Afghanistan is home to a large number of ethnic groups, but its four principal tribes are Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks. Only Pashtun leaders seem to consider Afghanistan a…
A report by the office of the Special Inspector for Afghanistan Reconstruction found that Washington had set unrealistic expectations for itself after the U.S.-led invasion in 2001.
Many schools in the region of more than 1.7 billion did not provide enough toilets for girls. This, coupled with a lack of access to proper sanitary pads, meant students were choosing to…
Foreign donors have flooded Afghanistan with more money than it can absorb, exacerbating corruption and fuelling the drawn-out conflict, according to U.S. independent auditor John Sopko.
Afghanistan's slain journalists were remembered on World Press Freedom Day on Thursday, days after the deadliest attack on the country's media since the fall of the Taliban in 2001.
Ten journalists were among dozens killed in multiple attacks across Afghanistan on Monday, in the deadliest day for the country's media since 2001. Two suicide blasts in Kabul killed 25…
The Afghan National Unity Government, whether failing to protect or tacitly, leaves the Hazara community under attack. The international community has a moral obligation to protect these…
Ordinary Afghans are increasingly in the crosshairs of militants, a U.N. report showed, with the number of civilians killed or wounded in attacks more than doubling in the first quarter.
After years of raging violence and bloodshed, women in conservative Afghanistan have risen for peace and against terrorism.
A governor in northern Afghanistan has become the second in the region to defy an order by President Ashraf Ghani to step down.
Germany argues that the Afghans, mostly young men, are criminals with possible times to terrorist elements and that Kabul is safe enough for them.
An attack by the Islamic State on Save the Children's office in Kabul has forced them to suspend their programs in Afghanistan for the time being.
At least 11 people were killed and 25 others wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a crowd of police and protesters in Kabul.
Afghanistan’s Envoy to U.S. Hamdullah Mohib says the Taliban is not winning in Afghanistan, and his country is building up the military to face challenges.
At least 40 people have been killed in a suicide attack targeting Shiites in Kabul, the deadliest episode of sectarian violence since October.
Ministers from Afghanistan, Pakistan and China agreed to work together to tackle the threat of terrorism tied to China's vast western Xinjiang region.
US Vice President Pence arrived on an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, becoming the most senior Trump administration official to visit troops there.
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.