Afghanistan

President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump to order troop cuts in Afghanistan, Iraq

Trump to order troop cuts in Afghanistan, Iraq

 

An Afghan receives a treatment at a hospital after a suicide car bombing in Ghor province western of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Oct. 18. 2020. A suicide car bombing on Sunday killed at least 1a dozen people and wounded more than 100 others in Afghanistan is western Ghor province officials said. (AP Photo)

Car bombing in western Afghanistan kills 13, wounds 120

KABUL — A suicide car bombing on Sunday killed at least 13…

 

Afghan forces retake prison after deadly attack by IS group

Afghan forces retake prison after deadly attack by IS group

Afghan forces retake prison after deadly attack by IS group

 

SEALs tried to locate US citizen taken by Afghan militants

SEALs tried to locate US citizen taken by Afghan militants

US slashes aid to Afghanistan after Pompeo trip to Kabul

US slashes aid to Afghanistan after Pompeo trip to Kabul

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is slashing $1 billion in assistance to…

US slashes aid to Afghanistan after Pompeo trip to Kabul
Trump says he spoke to a Taliban leader, had ‘good talk’

Trump says he spoke to a Taliban leader, had ‘good talk’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that he spoke on the…

Trump says he spoke to a Taliban leader, had ‘good talk’
US, Taliban sign deal aimed at ending war in Afghanistan

US, Taliban sign deal aimed at ending war in Afghanistan

DOHA, Qatar — The United States signed a peace agreement with Taliban…

US, Taliban sign deal aimed at ending war in Afghanistan
Report: US misled public on progress in Afghanistan war

Report: US misled public on progress in Afghanistan war

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government across three White House administrations misled the…

Report: US misled public on progress in Afghanistan war
Governor: Suicide bomb in southern Afghanistan kills 20

Governor: Suicide bomb in southern Afghanistan kills 20

Suicide bomb in southern Afghanistan kills 20 KABUL — A powerful suicide…

Governor: Suicide bomb in southern Afghanistan kills 20
Canada marks fifth anniversary of end of Afghanistan mission

Canada marks fifth anniversary of end of Afghanistan mission

OTTAWA — When the Sept. 11 terror attacks hit the World Trade…

Canada marks fifth anniversary of end of Afghanistan mission
Afghanistan says death toll from Kabul bombing rises to 103

Afghanistan says death toll from Kabul bombing rises to 103

KABUL — Afghan authorities have raised the death toll from Saturday’s suicide…

  • Jan 29, 2018
Afghanistan says death toll from Kabul bombing rises to 103
Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal

Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal

KABUL — Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel gave…

  • Jan 22, 2018
Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal
Afghan officials said to talk nearly every day with Taliban

Afghan officials said to talk nearly every day with Taliban

ISLAMABAD — Despite seemingly stalled peace talks between Afghanistan’s government and the…

  • Aug 29, 2017
Afghan officials said to talk nearly every day with Taliban
Trump renews Afghan commitment but says ‘no blank check’

Trump renews Afghan commitment but says ‘no blank check’

WASHINGTON — Declaring the U.S. will win “in the end,” President Donald…

  • Aug 21, 2017
Trump renews Afghan commitment but says ‘no blank check’
FILE — In this March 8, 2017 file photo, Afghans cry after a deadly attack on a military hospital, in Kabul, Afghanistan. A letter drafted by a senior Islamic State militant and obtained by The Associated Press points to a growing power struggle within the group’s Afghan affiliate, pitting notoriously fierce Uzbek fighters against Pakistanis seen as too close to that country’s powerful intelligence service. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

Power struggle seen within surging IS in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD — A letter drafted by a senior Islamic State militant and…

  • Jun 7, 2017
FILE — In this March 8, 2017 file photo, Afghans cry after a deadly attack on a military hospital, in Kabul, Afghanistan. A letter drafted by a senior Islamic State militant and obtained by The Associated Press points to a growing power struggle within the group’s Afghan affiliate, pitting notoriously fierce Uzbek fighters against Pakistanis seen as too close to that country’s powerful intelligence service. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

Freeland offers condolences on Afghan bombing

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is condemning a massive suicide…

Security forces stand next to a crater created by massive explosion in front of the German Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. The suicide truck bomb hit a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul killing scores of people and wounding hundreds more. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Death toll at 90 in huge suicide bombing in Afghan capital

KABUL — A suicide attacker struck the fortified heart of the Afghan…

  • May 31, 2017
Security forces stand next to a crater created by massive explosion in front of the German Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. The suicide truck bomb hit a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul killing scores of people and wounding hundreds more. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)