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August 04, 2020
Afghan forces retake prison after deadly attack by IS group
Militants affiliated with the Islamic State group stormed a prison in eastern Afghanistan in a daylong siege that left at ...
August 03, 2020
Islamic State gunmen, suicide bomber attack Afghan prison
The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a complex attack by a suicide car bomber and multiple gunmen ...
July 26, 2020
UN says thousands of anti-Pakistan militants in Afghanistan
A U.N. report says more than 6,000 Pakistani insurgents are hiding in Afghanistan, most belonging to the outlawed Pakistani ...
July 17, 2020
Taliban make big changes ahead of expected talks with Kabul
The Taliban have put the son of the movement's feared founder in charge of their military wing and added several powerful ...
June 21, 2020
UN says Afghan health workers facing deliberate attacks
The United Nations on Sunday released a special report expressing concerns over what it called recent “deliberate attacks” ...
June 02, 2020
Afghan official: Kabul mosque bombed, 2 dead, 2 wounded
A bomb exploded inside a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday killing two people, including the mosque's prayer ...
May 24, 2020
Taliban, Ghani declare three-day cease fire for Eid holiday
The Taliban and Afghanistan's president announced late Saturday a three-day cease-fire ahead of a major Islamic holiday that ...
May 21, 2020
US envoy working to resuscitate flagging Afghan peace deal
The first visit to Kabul by Washington’s peace envoy since Afghanistan's squabbling political leadership reached a ...
May 18, 2020
Taliban suicide bomber kills 9 troops in eastern Afghanistan
A suicide bomber in a stolen military Humvee targeted a base in eastern Afghanistan belonging to the country's intelligence ...
May 17, 2020
Afghan president and rival announce power-sharing agreement
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and political rival Abdullah Abdullah signed a power-sharing agreement, two months after both ...
May 15, 2020
US on track to pull troops from Afghanistan despite turmoil
The United States is on track to meet its commitment to the Taliban to withdraw several thousand troops from Afghanistan by ...
May 13, 2020
Death toll from attack on Kabul maternity clinic rises to 24
Officials on Wednesday raised the death toll from a militant attack on a maternity hospital in Kabul to 24, including ...
May 10, 2020
Taliban say they don't have missing US contractor
Taliban leaders searched their ranks, including in the much-feared Haqqani network, and on Sunday told The Associated Press ...
May 01, 2020
Watchdog group says US not releasing data on Taliban attacks
The U.S. mission in Afghanistan has for the first time refused to publicly release its data on insurgent attacks amid the ...
April 29, 2020
Afghan officials: Suicide bomber kills 3 civilians in Kabul
A suicide bomber on Wednesday targeted a base belonging to Afghan special forces on the southern outskirts of the capital, ...
April 28, 2020
UN report notes drop in number of Afghan civilians killed
A report by the U.N. mission in Afghanistan on Monday noted a drop in the number of civilians killed in violence in the first ...
April 12, 2020
Afghan Taliban confirms release of 1st government prisoners
The Taliban announced Sunday it will be releasing 20 Afghan government prisoners the group has been holding, in the first ...
April 08, 2020
Afghanistan frees 100 Taliban, but group hasn't verified
Afghanistan released 100 Taliban prisoners Wednesday, claiming they were among 5,000 detainees to be freed under a deal ...
April 06, 2020
Taliban warn peace deal with US near breaking point
The Taliban said their peace deal with the United States was nearing a breaking point, accusing Washington of violations that ...
March 27, 2020
Political turmoil in Kabul dogs negotiations with Taliban
After months of deliberation, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday announced his 21-member team to negotiate peace with ...
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