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July 04, 2020
US envoy forges ahead with troubled Taliban peace deal
Washington's envoy to Afghanistan on Saturday emphasized the economic benefits of the peace deal with the Taliban, forging ...
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 14, 2020
Official says suicide attack in eastern Afghanistan kills 5
A suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktia province on Thursday that looked to target a military compound but exploded ...
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 08, 2020
Afghanistan envoy calls for American contractor's release
The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation says he has called for the release of an American captured by Taliban-linked ...
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 30, 2020
SEALs tried to locate US citizen taken by Afghan militants
In the days following the January capture of an American contractor in Afghanistan, Navy SEAL commandos raided a village and ...
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 21, 2020
Lebanese protests, politics resume with a new, virus twist
Lebanese lawmakers convened Tuesday inside a cavernous Beirut theater so that parliament members could observe social ...
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 ...
April 01, 2020
The Latest: China reports 36 new COVID-19 cases
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, ...
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 ...
March 24, 2020
US shames Afghan leaders' obstinance as pandemic looms
Washington's unprecedented threat to cut $1 billion in Afghanistan funding — a response to the refusal of rivals in Kabul to ...
March 24, 2020
US slashes aid to Afghanistan after Pompeo visit to Kabul
The Trump administration is slashing $1 billion in assistance to Afghanistan and threatening further reductions in all forms ...
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