But the Taleban
is also facing mounting pressure from fighters within its own ranks drawn to the stunningly successful Daesh.
Ambassador to the UAE, Asif Ali Durrani, said the killing of innocents showed the real face of the Taleban
There have been attempts in the past to rein in Taleban
fighters by offering a broad amnesty in exchange for a halt to armed action and recognition of the institutional structure of Afghanistan.
When gun battles erupt, Marines must take cover and ascertain where the Taleban
are so they can return fire.
Mottaki complained quite vocally Sunday about the Western powers, saying they were trying to rescue their failed policies in Afghanistan by negotiating with the Taleban
But this is not a debate about Islam and how the zealots like Taleban
are distorting it.
You made a bad choice to join the Taleban
and to engage in that effort over there,'' District Judge T.
is also considering making all foreign workers sign a letter committing them not to break a list of rules - including a ban on musical instruments and television.
have so far not asked for the return of the hijackers but said that they would face seven years in prison if convicted of hijacking in Afghanistan.
Demonstrations against the Taleban
were also held in the cities of Mashhad, Arak, and Tabriz, the Islamic Republic News Agency said.
However, political experts believe that the forces' withdrawal would encourage Taleban
militants to intensify activities in the already volatile Helmand province.
Kabul: The Taleban
have temporarily closed their office in Qatar, where it was hoped peace talks would begin with the US and Afghanistan, an insurgent official said yesterday, blaming "broken promises".