The Pentagon today said U.S. air and ground assaults against Afghanistan's Taliban militia would continue as usual, despite the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Eight foreign aid workers detained in Afghanistan for over three months were freed by anti-Taliban forces early Thursday morning and whisked out of Afghanistan by U.S. Special Forces helicopters.
Opposition forces reportedly take the cities of Jalalabad and the airport outside the southern city of Kandahar, as Afghanistan's Taliban regime continues to crumble.
Filling the void left by fleeing Taliban forces, the opposition Northern Alliance took Kabul early this morning, forcing the United Nations to speed creation of a post-Taliban government.
Leaders in the anti-Taliban Northern Alliance today said opposition forces have captured the western city of Herat and advanced to within a few miles of the Afghan capital of Kabul.
Three journalists were killed by Taliban fire in northeast Afghanistan Sunday while traveling with the rebel Northern Alliance.
Anti-Taliban troops claim they broke through Taliban defenses and captured the key northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif. Pentagon sources would not confirm the reports, but called activity "encouraging."…
Fighting has escalated around the key northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif, and the opposition Northern Alliance says it is ready to launch an offensive to capture the city.
Forces opposed to the Taliban attacked tanks today on the road to Mazar-e-Sharif in northern Afghanistan while U.S. bombers targeted caves and Taliban troops.
The number of special forces troops on the ground in Afghanistan has more than doubled since last week, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said today, signaling a bolstering of U.S. efforts to provide support to anti-Taliban forces.
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