Respected by both the people and his opposition, Ahmad Shah Massoud had been a brave commander and a ‘real hero’, said numerous leaders Saturday.
The rescue this summer of dozens of Afghan youths destined to be trained as Taliban fighters has spotlighted how entrenched poverty is fuelling a renewable supply of child soldiers to endlessly replenish the insurgents' ranks.
The provincial police chief of the southern Kandahar province General Abdul Raziq has said a major operation will kick off against the insurgents in this province.
Hard on the heels of Donald Trump’s decision to wage a more aggressive war in Afghanistan, London reportedly prepares to ramp up SAS covert operations there. According to British intelligence, Afghanistan could fall to the Taliban if the US pulled out.
Ismail Khan, a senior Afghan politician, has voiced support for the proposed parliamentary system of governance.
The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has reacted to reports regarding the alleged plans for the outsourcing of Afghan war, warning that the security situation will further deteriorate and will get worse as Iraq if such a step is taken.
New Your Times reports that the death of Taliban commander Mullah Mansour was most likely engineered by Pakistan’s ISI.
Can the US defeat the Taliban in Afghanistan? Security is worsening as the Taliban continue to control large parts of the country.
UK rights activists have gathered outside Bahrain’s embassy in London to call on the British government and the rest of the international community to stand up to the Bahraini regime and stop its brutal treatment of ant-government protesters.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone on Wednesday, Ghani's office said.
The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Saturday met with the leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar in his residence.
A leading US senator on Wednesday asked FBI officials to explain how a rogue employee with top-secret clearance traveled to Syria without their knowledge and married a prominent ISIS terrorist she had been assigned to investigate.
New pictures have emerged from the eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan showing the aftermath of an airstrike involving GBU-43 bombing, also known as Mother of All Bombs (MOAB) on ISIS hideouts.
With Iran's top military official warning Pakistan of reprisals for sheltering militias attacking targets in Iran, three of Islamabad's neighbours have accused it of cross-border terrorism. Iran's warning that it might be considering its version of "surgical strikes" comes after 10 of ...
Levels of violence generally dip in winter months, but this year Taliban carried out several major attacks, says report.
At least 91 insurgents have been killed as deadly clashes erupted among the Taliban insurgents and the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group.
Conflict-related detainees in Afghanistan continue to face torture and ill-treatment in government detention facilities, a UN report released today has found. The report also says that the Afghan Government has committed to fully eliminating the practice.
Two persons were killed and 10 others sustained injures as a bicycle bomb struck Ghazni city on Wednesday.
But within months American officials were said to have picked up intelligence that Fahim was considering assassinating Karzai.
Improving the lives of ordinary Afghans was a key tenet of counterinsurgency.