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Boris Johnson did prioritise animal charity for Afghan eva...

Mounting evidence has suggested Boris Johnson gave a direct order for Nowzad to be prioritised. Photograph: WIktor Szymanowicz/N...

Taliban arrests journalists over report on TV show censori...

The intelligence officials from the Taliban's General Directorate of Intelligence (GDI) came shortly after 8 pm on Thursday to arrest...

UN to vote on scope in Afghanistan amid hopes Russia doesn...

Norway's draft would extend UNAMA for another year, until March 17, 2023 [File: Jason Szenes/EPA] The Security Council is set to v...

From Kyiv to Kabul: The blessings of civilisation

A child on a swing outside a residential building damaged by a missile on February 25, 2022, in Kyiv, Ukraine [File: Pierre Crom/Gett...

Over 180 media outlets inactive in Afghanistan: media surv...

Afghanistan’s National House of Journalists in its latest survey said that 180 media outlets out of 475 have been closed in the p...

'Clearing operations' bring fresh wave of restrictions on...

Taliban soldiers wait outside a house in Kabul before starting their search of the premises on March 8. (Photo by Kanika Gu...

Talks underway with Chinese companies on fate of Aynak cop...

KABUL: The negotiations are being continued with the Chinese companies over the Mes Aynak mine- the biggest copper mine in Afghanistan,...

It is hardly surprising Empire stole Afghan money

A person holds a bundle of Afghan afghani banknotes at a money exchange market, following banks and markets reopening after the Talib...

Afghanistan embassies around the world are struggling to p...

The Afghan embassy and its consulates in the United States are being shut in the coming week. Photo: AFP Afghan embassies around t...

Taliban: Over one million Afghan women, children addicted...

Deputy Prime Minister of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Abdul Salaam Hanafi said that there are five million Afghan drug addicts am...

ISIL suicide bomber of Pakistan mosque was Afghan exile: P...

Volunteers examine the site of last week's explosion inside a Shia mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan [Muhammad Sajjad/AP] An ISIL (ISIS...

Afghan aftermath: To the loser go the spoils

A malnourished Afghan child is treated at a hospital in Kandahar. Photo: AFP / Murteza Khaliqi / Anadolu Agency Actual defeat...

Organization of Islamic Cooperation opens office in Kabul

A week after the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) special representative for Afghanistan Dr. Muhammad Saeed Ayash bega...

Why cancellation of Fulbright Program in Afghanistan matte...

The cancellation of Fulbright may seem like a minor development in the grand scheme of things, writes Amin, but for dozens of young A...

UN: Afghan economic collapse 'approaching a point of irrev...

Taliban lacks international recognition six months after overrunning Kabul as the last US-led international troops departed, ending 2...

Children on the edge of life: Afghanistan's innocent victi...

Harija, 6, lives with her parents and five siblings in a tiny two-room house made of compacted earth in a remote desert communit...

Taliban struggle to maintain unity six months into their r...

Members of the Uzbek Taliban are seen in Afghanistan’s northern Jowzjan province on Jan. 27.STEFANIE GLINSKI FOR FOREIGN POLICY...

Afghan Taliban arrests dozens in house-to-house sweeps

Over 60,000 rounds of ammunition were uncovered, as well as 13 armored vehicles and 13 tons of gunpowder and explosives. (Reuters)...

Afghanistan's Bamiyan Valley under risk of collapse as exc...

The rapid construction work and excavations on the UNESCO World Heritage site are contributing to the destruction of the already frag...

US allows transactions with Afghanistan despite sanctions

WASHINGTON: The US has issued new rules allowing most commercial and financial transactions with Afghanistan that could kick-start the...

Food aplenty in Kabul's shops, but few buyers

A man sits at the entrance of his shop in Kabul on Feb. 8.   © AP KABUL -- When the Taliban took over Kabul in...