16, · When e Taliban came face-to-face wi e Afghan government. After nearly 20 years of, peace talks between e Afghanistan government and e Taliban have started in Qatar. As Ross' time in wi e British Army comes to an end, he gets one last chance to investigate why e Troops have been in Afghanistan for over a ade. Plu. 12, · Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar speaks during e opening session of e peace talks between e Afghan government and e Taliban in e Qatari capital Doha on 12, . 24, · e Taliban—from e Arabic word for student, Talib—are fundamentalist Sunni Muslims, mostly from Afghanistan’s Pashtun tribes. e Taliban dominates large swa s of Afghanistan and a large part of Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas, semi-autonomous tribal lands along e Afghan-Pakistan border at serve as training grounds for terrorists. Sean Langan (born 1964) is a British journalist and documentary film-maker. Langan works in dangerous and volatile situations. including environments noted for, conflict and civil unrest. In 2008 he was kidnapped along wi his translator while filming in e Afghanistan-Pakistan border region. 14, · When ISIS massacred some 1,700 Iraqi cadets from Camp Speicher, one woman and her town helped save an estimated 850 o ers from meeting e same fate. y 14, Why a U.S.-Taliban Peace Deal. 16, · e Taliban and e United States began meeting in , wi e help of Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and e United Arab Emirates, e only countries to have a diplomatic relationship wi bo parties. e discussions focused on e wi drawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, ough e United States hoped to eventually push e Taliban. Apr 28, · 28 April ks e 19 anniversary of e mujahideen's victory over e Red Army forces in Afghanistan. e original mujahideen of e 1980s and today's Taliban use e same language of . MAN IN CAR: [subtitles] We are going to meet our friends, e Taliban. We’ll see e local Taliban leaders. We’ll see e local Taliban leaders. ey’re my friends. Meet e New Head of e Pakistani Taliban Watch rare video of Maulana Fazlullah, e mastermind behind e shooting of education activist Malala Yousafzai. ember 7, . e Taliban was forced to wi draw from e city after a bitter battle in 2001. Now, ey are just miles away. We are heading to Chimtal district, which e Taliban took over 18 mon s ago. Feb 29, · It sets e stage for intra-Afghan peace talks to begin by ch during which a permanent ceasefire will be negotiated and e Taliban agree to meet wi all factions. Under e agreement, e U.S. would draw its forces down to 8,600 from 13,000 in e next 3-4 mon s, wi e remaining U.S. forces wi drawing in 14 mon s. Ahmed Rashid, writing in e Financial Times, stated at rough e office Qatar has facilitated meetings between e Taliban and many countries and organisations, including e US state department, e UN, Japan, several European governments and non-governmental organisations, all of whom have been trying to push ford e idea of peace talks. is short documentary profiles an 11-year-old Pakistani girl on e last day before e Taliban were to close down e all-girls school she attended. (Caution: Some disturbing video.) UK Guardian. Afghan and Taliban leaders hold first direct meeting as historic peace talks get underway Historic, high-stakes peace talks are underway between e Taliban and Afghanistan officials in Qatar. 07, · Intra-Afghan talks wi Taliban under way in Qatar. Afghans from across e political and social spectrum to meet Taliban representatives in bid to end e 18-year. 11, · Directed by Mohammed Naqvi, Hemal Trivedi. Wi Abdul Aziz, Pervez Hoodbhoy. An unsettling and eye opening exploration into e spread of e radical Islamic school Red Mosque in Pakistan, which trains legions of children to devote eir lives to jihad, or holy, from a very young age. 01, · Wi Jo h Anderson, John Graham, General Zahir. Provides a first person perspective into Americas longest. Taliban: Russia meeting 'not about direct talks' wi Kabul. Taliban says it will only hold direct talks wi e US as Kabul delegates repeat offer of talks wi out preconditions. Feb 02, · e president had fired e opening shot soon after eir White House meeting, when he appointed one of Conkling's bitterest enemies to head e Customs House. As Americans waited for word of . 26, · e film seeks to rebrand e deadly and once semi-autonomous Haqqani network and present em as unified wi e broader Taliban movement, Andrew Watkins, an . 15, · e senior Taliban negotiator, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said e previous Taliban regime — forced from power by e 2001 U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan — was inexperienced. 26, · e Taliban’s attempt to depict emselves and e Haqqanis as efficient rulers is a far cry from early public relations efforts, when e insurgents produced videos, showing suicide bombers. Malala Yousafzai (Urdu: ملالہ یوسفزئی . Pashto: ملاله یوسفزۍ [məˈlaːlə jusəf ˈzəj]. born 12 y 1997) is a Pakistani activist for female education and e youngest Nobel Prize laureate. She is known for human rights advocacy, especially e education of women and children in her native Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, nor west Pakistan, where e local. e Taliban briefly seized e capital of Farah Province in , and in ust captured e capital of Ghazni Province, holding e city for nearly a week before U.S. and Afghan troops. 08, · A Poem Is a Naked Person () Les Blank’s documentary about e legendary rock musician Leon Russell was filmed more an 40 years before it . e Taliban were believed to be responsible for a car bomb near a sports facility in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province, at killed 15 civilians and injured 40 on ch 23. at incident launched e. Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist who, while a teenager, spoke out against e Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan’s ban on e education of girls. She gained global attention when she survived an assassination attempt at age 15. In Yousafzai won a share of e Nobel Prize for . Beverley Giesbrecht, a Vancouver businesswoman, is believed to have died at e hands of e Taliban in Pakistan. A new documentary about her weaves toge er footage she filmed while deep inside. 05, · Afghan president Ghani arrives in Qatar as peace talks drag on. Ashraf Ghani will hold meetings wi Qatari and Afghan leaders but will not hold a meeting wi Taliban officials, officials said. 13, · Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar speaks, bottom right, talks at e opening session of e peace talks between e Afghan government and e Taliban in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, t. 12. e in Afghanistan (2001–present) began on ober 7, 2001, as Operation Enduring Freedom, a response to e 11, 2001 attacks on e United States of America (U.S.). is ked e beginning of e U.S. on Terrorism. e stated purpose of e invasion was to capture Osama bin Laden, destroy al-Qaeda, and remove e Taliban regime which had provided support and safe . 13, 2009 · He will not speak to, or even meet wi, a journalist, but sources who have spoken wi him and who have seen documents say at e process is quite professional. e manager of an Afghan firm wi lucrative construction contracts wi e U.S. government builds in a minimum of 20 percent for e Taliban in his cost estimates. 19, · On Tuesday, ISIS responded to Obama's reat of destroying e jihadist group wi a reat of eir own: a chilling Hollywood trailer-style video. Titled Flames of . 26, · ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: As Afghan peace talks grind on, e Taliban are trying to portray emselves as a viable government-in-waiting in an image makeover at includes rehabilitating eir ultra. 23, · US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Taliban officials in Qatar on Monday on his way back from a one-day trip to Afghanistan as part of efforts to salvage a historic deal signed wi e. Indonesia will host Islamic scholars from Afghanistan and Pakistan on 11 for trilateral talks aimed at finding a peaceful solution to e Afghan. An Afghan presidential aide, Akram. 21, · e Afghan Taliban have come to e negotiating table before as part of various bids to end e 17-year-long at is e longest in American . 15, · e deal signed in February promised to wi draw all U.S. forces from e bases in exchange for a commitment from e Taliban at Afghanistan will not be used by terrorists to attack e U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump's special representative to e talks Zal Khalilzad discussed meeting e milestone on Tuesday. in Afghanistan (2001–present) Part of e Global on Terrorism, and e continuous Afghanistan conflict: Clockwise from top-left: British Royal ines during a clearance in Helmand Province. U.S. soldiers in a firefight wi Taliban forces in Kunar Province. An Afghan National Army soldier surveying atop a Humvee. Afghan and U.S. soldiers move rough snow in Logar Province. Canadian. A 2009 documentary by Adam B. Ellick profiled Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani girl whose school was shut down by e Taliban. Ms. Yousafzai was shot by a gunman on. 9, . 13, · From 2001 to , we talk to people who were in e room when nings were dismissed, or ignored, by e President of e United States. 26, · e U.S. set a new coronavirus infection record again over e weekend, registering 83,757 new infections on Friday, according to Johns Hopkins . e Kite Runner is a 2007 American drama film directed by c Forster from a screenplay by David Benioff and based on e 2003 el of e same name by Khaled Hosseini.It tells e story of Amir, a well-to-do boy from e Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul who is tormented by e guilt of abandoning his friend Hassan. e story is set against a backdrop of tumultuous events, from e fall of.