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The Taliban or Taleban, who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, are a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement and military organization in Afghanistan currently waging war within that country.

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4 Afghan govt negotiatiors return amid delay in Doha talks
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4 Afghan govt negotiatiors return amid delay in Doha talks

Kabul, Oct 27 Four negotiators representing the Afghan government in the Doha peace talks with the Taliban have ...

Afghan forces arrest IS, Taliban 'officials' in Nangarhar Province
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Afghan forces arrest IS, Taliban 'officials' in Nangarhar Province

Afghan forces have arrested Taliban and Islamic State (IS, terror group, banned in Russia) "officials" in eastern Nangarhar province, the governor's spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said on Sunday.

Taliban kill six security personnel guarding Kamal Khan dam
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Taliban kill six security personnel guarding Kamal Khan dam

Taliban killed six security personnel protecting Kamal Khan hydroelectric and irrigation dam in the southwestern province of Nimroz on Friday evening, said Nizam Khpulwak, spokesman for National Water Management Authority.

20 Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban attack
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20 Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban attack

Kabul, Oct 23 At least 20 Afghan security personnel were killed in a Taliban attack in Nimroz province, ...

8 civilians killed in clashes, airstrikes in Afghanistan
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8 civilians killed in clashes, airstrikes in Afghanistan

At least eight Afghan civilians were killed and eight others wounded during armed clashes and airstrikes in northern Takhar province Wednesday night, a local official said on Thursday.

12 kids killed as deadly air strike hits mosque in Syria
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12 kids killed as deadly air strike hits mosque in Syria

Kabul, Oct 22 At least 12 children were killed and several others wounded in an air strike on ...

Taliban has no Sharia-based reason for war, says Afghan President Ashraf Ghani
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Taliban has no Sharia-based reason for war, says Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday slammed the Taliban, stating that they have no Sharia-based reason for the war.

Contact groups discuss disputed issues over Afghan peace
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Contact groups discuss disputed issues over Afghan peace

Doha, Oct 20 Members of the contact groups of both sides of the Afghan peace negotiations met in ...

Taliban's claim of agreement violations Unfounded: Khalilzad
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Taliban's claim of agreement violations Unfounded: Khalilzad

Kabul, Oct 19 US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has said that the Taliban's recent claims that Washington had ...

Taliban say US airstrikes in Afghanistan 'direct violation' of Doha agreement
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Taliban say US airstrikes in Afghanistan 'direct violation' of Doha agreement

The United States' move to resume "excessive" airstrikes in Afghanistan amid clashes in the southern province of Helmand presents a grave violation of the Doha agreement, the Taliban said on Sunday.

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