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The Chandler-Gilbert Community College Phi Theta Kappa organization will host “Afghanistan After the Taliban” via live satellite broadcast from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Room C110 on the college’s Pecos campus, 2626 E. Pecos Road, Chandler.
KABUL, Afghanistan - NATO-led troops and Afghan forces detained a prominent Taliban commander during a raid on a compound in southern Afghanistan, the alliance said Wednesday.
MARJAH, Afghanistan — U.S. and Afghan forces traded gunfire with insurgents shooting from haystacks in poppy fields Tuesday as NATO forces progressed against increasingly fitful resistance in the Taliban stronghold of Marjah.
ISLAMABAD — A week of terror strikes across Pakistan, capped by a stunning assault on army headquarters, show the Taliban have rebounded and appear determined to shake the nation's resolve as the military plans for an offensive against the group's stronghold on the Afghan border.
KABUL — Thousands of foreign fighters have poured into Afghanistan to bolster the Taliban insurgency, the country's defense minister said Saturday as he called for more international troops.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — The Taliban are threatening to attack polling centers in the key southern province of Kandahar, a warning likely to have a chilling effect on potential voters in this week's presidential election.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The assassination of the leader of a renegade Pakistani Taliban faction by one of his own men Tuesday underscores a growing rift in the ranks of the militant group as it braces for an impending army assault in the volatile northwest.
ISLAMABAD - Taliban militants ambushed a convoy of vehicles carrying at least 400 students, staff and relatives from a boys' school Monday, taking dozens - possibly hundreds - captive in northwestern Pakistan, officials said.
A local resident examines a damaged shop after a bomb explosion in Kohat town, Pakistan. June 1, 2009.
INDIANAPOLIS - Federal prison officials are easing restrictions on American-born Taliban soldier John Walker Lindh, moves that his attorney said Wednesday will allow Lindh to tell his story for the first time.
America was blindsided yet again. Only, this time some in the mainstream U.S. news media were a bit slow to grasp the perilous impact that U.S. policymakers instantly understood.
Martin Schram / Scripps Howard News Service
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - More than 30 Taliban fighters and four policemen were killed in a series of clashes, airstrikes and bombings in Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday.
KHYBER AGENCY, Pakistan - Pakistan's newly elected government launched the first major assault against militants in the country's volatile northwest on Saturday, destroying a militant leader's headquarters and shelling suspected hideouts of other fighters.
A pall of smoke and debris rises from the ground during a bombardment by Pakistan's para-military force, using heavy artillery to bombard hide-outs of suspected militants during a crackdown operation in Bara Akakheil in Pakistan's tribal area of Khyber on Saturday, June 28, 2008.
ARGHANDAB, Afghanistan - Taliban militants destroyed bridges and planted mines in several villages they control outside southern Afghanistan's largest city in apparent preparation for battle, residents and officials said Tuesday.
KABUL, Afghanistan - A group of 75 Taliban militants tried to overrun a U.S.-led coalition base in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, a rare frontal attack that left more than 20 militants dead, the coalition said.