U.S. Carries Out First Airstrike on Taliban Since Doha Deal

Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers stand at a checkpost, where last night clashes took place between Taliban and Afghan forces in Kunduz, AfghanistanKABUL (Reuters) - The United States conducted an airstrike on Wednesday against Taliban fighters in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, a U.S. forces spokesman said, the first such attack since a troop withdrawal agreement was signed between the two sides on Saturday.

U.S., Taliban to Sign Landmark Peace Deal to End War in Afghanistan

First step to ending 18-year war, officials says

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives to the signing of a U.S.-Taliban agreement in the Qatari capital DohaThe Trump administration is poised to sign a landmark peace accord Saturday morning with the Taliban terrorist organization more than 18 years after the United States first entered Afghanistan following the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City.

U.S., Taliban Agree to Landmark Ceasefire

Secretary of State Mike PompeoThe United States and the Taliban have reached a landmark agreement that will significantly reduce violence in Afghanistan and pave the way for the two sides to negotiate a peace deal that could bring the 18-year war in the country to a final end, the State Department announced on Friday.