US swaps prisoners with Taliban

September 20, 2022

US President Joe Biden on Monday announced the release of Mark Frerichs, a US Navy veteran who disappeared in Kabul in 2020 while working as a civilian contractor. | Read more|

ISIS, Al-Qaeda ‘reconstituting’ in Afghanistan – US general

February 10, 2022

As per news report of, Lieutenant General Michael Kurilla, tapped to lead US Central Command (CENTCOM), has accused the Taliban government in Afghanistan of refusing to denounce terrorist groups Al-Qaeda and ISIS-K, an offshoot of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS). | Read more|

Al-Qaeda numbers in Afghanistan up ‘slightly’, says US commander

December 10, 2021

The al-Qaeda extremist group has grown slightly inside Afghanistan since US forces left in late August, and the country’s new Taliban leaders are divided over whether to fulfill their 2020 pledge to break ties with the group, the top US commander in the region said Thursday. | Read more|