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Iran the big winner of US withdrawal from Afghanistan

Iran's Revolutionary Guard in formation in a file photo. Image: AFP As the sun sets on America’s costly 18-year war in Afgha...

US Envoy Calls for Timely Resumption of Intra-Afghan Peace...

The U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, has asked the Taliban and representatives of the Afghan government t...

Bomb kills deputy governor in Afghan capital Kabul

Afghan security officials inspecting the site of a bombing that killed Kabul province deputy governor Mahbobullah Mohebi and his secr...

Next Round of Intra-Afghan Talks Be held in Afghanistan: G...

The next round of Intra-Afghan talks should be held in Afghanistan, as people have the right to keep up to date on the progress and top...

War-crimes in Afghanistan must thoroughly be investigated,...

NATO countries must conduct a thorough investigation into all alleged war-crimes committed by NATO-led coalition forces during the war...

Bomb and gun attacks in Afghan capital kill three

Separate bomb and gun attacks have left at least three dead in Afghanistan’s capital, local police said, a day after a barrage of...

NATO should probe war crimes if it cares about human right...

US-led coalition forces entered Afghanistan with the narrative of the "war on terror" following the September 11 attacks in New York Ci...

TV anchor, driver shot dead in eastern Afghanistan

A female TV anchor and her driver were shot dead by unknown men in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar. The attack took...

Iran, Afghanistan open first rail link with eye on trade

The leaders of Iran and Afghanistan on Thursday inaugurated the first railway link between the two countries, expressing hope it would...

21-point code of conduct hailed as breakthrough in Afghan...

Negotiation teams from the Afghan government and the Taliban have agreed to refer differences in interpretation of Sharia law to a join...

NATO should probe war crimes if it cares about human right...

US-led coalition forces entered Afghanistan with the narrative of the "war on terror" following the September 11 attacks in New York Ci...

US leaves behind Afghan bases, and a legacy of land disput...

At harvest time, as neighbors and relatives reap their crops, 80-year-old Jamal Khan can only look in despair on the plot of land that...

Afghan civilian deaths from US air raids rose by more than...

Deaths of Afghan civilians in air raids carried out by the United States and its allies “increased dramatically” since 2017...

Afghan negotiators prepared for 'serious' talks Wednesday:...

Abdullah Abdullah, the head of Afghanistan’s High Council of National Reconciliation (HCNR), on Tuesday said that the negotiato...

What’s Russia’s aim in Afghanistan?

On November 24, 2020, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, in a video message to the participants of the Geneva International Confer...

Give-and-take to be required in intra-Afghan negotiations...

Political representatives of the Afghan Taliban and the Afghan government started discussions to prepare an agenda for the intra-Afghan...

Taliban peace achievable: Afghan official

Security forces take part in an ongoing operation against Taliban militants in Sarkari Bagh in Arghandad district of Kandahar provinc...

The US is so desperate to leave Afghanistan that it’s aban...

The United States responded to the 9/11 attacks by terminating the Taliban regime in Afghanistan and quashing al-Qaida. At the time the...

Afghans embrace China’s humanitarian cartoon, demand Aussi...

China and Australia are now in a brawl after Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian had posted on Twitter a satirical cartoo...

Will stabilising Afghanistan promise regional influence to...

As the great powers deepen their presence in South Asia, all eyes are on Afghanistan. The two major powers are Russia and China. Both h...

Afghan gov’t, Taliban announce breakthrough deal in peace...

Afghan government and Taliban representatives said they have reached a preliminary deal to press on with peace talks, their first writt...