The Taliban group reacted in panic regarding the handover of the first batch of the modern UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to the Afghan security forces.

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has said certain people exist among the security forces ranks who are not having the capabilities or the will to end the war.

The German government is expected to send 420 additional troops to Afghanistan, according to Der Spiegel on Saturday.

Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Sunday questioned how ─ under the watch of US intelligence and military ─ the militant Islamic State (IS) group emerged in Afghanistan over the past few years.

Afghanistan’s Ahmad Yasin Salik Qaderi Won gold at the 9th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships (WBPF) in Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar on Sunday. 

After sixteen years of the military presence of United States in Afghanistan, a number of political analysts say Afghanistan's sacrifices are far greater than its gains, arguing that insurgent activities and groups have increased during American presence in Afghanistan though the US came to Afghanistan apparently to fight terrorism. 

Taliban splinter group, govt reps meet in Turkey

Sunday, 08 October 2017 03:21 Written by

Turkey is hosting peace parleys between a splinter group of the Afghan Taliban and the government, says a former Taliban minister.

Habatulla orders followers to not confront ISIS

Sunday, 08 October 2017 03:20 Written by

Taliban leader Mullah Habatullah has ordered his followers not to deal with the Islamic State (IS) fighters in an aggressive manner, a reliable security official in the southern zone revealed on Saturday.

In order to build trust with the Taliban, Afghanistan is working to bring back insurgent detainees from neighboring Pakistan.

Residents from at least three villages in Badghis province, in the west of Afghanistan, said the Taliban attacked the area on Thursday evening and torched a number of houses.