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Leader of Afghanistan's feared Haqqani network terrorist group dies

Sep 4, 2018

Leader of Afghanistan's feared Haqqani network terrorist group dies

The founder of Afghanistan's much-feared Haqqani network, a former U.S. ally turned fierce enemy, has died after years of ill health, a Taliban spokesman said Tuesday. Jalaluddin Haqqani was 72. Haqqani died Monday inside Afghanistan, Zabihullah Mujahed said in a telephone interview. The elderly founder ...

Taliban denies Kabul truck blast, warns against retaliation

Jun 2, 2017

Taliban denies Kabul truck blast, warns against retaliation

The Taliban warned the Afghan government on Thursday against harming any of their prisoners after reports that President Ashraf Ghani would order the execution of 11 militants on death row in revenge for the devastating truck bomb attack in Kabul. Ghani's fragile and divided government ...