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(This September 27th story has been refiled correct headline and first paragraph to show strike caused civilian casualties, not killed civilians; corrects second bullet point... [Read More]
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Suicide bombers and militants firing mortars attacked Kabul's airport during a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday, prompting a U.S. air strike... [Read More]
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NATO countries have strong reasons to maintain support for Afghanistan and will respond to U.S. President Trump's call for more troops and funding, the alliance's... [Read More]
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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited Kabul on Wednesday to pledge support for the government of President Ashraf Ghani, with the precarious security in the... [Read More]
A senior U.S. commander in Afghanistan apologized on Wednesday for a "highly offensive" leaflet which contained a passage from the Koran used in the Taliban... [Read More]
Tens of thousands of Afghan troops have been disabled in the 16 years since a U.S.-led campaign ousted the Taliban in 2001. [Read More]
Lieutenant Mehrullah Safi, 28, now sells mobile phone cards after losing leg in rocket-propelled grenade explosion - a story all-too-common after 16 years of conflict... [Read More]
Afghan soldier Mehrullah Safi's military career ended in southern Helmand pro... [Read More]
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Country's rich deposits of gold, silver, platinum, iron ore and copper could represent path to economic independence but experts call plan to tap into them... [Read More]
US president's plans to use some of the country's US$1 trillion in mineral wealth to pay for the war are unlikely to happen. [Read More]
Afghan authorities are tightening security in the central area of Kabul housing foreign embassies and government offices after a string of suicide attacks that have... [Read More]
Fighting flares in at least 7 provinces around Afghanistan... [Read More]
As the U.S. administration prepares its new strategy for Afghanistan, the Kabul government and its Western allies are working hard to develop an air force... [Read More]
While Washington works on plans to send more troops to Afghanistan, U.S. forces on the ground are grappling with building an army in the middle... [Read More]
AFGHANISTAN-USA/ (PIX):As Washington ponders Afghan mission, Marines toil in Helmand... [Read More]
From his sandbagged command post outside the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, Brigadier General Mohammad Nasim Sangin says he needs more troops and equipment to... [Read More]
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