In a house near the foot of the dusty mountains that surround Kabul, I meet a former government employee. She asks to remain anonymous because she fears a backlash. But she wants the world to hear her story. She says her former boss, a senior minister in the government, repeatedly harassed her, and one day when she went to his office, tried to physically assault her.
Dadullah alias Surkhabi, one of the most dangerous leaders of Taliban killed in Jawzjan

Dadullah alias Surkhabi, one of the most dangerous leaders of Taliban killed in Jawzjan

The Afghan security forces killed one of the most dangerous leaders of Taliban group during an operation in Jawzjan province.
17 July 19 - 11:36
Ghani, Saudi crown prince talk over phone

Ghani, Saudi crown prince talk over phone

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani spoke on Tuesday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on issues including peace, Arg said.
17 July 19 - 10:25
Senior Afghan, U.S. security and defense officials met with Herat governor

Senior Afghan, U.S. security and defense officials met with Herat governor

Senior Afghan and U.S. security and defense officials met with the governor of Herat province on Tuesday to discuss security developments.
17 July 19 - 10:23
US-led airstrike kills 15 civilians in Syria’s Dayr al-Zawr: Report

US-led airstrike kills 15 civilians in Syria’s Dayr al-Zawr: Report

At least 15 civilians have reportedly been killed in an airstrike by the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the terrorist Takfiri Daesh group on a residential area in Syria’s eastern province ...
17 July 19 - 01:51
Afghan Director Roya Sadat’s Movie Wins Best Screenplay at SAARC Film Festival

Afghan Director Roya Sadat’s Movie Wins Best Screenplay at SAARC Film Festival

On July 7, “A Letter to the President” by renowned Afghan filmmaker Roya Sadat won Best Screenplay at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Film Festival in Sri Lanka....
17 July 19 - 01:42
After 135 days, Pakistan opened airspace for Afghan civilian flights

After 135 days, Pakistan opened airspace for Afghan civilian flights

Pakistan opened its airspace for all civilian traffic including the Afghan flights after over four months of closure on Tuesday.
17 July 19 - 01:37
Afghanistan, Pakistan envoys discuss mutual ties

Afghanistan, Pakistan envoys discuss mutual ties

Deputy and Acting Foreign Minister of Mr. Idrees Zaman on Tuesday met with the Ambassador of Pakistan to Kabul, Mr. Zahid Nasrullah Khan, where both sides discussed issue of mutual ties, and ...
17 July 19 - 01:31
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Attack on U.S. Base in Afghanistan

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Attack on U.S. Base in Afghanistan

'Providing evidence for its claim, ISIS published two photos'
17 July 19 - 01:25
Badghis clash inflict casualties on both Taliban and Afghan Special Forces

Badghis clash inflict casualties on both Taliban and Afghan Special Forces

A heavy clash between Taliban militants and Afghan Special Forces ended in Badghis province inflicting casualties on both sides.
16 July 19 - 19:10
Nearly 50% of Afghans suffer mental illnesses

Nearly 50% of Afghans suffer mental illnesses

Half of Afghans have suffered mental illness, according to the ministry of public health.
16 July 19 - 18:29
Taliban Fighters Sustained Heavy Losses in Herat

Taliban Fighters Sustained Heavy Losses in Herat

Including foreign rebels, dozens anti-government militias were killed during military operations conducted by Afghan security forces in western Herat province.
16 July 19 - 18:25
Afghanistan invests $1.5M in Azerbaijani economy - Azeri deputy minister

Afghanistan invests $1.5M in Azerbaijani economy - Azeri deputy minister

The value of investments by Afghanistan in the economy of Azerbaijan has amounted to $1.5 million, Azerbaijani Deputy Economy Minister Sahib Mammadov told reporters in Baku, media reports.
16 July 19 - 18:20
5 soldiers, 11 militants killed in clashes in Afghanistan

5 soldiers, 11 militants killed in clashes in Afghanistan

Five Afghan army soldiers and 11 Taliban militants were killed in checkpoint clashes in Afghanistan's northern Faryab province overnight, a military source said Tuesday.
16 July 19 - 18:13
Civilian, 22 militants killed in E. Afghan counter-terrorism operation

Civilian, 22 militants killed in E. Afghan counter-terrorism operation

One child and 22 militants were killed following a counter-terrorism operation in Afghanistan's eastern Logar province overnight, Afghan Ministry of Interior Affairs confirmed on Tuesday.
16 July 19 - 18:08
Turkey continues to receive Russian S-400 components

Turkey continues to receive Russian S-400 components

Turkey on Tuesday has continued to receive components of Russian S-400 missile defense system, the National Defense Ministry said.
16 July 19 - 17:05
Taliban commander among 12 killed, wounded in a premature IED explosion in Faryab

Taliban commander among 12 killed, wounded in a premature IED explosion in Faryab

A premature improvised explosive device explosion killed, wounded 12 Taliban militants including the commander of the group.
16 July 19 - 16:36
Five Civilians Reportedly Killed In Logar Airstrike

Five Civilians Reportedly Killed In Logar Airstrike

At least five civilians were killed in an airstrike by Afghan forces in the central province of Logar on Monday evening, a number of Logar residents claimed.
16 July 19 - 14:12
5 killed in rooftop collapse in Afghanistan

5 killed in rooftop collapse in Afghanistan's Nangarhar

In Afghanistan, one woman and four children were killed when rooftop of their house collapsed in Nangarhar province.
16 July 19 - 12:39
Peace Possible If It Is Based On Afghan Constitution: Envoy

Peace Possible If It Is Based On Afghan Constitution: Envoy

French Ambassador to Afghanistan David Martinon at a ceremony on Bastille Day in Kabul on Monday said that reconciliation in Afghanistan is possible if it is based on the Afghan Constitution ...
16 July 19 - 12:15
Normal Kabul-Delhi flights to resume as Pakistan reopens airspace to all international flights

Normal Kabul-Delhi flights to resume as Pakistan reopens airspace to all international flights

The Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority welcomed Pakistan’s move to reopen its airspace to all international flights.
16 July 19 - 08:52