Protesters in Afghanistan want to shut down the presidential palace in Kabul after the arrest of a local warlord influential within the Uzbek minority.
Shadi Khan Saif
The declaration of a ceasefire by the government and the Taliban has already sparked a festive mood in Afghanistan where young people are longing for permanent truce.
After years of raging violence and bloodshed, women in conservative Afghanistan have risen for peace and against terrorism.
The cold-blooded extrajudicial killing of a young ethnic Pashtun in Pakistan’s largest city of Karachi last month moved hundreds of thousands of his community members.
The precision with which militants have been able to carry out assaults in Afghanistan has exposed problems with the country's security apparatus.
The U.S. has placed Pakistan on a “Special Watch List” for “severe violations of religious freedom” during a growing rift in between the two nations.
KABUL, Afghanistan – Life has seemed meaningless for Naeem Gul in Afghanistan’s Paktia province since he lost a young son to a landmine three years ago. Mr. Gul’s 17-year-old son Sheren…
Breathing has recently become hazardous in the Afghan capital city of Kabul due to mounting air pollution that has started to fuel temporary migration.
Sexual harassment, persistent security threats and chauvinism in Afghanistan’s conservative society have led scores of women and girls to quit working in the country’s nascent media…
Afghanistan has some 3.6 million people addicted to drugs. In 2017, potential opium production in the war-ravaged country increased by 87 percent.
In an effort to curb drug trafficking, Afghanistan suspended licenses of more than 800 medicine importing firms on charges of smuggling and counterfeiting.
In Afghanistan, 3.5 million children are out of school, and 85 percent of them are girls. The number of schools for female students is currently shrinking.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Just weeks into the announcement of the new U.S. strategy for Afghanistan, a sudden surge in casualties on the war fronts and among civilians has overshadowed prospects…
KABUL, Afghanistan - In a major blow to the delivery of humanitarian services in one of the most vulnerable areas in war-riddled Afghanistan, the International Committee of the Red Cross…
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Though Afghanistan is an impoverished country, it is awash with weapons, the result of unceasing wars and civil strife that plagued the nation for decades. Now that…