A still image from a video posted by the Taliban on social media on 19 December 2016 shows American Caitlan Coleman, left, speaking next to her husband, Joshua Boyle, and their two sons. Photograph: Handout/Reuters

Pakistan Army rescues US-Canadian family kidnapped in Afghanistan

Pakistan Army recovers Canadian-American family abducted in Afghanistan A kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple and their three children born in captivity have been freed in Pakistan, nearly five years after the couple was abducted... Read more »
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Taliban leader Mullah Mansour killed in U.S. drone strike

Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour has been targeted and ‘likely killed’ in an air strike, US officials have said. The US military carried out an air strike on Saturday in a remote area... Read more »

Afghan government says Taliban leader, Mullah Omar, died in 2013

KABUL, (Afghanistan) — After months of deliberation, Afghan officials announced on Wednesday that they were now certain that the Taliban’s longtime leader, Mullah Muhammad Omar, died in Pakistan in 2013. The announcement... Read more »

Pakistan executes 12 convicts since moratorium lifted

Pakistani officials on Tuesday executed 12 people in the country’s single-largest day of executions since a moratorium on the death penalty was lifted in December, officials said. The hangings on Tuesday were... Read more »

Peshawar massacre: All have lost moral high ground

After the Peshawar school massacre “all those who claimed the moral high ground have lost it – the ones who kill children in the name of democracy and the ones who retaliate... Read more »

Taliban indoctrinates kids with American-produced jihadist textbooks

By Ishaan Tharoor — After the United States helped chase out the Taliban government in Afghanistan in 2001, it came across a legacy of its earlier intervention in the region. As The... Read more »

Founding member of Taliban lifts the lid on the real Afghanistan

By: Karen Jayes Founding member and former spokesperson of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan – known in popular media as the Taliban – as well as former Afghan ambassador to Pakistan, Mullah... Read more »