Articles Tagged with Taliban

Mullah Omar Dead: Afghan Officials Say Taliban Chief Has Died

Taliban leader Mullah Omar reportedly dead

Yahoo! News is reporting that the spiritual leader of the Taliban, Mullah Omar, is dead. Omar, who is known for sheltering Osama Bin Laden in Afghanistan during the time of the U.S. Invasion of Afghanistan, was declared dead by officials from the Afghan administration and the country’s intelligence agencies. The surprising thing about the claim… Read more »

Bowe Bergdahl Speaks For First Time Since Being Labeled A Deserter

sergeant bowe bergdahl

Bowe Bergdahl is speaking out for the first time since being deemed a deserter by the United States government. The man who allegedly walked away from his post in search of the Taliban is claiming that he was threatened with execution, kept chained inside a cage, and blindfolded during his five years in captivity. Some… Read more »

Pakistan Gets Serious About Polio: Parents Who Refused Vaccination Arrested

Parents in Pakistan who refuse vaccinations are being arrested.

As the debate about vaccination in America rolls on, Pakistan cracks down — hundreds of parents who refuse vaccination against Polio for their children have been arrested. The parents are being charged with endangering public security and will be released once they agree to have their children receive the vaccination. Only yesterday, the Inquisitr reported… Read more »

Close Friend Of Britney Spears Meets A Tragic End

Britney Spears Grieves

It’s no secret that Britney Spears has had issues in the past with a wild lifestyle, alcohol problems, and mental breakdown. John Sundahl, a close friend who Britney credits with helping her through her most difficult times, has unfortunately passed away this week. His helicopter was shot down by the Taliban while he was working… Read more »

Taliban Attack A Pakistani School More Than 100 Reported Dead

Taliban School Attack

News agencies across the world including Reuters are reporting that Taliban gunmen have attacked a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar. Latest reports indicate that the Taliban have killed around 100 people, including 80 children, and hundreds of students have been taken hostage. The Taliban threatens to destabilise Pakistan, where they control… Read more »

U.S. Drone Strike Kills Second Al Qaeda Leader In Two Days

Umer Farooq

Just one day after the Pakistani military killed a high ranking leader of al Qaeda in South Waziristan, a second Al Qaeda commander was killed by an unmanned U.S. drone. CNN is reporting that Umar Farooq, thought to be the commander of al Qaeda’s forces in Pakistan and Afghanistan, was killed in a U.S. drone… Read more »

ISIS: Gitmo Detainees Returning To The Battlefield


ISIS ranks reportedly increased by about 30 after former Gitmo detainees traveling to Syria to join the Islamic State. Approximately 620 Guantanamo detainees have been released in the last three years, approximately 180 of the suspected radical Islamic militants have reportedly found their way back to the battlefield in the Middle East. Some of the… Read more »

Afghanistan Military Base Insider Attack, 12 Americans Wounded

afghanistant insider attack

Camp Qargha, a military base in Afghanistan was attacked from within today, according to statements made by a senior United States military officer to Fox News. The military official said that at least one ISAF service members was shot and killed and approximately one dozen Americans were injured. The alleged shooter was wearing an Afghan… Read more »

U.S. Drone Strike Attacks Taliban In Pakistan, Kills Eleven


Ever since the United States incorporated drones publicly, the manned-by-remote-control flying machines were met with either acceptance or hostility. Here on The Inquisitr, we reported on both sides. With drones, we were able to see what goes on within the beautiful danger zone of a fireworks display, as well as providing an alternative option for… Read more »

Bowe Bergdahl May Return To Active Duty Today

bowe bergdahl

Bowe Bergdahl is slated to return to active duty as early as today. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Sergeant Bergdahl was held by the Taliban for five years and was recently exchanged for five Guantanamo detainees, sparking immense backlash in the process. Bergdahl will take a position at Army North headquarters in Fort Sam… Read more »

Pakistan Launches Massive Military Operation Against Taliban Militants

Militay operation against Pakistani Taliban

Harrowed by the brazen attack by the Taliban on the country’s busiest airport, a determined Pakistan seems to be in an all out war against the rebels. The country has launched a massive operation against the Pakistani Taliban, reports Yahoo News. The operation in the troubled province of North Waziristan started on Sunday – exactly… Read more »

Bowe Bergdahl Says He Was Tortured And Kept In A Cage By Captors

bergdahl in captivity

According to an unnamed US official, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told military officials that he was held in a cage, beaten, and tortured by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he attempted to escape. Washington Post said the official spoke in anonymity since he is not authorized to disclose any information Bergdahl discussed with authorities. Bergdahl… Read more »