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US is defeated in Afghanistan: Heykmatyar

Gulbuddin Heykmatyar, leader of Hezb-e-Islami of Afghanistan, on Wednesday claimed that the United States had been defeated in Afghanis...

US lost $19 billion to fraud, abuse in Afghanistan

The United States has lost $19 billion in Afghanistan since 2002 due to “waste, fraud and abuse,” the Special Inspector Gen...

Are Afghan ‘terrorist mercenaries’ really going to Azerbai...

Al-Masdar News cited a statement from the Armenian National Security Agency that was carried by RT to report that Yerevan accused Baku...

Taliban attitude, commitments reflect willingness to chang...

While the world is awaiting progress in the intra-Afghan talks with bated breath, an expert says the current phase in war-torn Afghanis...

Afghanistan calls for expansion of economic ties with Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Chairman of Afghan Peace Council Abdullah Abdullah (L) Chairman of Afghan Peace Council Abdul...

Ex-Afghan PM Gulbuddin Hekmatyar begins 3-day visit to Pak...

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Leader of Hezb-e-Islami of Afghanistan, along with a delegation will be arriving in Islamabad on Monday (19 Septem...

Deadly car bomb attack outside Afghanistan police headquar...

At least 12 civilians have been killed and more than 100 people wounded after a car bomb explosion in Afghanistan’s western provi...

Afghanistan: Peace negotiator’s sojourn to entice India, P...

Afghanistan is walking on a tight rope, balancing its ties between arch-rivals India and Pakistan, lest their enmity affects the peace...

Despite Trump tweet, Afghanistan Christmas withdrawal unli...

President Donald Trump and national security adviser Robert C. O'Brien talk with reporters The US National security adviser Ro...

America’s future in Afghanistan is hanging in the balance

To comment on the future of US-Taliban peace talks, it is important to first understand why America has failed in its 19-year long war...

Taliban agree to reduce Afghan casualties, says US envoy

The Taliban have promised US forces to reduce casualties in Afghanistan after a wave of violence raised questions about peace talks, a...

The Trump-Taliban scandal

CBS News recently claimed that Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid endorsed American President Donald Trump’s re-election during...

Thousands flee amid fighting between Taliban and Afghan fo...

Tens of thousands of people in southern Afghanistan have fled their homes following days of heavy fighting between the Taliban and gove...

15 feared dead after two army helicopters collide in Afgha...

At least nine people – all Afghan crew and soldiers – were killed when two helicopters collided in Helmand. The two Soviet...

Pakistan, Afghanistan resetting ties: Islamabad issues ove...

Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul issued over 2,000 visas in a single day on Oct. 12, following the government’s decision to faci...

Afghanistan withdrawal still 'conditions-based': Top US ge...

The US withdrawal of more troops from Afghanistan will depend on a reduction in violence and other conditions agreed in February with t...

US forces hit Taliban with airstrikes as violence surges i...

American forces conducted over the past couple days several airstrikes in support of Afghan security forces under attack by the Taliban...

How Pakistan can help secure peace in Afghanistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent call for enduring peace in Afghanistan, even if unoriginal, is laudatory in the presc...

Taliban cheers Trump vowing early troop withdrawal, Kabul...

The Taliban has welcomed a tweet from US President Donald Trump in which he has promised to have the last of American troops out of Afg...

The US will not fully withdraw its troops from Afghanistan

On October 7, 2001, the US launched a war in Afghanistan in the name of anti-terrorism. Ninteen years have passed.  A divided cou...

3.7 million Afghan children don't attend school

Principal Fazel Rahim says the 1,700 students in grades 1-6 at his Allah Gul Mujahid primary school just east of the Afghan capital hav...