Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff general Joseph Dunford has said that the U.S. cannot win the war in Afghanistan without securing cooperation from Pakistan.
The Taliban have promised they will not create problems for reconstruction and development projects in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, locals said on Monday.
As many as 120 pro-government uprising members have joined the Taliban in the Kohistan district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday.
Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Monday reacted over Friday's airstrike by U.S. in southern province of Helmand that killed 16 Afghan police.
At least 40 militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group’s offshoot, ISIS Khurasan, were killed during the operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
A Taliban suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul on Monday, killing up to 35 people and wounding more than 40, government officials said, in one of the worst attacks in the Afghan capital in recent weeks.
At least 16 Afghan policemen were reportedly killed in an airstrike carried out by U.S. in southern Helmand province on Friday.
Relatives call for justice to be delivered.
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has condemned the killing of Afghan police in US airstrike and Taliban attacks. As many as 16 local police were killed and two others wounded in American forces airstrike in Greshk district of Helmand province on Friday.
The Chief Executive of the Government of National Unity Abdullah Abdullah has warned that irresponsible statements and moves could spark chaos in the country.