The Taliban are aiming to reach a withdrawal agreement with the US by the end of January and are prepared to ‘scale down’ military operations ahead of signing the deal, according to their chief spokesman.
More than 100,000 Afghan civilians have been killed or injured over the past decade, the United Nations reported Thursday, as it renewed calls to end the bloody 18-year conflict.
Taliban militants have abducted 27 members of the People's Peace Movement from Afghanistan's western province of Farah, a leader of the group said on Wednesday.
Seven Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack on a base in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said, as local and international forces brace for another deadly winter.
The Taliban claimed responsibility Monday for an attack on an American convoy that killed one US soldier and, according to the insurgents, wounded several more.
Afghanistan's incumbent President, Ashraf Ghani, won a slim majority of votes in a Sept. 28 election, delayed preliminary results showed on Sunday, in a poll that plunged the country into political uncertainty.
Nearly 50 civilians were wounded in a complex attack that hit a medical facility near the largest US military base in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, officials said.
The body of Tetsu Nakamura, a beloved Japanese doctor who was shot to death in Afghanistan after decades of his earnest support for the country, was brought back to Japan on Sunday.
Gunmen killed six people, including the head of a Japanese aid agency, on Wednesday in an attack on their vehicle in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan, officials said.
The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in Afghanistan has launched Phase 2 of a project to support education in remote and poor provinces of the country ...
Qatar has renewed its support for all international efforts to support peace, security, stability and prosperity in Afghanistan, expressing its belief in the peaceful and political settlement of crises ...