Latest "Eid al-Fitr holiday" stories

Peace in Afghanistan more elusive as Taliban shrug off talks
With the Taliban shrugging off the Afghan government’s latest offers of a cease-fire and negotiations, peace seems as elusive as it has been for decades in this war-battered country, both for troops on the front lines and for civilians facing frequent attacks.
Suicide bomber targets Afghans celebrating truce, killing 18
A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 18 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire.