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Taliban militants who are active in parts of the Faryab province have yet to make comments on the report.
A group of Taliban insurgents were gathered in Nawa district to attack security checkpoints, but the military planes targeted them in pre-emptive action
Earlier in the day, a blast targeted a car on the western edge of Afghanistan capital Kabul, killing five including four doctors and injuring two others
The victims were meeting at a home to participate in a Quranic lecture, which is a regular Friday activity for Muslims, in Gilan district, about 120 km away from Ghazni.
ANDSF also destroyed 6 Taliban militants’ hideouts and 25 defense positions during the raid in the region 555 km southwest of Afghanistan capital Kabul.
The airstrike was conducted at 11:15 p.m. local time, targeting camp of Mawlawi Ismahil, who served as Taliban insurgents’ shadow district chief for Qaysar
Taliban cache stored 6 AK-47 rifles, 1 RPG launcher, 2,000 bullets, more than 70 kg explosive materials, according to Afghanistan government
The militants have blocked a main road connecting Afghan province Kunduz with neighboring Takhar province within the past 12 days
Pentagon said in mid-July that US maintained its force level in Afghanistan at mid-8,000s, meeting conditions of US-Taliban deal signed in late February
Members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to government of Afghanistan
Taliban launched massive attacks on security checkpoints in Taghri area, triggering heavy fighting during which airstrikes killed 27 militants
Two attackers including Qari Naqib, a member of Taliban spy agency in N. Afghanistan restive province, were killed
Since the signing of a peace agreement between Taliban and the United States in February, Afghan leaders have frequently demanded the Taliban to reduce violence
Hassan Allam Construction, in a joint venture with Power Generation Engineering and Services (PGESCo), has also been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract for the project.
At least 62 worshippers were killed in the blast, government accuses Taliban
Taliban carries out an attack killing 16, wounding at least 119
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More than 2,200 Americans have been killed in Afghanistan, and the US has spent more than $840bn fighting the Taliban and paying for relief and reconstruction
New York –It is impossible to win a war that you cannot define. That seems to be the main lesson to be drawn from Afghanistan, where a so-called victory seems ever more unreachable. It is also the conclusion of several experts on the region, who fear US forces would be mired forever in that unjustly …
New York – As the war in Afghanistan shows no signs of abating, the health of the people in the country continues to be cause for concern. Afghanistan’s health care system is considered one of the worst in the world, and decades of war and international neglect have contributed to its deterioration. An estimated 6 million …
The attack left five Emirati diplomats killed, and the UAE’s ambassador to Afghanistan injured
For decades, Afghanistan has been relying economically and militarily on neighboring Pakistan. But Afghan President Ghani wants to break this dependence by bolstering ties with India, where he is on a two-day visit.
After a spate of recent deadly bombings, the Afghan capital Kabul still remains in shock. Experts believe Afghanistan’s increasingly close ties with India are a reason for the uptick in violence.
The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as they seek to expand their control in Afghanistan. Will Mullah Ibrahim Sadar be different from his predecessors? DW asks Kabul-based expert Wahid Muzhdah.
South Asia expert Michael Kugelman tells DW why the assassination of “Islamic State” leader for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed, in a US drone strike will not affect the militant group’s activities in the region.
At least 80 people have been killed in an attack on the Shiite Hazara community in Kabul. “Islamic State” claimed responsibility for the bombings. Experts say that highlights IS’s increasing presence in Afghanistan.