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February 04, 2016
General says troop cuts constrain Afghan training mission
The ability to train and advise the still green Afghan security forces will be constrained if the U.S. troop level is cut to ...
February 03, 2016
Afghan insurgents kill 10-year-old boy who joined militia
A 10-year-old Afghan boy who was declared a hero after fighting the Taliban has been shot dead by insurgents while on his way ...
February 02, 2016
Top US commander says war in Afghanistan is not a lost cause
The top American commander in Afghanistan told lawmakers on Tuesday that the war is not a lost cause and underscored his ...
February 01, 2016
Suicide bombing in Afghan capital kills at least 9
A suicide bomber killed at least nine and wounded 12 in an attack on a police base in Kabul on Monday, an Afghan official ...
January 27, 2016
Seasoned veteran of Afghan war picked for top command
Amid growing concern about setbacks in Afghanistan, the Obama administration has chosen Lt. Gen. John W. "Mick" Nicholson, Jr
January 26, 2016
Afghan official: Policeman kills 10 other police in south
An Afghan policeman turned his weapon on fellow officers as they were sleeping in their quarters near a checkpoint in the ...
January 25, 2016
US general: Afghan army being 'rebuilt' for Taliban battle
After months of ferocious fighting, Afghan army units battling the Taliban in southern Helmand province are facing major ...
January 20, 2016
Afghan official: More troops needed against Taliban in south
Afghan troops are fighting the Taliban across most of southern Helmand province and are in desperate need of reinforcements, ...
January 18, 2016
4 nations call on Taliban to join Afghan peace talks
Representatives from four countries gathered in Kabul on Monday called on the Taliban to resume peace talks with the Afghan ...
January 17, 2016
Suicide bomber kills 13 in attack on prominent Afghan family
A suicide bomber targeting a gathering in a volatile eastern province of Afghanistan killed 13 people, including seven ...
January 13, 2016
IS branch attacks Pakistani mission in Afghanistan, kills 7
A branch of the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for an attack Wednesday on Pakistan's Consulate in eastern ...
January 12, 2016
Afghan official warns Taliban on staying out of peace talks
A senior Afghan official on Tuesday warned the Taliban against staying out of the peace process with the government in Kabul, ...
January 11, 2016
Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, US seek roadmap to peace
Four countries __ Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States __ were cloistered away late into the night Monday ...
January 10, 2016
Afghan forces struggle as ranks thinned by 'ghost' soldiers
Afghan forces are struggling to man the front lines against a resurgent Taliban, in part because of untold numbers of "ghost" ...
January 04, 2016
Afghan troops fight gunmen near Indian Consulate in north
Afghan troops rappelled from helicopters onto the roof of a four-story building near the Indian Consulate in a northern city ...
January 03, 2016
Gunmen raid building in Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif
Gunmen stormed a building in the city of Mazar-i-Sharif Sunday evening, prompting a shootout with security forces, an Afghan ...
December 28, 2015
Suicide car bomb attack kills 1 near Kabul airport
A suicide car bomb attack killed at least one civilian Monday near the Kabul international airport, Afghan government ...
December 27, 2015
Pakistani army chief visits Kabul to discuss peace talks
Afghanistan and Pakistan agreed on Sunday to meet with U.S. and Chinese officials in the first weeks of the new year to ...
December 24, 2015
District besieged by Taliban still under Afghan control
Afghan forces backed by U.S. air strikes pushed back a Taliban onslaught Thursday in a strategically important district in ...
December 23, 2015
Afghan troops rushed to area under Taliban attack
The Afghan military has rushed reinforcements to a besieged southern district threatened for days with takeover by the ...