Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Afghanistan News

US, Afghan forces killed 33 civilians in self-defence: US

Kabul - The US confirmed Thursday that its forces in Afghanistan killed 33 Afghan citizens "in self-defence" in Kunduz last year in a single incident highlighting civilian casualties, one of the most contentious issues of the 15-year campaign.

US, Afghan forces killed 33 civilians in self-defence: US

Kabul - The US confirmed Thursday that its forces in Afghanistan killed 33 Afghan citizens "in self-defence" in Kunduz last year in a single incident highlighting civilian casualties, one of the most contentious issues of the 15-year campaign.

US, Afghan forces killed 33 civilians in self-defence: US

Kabul - The US confirmed Thursday that its forces in Afghanistan killed 33 Afghan citizens "in self-defence" in Kunduz last year in a single incident highlighting civilian casualties, one of the most contentious issues of the 15-year campaign.

US, Australian hostages appear in Afghan Taliban video

Kabul - An American and an Australian have appeared in a Taliban hostage video, five months after they were kidnapped from Kabul.

Five UAE officials among 56 killed in Afghanistan bombings

Kandahar - Five UAE officials were among 56 people killed in a string of bombings across Afghan cities, authorities said Wednesday, as Taliban militants step up a deadly winter campaign of violence.

At least nine dead in Kandahar blast during UAE envoy's visit

Kandahar - At least nine people were killed in an explosion in the governor's compound in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province Tuesday during a visit by the UAE ambassador, local media reported.

Afghan ex-interpreters seek French visas, citing threats

Kabul - Nearly 100 Afghan former interpreters for the French army demanded French visas on Tuesday so they can leave their country, saying they face regular threats from Islamist insurgents.

Afghan ex-interpreters seek French visas, citing threats

Kabul - Nearly 100 Afghan former interpreters for the French army demanded French visas on Tuesday so they can leave their country, saying they face regular threats from Islamist insurgents.

Afghan ex-interpreters seek French visas, citing threats

Kabul - Nearly 100 Afghan former interpreters for the French army demanded French visas on Tuesday so they can leave their country, saying they face regular threats from Islamist insurgents.

Twin Taliban blasts near Afghan parliament kill 30, injure dozens

Kabul - Twin Taliban blasts struck near the Afghan parliament in Kabul Tuesday, killing at least 30 people and wounding 80 in a rush-hour attack that shattered a relative lull in violence in the capital.

Twin Taliban blasts near Afghan parliament kill 30, injure dozens

Kabul - Twin Taliban blasts struck near the Afghan parliament in Kabul Tuesday, killing at least 30 people and wounding 80 in a rush-hour attack that shattered a relative lull in violence in the capital.

Twin Taliban blasts near Afghan parliament kill 30, injure dozens

Kabul - Twin Taliban blasts struck near the Afghan parliament in Kabul Tuesday, killing at least 30 people and wounding 80 in a rush-hour attack that shattered a relative lull in violence in the capital.

Afghans push for Taliban 'safe zone' to outflank Pakistan

Kabul - Afghan officials are pushing to create a "safe zone" for Taliban insurgents in a bid to wean them away from traditional sanctuaries inside Pakistan, in a radical and contentious strategy to de-escalate the conflict.

Afghans push for Taliban 'safe zone' to outflank Pakistan

Kabul - Afghan officials are pushing to create a "safe zone" for Taliban insurgents in a bid to wean them away from traditional sanctuaries inside Pakistan, in a radical and contentious strategy to de-escalate the conflict.

Afghans push for Taliban 'safe zone' to outflank Pakistan

Kabul - Afghan officials are pushing to create a "safe zone" for Taliban insurgents in a bid to wean them away from traditional sanctuaries inside Pakistan, in a radical and contentious strategy to de-escalate the conflict.

US Marines to return to Afghanistan's Helmand province

Washington - Some 300 US Marines will head to Helmand province in Afghanistan this spring to help a NATO-led mission to train Afghan forces, the Marines said.

Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety

Kabul - Allegations over Russia and Iran's deepening ties with the Taliban have ignited concerns of a renewed "Great Game" of proxy warfare in Afghanistan that could undermine US-backed troops and push the country deeper into turmoil.

Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety

Kabul - Allegations over Russia and Iran's deepening ties with the Taliban have ignited concerns of a renewed "Great Game" of proxy warfare in Afghanistan that could undermine US-backed troops and push the country deeper into turmoil.

Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety

Kabul - Allegations over Russia and Iran's deepening ties with the Taliban have ignited concerns of a renewed "Great Game" of proxy warfare in Afghanistan that could undermine US-backed troops and push the country deeper into turmoil.

Blast in Kabul hits Afghan MP's vehicle, three wounded

Kabul - An Afghan MP was among at least three people wounded when a roadside bomb struck his vehicle in Kabul Wednesday, officials said, in the latest in a series of attacks on lawmakers.

Afghan woman pilot's asylum bid sparks fervent debate

Kabul - The shock announcement of Afghanistan's first woman fixed-wing pilot to seek asylum in the US has touched off a spirited national debate on the country's most vexing issues: insecurity, women's rights and mass exodus of young people.

Taliban gunmen storm Afghan MP's house, casualties feared

Kabul - Taliban gunmen stormed the residence of an Afghan lawmaker in the capital Kabul on Wednesday, with casualties feared in the ongoing gun battle that follows a recent lull in violence.

British soldier who killed Taliban fighter divides UK

London - A British soldier who cited Shakespeare after killing an injured Taliban fighter could be home on bail in time for Christmas, three years after being found guilty of murder in a landmark conviction.

Taliban video shows N. American hostage couple and children

Kabul - An American-Canadian couple held hostage by the Taliban have appeared in a video for the first time with their two children born in captivity, pleading with President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump to secure their release.

Afghan 'bacha bazi' kidnappings: search for the victims

Iran - A glassy-eyed Afghan teenager sits mutely beside his father, hunched over a tray of tea and candy, unable to tell the painful story of how he was kidnapped by a policeman to be used as his sex slave.

Hopeless Afghan struggle to save boy sex slaves

Iran - Quivering with quiet rage, Shirin holds a photo of his teenage brother-in-law, who now lives as the plaything of policemen, just one victim of a hidden epidemic of kidnappings of young boys for institutionalised sexual slavery in Afghanistan.

Gunmen kill five female airport workers in Afghanistan

Kandahar - Gunmen on motorcycles shot dead five female airport workers and their driver in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, underlining the dangers facing employed women in the conservative, conflict-torn country.

US Pentagon chief reassures Afghans ahead of Trump era

Kabul - Pentagon chief Ashton Carter sought to reaffirm US commitment to Afghanistan on Friday, as uncertainty lingers over President-elect Donald Trump's strategy on America's longest war in the face of a resilient Taliban insurgency.

Afghan female skier fights taboos — with aid of mullahs

Kaboul - Masooma Hasani would be pelted with rocks whenever she went skiing, a sport considered unbecoming for girls in conservative Afghan society, but an unlikely ally helped change local attitudes: mullahs advocating women's rights.

Afghan teen arrested over German murder-rape

Berlin - A teenage Afghan asylum seeker has been arrested on suspicion of the rape and murder of a 19-year-old female student in Germany, police and prosecutors said Saturday.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 57 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Afghanistan


Afghanistan Image

Staff Sgt. Dawayne Krepel  a squad leader with U.S. Army Europe s 2nd platoon  Able Company  2nd Bat...
Staff Sgt. Dawayne Krepel, a squad leader with U.S. Army Europe's 2nd platoon, Able Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry, searches an Afghan man during a tactical checkpoint mission on the Pech River Road in Kunar Province, Afghanistan Jan. 11, 2008 (U.S. Army Photo)
US Army Photo
DEA FAST team members in Afghanistan arrest a farmer for cultivating opium poppies during a raid on ...
DEA FAST team members in Afghanistan arrest a farmer for cultivating opium poppies during a raid on his residence.
Screen capture - ABC News
President Barack Obama greets U.S. troops at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan  March 28  2010.
President Barack Obama greets U.S. troops at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, March 28, 2010.
White House Photo by Pete Souza
Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle
Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle
Not listed on the Army web site
An Afghan boy looks at a U.S. Marine photographer in 2010
An Afghan boy looks at a U.S. Marine photographer in 2010
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Lindsay L. Sayres
A burning tanker after Taliban attack
A burning tanker after Taliban attack
balazsgardi
Mrs. Ferguson is handed a bouquet of flowers to symbolize the neighborhood support for her family s ...
Mrs. Ferguson is handed a bouquet of flowers to symbolize the neighborhood support for her family's sacrifice.
A woman accused of adultery squats in front of a crowd before her public execution in a village outs...
A woman accused of adultery squats in front of a crowd before her public execution in a village outside Kabul
Jacko Daniels
Afghan President Hamid Karzai
Afghan President Hamid Karzai
Chuck Hagel
US cargo plane crashing immediately after takeoff from Bagram Airfield military base in Afghanistan
US cargo plane crashing immediately after takeoff from Bagram Airfield military base in Afghanistan
YouTube
Staff Sergeant Ferguson s daughter proudly wears her dad s cap.
Staff Sergeant Ferguson's daughter proudly wears her dad's cap.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange led a protest in London against the war in Afghanistan  10 years af...
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange led a protest in London against the war in Afghanistan, 10 years after the U.S. and Britain went to war against the Taliban.
Screengrab from Jason Li video
The blue dot in the center shows the area where Pakistan and China performed their joint military op...
The blue dot in the center shows the area where Pakistan and China performed their joint military operations. Bannu, to the west, has been the most recent site of Pakistan's attacks on terrorist. The white line also to the left is the border with Afghanistan, and Kabul can be seen even west and north of it. The capitol of Pakistan, Islamabad is to the right of the area.
Pakistani Military
Staff Sgt. Timothy Blackman  a squad leader in Company D  1st Battalion  28th Infantry Regiment  4th...
Staff Sgt. Timothy Blackman, a squad leader in Company D, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, provides over watch security while the Afghan National Army conducts a shura with the people in Pirkowti Valley with the Paktika Province
U.S. Army
Map of Afghanistan showing the location of Nuristan  in the Northeast part of the country. This prov...
Map of Afghanistan showing the location of Nuristan, in the Northeast part of the country. This province is where the researchers primarily conducted their studies on the Kashmir musk deer.
University of Texas Libraries
Afghanistan women
Afghanistan women
Afghanistan Matters
US Army Sergeant (retired) Brendan Marrocco  lost all four limbs in an EFP attack in Baiji  Iraq in ...
US Army Sergeant (retired) Brendan Marrocco, lost all four limbs in an EFP attack in Baiji, Iraq in 2009, being helped from the firing range during 'Operation Proper Exit' at Forward Operating Base Shank in Afghanistan's Logar Province, May 28, 2014
Brendan Smialowski, AFP
NATO helicopter
NATO helicopter
U.S. Navy
Paula Broadwell with Gen. David H. Petraeus in Afghanistan in 2011
Paula Broadwell with Gen. David H. Petraeus in Afghanistan in 2011
International Security Assistance Force NATO

Latest News
Top News