Latest "Taliban" stories
Taliban releases Navy veteran held hostage in Afghanistan
Mark Frerichs, a Navy veteran who was abducted in January 2020, was released in exchange for a convicted Taliban drug lord jailed in the United States.
Helicopter crash kills 3 in Kabul during training session
The Taliban’s defense ministry said at least three Afghan crew members were killed when a U.S.-manufactured Black Hawk helicopter they were flying crashed.
US ending Operation Allies Welcome, shift to new Afghan refugee help
White House officials said the move is meant to improve efforts to assist Afghan refugees.
The desperate pleas from Afghanistan in our inbox
Last August, as the Taliban advanced on Kabul and the U.S. military began its hectic withdrawal from Afghanistan, emails began trickling into our inboxes.
By Mike Gruss