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Fight and talk: Why the Taliban keep fighting through endless rounds of ceasefires
"The more gain on the battleground, the bigger the share on the negotiating table."
Taliban announce three-day Afghanistan ceasefire starting Friday
'To spend the three days of Eid in confidence and happiness, all fighters are instructed not to carry out any operations.'
Afghanistan to release more Taliban prisoners in push for peace talks
Afghanistan is to release more Taliban prisoners in the hope of getting peace talks going, a government spokesman said on Thursday, after the insurgent group provided the government with a revised list of several hundred of their detainees
Pompeo speaks directly with Taliban days after reports Russia paid them bounties to kill US troops in Afghanistan
The head of the Taliban's political office in Doha and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a video conference to discuss the Afghan peace process
Afghanistan arrests regional ISIS leader
Afghan security forces arrested three senior South Asia Islamic State members including the group's regional leader, the government said on Monday.
The US and Taliban go to battle… on Twitter
Everything is fine.
Top US commander in Afghanistan meets with Taliban to discuss reduction in violence
The commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan met Taliban leadership in Doha to discuss the need to reduce violence in the war-torn country, spokesmen for both sides said on Saturday, as continued clashes threaten to derail a fragile peace process.
Rockets strike Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan
Five rockets hit a major U.S. air base in Afghanistan on Thursday but there were no casualties, Afghanistan's NATO-led force said, in an attack claimed by the ISIS militant group
At least 27 Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban assaults
Taliban insurgents have killed 27 members of the Afghan security forces, police and government officials said on Monday, as a peace effort brokered by the United States struggles to get off the ground
A Skype call may have saved the Taliban-Afghan government peace process
The Taliban and the Afghan government held a "virtual" meeting on prisoner releases on Sunday, officials said, offering some hope of a breakthrough.
Afghan military base stormed, 27 security force members killed
27 security force members were killed when a military base was stormed in Afghanistan on Thursday, in one of the biggest attacks since an agreement was signed between the U.S. and the Taliban.
Taliban rule out taking part in Afghan talks until prisoners released
Taliban militants will not take part in intra-Afghan talks until about 5,000 of their prisoners are released, a spokesman said on Monday, presenting a major possible barrier to ending the war
Afghan President rejects the release of 5,000 Taliban prisoners under new peace deal
"The government of Afghanistan has made no commitment to free 5,000 Taliban prisoners."
US recovers remains of 2 service members from Afghanistan plane crash
Afghan forces and Taliban fighters clashed in a central region where a U.S. military aircraft crashed, officials said on Tuesday, as the government tried to reach the wreckage site in a Taliban stronghold
Afghan forces launch air and ground attacks on the Taliban, killing 51
Afghan forces used ground attacks and air strikes in multiple operations against the Taliban during the last 24 hours, killing 51 fighters in an escalation that signaled renewed deadlock in peace talks
Suicide bombers strike main US military base in Afghanistan, injuring 87
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which struck the Bagram air base north of Kabul.
ISIS claims responsibility for bombing of Afghan wedding that killed 63
The Saturday night attack came as the Taliban and the United States try to negotiate an agreement on the withdrawal of U.S. forces in exchange for a Taliban commitment on security and peace talks with Afghanistan's U.S.-backed government.
US and Taliban agree to briefly suspend talks about troop withdrawal from Afghanistan
The US and Taliban are trying to agree on a timeline to withdraw of foreign troops from Afghanistan.