(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghan officials say suicide bombers have attacked a police compound in a mountainous area near the capital, Kabul.
Interior Ministry spokesman Seddiq Seddiqi said a suicide car bomber first blew through the gates of the district police headquarters in Surobi.
He said that two other attackers, clad in …
The U.S. says the prisoners could now pose a security threat to Afghan and international troops
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — A young girl from Kabul has been diagnosed with polio, the first case linked to Afghanistan’s capital since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, according to officials.
Afghanistan’s Public Health Ministry said that a vaccination campaign had been launched — with particular focus on the area of eastern Kabul …
A new report by the U.N. details a bloody year for Afghan civilians
Coalition forces are investigating the claim
The Afghan president reportedly tried to reach a peace deal without the involvement of American and Western allies
Election day set for April 5
As precondition to 2014 security pact
No casualties reported during attack in Afghan capital
The Tuesday crash was the deadliest event for U.S. military in Afghanistan since 2012
Karzai gets apology by phone for a strike that killed civilians amid security-agreement negotiations
As the U.S. and Afghanistan seek to hammer out a security deal for 2014 that will set out the terms of the U.S.’s continued presence in the country for years to come, all eyes fall on this week’s Loya Jirga. This grand assembly of tribal leaders, deeply embedded in Afghan culture, isn’t your usual decision making body. Here’s what you …
The government is drafting a new penal code that reintroduces public stoning as a punishment