Terrorism

2018-01-05

Suicide bombing hits protest in Kabul, killing 13 police officers

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, the first to hit the capital since the start of the new year.

2018-01-05

Suicide bombing hits protest in Kabul, killing 13 police officers

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, the first to hit the capital since the start of the new year.

2018-01-04

Hekmatyar accuses Iran of supporting ISIS in Afghanistan

'Iran wants to play the same game in Afghanistan that it played under the name of ISIS in Iraq and Syria,' the former militant commander said.

2018-01-04

Hekmatyar accuses Iran of supporting ISIS in Afghanistan

'Iran wants to play the same game in Afghanistan that it played under the name of ISIS in Iraq and Syria,' the former militant commander said.

2018-01-02

Taliban, ISIS responsible for rise in Afghan civilian deaths in 2017

The year was one of the bloodiest on record for Afghanistan, as militants targeted civilians with suicide attacks and mines.

2018-01-02

Taliban, ISIS responsible for rise in Afghan civilian deaths in 2017

The year was one of the bloodiest on record for Afghanistan, as militants targeted civilians with suicide attacks and mines.

2017-12-25

Collapse of ISIS 'caliphate' in Middle East hastens group's demise elsewhere

The defeat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria will bring an end to the group in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia -- where security forces are ready to deal with any new challenges, analysts say.

2017-12-25

Collapse of ISIS 'caliphate' in Middle East hastens group's demise elsewhere

The defeat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria will bring an end to the group in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia -- where security forces are ready to deal with any new challenges, analysts say.

2017-12-19

ISIS fighters force Jawzjan widows, girls into marriage

The militants are also forcing young children in the province to undergo terrorist training, including to serve as suicide bombers, officials and local residents say.

2017-12-19

ISIS fighters force Jawzjan widows, girls into marriage

The militants are also forcing young children in the province to undergo terrorist training, including to serve as suicide bombers, officials and local residents say.

2017-12-06

ISIS-Taliban clashes spread to Laghman

Militants from both sides have been killed in the ongoing battles in Nangarhar and Laghman provinces.

2017-12-06

ISIS-Taliban clashes spread to Laghman

Militants from both sides have been killed in the ongoing battles in Nangarhar and Laghman provinces.

2017-12-05

Attacks against Afghan media are ploy to cover up atrocities: observers

Seeking to hide the crimes they have committed, ISIS and the Taliban have increased attacks against journalists and the media.

2017-12-05

Attacks against Afghan media are ploy to cover up atrocities: observers

Seeking to hide the crimes they have committed, ISIS and the Taliban have increased attacks against journalists and the media.

2017-11-29

ISIS expansion faltering in Afghanistan: report

Military operations and a lack of public support have halted the expansion of ISIS in Afghanistan and Pakistan, say analysts.

2017-11-29

ISIS expansion faltering in Afghanistan: report

Military operations and a lack of public support have halted the expansion of ISIS in Afghanistan and Pakistan, say analysts.

2017-11-27

Islamic alliance vows to wipe out terrorism

Afghanistan and Pakistan are among 41 countries that have joined the 'pan-Islamic unified front' against violent extremism.

2017-11-27

Islamic alliance vows to wipe out terrorism

Afghanistan and Pakistan are among 41 countries that have joined the 'pan-Islamic unified front' against violent extremism.

2017-11-23

Taliban's grim track record against women and children in Afghanistan, Pakistan

The Taliban on both sides of the border have a history of raping women and killing children, observers say.

2017-11-23

Taliban's grim track record against women and children in Afghanistan, Pakistan

The Taliban on both sides of the border have a history of raping women and killing children, observers say.