kills 7: Official