Afghan officials said government troops have recaptured much of the strategic northern city of Kunduz from Taliban insurgents early on Thursday.
Afghan forces, backed by U.S. 205 more words
After months of besieging the northern Afghan provincial capital of Kunduz, Taliban fighters took over the city on Monday just hours after advancing, as government security forces fully retreated to the city’s outlying airport. 503 more words
Taliban Seeks Better Relations with Surging Islamic State in Afghanistan
by John Rossomando
Investigative Project on Terrorism
The Taliban reached out to Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi calling for unity between the two jihadist factions, a letter… 525 more words