The gathering, known as Loya Jirga, to decide whether Taliban prisoners will be freed as part of US-Taliban agreement. Afghanistan will convene a grand assembly…View More Afghan council to decide fate of 400 Taliban prisoners
A teenage Afghan girl has been hailed on social media for her “heroism” after fighting back last week against Taliban militants who killed her parents.…View More Afghan girl kills two in fightback against Taliban
Afghan security forces are battling gunmen who stormed a Sikh-Hindu temple in central Kabul, reportedly holding an unknown number of worshippers hostage. Police said the…View More Afghan gunmen storm Sikh temple in Kabul
All the signs emerging from the annual Security Conference in Munich are that the US and the Taliban are perhaps just days away from announcing…View More US-Taliban talks: Is an Afghan deal imminent?
US and Afghan troops have come under direct fire in eastern Afghanistan, and there are reports of casualties. US officials say it is not clear…View More US and Afghan troops fired on during operation
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Islamic State’s main stronghold in eastern Afghanistan collapsed in recent weeks, according to American and Afghan officials, following years of concerted…View More ISIS Is Losing Afghan Territory. That Means Little for Its Victims.
US air strikes on alleged Taliban drug labs in western Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians, including children, according to the United Nations. The UN…View More Deadly US strikes on Afghan drug labs ‘unlawful’
For the first time, more civilians have been killed by Afghan forces this year than by insurgent groups, the UN says. In a report, the…View More UN: Afghan forces kill most civilians
Afghanistan is set to choose its next president against a backdrop of increasing violence and corruption fears. The very act of voting is expected to…View More Afghan presidential election: All you need to know
US President Donald Trump says talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 18-year war in Afghanistan are “dead”. “As far as I’m concerned, they…View More Afghan peace talks are dead, Trump says
At least five people have been killed and more than 40 injured after a child was used to carry out a suicide attack on a…View More ‘Child used’ in Afghan wedding suicide attack
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected a request to investigate alleged war crimes in Afghanistan. In a press release, judges of the court highlighted…View More ICC refuses to probe Afghan war crimes
Mazar-e-Sharif: The Taliban carried out the biggest known capture of Afghan soldiers of the war, taking 150 prisoners after they chased units into neighbouring Turkmenistan…View More Taliban seize 150 Afghan soldiers in capping two-week onslaught
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday called top U.S. intelligence chiefs “extremely passive and naive” on Iran and dismissed their assessments of the…View More Trump calls U.S. intelligence chiefs 'passive and naive' on Iran