Afghanistan

Taliban infiltrator kills 16 Afghan militia fighters

Pro-government forces targeted by attacker who worked alongside them for months, Afghan officials say.

Taliban infiltrator kills 16 Afghan militia fighters

Middle East

Kabul purges Mujahideen and Soviet-era army generals

Ghani Government to retire over 2,000 high-ranking military officers in the next 2 years, under controversial plan.

Kabul purges Mujahideen and Soviet-era army generals

Taliban

US bombers halt the Taliban with no victory in sight

US and the Taliban are unleashing more violence to tilt the stalemate and favour their conditions at the table.

US bombers halt the Taliban with no victory in sight

Asia

Afghanistan: US-led coalition expands bombing campaign

The number of Air Force missions in Afghanistan have been increasing under the Trump administration.

Afghanistan

Will Afghanistan's long war ever end?

After a recent spate of attacks in Kabul, we ask why a 17-year old war shows no signs of stopping.

Will Afghanistan's long war ever end?

Opinion

Ashraf Ghani: 'Philosopher king' or ethnonationalist?

Despite being labelled as an intellectual politician, Ashraf Ghani has been pursuing reckless identity politics.

Eisa Khan Ayoobi

by Eisa Khan Ayoobi

Eisa Khan Ayoobi

Afghanistan

Afghans deported from Europe attacked upon return

Afghans deported and returned from Europe tell Al Jazeera how they are caught in the crossfire amid rising attacks.

Refugees deported by Europe attacked by Taliban, ISIL

Asia

Afghan president open to peace talks with armed groups

Ghani hints at possible reconciliation with factions of Taliban in a speech in Kabul in the wake of deadly attacks.

Afghanistan: Ghani open to talks with armed groups

Afghanistan

US 'invested in a failed strategy' in Afghanistan

As US vows to fight the Taliban, experts and former diplomats say the US-led forces caught in a protracted conflict.

US 'invested in a failed strategy' in Afghanistan

Shorts

Growing up too fast in Afghanistan

ISIL killed 14-year-old Khudai's father. Now the survival of his five younger sisters and mother depends on him.

Afghanistan

Earthquake jolts Afghanistan, tremors felt in Pakistan

USGS says magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region, with tremors felt in Pakistan and India.

Earthquake jolts Afghanistan, tremors felt in Pakistan

Afghanistan

Deadline looms for Afghan refugees in Pakistan

Government due to make announcement on whether to extend registration cards for more than a million refugees.

Deadline looms for Afghan refugees in Pakistan

US & Canada

Afghan war: Pentagon blocks release of key facts

The Pentagon has sought to limit the amount of publicly available information about the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan.

Afghan war: Pentagon blocks release of key facts

Afghanistan

Kabul military academy attacked, 11 soldiers dead

At least 11 soldiers killed in attack on the Marshal Fahim military academy in the Afghan capital claimed by ISIL.

Afghanistan: Gunmen attack Kabul military academy

Afghanistan

In case I die: Why Afghans keep notes in their pockets

After the Kabul attack, Afghans tell Al Jazeera how they keep written notes with important information on their person.

In case I die: Why Afghans keep notes in their pockets