Taliban Abandon Attempt to Take Afghan City

Insurgents gave up their bid to take over the capital of the western province of Farah, slipping away in the early-morning darkness without any apparent resistance from government forces......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 16th, 2018

Taliban Abandon Attempt to Take Over Afghan City

Insurgents gave up their bid to take over the capital of the western province of Farah, slipping away in the early-morning darkness without any apparent resistance from government forces......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 16th, 2018

Watch Afghan President"s Speech Interrupted By Missiles Falling In Latest Assassination Attempt

In but the latest sign that an attempted central government-sponsored ceasefire with the Taliban has failed, a massive missile attack which appears to have targeted the Afghan president and cabinet members occurred in the hear.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 21st, 2018

Afghan City Gauges Toll After Taliban Siege

Residents of a strategic Afghan city began emerging hesitantly from their hiding places on Tuesday to assess the human and physical cost from four days of fierce fighting between Taliban insurgents and government forces......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 15th, 2018

Afghan Government Struggles to Oust Taliban From Key City

Afghanistan’s defense chief said Monday the country’s U.S.-backed security forces were struggling to counter a Taliban offensive on a strategic eastern city, a departure after days of rosy assessments about progress in dislodging the insurgents......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 13th, 2018

More than 90 Afghan officers and soldiers reportedly killed as the Taliban threatens to seize control of a key city south of Kabul

Reuters The Taliban has been assaulting the key city of Ghazni near Kabul for three days, and attacked police headquarters and other government buildings on Sunday,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2018

Afghan Troops, Taliban Both Claim Advantage in Major Fighting

Afghan troops and Taliban fighters clashed across the eastern city of Ghazni, as each side claimed the upper hand in the latest major confrontation in the 17-year war......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 11th, 2018

Afghan Forces, Backed by U.S. Firepower, Stave Off Taliban Siege

Taliban fighters had stormed a strategic city in eastern Afghanistan, laying siege to government buildings and security installations, in a show of insurgent strength ahead of an expected cease-fire later this month......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 10th, 2018

U.S. Envoy, Taliban Discuss Peace, While Afghan Government Is Sidelined

The U.S. special envoy for Afghan reconciliation and a high-level Taliban delegation held talks in Abu Dhabi aimed at a negotiated settlement to the 17-year war, while Afghan government representatives were sidelined......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 19th, 2018

Trump Asks for Pakistan"s Help in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban

President Trump is making a personal appeal to Pakistan’s prime minister to help end the war in Afghanistan as one of his special envoys is trying lay the groundwork for substantive peace talks with the Taliban-led insurgency......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 4th, 2018

Taliban Commander Killed by U.S. Airstrike in Afghanistan

A top Taliban leader was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan, officials from the Taliban, the Afghan government and the U.S.-led military coalition said, just as Washington is in peace talks with the insurgent group......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 3rd, 2018

Southwest-Delta lawsuit takes turn, other airlines could enter Dallas Love Field

In another attempt to solve the ongoing controversy at Dallas Love Field Airport, the city of Dallas crafted a resolution that, if enacted, would force Alaska Airlines to accommodate additional flights Delta wants to fly out of Love Field. Addition.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 2nd, 2018

Topgolf Louisville"s deciding vote handed down

Topgolf received its final needed city authorization Thursday night, though it still faces potential legal delays. The Louisville Metro Council on Thursday approved the Dallas-based sports entertainment company's proposal to rezone site of an abandon.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2018

3 US servicemembers killed by IED blast in Afghan city of Ghazni

Reuters Three US service members were killed and three wounded when an improvised explosive device detonated on Tuesday near the central Afghan city of Ghazni, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement. The name.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 27th, 2018

Russia Hosts Peace Talks With Afghanistan

On Friday Russia hosted a peace talk with representatives from the Taliban, the Afghan government, China, Iran, Pakistan, and observers from the United States and India,.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 10th, 2018

Russia Hosts Afghanistan Peace Talks in Bid to End 17-year War

Russia convened Taliban officials, Afghan envoys and representatives from seven nations for talks aimed at catalyzing an end to the war and burnishing Moscow’s credentials as a regional power broker......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 10th, 2018

Russia Hosts Taliban And Afghan Officials For Peace Talks; U.S. Diplomat In Attendance

On Friday talks opened between the Afghan government and the Taliban in Moscow, in an unprecedented moment where both sides have come tog.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 9th, 2018

U.S. Faces Newly Muscular Taliban in Peace-Talk Efforts

As it pushes to jump-start an Afghan peace process, the U.S. faces a Taliban that is stronger than any time since an American-led military coalition deposed it 17 years ago......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 6th, 2018

Target criticized by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel over store closings

Officials in Chicago are trying to get Target Corp. to reverse course on two stores it says it will close in the Windy City. Crain's Chicago Business reports that Mayor Rahm Emanuel called Target CEO Brian Cornell in an attempt to get him to chan.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 1st, 2018

Afghan Elections Delayed in Kandahar After Taliban Attack

Less than a day after the assassination of one of Afghanistan’s most powerful anti-Taliban leaders, the Kabul government postponed voting in Kandahar province for this weekend’s crucial parliamentary elections......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 19th, 2018

Taliban Kill Afghan Police Chief

One of Afghanistan’s most powerful figures was killed and the top U.S. commander in the country escaped unharmed as bodyguards opened fire following a meeting......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 18th, 2018