Muhammad Ali is a fixture on the streets of Lyari Town, a notoriously lawless part of Karachi, Pakistan’s commercial capital. Ali has the Sisyphean task of...
Taliban insurgents fire on the U.S. embassy, NATO headquarters and other buildings in Afghanistan's capital
TIME photographer Majid was lucky to escape with his life when he fell afoul of a Taliban patrol in Kandahar. Although he was beaten and saw his cameras smashed...
In 2011, militants have staged a series of violent attacks across the country
The militants secure their hold over a strategic region 70 miles from the Pakistani capital
In the winter months, the brutal sport has made a comeback since the Taliban's ouster. Photographs by Lorenzo Tugnoli
The Pakistan Taliban takes credit for attacks that left more than 80 dead
Photographer Jodi Bieber wins World Press Photo of the Year 2010 for her TIME magazine cover image of Bibi Aisha Photographs by Jodi Bieber / Institute for...
Tracing the steps of the American Taliban from the suburbs of California to a fortress in Afghanistan
Pakistani forces prepare to take on the Taliban in the volatile northern districts
The Taliban's doomed prison revolt spawns the war's biggest bloodbath
Photographer Alvaro Ybarra Zavala documents life at a remote mountain outpost where Afghan soldiers police a dangerous border
Images from the Northern Alliance's final assault on the Taliban in northern Afghanistan
Ten years into the NATO-led war to oust the Taliban, filmmakers and actors say they still face suicide attacks and bombings for practicing their craft...
Operation Khanjar is tasked with wresting control of the Helmand River Valley from the Taliban
A British unit plays cat and mouse with the Taliban in a strategically vital province of Afghanistan Photographs for TIME by Zalmai
Afghanistan's spring fighting season begins as the Taliban stages a firefight that paralyzes the southern Afghan city of Kandahar
Hundreds of thousands are displaced by fighting between the Taliban and the Pakistani army
The artwork of Taliban, American and British forces competes on the walls of a Helmand province compound Photographs by Finbarr O'Reilly / Reuters
A pair of Pakistani Taliban terrorists killed at least 80 as vengeance for the death of Osama bin Laden