Obama: New Taliban Leader to Continue ‘Agenda of Violence’

Obama: New Taliban Leader to Continue ‘Agenda of Violence’ | State Dept has claimed assassination pushed ‘peaceful resolution’

Breakaway Taliban Faction Rejects New Leader Akhundzada

Breakaway Taliban Faction Rejects New Leader Akhundzada | Rasool deputy says new leader’s appointment ‘hasty’

Pakistani Official: Six Afghan Spies Arrested on Terror Charges

Pakistani Official: Six Afghan Spies Arrested on Terror Charges | Baloch Home Minister says six confessed to killing over 40 Pakistanis

Taliban Appoints Top Religious Scholar as New Leader

Taliban Appoints Top Religious Scholar as New Leader | Was former chief justice of religious courts

US Killing of Taliban Chief Marks an Abandonment of Peace Process

US Killing of Taliban Chief Marks an Abandonment of Peace Process | Assassination expected to fuel Taliban revenge attacks

Afghan Govt Funding Taliban Splinter Group to ‘Sew Rifts’

Afghan Govt Funding Taliban Splinter Group to ‘Sew Rifts’ | Splinter group accuses Pakistan of making up claim

Afghans Brace for Surge in Violence After US Kills Taliban Leader

Afghans Brace for Surge in Violence After US Kills Taliban Leader | Pentagon claims Taliban leader ‘posed threat to US troops’

Shura Council Meets as Another Taliban Leadership Battle Looms

Shura Council Meets as Another Taliban Leadership Battle Looms | Mohammad Yaqoob, Sirajuddin Haqqani seen as front-runners

Taliban Infiltrators Kill Six Afghan Police, Seize Weapons

Taliban Infiltrators Kill Six Afghan Police, Seize Weapons | Taliban claims ‘thousands’ of defectors in Afghan security forces

Report: US Drone Strike Kills Taliban Leader

Report: US Drone Strike Kills Taliban Leader | Killing likely to spark new leadership battle