Afghanistan Is Trying to Save Its Child Bombers
In a room full of loud teenagers, 17-year-old Mohammad Ehsan is the quietest. (The names of the boys in this piece have been changed to protect their identities.) The other boys in this juvenile ...
Saad Arhabi killed with 10 other fighters in Nangarhar overnight, security officials say
“Education is increasingly a casualty in Afghanistan,” a briefing note by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) recently observed. The note was in reaction to a larger, comprehensive report by the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA), titled ‘Education Under Attack’, which studies the impact of conflict on education in 28 countries. According to the...
Unconfirmed reports suggested the five-day siege of the southern Afghan province of Ghazni by the Taliban had caused a lot of damage
Hundreds of troops, police and civilians have been killed just weeks after Eid ceasefire
Police say the blast happened near an educational centre
The attack follows a week of insurgency by the terrorist group
The ignored warnings and slow government response to Taliban onslaughts raise difficult questions, writes Ruchi Kumar in Kabul
The closures come amid reports of imminent offensive by Taliban fighters against ISIS
As the US opens a dialogue aimed at ending the 17-year Taliban conflict, peace marchers are putting pressure on Pakistan to stop backing insurgents
Afghan Vice-President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum arrived in Kabul last Sunday, after weeks of widespread protests in the country’s north, his traditional bastion, demanding that the government allow the self-exiled leader to return. Gen. Dostum, an ethnic Uzbek veteran of Afghanistan’s wars and politics, left the country last year amid allegations of sexual abuse and...