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Secured at high cost by the American troop surge in 2010, the critical Afghan province of Kandahar again seems at risk from heavier insurgent assaults. [Read More]
The insurgents took two important areas in the north and the west, killing many among the already-depleted Afghan security forces. [Read More]
One of the suicide bombers who attacked an Afghan security outpost this week was the son of Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada, the Taliban's supreme leader, officials... [Read More]
A U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand killed several members of the Afghan security forces, Afghan and U.S. officials said Friday. The death... [Read More]
Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, from de facto exile, had built an alliance of Afghan politicians opposed to President Ashraf Ghani. He was denied permission to... [Read More]
In the first half of 2017, 1,662 civilians were killed, surpassing a record set last year during the same period. [Read More]
CAMP SHORAB, Afghanistan —The last time U.S. Marines were in Helmand province, they had a sweeping mission and the resources to carry it out. [Read More]
Marines have returned to Helmand Province to help Afghan forces regain ground lost to the Taliban, and this time there is no timetable for leaving. [Read More]
There are three versions of how Tabaruk, a mother of six, died this spring during a journey through treacherous snow-covered mountains in Afghanistan. [Read More]
If Afghanistan is one of the worst places to be a woman, then Ghor Province may be the country's capital of gender-based violence. [Read More]
We didn't have to look far for indications of where the explosion had happened: Most of our office windows were gone. [Read More]
Assailants with rifles, explosives and women's disguises stunned Iran on Wednesday with audacious attacks on the parliament building and tomb of its revolutionary founder, the... [Read More]
The dual assaults in Tehran left at least one person dead and several more injured. Iran's Security Council held an emergency meeting to discuss the... [Read More]
Security forces fired into the air as angry crowds tried to get past the gates of the Afghan presidential palace. A blast earlier this week... [Read More]
The bombing has cast a shadow over the new peace effort in several ways, showing how fragile every facet of peacemaking can be in the... [Read More]
Read more about Kabul attack: Deadly truck bombing is one of the Afghan war's worst strikes on Business Standard. The bombing happened just as the... [Read More]
A truck bomb that devastated Kabul near the presidential palace and foreign embassies on Wednesday is a reminder of how the capital itself has become... [Read More]
The blast appeared to be one of bloodiest of the long Afghan war. [Read More]
A truck bombing near the Afghan presidential palace early Wednesday killed at least 80 people and wounded hundreds, officials said. The death toll seemed certain... [Read More]
A huge explosion near the Afghan presidential palace early Wednesday caused panic in much of central Kabul, with windows blown out of buildings across a... [Read More]