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New ISIS leader remains shrouded in mystery
Analysis

New ISIS leader remains shrouded in mystery

2019: a year of Taliban retreat as militants lose control of 13 districts
Security

2019: a year of Taliban retreat as militants lose control of 13 districts

Taliban has 'no ceasefire plans'
Security

Taliban has 'no ceasefire plans'

People's Peace Movement on the road again in call for war's end
Security

People's Peace Movement on the road again in call for war's end

War in Afghanistan caused 100,000 civilian casualties in past decade: UN
Security

War in Afghanistan caused 100,000 civilian casualties in past decade: UN

40 years on, veterans still grapple with Soviet-Afghan war
Security

40 years on, veterans still grapple with Soviet-Afghan war

ISIS scrambles to recoup key funding streams following series of defeats
Economy

ISIS scrambles to recoup key funding streams following series of defeats

Decades later, Soviet bombs still killing Afghans
Security

Decades later, Soviet bombs still killing Afghans

Taliban claim blast that killed US soldier in Afghanistan
Security

Taliban claim blast that killed US soldier in Afghanistan

On the run, ISIS remnants face imminent defeat in Kunar Province
Security

On the run, ISIS remnants face imminent defeat in Kunar Province

New campaign amplifies voices of the Afghan people on peace negotiations
Security

New campaign amplifies voices of the Afghan people on peace negotiations

Nangarhar residents return home to rebuild their lives after ISIS defeat
Security

Nangarhar residents return home to rebuild their lives after ISIS defeat

Government campaigns prove vital in advancing rights of Afghan women
Women's Rights

Government campaigns prove vital in advancing rights of Afghan women

13 Taliban fighters surrender in Samangan citing disgust with group's tactics
Security

13 Taliban fighters surrender in Samangan citing disgust with group's tactics

Ghani, Khalilzad discuss potential ceasefire with Taliban in Kabul
Security

Ghani, Khalilzad discuss potential ceasefire with Taliban in Kabul

Angered by killings, residents of Darzab District rise up against Taliban
Security

Angered by killings, residents of Darzab District rise up against Taliban

Thousands of Iranians face torture, execution in post-protest crackdown
Human Rights

Thousands of Iranians face torture, execution in post-protest crackdown

Roadside bomb in Khost kills 10 members of family heading to funeral
Security

Roadside bomb in Khost kills 10 members of family heading to funeral

Religious scholars, tribal elders express optimism over Taliban peace talks
Security

Religious scholars, tribal elders express optimism over Taliban peace talks

Afghans welcome passage of Child Protection Act by Wolesi Jirga
Youth

Afghans welcome passage of Child Protection Act by Wolesi Jirga

Roadside bomb kills 10 civilians in Ghazni as US-Taliban talks on 'brief pause'
Security

Roadside bomb kills 10 civilians in Ghazni as US-Taliban talks on 'brief pause'

Female special forces officers join operations against ISIS in Nangarhar
Security

Female special forces officers join operations against ISIS in Nangarhar

Herat protestors warn Tehran is pushing Afghanistan to be world's next Syria
Security

Herat protestors warn Tehran is pushing Afghanistan to be world's next Syria

Taliban attack US base in Kabul amid renewed peace talks
Security

Taliban attack US base in Kabul amid renewed peace talks

Afghan forces rescue civilians under Taliban siege in western provinces
Security

Afghan forces rescue civilians under Taliban siege in western provinces

'Pink Shuttle' buses help Afghan women navigate conservative society
Women's Rights

'Pink Shuttle' buses help Afghan women navigate conservative society

Optimism in Afghanistan grows amid improved peace prospects, security
Security

Optimism in Afghanistan grows amid improved peace prospects, security

Widows of soldiers killed by Taliban find unique job opportunity in Nangarhar
Women's Rights

Widows of soldiers killed by Taliban find unique job opportunity in Nangarhar

Millions of Afghans lose telecom services as Taliban destroy over 200 towers
Security

Millions of Afghans lose telecom services as Taliban destroy over 200 towers

Financially weakened Iran to accept $5 billion 'investment' from Russia
Economy

Financially weakened Iran to accept $5 billion 'investment' from Russia

Stunned residents return to Achin District after ISIS's ouster
Terrorism

Stunned residents return to Achin District after ISIS's ouster

Kohistanat residents rise up against Taliban
Security

Kohistanat residents rise up against Taliban

Nangarhar's successes against ISIS continue as almost 100 fighters surrender
Security

Nangarhar's successes against ISIS continue as almost 100 fighters surrender

Herat authorities counter dollar smuggling with ban on Iranian rials
Economy

Herat authorities counter dollar smuggling with ban on Iranian rials

US negotiator set to restart Taliban peace talks
Politics

US negotiator set to restart Taliban peace talks

Renowned Japanese doctor, 5 Afghans killed in Nangarhar attack
Security

Renowned Japanese doctor, 5 Afghans killed in Nangarhar attack

Iranian regime's warm reception of Taliban draws anger in Afghanistan
Politics

Iranian regime's warm reception of Taliban draws anger in Afghanistan

Deadly blast in Kunduz highlights continuing danger of land mines
Security

Deadly blast in Kunduz highlights continuing danger of land mines

Image of vaunted Iranian leader Qasem Soleimani 'inflated'
Politics

Image of vaunted Iranian leader Qasem Soleimani 'inflated'

Taliban fighters surrendering in Ghor pledge support against former comrades
Security

Taliban fighters surrendering in Ghor pledge support against former comrades