Taliban

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AP News
September 13, 2019 - 3:11 pm
By KATHY GANNON and JIM HEINTZ Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — A negotiating team from the Taliban arrived Friday in Russia, a representative said, just days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared dead a deal with the insurgent group in Afghanistan. Russian state news agency Tass cited the...
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Jeff Katz
September 12, 2019 - 3:18 pm
While making remarks at a 9/11 commemoration ceremony at the Pentagon, President Donald Trump warned terrorists not to return to the United States. President Trump also mentioned that he had scheduled peace talks with the Taliban at Camp David but called them off after the group took responsibility...
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September 10, 2019 - 5:24 pm
By CARA ANNA Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States. A plume of smoke rose over central Kabul shortly after midnight and sirens could be heard. Inside the...
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AP News
September 09, 2019 - 5:48 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN, MATTHEW LEE and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. peace talks with the Taliban are now "dead," President Donald Trump declared Monday, one day after he abruptly canceled a secret meeting he had arranged with Taliban and Afghan leaders aimed at ending America's...
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AP News
September 08, 2019 - 1:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Taliban spokesman contends that the insurgent group had finalized an Afghanistan peace deal with the United States and that both sides were satisfied. Suhail Shaheen in a tweet says that the government of Qatar, where the talks have taken place, was going to announce the...
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August 07, 2019 - 2:44 pm
By RAHIM FAIEZ and CARA ANNA, Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban car bomb aimed at Afghan security forces ripped through a busy Kabul neighborhood on Wednesday, killing 14 people and wounding 145 — most of them women, children and other civilians — shortly after the extremist...
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July 01, 2019 - 12:32 pm
By AMIR SHAH and KATHY GANNON, Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban set off a powerful bomb in downtown Kabul on Monday, killing at least six people and wounding more than a hundred, and sending a cloud of smoke billowing over the Afghan capital. At least 26 children were among...
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Associated Press
May 23, 2019 - 9:44 am
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in late 2001 has been released from prison. Thirty-eight-year-old John Walker Lindh was released Thursday from the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, a federal...
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