Pentagon aims for fewer than 5,000 US troops in Afghanistan by November
The United States is counting on further military withdrawal from Afghanistan to potentially fewer than 5,000 troops as inter-Afghan peace talks progress, the Pentagon said Monday.
Prison raid mars relative calm in Afghanistan after ceasefire
At least 29 people were killed in a raid on an Afghan prison claimed by the Islamic State group, officials said Monday, as the country waited to see if a government ceasefire with the Taliban would rupture after its formal expiration.
Russia denies offering bounty for killing U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, on Monday rejected U.S. media reports that claimed Russia...
Over 400 Afghan security personnel killed or wounded by Taliban in past week
The Taliban have killed or wounded more than 400 Afghan security personnel over the past week, the interior ministry said Sunday...
Newborn Baby Shot Twice In Kabul Maternity Attack Survives
A baby that was shot twice during an attack on a maternity hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan that left 24 people dead has survived. The newborn baby, who was born just three hours before the attack, was shot twice in the leg. On Tuesday, 12 May 2020, three gunmen, suspected to be members of terror group…
Taliban claim deadly attack on Afghan army base
The Taliban said it carried out a deadly attack Thursday on an Afghan army base after the government ordered forces to resume strikes against the militants.
Afghan police open fire on protesters demanding coronavirus aid packages
At least three people were killed and several others wounded in Afghanistan’s Ghor province on Saturday during a protest against...
Afghan president, feuding rival reach 'tentative' agreement
A bitter feud between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah appeared closer to resolution Friday after Abdullah said the two men had moved forward in talks.