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Three female media workers shot dead in Afghanistan

Afghan security officials at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Jalalabad. Photograph: Ghulamullah Habibi/EPA Three women w...

Stay, go, delay: Joe Biden is trapped and has no good choi...

US soldiers, deployed to train Afghan forces, in Herat. Photograph: Jalil Rezayee/EPA Of all the foreign hazards, snares, pitfalls...

US envoy in Kabul as questions over troop withdrawal swirl

The US special envoy to Afghanistan touched down in Kabul on Monday for meetings with local officials in a bid to revive a flagging pea...

China ‘to provide 400,000 COVID vaccine doses’ to Afghanis...

China has pledged to deliver 400,000 doses of Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine to Afghanistan, Afghan officials said, in a boost for...

A year to Doha accord - Afghan Taliban urge US to ‘honour...

  A Taliban delegation holds a press conference after a meeting with Zamir Kabulov. PHOTO: AFP In a statement issued on...

Afghanistan marks National Day of Armed Forces

Afghanistan on Saturday marked the National Day of Armed Forces as the security forces keep fighting a Taliban-led insurgency, the stat...

At pivotal moment in Afghanistan war, Biden weighs a dilem...

America’s longest war is approaching a crossroads. President Joe Biden’s choices in Afghanistan boil down to this: withdra...

Pakistan-Afghanistan border fence, a step in the right dir...

A view of the border fence outside the Kitton outpost on the border with Afghanistan in North Waziristan, Pakistan October 18, 2017...

Peace agreement and American options in Afghanistan

The Janus-faced pseudo Afghanistan analyst community — local and foreign — is in overdrive telling all and sundry about the...

What’s behind the planned Uzbekistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan...

From the first tracks laid in 1879 at Gyzylarbat, northwest of the capital of modern-day Turkmenistan, locomotive transport has always...

Taliban Asks Its Members to Avoid Harboring Foreign Fighte...

Amidst doubts in the Taliban’s commitment to cut their ties with al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups, the group has asked its mem...

Leave now, extension, or indefinite stay: Biden’s 3 bad Af...

President Joe Biden ahead of an announcement on small business on February 22. He’ll “very soon” make an announceme...

How not to leave Afghanistan

Afghan National Army Brig. Gen. Amlaqullah Patyani, the commander of the Kabul Military Training Center, introduces then-U.S. Vice Pr...

Afghan peace talks resume in Doha as US reviews Taliban de...

Taliban spokesperson Mohammad Naeem said that the first item of business will be setting the agenda [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera] Peac...

Do or die: President Ghani rejects idea for interim govern...

President Ashraf Ghani has vowed to block the formation of a provisional government in Afghanistan after calls for the establishment of...

Afghanistan at a key crossroads in its history

US soldiers, part of the NATO- led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) patrol west of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP/File) Alm...

US Pullout Will Ground Afghan Air Forces in 'Months': Repo...

The Afghan air force won’t be able to fly effective combat missions within months if the few remaining allied adviser...

How Russia’s special Afghan envoy wants to save the strugg...

Russian Special Envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov gave an exclusive interview to publicly financed Sputnik about his plan to save the...

Kandahar officials silent over reports of growing unrest

Elders in the southern province of Kandahar have said that the internal rifts between local officials in the province and the mismanage...

NATO Chief: No troop withdrawal from Afghanistan ‘Before t...

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan need to do more to meet the terms of a 2020 peace...

Biden has no good options on Afghanistan with deadline for...

The Biden administration is just weeks away from having to make a decision whether to end the nearly 20-year military deployment in A...