Fighting is raging around three major cities in south and west Afghanistan, as Taliban militants seek to seize them from government forces. Herat, Lashkar Gah and Kandahar saw continued clashes on Sunday. The Taliban have made rapid rural gains..
An exhibition introducing a new museum designed by Herzog & de Meuron is currently under development in Lusail. The Lusail Museum will draw on its world-class collection of Orientalist art, archaeological artefacts, and media from antiquity to the..
Nazar Mohammad, popularly known as Khasha Zwan, was found murdered in Kandahar province last week A video clip showing a popular Afghan comedian being forcibly taken away in a vehicle with a gunman thrashing him before his murder has gone viral on..
KABUL - A nine-member Taliban delegation is on a two-day visit to China where they met the foreign minister for talks on the peace process and security issues, the group said on Wednesday. "Politics, economy and issues related to the se..
The resurgent Taliban have taken more territory in Afghanistan in the last two months than at any time since they were ousted from power in 2001. Over the last 20 years, the control map of Afghanistan has been an ever-changing canvas. Here, we loo..
U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday authorized up to $100 million from an emergency fund to meet "unexpected urgent" refugee needs stemming from the situation in Afghanistan, including for Afghan special immigration visa applicants, the Whit..
DUSHANBE, July 23 - Tajikistan is preparing to take in up to 100,000 refugees from neighbouring Afghanistan where fighting has escalated as United States-led troops withdraw, a senior Tajik official said on Friday. Taliban insurgents are gaining c..
KABUL, July 20 - Rockets hit the Afghan capital on Tuesday, landing near the presidential palace during prayers for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, but President Ashraf Ghani and many others calmly continued praying at an outdoor gathering, TV im..
The daughter of Afghanistan's ambassador to Pakistan was briefly kidnapped and injured by unknown assailants, officials say. Silsila Alikhil was held for several hours after being seized on her way home in the Pakistani capital Islamabad on Fr..
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