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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