Afghanistan

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018

Multiple blasts hit Afghan city, gun battle underway

Afghan security forces battled a group of attackers who stormed a government building in the eastern city of Jalalabad in a coordinated attack that killed at least nine people and wounded dozens,...

March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018

Afghanistan beat Ireland to qualify for World Cup

Afghanistan, after losing their opening three qualifying games, upset the odds to beat Ireland by five wickets on Friday to qualify for next year's Cricket World Cup.

March 17, 2018
March 17, 2018

Baby Donald Trump causes a stir in Afghanistan

Donald Trump flops over his pink and white baby walker and rolls it around his family's modest home in Kabul, blissfully unaware of the turmoil his "infidel" name is causing in the...

January 29, 2018
January 29, 2018

11 Afghan soldiers killed in latest attack in Kabul

Militants raid a military academy in Kabul, the Afghan capital, killing 11 soldiers, the fourth major attack in a spate of violence over the past nine days that is putting a new, more aggressive US...

January 29, 2018
January 29, 2018

No end to Afghan woes

The latest blast in a crowded area in Kabul, where the extremists used an explosive laden ambulance that killed more than 95 people, shows that the extremists are still calling the shots in...

September 27, 2017
September 27, 2017

Mattis arrives in Afghanistan as rockets hit Kabul airport

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has visited Kabul to pledge support for the government of President Ashraf Ghani, with the precarious security in the Afghan capital underlined by a rocket attack on...

September 5, 2017
September 5, 2017

Trump's doomed Afghan strategy

The implications of Trump's speech extend beyond America's policy in Afghanistan. The address also sharpened the contours—already limned during his May visit to Saudi Arabia and his July...

August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017

5 killed as blast hits bank near US embassy in Kabul

A suicide bomber blew himself up at a bank in the Afghan capital close to the heavily protected US embassy compound, killing at least five people and wounding eight, interior ministry says.

August 7, 2017
August 7, 2017

50 killed in Afghan attack

Insurgents attacked a village in the northern Afghan province of Sar-e Pul, killing as many as 50 people, including women and children, officials say.

June 23, 2017
June 23, 2017

Afghanistan and the New Great Game

The security situation in Afghanistan is getting worse by the day. Almost every week there are terrorist attacks on government installations or civilians with large number of casualties.