A faraway struggle that began in the west
- The Muslim faith, misunderstood. Rahman, Fazlur // Christian Science Monitor;7/11/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 158, p9
Comments on how Islam is contorted by those who do not understand that Muslims are normal people, and view that the Taliban gives self-serving interpretations of Islam's five principles and oppresses women.
- TRIBAL WAR. Grant, Greg // Government Executive;Mar2007, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p42
The article presents information about Islamic fundamentalist group Taliban. The Taliban have ready access to a huge pool of eager young recruits just across the border in Pakistan. The Taliban's command-and-control center is the Pakistani city of Quetta. U.S. commanders say they have readily...
- Taliban tactic of forcing mosque attendance under fire. // Christian Science Monitor;11/6/96, Vol. 88 Issue 240, p13
Reports that the Taliban religious army in Kabul, Afghanistan forces residents to attend worship. Opposition to Taliban actions by Islamic priest Mullah Abdul Rahof; Information on Taliban army; Argument in favor of forced mosque attendance.
- HEADLINES: TALIB TROUBLE. Klein, Peter // Columbia Journalism Review;May/Jun2002, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p11
Focuses on the phrase American taliban, conceived by journalist Colin Soloway of the magazine 'Newsweek,' with reference to Californian Islamic fundamentalist John Walker Lindh. Definition of the word taliban; Response of the press; Description of the group Taliban of Afghanistan.
- At the End of the Circle of Pluralism. Howell, Llewellyn D. // USA Today Magazine;Mar2002, Vol. 130 Issue 2682, p63
Comments on the lack of sense of pluralism in the Taliban and Islam. Definition of pluralism; Prevalence of pluralist thought in the U.S.; Internal contradictions of pluralism.
- TALIBAN CLAIMS ATTACK ON KARACHI AIRPORT. // Airports International;Jul2014, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p4
The article reports on the responsibility claimed by the Pakistani Taliban for gun and bomb attacks on Karachi's Jinnah Airport, killing 38 people including 10 militants and no fewer than 14 people wounded.
- MILITANTS 'FIGHTING FOR SHARIA'. // Eastern Eye;2/28/2014, Issue 1240, p20
The article reports that the militant group Taliban wants Pakistan government to change its political and legal system and to enforce Islamic law for resolving ongoing conflicts between them.
- Taliban revives in power vacuum. Herlinger, Chris // National Catholic Reporter;1/13/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p11
The article reports on the democratic parliament of Afghanistan. Taliban's official as well as other alleged human rights abusers are now seated in the parliament since its election on Dec. 19. 2005. In late 2001, Taliban ruled Afghanistan under a strict interpretation of Islam and demand...
- A gentler Taliban wield an iron fist. GOLDSTEIN, JOSEPH; SHAH, TAIMOOR // Telegraph (Calcutta, India);8/16/2015, p2
The article provides information related to the Taliban group including their military offensive and policy.