Gen. John Nicholson’s exhortation of continued support for the Afghans suggested the Pentagon may have won its argument that America’s military must stay engaged in the conflict in order to insure terrorists don’t once again threaten the U.S. from safe havens in Afghanistan.
The construction work of the largest embassy compound of Afghanistan kicked off in Islamabad, the provincial capital of Pakistan.
The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) released today the initial findings of its human rights fact-finding into the 3 to 5 August attack on Mirza Olang village in Sayyad district of Sari Pul province.
Some Hizb-i-Islami commanders are pushing for handover of uprising forces posts to the Taliban, the governor of northern Balkh province said.
PM Haider al-Abadi announces ground operation to retake the northern city, telling ISIL fighters 'surrender, or die'
Yemeni officials loyal to former president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, say Saudi Arabia has for the first time deployed troops to the southwestern port city of Aden, where Riyadh and its ally, the United Arab Emirates, are vying for a foothold.
At least eight Taliban insurgents were killed in ongoing clashes in Chamtal district of northern Balkh province, local officials said on Sunday.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said more water dams will be built in western Herat province of Afghanistan as he unveiled the government’s new economic perspectives for the province.
Militants stopped two vehicles and abducted 10 passengers in Afghanistan's central-eastern Ghazni province on Saturday, officials said.
President Ghani attended an official ceremony to mark the occasion on Saturday and laid a wreath at the Minaret of Independence.
Military says it is not coordinating with Syrian army regarding operations against ISIL near Ras Baalbek.
An agent of the Pakistani military intelligence, inter services intelligence (ISIS), has been arrested by the security forces in Kabul as he was planning an attack on the major Pul-e-Charkhi prison.
At least 17 passengers have been wounded in a traffic accident in Charshanba-Tapa area of Afghanistan’s northern Baghlan province, officials said Thursday.
Belarus said it is ready to participate in the implementation of major projects in the production sector and the power engineering industry of Afghanistan.
Taliban insurgents have attacked police check posts in different parts of Zabul province, killing 18 policemen, sources said.
The US army confirmed that one of its soldiers was killed in fighting against Daesh insurgents in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday.
The US president could either decide to send in thousands more troops or do the opposite and pull out completely leaving private contractors to help Afghanistan.
Saudi Arabia had closed its land border with Qatar in June as part of an economic and political blockade.
At least two people were arrested for being involved in magnetic bombings in Kabul city amid a steep rise in such bombings in the city.
The shadow district governor of Taliban group and a senior member of Quetta Council were killed in Ghazni province, official said.