The US negotiator on Afghanistan will shortly resume talks with the Taliban and seek efforts toward a ceasefire, officials said Wednesday, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic efforts that could end America’s longest war.
There are few questions that need to be answered: Why were Kabul attacks carried out right in the middle of the peace dialogues? Why have Taliban carried out many other attacks after the September 16th attacks?
The Taliban killed at least 10 people and wounded 90 Thursday after a car bomb targeting an intelligence services building exploded and destroyed a nearby hospital in the southern Afghan city of Qalat, the governor of Zabul province told AFP.
A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least 24 people near a campaign rally for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday, with the insurgents warning of more violence ahead of elections.
It is a memorable retreat for National Security Adviser John Bolton after a year and a half in office. Known as a “hawk,” he was a foreign policy hardliner who always openly demanded military strikes and who, above all, was decidedly against any form of diplomacy with political opponents.
President Donald Trump pledged to hit the Taliban “harder” than ever as America on Wednesday marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that led the country into war in Afghanistan.
US President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders dead on Monday, while the general in charge said the US military is likely to ramp up operations in Afghanistan to counter an increase in Taliban attacks.
Trump’s decision to cancel peace talks will cost more American lives, Taliban says.
The planned US-Taliban agreement seemed incredibly close to becoming reality — even though reports have surfaced according to which numerous issues remained unresolved.
Trump says he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders.
The Taliban kills at least 10 people in a fresh bombing in Kabul.
Former US ambassadors to Afghanistan warn against troop withdrawal without peace.
A Taliban vehicle bomb kills at least 16 people and wounds 119.
US and Taliban negotiators are “at the threshold of an agreement” to end 18 years of conflict between them, Washington’s top negotiator said Sunday as he concluded their latest talks.
Khan says he would meet with the Taliban after returning to his country.
During a lull in Afghanistan’s never-ending war, before the fighting season resumes once again in the spring, Taliban fighters recall laying down their Kalashnikovs and, for a brief moment, enjoying a game of cricket.
Washington’s one sided talks with the Taliban behind closed doors have triggered mistrust between Afghanistan and the United States.
US’s relationship with Afghan President appears at risk of permanent damage.
US and Taliban negotiators wrapped up their longest round of consecutive peace talks with progress made but no agreement.
The US and Russia agree to securing travel waivers for Taliban negotiators.
Taliban negotiators to meet their US counterparts on Monday in Pakistan.
Afghanistan’s president Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday that no peace deal between the Taliban and the United States could be finalised without involving his government
Holding peace talks with the Taliban is scandalous – and yet the group appears set to govern in a power-sharing deal as Afghanistan prepares for a leadership void. The future looks grim
The US and Taliban negotiators agree to put an end to the 17-year Afghanistan war.
Government forces destroy the command center of the Taliban outfit in Herat.
A total of 10 Taliban fighters and 8 security personnel are killed during a gun battle.
Armed militants intercept a civilian vehicle in Farah and abduct 12 commuters.
Peace may be an achievable goal in Afghanistan, where the Taliban and government delegates are intensifying talks to reach an agreement, says DW’s Nasim Saber. But will Kabul sacrifice women’s rights in exchange for peace?
Taliban militants attack a border outpost in western Afghanistan.
An army helicopter crashes in southwestern Afghanistan, killing 25 people on board, including a top commander.