Afghan officials reported Friday that three top militant fighters were captured during one of the deadliest weeks in Afghanistan that saw more than 100 people killed.
By PBS NewsHour
Mullah Mohammed Omar, the leader of the ousted Taliban regime in Afghanistan, released a statement Thursday promising renewed attacks on coalition troops this summer.
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. military is planning to step up its pursuit of Taliban and al-Qaida fighters in Afghanistan in the spring, unnamed U.S. officials told several media outlets Wednesday.
Defense and Justice Department officials are discussing the legal future of a second U.S.-born prisoner from the war in Afghanistan.
As the U.S. military bombing campaign in Afghanistan entered its fourth month, allied planes continued to target suspected terrorist camps in the eastern part of the country.
As U.S. forces continue the cave-by-cave search near Tora Bora and interrogate al-Qaida and Taliban troops, a deadly prison revolt in Pakistan ends with thirteen dead.
Taliban fighters Friday fled from the city of Kandahar, the former ruling militia's final stronghold in Afghanistan.
The Taliban will surrender Kandahar and begin handing over weapons Friday, according to the former Taliban ambassador to Pakistan.
U.S. airstrikes today focused on a compound near Kandahar believed to be occupied by senior Taliban and al-Qaida officials. Pentagon officials said it's unclear if any of those officials were killed in the attacks.
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.
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