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Saudi Arabia could help reduce tensions between Pakistan,...

Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud has said his country could play a role in reducing tensions between P...

At least 68 killed in Afghan school blast, families bury v...

The death toll from a bomb attack outside a school in the Afghan capital Kabul has risen to 68, officials said on Sunday, with doctors...

US-Taliban acquiesce to live and let live

Handover ceremony at Camp Anthonic, from US Army to Afghan Special Forces, Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 2, 2021. As the US a...

US shifting to new relationship with Afghanistan: Austin

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has said that the US is seeking a new chapter of relationship with Afghanistan after the withdrawa...

Taliban captures key Afghan dam as fighting rages

The dam's capture comes days after after the US military formally began withdrawing its remaining troops from Afghanistan [File: Paul...

Gunmen shoot dead former news anchor in Afghanistan's Kand...

Youths take pictures next to an Afghan flag on a hilltop overlooking Kabul, Afghanistan, April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail/File...

Peace is possible in Afghanistan

Last month US President Joe Biden announced plans to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11 [File: Andrew Renneisen/...

Thousands of Afghans flee fighting as US begins pullout

Thousands of Afghans started to flee their homes as fierce fighting erupted between government forces and the Taliban in Helmand provin...

Al-Qaida grows weaker by the day, says Osama bin Laden aid...

Muhammad Amin ul Haq, left, says that al-Qaida has steadily weakened since the death of Osama bin Laden ten years ago. (Source photos...

Biden says US will disrupt any threat from Afghanistan

US President Joe Biden in a statement on 10th anniversary of raid that killed Osama bin Laden said that the United States will remain v...

At least 7 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on arm...

Taliban insurgents attacked an army outpost in Afghanistan's southwestern Farah province killing at least seven soldiers, local officia...

Senators seek thorough probe into Kabul fire that killed 9...

Senators on Sunday raised questions over recent fires in Kabul, Farah and Herat province that mainly targeted fuel imports, saying ther...

Taliban Mounts 141 attacks in 24 hours: Sources

The Taliban conducted 141 attacks over the last 24 hours, mostly in Uruzgan, Zabul, Kandahar, Nangarhar, Badakhshan and Takhar province...

How one after another super power lost in Afghanistan?

Indeed, the US is making such heavy weather of exiting Afghanistan, and of course, it entered the country in a fit of bullheadedness, A...

US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan has begun

The US military withdrawal from Afghanistan is now formally underway, according to the White House and several US defense officials. "...

Afghan peace and inclusive government

President Joe Biden of the US had announced withdrawal of the remaining 2,500 American troops in Afghanistan by September 11, without s...

US orders embassy staff to leave Kabul as it begins troop...

The United States has ordered non-essential staff to leave its Kabul embassy, citing increased threats as Washington prepares to end it...

Pentagon: US will not provide air support after withdrawal

John Kirby, US Pentagon spokesman, said that the US will not provide air support to the Afghan security forces after the American force...

The EU efforts to repatriate Afghan asylum seekers are dan...

Currently, there are around 2.6 million registered Afghan refugees across the globe. In 2020, Afghan refugees were the second largest g...

More US firepower ready as Afghanistan withdrawal gets und...

US military planners have a growing number of options should the Taliban, or any other group, decide to target American and NATO troops...

Leaving Afghanistan will be more expensive than anyone exp...

US President Joe Biden has announced the full withdrawal of US and coalition forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 this year. This policy...