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Afganistan

Khalilzad in Pakistan to fine tune Afghan peace deal

The US chief diplomat spearheading the Afghan peace efforts on Friday held crucial meetings in Islamabad with senior civil and military...

Pakistan closes major border crossing after mortar fired f...

The Pakistan government has decided to close down the Torkham border with Afghanistan for security reasons after two mortars were fired...

Afghan police officers killed in Taliban 'insider' attack

At least 11 Afghan police officers have been killed after Taliban fighters stormed a police base in Pul-e Khumri, the capital of Baghla...

US cuts number of Black Hawks to Afghanistan by two-thirds

The US military is reducing the number of UH-60 Black Hawks it plans to provide Afghan forces from 159 to just 53 — a two-thirds...

Afghanistan to field Chinook heavy-lift helos

Afghanistan is to receive an undisclosed number of Boeing CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopters to help replace its ageing Russian-built...

US records highest airstrike rate in Afghanistan for a dec...

US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles dropping munitions on Afghanistan at the height of the conflict some years ago. The US military record...

Taliban says it shot down a US spy plane in Afghanistan

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the downing of a “special American aircraft” flying over Afghanistan on what it...

Afghan forces launch air, ground attacks on Taliban, killi...

Afghan forces used ground attacks and air strikes in multiple operations against the Taliban during the last 24 hours, killing 51 fight...

Afghanistan Talks: Will US-Iran conflict affect the outcom...

Abbas Mousavi, Iran's Foreign Office spokesman It is reported that US-Taliban talks are once again reaching a conclusive stage. Wi...

Nearly half of Afghans want US troops out after Taliban pe...

Nearly half of all Afghans want US and NATO troops to leave Afghanistan once a peace deal to end the country’s 18-year war is sig...

Afghanistan is ready for major US troop reduction, says Gh...

Afghanistan is prepared for a major reduction in United States forces there, President Ashraf Ghani said on Thursday, adding that he ha...

Iran expands support for Taliban, targets US troops in Afg...

Escalating US-Iran tensions mean Afghanistan, which shares a border with Iran, could be the next proxy battleground between Washington...

Afghan CEO Abdullah condemns handling of peace talks

In a clear sign of internal rift, Afghan government's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Monday criticized official handling of the p...

Taliban aim to sign deal with US by end of month: report

The Taliban are aiming to reach a withdrawal agreement with the US by the end of January and are prepared to “scale down” m...

The missing links in the Afghan peace process

William Zartman, the renowned scholar of conflict and peace studies, says that parties to a conflict agree to negotiate when they are f...

US must be involved in Afghanistan after troops leave: FM...

Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday said United States must remain engaged in Afghanistan's reconstruction even...

Afghanistan successful in obliterating Daesh threat from i...

Afghanistan's National Security Adviser (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib said on Wednesday, violence and terrorism have no constituencies in Afgha...

Implications of Soleimani killing on Afghan security

If Iran goes to war with the United States in retaliation for the killing of Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani, it will lose, as the...

Afghan military helicopter crash kills 2

An Afghan military helicopter crashed on Wednesday in the country's western Farah province, killing the two pilots on board, a defense...

Afghan peace talks at risk amid rising US-Iran confrontati...

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (L) and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo The escalation between the United States and Iran over...

Regional confrontations spark fears of proxy war in Afghan...

Hundreds of people in western Herat province on Tuesday took out to the streets, expressing worries over the recent tension between US...