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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]
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In the first half of 2017, 1,662 civilians were killed, surpassing a record set last year during the same period. [Read More]
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A suicide car bomber drove into a crowd in Lashkar Gah, detonating so forcefully that some victims were blown into a nearby river, officials said. [Read More]
Afghan officials have now chosen sides, offering the faction, popularly known as the Renouncers, with weapons, safe passage and intelligence support. [Read More]
The insurgents seem to be focusing again on the province, after gaining ground in neighboring provinces in recent years. [Read More]
Afghan officials said they were investigating claims that at least nine civilians, including six children, were killed when coalition forces blew up a Taliban weapons... [Read More]
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The yearslong offensive in the district, in Helmand Province, took the lives of more combatants than any other fight for territory in Afghanistan. [Read More]
The suicide bomber in Helmand Province appeared to have chosen a car that resembled one being used by the militia. One security official put the... [Read More]
The NATO mission in Afghanistan has opened a preliminary investigation into claims that more than 20 civilians were killed in recent American airstrikes in the... [Read More]
A double bombing by the Taliban near the Afghan Parliament office compound in Kabul on Tuesday killed dozens of people during the early evening rush... [Read More]
The attack came as workers left the Parliament compound in Kabul, killing at least 30 and wounding more than 80. The Taliban claimed responsibility. [Read More]
With the Taliban making gains in their insurgency and seizing control of territory from the government, opportunities for women in the Afghan work force have... [Read More]
Besieged Afghan officials in the southern province of Oruzgan said Sunday that scores of regular Afghan soldiers had surrendered in the past week to the... [Read More]
A police post on the main road into Tirin Kot in southern Afghanistan was under assault, and an airstrike hit the post instead of the... [Read More]
Taliban insurgents on Thursday were on the verge of overrunning the southern city of Tirin Kot, the capital of Uruzgan Province, Afghan officials and local... [Read More]
The militants were firing on government buildings in the southern city of Tirin Kot, the capital of Oruzgan Province, officials reported. [Read More]
Long before the mortar shell landed, killing half of Ezzatullah Khan's immediate family, their lives had turned into a cruel and extended race with death.Mr.... [Read More]
The early tenure of the Taliban's new leader, a low-key religious scholar seen as a potential unifier, has been notable for lacking the drama his... [Read More]
Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada, seen as a potential unifier, remains something of a mystery at the top of an insurgency stretched by internal divisions. [Read More]
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