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Afganistan

Bodies of 'beaten and tortured' Afghans recovered at Iran...

Afghanistan has recovered 18 bodies of migrants who were allegedly beaten and tortured before being forced into a river by Iranian bord...

Afghanistan drawdown proceeds even as tenuous Taliban peac...

As the US continues down the perilous path to peace in Afghanistan a number of spoilers threaten to upend America’s goal to withd...

US National Guard deploys CH-47 Chinook helicopters to Afg...

Oregon National Guard soldiers and six CH-47 Chinook helicopters assigned to BRAVO 1-168 Aviation left Pendleton Wednesday en route to...

NZDF selects OMAR to clear firing ranges in Afghanistan

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has awarded a contract to Organisation for Mine clearance and Afghan Rehabilitation (OMAR). The A...

US to cease publishing of Afghanistan airstrike data

On Monday, US Central Command (CENTCOM), the US combatant command responsible for military operations in Afghanistan, announced that th...

China ramps up role in Afghanistan ahead of US withdrawal

As the United States and its allies begin what looks like a final drawdown of their forces from Afghanistan, China appears to be expand...

In random test of 500 in Afghan capital, one-third had vir...

One-third of 500 random coronavirus tests in Afghanistan’s capital came back positive, health officials said Sunday, raising fear...

Taliban bomb kills at least five at Afghan military centre

The Taliban on Monday claimed responsibility for a truck bomb in southern Helmand province that killed at least five Afghan security fo...

Afghanistan probes reports Iranian guards forced migrants...

Afghan officials on Sunday were hunting for Afghan migrants in a river bordering Iran after reports that Iranian border guards tortured...

US stops releasing Afghan airstrike metrics, citing peace...

The United States has stopped the public release of its airstrike numbers in Afghanistan after more than a decade, with the US Special...

NATO withholds key information on Taliban attacks: US watc...

The US-led NATO mission in Afghanistan has for the first time refused to publicly release key information about Taliban attacks, a US w...

Afghanistan: US moving out, China moving in

During the tumultuous two decades of American military presence in Afghanistan, China has been quietly increasing its influence there....

US-Taliban deal limit India's leverage in Afghanistan!

A week after a US-led invasion overthrew the Taliban regime in November 2001, a plane carrying a small delegation of Indian diplomats l...

US should pull troops as Afghanistan COVID-19 outbreak loo...

President Donald Trump has pushed his military and national security advisers in recent days to pull all US troops out of Afghanistan a...

Taliban attack in central Afghanistan leaves 4 policemen k...

Four Afghan policemen were killed and five others were injured as Taliban militants carried out an attack on a security checkpoint in t...

US urges Afghans to set disputes Aside to combat virus

Zalmay Khalilzad and Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar The United States has again demanded that Afghanistan’s feuding leaders and...

Afghan Taliban reject call for Ramadan ceasefire

The Taliban have rejected an Afghan government call for a ceasefire for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and to let authorities focus o...

Afghanistan shoots down Indian troops support claims

Afghan security chiefs on Thursday shot down reports that Indian troops were set to be deployed in the country to reinforce Kabul&rsquo...

Trump, Qatar's emir talk amid Taliban attacks across Afgha...

US President Donald Trump and Qatari leader Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani have agreed in a phone call on the importance of reduc...

US moves to pull 1,000 contractors from Afghanistan as it...

The US has decided to withdraw nearly 1,000 US citizen contractors from Afghanistan amid the growing novel coronavirus threat in a coun...

Support for full withdrawal from Afghanistan grows: Poll

Nearly three-quarters of veterans surveyed and almost 70 percent of troops’ family members support a full withdrawal of US troops...