Afghanistan

Taliban and al-Qaeda versus Afghan government and coalition forces See summary

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euronews.com Afghan president formalises controversial pact with notorious warlord 09/29
tolonews.com MoI Investigates NY Bombing Suspect's Family 09/29
tolonews.com Kabul Youth Perform Street Show To Support Peace Deal 09/29
tolonews.com Hekmatyar Urges Govt To Free Taliban's Prisoners 09/29
tolonews.com Simorgh Stands Third In Afghan Premier League 09/29
aaj.tv Hekmatyar calls for peace, signs Afghan pact 09/29
dw.com Afghan government, notorious warlord sign peace deal 09/29
tribune.com.pk US may consider lifting sanctions on Afghan warlord 09/29
reuters.com U.S. expects Afghanistan conference to pledge $3 billion a year 09/29
stripes.com NY/NJ bombing suspect’s relatives detained in Afghanistan 09/29
stripes.com UN in Afghanistan says 15 civilians killed in US airstrike 09/29
dailytimes.com.pk Pakistan will not ‘turn a blind eye’ to Indian hostility 09/29
un.org Afghanistan: UN mission condemns killing of at least 15 civilians in airstrike 09/29
video.aljazeera.com Afghanistan signs peace deal with Hezb-i-Islami 09/29
voanews.com Nepal urges 'Conducive Environment' for South Asian Summit 09/29
allafrica.com Algeria: Has Algeria Taken an Anti-IS Vaccine? 09/29
dawn.com More states join India to wreck Saarc summit 09/29
dawn.com Spirited Afghanistan shock BD to level series 09/29
dnaindia.com dna Morning Must Reads: US NSA on Uri attack, latest on SAARC summit and more 09/29
dnaindia.com Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan to join jihad in Kashmir; gives fresh call to attack Indian security forces 09/29
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Proud of India's stand to boycott Saarc: Ratan Tata 09/29
foxnews.com Afghan president, insurgent warlord sign peace agreement 09/29
foxnews.com Afghan unity deal expires, but gridlocked government remains 09/29
hosted.ap.org Afghan unity deal expires, but gridlocked government remains 09/29
nzherald.co.nz Afghan unity deal expires, but gridlocked government remains 09/29
stripes.com ‘We got lucky a lot’ 09/29
telegraph.co.uk Barack Obama hopeful Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protests spark a conversation 09/29
tribune.com.pk ‘Butcher of Kabul’ calls for peace as signs Afghan pact 09/29
tribune.com.pk Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by two wickets in ODI 09/29
tolonews.com Hekmatyar Signs Peace Agreement With Govt 09/29
tolonews.com Afghanistan Beat Bangladesh in 2nd ODI 09/29
dnaindia.com Nepal PM inaugurates SAARC Effectiveness Conference in Kathmandu 09/29
thehindu.com Mission ‘SAARC minus Pakistan’ 09/29
voanews.com Controversial Warlord Under Fire Over Afghan Peace Deal 09/29
thehindu.com The SAARC gambit 09/29
stripes.com Afghan president signs peace accord with reviled warlord 09/29
huffingtonpost.com The U.S. Played a Crucial Role in Colombia's Historic Peace Deal. Here's How. 09/29
vancouversun.com Matthew Fisher: ‘The Kumbaya thing will not work, especially in Africa,’ ex-soldier warns Canadians 09/29
realclearworld.com The End State Fallacy: Setting Wrong Goals for War Fighting 09/29
tolonews.com Critics Welcome Kabul's Decision To Boycott SARRC Summit 09/29
app.com.pk India has track record of impeding SAARC process: FO 09/29
tolonews.com Afghans Welcome Govt's Peace Agreement With Hekmatyar 09/29
tolonews.com Good News On The Way: HPC Chief 09/29
rferl.org Afghan President, Warlord Sign Peace Accord 09/29
tolonews.com TOLOnews 10pm News 28 September 2016 09/29
tolonews.com FARAKHBAR: Abdullah's Remarks On Karzai Discussed 09/29
tolonews.com INTERVIEW: ACB Director Discusses Achievements 09/29
tolonews.com 10 Haqqani Fighters Killed In Clash With Hizb-e-Islami Supporters 09/29
tolonews.com Ghani, Hekmatyar Sign Peace Agreement 09/29
tolonews.com 70% Of Journalists Unhappy With Govt's Activities Against Violence 09/29
wnyc.org Following a Cleric to the Roots of Religious Extremism in Pakistan 09/28
tribune.com.pk Bangladesh pulls out of Saarc summit in Pakistan as tensions rise 09/28
rediff.com Why Bangladesh, Bhutan, Afghanistan have pulled out of SAARC 09/28
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Saarc: B'desh, Bhutan, Afghanistan, too, say no  09/28
dawn.com Army closely monitoring eastern border: ISPR 09/28
reuters.com U.S. strike in Afghanistan kills 18, most militants but possibly civilians too 09/28
tolonews.com Over One Million Refugees To Return Home Next Year: Ghani 09/28
tolonews.com TOLOnews 10 pm News 27 September 2016 09/28
tolonews.com TAWDE KHABARE: NUG's Activities For Human Rights Discussed 09/28
tolonews.com MEHWAR: U.S Presidential Candidates' Remarks On Afghanistan Discussed 09/28
tolonews.com Israeli Ex-President And Nobel Laureate Peres Dies 09/28
feeds.latimes.com An airstrike in Afghanistan kills at least 13 civilians; U.S. military is investigating 09/28
af.reuters.com U.S. strike on Islamic State in Afghanistan kills 21, maybe some civilians 09/28
nbcnews.com U.S. 'Reviewing' Report Airstrike Killed 13 Civilians 09/28
foxnews.com Afghan official: 13 civilians killed in airstrike on house 09/28
voanews.com Afghan Officials: US Drone Strike Kills IS Militants, Civilians 09/28
irinnews.org As Islamist militancy wanes, Pakistan’s Pashto-language filmmakers bounce back 09/28
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Islamabad Saarc Summit likely to be called off 09/28
zeenews.india.com Islamabad SAARC Summit likely to be called off 09/28
zeenews.india.com Big blow to Pakistan as SAARC Summit in Islamabad cancelled after India, 3 other countries boycott 09/28
dailytimes.com.pk Indian Media claims cancellation of SAARC summit from Nepal 09/28
huffingtonpost.com How Canada Can Protect Schools in War Zones 09/28
stripes.com Drones Quilt Project on display at Connecticut library 09/28
dailytimes.com.pk Bangladesh pulls out of Saarc summit as tensions rise 09/28
stripes.com US, Afghans investigating if airstrike hit civilians 09/28
rferl.org Islamabad Regional Summit In Doubt As More Countries Reportedly Withdraw 09/28
rferl.org Afghan Official Alleges Civilian Casualties In U.S. Drone Strike 09/28
tolonews.com Abdullah Criticizes Karzai's Remarks On Taliban 09/28
tolonews.com 18 Daesh Fighters, Three Civilians Killed In Nangarhar Drone Strike 09/28
app.com.pk 634 Pakistanis detained in jails of South Asian countries: Sartaj Aziz 09/28
aaj.tv U.S. strike on Islamic State in Afghanistan kills 21 09/28
realclearworld.com The New Europeans 09/28
tolonews.com Badakhshan Forces Await Orders From Central Government 09/28
tolonews.com Raziq Deploys Security Forces To Ensure Kandahar-Uruzgan Highway's Safety 09/28
dailytimes.com.pk Afghanistan praises Pakistan for giving shelter to millions of refugees 09/28
zeenews.india.com Don`t boycott Saarc Summit, hold it without Pakistan: Congress 09/28
in.reuters.com SAARC summit uncertain as India, others pull out in snub to Pakistan 09/28
aljazeera.com US air strike reportedly kills 13 Afghan civilians 09/28
myaccount.nytimes.com Airstrike in Eastern Afghanistan Kills at Least 13 09/28
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Introspect relation with Saarc nations: India to Pak 09/28
dnaindia.com Pakistan Isolated: Islamabad-SAARC 2016 finally called off, says report 09/28
telegraph.co.uk 7 things we learnt from the Labour conference 09/28
dnaindia.com SAARC 2016: India says postpone event, red-faced Pakistan claims summit still on 09/28
dw.com SAARC pull-outs: A diplomatic slap to Pakistan? 09/28
tribune.com.pk Mother, brother of NYC bomb suspect held in Afghanistan 09/28
reuters.com Taliban leaders watched U.S. presidential debate, blast 'non-serious' Trump 09/28
tribune.com.pk US strike kills 18, including Afghan civilians 09/28
tolonews.com NUG Accused Of Failure In Its Second Anniversary 09/28
tolonews.com UN Concerns Over Return Refugees' Situation 09/28
tolonews.com Afghanistan Needs Private Sector's Investment For Self-Reliance: Ghani 09/28

Summary

The United States assembled an international coalition to invade Afghanistan after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. By backing the Northern Alliance, the coalition was able to remove the Taliban from power very quickly. But the Taliban regrouped, and violence has been increasing since 2004. As coalition partners have reduced their involvement, the US has grown troop numbers.