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Afganistan

Afghanistan: Power politics in the Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean region is considered significant for the major powers in the international political arena. These powers see their securit...

Taliban say they expect Biden to abide by Afghan pullout d...

The Taliban said Sunday they expect the next US president, Joe Biden to abide by the deal signed with his predecessor Donald Trump's ad...

Former Afghan TV presenter killed in explosion in Kabul

The killing of Yama Siawash was condemned by government officials as an 'unforgivable' crime [File: Omar Sobhani/Reuters] A former...

A peace deal alone cannot solve Afghanistan’s myriad probl...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban in Doha, Qatar September 12, 2020...

Afghanistan violence jumps 50 percent amid peace talks: Wa...

Violent attacks in Afghanistan have surged by 50 percent over recent months, even as the Kabul government and the Taliban launched unpr...

What does the US presidential election mean for Afghanista...

It has been the longest running war for the United States - 19 years and the bloody conflict involving the Taliban insurgents continues...

Why Afghanistan has pledged support for Azerbaijan in Nago...

A 2017 ceremony of signing Azerbaijan-Afghanistan documents with participation of Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev and Afghan Presid...

International donors likely to pledge less for Afghanistan

Afghanistan is likely to receive reduced pledges for aid from international donors gathering in Geneva next month, three sources famili...

Afghanistan, Taliban delegations accept Qatar’s mediation

The Afghan government and the Taliban have agreed that Qatar would play a role in facilitating peace talks and providing advice to nego...

Russia may host future intra-Afghan talks, says diplomat

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova Moscow does not rule out that Russia may host future intra-Afghan talks if th...

Violence expands to 28 Afghan provinces as talks face dela...

Violence has expanded to 28 out of 34 provinces in the country in the last 24 hours amidst constant delays in the start of direct peace...

Afghan MD 530F helos to receive Crashworthy Fuel System up...

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) has announced two independent contract awards from Army Contracting Command-Redstone to support allied oper...

Several inmates killed in Herat prison riot: Afghan offici...

Rioting at a prison in western Afghanistan has left at least eight inmates dead, provincial officials told the Associated Press news ag...

Trump has ‘no plan’ to exit Afghanistan by Christmas, key...

Weeks after the US military was blindsided by President Donald Trump’s assertion that all US troops will be out of Afghanistan by...

US to push Afghanistan, Taliban to reduce violence

Zalmay Khalilzad  US President Donald Trump's special envoy will head to Doha, Qatar this week to meet Afghan and Taliban rep...

Five Taliban fighters killed in airstrike, says US

The United States said Monday it had conducted an airstrike in central Afghanistan, killing at least five Taliban insurgents. A milita...

No country can rival Pakistan in desire for Afghan peace:...

Calling the US-Taliban peace agreement a historic opportunity, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Saturday underlined that progress...

Afghan security forces kill senior al-Qaida leader

Abu Muhsin al-Masri Afghan security forces have killed Abu Muhsin al-Masri, a senior al-Qaida leader who was on the FBI’s mo...

Trump administration continues to send mixed signals about...

The Trump administration continued to send contradictory messages about the future of US troops in Afghanistan on Wednesday. The US am...

Taliban vows to pave way for investment in Afghanistan

The Taliban has expressed assurance that it would pave the way for global investment in the "future of Afghanistan". Mohammad Naeem, t...

Can China be a peacemaker in Afghanistan?

Internally displaced people flee with their belongings  “China would be welcomed as an arbitrator in negotiations [for...