Afghan commandos have freed 47 prisoners from two Taliban jails in northern Baghlan and Kunduz provinces, officials said on Tuesday.
The Taliban's leader said Saturday the insurgents will not call a ceasefire any time soon, even as a US envoy was heading to the region for a fresh round of peace talks.
Deadly floods sweeping Afghanistan have put the celebrated minaret of Jam -- one of the country's most revered cultural, architectural and historical treasures -- at risk of collapse, an official warned Saturday.
A US air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban.
Under the Warm Winter project for 2018-2019, Qatar Red Crescent Society’s (QRCS) mission in Afghanistan has distributed winterisation and food aid to 4,125 displaced families in three Afghan provinces.
A Taliban fighter driving a Humvee packed with explosives blew himself up outside a police headquarters in the northern Afghan city of Pul-e-Khumri and other fighters opened fire on security forces there
Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups, a UN report released Wednesday revealed.
Kobra Samim, who rides for Afghanistan's national cycling team, wrote on Facebook that women's participation in sport is her ‘red line’ as the US tries to forge a peace deal with the Taliban.
At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday
Two girls' schools have been destroyed in Afghanistan's western province of Farah, officials said on Tuesday.
Taliban fighters have killed 12 security forces in the last 48 hours in clashes in Afghanistan's western province of Badghis, the defence ministry said Monday.