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

Afghanistan

'Our blood doesn't matter?': Agony of families after Kabul blast

At least 103 people were killed and more than 230 others injured by explosives hidden inside an ambulance.

Asia

Shock in Kabul as Taliban blast kills more than 100

Toll rises to at least 103 dead and hundreds more wounded, as official mourning period in Afghanistan begins.

Inside Story

Why are aid organisations increasingly targeted?

Humanitarian groups working in conflict zones increasingly face deadly attacks that were previously unheard of.

Afghanistan

ISIL claims attack on children's charity in Afghanistan

At least three killed and 25 wounded in bomb and gun attack on Save the Children's office in Jalalabad, officials say.

Afghanistan

Taliban attack on Kabul hotel kills 18 civilians

The attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel has left at least five people killed and six others injured.

Afghanistan

Taliban claims responsibility for Afghan hotel attack

Taliban claims responsibility for the attack on InterContinental Hotel that has left at least five civilians killed.

Pakistan

Pakistan frees pro-Taliban leader on 'health grounds'

Facing sedition charge, the 93-year-old, known as father of Taliban in Swat, released on bail as trial continues.

Pakistan releases pro-Taliban leader Sufi Muhammad

Opinion

The Afghan president has more powers than a king

The Afghan constitution which gives unprecedented powers to the president is at the heart of a major crisis in Kabul.

Nazif Shahrani

by Nazif Shahrani

Nazif Shahrani

Afghanistan

Deadly attacks hit two mosques in Afghanistan

Shia mosque in Kabul and Sunni mosque in Ghor province targeted in separate incidents, claiming more than 60 lives.

Deadly attacks hit mosques in Kabul and Ghor

Inside Story

Is there a way forward in Afghanistan?

The latest wave of Taliban attacks calls into question both US strategy and the Afghan government's capabilities.

Afghanistan

Taliban attack kills dozens of soldiers in Kandahar

Army base targeted by two suicide bombers then overrun by gunmen in hours-long firefight.

Taliban attack kills dozens of soldiers in Kandahar

Taliban

Taliban attacks leave 71 dead in Afghanistan

Coordinated attacks kill 41 and injure 150 at police camp in Paktia while car bombings in Ghazni leave another 30 dead.

Taliban kills scores in Afghanistan's Paktia and Ghazni

Asia

Afghans fear death as blunders continue after Kunduz

Two years after US air raids killed 42 people at an MSF hospital, Afghans fear for their lives amid series of mistakes.

Military blunders continue after MSF Kunduz bombing

Asia

Afghan forces struck by 'erroneous' air attack

At least 10 killed and another nine wounded in Helmand province during military operations against the Taliban.

Afghan officers killed in 'erroneous' air raid